Golf

Gary Woodland reacts after missing a putt on the fifth green during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 10, 2018 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gary Woodland followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book Friday at the PGA Championship. Woodland had no choice but to play well to stay ahead of Kevin Kisner and everyone else. On a day of record scoring, Woodland had a 4-under 66 and set the...
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Zach Johnson chips to the 15th green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 10, 2018 - 1:31 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Only two players made the side trip to Bellerive Country Club last week to check out the site of the PGA Championship, squeezing in a quick practice round before the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. Zach Johnson thought it benefited him. Phil Mickelson might have been...
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Gary Woodland walks to the 15th green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 09, 2018 - 7:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kansas-bred Gary Woodland felt right at home in enemy territory and delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship. Woodland used his power to birdie the two par 5s on the soft turf of Bellerive, and he relied on a new grip and new confidence in his...
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Zach Johnson reacts on the ninth green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2018 - 7:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Justin Rose says the back injury that forced him to withdraw from last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational didn't cause him any problems during an opening-round 67 at the PGA...
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Tiger Woods wipes sweat from his face on the 17th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2018 - 2:58 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — What Tiger Woods really needed after two holes at the PGA Championship was a fresh start. A change of shirts helped do the trick. Too bad he couldn't do something about those ugly numbers already stacked up on the scorecard. A bogey-double bogey start left Woods scrambling to stay...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2011, file photo, Australia's Jarrod Lyle watches his ball on the 18th hole during the first round of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney. Lyle has died after a long struggle with cancer. He was 36. "It breaks my heart to tell everyone that Jarrod is no longer with us," the golfer's wife, Briony Lyle, said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
August 08, 2018 - 10:05 pm
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 died Wednesday night at his home near Melbourne among...
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Jim Furyk responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 6:01 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the final week for Americans to qualify for the Ryder Cup team, Tony Finau and Xander Schauffele wound up in the same group as U.S. captain Jim Furyk at the PGA Championship. Furyk says it was just a coincidence. "I think it's a great pairing for me," Furyk said. "It probably...
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Justin Thomas hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2018 - 3:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Heavy rains that fell at Bellerive this week hardly slowed its massive greens, which tournament coordinator Kerry Haigh said were running right where he wants them for the PGA...
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Tommy Fleetwood, of England, responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 08, 2018 - 2:21 pm
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. You see, the affable Englishman with the long locks still plays...
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Dustin Johnson responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 07, 2018 - 5:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dustin Johnson forgot to pack shorts when he was getting ready for the PGA Championship. Good thing he remembered pants. The world's top-ranked player plum forgot that the PGA of America decided last year to begin allowing players in the championships it conducts to wear shorts...
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