Golf

Kevin Na putts on the 18th hole during the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, May 24, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 8:38 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na enjoys Colonial and has the cluster of low rounds to prove it. Na eagled the par-5 first hole Friday on the way to an 8-under 62, his third score at least that good in the past six rounds on the cozy course made famous by Ben Hogan. Na, tied for second at 8 under...
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May 24, 2019 - 2:14 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , saying that while she's making progress, she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie says it is a difficult...
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May 24, 2019 - 3:32 am
LONDON (AP) — The Laver Cup is getting official status from the men's tennis tour. The ATP says it has reached an agreement to make the tournament an official part of the yearly calendar, although no ranking points will be awarded to competitors. Roger Federer and his management team played a key...
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Ryan Colton, NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee chair, center, watches as Duke women's golf coach Dan Brooks, left, shakes hands with Wake Forest women's golf coach Kim Lewellen after completing the parings for the final round of an NCAA college golf tournament, Wednesday, May 23, 2019, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
May 22, 2019 - 9:30 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship. Duke sent three of those matches to extra holes, won two of them and walked away with a seventh NCAA title. Miranda...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2008, file photo, Jay Haas holds up the trophy and celebrates winning the Senior PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. It didn't take long for Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can play havoc on those making their way around Oak Hill Country Club's East Course. "Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles per hour)," Haas recalled with a laugh Wednesday, May 22, 2019, a day before the Senior PGA Championship opens. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
May 22, 2019 - 4:40 pm
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — It didn't take long for Jay Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can wreak havoc on players attempting to navigate the narrow fairways of Oak Hill Country Club's East Course. "Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles...
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Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) stretches on the sidelines as head trainer Ryan Vermillion watches during the NFL football team's practice in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 22, 2019 - 2:23 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton still isn't throwing a football four months after surgery on his throwing shoulder. Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't worried. Rivera downplayed Newton sitting out of passing drills at organized team activities (OTAs) on Wednesday, saying it's a "really big not-that-...
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May 20, 2019 - 9:51 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Former Masters champion Mike Weir is headed back to the U.S. Open for the first time in six years as one of 10 players who advanced Monday from the first of 12 sectional qualifiers. Brendon Todd continued his resurgence with rounds of 65-66 at Northwood Club and Bent Tree to share...
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Harold Varner III reacts after sinking a putt for birdie on the first green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 20, 2019 - 2:37 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — In a story May 19 about Harold Varner III, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Varner shot the highest score in a final round of a major while playing in the last pairing. Dustin Johnson shot an 82, one shot higher than Varner's 81, in the 2010 U.S. Open. A...
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Brooks Koepka reacts after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 20, 2019 - 11:25 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka should know as well as anyone that nothing in golf comes easily. His well-documented journey to the PGA Tour took him to remote outposts like Kenya and Kazakhstan. Even after Koepka won a second straight U.S. Open last summer, which no one had done in 29 years...
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Lucas Bjerregaard, of Denmark, reacts to his putt on the third green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 19, 2019 - 10:18 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard (BEER'-gard) and playing partner Lucas Glover did the old 1-2 on No. 17 at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship. Bjerregaard, a 27-year-old Dane, made the first hole-in-one in the tournament on Sunday, one-bouncing a 6-iron into the...
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