Golf

6:36 PM ET Associated Press NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Helped by President Donald Trump’s putting advice once again, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. Trump’s regular golf partner while working as an assistant professional at Trump National Bedminster in New Jersey,
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10:57 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Xander Schauffele was unhappy with the R&A over a driver-testing operation in advance of The Open that did not include all players but found his club to be nonconforming. The American, who finished second earlier this year at the Masters and was in contention at last year’s Open
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8:40 PM ET Associated Press NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. President Donald Trump’s regular golf partner while working as an assistant professional at Trump National Bedminster in New Jersey, Herman had a one-stroke lead over Bill
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6:59 PM ET Associated Press MIDLAND, Mich. — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play Friday to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour’s first-year team event. Clanton and Suwannapura birdied five of the last seven holes on the front nine and played
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7:30 PM ET Associated Press NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — J.T. Poston shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. Poston birdied six of the first eight holes at rain-softened Keene Trace, bogeyed the par-3 ninth and added five more birdies on the back nine for his lowest
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5:50 PM ET ESPN News Services PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The Open returned to Royal Portrush after a 68-year absence and made up for lost time with an unusual amount of theater on Thursday. When more than 15 hours of golf before a robust, sellout crowd finally ended, J.B. Holmes was atop the leaderboard at
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Things have gotten interesting for 2018 Open Championship runner-up Kevin Kisner. His caddie, Duane “Dewey” Bock, injured his right calf while walking to the driving range on Wednesday. So Kisner’s swing coach, John Tillery, is on his bag for the opening round of The Open at Royal Portrush. “We’re going to go have fun,” Kisner
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6:44 PM ET Associated Press MIDLAND, Mich. — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour’s first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country Club. “We really
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9:01 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Twenty years after playing Royal Portrush for the first time as a 10th birthday present from his father, Rory McIlroy is trying to fully grasp the reality of a tiny country hosting a major championship so near his boyhood home, while also figuring out how to win it.
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11:01 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women’s British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday. The purse for the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club
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1:42 PM ET Associated Press For the second straight year, Dustin Johnson received a trophy at The Open Championship. Johnson won the Mark H. McCormack Award again for spending the most weeks at No. 1 in the world in 2018 (35 weeks). He joins Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as the only player to win
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1:39 PM ET Associated Press PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Phil Mickelson received a crystal award Tuesday at The Open Championship. One of the hallmarks of Mickelson’s career is playing for so long at a consistently high level, and the Official World Golf Ranking board honored him for a feat that might be as remarkable as
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8:46 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Island — U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland said he decided to play in this week’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush only after his wife, Gabby, pushed him to go. Gabby Woodland is pregnant with twin girls and on bedrest. The twins are due to be born later this month. “She’s
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8:56 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Former Open champion and Portrush resident Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot to start The Open early Thursday morning as the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for just the second time. Clarke, who won The Open in 2011 at Royal St. George’s, is among three major
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8:36 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Phil Mickelson decided to take drastic action in regards to his poor play of late by fasting for six days and losing 15 pounds. The five-time major champion who won The Open at Muirfield in 2013 has been on a run of poor form since winning the AT&T
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2:47 AM ET Aidric Chan became the first Filipino to win a Junior World Championship crown in five years, hitting a clutch birdie on No. 16 to edge New Zealand’s Jimmy Zheng by one in the boys’ centerpiece division in the Junior World Championships at the Torrey Pines North in San Diego, California Friday. But
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7:26 PM ET Associated Press STATELINE, Nev. — Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the American Century Championship for his second straight victory in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The former Dallas Cowboys and current CBS analyst closed with a 2-over 74 and scored 20 points to finish at 71
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