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Aug 10, 2015

Lowry holds off stars to win Bridgestone

Shane Lowry remained somewhat of a mystery to the golf audience outside Ireland and parts of Europe. He won the Irish Open as an amateur in 2009, and he picked up his first win as a pro three years later in Portugal. He has ...

LPGA legend Suggs dies at 91

Aug 8, 2015

LPGA legend Suggs dies at 91

Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, died Friday. She was 91. The LPGA Tour said she died in a hospice in Sarasota, Florida, of natural causes. Suggs was perhaps the most ...

Park wins Women's British Open

Aug 3, 2015

Park wins Women's British Open

As Inbee Park hunted down Ko Jin-young in the final stretch of the Women’s British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was about to add another chapter to golf’s record book. The top-ranked Park picked up seven ...

Miyazato in contention at major

Aug 2, 2015

Miyazato in contention at major

Mika Miyazato carded a 2-under-par 70 on Saturday to move into fourth place going into the final round of the Women’s British Open. Miyazato had six birdies against four bogeys and moved within two shots of the lead with a 54-hole total of 6-under ...

Ishikawa takes sole lead

Aug 1, 2015

Ishikawa takes sole lead

Ryo Ishikawa birdied his last three holes to grab sole possession of the lead after the second round of the Quicken Loans National on Friday. Ishikawa, who has yet to win a title on the U.S. tour, had seven birdies and four bogeys in ...

Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead with 63

Jul 31, 2015

Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead with 63

Ryo Ishikawa fired a hole-in-one during a sparkling 8-under-par 63 to grab a share of the lead Thursday at the Quicken Loans National. The 23-year-old Ishikawa also reeled off six birdies in a row to match two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen, a South ...

Jul 30, 2015

McIlroy to miss Firestone title defense

Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while ...

Tiger stays calm with season on line

Jul 29, 2015

Tiger stays calm with season on line

Tiger Woods knows he’s played poorly over the past two years. Now, he’s facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Normally, the Quicken Loans National would be the beginning of a busy stretch of golf for Woods, including the year’s final ...

Day rallies to win Canadian Open

Jul 27, 2015

Day rallies to win Canadian Open

Jason Day made himself right at home in the Canadian Open — at David Hearn’s expense. The Australian birdied the final three holes to win the national championship Sunday at Glen Abbey, spoiling Hearn’s bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years. ...

Matsuyama falls short in Fukushima

Jul 26, 2015

Matsuyama falls short in Fukushima

U.S. tour regular Hideki Matsuyama gave his fans something to cheer about on Sunday with 10 birdies, but still finished the Fukushima Open six strokes off the pace. On a day with low scores to be had, Matsuyama bogeyed two of his first three ...

Jul 25, 2015

Matsuyama falls to 25th place at Fukushima Open

Hideki Matsuyama struggled to keep pace with the low scoring at the Fukushima Open, where his 3-under-par 69 saw him sink into 25th place after Saturday’s third round. Matsuyama, who returned to Japan after the completion of the British Open on Monday, carded five ...