RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Garrick Higgo's day began with a call from South African golfing great Gary Player. It ended in triumph just like so many of Player's Sundays did in his Hall of Fame career.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Two men and one woman finished in the top three of the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed golf tournament on Sunday with Jonathan Caldwell winning by one stroke for his first European Tour title.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Min Lee made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and two-stroke lead Saturday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship.
Coming off a Symetra Tour victory, Lee also birdied the par-5 15th and par-3 17th to pull away from former Stanford player Lauren Kim and Finland's Matilda Castren.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Two women and two men share a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed golf tournament on Saturday.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Caroline Hedwall of Sweden shot a 7-under 64 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed golf tournament.
Hosted by Annika Sorenstam and Henrik Stenson, the event is a first on the European Tour featuring 78 men and 78 women competing on the same course for one trophy and one prize money pool.
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Chesson Hadley is off to his best start on the PGA Tour since 2016, shooting a 5-under 66 on Friday for a two-stroke lead over Dustin Johnson in the Palmetto Championship at Congaree.
Carlos Ortiz was so tired from playing 30 holes in one day at the rain-soaked Memorial that he plopped down on the seat of a golf cart. Before long, he remembered to pull out his phone to check the scores.
DETROIT (AP) — CBS Sports is not using the Superstar Racing Experience as a soft opening for more motorsports, and chairman Sean McManus ruled out IndyCar joining the network next year.
McManus told The Associated Press the CBS Sports calendar is too crowded with too many conflicts — the PGA Tour went head-to-head this year with the Indianapolis 500 — for the network to attempt to acquire IndyCar's television rights.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Hayden Carner had a freshman season to remember.
The Central Alabama Community College golfer finished in the top five of every tournament he played this past season. Carner won two events, including the ACCC Conference Championship.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course, site of the 121st U.S. Open on June 17-20. Includes description, along with the stroke average and rank (hardest to easiest) from the 2008 U.S.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Facts and figures for the 121st U.S. Open golf championship:
The strongest memory from the last U.S. Open at Torrey Pines was accompanied by three words that explain what golf was like then and now.
The scene was the 18th hole in the final round of 2008.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Irish rookie Leona Maguire shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Lake Merced to take the first-round lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour's second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula.
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson got off to a fast start Thursday at Congaree in his home-state Palmetto Championship, shooting a 6-under 65 that left him a shot behind leader Wes Roach.
Johnson, the world's top-ranked player and a South Carolina native, hadn't played since missing the cut the last time he teed it up in the Palmetto State at the PGA Championship on Kiawah Island last month.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Austria’s Christine Wolf and England’s Sam Horsfield shared the lead after a day of low scoring in the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed in Gothenburg on Thursday.
The field of 78 men and 78 women competed on the same course at Vallda Golf and Country Club for one prize fund of 1 million euros and one trophy, a first on the European Tour.
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Brooks Koepka insists his ongoing rivalry with fellow major champion Bryson DeChambeau is good for golf.
Koepka is at the inaugural Palmetto Championship this week, his first event since a video interview outtake at the PGA Championship last month showed the four-time major champ rolling his eyes as DeChambeau walked behind him.
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Tucked in a remote location off I-95 in sparsely populated southern South Carolina, a hidden Tom Fazio layout is ready to show itself off to a national audience when the PGA Tour holds the Palmetto Championship at Congaree Golf Club this week.
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentine golfer Ángel Cabrera was extradited from Brazil to his homeland on Tuesday to face trial on charges he assaulted three former partners.
The 51-year-old Cabrera, who has won both the Masters and the U.S.
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Marcus Armitage shot a 7-under 65 Monday to win the three-day European Open by two shots.
The Englishman, who was at par after the opening round and 1-under after the second, made six birdies and an eagle to get 8-under 216 for his first European Tour title in his 71st appearance.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — So much about the Memorial felt as though golf was back to normal.
Thousands of fans surrounded the 18th hole, with tournament founder Jack Nicklaus sitting behind the green as he waited to greet the winner.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yuka Saso modeled her golf game after Rory McIlroy, spending hours watching videos of his swing before going to bed each night in order to perfect her own.
HAMBURG. Germany (AP) — Maverick Antcliff of Australia shot a 4-under 68 to share a one-stroke lead with England’s Matthew Southgate after the second round of the European Open on Sunday.
Antcliff had a bogey-free opening round and followed up with five birdies and a bogey in the second.
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Thomas Detry shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round as spectators returned to the fairways at the European Open on Saturday.
A declining rate of coronavirus infections allowed fans to attend a European Tour event for the first time since 2019.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Patrick Cantlay finished his long day with some of his best golf, running off three straight birdies to close out a 5-under 67 and the lead Friday in the rain-delayed Memorial.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Brooks Koepka isn't playing the Memorial. It just sounded like it at times Friday.
From the tee or from the fairway, Bryson DeChambeau would hit a shot only to hear someone in the crowd scream out, “Let's go, Brooksy!”
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thongchai Jaidee closed with a birdie on the par-3 ninth for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic.
Thongchai, the 51-year-old from Thailand making his fifth senior start, eagled the par-5 15th and had seven birdies and two bogeys at Wakonda Club.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Collin Morikawa had another favorable result at Muirfield Village on a golf course that looked and sounded a lot different from when he won last year.
Morikawa felt good vibes from an old putter and posted a 6-under 66 in rain-softened conditions Thursday morning at the Memorial.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pepperdine supposedly missed its national championship window a year ago.
The Waves were the nation’s No. 1 team, but didn’t get to play for a title due to the pandemic and lost three-time All-American Sahith Theegala.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jon Rahm was motoring to victory along the back nine of Muirfield Village last year at the Memorial, and just as compelling was the activity on the front nine.
Heavy equipment was inside the ropes, ripping out huge strips of turf.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michelle Wie West's road back to the U.S. Women’s Open was a long one with detours for marriage, motherhood and injuries.
The 2014 champion is set to play her first Open in three years starting Thursday at the Olympic Club, just a short drive from her new home base in the Bay Area.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Quade Cummins sank an 8-foot birdie putt on the drivable par-4 17th hole at Grayhawk Golf Club in the NCAA men's national semifinals on Tuesday, clinching Oklahoma's place in the title match against Pepperdine.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Turk Pettit had a stellar start to his collegiate career, winning a tournament as a freshman and posting five top-10 finishes.
One bad round seemed to put him a funk. Then his clubs were stolen.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Ally Ewing won the LPGA Match Play on Sunday on another long, hot afternoon at Shadow Creek, beating Sophia Popov 2 and 1 for her second tour victory.
Ewing won the difficult par-4 14th with a 60-foot birdie putt to take a 2-up lead and closed out her German rival with a double-bogey halve on the par-3 17th in the final event before the U.S.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak played in 233 PGA Tour events before getting his first victory. The big hitter didn't have to wait nearly as long to win again, though this one may have been harder because he had to overcome a local favorite at Colonial.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bo Jin plays golf as if he's a weekend player with no worries. He'll pump his first when a big putt falls, but otherwise it's tough to tell if the Oklahoma State freshman is playing well or poorly.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Alex Cejka won the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday for his second straight major championship, thriving on accurate and powerful ball-striking and deft touch around the demanding greens at Southern Hills.
FARSO, Denmark (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger retained his title at the Made in HimmerLand event on the European Tour by shooting 7-under 64 to win by five shots on Sunday.
The Austrian golfer won the tournament in Denmark in 2019 and it was canceled last year because of the pandemic.
FARSO, Denmark (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Made in HimmerLand event on the European Tour as he seeks to defend the title in Denmark.
The Austrian golfer shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to reach 14 under overall.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth has started playing well again just about everywhere he goes. He has always felt comfortable close to home at Colonial, where he is in the lead.
PGA champion Phil Mickelson was headed home to California after he bogeyed two of his last three holes, missing the cut at the Charles Schwab Challenge by one stroke.
TULSA, Okla., (AP) — Mike Weir opened a four-stroke lead Friday in the Senior PGA Championship with a 5-under 65 on a tough Southern Hills layout that baffled most of the players.
That moved the Canadian to 7 under through 36 holes, with Steve Stricker (68), Rocco Mediate (69) and John Riegger at 3 under.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Phil Mickelson kept hearing congratulatory words as he made his way around Colonial, and there was a huge roar from the crowd when the PGA Championship winner made a long putt to finish his round.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Julia Johnson wrote out a list of goals when she arrived at Ole Miss to play golf for a program that had not won so much as an SEC title.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — Danielle Kang and Inbee Park made themselves right at home at Shadow Creek in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play.
Kang, a Las Vegas resident and ambassador for course owner MGM Resorts, routed Albane Valenzuela 7 and 6 on Wednesday in the most-lopsided match to start group play.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The next edition of The Match will feature PGA stars Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau along with NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.
The celebrity fundraising competition will be held at the Reserve golf course at Moonlight Basin in Montana on July 6 and will be televised on TNT starting at 5 p.m.