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Youngster Li makes debut

Jun 20, 2014

Youngster Li makes debut

Lucy Li showed her age only when she finished her historic round at the U.S. Women’s Open on Thursday. Just like any 11-year-old, she went straight for an ice cream. The youngest qualifier ever at the Women’s Open played a grown-up game at Pinehurst ...

Jun 16, 2014

Kaymer closes out U.S. Open victory

The U.S. Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed ...

Kaymer protects lead amid tough conditions

Jun 15, 2014

Kaymer protects lead amid tough conditions

A tough Pinehurst No. 2 tried to make a game out of this U.S. Open. Martin Kaymer always had an answer. Already with one bogey on his card, Kaymer’s tee shot on No. 4 was so deep into the trees that his golf ball ...

Jun 14, 2014

Kaymer in total control at U.S. Open

Martin Kaymer set a U.S. Open record Friday with a game so dominant that he did more than just build a six-shot lead. He managed to bring Tiger Woods into the conversation at a major he’s not even playing. Kaymer opened with a short ...

Kaymer fires 65 to take early lead at U.S. Open

Jun 13, 2014

Kaymer fires 65 to take early lead at U.S. Open

Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old U.S. Open. So when he walked off the course on the eve of golf’s toughest test and was asked what he ...

Jun 10, 2014

Matsuyama aims for first major title

On cloud nine after winning his first title on the U.S. PGA tour, the next biggest challenge for Hideki Matsuyama is becoming the first Japanese golfer to win a major tournament. Matsuyama, 22, will get that opportunity when he tees off this Thursday in ...

Matsuyama wins Memorial

Jun 2, 2014

Matsuyama wins Memorial

Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in the United States and validation as one of golf’s young stars Sunday with a birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra hole to win the Memorial. ...

Matsuyama wins playoff to claim Memorial title

Jun 2, 2014

Matsuyama wins playoff to claim Memorial title

Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in America and validation as one of golf’s young stars Sunday with birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra to win the Memorial. In a tournament that ...

Mickelson cooperating with FBI in trading probe

Jun 1, 2014

Mickelson cooperating with FBI in trading probe

Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirmed that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him this week at the Memorial tournament. The five-time major champion said Saturday he has done “absolutely nothing wrong.” A federal official briefed on the investigation told AP that the ...

Jun 1, 2014

Matsuyama two strokes off lead

Hideki Matsuyama will enter the final round of the Memorial two strokes off the pace in third place after shooting a 3-under-par 69 in Saturday’s third round. The 22-year-old, whose best finish on the U.S. PGA tour was a third place in his season ...

May 31, 2014

Casey overtakes McIlroy for lead

Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone Friday in the Memorial, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself and he took advantage of the par 5s for another 6-under 66, giving him a three-shot lead over ...

May 25, 2014

Matsuyama surges into share of lead

Hideki Matsuyama will enter the final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational with a share of the lead after firing a 6-under-par 64 in Saturday’s third round. Matsuyama, who started the day in 36th place, carded six birdies without a bogey at the par-70 ...