American Amy Olson leads by 2 strokes at LPGA Singapore

Golf 03/01/19, 03:31

Amy Olson's eagle on the front nine and a late birdie on the 16th hole were enough for the American to emerge from a five-way tie from the first-round lead to shoot a 3-under 69 and take a two-stroke lead after two rounds at the HSBC Women's World Championship.The 26-year-old ...

Jhonattan Vegas shoots 64 to take Honda Classic lead

Golf 02/28/19, 18:43

Jhonattan Vegas shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of The Honda Classic.Zach Johnson, Ernie Els, Lucas Glover and Ben Silverman were tied for second. Brooks Koepka, Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia were in a large group at 67, and defending ...

Honda Classic gets only 3 of the world’s top 20 players

Sports 02/27/19, 15:54

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are among the golfers who live in the vicinity of PGA National and may very well be home this weekend. They just won't be playing at the Honda Classic.The condensing of the PGA Tour schedule is forcing players to make some tough decisions, ...

Healthy Wie returns to Singapore aiming to defend title

Golf 02/26/19, 19:42

The LPGA Tour completes its four-week swing through Australia and Asia with a healthy Michelle Wie aiming to defend her HSBC Women's World Championship title at Sentosa Golf Club's Tanjong course.Wie underwent surgery on her right hand earlier this month because of lingering issues from a car accident two years ...

Column: Steve Stricker quick to clear air with Patrick Reed

Golf 02/26/19, 17:43

Steve Stricker didn't wait for the official announcement to make his first move as Ryder Cup captain.He called Patrick Reed.This was two days before a long Wednesday of news conferences, radio shows, everything short of a parade in his home state of Wisconsin, where in 2020 he will lead the ...

Tokyo and Japan offer tradition, expectation to Olympic golf

Golf 02/25/19, 06:21

Golf returned to the Olympics three years ago in Rio de Janeiro after a 112-year absence. But few play golf in Brazil, which kicked up problems from the start when a top-notch course had to be built amid protests from environmentalists and ensuing court cases and charges of corruption. Unlike Rio, ...

Johnson cruises to 20th career title in Mexico Championship

Sports 02/24/19, 19:12

Dustin Johnson struggled early, caught a good break from behind a tree and then breezed to his sixth World Golf Championship title Sunday by closing with a 5-under 66 for a five-shot victory over Rory McIlroy in the Mexico Championship.Johnson won for the 20th time on the PGA Tour, making ...

Martin Trainer wins Puerto Rico Open for 1st PGA Tour title

Sports 02/24/19, 19:06

Martin Trainer won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 5-under 67 at windy Coco Beach Golf and Country Club for a three-stroke victory over four players.Making his 11th PGA Tour start, Trainer birdied four of the last 10 holes to finish ...

Dustin Johnson wins Mexico Championship for 6th WGC title

Golf 02/24/19, 19:01

Dustin Johnson struggled early, caught a good break from behind a tree and then breezed to his sixth World Golf Championship title Sunday by closing with a 5-under 66 for a five-shot victory over Rory McIlroy in the Mexico Championship.Johnson won for the 20th time on the PGA Tour, making ...

Amy Yang, Minjee Lee share 3rd-round lead in Thailand

Golf 02/23/19, 11:07

Two-time champion Amy Yang of South Korea and Australian Minjee Lee shared a two-shot lead on 15-under 201 after the third round of the LPGA Thailand on Saturday.Yang, who won twice on this course in 2015 and 2017, shot six birdies for a 6-under 66, and Lee also had six ...

Johnson builds 2-shot lead in Mexico as Woods rallies

Golf 02/22/19, 19:28

Dustin Johnson putted for birdie on every hole Friday and shot a 4-under 67, leaving him bogey-free for 36 holes and two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy and Matt Kuchar going into the weekend at the Mexico Championship.Tiger Woods got back in the game with a 65, and one shot ...

Shin birdies last hole to lead LPGA Thailand after 2 rounds

Sports 02/22/19, 06:46

South Korean golfer Jenny Shin snatched the lead at the LPGA Thailand with a birdie on the last hole of the second round at Siam Country Club Pattaya on Friday.Shin bogeyed the sixth hole but sunk five birdies in the rest of the round, including the par-5 18th. Her round ...

Woods to skip Honda in busy Florida schedule

Golf 02/21/19, 19:17

Tiger Woods is skipping the Honda Classic next week as he tries to figure out a busy Florida schedule leading to the Masters.Woods has played the Honda Classic at PGA National the last four times he has been healthy dating to 2012. He finished 12th a year ago, but that ...

Spieth’s father fills in as caddie in Mexico

Golf 02/21/19, 18:52

Jordan Spieth's father decided at the last minute to come down to the Mexico Championship without realizing how much he would be needed.Spieth's caddie had to leave Wednesday morning when his father died.Shawn Spieth stepped in as his son's caddie, his first time on the bag since the 2011 U.S. ...

A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

Golf 02/20/19, 17:18

Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They were screaming one word that translates in any language at the Mexico Championship."Tiger!"Tiger Woods eventually walked by on his ...

Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state

Sports 02/20/19, 15:32

Steve Stricker paid his dues to become a Ryder Cup captain, and it had nothing to do with winning a major.He didn't make his first team until he was 41 in the 2008 matches at Valhalla, a rare U.S. victory, and played in two more. He spent the next six ...

J.B. Holmes outlasts Justin Thomas on long day at Riviera

Golf 02/17/19, 20:44

J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round and won a marathon finish Sunday in the Genesis Open for his first victory in three years and a trip back to the Masters.Holmes closed with a 1-under 70, and that was enough to overcome Justin Thomas, who took ...

Justin Thomas opens up a 4-shot lead at Riviera

Golf 02/17/19, 14:28

Justin Thomas, playing so well that even a shank turned into a par, finished off his third round Sunday morning with a 6-under 65 to build a four-shot lead over Adam Scott and J.B. Holmes going straight into the final round of the Genesis Open.The start of the tournament was ...

Nelly Korda clinches genuine family Grand Slam in Australia

Sports 02/17/19, 03:21

Nelly Korda added to her family's impressive sports pedigree Down Under with a win Sunday in the Women's Australian Open.Korda led by three strokes after the third round, increased it to four with a tap-in birdie on the 10th and added a 25-foot birdie on the 11th to make it ...

Gene Littler, US Amateur and US Open champion, dies

Sports 02/16/19, 19:40

Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title at Oakland Hills, has died.Littler died Friday night with his family at his side, son Curt Litter said Saturday. He was 88.Littler held his own among the golfing greats to emerge ...

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