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Matsuyama four shots back at Irish Open

/ Jul 8, 2017

Matsuyama four shots back at Irish Open

World No. 2 Hideki Matsuyama fired a 4-under-par 68 Friday to sit in a share of eighth place after the second round of the Irish Open.Matsuyama had six birdies and two bogeys in blustery conditions at Portstewart Golf Club, while compatriot Hideto Tanihara sizzled ...

/ Jul 5, 2017

Miyazato given sponsor's exemption for Women's British Open

Ai Miyazato, who will retire after this season, has been given a sponsor’s exemption to play at the Ricoh Women’s British Open, organizers announced Wednesday.Miyazato competed in her first major at the 2004 Women’s British Open and will make her 14th consecutive appearance at ...

McIlroy lauds Matsuyama ahead of Irish Open

/ Jul 5, 2017

McIlroy lauds Matsuyama ahead of Irish Open

Rory McIlroy has singled out world No. 2 Hideki Matsuyama for special praise ahead of this week’s Irish Open at Portstewart.Matsuyama is the highest-ranked player in this Irish field and two spots higher than McIlroy, who was bumped back to No. 3 by the ...

Tiger leaves treatment center

/ Jul 4, 2017

Tiger leaves treatment center

Tiger Woods says he’s checked out of the clinic where he went to get help dealing with pain medications, adding he will “continue to tackle this going forward.”The treatment follows the golfer’s arrest on a DUI charge after he was found asleep at the ...

Kang wins Women's PGA Championship for first major title

/ Jul 3, 2017

Kang wins Women's PGA Championship for first major title

From a young age, Danielle Kang’s parents instilled in her the belief that anything was possible.Even major championships. Kang birdied the final hole to win the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson.Retiring star Ai ...

Miyazato gains ground at PGA Championship

/ Jul 2, 2017

Miyazato gains ground at PGA Championship

Ai Miyazato put together a solid round of 4-under-par 67 on Saturday to move up to a share of 27th going into the final round of the Women’s PGA Championship, the second major of the season.Miyazato started the day in 62nd but climbed up ...

Kang grabs share of Women's PGA Championship lead

/ Jul 1, 2017

Kang grabs share of Women's PGA Championship lead

Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur but not even a regular tournament in her half-dozen years as pro.The 24-year-old Californian took a big step in that direction Friday, grabbing a share of the second-round lead at 7-under 135 after the morning group ...

Miyazato eyes first major title

/ Jun 28, 2017

Miyazato eyes first major title

Former women’s world No. 1 Ai Miyazato is hoping to break her major hoodoo at the Women’s PGA Championship starting on Thursday in Illinois.Miyazato, who last month announced she is retiring at the end of this season, has won nine titles on the LPGA ...

Ryu breezes to second title of season

/ Jun 26, 2017

Ryu breezes to second title of season

This time, Ryu So-yeon was able to celebrate — without any hint of drama or suspense.And the third-ranked South Korean might just have used victory Sunday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship as a springboard for a possible rise to No. 1 in the ...