Woods closer to Snead than Nicklaus at Memorial

Sports 05/29/19, 15:55

Winning the Masters gave Tiger Woods his 15th major and allowed him to resume the pursuit of Jack Nicklaus and his 18 majors.It moved him even closer to another record that Rory McIlroy believes should get more attention.Woods now is at 81 career victories on the PGA Tour, one short ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

McIlroy’s rally on second 9 saves him for weekend at PGA

Golf 05/17/19, 14:54

All it took was one word for Rory McIlroy to sum up his Friday rebound at the PGA Championship.Pride.The two-time PGA titleholder and four-time major winner appeared headed for a flight back to Florida when he stood at 7 over par with six holes left in his second round. Some ...

Update: McIlroy needs rally and stumbles at start

Sports 05/17/19, 08:13

The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):9 a.m.Rory McIlroy was looking for a rally in the second round of the PGA Championship. This wasn't what he had in mind.Brooks Koepka putts on the 16th green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 16, ...

Tiger Woods’ win at Masters still has Rory McIlroy in awe

Sports 05/14/19, 17:19

It's been a month since Tiger Woods stunned the golf world by overcoming four back surgeries and periods when his troubled career appeared to be over by winning the Masters for his first major in 11 years.Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy was still in awe Tuesday, two days before the ...

Rory McIlroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

Golf 05/14/19, 15:53

Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland.The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before the start of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.McIlroy skipped the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 in part because he felt the Olympics were forcing him ...

McIlroy positioned for run at third Wells Fargo Championship

Golf 05/04/19, 20:48

Rory McIlroy was in position to become the first three-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship.McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday Saturday with a 3-under 68 to pull within two shots of leaders Max Homa, Jason Dufner and Joel Dahmen."I'm right there going into (Sunday), so I'm excited for that," McIlroy ...

Dahmen hangs on for 3-way share of lead at Quail Hollow

Golf 05/04/19, 19:52

Joel Dahmen held his own playing in the final group for the first time and wound up in a three-way tie for the lead with Jason Dufner and Max Homa on a stormy Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship. Very much in the mix was Rory McIlroy, who was reminded at ...

Dahmen has learned PGA Tour ‘isn’t life and death’

Golf 05/03/19, 15:58

Joel Dahmen readily admits he's never going to be the next Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy.Nor does he want to be."I don't practice as much as a lot of the other guys out here," he said as he glanced at the Quail Hollow Club practice green where dozens of golfers ...

Dufner takes Wells Fargo lead with a 63

Sports 05/03/19, 15:07

Jason Dufner chipped in for birdie to start his day and holed a 40-foot birdie toward the end for an 8-under 63 that gave him a one-shot lead Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship.It matched his career-low score on the PGA Tour, which he last shot at Oak Hill in ...

McIlroy starts final PGA Tour in his 20s at Quail Hollow

Sports 05/01/19, 16:07

Rory McIlroy has two more rounds before he leaves his 20s, a statement of fact more than a state of mind.For McIlroy, 30 is just a number he prefers to see on one side of a scorecard."If you shoot 30 on a nine, you're doing OK," he said Wednesday.In most ...

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 ...

Masters Notebook: ‘I’ll Take Tiger Woods for $1.2 Million’

Sports 04/09/19, 18:29

Tiger Woods won't be the only big winner if he finishes on top of the leaderboard at the Masters.A bettor in Las Vegas will pocket nearly $1.2 million if Woods wins the Masters for the first time since 2005.The unidentified gambler placed an $85,000 wager on Woods on Tuesday to ...

McIlroy juggling mind and game in Masters quest

Sports 04/09/19, 17:43

Rory McIlroy feels as prepared as ever for the Masters.He is spending more time with his nose in a book than with his hands on a putter. "The Greatest Salesman in the World" by Og Mandino is among the best books he has read in the last year. He has ...

After women play and kids compete, Masters comes into view

Sports 04/07/19, 15:59

Only when Nick Faldo took a break after playing nine holes Sunday at Augusta National did he look differently.At least to Matt Wallace.Faldo was asked to present prizes for the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, and he had to look the part. The three-time Masters champion headed upstairs to ...

Woods, McIlroy have Masters on mind for different reasons

Golf 04/04/19, 02:01

The Masters should have been the first major Rory McIlroy won.Now it is the only one he is missing.Augusta National was thought to be the domain of Tiger Woods when he won four green jackets before turning 30.FILE - In this April 12, 2015, file photo, Tiger Woods tees off ...

Column: Masters perfect week to forget golf squabbles

Golf 04/02/19, 14:06

The Masters can't get here soon enough.Not because Tiger Woods is only six months removed from a victory in Georgia (East Lake) as he tries to end 11 years without a major and 14 years since he last won a green jacket. Or because Rory McIlroy won The Players Championship, ...

Woods advances at Match Play after McIlroy meltdown

Sports 03/30/19, 12:47

Tiger Woods moved into the quarterfinals of the Dell Technologies Match Play by outlasting Rory McIlroy in a match that turned on one bad shot.Woods holed a 12-foot par putt on the 17th hole to win Saturday. He never trailed since a birdie on the fifth hole, but it took ...

End of content

No more pages to load