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Oct 21, 2016

Tiger still targeting Nicklaus' mark

Tiger Woods says he still believes he can beat Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major victories despite the injury layoff that has left him sidelined for more than a year. The 40-year-old former world No. 1 told TV program “Charlie Rose: This Week on ...

Matsuyama captures Japan Open title for first time

Oct 16, 2016

Matsuyama captures Japan Open title for first time

U.S. PGA Tour regular Hideki Matsuyama won the Japan Open Golf Championship, holding on to his overnight lead after carding a 1-under-par 69 in the final round Sunday. He rolled in five birdies and four bogeys for a total of 5-under 275 over four ...

Hataoka becomes youngest-ever golfer on Japan pro tour

Oct 10, 2016

Hataoka becomes youngest-ever golfer on Japan pro tour

Nasa Hataoka became the youngest golfer on the Japan Ladies Professional Golfers’ Association tour on Monday at the age of 17 years and eight months. Hataoka, who on Oct. 2 became the first amateur to win one of four major tournaments on the tour, ...

Tiger set to return after layoff

Oct 8, 2016

Tiger set to return after layoff

Tiger Woods confirmed Friday that he will return to action in California next week after a 14-month absence as he attempts to resurrect his flagging career. The 14-time major winner has not played since August 2015, undergoing surgery late last year to cure a ...

Teen Hataoka becomes first amateur to win JLPGA major

Oct 2, 2016

Teen Hataoka becomes first amateur to win JLPGA major

Seventeen-year-old Nasa Hataoka became the first amateur to win a major tournament on the Japan LPGA tour by capturing the Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship on Sunday. Starting the day four strokes behind leader in fifth, Hataoka carded five birdies and two bogeys in ...

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Sep 26, 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, “The King” died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. ...

Sep 10, 2016

Johnson cards course-record 63

U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson doesn’t care about the physics behind his new putter. Seeing more putts drop is enough for him. Johnson made two eagles in a span of seven holes, shot 31 on the back nine and set the course record at ...

Uehara sinks two holes in one at Canadian Women's Open

Aug 29, 2016

Uehara sinks two holes in one at Canadian Women's Open

Ayako Uehara became the fourth golfer in U.S. LPGA tour history to score two holes in one in a single tournament when she aced the par-3 No. 8 at the final round of the Canadian Women’s Open on Sunday. Uehara, who had her first ...