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Iwata matches major record with 63 at PGA

Aug 15, 2015

Iwata matches major record with 63 at PGA

Hiroshi Iwata fired a 90-yard wedge from the rough on No. 18 that nearly rolled in before settling 3 feet from the cup. That tap-in par for a 63 was the best score at the PGA Championship so far and good enough to match ...

Johnson leads PGA with 66

Aug 14, 2015

Johnson leads PGA with 66

Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting. Not so surprising about the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday was Dustin Johnson. He was leading. Shaking off a double dose of disappointment in the majors, Johnson ...

Aug 11, 2015

McIlroy back on links after injury

Rory McIlroy says he’s 100 percent and his game appears to be in order. He was talking about golf, not soccer. McIlroy played another practice round Monday for the PGA Championship and declared himself ready to go at Whistling Straits. The world’s No. 1 ...

Aug 10, 2015

Lowry holds off stars to win Bridgestone

Shane Lowry remained somewhat of a mystery to the golf audience outside Ireland and parts of Europe. He won the Irish Open as an amateur in 2009, and he picked up his first win as a pro three years later in Portugal. He has ...

LPGA legend Suggs dies at 91

Aug 8, 2015

LPGA legend Suggs dies at 91

Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, died Friday. She was 91. The LPGA Tour said she died in a hospice in Sarasota, Florida, of natural causes. Suggs was perhaps the most ...

Park wins Women's British Open

Aug 3, 2015

Park wins Women's British Open

As Inbee Park hunted down Ko Jin-young in the final stretch of the Women’s British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was about to add another chapter to golf’s record book. The top-ranked Park picked up seven ...

Miyazato in contention at major

Aug 2, 2015

Miyazato in contention at major

Mika Miyazato carded a 2-under-par 70 on Saturday to move into fourth place going into the final round of the Women’s British Open. Miyazato had six birdies against four bogeys and moved within two shots of the lead with a 54-hole total of 6-under ...

Ishikawa takes sole lead

Aug 1, 2015

Ishikawa takes sole lead

Ryo Ishikawa birdied his last three holes to grab sole possession of the lead after the second round of the Quicken Loans National on Friday. Ishikawa, who has yet to win a title on the U.S. tour, had seven birdies and four bogeys in ...

Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead with 63

Jul 31, 2015

Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead with 63

Ryo Ishikawa fired a hole-in-one during a sparkling 8-under-par 63 to grab a share of the lead Thursday at the Quicken Loans National. The 23-year-old Ishikawa also reeled off six birdies in a row to match two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen, a South ...

Jul 30, 2015

McIlroy to miss Firestone title defense

Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while ...

Tiger stays calm with season on line

Jul 29, 2015

Tiger stays calm with season on line

Tiger Woods knows he’s played poorly over the past two years. Now, he’s facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Normally, the Quicken Loans National would be the beginning of a busy stretch of golf for Woods, including the year’s final ...