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Nishikori, Miyazato hail Matsuyama

Kei Nishikori on Tuesday heaped praise on his “amazing” countryman Hideki Matsuyama for reaching No. 2 in the PGA Tour rankings, the best ever position for a Japanese male golfer. But while he offered major praise, Nishikori hinted that he feels Matsuyama is not getting the recognition he deserves at ...

Matsuyama's 65 puts him in the hunt

/ Jun 17, 2017

Matsuyama's 65 puts him in the hunt

Hideki Matsuyama had a solid showing at the Masters in April. Then he stumbled a bit in his next three starts on the PGA Tour. Looks like he might be back on track again. Matsuyama vaulted into contention at the U.S. Open with a ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Tiger's arraignment delayed until August

The arraignment of golfer Tiger Woods on a DUI charge has been delayed until August. Court documents filed Thursday show the presiding judge canceled the original July 5 hearing and reset it for Aug. 9. No details were provided. Woods was charged with driving ...

/ Jun 14, 2017

Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup

French Open champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Queen’s Club tournament, a warmup event for Wimbledon, saying he needs to rest. Nadal said Tuesday in a statement: “After speaking to my team and doctor, I have decided my body needs to rest if ...

Miyazato finishes 26th in possible Japan farewell

/ Jun 11, 2017

Miyazato finishes 26th in possible Japan farewell

Ai Miyazato finished 26th after what could be the last round of her career in Japan at the Suntory Ladies Open on Sunday. Playing in her first event since announcing she’ll retire at season’s end, the former world No. 1 carded a 2-under 286 ...

/ Jun 10, 2017

Woods told officers he had taken Xanax

Tiger Woods told officers during his DUI arrest last month that he had taken Xanax, as well as other prescription medications. Woods’ claim was revealed in an unredacted version of the Jupiter Police Department’s investigation report, obtained Friday by The Golf Channel. Woods, the ...

/ Jun 4, 2017

Jutanugarn takes over as women's golf No. 1

Ariya Jutanugarn took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking without hitting a shot, and Paula Creamer and Kim In-kyung topped the ShopRite LPGA Classic leaderboard Saturday. Taking the week off, Jutanugarn replaced Lydia Ko atop the ranking when Ryu So-yeon missed the ...

Argentine golf legend De Vicenzo dies at 94

/ Jun 2, 2017

Argentine golf legend De Vicenzo dies at 94

Roberto De Vicenzo, known as much for his scorecard error at the Masters as his British Open victory that made him Argentina’s first major golf champion, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 94. The Argentina Golf Association, which confirmed ...