Men's golf

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
December 31, 2019 - 9:13 am
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Rory McIlroy won his fourth event of the year at the HSBC Champions and returned home from Shanghai to a surprise. His wife had finished the room in their new house to display his trophies. McIlroy had not seen them — the claret jug, Wanamaker Trophy, U.S. Open trophy, World...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019 file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Woods' victory at the Masters might not have been the most important sports story of 2019. It was certainly one of the most uplifting. Voters chose Woods' dramatic comeback at Augusta National as The Associated Press sports story of the year. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 25, 2019 - 9:02 am
A green jacket. A heart-melting embrace. A stirring return to the top of golf by one of the sport’s all-time greats. In choosing Tiger Woods’ victory at the Masters as The Associated Press sports story of the year, voters went with the uplifting escape of a great comeback over options that were as...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2019, file photo, United States' Megan Rapinoe lifts up a trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. “We’ve done exactly what we set out to do, done exactly what we wanted to do, said what we feel,” said Rapinoe. “I know sometimes my voice is louder, but everybody is in this together.” (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
December 25, 2019 - 6:34 am
Karma had a career year in 2019. She draped a green jacket on Tiger Woods, handed soccer’s World Cup to a tough-as-nails U.S. Women’s National Team, shipped the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Trophy to a cool-as-they-come rookie coach and players from the Great White North, righted a wrong that happened a...
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International team captain Ernie Els, left, shakes hands with U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods after the U.S. team won the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. The U.S. team won the tournament 16-14. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
December 17, 2019 - 10:51 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ernie Els has finished second to Tiger Woods more than any other player, and he never looked more spectacular doing it than as captain in the Presidents Cup. “OK, you got me," Els said to him with a wry grin during the closing ceremony at Royal Melbourne. Was it really a...
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U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods holds up the trophy after the U.S. team won the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. The U.S. team won the tournament 16-14. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
December 15, 2019 - 2:18 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The emotions poured out of Tiger Woods, just like they did at Augusta National in the spring, except this felt different. The Masters was for him. This was for 11 players — at times his teammates, always under his captaincy — who delivered another American victory in the...
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U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods, right, shakes hands with International team player Abraham Ancer of Mexico after Woods won their singles match 3 and 2 during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
December 15, 2019 - 12:56 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — High emotions, fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup. Woods capped off a big year that began with his 15th major at the Masters by playing and leading his U.S. team to another victory in the Presidents Cup on Sunday at Royal...
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U.S. team player Rickie Fowler, left, and playing partner Justin Thomas talk while walking on the 6th fairway in their foursome match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
December 14, 2019 - 10:14 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The International team has the lead going into the final day of the Presidents Cup for the first time in 16 years, and it has a trio of rookies to thank for that. Marc Leishman and unbeaten rookie Abraham Ancer staged a remarkable rally Saturday afternoon in foursomes,...
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International team player Byeong Hun An of South Korea, left, and playing partner Joaquin Niemann of Chile celebrate on the 12th green in their foursome match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
December 14, 2019 - 4:27 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The final round of the Presidents Cup began with words from the captains, not singles matches. The International team took its first lead into Sunday singles since 2003, all because of two foursomes matches in which the players never led at any point until scratching out...
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U.S. team player Patrick Reed hits on the 14th hole in their fourball match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
December 14, 2019 - 3:21 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The caddie for Patrick Reed will not be on the bag for the final session of the Presidents Cup after shoving a spectator who he felt was encroaching too close to Reed while cursing him. The tour announced the decision after Saturday's dual session, which ended with the...
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December 13, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Harold Varner III and Ryan Palmer shot a 17-under 55 on Friday in the QBE Shootout to match the scramble record since the event moved to Tiburon Golf Club in 2001. Varner and Palmer eagled the par-5 17th and had 15 birdies and two pars in the first round. They tied the scramble...
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