golf

October 16, 2019 - 11:54 am
The rules have changed since Lee Ann Walker lasted played competitive golf. She found out the hard way. Walker shot rounds of 85 and 74 at the Senior LPGA Championship at French Lick Resort in Indiana. That was before she realized players no longer can putt when their caddies have been standing...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. Spieth returns from the longest break of a calendar year hopeful that a fresh start will end his longest drought. Spieth hasn’t won since the 2017 British Open at Royal Birkdale, a span of 54 tournaments worldwide. “I certainly want to get back in the winner’s circle,” Spieth said. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
October 15, 2019 - 7:06 pm
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Gary Woodland finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka in last year's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. He returns this year for the first of three PGA Tour events in Asia with a major victory on his resume and two new infant seats in the back of the family car. Woodland won the U...
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Lanto Griffin cries as he squats and rests his head on his putter after winning the Houston Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct, 13, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 15, 2019 - 11:17 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steve Prater can recall only one time in more than 30 years as a PGA professional that he refused payment for a golf lesson. Lanto Griffin doesn't know where he would be without it. He certainly would not be spending six hours Tuesday scrolling through 475 text...
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October 15, 2019 - 7:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiger Woods is writing what he describes as his definitive story in a memoir titled "Back." HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday it has acquired rights to the first memoir written by Woods. Still be determined is when it will be published. The memoir will cover Woods from his...
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October 14, 2019 - 10:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Men and women will compete against each other next year in Sweden in a new European Tour and Ladies European Tour event hosted by Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam. The two tours announced the Scandinavian Mixed on Monday, minus details on how the course at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club...
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October 14, 2019 - 10:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Men and women will compete against each other next year in Sweden in a new European Tour and Ladies European Tour event hosted by Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam. The two tours announced the Scandinavian Mixed on Monday, minus details on how the course at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club...
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October 13, 2019 - 2:37 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Jerry Kelly knew he needed to make as many birdies as he could Sunday in a sprint to the finish in the SAS Championship. He was so locked into the process that he didn't realize how many he made until he marked them down on his card. Locked in a tight race, Kelly ran off five...
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Peter Malnati tees off on the 17th hole during the Houston Open golf tournament at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Wilf Thorne/Houston Chronicle via AP)
October 11, 2019 - 6:19 pm
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Expectant father Peter Malnati started strong and shot 7-under 65 Friday to lead at the Houston Open after morning rain and lightning prevented the second round from being completed. First-round co-leader Austin Cook, who opened with an 8-under 64, briefly got to 11-under...
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FILE - In this file photo taken in Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, on Sept. 30, 2018, Italy's Francesco Molinari holds up the trophy after European team won the 2018 Ryder Cup golf tournament. Molinari is a major champion, a Ryder Cup hero and the poster boy of this week’s Italian Open. His achievements have helped boost golf’s popularity as the country prepares to host the 2022 Ryder Cup on Rome’s outskirts _ an idea that would have been unthinkable two decades ago. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 10, 2019 - 8:14 am
ROME (AP) — When the European Tour last came to Rome back in 2002, Francesco Molinari was a teenage amateur just pleased to make the cut and golf was a relatively unknown sport in Italy. Fast forward 17 years and Molinari is a major champion , a Ryder Cup hero and the poster boy of this week's...
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Phil Mickelson signs autographs after finishing the 18th hole during the second round of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
October 08, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Phil Mickelson has never played this much golf this late in the year since the PGA Tour began a new season in October instead of January. He's never had this much of a reason. Mickelson is running out of time to show why U.S. captain Tiger Woods should pick him for the Presidents Cup. At stake is a...
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