Koepka keeps alive chances for No 1, leads by 4 in SKorea

Golf 10/20/18, 02:12

Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as the No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a 5-under 67 Saturday to take a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges.Koepka had a three-round total of 13-under 203. Ian Poulter, who shot 68 Saturday, ...

Piercy shoots 65 to lead by 1 at CJ Cup at Nine Bridges

Golf 10/19/18, 03:06

Scott Piercy led a dominant American leaderboard at the PGA Tour's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Friday with a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds.Piercy had a 36-hole total of 9-under 135, one ahead of Brooks Koepka, who also shot 65 and is playing in ...

Chesters leads after weather-hit first round in Andalucia

Golf 10/18/18, 15:18

Ashley Chesters was leading on 5-under 66 at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters when play was suspended because of darkness with 60 golfers yet to complete their weather-hit first rounds on Thursday.More than four hours was lost as play was twice suspended because of stormy conditions and the threat of lightning ...

Chez Revie takes 1st-round lead at CJ Cup with 4-under 68

Golf 10/18/18, 02:39

Chez Revie overcame cool, windy conditions for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead after the first round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Thursday.Danny Willett and Si Woo Kim shot 69s while the large group at 70 and tied for fourth included Ian Poulter, Nick Watney and ...

Laura Davies wins Senior LPGA Championship

Golf 10/17/18, 19:55

Laura Davies won the Senior LPGA Championship on Wednesday at chilly and windy French Lick Resort to sweep the two senior major events of the year.Davies birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and a four-stroke victory over Helen Alfredsson and Silvia Cavalleri. The 55-year-old Englishwoman won the inaugural ...

Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins, feels right at home

Golf 10/16/18, 20:14

Marc Leishman goes into the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur.The tournament on Jeju Island, the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, is also where he lost in a playoff last year to Justin ...

Johnny Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC Sports

Golf 10/15/18, 19:02

Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them.Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open the first weekend in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as ...

Marc Leishman wins CIMB Classic in Malaysia

Golf 10/14/18, 19:14

Marc Leishman won the CIMB Classic by five strokes Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 to match Justin Thomas' 2015 tournament record of 26-under 262.Leishman won for the fourth time on the PGA Tour. The Australian had four straight birdies on Nos. 2-5 and finished with eight birdies and a ...

In Gee Chun fires 66 to win KEB Hana Bank Championship

Golf 10/14/18, 03:39

Local favorite In Gee Chun fired a 6-under 66 to win the KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday.Minjee Lee of Australia watches her shot on the second hole during the final round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 14, ...

Kang, Hull share lead at KEB Hana Bank Championship

Golf 10/13/18, 03:45

Danielle Kang and Charley Hull shot 4-under 68s on Saturday to share the lead after three rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship.Charley Hull of England hits a shot out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the third round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky72 ...

Woodland, Leishman, Sharma tied for lead at CIMB Classic

Golf 10/13/18, 03:29

Gary Woodland birdied the 18th hole Saturday for a 5-under 67 to move into a three-way tie for the lead with Marc Leishman and Shubhankar Sharma after three rounds of the CIMB Classic.Woodland just missed an eagle putt, while Sharma (66) and Leishman (67) had to settle for pars on ...

Park and Jutanugarn amid four-way tie in South Korea

Golf 10/12/18, 03:52

Sung Hyun Park and Ariya Jutanugarn — the LPGA's two top-ranked players — were among four sharing the lead after two rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship.Danielle Kang of the United States walks on the second hole during the second round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at ...

Woodland’s 61 leaves him tied for CIMB lead with Leishman

Golf 10/12/18, 03:15

Gary Woodland shot an 11-under 61 to tie the course record Friday and join Marc Leishman in a share of the second-round lead at the PGA Tour's season-opening CIMB Classic.Woodland and Leishman (62) were at 14-under 130 on the revamped TPC Kuala Lumpur West course.Woodland's bogey-free nines of 30-31 matched ...

Nasa Hataoka fires 7-under 65 to lead in South Korea

Golf 10/11/18, 03:41

Nasa Hataoka of Japan has fired a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea.Danielle Kang and Charley Hull were two shots back on Thursday on a chilly, windy day at the Sky 72 Ocean Course. Minjee Lee ...

Burgoon has 1st-round lead at CIMB Classic, Thomas 3 behind

Golf 10/11/18, 00:14

Justin Thomas birdied four of his last five holes for a 6-under 66 and was three strokes behind first-round leader and fellow American Bronson Burgoon at the CIMB Classic on Thursday.Burgoon's 63 on the par-72 TPC Kuala Lumpur West Course gave him a one-stroke lead over Austin Cook. Two other ...

Goosen, Stephenson among 5 selected for golf Hall of Fame

Golf 10/10/18, 05:41

Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen and three-time major champion Jan Stephenson are among five people selected for induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame.A 16-member panel of mostly golf administrators also selected retired Augusta National chairman Billy Payne, LPGA charter member and renowned teacher Peggy Kirk Bell and ...

Thomas wins successive money titles, 1st since Tiger Woods

Golf 10/09/18, 18:28

Tiger Woods finished off the PGA Tour season by tapping in for par to win the Tour Championship, a moment that ended any doubts that he could win again after four surgeries on his lower back. And then the moment was gone.Hours later, Woods and 17 other players were headed ...

Column: Brooks Koepka motivated by pair of daily messages

Golf 10/09/18, 15:28

Brooks Koepka had two sets of daily reminders for a season that PGA Tour players voted as the best.One was his annual list of goals that he writes every Jan. 1 during quiet time on the beach, some of them golf specific, some of them about life. He tacks the ...

Brooks Koepka voted PGA Tour’s top player of the year

Golf 10/09/18, 06:55

U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka added to his trophy collection Tuesday when he picked up the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year.Koepka is the sixth player in the last six years to win the award, the longest streak of different winners since ...

Kevin Tway wins Safeway Open playoff for 1st PGA Tour title

Golf 10/07/18, 22:40

Kevin Tway made a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to win the season-opening Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour title.The son of eight-time PGA Tour winner Bob Tway, the 30-year-old former Oklahoma State player beat Ryan Moore on the par-4 10th after Brandt ...