Golf

Brooks Koepka lines up to putt on the first green during the first round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Trinity Forest in Dallas. (Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 7:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Denny McCarthy has some loose connections to Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo, the Trinity Forest members in the local spotlight. The former University of Virginia player is on top of the leaderboard after one round at the Byron Nelson. McCarthy shot a career-low 8-under 63 on Thursday,...
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May 07, 2019 - 6:18 pm
John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of an injured left knee. He will be the first player to ride a cart at a major championship since Casey Martin in the U.S. Open at Olympic Club in 1998 and 2012. The PGA of America says Daly applied for the cart...
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President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 06, 2019 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation's highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a "true legend" who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport's summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential...
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Joel Dahmen lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, May 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 04, 2019 - 7:12 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joel Dahmen held his own playing in the final group for the first time and wound up in a three-way tie for the lead with Jason Dufner and Max Homa on a stormy Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship. Very much in the mix was Rory McIlroy, who was reminded at every turn that...
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May 04, 2019 - 8:10 am
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — First he made the cut, now he's inside the top 50. There's no holding back 14-year-old Chinese golfer Kuang Yang in his first-ever European Tour event. With a 3-under 69 that featured five birdies in his first 10 holes, Kuang moved into a tie for 44th place after the third...
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Jason Dufner watches his tee shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 03, 2019 - 4:11 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jason Dufner's game was going nowhere, so he changed everything from his swing coach to his equipment to his caddie. It didn't get any better. He at least is starting to see signs of it coming together with an 8-under 63 on Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship, matching his...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 02, 2019 - 7:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy looked every bit like a player who has won twice at the Wells Fargo Championship. He just didn't feel like one. Twice when he was out of position off the tee, he managed to make birdies. He missed a 4-foot birdie putt after his most amazing recovery of all. And...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods waves on the eighth hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.Harold Varner III worked up the courage to ask a favor of Tiger Woods for a close friend, Daniel Meggs, battling colon cancer. Woods made a videotape message for Meggs on the Wednesday of the Masters, offering encouragement to the former Wake Forest golfer to keep fighting and to never give up hope. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
April 30, 2019 - 6:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Harold Varner III worked up the courage to ask a favor of Tiger Woods for a close friend with colon cancer. The timing made it surreal. Woods made a videotaped message for Daniel Meggs on the Wednesday before the Masters, encouraging the former Wake Forest golfer to keep...
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Minjee Lee, of Australia, tees off on the sixth hole during the final round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 28, 2019 - 8:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minjee Lee won the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Sunday at Wilshire Country Club for her fifth LPGA Tour title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a four-stroke victory. The 22-year-old Australian was projected to jump from fourth to second in the world ranking Monday after her fourth...
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Ryan Palmer, left, and Joh Rahm hold their tournament trophy after winning the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 28, 2019 - 7:35 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Ryan Palmer had to find a teammate if he was going to get back to New Orleans, one of his favorite PGA Tour stops for reasons ranging from the food to his friendship with Saints coach Sean Payton. Palmer's past partner at the Zurich Classic team event, Jordan Spieth, had...
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