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Uehara cards 4-under 68 in opening round at Portland Classic

Jul 1, 2016

Uehara cards 4-under 68 in opening round at Portland Classic

Ayako Uehara shot a 4-under 68 and tied for four-way fifth after the first round of the Cambia Portland Classic on Thursday, three strokes off the pace. Uehara carded five birdies and a bogey at the par-72 Columbia Edgewater Country Club. Canadian 18-year-old Brooke ...

Uehara drops down leaderboard; Ko ties course record in Arkansas

Jun 26, 2016

Uehara drops down leaderboard; Ko ties course record in Arkansas

Ayako Uehara surrendered her overnight lead and slid into a tie for 24th after struggling to a 3-over-par 74 in the second round of the NW Arkansas Championship on Saturday. Uehara, who took top spot with a tournament-tying record of 62 in Friday’s first ...

Uehara fires 62 in first round of NW Arkansas Championship

Jun 25, 2016

Uehara fires 62 in first round of NW Arkansas Championship

Golf One of Ayako Uehara’s best memories in her four full-time seasons on the LPGA Tour is a hole-in-one she made in her first appearance at the NW Arkansas Championship in 2013. Uehara added to her growing list of memorable moments at Pinnacle Country ...

Jun 24, 2016

McDowell rejects chance to replace McIlroy in Rio

Graeme McDowell rejected the chance to replace Rory McIlroy in the Irish Olympic team on Thursday, becoming the latest high-profile golfer to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Games. While McIlroy cited concerns about the Zika virus, McDowell said he decided months ago ...

McIlroy opts out of Olympics over Zika concerns

Jun 22, 2016

McIlroy opts out of Olympics over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is “a risk I am unwilling to take.” “After speaking with those closest to ...

Johnson wins U.S. Open for first major despite penalty

Jun 20, 2016

Johnson wins U.S. Open for first major despite penalty

Dustin Johnson had everything going his way Sunday in the U.S. Open. He was playing the best golf on the toughest course. He had a two-shot lead on the back nine at Oakmont. He even got a huge break on a ruling that allowed ...

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Jun 19, 2016

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy spent the days before the U.S. Open searching for his game. The world’s third-ranked player didn’t find it at Oakmont. McIlroy missed the cut on Saturday after posting a two-round total of 8-over 148, two clear of the cut line at 6 ...

Jun 19, 2016

Nomura drops back six shots off pace

Harukyo Nomura hit a 1-under 70 and dropped into a share of 11th, six strokes off pace, after the third round of the Meijer LPGA Classic on Saturday. Nomura, who started the day in sixth, was four under par after her fourth birdie on ...

Jun 18, 2016

Nomura in hunt at Meijer Classic

Harukyo Nomura fired a 4-under-par 67 to move within two shots of the lead after the second round of the Meijer LPGA Classic on Friday. Starting the day in 13th place, Nomura moved into contention for her third title of the season, carding seven ...

Johnson tied for lead at U.S. Open

Jun 18, 2016

Johnson tied for lead at U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a forward tee, his caddie tried to track the flight of the ball until he gave up and said, “Where did it ...

Unheralded Landry leads U.S. Open

Jun 17, 2016

Unheralded Landry leads U.S. Open

Andrew Landry shook his head when the horn sounded signaling yet another delay at drenched Oakmont. Ten feet away from completing the round of his professional life, the world’s 624th-ranked golfer had to settle for going to bed with his name atop the leaderboard ...