Tiger returns to Torrey to face strong field, strong course

Sports 01/23/19, 17:52

Rory McIlroy had a week to remember his first trip to San Diego. He carried Northern Ireland's flag during the opening ceremony of the Junior World Championship and later had a picture taken at Torrey Pines with a certain Mr. Woods.That was 20 years ago.And it was Earl Woods, the ...

Woodland stays in front with a big putt at Kapalua

Sports 01/05/19, 20:20

Gary Woodland made a 65-foot eagle putt and finished with a birdie for a 5-under 68 to keep his three-shot lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Saturday.Rory McIlroy starts the new year playing in the final group after a 68.They were tied late in the third round when ...

Gary Woodland birdies his way into lead at Kapalua

Sports 01/04/19, 22:00

Gary Woodland chipped in for the first of five straight birdies on the back nine Friday on his way to another 6-under 67 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.Just about everyone in the winners-only field at Kapalua was in the ...

Column: McIlroy’s next chapter of career all about America

Europe 01/01/19, 16:30

With a blue sky above and the blue Pacific on the horizon, Rory McIlroy was walking off the putting green at Kapalua when he smiled and said to a trio of writers: "You don't need to win a tournament to be here. I do." McIlroy is the most accomplished of the ...

McIlroy giving up European Tour membership in 2019

Sports 11/13/18, 06:03

Rory McIlroy is set to give up European Tour membership in 2019 to focus on the U.S. PGA Tour.Just for the year, for now.McIlroy said on Tuesday at the World Tour Championship he intends to play only two full-field European Tour events in the first half of 2019 because of ...

Garcia dominant on Day 1 at Nedbank Golf Challenge

Sports 11/08/18, 13:47

Sergio Garcia flew into a four-shot lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge after an 8-under 64 on Thursday secured the biggest first-round advantage on the European Tour for a year.Garcia, twice a Sun City winner before the Nedbank became part of the tour, made eight birdies in a brilliant start ...

Column: Koepka’s biggest feat as No. 1 is getting there

Golf 10/23/18, 14:00

Reaching No. 1 in the world felt even sweeter to Brooks Koepka because of how he got there.Golf is about winning, and the world ranking is merely a result of that. For all the math involved in a formula that tries to measure performance over two years, it's a lot ...

McIlroy again unreliable in Ryder Cup singles

Golf 09/30/18, 11:50

Rory McIlroy stared at his ball buried deep in the French sand and held out his arms. His body language said: What am I meant to with that?The finish line, in the shape of the 18th green at Le Golf National, was just up ahead, so close he could see ...

Update: All 12 matches out in Ryder Cup singles

Golf 09/30/18, 08:28

The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):2:20 p.m.All 12 singles matches are out on the course, and the Europeans have made the solid start they needed as they look to bring back the Ryder Cup.Europe is up in six of the matches, the United ...

US looking for another historic comeback at the Ryder Cup

Golf 09/30/18, 06:39

Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas got things started on the final day of the Ryder Cup, with Europe holding a commanding lead and the United States hoping for another historic comeback.Europe went into Sunday's singles with a 10-6 edge, needing only 4 1/2 points from the 12 matches to reclaim ...

Ryder Cup capsules

Europe 09/29/18, 13:30

Capsules from Saturday's matches at the Ryder Cup:FOURBALLSRory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia, Europe, def. Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau, United States, 2 and 1.Koepka and Finau trailed the entire way for the second straight fourballs session, only this time they didn't recover. McIlroy got up-and-down from a bunker on the ...

McIlroy and Poulter, a one-two punch for Europe at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/28/18, 14:46

He'd had a rough morning, the only player to start Day 1 of the Ryder Cup without making birdie.The afternoon for Rory McIlroy at Le Golf National wasn't proving that much better. He found a bunker on No. 2, missed a sinkable putt on No. 3, then another on No. ...

Update: Rahm quickly gets into Ryder Cup spirit

Golf 09/26/18, 04:10

The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local):9:45 a.m.Jon Rahm was willing to show some deference as one of five European rookies at the Ryder Cup. That didn't last long, especially when it came to the social media network that Europe is using this week.Rahm ...

McIlroy says Tiger Woods 1 of 12 Americans at Ryder Cup

Golf 09/26/18, 03:29

Rory McIlroy says the goal for Europe in the Ryder Cup is to beat the Americans, not just Tiger Woods.McIlroy was paired in the final group with Woods at East Lake when the 14-time major champion won for the first time in more than five years. Woods has been the ...

Tiger Woods with 3-shot lead and 1 round away from winning

Golf 09/22/18, 18:46

Tiger Woods is three shots ahead and one round away from capping his comeback season with a victory.Tiger Woods watches hits from the third fairway during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)CORRECTS TO EIGHTH GREEN INSTEAD OF 18TH ...

Tiger Woods shares lead going into weekend at East Lake

Sports 09/21/18, 18:14

Not even one bad hole could keep Tiger Woods from a share of the 36-hole lead for the first time in more than five years.Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the third green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta. ...

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