Golf

6:59 PM ET Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Webb Simpson birdied the final two holes of regulation to force a playoff with Tony Finau, then won the Waste Management Phoenix Open with a 10-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole Sunday. Finau, two strokes ahead with two holes left, missed an 18-foot birdie try
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9:31 AM ET Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell has ended his five-and-a-half-year wait for a European Tour title with a victory at the Saudi International on Sunday. McDowell cared an up-and-down par 70 to finish 12 under for the tournament, two shots ahead of second place American Dustin Johnson. The 40-year-old Northern Irishman struggled to a
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7:36 PM ET Associated Press SCOTTSDALE. Ariz. — Tony Finau and Webb Simpson crashed golf’s biggest party with some back-nine fireworks. Finau shot a 9-under 62 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Simpson in the Waste Management Phoenix Open, making an eagle on the par-5 13th and then, switching to a Kobe Bryant
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12:48 PM ET Associated Press MARRAKECH, Morocco — Brett Quigley won the Morocco Champions in his second PGA Tour Champions start, saving par on the final two holes Saturday to hold off Stephen Ames by a stroke. The 50-year-old Quigley got into the field for the senior tour’s first African event as one of the
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10:34 AM ET Graeme McDowell birdied his final hole to take a one-shot lead after the third round at the Saudi International on Saturday. After a difficult front nine, McDowell rolled in three straight birdies on the 12th, 13th and 14th before finishing in style with another on the par-four 18th. McDowell, who last won
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9:05 PM ET Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — J.B. Holmes roared through the fan-packed closing stretch at TPC Scottsdale on his opening nine Friday, then grabbed the lead on the mellower side of golf’s biggest party. Six months after a final-round collapse and slow-play controversy at the British Open, Holmes took a one-stroke lead into
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3:37 PM ET Graeme McDowell faces a possible one-stroke penalty over the weekend at the Saudi International due to a slow play violation during Friday’s second round – a violation that was caused in part because he agreed to do an on-course television interview. McDowell, who tied for the first-round lead at the European Tour
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12:57 PM ET Associated Press MARRAKECH, Morocco — Stephen Ames shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Morocco Champions. Ames had a 12-under 132 total at Samanah Golf Club in the senior tour’s first event in Africa.. He matched the course record
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10:59 AM ET Associated Press Victor Perez birdied four of his last six holes to shoot a second straight 5-under 65 and take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Saudi International on Friday. The French golfer maintained his great form on the European Tour that has seen him finish outside the top
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9:18 PM ET Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Wyndham Clark beat darkness — and everyone else Thursday at TPC Scottsdale. Playing in the second-to-last group off the 10th tee, Clark shot a career-best 10-under 61 to take the first-round lead in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He had eight birdies in a 10-hole stretch from
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8:24 PM ET ESPN News Services DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The LPGA says it has canceled the Blue Bay LPGA event scheduled for the first week of March on Hainan Island in China, citing health concerns and travel restrictions due to the viral outbreak. In a statement Thursday, the LPGA said because of the coronavirus
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4:43 PM ET SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Amy Bockerstette returned to the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale Wednesday, about a year after she made a par on the famous hole that catapulted her to instant celebrity, and walked off the green with a donation that’ll help kick-start her foundation. Bockerstette, a disabilities advocate with Down syndrome,
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