Golf

January 22, 2021 - 10:39 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Kang continued to sail along at the LPGA Tour’s season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on Friday, shooting a 6-under 65 to stretch her lead to two shots. A five-time LPGA Tour winner ranked fifth in the world, Kang had a 13-under 129 total at...
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Sungjae Im hits from the sixth tee during the second round of The American Express golf tournament on the Pete Dye Stadium Course at PGA West on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 22, 2021 - 8:07 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Although Sungjae Im hasn't been on the PGA Tour for very long, the 22-year-old South Korean already feels awfully comfortable on the generous desert courses at The American Express. So do plenty of other pros, and that's why the leaderboard is so crowded heading to the...
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Brandon Hagy hits from the 17th tee during the first round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 21, 2021 - 8:00 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Hagy didn't find out he was in the field at The American Express until three days before it started. The Californian then left no doubt he belonged. Hagy took the first-round lead Thursday with an 8-under 64 on the Nicklaus course, staying one shot ahead of South...
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Justin Thomas waits to hit from the first tee during the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP)
January 20, 2021 - 6:14 am
Justin Thomas intends to go through an individual training program to “become a better person” after he was picked up uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a putt at a tournament in Hawaii this month. Clothing brand Ralph Lauren ended its long-time sponsorship with Thomas...
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Kevin Na reacts after winning the final round of the Sony Open golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) Star-Advertiser via AP)
January 18, 2021 - 2:19 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The spoils at the Sony Open belonged to Kevin Na, a winner for the fourth straight season after coming from three shots behind with six holes to play for a one-shot victory with a birdie on the final hole. The consolation prize belonged to Chris Kirk, and it felt like a win. Kirk...
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Brendan Steele lines up his putt on the ninth green during the third round at the Sony Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 16, 2021 - 11:19 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Brendan Steele knows he can play well at the Sony Open whether it's windy or calm, in sunshine or rain. Now he gets another chance to see if he can win. One year after Steele lost a late lead at Waialae and lost in a playoff, he delivered the lowest score of his career Saturday in...
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Nick Taylor hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the Sony Open golf tournament Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Jamm Aquino)
January 15, 2021 - 11:43 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Nick Taylor pitched in for eagle to get his round headed in the right direction, and he kept going until he finished with a good break and one last birdie for an 8-under 62 and a two-shot lead Friday in the Sony Open. It's still as crowded as the H-1 at the top, typical of this...
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Justin Thomas watches a shot during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP)
January 15, 2021 - 11:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday it is ending its sponsorship with Justin Thomas after he was heard muttering a homophobic slur to himself after missing a putt last week in Hawaii. Thomas has worn the company's clothing since he turned pro. He has reached No. 1 in the world briefly on...
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January 14, 2021 - 12:38 pm
The only stars at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this year will be the players. The spike in COVID-19 cases in California led organizers to cancel the pro-am portion of a tournament with a long history of entertainers and celebrities mixing with the pros on one of the most picturesque courses in...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 15, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at his primary election night event at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. At right is his son Eric Trump. Hits to President Donald Trump’s business empire since the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol are part of a liberal “cancel culture,” his son Eric told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, saying his father will leave the presidency with a powerful brand backed by millions of voters who will follow him “to the ends of the Earth.” (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 13, 2021 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. The Trump Organization is under city contract to operate the two ice rinks and a carousel in Central Park as well...
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