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Matsuyama ties for third at Wyndham Championship

Hideki Matsuyama struggled on the putting green but still managed to move three notches up the leaderboard and finish in a two-way tie for third place at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday. Matsuyama, whose charge was slowed by a bogey and a double-bogey a day earlier at Sedgefield Country Club, ...

Aug 19, 2016

Matsuyama three strokes back at Wyndham Championship

Hideki Matsuyama shot 4-under 66 on Thursday to tie for eighth after the first round of the Wyndham Championship, but found himself thinking about the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Returning from a two-week break, Matsuyama carded five birdies and one bogey at the par-70 Sedgefield ...

Golf's Olympic future questioned

Aug 3, 2016

Golf's Olympic future questioned

When it was announced in 2009 that golf was to be included in the Olympic program for the first time in more than 100 years, the decision was heralded for bringing one of the world’s biggest sports into the Olympic tent. But with many ...

Walker holds off Day to win first major title

Aug 1, 2016

Walker holds off Day to win first major title

The stars never aligned this magnificently for Jimmy Walker. In the longest final day at the PGA Championship in 64 years, Walker produced three big birdies on the back nine at Baltusrol and held his nerve Sunday against the No. 1 player in the ...

Storms interrupt play at Baltusrol

Jul 31, 2016

Storms interrupt play at Baltusrol

Thunderstorms shut down the PGA Championship on Saturday before 10 players could even hit a shot, setting up what could be a long, wet and wild conclusion to the final major of the year — whenever it ends. Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb made ...

Lee slips to 71 after brilliant first round

Jul 30, 2016

Lee slips to 71 after brilliant first round

Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women’s British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club. A day after matching the tournament record and falling a stroke short of the ...

Streb moves into share of PGA lead with 63

Jul 30, 2016

Streb moves into share of PGA lead with 63

In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday. Robert Streb led the way, even if hardly anyone noticed. As thousands of fans crammed into the closing holes at Baltusrol to see if ...

Jul 29, 2016

Jaeger fires 12-under 58 in Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic

Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic for the lowest score in major tour play. The 27-year-old German player finished with a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-5 ninth at TPC Stonebrae. “It went in a ...

Walker takes lead with 65 at stifling PGA

Jul 29, 2016

Walker takes lead with 65 at stifling PGA

A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the “frat house” at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson. ...

McIlroy, Spieth ponder last chance

Jul 27, 2016

McIlroy, Spieth ponder last chance

Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. He believes the PGA Championship will be his best chance this year to win a major. He overlooked the obvious. It now is his ...

Woods ends season without playing major

Jul 20, 2016

Woods ends season without playing major

Tiger Woods has shut it down for the rest of the professional golf season, bringing into question his playing future as the best golfer of his generation will be away from the sport for over a year when, and if, he returns. Woods, who ...

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Jul 18, 2016

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages. He kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, and he needed each one to stay ahead of Phil Mickelson in a British Open ...