Stories tagged: golf
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
Marc Leishman gets redemption, wins BMW Championship
The clutch shots down the stretch in the BMW Championship belonged to everyone except the winner. Marc Leishman didn’t really need them.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Jerry Kelly wins 2nd PGA Tour Champions title in 4 weeks
Jerry Kelly avoided the late trouble that derailed Lee Janzen and David McKenzie to win the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour Champions victory …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Moriya Jutanugarn leads at Evian, aims at majors record
Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand shot 3-under 68 to lead the Evian Championship second round on Saturday, and could join her younger sister Ariya in golf’s record book.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Marc Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship
As much as Marc Leishman has been through, especially off the golf course, it takes a lot to get to get under his skin. He tells his wife that even …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Steve Flesch, Jerry Smith share PGA Champions Tour lead in Victoria
Steve Flesch and Jerry Smith each shot 7-under 64 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
Marc Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW
Marc Leishman has a short memory when it comes to golf, which only helped him at the BMW Championship. He forgot all about that 62 in the opening round.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
Marc Leishman opens with a 62 to lead BMW Championship
Marc Leishman left his clubs in the garage during his week break from the FedEx Cup playoffs and it didn’t make a difference. He had 10 birdies in his opening …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 6:33 a.m.
Play scrapped at rain-hit women’s major, will start Friday
Rain and strong winds have forced the final women’s golf major of the season to be suspended with plans to re-start on Friday as a 54-hole event. LPGA Tour Commissioner …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 9 p.m.
Colin Montgomerie wins PGA Tour Champions event in Japan
Colin Montgomerie made all the putts he needed Sunday on Narita Golf Club’s massive greens to win the Japan Airlines Championship – the first PGA Tour Champions event in Japan.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Collin Morikawa, Norman Xiong, Stewart Hagestad help U.S. win back Walker Cup
The United States won back the Walker Cup from Britain and Ireland on Sunday with decisive performances by three Southern Californians and the 2017 NCAA individual champion at Los Angeles …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Collin Morikawa, Norman Xiong lead U.S. to 8-4 lead in Walker Cup
Collin Morikawa and Norman Xiong teamed up for a record-setting victory in the morning foursomes and then won their afternoon singles matches to help the United States take an 8-4 …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Lexi Thompson seals Indy win with traditional kiss of bricks
Lexi Thompson celebrated in the most traditional Indy style. She sipped some milk, poured the rest over her head and, of course, sealed it with a kiss of the bricks. …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Local briefs: Two Washington State golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship
Washington State seniors Derek Bayley and Zach Anderson are headed to the 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship next May at Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, Florida.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Lydia Ko regains form, ties Lexi Thompson for Indy lead
Lydia Ko delivered a clear message to her LPGA Tour rivals Friday. She’s having fun again – and she’s ready to start winning again.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Lexi Thompson shoots 63 to take LPGA Tour lead in Indy
Lexi Thompson shot a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Sandra Gal and Kris Tamulis in the LPGA Tour’s inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship. Thompson had 11 …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Michelle Wie withdraws from Evian, recovering from appendicitis
Michelle Wie has withdrawn from The Evian Championship as she recovers from surgery to remove her appendix. The 27-year-old Wie withdrew from the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open before the final …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Phil Mickelson, Anirban Lahiri among 4 added to Presidents Cup
Phil Mickelson has been selected as a captain’s pick for the Presidents Cup and will be on a U.S. team for the 23rd consecutive time. U.S. captain Steve Stricker also …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Spieth, Thomas good friends, not yet rivals
NORTON, Mass. – Justin Thomas is three months older than Jordan Spieth and trying to catch up. It’s been that way for 10 years, ever since they met on the …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Justin Thomas wins Dell Championship for 5th title of the season
The victories keep piling up for Justin Thomas, and all that does is make him want more.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Scott McCarron wins 4th PGA Tour Champions title of year
Scott McCarron won the Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour Champions title of the season.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Justin Thomas, Marc Leishman share lead at Dell Championship
The best players are on top of their games for the second straight week of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Stacy Lewis wins Portland Classic, gives earnings to hometown relief efforts
Stacy Lewis won for Houston.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Scott McCarron eagles 18th to take 2-shot lead in Calgary
Scott McCarron eagled the par-5 18th for a 6-under 64 and a two-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Shaw Charity Classic.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Stacy Lewis holds lead at Portland Classic
Stacy Lewis took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Cambia Portland Classic in her bid make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown and end a long winless …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Jon Rahm builds a 2-shot lead at halfway point at Dell Championship
Jon Rahm accomplished so much so quickly that he began to wonder what else was left for him to achieve in his first full year on the PGA Tour. He …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Stacy Lewis tied for lead, giving winnings to hurricane relief
Stacy Lewis shot an 8-under 64 for a share of the Cambia Portland Classic lead – and a chance to make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown. …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Kevin Sutherland shoots 62 to take lead in Calgary
Kevin Sutherland shot an 8-under 62 to take one-stroke lead over California childhood rival Scott McCarron in the PGA Tour Champions’ Shaw Charity Classic. Sutherland played his final nine at …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Dustin Johnson posts 5-under 66 for 1-shot lead in Boston
Dustin Johnson finally has another victory and is playing like he wants a lot more. One week after Johnson won in a playoff, he easily handled the early cold and …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
In Gee Chun leads in Portland; Brooke Henderson shot back
In Gee Chun shot a 6-under 66 in the Cambia Portland Classic to take a one-stroke lead over two-time defending champion Brooke Henderson and five others. Playing the event for …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Tiger Woods posts video practicing short game
The latest image of Tiger Woods looked more familiar. He had a golf club in his hand. Woods tweeted a short video that showed him hitting a chip shot with …