Golf

11:15 PM ET Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Ollie Schniederjans scored five points with a closing eagle to take a three-point lead Thursday in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s only modified Stableford scoring event. Schniederjans hit a 5-iron approach from 275 yards to 3 feet to set up the eagle on the par-5 18th
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8:37 PM ET ESPN News Services AKRON, Ohio — Ian Poulter was annoyed upon realizing he had never finished better than 13th at Firestone, so he took a step toward doing something about it Thursday with an 8-under 62 and a one-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. Tiger Woods has had great success at the
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5:03 PM ET AKRON, Ohio — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson played a nine-hole practice round at Firestone Country Club on Wednesday, and while it is unclear whether they discussed their proposed $10 million 18-hole match, the exhibition is moving toward being finalized. Tiger Woods is looking at playing five of the next six tournaments,
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1:11 PM ET AKRON, Ohio — About to embark on the most hectic stretch of golf he has played in years, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he began to realize a few months ago that this was possible — and he prepared for it. Woods, who qualified at the last minute for this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
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11:25 AM ET Associated Press The USGA and R&A are proposing rules on the green-reading books that are becoming more and more popular. The goal is to force players to read the break on greens based on their skill and judgment instead of books that indicate the degree of slope. Six weeks of comment started
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3:00 PM ET The PGA Tour heads to Ohio this week for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Our ESPN and FantasyGolfInsider experts have picked the players they believe have the skills to succeed and provide big fantasy point totals. Pick to win Rory McIlroy Coming off a tie for second at The Open, McIlroy has had good
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12:54 PM ET Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle, who three times has undergone leukemia treatment, has decided to end his fight, according to social media posts by his wife, Briony. Lyle, 36, who twice won on the Web.com Tour and has long been a revered figure in Australian golf, had returned to the hospital in May,
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10:39 AM ET NBA star Steph Curry will test his golf skills again next week on the Web.com Tour, the PGA Tour’s developmental circuit. The Golden State Warriors guard will play in the Ellie Mae Classic, where he shot rounds of 74-74 last year and missed the cut. The tournament begins on Aug. 9 at
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8:13 AM ET American golfer Bryson DeChambeau has apologised after being rebuked for his behaviour at the end of European Open in Germany on Sunday. DeChambeau threw away any chance of victory with an error-strewn meltdown as he played the final four holes in five over par, including a triple bogey at the last on
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9:19 PM ET Associated Press OAKVILLE, Ontario — Dustin Johnson is used to cheers and chants of “Let’s go DJ!” But getting serenaded with “O Canada”? “I did hear it a couple of times, them singing `O Canada’,” said Johnson, laughing Sunday after winning the RBC Canadian Open. “With the amount of support I get
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3:44 PM ET Associated Press ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Senior Open Championship on Sunday, edging defending champion Bernhard Langer by one shot. Jimenez dropped only 1 stroke en route to a final round 3-under 69 and ended on 12-under 276 at the historic Old Course. The Spaniard played the sort
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8:15 PM ET Associated Press OAKVILLE, Ontario — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson used a fast start and a late eagle to grab a share of the lead Saturday in the RBC Canadian Open. Johnson shot a 7-under 65 at Glen Abbey to match Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim at 17-under 199. Dustin Johnson
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6:51 PM ET Associated Press ATHENS, Texas — Bruce Lietzke, the fun-loving, draw-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 67. Lietzke’s family said he died at his Athens ranch. “Our PGA Tour family lost a treasured
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4:24 PM ET Richard McEvoy joined Bryson DeChambeau at the top of the Porsche European Open leaderboard following a third-round 3-under-par-69 in Hamburg. The Englishman, who is yet to win on the European Tour, took the outright lead with birdies at No. 9 and No. 11 before play at the Green Eagle Golf Course was
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9:09 AM ET Associated Press ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Stephen Ames shares the lead with Miguel Angel Jimenez on 9 under at the Senior British Open after the Canadian completed his delayed second round on Saturday. Stephen Ames recovered from two bogeys on the first three holes to tie for the second round lead at
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