Men's golf

Justin Thomas ends his round during action at the BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019. (John Starks/Daily Herald via AP)
August 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Justin Thomas opened with five straight birdies, added a pair of eagles and shattered the course record at soft, vulnerable Medinah with an 11-under 61 to take a six-shot lead into the final round of the BMW Championship. Thomas hit 5-wood to 2 feet for an eagle on No. 10,...
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Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, hits out of the bunker on the ninth hole during the BMW Championship golf tournament in Medinah, Ill., Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. (Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP)
August 16, 2019 - 3:35 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama rode a hot putter to a record score at Medinah, making five birdie putts from 15 feet or longer for a 9-under 63 that gave him a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship. He also took a big step toward keeping alive his streak of playing the...
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Justin Thomas hits from the bunker on the 18th green during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (John Starks/Daily Herald via AP)
August 15, 2019 - 4:37 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — On the range, Justin Thomas had no idea where the ball was going. Some five hours later, he had a share of the course record at Medinah. Ultimately, all that mattered Thursday in the BMW Championship was taking a good step toward an important goal. Thomas already is set for the...
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Tiger Woods chips an approach shot on the 12th hole during the pro-am round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 14, 2019 - 1:11 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The course is familiar to Tiger Woods. The circumstances are not. Medinah is where Woods buried that 8-foot par putt on the 17th hole in 1999 to win the PGA Championship for the first time by holding off teenage Sergio Garcia. He returned to Medinah in 2006 and won the PGA...
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Patrick Reed approaches the fourth green during the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 in Jersey City, N.J. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)
August 10, 2019 - 4:31 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Patrick Reed handled the strong gusts and a Liberty National course starting to dry out with a 4-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead over Abraham Ancer of Mexico going into the final round of The Northern Trust. Reed has not won since the 2018 Masters, though it hasn't...
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August 10, 2019 - 3:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau wasted no time defending himself against accusations of slow play Saturday after harsh criticism on social media stemming from a video showing him taking more than two minutes to hit an 8-foot putt. Among those who criticized him on Twitter was Eddie...
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Dustin Johnson drives to the 12th hole in the Northern Trust tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 09, 2019 - 4:07 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dustin Johnson is hitting the ball so well he doesn't have to make every putt. He made enough birdies Friday for a 4-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead in The Northern Trust. Johnson holed an 8-foot putt on the 18th at Liberty National to take the lead going into the...
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Dustin Johnson tees off on the 13th hole in the Northern Trust tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 08, 2019 - 3:44 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Troy Merritt isn't obsessed with his position in the FedEx Cup and what he needs to advance in the PGA Tour's postseason. He figures the best solution is good golf, and he delivered his best round of the year Thursday in The Northern Trust. Merritt began with a 10-foot par...
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Byeong Hun An watches his tee shot on the fourth hole hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. Saturday, August 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
August 03, 2019 - 3:06 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday for a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Wyndham Championship. An was at 17-under 193 entering the final round of the PGA Tour's final event before the playoffs. Former Wyndham winner Webb Simpson and Brice Garnett were tied...
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Byeong Hun An follows a shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (H. Scott Hoffmann/News & Record via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 4:24 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 65 on Friday in the Wyndham Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend An was at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour's final event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Brice Garnett was a stroke back after a 64, and six players —...
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