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 ...

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 ...

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

Golf 10/07/18, 22:21

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 ...

South Korea lead at International Crown

Golf 10/06/18, 22:55

South Korea moved ahead of the United States at the end of a weather-affected third round at the eight-national UL International Crown event on Sunday.The top-seeded team won both fourballs against England to move to the top of Pool A with 10 points, three ahead of its opponent in second. ...

Typhoon wipes out day 3 of UL International

Golf 10/06/18, 01:15

Strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Kong-rey hit the Korean peninsula on Saturday, ensuring that there would be no play on day three of the eight-nation UL International Crown event in the city of Incheon, 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Seoul.The defending champion United States led Pool B ...

United States gets into gear in International Crown

Golf 10/05/18, 01:42

The United States enjoyed a perfect morning on the second day of the UL International Crown team golf tournament, comfortably winning both fourball matches against Thailand to move atop Pool B in the eight-nation tournament.Jessica Korda and Michelle Wie bounced back from Thursday's defeat against Sweden to defeat Moriya Jutanugarn ...

Hatton hits spectator on head at Dunhill Links

Golf 10/04/18, 16:18

Defending champion Tyrrell Hatton bounced back from a poor start, including a wayward tee shot that struck a spectator on the head, to shoot a 2-under 70 and move within two strokes of the first-round lead at the Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.A female fan was pictured bleeding from a ...

Spectator struck on head by golf ball at Dunhill Links

Golf 10/04/18, 09:40

A spectator has been struck on the head by a golf ball at the Dunhill Links Championship, less than a week after a similar incident at the Ryder Cup left a woman potentially losing vision in her right eye.The female spectator was pictured bleeding from a head wound after being ...

Mixed start for US at team golf event, South Korea perfect

Golf 10/04/18, 04:43

The United States had a mixed start on the opening day of the UL International Crown team golf tournament on Thursday, splitting the fourballs against Sweden, while favorite South Korea collected a maximum four points with two wins over Taiwan.Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson gave the U.S. a winning start ...

Koepka gutted over wounded fan, denies fight with Johnson

Golf 10/03/18, 07:49

Brooks Koepka says he is heartbroken to hear a woman struck by his tee shot at the Ryder Cup might lose vision in her right eye.Koepka's wild tee shot on the sixth hole at Le Golf National hit Corine Remande in the head last Friday. According to French media reports, ...

South Korea could feel home pressure at International Crown

Golf 10/03/18, 00:09

South Korea is determined to take the UL International Crown from the defending champion United States this week, hoping that a partisan home crowd will be a help and not a hindrance.American Cristie Kerr feels the pressure will be all on the hosts.South Korea finished third in the first edition ...

Column: Reed’s passion for Ryder Cup turns poisonous

Golf 10/02/18, 18:52

What the Americans need is a Ryder Cup team filled with guys like Patrick Reed.As long as Patrick Reed isn't one of them.Three days on Le Golf National went bad enough for a powerful U.S. team that lost its way off the tee and on the scoreboard. Europe won eight ...

Ryder Cup in France had no leaderboards on the course

Golf 10/02/18, 16:22

The Americans needed to overcome a four-point deficit on the final day of the Ryder Cup and got off to a reasonable start, enough that U.S. captain Jim Furyk had a flicker of hope.Justin Thomas won on the 18th hole. Brooks Koepka halved his match. They were ahead comfortably in ...

Column: US has European way figured out except for winning

Golf 10/01/18, 03:16

This is no time for the Americans to panic about the Ryder Cup.The goal that came out of the Ryder Cup Task Force in late 2014 was to have a winning record over the next 10 matches. So even after another thorough beating by Europe at Le Golf National, the ...

Europe wins back Ryder Cup, beating US 17 1/2-10 1/2

Golf 09/30/18, 21:57

Payback belongs to Europe, and so does the Ryder Cup.Two years after the Americans thought they had their Ryder Cup problems figured out, Europe reminded them Sunday why it practically has owned this shiny gold trophy for the last quarter-century.British Open champion Francesco Molinari was just as good on his ...

Column: Time for Tiger & Lefty to exit the Ryder Cup stage

Golf 09/30/18, 21:50

Phil Mickelson watched the ball splash into the pond in front of the 16th green and knew he was done. No need to hit any more errant shots on a day filled with them. Lefty removed his cap and stuck out his right hand to Francesco Molinari, carrying out golf's ...

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