Golf

6:44 PM ET Associated Press PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — A hornet sting early and a bunch of birdies late carried Hudson Swafford to a 5-under 67 on Friday for a two-shot lead going into the weekend of the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. Joining him in the final group will be Sean O’Hair,
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7:29 PM ET Associated Press PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — Tyler McCumber was the only player to reach 8 under par Thursday in the Caribbean breeze until he dropped a shot on his 17th hole and fell into a four-way lead in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. Sepp Straka was the only one
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5:49 PM ET Mark Calcavecchia played golf Thursday, which seems simple enough, as he is a professional golfer. But this was different. Much different. It was the first time he teed it up since testing positive three weeks ago for COVID-19. The PGA Tour Champions player decided he felt well enough to venture out to
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8:19 AM ET The European Tour has scrapped plans to allow a limited number of fans to attend the Scottish Open at the Renaissance Club in East Lothian next month due to the tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in the U.K.. The Tour planned to allow 650 spectators per day for the Rolex Series tournament, which
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7:42 PM ET Tiger Woods announced his commitment to next month’s Zozo Championship at Sherwood Country Club, where he will be the defending champion of an event that has moved from Japan to Thousand Oaks, California, this year amid to the coronavirus pandemic. Woods, 44, won the event over Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama last year at
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7:35 AM ET Their relationship might seem a bit peculiar, but clearly Tiger Woods sees something in Bryson DeChambeau that might amuse, entertain, intrigue — or all of the above. They are frequent practice-round partners, and it is not often that someone whom Woods does not care to have in such settings steps into that
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2:34 PM ET Associated Press MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Mike Davis spent the past decade running the USGA, where he set up golf courses to provide an extreme test for elite players and searched for solutions to increasing distance. Now he wants to build golf courses, a lifelong passion. Davis announced Tuesday he will retire as
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6:16 PM ET Associated Press MAMARONECK, N.Y. — What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion. Bryson DeChambeau was not the least bit concerned by the narrow fairways or the ankle-deep rough that shape Winged Foot into historically the toughest of all U.S. Opens. With his extra 40 pounds
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jim Furyk joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two PGA Tour Champions starts, beating Jerry Kelly with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff in the Pure Insurance Championship. Furyk and Kelly both laid up on
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9:29 PM ET Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Mel Reid shot a 7-under 65 on her 33rd birthday to take a two-stroke lead on Saturday over defending champion Hannah Green into the final round of the Cambia Portland Classic. Reid closed her bogey-free afternoon round with a birdie on the par-4 18th at Columbia Edgewater.
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press MAMARONECK, N.Y. — Matthew Wolff is playing his first U.S. Open and carving his own path. That starts with shots he gouges out of the rough. It ends with him making six birdies, the last one a towering 7-iron from the first cut of rough that landed over the steep
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10:10 PM ET Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jim Furyk wasted a fast morning start with a dismal finish Saturday at Pebble Beach in the second round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Pure Insurance Championship. Ernie Els then missed a chance to build a big lead in the afternoon, giving Furyk a reprieve and
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