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Garcia ties course record

Aug 2, 2014

Garcia ties course record

Sergio Garcia one-putted the final 11 holes and made birdies on his last seven holes Friday in the Bridgestone Invitational to tie the course record at Firestone with a 9-under 61 and take a three-shot lead into the weekend. He had a birdie putt ...

Tiger steady in first round

Aug 1, 2014

Tiger steady in first round

Tiger Woods made six birdies to account for his mistakes and opened with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday, still four shots behind Marc Leishman of Australia, who shot 64 on a perfect day for scoring at Firestone. Woods opened with ...

Johnson taking leave of absence from golf

Aug 1, 2014

Johnson taking leave of absence from golf

Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for “personal challenges,” a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup. In a statement Thursday from ...

Tiger's Ryder Cup fate in balance

Jul 30, 2014

Tiger's Ryder Cup fate in balance

The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee. As it prepares to host the Bridgestone Invitational this week, Tiger Woods has reason to see only ...

Spain claims International Crown

Jul 28, 2014

Spain claims International Crown

Their bond goes far beyond their designation as teammates, and as a whole they are far more than merely a quartet of players thrown together to represent Spain. The foursome that won the inaugural International Crown on Sunday have been friends on and off ...

S. Korea eliminates U.S. in International Crown

Jul 27, 2014

S. Korea eliminates U.S. in International Crown

The top-seeded United States left the inaugural International Crown without a trophy and with no shortage of reasons for its surprisingly early exit. Inbee Park and Ryu So-yeon both birdied the first playoff hole Saturday as South Korea eliminated the Americans and earned a ...

Unbeaten Japan leads International Crown

Jul 26, 2014

Unbeaten Japan leads International Crown

Sakura Yokomine sank a 15-foot par putt at 18 to complete an astonishing fightback that kept Japan undefeated and atop the field at the LPGA International Crown matches on Friday. Standing 6 down with seven holes to play, Yokomine and Ai Miyazato rallied to ...

Miyazato, Yokomine beat Swedes in opener

Jul 25, 2014

Miyazato, Yokomine beat Swedes in opener

Ai Miyazato and countrywoman Sakura Yokomine led Japan to the top of their pool with a win and tie over Sweden on the opening day of the inaugural International Crown on Thursday. Japan leads Pool B with three points. South Korea and Australia have ...

Asian stars excited about LPGA team showdown

Jul 22, 2014

Asian stars excited about LPGA team showdown

After two decades of watching American and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown. The inaugural edition of the event will begin Thursday at suburban Baltimore’s Caves Valley ...

McIlroy wins British Open

Jul 21, 2014

McIlroy wins British Open

Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf’s oldest trophy. On the claret jug, his name is etched in silver below Phil Mickelson. In the record book, he is listed behind Jack ...

McIlroy moves 6 shots ahead

Jul 20, 2014

McIlroy moves 6 shots ahead

Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 4-under 68, he straightened his back, stared defiantly at ...

McIlroy takes charge at Open

Jul 19, 2014

McIlroy takes charge at Open

Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his commanding performance Friday at the British Open. ...