Golf

6:33 PM ET Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Justin Thomas started and ended his round with bogeys. He was at his best in the 16 holes between, running off eight birdies for a 6-under 65 that gave him a one-shot lead Saturday in the Mexico Championship. At this World Golf Championship, that doesn’t mean all
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6:08 PM ET Associated Press RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — PGA Tour rookie Viktor Hovland shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the windy Puerto Rico Open. “Hopefully, I just continue doing what I have been doing the first three days,” Hovland said. “It would be
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7:24 PM ET Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Bryson DeChambeau kept making so many birdies in the Mexico Championship that when he rolled in his ninth one from 45 feet, all he could do was throw his hands in the air in pure wonder. He wasn’t alone Friday in making birdies, although Rory McIlroy would
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7:01 PM ET Despite a rejection from the world’s No. 1-ranked player and without having a single player formally commit to the venture, backers of the proposed Premier Golf League are forging ahead with their idea to create a world tour that would stage limited-field tournaments with massive prize money. Andy Gardiner, a London-based director
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6:31 PM ET Associated Press RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — PGA Tour rookie Viktor Hovland shot a 6-under 66 on Friday at windy Coco Beach for a share of the Puerto Rico Open lead. With most of the top players in the world at the World Golf Championship event in Mexico, the 22-year-old Norwegian eagled
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4:02 PM ET Former CBS television commentator Peter Kostis is the latest to call out Patrick Reed in the wake of a rules violation in the Bahamas, saying the golfer four times improved his lie or his line of play while he witnessed it in his duties for the network. Reed was assessed a two-shot
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12:33 PM ET Patrick Reed‘s sandy rules violation in the Bahamas more than two months ago continues to garner attention. And Brooks Koepka is the latest to strongly weigh in when asked if he felt Reed cheated. “Uh, yeah. I think, yeah, yeah,” Koepka said Monday in a Sirius/XMI radio interview that covered a range
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2:54 PM ET Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85. Attorney Sonia Pawluc said Wright had been hospitalized in Florida for the last few weeks after being injured in a
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6:34 PM ET Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. — Scott Parel overcame a three-shot deficit Sunday and closed with an 8-under 63 to win the Chubb Classic by two shots over Bob Estes, his third career victory on the PGA Tour Champions to surpass $5 million for his career. Parel moved atop the Charles Schwab Cup
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2:45 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park saw a seven-shot lead shrink to two shots Sunday before winning the Women’s Australian Open by three strokes to clinch her first LPGA title in almost two years. Park started her final round three shots in front of 19-year-old South Korean compatriot
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