TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Shaun Norris, the last player to be paired with Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship, headed home to South Africa to see his young children, take a short break from traveling and figure out where his world travels should take him.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Justin Thomas matched a PGA Championship record Sunday when he rallied from a seven-shot deficit at Southern Hills, and then saved his most exquisite shot-making for a three-hole playoff to defeat Will Zalatoris.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Justin Thomas wrapped his arms around the 27-pound Wanamaker Trophy after winning his second PGA Championship, and thousands of fans ringing the 18th green amid the setting sun at Southern Hills showered him in adulation.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Mito Pereira spent four hours soaring and sliding at Southern Hills in the cold and wind, calling it the biggest round of his life Saturday in the PGA Championship and one that gave him an idea of what to expect Sunday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tiger Woods produced a couple of firsts Saturday, neither cause for a fist pump. He posted his highest score ever in the PGA Championship, and later withdrew from a major for the first time in his pro career.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills:
Leading: Mito Pereira had a 1-under 69 and is at 201.
Trailing: Matt Fitzpatrick (67) and Will Zalatoris (73) are at 204.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the third round of the PGA Championship (all times local):
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) — 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) — Tiger Woods clenched his jaw when the pain hit.
He limped, occasionally used a driver like a cane, and pushed his rebuilt right leg over and through the hills and swales of Southern Hills on Friday with a singular mission: to get to the weekend at the PGA Championship.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the second round of the PGA Championship:
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all times local):
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy has the first-round lead in the PGA Championship with an opening 65.
Tiger Woods played alongside him at Southern Hills and shot a 74. They played two different games.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the PGA Championship:
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the first round Thursday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills (all times EDT):
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — By the time Tiger Woods walked toward the fifth tee box Thursday, the hot start to his return to the PGA Championship had turned cold, and what was quickly becoming a steamy day at Southern Hills had also become an agonizing grind.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dave Stockton won the 1970 PGA Championship at Southern Hills and his nostalgic return this week included the champions dinner for swapping stories of the great shots, the terrible ones and memories of career-making victories.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is all about majors and legacy, a point he drove home Tuesday in a sharp rebuke of Phil Mickelson and his support of a Saudi-funded golf venture that led to Lefty not defending his title at the PGA Championship.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — How well do you know your PGA Championship history? Try this quiz:
1. Name the only major champion at Southern Hills to make par on the 72nd hole.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Inside the clubhouse at Southern Hills is a sign that proudly signals its heritage with the phrase, “First to Five.” No other course has hosted the PGA Championship as many times.
The anticipation had been building the last few weeks for the PGA Championship, just like it was for the Masters. And just like the last major, the hype was more about who played than who had a chance to win.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the 104th PGA Championship:
A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the 104th PGA Championship, to be played May 19-22 at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma (listed in predicted order of finish):
Even if Lanto Griffin was thinking only about the next shot, his 32 over the final nine holes of the Wells Fargo Championship made him the last man to qualify for the PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods flew to Oklahoma on Thursday for a practice round at Southern Hills, the first step in deciding whether he can play in the PGA Championship.
The 18-hole practice round while walking came three weeks before the start of the PGA Championship being held May 19-22 at Southern Hills in Tulsa.
The 150th edition of golf’s oldest championship really is cause for celebration.
The R&A reports Tuesday it anticipates a record 290,000 spectators at St. Andrews for the British Open this summer.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The 150th edition of the British Open is expected to attract a record-breaking crowd of 290,000 when St. Andrews hosts in July, organizers said Tuesday.
The R&A received more than 1.3 million ticket applications, leading to the highest-ever number of general admission tickets being issued to fans for the world’s oldest major championship.
Not even inflation can diminish the dominance of Tiger Woods.
The latest reminder came at Hilton Head when Jordan Spieth overcame an 18-inch miss on Saturday and a three-shot deficit on Sunday to beat Patrick Cantlay in a playoff for his 13th career PGA Tour victory.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiger Woods may not have won the Masters golf tournament, but his stirring return from injury was certainly a winner for the television networks following him.
CBS' final round coverage of the venerable tourney on Sunday averaged 10.17 million viewers, the highest for any golf telecast since the corresponding day in 2019 — the last time Woods won the coveted green jacket, the Nielsen company said.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — If history is any indication, perhaps the Internet sleuths who track flight patterns should circle May 10 on the calendar and look for a private jet going from South Florida to Tulsa, Oklahoma.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler wanted to be a professional golfer for so long he wore trousers to lessons at Royal Oaks in Dallas and even at junior tournaments, no matter how stifling the Texas heat.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A brief look at the final round of the Masters:
THE VICTOR: Scottie Scheffler closed with a 1-under 71 for a three-shot victory over Rory McIlroy to win his first major.
THE SPOILS: Scheffler earned $2.7 million for his fourth victory in the last two months.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters patrons filled in every nook and cranny around the 18th green, awaiting the appearance of the man in red.
A scene that's been so familiar to Tiger Woods on so many Sundays at Augusta National, but this one was different.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods still held out a faint ray of hope as he peered into the future after his second round and reminded everyone that the old adage is true — the Masters really doesn’t start until the back nine on Sunday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods used to turn weekends at Augusta National into gripping theatre, relentlessly charging up the leaderboard one fearless drive, one feathery iron, one nervy putt at a time.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The wind roaring through the Georgia pines gave Tiger Woods and so many others all they could handle Friday in the Masters.
And then Scottie Scheffler made it feel even tougher.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The weekend couldn't come soon enough for players at the Masters, who really had only two choices as the sun began to set on Augusta National and the reality of their situation became clear.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Scottie Scheffler strolled off Augusta National with both hands in his pockets as if he had just finished a casual round at home in the late afternoon.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday at the Masters (all times EDT):
LEADING: Scottie Scheffler, currently ranked No. 1 in the world, posted a 5-under 67 and is at 8 under through two rounds.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The only color Harold Varner III was focused on at his first Masters was red.
And maybe, if he let his mind wander just a bit, there was a thought of green.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods’ second round at the Masters on Friday seemed like a constant ride from one end of the success spectrum to the other, his fortunes changing at an almost dizzying pace during one stretch of the afternoon.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Of all the 6,576 shots that were officially struck at Augusta National on Day 1 of the Masters, only one truly mattered.
It didn’t go in the hole. It wasn’t down the center of the fairway.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods playing the Masters again, his shirt as pink as the azaleas at Augusta National, would have been enough reason to celebrate.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods playing the Masters again, his shirt as pink as the azaleas at Augusta National, would have been enough reason to celebrate Thursday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The masses spread out across Augusta National believed, roaring gleefully from the time Tiger Woods stepped on the first tee until he trudged up the 18th hole, using his wedge to help brace his steps along the way.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — With all eyes on Tiger Woods, Sungjae Im quietly turned in the round of the day at Augusta National.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the Masters: