Men's golf

December 09, 2018 - 8:56 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to...
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Spain's Jon Rahm shoots towards the fifteenth hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 6:45 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — In his first trip to the Hero World Challenge, it didn't take Jon Rahm long to figure out how to score. Being aggressive starts with keeping the ball in play. And with five par 5s and a pair of reachable par 4s at Albany Golf Club, plenty of birdies should be available. That...
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Tiger Woods adjusts his sunglasses before hitting from the seventh hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Woods now is No. 13 in the world as he hosts this holiday tournament for the 20th time. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 5:42 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Upon further review, Tiger Woods hit the ball more than once trying to escape from a palm bush. And under an 18-month-old decision in the Rules of Golf, he avoided a penalty Friday in the Hero World Challenge because PGA Tour officials — and Woods — could only see the...
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Tiger Woods, izquierda, estrecha la mano de Phil Mickelson, derecha, luego de perder un duelo por nueve millones de dólares en el campo de golf Shadow Creek, el viernes 23 de noviembre de 2018, en Las Vegas. (AP Foto/John Locher)
November 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
Turner's B/R Live brand is offering a refund to those who experienced technical difficulties during the Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods pay-per-view match in Las Vegas. B/R Live said Saturday that it would offer refunds. Charter Spectrum, Cox Communications, Dish/Sling TV and AT&T — via its DirecTV...
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Phil Mickelson celebrates after sinking a put to defeat Tiger Woods at a playoff hole in a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 9:48 pm
Phil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems. Mickelson won on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 12, 2017 file photo, Vijay Singh, of Fiji, hits from the ninth tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. After five years of litigation, the PGA Tour announced Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 it has reached a settlement with Singh on his lawsuit over an anti-doping investigation.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
November 20, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Vijay Singh has settled his lawsuit against the PGA Tour over how it investigated his use of deer antler spray, ending more than five years of litigation less than a week before the case was to go to trial in New York. Terms of the settled announced Tuesday were not disclosed. "I'm very happy for...
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Charles Howell III reacts after winning a playoff against Patrick Rodgers on the 18th green in the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 18, 2018 - 6:42 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the RSM Classic to end an 11-year victory drought. Howell dropped to his knees and buried his head in his hands, then tearfully embraced wife Heather and...
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Charles Howell III hits off the third tee during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 17, 2018 - 7:33 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Two quick birdies and Charles Howell III was five shots ahead. Four hours later, he was reminded why winning never comes easily, especially for someone who has gone more than 11 years and 332 starts since his last victory. Howell didn't make enough birdies Saturday to...
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November 13, 2018 - 5:26 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is set to give up European Tour membership in 2019 to focus on the U.S. PGA Tour. Just for the year, for now. McIlroy said on Tuesday at the World Tour Championship he intends to play only two full-field European Tour events in the first half of 2019...
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November 09, 2018 - 5:28 pm
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Matt Kuchar had a 7-under 64 with a fortunate bogey on his card to build a two-shot lead over big-hitting rookie Cameron Champ on Friday in Mayakoba Golf Classic. Kuchar surged into the mix with five straight birdies on the front nine. He was leading by one when his...
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