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Nishikori, Miyazato hail Matsuyama

/ Jun 22, 2017

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 ...

Late run gives Matsuyama tie for second at U.S. Open

/ Jun 19, 2017

Late run gives Matsuyama tie for second at U.S. Open

On the last day of the U.S. Open, Hideki Matsuyama was better than everyone else. Better than Brian Harman, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and the rest of the congested leaderboard. Just not good enough. Matsuyama shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to pull within ...

Matsuyama falls; Thomas soars with 63

/ Jun 18, 2017

Matsuyama falls; Thomas soars with 63

Hideki Matsuyama carded a 1-under-par 71 Saturday to fall into a three-way tie for 14th place after the third round of the U.S. Open, standing six shots behind leader Brian Harman. Matsuyama, who shot 65 Thursday to come to within two strokes of the ...

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French Open champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Queen’s Club tournament, a warmup event for Wimbledon, saying he needs to rest.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 ...