President Trump to award second Medal of Freedom to a Trumponomics academic

U.S. 06/01/19, 09:27

President Donald Trump will grant the Presidential Medal of Freedom to “Trumponomics” economist Arthur B. Laffer, one of the most influential economists in American history, the White House said in a statement on Friday, May 31. The Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States, will be awarded ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Garcia, Stricker miss the cut at the PGA Championship

Golf 05/17/19, 19:42

Tiger Woods wasn't the only prominent player to miss the cut at the PGA Championship.Bethpage Black also claimed Sergio Garcia; Steve Stricker, who had not missed a cut in a major since the 2009 PGA Championship; Jon Rahm; Bryson DeChambeau; Jim Furyk; Bubba Watson; Ian Poulter; and Marc Leishman, who ...

Scott shoots 64, barely makes up ground on Koepka at PGA

Golf 05/17/19, 18:37

Adam Scott isn't intimidated by how Brooks Koepka is handling Bethpage Black. He also is aware that if Koepka keeps at it, Scott's chances of winning a second major are nonexistent.Scott was flirting with a PGA Championship record score of 62 on Friday before stumbling at the par-3 17th, missing ...

Brooks Koepka sets the target at Bethpage Black

Golf 05/17/19, 06:33

For once, everyone is talking about Brooks Koepka before he has the trophy from another major championship.Koepka was impossible to ignore in the opening round of the PGA Championship, partly because he was playing with Tiger Woods, mainly because of his 7-under 63 that broke the course record at Bethpage ...

Woods 9 shots behind Koepka after 72 in 1st round of PGA

Sports 05/16/19, 14:51

The PGA Championship began poorly for Tiger Woods. Although he got masterful in the middle of the round, things then fell apart down the stretch.Not making any of it more palatable, Woods was paired with defending champion Brooks Koepka, who shot a 63 Thursday on a somewhat benign Bethpage Black. ...

Update: Tiger double bogey on 1st hole, Koepka birdies

Sports 05/16/19, 08:53

The Latest on the PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black (all times local):9:50 a.m.Tiger Woods got off to a struggling start to the PGA Championship when he double-bogeyed his first hole, the 10th, in the opening round.Woods, fresh off his Masters victory for his 15th career major, drove into ...

Update: Tiger back at Bethpage, ready to go

Golf 05/16/19, 06:49

The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):7:40 a.m.Tiger Woods is back at Bethpage Black after a late decision to skip the final round of practice at the PGA Championship.Woods had planned to play the front nine early Wednesday morning, but never showed up at the course. That led ...

A new date for PGA on a big Bethpage Black golf course

Golf 05/16/19, 06:17

Tiger Woods goes after his next major on a familiar golf course for a PGA Championship held on an unfamiliar spot on the calendar.The 101st PGA Championship began Thursday morning on Bethpage Black, the first time it has been held in May since 1949. The public course known as the ...

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, ...

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 ...

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