Golf

5:18 PM ET Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The Sanderson Farms Championship is moving its tournament dates for next season and increasing its purse money in hopes of attracting a better field. The PGA Tour announced Tuesday that the tournament will have its own weekend on the schedule from Sept. 19-22 and increase its purse
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5:24 PM ET Ho-sung Choi, whose unusual swing has gone viral on various social media outlets, has been given a sponsor exemption to compete in next month’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am. Choi, 45, who has never played in a PGA Tour event, has a unique follow-through that has elicited quite the reaction. The South Korean
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12:06 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Matt Kuchar kept another clean card and shot a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Sony Open, a chance to win twice in one PGA Tour season for only the second time in his career. Kuchar ended a four-year drought by
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8:17 PM ET ESPN News Services Chez Reavie had a round to remember Friday at the Sony Open. Reavie holed out from the fairway three times for eagle, all on par 4s, a feat that hadn’t been accomplished since the PGA Tour first started tracking hole-by-hole records in 1983. Reavie opened on the par-4 10th
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12:26 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for
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6:15 AM ET European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington has backed Rory McIlroy‘s commitment to the team following the Northern Irishman’s recent comments about the European Tour. McIlroy told reporters at the season-opening Sentry Tournament of Champions last week that he saw the European Tour as a “stepping stone” to its U.S. equivalent, the PGA
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7:08 PM ET ESPN News Services The Plantation course at Kapalua might look the same when Xander Schauffele returns next year to defend his title. But it probably won’t play the same. Kapalua is shutting down the course next month for Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw to begin a restoration project that will include a
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4:42 PM ET Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. — Shugo Imahira of Japan has been awarded a special invitation to play in the Masters. Imahira won the Bridgestone Open on the Japan Golf Tour and went on to capture the money title on his home tour. He currently is No. 53 in the world ranking. This
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9:01 AM ET Padraig Harrington was named European Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday, pledging to do all he can to continue the high level of success the team has enjoyed through his playing career. Harrington, 47, a three-time major winner who played on six European teams, takes over for Thomas Bjorn, who oversaw a rousing
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11:43 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Xander Schauffele never had a better round or a more peculiar ending. After holing out for two eagles, and closing with four birdies over his last five holes for an 11-under 62, he chose to wait inside the scoring trailer to see if it would be enough
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9:22 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Gary Woodland made a 65-foot eagle putt and finished with a birdie for a 5-under 68 to keep his three-shot lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Saturday. Rory McIlroy briefly caught him for the lead until the birdies stopped falling. He shot 68 and starts
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