Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/26/19, 19:13

In being introduced at the podium as the winner of the 80th Senior PGA Championship, Ken Tanigawa blew out a deep breath still attempting to put into perspective what had just happened.From playing the final round with friend and former UCLA teammate Scott McCarron, to giving up professional golf some ...

Broadhurst opens 2-shot lead at Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/25/19, 17:51

Whatever unease Paul Broadhurst felt following a near 2-1/2 hour weather delay quickly evaporated once he hit his first tee shot into the middle of the narrow fairway on the fifth hole at Oak Hill Country Club.The defending champion felt even better to come out of a second weather delay ...

Tiger Woods commits to play Memorial

Golf 05/23/19, 12:46

Tiger Woods has decided to play in the Memorial next week ahead of his next chance in a major.Woods is a five-time winner at Muirfield Village. He has never missed it when healthy, except in 2006 when he took time off after his father's death. The Memorial is two weeks ...

Weather, Oak Hill to test field at Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/22/19, 15:40

It didn't take long for Jay Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can wreak havoc on players attempting to navigate the narrow fairways of Oak Hill Country Club's East Course."Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles per ...

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 ...

Koepka handles the stress and reaps rewards of another major

Sports 05/20/19, 01:05

Brooks Koepka should know as well as anyone that nothing in golf comes easily.His well-documented journey to the PGA Tour took him to remote outposts like Kenya and Kazakhstan. Even after Koepka won a second straight U.S. Open last summer, which no one had done in 29 years, it didn't ...

Johnson 2nd at PGA Championship after late charge at Koepka

Sports 05/19/19, 20:24

Dustin Johnson has completed the so-close slam.The former world No. 1 erased all but one stroke of a seven-shot deficit in the final round of the PGA Championship — not quite good enough to stop Brooks Koepka from winning the tournament for the second straight year.Instead, Johnson left Bethpage Black ...

Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard has 2019 PGA’s only hole-in-one

Golf 05/19/19, 19:55

Lucas Bjerregaard (BEER'-gard) and playing partner Lucas Glover did the old 1-2 on No. 17 at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship.Bjerregaard, a 27-year-old Dane, made the first hole-in-one in the tournament on Sunday, one-bouncing a 6-iron into the cup on the par-3 206-yard hole.Bjerregaard high-fived ...

Koepka wins PGA Championship at Bethpage Black

Golf 05/19/19, 19:32

Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a wire-to-wire victory, minus the style points.In a raging wind that turned Bethpage Black into a beast, Koepka lost all but one shot of his record seven-shot lead Sunday. He lost the brutal Long Island crowd, which began chanting "DJ!" ...

Varner’s 81 at PGA worst round in final group of a major

Golf 05/19/19, 19:16

After getting supportive messages from Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan the night before, Harold Varner III could not have had a better start to the final round of the PGA Championship.The 28-year-old journeyman pro birdied the first hole at Bethpage Black playing in the final pairing to draw within five ...

Gone with the wind: DJ’s chance to catch Koepka

Golf 05/19/19, 18:37

Brooks Koepka's coronation in this PGA Championship nearly got blown off the golf course.It didn't because his main competition, Dustin Johnson, had just as much trouble keeping his ball in play down the stretch.Johnson was within one stroke of his close friend after a birdie on No. 15, a hole ...

Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

Sports 05/19/19, 18:15

Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a victory, minus the style points.In a raging wind that turned Bethpage Black into a beast, Koepka lost all but one shot of his record seven-shot lead Sunday. He lost the brutal Long Island crowd, which began chanting "DJ!" for ...

Update: PGA behind him, Lefty looks ahead to Ryder Cup

Sports 05/19/19, 12:56

The Latest on the PGA Championship on Sunday (all times local):1:55 p.m.After Phil Mickelson didn't contend at this year's PGA Championship, he praised the course and the fans, and then looked ahead to the next big event at Bethpage Black.Rich Beem reacts after sinking a putt for birdie on the ...

With Koepka out front at PGA, 2nd place plenty to play for

Sports 05/18/19, 19:52

There's a pretty good competition going on in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, only it's not for the Wanamaker Trophy, the nearly $2 million first-place prize and a major tournament title.As defending champion Brooks Koepka opened a seven-stroke lead heading into Sunday's final round, the rest of the field ...

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 ...

DJ blows chance to go head to head vs Koepka in final round

Sports 05/18/19, 19:02

It would have made the perfect pairing: Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, close friends and workout buddies, ranked first and third in the world, in the final group of the fourth round of a major.Didn't happen. And the way Koepka is playing, it might not matter if Johnson — or ...

Lucas Glover again showing a liking for Bethpage Black

Golf 05/18/19, 16:50

Majors at Bethpage Black seem to bring out the best in Lucas Glover.The 39-year-old won the U.S. Open in 2009 by two shots on the Long Island public course and is playing on the weekend in the PGA Championship.Glover shot his second straight 1-under 69 on Saturday and finished 54 ...

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 ...

3 generations of Harbaughs make 1st visit to Yankee Stadium

Sports 05/17/19, 20:25

Jim Harbaugh is in a New York sports state of mind this weekend.Michigan's football coach visited Yankee Stadium for the first time Friday, joined by his father and 6-year-old son to watch the Bronx Bombers take on the Tampa Bay Rays with first place in the AL East on the ...

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