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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 file photo, Europe's Ian Poulter reacts after making a putt on the 16th hole during a four-ball match at the Ryder Cup PGA golf tournament at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. Poulter returns to Medinah this week for the BMW Championship. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
August 15, 2019 - 12:16 am
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Ian Poulter walked into the Medinah clubhouse to register for the BMW Championship and immediately felt at home. On the walls leading to the locker room were photos of great moments in Medinah history, a course in the Chicago suburbs that has hosted the U.S. Open three times,...
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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 - 1:41 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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August 14, 2019 - 3:45 am
AMES, Iowa (AP) — The homeless man who pleaded guilty to killing a former Iowa State golfer has told a judge that he's sorry for his crime. A handwritten letter from 22-year-old Collin Richards says he wanted to show remorse "for stripping a life from society ... worse from a loving family." The...
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August 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship. Woods arrived mid-afternoon, did some media with partner Golf TV, had...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, looks at his putt on the fourth green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. DeChambeau wasted no time defending himself against accusations of slow play Saturday, Aug. 10, after harsh criticism on social media stemming from a video showing him taking more than two minutes to hit an 8-foot putt at The Northern Trust. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
August 13, 2019 - 2:09 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — This could go down as one of the most memorable years in golf. Tiger Woods won the Masters following four surgeries on his back, and just two years after he feared he might never compete again. The British Open was not held in Britain for the first time in 68 years. Two players...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 file photo, Suzann Pettersen, of Norway, watches her tee shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament, in Bedminster, N.J. Pettersen has been handed a Solheim Cup wild card despite having played just two events since November 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 12, 2019 - 8:47 am
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Norway's Suzann Pettersen was given a Solheim Cup wild card Monday despite having played just two tournaments since November 2017. Pettersen will make her ninth appearance in the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles next month. She was originally appointed one of European captain...
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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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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole at the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 09, 2019 - 8:14 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain. It was the first time Woods has pulled out in the middle of a tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic in February 2017, two months...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole at the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 08, 2019 - 12:45 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Liberty National was never so susceptible to low scoring as it was Thursday, and Tiger Woods could feel it. He just couldn't do much about it. Two hours into his opening round, Woods already was eight shots behind, and the gap only got wider. When his 12-foot par putt on...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Woods' appeal worldwide, particularly in Asia, remains stronger than ever after his 15th major title.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 08, 2019 - 6:23 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods' first vacation to Thailand was a lot different from when he goes there for work. "No one knew who I was," Woods said Wednesday with a smile. That might be true when no one's trying to bother him at a resort with his mother, children and girlfriend. Still, there...
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