TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It's been a long time since Bubba Watson contended for the PGA Championship. And he was right there for a while on Saturday.
An up-and-down third round at blustery Southern Hills put Watson tantalizingly close to the lead until he faded late with some trouble finding fairways and greens over the back nine.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Will Zalatoris is leading the PGA Championship with great shots and a good draw.
The notorious Oklahoma wind died in the afternoon on Friday at Southern Hills. Zalatoris took advantage with five birdies for a 65 and a one-shot lead over Mito Pereira of Chile.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — No one will ever confuse Southern Hills for the seaside links of the British Open, not by the looks of the tree-lined course and certainly not with the shots required.
The chatter after two days of the PGA Championship?
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma wind came sweeping through Southern Hills and then swiftly left town in time for Will Zalatoris, Bubba Watson and yes, even Tiger Woods, to bring a sleepy PGA Championship to life on Friday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills:
Leading: Will Zalatoris had a 5-under 65 and is at 131.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler arrived at Southern Hills with a green jacket hanging in his closet, the No. 1 ranking beside his name and the rest of the field pointing to him as the favorite to win the PGA Championship.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all times local):
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler has never been here before. Never gone to any course with the lead on Sunday in a major championship. Been close a few times, but never in the spotlight as the favorite heading into the final round.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The buzz built quickly as Tiger Woods finished chipping a bag of balls, gave Bubba Watson a fist bump, and headed to the practice tee to hit a handful of easy drives. A few minutes later he emerged from the clubhouse lawn to rapturous applause as thousands of fans crowded around with phones held high trying desperately to get a glimpse of golf history unfolding in front of them.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rain suddenly was the least of anyone's problems Saturday in The Players Championship.
Not with wind that was gusting to 40 mph, making the island green look more like a postage stamp.
KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Harold Varner III holed a 90-foot putt for eagle on the final hole Sunday to go from one shot behind to a stunning victory in the Saudi International.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Jason Day and Marc Leishman had 12 birdies, two eagles and finished one shot short of the record for the scramble format, posting a 16-under 56 that gave the Australian duo a one-shot lead Friday in the QBE Shootout.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Three more players withdrew from the British Open next week at Royal St. George's, a growing list that includes Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama, who was concerned about practice time and travel.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Kramer Hickok finished the third round of the Travelers Championship too late in the day to go fly fishing again.
He’ll have to wait until Sunday to try to reel in the biggest catch of his career.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — We pause now to fondly remember Bubba Watson’s neon pink driver, which broke apart mid-swing on the second tee in the Travelers Championship on Friday.
And, if the three-time Travelers winner is going to have luck like this over the weekend, please spare a thought for the rest of the field at the TPC River Highlands, too.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — LEADING: Russell Henley and 48-year-old Richard Brand, both at 5 under 137.
JUST BEHIND: Louis Oosthuizen and Matthew Wolff, a shot back at 138. Bubba Watson and Jon Rahm were at 3-under 139.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):
Russell Henley and England's Richard Bland share the lead going into the weekend at the U.S. Open. Both are at 5-under through two rounds, one shot ahead of Louis Oosthuizen and Matthew Wolff.
Less than a week after a fire tore through Hole in the Wall Gang camp for seriously ill children in Connecticut, almost $3 million has been raised to help rebuild the facility that was founded by the late actor Paul Newman.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Take away a few white scoreboards in their usual places behind the greens, and the green television stands behind the 12th tee and a few other strategic locations, and this is what Augusta National looks like in November...
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson overcame a six-stroke deficit to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Dustin Johnson arrived at Augusta National on quite a roll, having won his last three tournaments...
Residents heard stories of life and faith as told by a Master's caddie Tuesday night in North Augusta.
Ted Scott, caddie to two-time Master's Champion Bubba Watson, spoke to a crowd at Grace United Methodist Church.
HONOLULU (AP) — Li Haotong is no stranger to the big stage, even as a 20-year-old from China who never had any intention of playing golf.
The year that Tiger Woods competed in China for the first time at the 2005 HSBC Champions, Li's father had a friend who wanted his own son to start training in golf.