The Latest: Tiger back at Bethpage, ready to go
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):
Tiger Woods is back at Bethpage Black after a late decision to skip the final round of practice...
Fleetwood, Bradley tied for lead at Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — March or May, there is no shortage of excitement at The Players Championship.
Tiger Woods made only one par on the back nine Thursday, revving up the crowd...
Dustin Johnson wins Mexico Championship for 6th WGC title
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson struggled early, caught a good break from behind a tree and then breezed to his sixth World Golf Championship title Sunday by closing with a 5-under 66 for a...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Shinnecock Hills is one of the toughest challenges in golf. The last thing it needs is being turned into an unfair layout.
Yet the USGA admitted the course got out of hand Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open, and apologized for it.
Only three players shot under par: co-leaders Daniel Berger and Tony Finau with 66s, and Kiradech Aphibarnrat with a 68. Two others were at even par, Gary Woodland and Brian Gay.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's third round of the U.S. Open (all times local):
The USGA has apologized for how unfair the Shinnecock Hills course was in the third round of the U.S. Open.
Only three players shot under par — co-leaders Daniel Berger and Tony Finau with 66s, and Kiradech Aphibarnrat with a 68. Two others were at even par: Gary Woodland and Brian Gay.
McIlroy shoots 65, leads by 3 at Wentworth
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday.
So good was McIlroy's bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, the defending champion, called it "the best round I've ever seen."
"I'm about to quit golf, I think," joked Noren, whose own round of 68 left him five shots off the pace on 7 under par alongside Robert Rock and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.
Thailand’s Aphibarnrat wins World Super 6 golf title
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat won the World Super 6 Perth golf title, beating Australian James Nitties 2 and 1 in Sunday's matchplay final.
Aphibarnrat worked his way through three rounds of strokeplay over the first three days and a series of six-hole knockout matches Sunday to reach the final.
Kiradech withdraws with injury, secures Masters spot
PAK CHONG, Thailand (AP) — Kiradech Aphibarnrat has withdrawn from an Asian Tour satellite event with a back injury, meaning the Thai golfer will finish the year at No. 49 in the world and earn an invitation to the Masters.
The top 50 in the final world ranking of 2017 earn spots at Augusta National.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat among 9 players projected into Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A late surge by Kiradech Aphibarnrat makes him among nine players projected to get invitations to the Masters by finishing the year in the top 50 in the world ranking.
Kiradech ended his year with four straight top 10s, including a fifth-place finish Sunday in the Indonesian Masters. The Thai is projected to finish the year at No. 49, one spot ahead of Yusaku Miyazato of Japan, who also will get to Augusta National.
Justin Rose leads weather-delayed Indonesian Masters
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead after eight holes of the third round Saturday when play was suspended for the day due to bad weather at the Indonesian Masters.
Rose was 3-under on the day and led his playing partners Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Scott Vincent. The Englishman led both players by a stroke after the second round was completed Saturday morning due to weather delays on Friday.
Rose leads, Snedeker withdraws from Indonesian Masters
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters when bad weather stopped play Friday during the second round.
The Englishman, who shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday, had completed 13 holes and was 5 under on the day at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club course.
Kiradech, Lowry lead Turkish Airlines Open by 2
ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Shane Lowry will take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
Kiradech started the third round on Saturday five shots behind leader Nicolas Colsaerts, and Lowry was six shots back. But Colsaerts, who led by five at the turn, carded a 2-over-par 73 and gave the field hope.
Lowry shot a 6-under 65 and Kiradech posted a 66 to reach 14 under for the tournament.
Thai golfer motivated by funeral for king and starts strong
SHANGHAI (AP) — Kiradech Aphibarnrat dressed in black and played with purpose Thursday in the HSBC Champions.
Back home in Thailand, black-clad citizens solemnly ended a year of mourning for King Bhumibol Adulyadej with a series of traditional funeral ceremonies lasting five days. Kiradech wanted to do his part in a World Golf Championship in Shanghai.
Defending champion Molinari shares lead at Italian Open
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Defending champion and home favorite Francesco Molinari was among six players who shared a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Italian Open.
Jamie Donaldson, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Eddie Pepperell, Matt Wallace and Alexander Bjork also shot 7-under 64s Thursday at the Golf Club Milano, next to Monza's Formula One circuit.
Kiradech leads KLM Open by 1 after 3rd round
SPIJK, Netherlands (AP) — Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand birdied his last hole to card 5-under-par 66 and take the lead after the third round of the KLM Open on Saturday.
Kiradech birdied four of his first eight holes and went around in regulation pars until his final-hole birdie. His 14-under total gave him a one-shot lead over Romain Wattel of France, who posted a 7-under 64 to move to 13 under.
Stalter shoots 67, leads by 1 at weather-affected KLM Open
SPIJK, Netherlands (AP) — Joel Stalter of France shot a 4-under 67 to take a one-stroke clubhouse lead at the KLM Open before bad light suspended play with nearly half the field still to complete their second rounds.
Stalter followed up his opening-round 65 to move to 10 under par on Friday and stay in contention for a first victory in his first year on the European Tour. He has already rolled in 14 birdies at The Dutch this week.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Johan Carlsson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth Club's revamped West Course.
The 30-year-old Swede had eight birdies and two bogeys.
Record 9-way tie for lead halfway through Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Welsh golfer Bradley Dredge still led the Qatar Masters after the renowned gusts returned for the second round on Friday, but he had company.
Eight others caught him to create a nine-way tie for the lead, a European Tour record.
The last time nine players were tied on top was after the first round of the 1997 Wales Open, but this was the first time in Tour history so many led after 36 holes.
Dredge posts 64 to open Qatar Masters with one-shot lead
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — With the usual gusty winds absent from Doha Golf Club, Bradley Dredge fired a bogey-free 8-under-par 64 to open up a one-shot lead in the Qatar Masters on Thursday.
In unusually benign conditions, 84 players broke par in the first round.
Mikko Kornohen of Finland, who has two top-10s this season, came in bogey free as well with a 65.
No practice, no problem: Stenson leads in Abu Dhabi with 64
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson had just chipped in from 30 yards for a fourth birdie in his first five holes of 2017 when he turned to his caddie and delivered another example of his renowned dry humor.
"Must be all that short-game practice I didn't do," the No. 2-ranked Swede said, deadpan as ever.