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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Woods shoots 73, 5 over for 36 holes, misses cut at PGA

Golf 05/17/19, 19:43

Tiger Woods gave a hop with his left leg and prepared to pump his fist as his birdie putt rolled toward the 17th hole in the PGA Championship on Friday.Then the ball kept on rolling.Down came his leg. A groan rose from the crowd. And Woods was all but done ...

Fresh off a senior major, Stricker returns to Bethpage

Basketball 05/15/19, 18:31

The modest Midwestern lifestyle of Steve Stricker has given way to moments of celebrity over the last month.Stricker spoke Wednesday about watching the final round of the Masters from his winter home in Naples, Florida, with his wife and two daughters, when he casually mentioned that Virginia basketball coach Tony ...

Molinari not forgetting final round at Augusta National

Golf 05/15/19, 13:34

For the past month, the golf world has been riding the high of seeing Tiger Woods win the Masters.What has been forgotten is Woods' unexpected victory pretty much was courtesy of British Open champion Francesco Molinari.Forgotten already? Molinari had a two-shot lead with seven holes to play and let it ...

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 ...

PGA a new major challenge for Woods with a familiar look

Golf 05/14/19, 15:14

Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, going for the second leg of the Grand Slam on a long, wet course at Bethpage Black.It all sounds so familiar.For Woods, it feels entirely different.Tiger Woods flips his ball as he walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship ...

PGA Championship capsules

Golf 05/09/19, 13:30

A capsule look at 10 top contenders in the 101st PGA Championship, to be played May 16-19 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park (listed in predicted order of finish):DUSTIN JOHNSONAge: 34.FILE - In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, file photo, Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the ...

Woods brings buzz to golf and to the PGA Championship

Golf 05/09/19, 13:18

The PGA Championship agreed to move to May for the first time in 70 years to help the golf season end before football and to energize a century-old major that was looked upon as the last and the least of the Grand Slam events. Tiger Woods took care of the latter. He ...

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense

Golf 05/08/19, 18:16

Brooks Koepka has won three majors since he last played at the Byron Nelson two years ago, before the tournament moved to a new links-style course south of downtown Dallas.A week before defending his title at the now-earlier PGA Championship, the third-ranked Koepka and No. 19 Patrick Reed are the ...

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 ...

Woods makes video for cancer victim on eve of Masters

Sports 04/30/19, 18:37

Harold Varner III worked up the courage to ask a favor of Tiger Woods for a close friend with colon cancer.The timing made it surreal.Woods made a videotaped message for Daniel Meggs on the Wednesday before the Masters, encouraging the former Wake Forest golfer to keep fighting and to never ...

Woods uses leaderboard to interpret Augusta roars

Golf 04/30/19, 18:18

Tiger Woods knew he was back in the game at the Masters when Francesco Molinari hit into the water on the 12th hole and made double bogey. From there, Woods relied on his vast experience at Augusta National.That meant using his sight to understand the sounds.In an interview last week ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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