Update: Tiger double bogey on 1st hole, Koepka birdies

Sports 05/16/19, 08:53

The Latest on the PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black (all times local):9:50 a.m.Tiger Woods got off to a struggling start to the PGA Championship when he double-bogeyed his first hole, the 10th, in the opening round.Woods, fresh off his Masters victory for his 15th career major, drove into ...

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 ...

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 ...

Woods uses leaderboard to interpret Augusta roars

Golf 04/30/19, 18:18

Tiger Woods knew he was back in the game at the Masters when Francesco Molinari hit into the water on the 12th hole and made double bogey. From there, Woods relied on his vast experience at Augusta National.That meant using his sight to understand the sounds.In an interview last week ...

Lowry holds 1-stroke lead halfway through rainy RBC Heritage

Golf 04/20/19, 09:41

Shane Lowry parred his final two holes Saturday to hold on to a one-stroke lead through two rounds in the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.Lowry was among 56 players who didn't finish Friday because of a nearly four-hour weather delay. The Irishman made pars on the 17th and 18th holes at Harbour ...

Molinari focusing on RBC Heritage after letdown at Masters

Golf 04/17/19, 14:08

Francesco Molinari feels worn out after collapsing on the final nine at the Masters last week and is looking to conjure up the mental energy to compete at the RBC Heritage. Molinari, the reigning British Open champion, carried a two-stroke lead with seven holes left before a pair of uncharacteristic mistakes. ...

Steady for so long, Molinari’s wet miscues cost him Masters

Sports 04/14/19, 15:32

Francesco Molinari was gracious in defeat, despite losing control of the Masters following a wet and disappointing back nine.Just two bad shots, that's all it took. Two splashdowns in the water and two double bogeys Sunday left him watching Tiger Woods celebrate capturing another green jacket.But Molinari was anything but ...

Masters Latest: Final round will be a race against the rain

Sports 04/14/19, 07:29

The Latest on the final round Sunday at the Masters (all times local):8:25 a.m.The final round of the Masters will be a race against the rain.Francesco Molinari, of Italy, hits a drive on the 18th hole during the third round for the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 13, 2019, in ...

Column: Tiger in the mix for breakfast at the Masters

Sports 04/13/19, 19:38

Breakfast at the Masters can't come soon enough.So get the pimento cheese sandwiches and coffee ready. Don't forget something for all the heartburn — and all the heartache.The weatherman says a big storm is coming. In the 83rd Masters, a perfect storm is already brewing.Tiger Woods hits his fairway shot ...

Day, Scott, Oosthuizen stuck in neutral on day for going low

Sports 04/13/19, 19:26

On a day for going low at the Masters, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen were stuck in neutral.So much for moving day. It might cost them a shot at the green jacket.While three players were shooting 64 on Saturday and a bunch of others were putting up lofty ...

Update: Spieth falls back with double bogey on No. 2

Sports 04/13/19, 11:57

The Latest on the third round of the Masters (all times local):12:55 p.m.Jordan Spieth had an encouraging start to his third round after a birdie on No. 1.Tiger Woods reacts to his birdie putt on 15 during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 12, 2019, at ...

Tiger looms large, even on star-filled Masters leaderboard

Golf 04/13/19, 02:10

The top of the Masters leaderboard is a crowded place after two rounds, with Francesco Molinari, Jason Day, Brooks Koepka, Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen in a five-way tie for the lead.Then there's the man lurking one shot behind: four-time tournament winner Tiger Woods.The 43-year-old Woods, who won his last ...

Molinari an intimidating presence through his trophies

Sports 04/10/19, 02:37

Francesco Molinari still recalls his first experience at the Masters, especially the nerves of trying to pick the right club for the par-3 12th, all while having defending champion Tiger Woods in the same group.That was 13 years ago. He was caddying for his brother, Edoardo, the U.S. Amateur champion."I ...

Masters atmosphere keeps everyone on best behavior

Golf 04/05/19, 02:29

Francesco Molinari learned on the eve of his first appearance at the Masters this major was different from the others.He was at Augusta National in 2006, not to play but as the caddie for older brother Edoardo, the U.S. Amateur champion. Their father caddied in the Par 3 Tournament, and ...

Kisner, Kuchar make it an All-American final at Match Play

Sports 03/31/19, 13:26

Kevin Kisner outlasted British Open champion Francesco Molinari and reached the Dell Technologies Match Play final.It's the second straight year for Kisner to reach the championship match at Austin Country Club, and the second straight year for an All-American final. Matt Kuchar won his semifinal match Sunday morning against Lucas ...

Francesco Molinari wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Golf 03/10/19, 19:57

British Open champion Francesco Molinari delivered another big moment on the 18th green at Bay Hill, without wearing a red shirt — and leaving the flag stick in the cup. His 45-foot birdie putt capped an 8-under 64 to come from five shots behind Sunday and win the Arnold Palmer ...

Molinari charges to a 64 to win at Arnie’s place

Sports 03/10/19, 17:12

British Open champion Francesco Molinari rolled in a 45-foot birdie putt on the final hole at Bay Hill that capped off an 8-under 64, taking him from five shots behind to a two-shot victory Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.Molinari watched the putt kiss off the flagstick and into the ...

Column: Tiger Woods’ biggest moment didn’t last very long

Golf 01/22/19, 18:11

Rarely in sports has such a big moment had such a short shelf life.Even one involving Tiger Woods.With respect to Brooks Koepka and his two majors, or Francesco Molinari with his claret jug and 5-0 mark in the Ryder Cup, no moment last year captivated golf as much as Woods ...

Fleetwood: Team Europe was such a family at the Ryder Cup

Golf 12/28/18, 16:45

Tommy Fleetwood says he was blown away by the family atmosphere that was generated by Europe's triumphant 12-man team when he made his Ryder Cup debut this year.The 27-year-old Englishman formed an unbeatable combination with his close friend Francesco Molinari of Italy in September, with the pairing dubbed 'Moliwood' winning ...

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