Men's golf

August 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. Making his second appearance in the $600,000 event at TPC Stonebrae, the Golden State Warriors star rebounded from a bogey on the second hole...
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Tiger Woods wipes sweat from his face on the 17th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2018 - 12:58 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — What Tiger Woods really needed after two holes at the PGA Championship was a fresh start. A change of shirts helped do the trick. Too bad he couldn't do something about those ugly numbers already stacked up on the scorecard. A bogey-double bogey start left Woods scrambling to stay...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2011, file photo, Australia's Jarrod Lyle watches his ball on the 18th hole during the first round of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney. Lyle has died after a long struggle with cancer. He was 36. "It breaks my heart to tell everyone that Jarrod is no longer with us," the golfer's wife, Briony Lyle, said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
August 08, 2018 - 8:05 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world in a long struggle against cancer. The 36-year-old Australian golfer died Wednesday night at his home near Melbourne among...
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Justin Thomas watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2018 - 2:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A walk from the driving range to the 10th tee at Bellerive took longer than usual for Justin Thomas. One marshal wanted an autograph. Another wanted a selfie. He made it under the tunnel to find two more people stopping him for pictures. Thomas eventually made it up the stairs,...
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Justin Thomas hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Heavy rains that fell at Bellerive this week hardly slowed its massive greens, which tournament coordinator Kerry Haigh said were running right where he wants them for the PGA...
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Tommy Fleetwood, of England, responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 12:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood has been playing so well lately that he navigated Club de Golf Chapultepec just outside of Mexico City with a mere 12 clubs, two fewer than players are allowed in the bag. Finished in the top 20, too. You see, the affable Englishman with the long locks still plays...
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Rory McIlroy, from Northern Ireland, hits from the third tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 07, 2018 - 12:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club (all times local): 2 p.m. Rory McIlroy's only complaint about his season is that he's not winning enough. McIlroy ended an 18-month drought when he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, and he would have expected...
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August 07, 2018 - 8:50 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The scoreboards for the PGA Championship aren't the only ones worth watching this week. That's because the tournament at Bellerive is the last points-paying event for the U.S. team for the...
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Patrick Cantlay hits onto the 6th green as he practices for the PGA Championship golf tournament Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at Bellerive in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 06, 2018 - 4:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The PGA Championship finally found its identity. It's the one major where players are allowed to practice in shorts. They might not need to next year. This is the last year for the PGA Championship to be the final major. It will move to the middle of May and be held next year at...
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Justin Thomas points the Gary Player Cup trophy after winning the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
August 05, 2018 - 5:06 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Nervous at the start, Justin Thomas was in full control at the Bridgestone Invitational to the end. He had a four-shot lead and faced a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole that would only determine his margin of victory. And then he nearly lost it. He marked his ball, turned...
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