Men's golf

Tiger Woods flips his ball as he walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 13, 2019 - 4:00 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Kuchar is playing his 54th major championship and realized something new as he walked off the 18th green at Bethpage Black. "I think this is the first time I've worn a beanie at the PGA Championship," he said Monday. He wasn't alone. Tiger Woods was layered in clothing...
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Sung Kang pumps his fist after a birdie putt on the 10th hole in the final round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament on Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 12, 2019 - 7:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang made a 23-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to finally take the lead for good at the Byron Nelson and held on for his first PGA Tour victory on a 27-hole Sunday at Trinity Forest. That was the second of three consecutive birdies for Kang, the 31-year-old South Korean who...
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May 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Major championship golf returned to Bethpage State Park and found the Black course just how it left it 10 years ago: wet. More than one-half inch of rain fell Sunday as some players began to arrive for the PGA Championship. And more rain and cool weather are forecast for...
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May 11, 2019 - 3:26 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood shrugged off the effects of a virus to move into contention to win the British Masters as a late stumble from Matt Wallace in the third round threw the European Tour event wide open on Saturday. After going 47 holes without dropping a shot, second-round...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2009, file photo, Bunkers line the fairway and protect the green on the 18th hole of Bethpage State Park's Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. Bethpage is hosting its third major when the PGA Championship starts May 16. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
May 10, 2019 - 3:05 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the Black Course at Bethpage State Park, site of the 101st PGA Championship to be played May 16-19. Includes combined rank and scoring average of each hole from the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Opens: No. 1, 430 yards, par 4: The opening shot from an elevated...
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May 10, 2019 - 3:03 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A capsule look at the four previous times Bethpage Black has held premium golf events: TOURNAMENT: 2002 U.S. Open. WINNER: Tiger Woods. SCORE: 277. RUNNER-UP: Phil Mickelson. MARGIN: 3 shots. RECAP: The U.S. Open went to a state-run public course for the first time and...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2009, file photo, Phil Mickelson walks out of the rough on the 18th hole during his practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Bethpage State Park's Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. For such a strong course, Bethpage has a reputation for having a weak finishing hole. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
May 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The warning sign attached to a waist-high iron fence overlooking the first tee is there for a reason. The Black Course at Bethpage State Park is an extremely difficult course, recommended only for highly skilled golfers. The public course is strong enough to have hosted the...
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May 09, 2019 - 2:35 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Facts and figures for the PGA Championship: Event: 101st PGA Championship. Dates: May 16-19. Site: Bethpage State Park (Black Course). Length: 7,459 yards. Par: 35-35_70. Field: 156 players (136 tour pros, 20 club pros). Prize money: TBA ($11 million in 2018). Winner's...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, file photo, Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the sixth green during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The PGA Championship is set to begin May 16 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park on New York's Long Island. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
May 09, 2019 - 2:30 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A capsule look at 10 top contenders in the 101st PGA Championship, to be played May 16-19 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park (listed in predicted order of finish): DUSTIN JOHNSON Age: 34. Country: United States. World ranking: 1. Worldwide victories: 21. Majors: U.S...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Woods goes for his next major on May 16 when the PGA Championship starts at Bethpage Black. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 09, 2019 - 2:16 pm
The PGA Championship agreed to move to May for the first time in 70 years to help the golf season end before football and to energize a century-old major that was looked upon as the last and the least of the Grand Slam events. Tiger Woods took care of the latter. He has golf buzzing again after...
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