Men's golf

First-time major champion Shane Lowry celebrates with the Claret Jug during the homecoming event after winning the British Open, in Clara in County Offaly, Ireland, Tuesday July 23, 2019. (Donall Farmer/PA via AP)
July 25, 2019 - 10:24 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The 2026 Ryder Cup will be played in Ireland, taking golf's greatest team event to the home country of British Open champion Shane Lowry. European organizers say they picked Adare Manor in County Limerick to host the biennial three-day match against the United States...
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July 25, 2019 - 8:27 am
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Paula Creamer is leading a major tournament again, shooting a bogey-free 7-under 64 Thursday in the first round of the Evian Championship. When Creamer last topped a major leaderboard, she won the 2010 U.S. Women's Open by four strokes. At the Evian Resort Golf Club,...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, right, and Philip Eriksson, of Sweden, second from right, laugh as they watch Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, get ready to hit in a left-handed driving contest on the 13th hole during a practice round for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 24, 2019 - 3:48 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion. That would be Justin Thomas, who is looking to become the first repeat winner at this World Golf Championships event since Tiger Woods took three...
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July 21, 2019 - 5:59 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump to playing partner Kelly Kraft, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win his second PGA Tour title. Taking advantage of Trump's putting advice and Kraft's two late bogeys, Herman edged Kraft by a stroke Sunday in the Barbasol Championship. Trump...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds an umbrella in heaven rain on the 8th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 11:38 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final day of this year's tournament, the first time golf's oldest major has been across the Irish Sea since 1951, was evident...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry tees off on the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 3:17 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Ashton Turner is the first player to complete 72 holes of the British Open, not necessarily a badge of honor because he was in last place going into Sunday. He made the most of it and beat the bad weather...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts to the crowd on the 18th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 21, 2019 - 2:19 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry of Ireland is one round away from capturing the British Open, and he's not afraid to think about what it could mean. Lowry is coming off the best day of his career when he shot 8-under 63 before a raucous gallery at Royal Portrush. He set the 54-hole...
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Jim Herman tees off on the 10th during the third round of the Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2019 - 5:04 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. "I haven't been playing bad, I just haven't been rolling the ball very well," Herman said. "So, to...
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July 20, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday of the British Open at Royal Portrush (all times EDT): LEADING: Shane Lowry had a 63 and set the British Open record for 54 holes at 16-under 197. TRAILING: Tommy Fleetwood (66) was four shots behind. CHASING: Brooks Koepka...
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Rickie Fowler of the United States, left talks to Xander Schauffele of the United States as they walk to the 16th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 20, 2019 - 2:44 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Xander Schauffele was still running hot Saturday in the British Open, and it had nothing to do with a 69 that left him 11 shots out of the lead at Royal Portrush. Schauffele accused the R&A of trying to ruin his image by not keeping private that his Callaway...
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