Men's golf

Li Haotong of China, watches his putt on the 10th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2020 - 8:46 am
Like too many tour pros, the guy leading the PGA Championship after two rounds is not above letting his clubs do the talking. What makes Li Haotong stand out from the crowd is what one of those clubs says about him. “HAOTONG IS THE MOST HANDSOME MAN IN CHINA,” reads the stamp — in red capital...
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Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 07, 2020 - 10:10 pm
Rickie Fowler's putt was the length of a pencil. Cameron Tringale could've used an eraser. Fowler's silly mistake — a miss from 6 inches on the sixth green — cost him a weekend starting time at the PGA Championship. Tringale's error — signing an incorrect scorecard — saved him a couple hours of...
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Li Haotong of China, hits from the fairway on the 10th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 07, 2020 - 9:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Still young, often inconsistent, forever fearless, Li Haotong is capable of just about anything on a big stage in golf. He was at his best Friday in the PGA Championship. Three years after his 63 in the final round of the British Open, Li hit only four fairways at Harding Park...
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2015, file photo, Southern Utah celebrates with the trophy after defeating Northern Arizona in an NCAA college football game for the Big Sky Conference title Cedar City, Utah. The Big Sky Conference postponed its football season on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, to the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic and called for the FCS playoffs to be moved to the second semester as well.(Jordan Allred/The Spectrum via AP)
August 07, 2020 - 6:37 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said he considered opting out of this season when he was unsure what college football would look like going forward amid the coronavirus pandemic. But Lawrence said Friday once...
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Cameron Champ hits from the fairway on the 18th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 07, 2020 - 5:16 pm
John Daly famously won a PGA Championship 29 years ago by swinging as hard as he could every time he got on the tee. Cameron Champ just might do the same thing this weekend at Harding Park. ``Usually whenever I swing a little harder it goes a little straighter,’’ Champ said after shooting a 64...
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Haotong Li of China, chips to the green on the seventh hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 07, 2020 - 4:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest from the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park: ___ Cameron Tringale has been disqualified from the PGA Championship for signing an incorrect scorecard. Tringale bogeyed the par-3 eighth hole on Friday but put himself down for a 3. The PGA said Tringale returned to...
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Brooks Koepka watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 07, 2020 - 9:25 am
Bad backs, creaky knees, hardly any applause and one guy who even snapped his driver in two — there was still plenty to complain about as golf’s first major of the COVID-19 era finally got underway. But at least the weatherman got off scot-free. Jason Day and Brendon Todd took advantage of a very...
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Brooks Koepka watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 06, 2020 - 10:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — By now, it is becoming all too familiar. The starter stepped to the microphone and kept to the PGA Championship tradition afforded its champions. One player gets the longest introduction. “Now on the tee, the 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007 PGA Champion ... Tiger Woods.” And then...
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Brendon Todd watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 06, 2020 - 9:32 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest from the opening round of the PGA Championship in San Francisco: ___ Brendon Todd is back in the PGA Championship for the first time in five years and is tied for the lead. Todd, who recovered from a wicked case of the yips that dropped him out of the top 2,000...
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A fans watches through a hole in the fence along the the 12th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 06, 2020 - 5:31 pm
To those overserved boors who insist on screaming “Mashed Potatoes!” every time Dustin Johnson or Brooks Koepka unloads with their driver, we have one simple request for you. Please come back. For this week at the PGA championship, the same goes for every lunkhead who snapped a photo in the middle...
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