Column: Month between majors leaves little time to get ready

Sports 04/30/19, 15:53

The Masters in his rearview mirror, Justin Rose is excited about what he calls the next stage of the golf year.Except in this case, objects might be closer than they appear.Because while the next major is in two weeks, the first one ended only two weeks ago.Dustin Johnson lines up ...

Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer team to win Zurich Classic

Golf 04/28/19, 19:02

Ryan Palmer and Jon Rahm shot a 3-under 69 in the alternate-shot final round Sunday to win the Zurich Classic, beating Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood by three strokes in the PGA Tour's only team event.The 42-year-old Palmer won his fourth tour title and first since the 2010 Sony Open ...

Woods chooses not to enter Quail Hollow

Sports 04/26/19, 17:16

Masters champion Tiger Woods is not ready to get back to work.Woods did not enter the Wells Fargo Championship next week at Quail Hollow, meaning he likely will go an entire month without playing until the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on May 16-19."He's not ready to go next week," ...

Tired after 2 long nights with daughter, Lewis shares lead

Sports 04/25/19, 21:00

Worn out after two long nights with infant daughter Chesnee, Stacy Lewis shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead with Hannah Green after the first round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open."I'm looking forward to get a little rest," Lewis said. "Really with the baby ...

Woods hopeful a 5th Masters leads to more majors

Golf 04/25/19, 19:19

Tiger Woods hopes winning the Masters to end 11 years without a major will lead to more majors in his pursuit of the record held by Jack Nicklaus.But in an interview with GOLFTV, Woods says catching Nicklaus won't be easy.Woods says he needs everything to fall into place to win ...

Weather halts first-round play at PGA’s Zurich Classic

Golf 04/25/19, 13:39

More than two inches of heavy rain and lightning has forced a stoppage in play during Thursday's first round of the Zurich Classic.The first players to tee off were on the course for a little more than two-and-a-half hours before the horn sounded to suspend play.The tandem of Joel Dahmen ...

Woods says he’ll play new PGA Tour event in Japan

Sports 04/24/19, 20:34

Masters champion Tiger Woods plans to compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years.Woods said Wednesday night on Twitter that he is excited to be playing in the inaugural Zozo Championship in Japan, which he describes as one of his favorite countries. The tournament will be Oct. 24-27 ...

Column: Tour better equipped for new round of Tigermania

Sports 04/23/19, 15:26

The phone started ringing in the days after Tiger Woods won the Masters.This was in Minnesota, though it could have been most any city that hosts a PGA Tour event. His 15th major, and most improbable considering what Woods had to overcome, set off a fresh round of Tigermania."I got ...

Family charged with scheme to get Masters tickets for resale

Golf 04/22/19, 17:41

Four members of a Texas family have been charged with federal crimes in what prosecutors say was a scheme that used stolen identities to get tickets to the Masters golf tournament, then resell those tickets at a healthy profit.Documents filed in U.S. District Court in Augusta don't say how many ...

C.T. Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

Sports 04/21/19, 17:26

C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory.The 27-year-old Pan, from Taiwan, closed with a 4-under 67 on Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links for a one-stroke victory over Matt Kuchar. Pan finished at 12-under 272.The top-ranked Johnson, ...

Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii to tie Canadian victory mark

Sports 04/20/19, 22:35

Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title Saturday to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight.The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji.Henderson rebounded from a bogey on the par-5 ...

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 ...

Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii

Golf 04/19/19, 23:18

Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship.Korda had a 71, matching Henderson with a bogey on the par-4 18 to get to 14-under 202."There are still 18 ...

Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage

Golf 04/19/19, 19:14

Shane Lowry led the RBC Heritage at 9-under par with two holes left when the rain-delayed second round was suspended Friday because of darkness.Trey Mullinax was a stroke back after a 68. Top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Emiliano Grillo were 7 under after 67s.Lowry moved in front with a two-putt birdie ...

College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls

Sports 04/19/19, 02:07

Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California she says she encountered hostility on the street, in school and on the golf course.One of the top junior golfers in Northern California coming out of high school, Ahmed was a starter ...

Nelly Korda leads in Hawaii halfway through 2nd round

Golf 04/18/19, 19:00

Nelly Korda birdied four of her final five holes Thursday to take a two-shot lead over defending champion Brooke Henderson midway through the second round of the Lotte Championship.Korda and Henderson each shot 4-under 68 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club. At 13-under 131, Korda broke the tournament 36-hole record ...

Ireland’s Lowry on top after first round of RBC Heritage

Sports 04/18/19, 17:32

Shane Lowry was convinced his game was on the rise, despite his poor scoring. He finally showed that Thursday in the RBC Heritage, shooting a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead.Trey Mullinax, Daniel Berger, Luke List, Ryan Moore and Ryan Palmer were tied for second.Top-ranked Dustin Johnson, coming off ...

Dustin Johnson commits to Detroit Rocket Mortgage Classic

Sports 04/18/19, 12:16

Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic.The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before Detroit-based Quicken Loans brings a PGA Tour event to the Motor City for the first time.Johnson is currently the No. 1 player in the world ranking, ...

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. ...

New-look Tour Championship approved for world ranking points

Golf 04/16/19, 17:08

The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a traditional score, even if it won't ...

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