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Brooks Koepka holds off charging Tiger Woods for PGA title
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Brooks Koepka holds off charging Tiger Woods for PGA title

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard before, and he knew exactly what they meant. They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods, and the increasing decibel level meant Woods was moving closer to the le...  »

Does Tiger Woods have a chance from four shots behind?
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/SUNDAY BLOG

Does Tiger Woods have a chance from four shots behind?

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tiger Woods knew the shot was good. He struck it pure from 240 yards on the 17th hole and started strutting down the fairway, watching the ball land 20 feet from the pin — one good putt away from an eagle that would have vaulted h...  »

Reality check: Steph Curry shoots 86, finishes last in Ellie Mae
STEPHEN CURRY/BREAKING NEWS

Reality check: Steph Curry shoots 86, finishes last in Ellie Mae

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry dropped 11 strokes to par on the first eight holes and shot a 16-over 86 on Friday to finish last in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. The Golden State Warriors star, making his second appearance in th...  »

Gary Woodland sets 36-hole record but his lead is one shot
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Gary Woodland sets 36-hole record but his lead is one shot

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sirens blared across Bellerive, putting the second round of the PGA Championship on hold and ending a day of scoring rarely seen in a major. Gary Woodland set the 36-hole record — for now, anyway — after a round where his dri...  »

Off to best major start, Gary Woodland leads PGA after 64
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS/BREAKING NEWS

Off to best major start, Gary Woodland leads PGA after 64

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gary Woodland fell in love with Bellerive when he first played it a month ago. It's a big golf course that ought to play into the hands of a power player. It would be soft from the stifling heat and humidity of summer, allowi...  »

Steph Curry impresses pros with opening 71 in Ellie Mae Classic
STEPHEN CURRY/BREAKING NEWS

Steph Curry impresses pros with opening 71 in Ellie Mae Classic

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. Making his second appearance in the $600,000 event at TPC Stonebrae, the Golden State...  »

Kenan Poole finishes off dominating win in Dogwood State Boys'
DOGWOOD STATE BOYS'/BREAKING NEWS

Kenan Poole finishes off dominating win in Dogwood State Boys'

DURHAM, N.C. (August 9, 2018) -- Kenan Poole of Raleigh finished with two rounds in the 60s to claim an impressive six-stroke victory in 14th Dogwood State Junior Boys' Championship at Duke University Golf Club. With a 69 in Thursday’s fina...  »

Nicole Adam is wire-to-wire winner in Dogwood State Girls'
DOGWOOD STATE GIRLS'/BREAKING NEWS

Nicole Adam is wire-to-wire winner in Dogwood State Girls'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (August 9, 2018) -- Nicole Adam  of Pinehurst went wire-to-wire to claim her first Carolinas Golf Association title in the 14 th Dogwood State Girls’ Championship at Chapel Hill Country Club. Adam put the finishing touches...  »

Seeking first major title, Rickie Fowler opens with 65 in PGA
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Seeking first major title, Rickie Fowler opens with 65 in PGA

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rickie Fowler took the first step toward celebrating his own major championship Thursday. Three times a runner-up in golf's biggest events, Fowler ran off five birdies over his final 11 holes at Bellerive Country Club and ope...  »

Courageous Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle succumbs to cancer
JARROD LYLE/BREAKING NEWS

Courageous Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle succumbs to cancer

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world in a long struggle against cancer. The 36-year-old Australian golfer ...  »

Tommy Fleetwood poised for PGA success--with all 14 clubs
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

Tommy Fleetwood poised for PGA success--with all 14 clubs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood has been playing so well lately that he navigated Club de Golf Chapultepec just outside of Mexico City with a mere 12 clubs, two fewer than players are allowed in the bag. Finished in the top 20, too.  »

Nicole Adam maintains 3-shot lead in Dogwood State Girls'
DOGWOOD STATE GIRLS'/BREAKING NEWS

Nicole Adam maintains 3-shot lead in Dogwood State Girls'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ( August 8, 2018) -- Nicole Adam  of Pinehurst maintained her lead in the second round of the 14th Dogwood State Girls' Championship at Chapel Hill Country Club, firing a 1-over-par 73 for a 145 total and a three-shot advantage. ...  »

Peter Fountain, Attie Giles share lead in Dogwood State Boys'
DOGWOOD STATE BOYS'/BREAKING NEWS

Peter Fountain, Attie Giles share lead in Dogwood State Boys'

DURHAM, N.C. (August 7, 2018) -- Peter Fountain  of Raleigh and  Attie Giles  of Pinehurst shot 2-under-par 70 on Tuesday to tie for the lead after the first round of the 14th Dogwood State Boys' Championship at Duke University Golf Club. Fo...  »

Under the radar, Jordan Spieth has second shot at Grand Slam
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

Under the radar, Jordan Spieth has second shot at Grand Slam

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The spotlight was downright searing when Jordan Spieth arrived at Quail Hallow last summer, fresh off a British Open victory that had put him on the precipice of the career Grand Slam. He didn't wilt. Didn't even wither.  »

Tiger Woods prepares for return to PGA--with an ice bath?
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP/TOURNAMENT PREVIEW

Tiger Woods prepares for return to PGA--with an ice bath?

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tiger Woods at times looks like the guy who won the PGA Championship four times among his 14 major titles—except for the results. And except for the way he began the week of the final major of the year.  »

Georgia Hall wins Women's Brisith Open title on home soil
WOMEN"S BRITISH OPEN/BREAKING NEWS

Georgia Hall wins Women's Brisith Open title on home soil

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Named in honor of a famous Masters victory, Georgia Hall has her hands on one of the big trophies in women's golf at the age of 22. The Englishwoman reeled in long-time leader Pornanong Phatlum in a gripping f...  »

Justin Thomas cruises to four-shot win in WGC-Bridgestone
WGC-BRIDGESTONE/BREAKING NEWS

Justin Thomas cruises to four-shot win in WGC-Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Nervous at the start, Justin Thomas was in full control at the Bridgestone Invitational to the end. He had a four-shot lead and faced a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole that would only determine his margin of victory. ...  »

Thomas takes charge at Firestone, as Tiger Woods fades away
WGC-BRIDGESTONE/BREAKING NEWS

Thomas takes charge at Firestone, as Tiger Woods fades away

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy have become friends more by location than youth. They live near each other in South Florida and said they spent last weekend practicing together at The Bear's Club. Sunday at Firestone will be...  »

Brandon Einstein wins North Carolina Match Play title
N.C. MATCH PLAY/BREAKING NEWS

Brandon Einstein wins North Carolina Match Play title

GASTONIA, N.C. (August 5, 2018) -- No. 10 seed  Brandon Einstein  of Clemmons is the 9th North Carolina Match Play champion. Einstein defeated No. 1 seed  Carson Ownbey  of Candler 2 and 1 in Saturday’s final match at Gaston Country Club. Ein...  »

Thomas, Poulter, Fleetwood tied for halfway lead at Firestone
BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL/BREAKING NEWS

Thomas, Poulter, Fleetwood tied for halfway lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Nobody on the PGA Tour has a better Saturday scoring average than Tiger Woods, and the Bridgestone Invitational would be a good time to keep that up. Woods might not have a choice.  »

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