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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 ...

Garnett leads at Colonial

May 24, 2014

Garnett leads at Colonial

PGA Colonial PGA Tour rookie Brice Garnett opened with an eagle Friday on his way to a 4-under 66 and the second-round lead at Colonial. At 7-under 133, Garnett had a one-stroke lead over Robert Streb (68) and Chris Stroud, who made five putts ...

May 22, 2014

Broadcaster Begay returning to work after heart attack

Notah Begay will return to his broadcasting job next week, one month after suffering a heart attack. Golf Channel said Wednesday that he will serve as an on-course reporter at the NCAA men’s golf championships, with the network’s coverage starting Monday. The 41-year-old Begay ...

Tiger confident of return, but uncertain of date

May 20, 2014

Tiger confident of return, but uncertain of date

Tiger Woods still doesn’t know when he’ll return. For a while, he didn’t know whether he would return at all. Woods said Monday his back injury became so debilitating this year it caused him to doubt his ability to play golf again. “Forget about ...

May 19, 2014

Scott overtakes Tiger as No. 1 player

Australia’s Adam Scott has surpassed Tiger Woods as the No. 1 player on the official world golf rankings, seizing the top spot despite not playing this past week. Scott, who spent the past 38 weeks as the second-ranked player, has had chances to overtake ...

Spieth, Kaymer share third-round lead at TPC

May 11, 2014

Spieth, Kaymer share third-round lead at TPC

Jordan Spieth repeatedly pumped his fist when his 12-foot par putt dropped into cup on the final hole, a clutch moment worthy of celebration for two reasons. It gave him a third straight bogey-free round at The Players Championship and a share of the ...

May 10, 2014

Kaymer leads by one shot at Players

Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth are having a blast at The Players Championship — one because he’s playing good golf again, the other because that’s all he’s been doing. Kaymer followed his record-tying 63 on the Stadium Course on the TPC Sawgrass with a ...