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Jutanugarn takes third-round lead in Kingsmill Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Ariya Jutanugarn moved into position for her second straight LPGA Tour victory Saturday, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 65 to take the third-round lead in the rain-soaked Kingsmill Championship.

Date: 05/21/2016 | Sports

Langer takes four-shot lead in Regions Tradition

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bernhard Langer avoided the troubles of several other Regions Tradition contenders on a day when swirling wind became a factor.

Date: 05/21/2016 | Sports

Koepka overcomes early bogeys, leads Spieth by 2 shots at Bryon Nelson

IRVING, Texas — Brooks Koepka knew all those spectators lined several deep along the fairways and around the greens were there to cheer for one his playing partners.

Date: 05/21/2016 | Sports

Perry holds onto Regions Tradition lead by 1 stroke

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Kenny Perry navigated condition changes and a course he’s still learning to retain the Regions Tradition lead.

Date: 05/20/2016 | Sports

Perry takes Regions Tradition lead with opening 64

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Kenny Perry made a couple of early birdie putts from about 20 feet, mostly steered clear of trouble and finished well.Perry birdied the final hole for an 8-under 64 and a two-stroke lead Thursday in the Regions Tradition, the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Sports

Muirfield stripped of British Open rights after saying ‘no’ to female members

Muirfield was stripped of its right to host the British Open after the Scottish club voted against admitting female members in a move that provoked sharp criticism from players and lawmakers Thursday.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Sports

Day wins Players Championship by four shots

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The best field in golf was no match for Jason Day at The Players Championship.

Date: 05/15/2016 | Sports

Day sets 36-hole record at TPC, leads by four shots

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jason Day set the 36-hole record at The Players Championship on Saturday morning. By the end of the day, he was hanging on for dear life on a TPC Sawgrass that was frightening as ever.

Date: 05/14/2016 | Sports

Day has 3-shot lead in suspended Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The sky was getting so dark that Jason Day could barely see the flag on the 14th hole, much less the small crowd that waited out a two-hour storm delay Friday at The Players Championship. The way he was playing, he sure could hear them.

Date: 05/13/2016 | Sports

Jason Day ties course record at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jason Day putted for birdie on every hole Thursday and made half of them for a 9-under 63 that tied the course record and gave him a two-shot lead at The Players Championship.

Date: 05/12/2016 | Sports

Sweden's Parnevik wins first PGA Tour Champions title

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Jesper Parnevik won the Insperity Invitational for his first PGA Tour Champions victory, shooting a 5-under 67 for a four-stroke victory Sunday.

Date: 05/08/2016 | Sports

Hahn beats Castro in playoff to win Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — James Hahn beat Roberto Castro with a par on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday in the Wells Fargo Championship to snap a three-month slump.

Date: 05/08/2016 | Sports

Jutanugarn becomes LPGA Tour's first Thai winner

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Ariya Jutanugarn was shaking over her final 5-foot putt, with personal, Thailand and LPGA Tour history on the line.

Date: 05/08/2016 | Sports

Maggert, Parnevik share Insperity lead; Daly six shot back

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Local favorite Jeff Maggert and Jesper Parnevik shared the Insperity Invitational lead at 7 under Saturday, leaving John Daly six strokes back in his PGA Tour Champions debut.

Date: 05/07/2016 | Sports

Fowler shoots 68 to take Wells Fargo lead by one shot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rickie Fowler is looking to jumpstart his season at a course where he first won on the PGA Tour.

Date: 05/07/2016 | Sports

Stuard wins Zurich Classic in playoff for first PGA Tour victory

AVONDALE, La. — Brian Stuard made steady golf pay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orleans.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Sports

Stuard wins Zurich Classic for first PGA victory

AVONDALE, La. — Brian Stuard beat Jamie Lovemark on the second hole of a playoff Monday to capture his first PGA Tour win at the water-logged Zurich Classic.Stuard never bogeyed a hole throughout the tournament on the long (7,425-yard), par-72 TPC Louisiana course,...

Date: 05/02/2016 | Sports

Shin wins Texas Shootout for first LPGA Tour victory

IRVING, Texas— Jenny Shin won the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory, pulling away for a two-stroke victory at Las Colinas.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Sports

Vegas, Stuard share lead in rain-delayed Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. — Jhonattan Vegas birdied two of five holes he was able to play in the rain-delayed third round of the Zurich Classic on Sunday, giving him a share of the lead with Brian Stuard.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Sports

Tiger Woods registers for U.S. Open, but exact return date still up in the air

As the 2008 U.S. Open champion, Tiger Woods was exempt from qualifying for this year’s event at Oakmont. But Woods, who has yet to compete this season as he recovers from two back surgeries last year, still needed to register for the tournament. And according to Golfweek’s Alex Miceli, he has,...

Date: 04/25/2016 | Sports

Hoffman birdies final hole to win Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO — Charley Hoffman made a 9-foot birdie putt on the final to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Sports

Austin/Allen win Legends of Golf

RIDGEDALE, Mo. — Woody Austin and Michael Allen won the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge on Sunday, giving Austin two straight victories and three in the last four events on the 50-and-over tour.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Sports

Austin beats Short in playoff to win Mitsubishi Classic

DULUTH, Ga. — Woody Austin tied the tournament record with an 8-under 64 and beat Wes Short Jr. with a par on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions' Mitsubishi Electric Classic.

Date: 04/17/2016 | Sports

Grace wins RBC Heritage for first PGA Tour title

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Branden Grace has had his share of big moments. He believes winning the RBC Heritage is his biggest, by far.

Date: 04/17/2016 | Sports

Short shoots 67 to take lead in Mitsubishi Electric Classic

DULUTH, Ga. — Through 242 tournaments in PGA Tour-sanctioned events, Wes Short Jr. never took a lead into the final round.Until now.

Date: 04/16/2016 | Sports

Donald takes lead in RBC Heritage with a 2-under 69

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — For Luke Donald, it's another chance to end his hard-luck history at Harbour Town Golf Links. For Jason Day, it's a rare round to forget for the world's No. 1 player.

Date: 04/16/2016 | Sports

Top-ranked Day tied for lead at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Jason Day is back at the top in a bid for his third PGA Tour title in a month.Coming off a disappointing Masters, the top-ranked Day shot a 2-under 69 on Friday at the RBC Heritage to share the second-round lead with Kevin Chappell and Charley Hoffman.

Date: 04/15/2016 | Sports

Stricker named U.S. captain for Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Steve Stricker is the next American captain for the Presidents Cup, for the 2017 matches at Liberty National.

Date: 04/12/2016 | Sports

Masters commentary: Spieth says 'this one will hurt’

AUGUSTA, Ga. — His daymare almost over, the light fading on the rubble of his first great collapse, Jordan Spieth had one more chore to perform before he could escape the scene.You see, last year's champion must help Sunday's winner into his new green jacket,...

Date: 04/10/2016 | Sports

Day, McIlroy can’t keep up at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The world’s No. 1 player and the other who was trying to complete the career grand slam could get nothing going in their pursuit of the leaders in Sunday’s final round of the 80th Masters.

Date: 04/10/2016 | Sports

Willett wins Masters after shocking collapse by Spieth on back nine

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The kid was right about one thing.

Date: 04/10/2016 | Sports

Spieth stumbles, lead trimmed to one-shot at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — This has been a week of strange sights at Augusta National — of viral six-putts that made grown men wince, and once-a-decade gales that frayed nerves and blew stationary golf balls into creeks. There is even a 58-year-old man here who thinks it is still 1985.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Sports

Woosnam, 1991 Masters champion, says he’s done at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. — After he won the Masters 25 years ago, one tiny question followed Ian Woosnam wherever he went: How could such a small man hit the ball that far? Nobody asks that question much anymore, and after failing to break 80 for the second straight round Friday,...

Date: 04/08/2016 | Sports

Spieth still leads at Masters, even after double bogey

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth is still comfortably presiding over the Masters, seemingly unfazed by the unpredictable gusts that have confounded many of his rivals.

Date: 04/08/2016 | Sports

Defending champion Spieth takes early 2-shot lead at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth is off to another great start in the Masters because of the way he finished.His two biggest rivals were left behind because they couldn't.Spieth capped off the only bogey-free round in the wicked wind at Augusta National by...

Date: 04/07/2016 | Sports

Relaxed and fun Day ready for Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jason Day sat on a bus, ready to give up golf.He no longer enjoyed the sport. He no longer wanted to practice.Surrounded by his wife, his agent and a sports psychologist, they talked about him just trying to have fun in his first Masters at...

Date: 04/06/2016 | Sports

Fred Couples out of the Masters with bad back

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Fred Couples is out of the Masters because of acute back pain — the first Masters the 56-year-old former champion has missed since 1994.

Date: 04/04/2016 | Sports

Jimenez shoots 64 to win Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

SAUCIER, Miss. — Miguel Angel Jimenez shot an 8-under 64 to win the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic by two strokes on Sunday.

Date: 04/03/2016 | Sports

Herman wins Houston Open to get into Masters

HUMBLE, Texas — Jim Herman delivered a masterful performance at just the right time Sunday in the Shell Houston Open.

Date: 04/03/2016 | Sports

Herman, Lovemark tied after lead at Houston Open

 HOUSTON — Jim Herman and Jamie Lovemark, two players who have never won a PGA Tour event or played in the Masters, shared the lead going into the final round of the Houston Open.

Date: 04/02/2016 | Sports

Day wins match play title, reclaims No. 1 in the world ranking

AUSTIN, Texas — Jason Day made his return to No. 1 in the world feel even sweeter Sunday by winning the Dell Match Play.

Date: 03/27/2016 | Sports

Finau beats Marino in playoff to win Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — Tony Finau won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, beating Steve Marino with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff at windy Coco Beach.

Date: 03/27/2016 | Sports

Spieth loses match and No. 1 ranking to Day

AUSTIN, Texas — Jordan Spieth lost his match. Then he lost his No. 1 ranking.

Date: 03/26/2016 | Sports

Spieth, McIlroy, Day advance to weekend in Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas — Jordan Spieth had water on his left and a solid wall of fans on his right on his way to another comfortable victory in the Dell Match Play.The former Longhorn gave the Texas fans what they wanted.

Date: 03/25/2016 | Sports

Day takes two-shot lead in Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. — The words Jason Day has used all week at Bay Hill are what he gets from Tiger Woods whenever they talk about playing with the lead.

Date: 03/19/2016 | Sports

Verplank takes second-round lead in Conquistadores Classic

TUCSON, Ariz. — Scott Verplank shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Tucson Conquistadores Classic.

Date: 03/19/2016 | Sports

Day’s big finish gives him lead at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jason Day felt he was playing better. He finally had a score to show for it Thursday at Bay Hill.

Date: 03/17/2016 | Sports

Hall-of-Famer Pak retiring after season

PHOENIX — Se Ri Pak is retiring after the season, ending a Hall of Fame career that inspired a wave of South Korean players who followed her to the LPGA Tour.The 38-year-old Pak broke the news Thursday after opening with a 3-under 69 in the JTBC Founders Cup.

Date: 03/17/2016 | Sports

Palmer to skip opening tee shot at the Masters

ORLANDO, Fla. — Arnold Palmer will be on the first tee to help start the Masters this year — but without his golf clubs.

Date: 03/15/2016 | Sports

Schwartzel beats Haas in a playoff to win Valspar Championship

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Coming up on five years since winning the Masters, Charl Schwartzel was starting to wonder if he would ever win again on American soil.

Date: 03/13/2016 | Sports

South Korea's Lee Jung-Min wins World Ladies Championship

HAINAN, China — Lee Jung-Min won the World Ladies Championship on Sunday, beating fellow South Korean players Lee Seung-Hyun, Kim Bo-Kyung and Ji Han Sol in rainy conditions at Mission Hills.

Date: 03/13/2016 | Sports

Haas has one-shot lead in Valspar Championship

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Bill Haas was looking for a spark and knew just where to find it.He called his dad.

Date: 03/12/2016 | Sports

Scott captures Cadillac Championship for second straight win

DORAL, Fla. — Adam Scott faced a daunting challenge, a six-shot deficit with 13 holes remaining on a course that was playing tougher than it had at any point this week.

Date: 03/06/2016 | Sports

McIlroy leads Cadillac Championship by three shots

DORAL, Fla. — Rory McIlroy came into the Cadillac Championship insisting that everything about his game is solid right now, and that his ability to contend rested solely on his mental game.

Date: 03/05/2016 | Sports

Tiger Woods says he’s feeling better, but no plan for return yet

DORAL, Fla. — Tiger Woods says he continues to feel better, though the 14-time major champion remains unsure when he can return to competitive golf.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Sports

Rory McIlroy switches to cross-handed putting grip

DORAL, Fla. — Rory McIlroy is shaking up his putting technique by going to a cross-handed grip for the Cadillac Championship, and he plans to stick with it.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Sports

Scott outlasts Garcia to win Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Adam Scott won the Honda Classic and put to rest any notion that his career would suffer with a short putter.

Date: 02/28/2016 | Sports

Tiger Woods posts video to rebut rumors of his demise

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Tiger Woods has posted a video of him swinging a 9-iron in a golf simulator. His agent said the video was posted to rebut rumors on social media that he had taken a turn for the worse following two back...

Date: 02/24/2016 | Sports

Watson rallies for one-shot victory in Northern Trust Open

LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson packed plenty of memories from his week in LA. He has a kidney stone as a keepsake. He had a cameo in "Girl Meets World." He received a text Sunday morning from Steph Curry offering shooting tips to Watson's son. And he capped it all with the best...

Date: 02/21/2016 | Sports

Japan's Nomura wins Women's Australian Open by 3 strokes

 ADELAIDE, Australia — Honolulu-based Haru Nomura of Japan won her first LPGA tournament in her 72nd start, shooting a closing 7-under 65 on Sunday to win the Women's Australian Open by three strokes.

Date: 02/21/2016 | Sports

Watson has one-stroke lead in Northern Trust Open

LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson has the 54-hole lead at the Northern Trust Open, and that might not even be the most fun he's had this week.

Date: 02/20/2016 | Sports

Clyburn, Matthew share women’s Aussie Open lead

ADELAIDE, Australia — Holly Clyburn shot a 7-under 65 Friday to take a share of the second-round lead with fellow British golfer Catriona Matthew at the Women’s Australian Open.Clyburn and 1996 champion Matthew (69) had 36-hole totals of 8-under 136 on The Grange’s West course.

Date: 02/19/2016 | Sports

Kokrak takes lead, Spieth misses cut at Riviera

LOS ANGELES — Jason Kokrak sensed something special was about to happen, and he could point to his name atop the leaderboard Friday in the Northern Trust Open.For so many others, Friday was something out of the ordinary.

Date: 02/19/2016 | Sports

Mickelson misses putt, Taylor wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.Neither can Phil Mickelson.

Date: 02/14/2016 | Sports

Langer wins Chubb Classic by three strokes

NAPLES, Fla. — Neither age nor a new putting style has caught up with Bernhard Langer.And this weekend, neither did his PGA Tour Champions foes.

Date: 02/14/2016 | Sports

Mickelson shoots 6-under 66, takes 2-shot lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Phil Mickelson stayed away from all the celebrity commotion Saturday at Pebble Beach. More importantly, he stayed away from bogeys on the toughest day.

Date: 02/13/2016 | Sports

Langer opens 7-stroke lead in Chubb Classic

NAPLES, Fla. — Kenny Perry calls Bernhard Langer "The Germinator.""Is he human?" Perry asked.

Date: 02/13/2016 | Sports

Kang flirts with 59 at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’t realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set...

Date: 02/12/2016 | Sports

Langer shoots 62 to take 4-stroke lead in Chubb Classic

NAPLES, Fla. — Bernhard Langer had a hard time choosing what kind of putter to use.Once the 58-year-old German star made that decision, he made the rest look easy Friday, shooting a 10-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic.

Date: 02/12/2016 | Sports

Reavie takes the lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Chez Reavie enjoyed the pure weather almost as much as watching putts go in. He opened with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula to take the lead Thursday after one round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Date: 02/11/2016 | Sports

Matsuyama beats Fowler in Phoenix Open playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Date: 02/07/2016 | Sports

Toledo beats Andrade in playoff to win Allianz Championship

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Esteban Toledo parred the third playoff hole Sunday to win the Allianz Championship over Billy Andrade on a cold, windy day at Broken Sound Club.

Date: 02/07/2016 | Sports

Snedeker doesn't hit a shot, wins Farmers Insurance Open

SAN DIEGO — With his glove tucked in his back pocket and a putter in his hand, Brandt Snedeker walked off the green pumping his arms to celebrate a six-shot comeback to win the Farmers Insurance Open. That was the only part of his victory that looked normal.

Date: 02/01/2016 | Sports

Fnal round of Farmers Open suspended because of unplayable conditions

SAN DIEGO — Brandt Snedeker called it one of the best rounds he ever played, one he doubts he could repeat if he had to start over. Still to be determined was whether his 3-under 69 in a raging wind and occasional rain Sunday at Torrey Pines would be good enough to win the Farmers...

Date: 01/31/2016 | Sports

Woodland, Choi tied for lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson had to leave the golf course to play one of his shots at Torrey Pines, an early sign of the mass exodus Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open.By closing with three straight bogeys on the easier North Course, Mickelson missed the cut.

Date: 01/29/2016 | Sports

Azinger replaces Norman as lead golf announcer for Fox

SAN DIEGO — Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for Fox Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships.Fox confirmed Wednesday that Azinger is replacing Greg Norman.Fox signed a 12-year deal...

Date: 01/27/2016 | Sports

Dufner beats Lingmerth in playoff to win CareerBuilder Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner won the CareerBuilder Challenge with a par on the second hole of a playoff Sunday, taking advantage of David Lingmerth's shot off the rocks that bounced into the water.

Date: 01/24/2016 | Sports

Fowler wins Abu Dhabi Championship by one stroke

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Rickie Fowler puffed his cheeks and shook his head. What looked like being a procession to the Abu Dhabi Championship title ended up being a squeeze for the American on Sunday.

Date: 01/24/2016 | Sports

Spieth, McIlroy drop as Sullivan leads in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and other big names slid off the leaderboard at the weather-affected Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, leaving American amateur Bryson DeChambeau to chase clubhouse leader Andy Sullivan in the second round.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Sports

McIlroy upstages Spieth with first-round 66 in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy began 2016 with a masterful display of driving to set up a 6-under 66 at the Abu Dhabi Championship, upstaging top-ranked playing partner Jordan Spieth in the first round on Thursday.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Sports

Spieth wins Hyundai Tournament of Champions

KAPALUA, Hawaii — The view from the top looks as spectacular as ever for Jordan Spieth.

Date: 01/10/2016 | Sports

Inkster returns as Solheim Cup captain

Juli Inkster said being the U.S. Solheim Cup captain was one of the biggest thrills of her career.And now she gets to do it again.

Date: 12/18/2015 | Sports

McDowell wins OHL Classic in a playoff

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Going more than two years without a win was enough time for Graeme McDowell to start asking himself the wrong questions.Was his best golf behind him? Was he even good enough to win again?

Date: 11/16/2015 | Sports

Ex-caddie on Tiger: "it was like I was his slave"

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Tiger Woods' former caddie Steve Williams has described his anger and frustration at being "hung out to dry" by Woods' management when the golfer's infidelities were revealed in 2009, and says he was sometimes treated as a "slave" on the course.

Date: 11/01/2015 | Sports

Royal Portrush to host British Open in 2019

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The British Open will be staged at Royal Portrush in 2019, marking its return to the Northern Irish venue after 68 years.

Date: 10/20/2015 | Sports

Langer rallies for 25th Champions Tour victory

SAN ANTONIO — Bernhard Langer rallied to win the San Antonio Championship on Sunday for his second victory of the year and 25th overall on the Champions Tour.

Date: 10/18/2015 | Sports

Steele narrowly hangs onto lead at PGA Tour season opener

NAPA, Calif. — Brendan Steele had no complaints about his game Saturday in the Open. He struck the ball well, made four birdies for a 3-under 69 and walked off Silverado with a one-shot lead going into the final round.

Date: 10/17/2015 | Sports

Jordan Spieth wins PGA Tour player of the year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jordan Spieth was voted PGA Tour player of the year Friday, giving him a sweep of all the significant awards.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Sports

Spieth wins Tour Championship to cap off big season

ATLANTA — At age 22, Jordan Spieth became the first $22 million man in golf Sunday.

Date: 09/27/2015 | Sports

Spieth shoot 68, takes one-shot lead in Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Saturday was another day at East Lake unfit for all but the web-footed, a day in which the real champions were the fans who squished resolutely from hole to hole, competing only for some glimpse of the action through the curtain of umbrellas while risking varying fungal...

Date: 09/26/2015 | Sports

Pierce County expects to break even after hosting U.S. Open

TACOMA — Pierce County officials say they’re still tallying their bills after hosting the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay, but they expect they’ll at least break even.

Date: 09/20/2015 | Northwest

Day shoots 63 to match PGA Tour 36-hole low

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — As Jason Day’s long eagle putt at the last hole rolled down the hill and toward the hole, every revolution of the ball only added to the sense of inevitability.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Sports

Tiger Woods has second microdiscectomy surgery on back

With his game ailing, Tiger Woods announced he underwent a second microdiscectomy surgery on his back.“This is certainly disappointing, but I’m a fighter,” Woods said. “I’ve been told I can make a full recovery, and I have no doubt that I will.”

Date: 09/18/2015 | Sports

Europe leads US 4-2 at Solheim Cup

ST. LEON-ROT, Germany — Spain’s Carlota Ciganda hit an eagle to level her match as Europe led the United States 4-2 Friday on the opening day of the Solheim Cup.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Sports

PGA Championship to return to Oak Hill for 4th time

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The PGA Championship is returning to Oak Hill in 2023 for the fourth time.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Sports

Fowler rallies from 2-shot deficit with 5 holes to play to win Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. — One big putt for Rickie Fowler. One big mistake for Henrik Stenson.

Date: 09/07/2015 | Sports

Stenson takes one-shot lead in Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. — Henrik Stenson is picking the right time of the year to start playing like a $10 million Swede.

Date: 09/06/2015 | Sports

Day shoots 8-under 62 for a six-shot victory at The Barclays

EDISON, N.J. — The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy.He's just making it look that way.

Date: 08/30/2015 | Sports

Tamulis wins first title in 186th attempt of LPGA Tour career

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Kris Tamulis counted down from 29 to 1 during her final-day trek at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.One was definitely the most important number for the 34-year-old player.

Date: 08/30/2015 | Sports

Harman makes a hole-in-one twice Sunday in The Barclays

EDISON, N.J. — Brian Harman made a hole-in-one twice Sunday in The Barclays, the first time that's happened on the PGA Tour in nine years.

Date: 08/30/2015 | Sports

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