Garcia, Stricker miss the cut at the PGA Championship

Golf 05/17/19, 19:42

Tiger Woods wasn't the only prominent player to miss the cut at the PGA Championship.Bethpage Black also claimed Sergio Garcia; Steve Stricker, who had not missed a cut in a major since the 2009 PGA Championship; Jon Rahm; Bryson DeChambeau; Jim Furyk; Bubba Watson; Ian Poulter; and Marc Leishman, who ...

Scott shoots 64, barely makes up ground on Koepka at PGA

Golf 05/17/19, 18:37

Adam Scott isn't intimidated by how Brooks Koepka is handling Bethpage Black. He also is aware that if Koepka keeps at it, Scott's chances of winning a second major are nonexistent.Scott was flirting with a PGA Championship record score of 62 on Friday before stumbling at the par-3 17th, missing ...

Thailand’s Jazz makes music with 68 at PGA Championship

Golf 05/17/19, 16:01

The Jazz man from Thailand made some music at the PGA Championship on Friday, and it was really good.So remember this name: Jazz Janewattananond. He is a 23-year-old playing in his first PGA Championship. He has shot rounds of 70 and 68 and his 2 under total has him on ...

McIlroy’s rally on second 9 saves him for weekend at PGA

Golf 05/17/19, 14:54

All it took was one word for Rory McIlroy to sum up his Friday rebound at the PGA Championship.Pride.The two-time PGA titleholder and four-time major winner appeared headed for a flight back to Florida when he stood at 7 over par with six holes left in his second round. Some ...

Brooks Koepka sets the target at Bethpage Black

Golf 05/17/19, 06:33

For once, everyone is talking about Brooks Koepka before he has the trophy from another major championship.Koepka was impossible to ignore in the opening round of the PGA Championship, partly because he was playing with Tiger Woods, mainly because of his 7-under 63 that broke the course record at Bethpage ...

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round

Golf 05/16/19, 19:19

The back injury made it difficult for Danny Lee to climb out of bed, much less swing a club."I never had that kind of injury before," he said Thursday after shooting a 64 in the opening round of the PGA Championship. "So I was freaking out and was telling my ...

Key hole at the PGA Championship

Golf 05/16/19, 18:29

A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the PGA Championship:HOLE: 9.YARDAGE: 474.PAR: 4.STROKE AVERAGE: 4.23.RANK: 8.KEY FACT: Brooks Koepka made a putt from just inside 35 feet for birdie and a 63, becoming the first player in PGA Championship history to shoot 63 twice. It ...

Update: Tiger back at Bethpage, ready to go

Golf 05/16/19, 06:49

The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):7:40 a.m.Tiger Woods is back at Bethpage Black after a late decision to skip the final round of practice at the PGA Championship.Woods had planned to play the front nine early Wednesday morning, but never showed up at the course. That led ...

A new date for PGA on a big Bethpage Black golf course

Golf 05/16/19, 06:17

Tiger Woods goes after his next major on a familiar golf course for a PGA Championship held on an unfamiliar spot on the calendar.The 101st PGA Championship began Thursday morning on Bethpage Black, the first time it has been held in May since 1949. The public course known as the ...

Daly says cart a disadvantage at PGA on hilly Bethpage Black

Golf 05/15/19, 15:40

John Daly hates having to use a cart in the PGA Championship and probably wouldn't do it unless the major didn't mean so much to him.Daly used the cart for nine practice holes Wednesday, arriving at the Bethpage Black clubhouse with an elastic bandage around his right knee, a cigarette ...

Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black

Golf 05/15/19, 15:04

Justin Rose sees uniqueness in the PGA Championship because, well, it doesn't have a specific identity.Unlike the Masters and its green jacket, the U.S. Open and its "toughest test in golf" character, and the British Open with its links-style golf and often inclement weather, the PGA doesn't stand out in ...

Molinari not forgetting final round at Augusta National

Golf 05/15/19, 13:34

For the past month, the golf world has been riding the high of seeing Tiger Woods win the Masters.What has been forgotten is Woods' unexpected victory pretty much was courtesy of British Open champion Francesco Molinari.Forgotten already? Molinari had a two-shot lead with seven holes to play and let it ...

Rory McIlroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

Golf 05/14/19, 15:53

Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland.The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before the start of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.McIlroy skipped the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 in part because he felt the Olympics were forcing him ...

PGA a new major challenge for Woods with a familiar look

Golf 05/14/19, 15:14

Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, going for the second leg of the Grand Slam on a long, wet course at Bethpage Black.It all sounds so familiar.For Woods, it feels entirely different.Tiger Woods flips his ball as he walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship ...

New clubhouse is latest improvement to Connecticut PGA stop

Golf 05/13/19, 08:46

Connecticut's PGA Tour stop will have a new clubhouse ready in time for next month's Travelers Championship.Work on the 40,000-square foot building began last July, a week after the 2018 tournament ended.Defending champion Bubba Watson is getting a look at it Monday, the annual media day in advance of next ...

Sticker holds onto lead after Round 3 at Regions Tradition

Golf 05/11/19, 14:38

Steve Stricker birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and held onto the lead Saturday after three rounds at the Regions Tradition, with Bernhard Langer among three players two strokes back.Stricker heads into the final round of the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors at 14-under 202. He ...

PGA Championship, hole by hole

Golf 05/10/19, 02:06

A hole-by-hole look at the Black Course at Bethpage State Park, site of the 101st PGA Championship to be played May 16-19. Includes combined rank and scoring average of each hole from the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Opens:No. 1, 430 yards, par 4: The opening shot from an elevated tee ...

Bethpage Black a beast, but only for 17 holes

Golf 05/10/19, 02:01

The warning sign attached to a waist-high iron fence overlooking the first tee is there for a reason. The Black Course at Bethpage State Park is an extremely difficult course, recommended only for highly skilled golfers.The public course is strong enough to have hosted the U.S. Open twice and now ...

PGA Championship capsules

Golf 05/09/19, 13:30

A capsule look at 10 top contenders in the 101st PGA Championship, to be played May 16-19 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park (listed in predicted order of finish):DUSTIN JOHNSONAge: 34.FILE - In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, file photo, Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the ...

Woods brings buzz to golf and to the PGA Championship

Golf 05/09/19, 13:18

The PGA Championship agreed to move to May for the first time in 70 years to help the golf season end before football and to energize a century-old major that was looked upon as the last and the least of the Grand Slam events. Tiger Woods took care of the latter. He ...