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Park claims LPGA Championship after playoff

Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume. Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States’ ...

Aug 17, 2014

Ishikawa falls out of contention

Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa crashed out of title contention after carding a disastrous 8-over-par 78 in the third round of the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. Ishikawa started the day in the seventh place and just two shots off the lead after he posted a 62 ...

Aug 16, 2014

Ishikawa in hunt for first PGA title

Ryo Ishikawa put himself in contention for his first PGA title on Friday, when he fired in nine birdies for an 8-under-par 62 to sit two strokes off the lead at the Wyndham Championship. Ishikawa is tied for seventh, two strokes back of joint ...

Tiger pulls out of consideration for Ryder Cup

Aug 14, 2014

Tiger pulls out of consideration for Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team on Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play. One day after U.S. captain Tom Watson said he trusted Woods to give him the “straight skinny” on ...

Aug 12, 2014

Watson still keeping Tiger on radar

U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup, a decision that ultimately would be based on Woods’ words instead of his play. Watson has said all year ...

McIlroy conquers Valhalla

Aug 11, 2014

McIlroy conquers Valhalla

The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship. On a back nine filled with clutch shots and as much tension as a major can provide, McIlroy emerged from a four-man race to outlast ...

Aug 11, 2014

Lee claims first LPGA Tour victory

Mirim Lee won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory, beating fellow South Korean player Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. The long-hitting Lee drove into greenside bunker on the second extra hole ...

Mickelson climbs into contention for PGA Championship title

Aug 10, 2014

Mickelson climbs into contention for PGA Championship title

Phil Mickelson birdied four of his last five holes Saturday to put himself in contention for his sixth major title, shooting a 4-under 67 that left him three shots behind leader Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship. He’ll play in the next-to-last group on ...

McIlroy surges to lead at PGA

Aug 9, 2014

McIlroy surges to lead at PGA

Rory McIlroy is making this PGA Championship feel like 2000 all over again at Valhalla. Back then, it was Tiger Woods who was making the game look easy as he started to pile up majors. Now it’s McIlroy, the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland who ...

Westwood tied for PGA lead

Aug 8, 2014

Westwood tied for PGA lead

Lee Westwood stormed into a share of the PGA Championship lead with five birdies in his last six holes on Thursday as four-times winner Tiger Woods ended the opening round a distant nine shots off the pace. Westwood, long regarded as one of the ...

Aug 8, 2014

Wie leaves LPGA event with injury

Michelle Wie withdrew during the first round of the Meijer LPGA Classic on Thursday because of a right wrist injury. Wie was 5 over after nine holes when she pulled out of the tournament. She fought injuries to both wrists in 2007. “It just ...

Tiger says back good enough to play in PGA Championship

Aug 7, 2014

Tiger says back good enough to play in PGA Championship

Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to play in the PGA Championship. Woods caused the biggest sensation of the week Wednesday afternoon simply by driving his silver SUV into the parking lot at Valhalla. He has never ...