US Open gentle as a Rose, but for how long?
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose was watching on TV when Rickie Fowler missed a putt that would've tied a U.S. Open record.
Six hours later, Rose got his own chance for the mark and...
US Open at a glance
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A brief look at the first round Thursday at the U.S. Open:
LEADING: Justin Rose shot 6-under 65 to match Tiger Woods' 2000 record for a U.S. Open round at Pebble...
The Latest: Rose birdies last 3 holes to lead Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local):
Justin Rose is the leader after the first round of the U.S. Open, with birdies on...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Someone wanted to know about Rickie Fowler's haircut, not the kind of question you usually get after taking a share of the lead in the U.S. Open.
Piercy makes most of US Open chance with fast start
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — After missing the cut last week at the Canadian Open, Scott Piercy spent the weekend on his couch hoping that wouldn't cost him a spot in the U.S. Open.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It was a chance to check out the nuances and seek out the subtleties of one of America's true cathedrals of golf while potentially setting themselves up for success at...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The stage is set for what should be the ideal U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, perhaps the most popular of all U.S. Open courses with its magnificent Pacific coastline and...
Merritt takes early lead by 2 shots at Memorial
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Troy Merritt is playing this year as if he's on a rehab assignment from a blood clot, and his score Friday at the Memorial spoke to the progress he's making.
Bethpage Black a beast, but only for 17 holes
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The warning sign attached to a waist-high iron fence overlooking the first tee is there for a reason. The Black Course at Bethpage State Park is an extremely difficult...
DETROIT (AP) — Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic.
The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth are successfully fine-tuning their preparations for the Masters.
However, they haven't been able to match Si Woo Kim so far at the Valero...
Masters: 15 contenders for a precious green jacket
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A capsule look at 15 top contenders for the Masters, to be played April 11-14 (listed in predicted order of finish):
Kim leads by 1 after 1st round at Valero Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Si Woo Kim has gotten off to a fast start and is leading after the first round of the Valero Texas Open.
And Rickie Fowler appears to be back on track for another strong...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Facts and figures for the Masters:
Last few Masters spots on the line at Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For players trying to get into the top 50 for a Masters invitation, it was critical to get into the 64-man field at the Dell Technologies Match Play with big ranking points...
Mitchell wins Honda Classic for 1st PGA Tour title
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Keith Mitchell made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win The Honda Classic for his first PGA Tour victory to earn a trip to the...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Keith Mitchell's first and until now only win as a professional was three years ago, on something called the G Pro Tour.
Jhonattan Vegas shoots 64 to take Honda Classic lead
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A year ago at The Honda Classic, Jhonattan Vegas made seven birdies all week.
Honda Classic gets only 3 of the world’s top 20 players
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are among the golfers who live in the vicinity of PGA National and may very well be home this weekend. They just won't...
Fowler expects drop rule to change after being penalized
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rickie Fowler was penalized one shot Friday in the Mexico Championship for dropping from the wrong height, a new rule he expects to be changed.
Fowler overcomes strange triple bogey to win Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Standing above a greenside bunker at TPC Scottsdale's difficult par-4 11th hole, Rickie Fowler turned just in time to see his ball, one he had just placed after penalty, trickle into the water.
Fowler had already seen his share of bad luck at the Phoenix Open. Now balls were rolling into hazards on their own.
Unable to catch a break, Fowler took it upon himself to create his own.
Fowler wins Phoenix Open; Johnson takes Saudi title
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler birdied two of his final four holes and overcame a bizarre triple bogey on the 11th hole at rainy TPC Scottsdale to win the Phoenix Open on Sunday.
Leading by five, Fowler took a 7 on the par-4 11th after a chip shot skipped across the green and into the water and a second ball rolled into the water on its own.
Branden Grace took the lead with consecutive birdies, but hit his tee shot into the water on the drivable par-4 17th for a bogey.
Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler had the lead heading into the final round last year at the Phoenix Open, only to see the title slip through his grip for a second time.
He will have a big cushion in his third bid to win the championship following a stellar display of golf.
Fowler had eight birdies in a 7-under 64 on Saturday at TPC Scottsdale to take a four-shot lead over Matt Kuchar into the final round.
Fowler closes with 4 straight birdies to lead Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After the opening round of the Phoenix Open, Rickie Fowler lamented a missed putt that would have given him the outright lead and household bragging rights.
Following an impressive string of birdies to close out his second round, Fowler will get his chance to trash-talk Justin Thomas, his roommate this week.
Fowler closed with four straight birdies for a 6-under 65 on Friday, draining an 8-foot putt on the final hole to take a one-shot lead over Thomas into the weekend.
Varner hears the roars on No. 16, shares Phoenix Open lead
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III overcame an early bogey with three straight birdies, moving himself in position to tie for the lead.
He got it with a long putt and a dab on the loudest hole in golf.
Varner snaked in a long birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Thursday, capping off a 7-under 64 to tie Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas for the first-round lead at the Phoenix Open.
A brief look at the Ryder Cup
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — A brief look Sunday at the Ryder Cup:
SCORE: Europe 17½-10½.
MAN OF THE MATCH: Francesco Molinari became the first player for Europe to go 5-0 in the matches.
EUROPEAN STREAK: Europe now has won nine of the last 12 times in the Ryder Cup and has not lost at home since 1993.
WINLESS: Tiger Woods went 0-4, failing to contribute a point for the first time in eight Ryder Cups.
Tearful Casey says Ryder Cup ‘like a drug’
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — It was exactly why Paul Casey wanted to play in the Ryder Cup again.
The chants of the crowd. That feeling of being part of a tight-knit team. And, most importantly, putting a point on the board for Europe.
Ryder Cup Capsules
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Capsules from Friday's matches at the Ryder Cup:
Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau, United States, def. Justin Rose and Jon Rahm, Europe, 1 up.
Tiger Woods returns to Tour Championship with share of lead
ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd at East Lake was larger and louder than it has been in five years, which was the last time Tiger Woods was at the Tour Championship.
Rickie Fowler rested, pain-free and ready for stretch run
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Rickie Fowler has stayed at home for the last three weeks and two FedEx Cup playoff events because of a partial tear to his right oblique, which he says might turn out to be the best for him.
Players at his level face one of the busiest stretches of the year with four FedEx Cup events in five weeks, followed by the Ryder Cup.
‘Mad Scientist’ DeChambeau claims 2nd straight FedEx Cup win
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Golf's latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau.
The 24-year-old physics major known as the "Mad Scientist" won his second straight event in the FedEx Cup playoffs on Monday, shooting a 4-under-par 67 at TPC Boston to win the Dell Technologies Championship by two strokes over Justin Rose.
The Latest: Koepka takes 2-shot lead over Scott into Sunday
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local):
Brooks Koepka will take a two-shot lead over Adam Scott into the final round of the PGA Championship after shooting a 4-under 66 that left him at 12 under for the tournament.
PGA Championship at a glance
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A brief look at Friday's second round at the PGA Championship (all times EDT):
LEADING: Gary Woodland shot 66 before rain halted play in the afternoon, and finished at 10-under 130.
TRAILING: Kevin Kisner (64) was one shot behind.
HEADLINERS: Brooks Koepka and Charl Schwartzel each shot 63 to tie the PGA Championship scoring record. It was the first time two players have scored 63 on the same day at a major since the 1980 U.S. Open, when Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf did it.
Woodland feels at home in Missouri, leads PGA with 64
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gary Woodland fell in love with Bellerive when he first played it a month ago. It's a big golf course that would play into the hands of a power player. It would be soft from the stifling heat and humidity of summer, allowing him to be aggressive.
Woodland delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship.
PGA Championship at a glance
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A brief look at Thursday's first round at the PGA Championship (all times EDT):
LEADING: Gary Woodland at 6-under 64.
TRAILING: Rickie Fowler (65) was one shot behind, with Brandon Stone and Zach Johnson another shot back.
HEADLINER: The course was packed in the morning for a threesome including Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods. Woods opened with a bogey and double bogey, but fought back to finish at even par.
Players wear yellow to honor fallen friend, Jarrod Lyle
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Of course, Rickie Fowler would've given the world to have worn the blue shirt he'd laid out for Thursday's opening round of the PGA Championship.
Instead, he put on bright yellow — a shirt that matched the color hat his buddy Jarrod Lyle liked to wear when he played.
The Latest: Ryder Cup spots in sight at PGA Championship
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club (all times local):
The scoreboards for the PGA Championship aren't the only ones worth watching this week.
That's because the tournament at Bellerive is the last points-paying event for the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup, and a crucial opportunity for European players to impress captain Thomas Bjorn.
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Rickie Fowler shot a 6-under 64 Thursday to take the clubhouse lead midway through the first round of the Scottish Open at Gullane, where he won the British Open warmup event in 2015.
Three years ago, Fowler made three birdies in his final four holes to outlast fellow American Matt Kuchar in a dramatic finish at the course just down the road from Muirfield in eastern Scotland.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Shinnecock Hills is one of the toughest challenges in golf. The last thing it needs is being turned into an unfair layout.
Yet the USGA admitted the course got out of hand Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open, and apologized for it.
Only three players shot under par: co-leaders Daniel Berger and Tony Finau with 66s, and Kiradech Aphibarnrat with a 68. Two others were at even par, Gary Woodland and Brian Gay.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's third round of the U.S. Open (all times local):
The USGA has apologized for how unfair the Shinnecock Hills course was in the third round of the U.S. Open.
Only three players shot under par — co-leaders Daniel Berger and Tony Finau with 66s, and Kiradech Aphibarnrat with a 68. Two others were at even par: Gary Woodland and Brian Gay.