Moore leads by 1 at Memorial as Woods gets off to slow start

Golf 05/30/19, 13:39

Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and kept it in play for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth among the early starters Thursday at the Memorial.Tiger Woods got off to a slow start. His group was on the clock for most of the ...

Na cruises to stress-free victory at Colonial

Golf 05/26/19, 19:06

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial on Sunday.Na opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after ...

Kevin Na cruises to 4-shot Colonial win with final-round 66

Sports 05/26/19, 17:13

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a four-shot victory over Tony Finau at Colonial on Sunday.The South Korean-born American opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after ...

Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk

U.S. 05/25/19, 17:01

Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead Saturday over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.Na recovered from a double bogey at the par-5 11th that cost him the lead, ...

Blixt leads by 1 despite Na going low again at Colonial

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:38

Jonas Blixt holed out from 132 yards for eagle on the par-4 17th, highlighting a 6-under 64 that gave him the second-round lead at Colonial on Friday. Blixt was 9 under after his bogey-free round, one stroke better than Kevin Na and first-round leader Tony Finau. Na shot a 62 for ...

Tony Finau leads local favorite Spieth by 1 to open Colonial

Sports 05/23/19, 18:40

Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday.Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 74 as all five of the top 10s playing Hogan's Alley finished over par.Finau ...

Column: Why it took 4 majors for Koepka to get his due

Sports 05/21/19, 15:59

Majors matter more than any other golf tournament.They are not the sole measure of greatness.And that might be one reason it took Brooks Koepka winning four majors — as many as Rory McIlroy, one more than Jordan Spieth among his contemporaries — for the 29-year-old Floridian to get the kind ...

Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA

Sports 05/18/19, 19:15

Jordan Spieth's third round in the final group of the PGA Championship with runaway leader Brooks Koepka will have to speak for itself.Spieth didn't talk.Minutes after signing his scorecard on a scrambling round of 2-over-par 72, the 25-year-old Texan refused a request by The Associated Press for an interview.Jordan Spieth ...

Update: Short history of Koepka, Spieth in majors

Sports 05/18/19, 11:05

The Latest on the PGA Championship on Saturday (all times local):11 a.m.Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth have a recent history playing together in a major, but not a long one.They were in the same group for the opening two rounds of the Masters last month, and at the 2017 PGA ...

Koepka tries to extend his lead in PGA Championship

Sports 05/18/19, 09:23

Brooks Koepka has turned a public golf course into his private domain at the PGA Championship.Along with setting the 36-hole scoring record in major championships, Koepka has opened a seven-shot lead over Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott going into the third round at Bethpage Black.He has made only two bogeys ...

Spieth trying to buck the odds at PGA Championship

Sports 05/15/19, 16:58

Jordan Spieth needs to win the PGA Championship for the career Grand Slam. Masters champion Tiger Woods needs to win the next three majors to capture an unprecedented calendar Grand Slam.Based on how their seasons have gone, the question now is who has the better chance.Spieth smiled at the supposition, ...

Kang 10-under 61 for the Nelson lead, matches course record

Sports 05/10/19, 14:49

Sung Kang matched the Trinity Forest course record with a 10-under 61 on an unseasonably cool day Friday in the second round at the Byron Nelson. Kang was 16 under after his round that included six birdies in a row. The 31-year-old South Korean, who lives in North Texas, led by ...

Koepka, Spieth arrive at big moment after rough start

Sports 05/10/19, 11:01

Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth have a shot at their own slice of history at the PGA Championship.That might have looked like a long shot considering how they started their careers.Go back seven years to find Koepka and Spieth near the end of their NCAA days — Koepka a senior ...

McCarthy shoots 63 for 1st-round lead at Byron Nelson

Sports 05/09/19, 19:16

Denny McCarthy shot a career-low 8-under 63 for the first-round lead Thursday at the Byron Nelson, where the local spotlight is on Trinity Forest members Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo.McCarthy had 10 birdies over a 12-hole stretch after a double bogey in his morning round. The former Virginia player was ...

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 ...

Masters: What’s wrong with Jordan Spieth?

Golf 04/11/19, 20:02

Jordan Spieth has become an afterthought on the PGA Tour.Even at the course where he usually plays so well.Adding another entry to his yearlong slump, Spieth struggled to a 3-over 75 Thursday in the opening round of the Masters and was a whopping nine shots off the lead. Not exactly ...

Spieth hopeful Masters memories can help him end slump

Golf 04/10/19, 14:28

Tiger Woods is a winner again, making him even more appealing at the Masters."I've worked my way back into one of the players that can win events," he said.Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite — perhaps even the sentimental favorite. Facing a fifth chance at completing the career Grand Slam ...

Column: At the Masters, it’s not the players who are stars

Sports 04/07/19, 09:25

The not-quite-ready-for-prime-time Thanksgiving exhibition with Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson produced such bad golf that Mickelson and country singer Jake Owen traded barbs about it a day later at Jordan Spieth's wedding.Owen said it was so bad he deserved a refund. He told Barstool Sports' "Fore Play" podcast that Mickelson, ...

Kim flirts with another hole-in-one, Valero lead down to 1

U.S. 04/06/19, 18:01

Si Woo Kim narrowly missed a second hole-in-one on consecutive days and saw his four-shot lead trimmed to one over Monday qualifier Corey Conners after Saturday's third round of the Valero Texas Open.Kim aced the 16th hole at the TPC San Antonio on Friday, and he missed it by inches ...

Si Woo Kim leads by 4 after 2nd round at Valero Texas Open

Golf 04/05/19, 19:35

First-round leader Si Woo Kim used a late-round hole-in-one Friday to build a four-shot lead at the halfway point of the Valero Texas Open. Kim, the 2017 Players Championship winner, led by one heading into the second round before shooting a 6-under 66. Kim aced TPC San Antonio's 16th hole and is ...

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