Koepka leads at East Lake as stars get some separation
ATLANTA (AP) — A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx...
Thomas loses cushion, shares lead in Tour Championship
ATLANTA (AP) — Xander Schauffele was six shots behind before he ever hit a shot Thursday in the new scoring format for the Tour Championship. His goal was to keep his head down, play good golf and...
Thomas will be keeping eye on 2 sets of scores at East Lake
ATLANTA (AP) — The PGA Tour wanted a format that eliminated two winners on Sunday at East Lake — the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup. The new system means whoever has the lowest score to par...
A new format for FedEx Cup brings clarity and curiosity
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas has a two-shot lead, and the Tour Championship hasn't even started.
If that seems difficult to fathom, consider that someone could win this week without having...
Column: FedEx Cup about the money, not the majors
ATLANTA (AP) — The FedEx Cup is still about the money.
Whoever wins this week at the Tour Championship gets $15 million, more than Greg Norman's career earnings on the PGA Tour.
Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Staked to a six-shot lead, Justin Thomas spent more time Sunday worrying about what could go wrong than ending 12 months without winning.
Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx...
Justin Thomas crushes Medinah with 61 for 6-shot lead
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Winless over the last 12 months, Justin Thomas knew he was playing well and he was due for a low round.
Saturday at the BMW Championship was more than he might have...
Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — On the range, Justin Thomas had no idea where the ball was going. Some five hours later, he had a share of the course record at Medinah.
Spieth needs late push to play on another US team
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth made such an impressive run through the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2013 that he was selected as a captain's pick for the Presidents Cup at age 20, the youngest...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, followed his record 10-under 60 with a 65 on Thursday in the Boys Junior PGA...
Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 on Wednesday for the lowest score in the history of the Boys...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Just over two months since Collin Morikawa graduated from Cal, he's headed to the PGA Tour's version of final exams.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion.
British Open, Field
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Players who are exempt and expected to compete in the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on July 18-21. Players listed only in the first...
Mickelson awarded for 25 straight years in top 50
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Phil Mickelson received a crystal award Tuesday at the British Open.
Wiesberger shoots 61 to join Scottish Open leaders
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger carded a 10-under 61 at the Scottish Open to move into a three-way tie for the lead after the second round on Friday.
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NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Matt Kuchar shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to share the lead with three players in a low-scoring opening round at the Scottish Open.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour has signed a 10-year umbrella sponsorship deal for its developmental tour that provides the best path to the big leagues.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth began the final day of U.S. Open preparation with a walk along the beach.
No other U.S. Open has such a calming effect, especially...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It was a chance to check out the nuances and seek out the subtleties of one of America's true cathedrals of golf while potentially setting themselves up for success at...
Tiger Woods commits to play Memorial
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — 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...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — 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...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Thomas withdrew from the PGA Championship on Monday, saying he was not willing to risk more pain in his right wrist by returning before it's fully...
DALLAS (AP) — Denny McCarthy has some loose connections to Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo, the Trinity Forest members in the local spotlight. The former University of Virginia player is on top of the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson has committed to play in the Travelers Championship, returning to Connecticut's PGA Tour stop for the first time in 16 years.
Justin Thomas launches foundation for children, military
Justin Thomas is the latest PGA Tour player to launch a foundation, and it wasn't anything he threw together overnight.
"We've been talking about it the last couple of years," Thomas said....
Qualifiers for the 2019 Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 87 players who are eligible and expected to play in the 83rd Masters, which starts Thursday. Players listed only in the first category for which they are...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Major champion. FedEx Cup champion. And now Justin Thomas has another title.
Same tournament, new course with Players moving to March
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas has played the 15th hole at The Players Championship some 20 times, but never this early in the year. That's why he turned to his caddie for some...
USGA, Justin Thomas to meet to talk rules changes
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas and the USGA are taking their Twitter beef over rules changes offline.
USGA senior managing director of championships John Bodenhamer said...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas thought some ice and a couple of anti-inflammatory pills would fix his right arm.
Jhonattan Vegas shoots 64 to take Honda Classic lead
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A year ago at The Honda Classic, Jhonattan Vegas made seven birdies all week.
Honda Classic gets only 3 of the world’s top 20 players
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are among the golfers who live in the vicinity of PGA National and may very well be home this weekend. They just won't...
J.B. Holmes rallies to win a marathon finish at Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy with so many footprints over nine hours, and wind that made Riviera tougher than ever.
With one good break, two big putts and plenty of help from Thomas on the back nine, Holmes won the Genesis Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title in nearly three years that earned him a trip back to the Masters.
J.B. Holmes outlasts Justin Thomas on long day at Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round and won a marathon finish Sunday in the Genesis Open for his first victory in three years and a trip back to the Masters.
Holmes closed with a 1-under 70, and that was enough to overcome Justin Thomas, who took 19 putts on the back nine at Riviera — three of them from 8 feet when he lost the lead for good — and shot 75.
Thomas leaves Riviera with 1-shot lead and long day ahead
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods had Riviera rocking with cheers that could be heard a half-mile away, three birdies and an eagle in his opening four holes for his hottest start on the PGA Tour in nearly 10 years.
Thomas, Scott share lead at rain-delayed Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas was playing well enough to want to keep going, with six birdies in a seven-hole stretch before it was too dark to continue Friday at the Genesis Open.
It also was raining.
It was cold.
And he already had been slogging through Riviera for nine hours.
Fowler closes with 4 straight birdies to lead Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After the opening round of the Phoenix Open, Rickie Fowler lamented a missed putt that would have given him the outright lead and household bragging rights.
Following an impressive string of birdies to close out his second round, Fowler will get his chance to trash-talk Justin Thomas, his roommate this week.
Fowler closed with four straight birdies for a 6-under 65 on Friday, draining an 8-foot putt on the final hole to take a one-shot lead over Thomas into the weekend.
Varner hears the roars on No. 16, shares Phoenix Open lead
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III overcame an early bogey with three straight birdies, moving himself in position to tie for the lead.
He got it with a long putt and a dab on the loudest hole in golf.
Varner snaked in a long birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Thursday, capping off a 7-under 64 to tie Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas for the first-round lead at the Phoenix Open.
WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN
Site: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Course: TPC Scottsdale. Yardage: 7,261. Par: 71.
Purse: $7.1 million. Winner's share: $1,278,000
Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (NBC Sports).
Defending champion: Gary Woodland.
FedEx Cup leader: Xander Schauffele.
Last week: Justin Rose won the Farmers Insurance Open.
Tway returns to Kapalua as a tour winner and leads with 66
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Kevin Tway first played Kapalua as a 15-year-old a week before his father competed in the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the first time, an experience memorable for Bob Tway getting stung by a centipede and having to only watch.
PGA Tour to experiment with interviews during the round
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The PGA Tour might be taking another step toward connecting players with television viewers.
Several years ago, it asked players in contention on the weekend to allow for TV interviews before their rounds, usually as they were arriving or leaving the practice range. Now they are looking for volunteers willing to do interviews on the course during their rounds.
Stenson splits with caddie, Thomas using a friend in Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Justin Thomas and Henrik Stenson have different caddies at the Hero World Challenge. Only one of them is temporary.
Stenson said while caddie Gareth Lord is recovery from shoulder surgery, the two are taking a break. The Swede has hired Scott Vail for the Bahamas, and he plans to start the new year with him and see how it goes. Vail previously worked for Brandt Snedeker.
A year later, no surprises on what to expect from Tiger
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Justin Thomas is paired with Tiger Woods in the Hero World Challenge for the second straight year, and just like last time, he has an idea what to expect from him.
Brooks Koepka takes No. 1 spot, winning CJ Cup
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot eagle putt.
Koepka won by four strokes, playing the back nine in 7-under 29 for an 8-under 64 and a 21-under 267 total. He holed a 70-foot chip-and-run for birdie on the par-4 16th.
Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges.
Koepka had a three-round total of 13-under 203. Ian Poulter, who shot 68 Saturday, was tied for second place with second-round leader Scott Piercy, who had a 72.