Golf

3:35 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be “my destiny.” The magazine, which has
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11:31 PM ET His putter finally cooperating, Adam Scott has surged into contention for a 15th US PGA Tour victory with a scintillating second round at the CJ Cup in Las Vegas. With two back-nine eagles and seven birdies, Scott carded a nine-under-par 63 to soar to 13 under for the championship to be in
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8:07 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rory McIlroy was trying to illustrate how deep the talent pool is on the PGA Tour by sharing a story about how impressed he was with Keith Mitchell the first time they played together. Mitchell is providing McIlroy and everyone else with plenty of more fodder through
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8:16 PM ET The 2021 Australian Open and the 2022 Women’s Australian Open have been cancelled as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play havoc with international travel plans. Golf Australia announced the tough decision on Thursday, saying it would begin planning for a return of the two Opens in the 2022-23 summer of golf. It’s
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament, and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious. Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport. But he had never been in the situation like he was Monday:
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5:00 PM ET The PGA Tour is set to give a $50,000 bonus to any player who competes in a minimum number of tournaments that is already considered a condition of membership — 15 events. The tour recently sent a memo to players outlining the new perk, which requires 15 tournaments that are considered official
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7:15 AM ET “Okay, great. I have two daughters now.” Simi Mehra’s father would respond in arithmetic summation when she told him she was gay. Then, like every other day, he shot off for a round of golf. “That’s how much my father hated drama,” Simi, India’s first-ever female pro golfer, laughs. Her mother, Billy,
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8:50 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Sungjae Im turned a shootout into a one-man show Sunday in Las Vegas, running the tables with seven birdies in eight holes around the turn for a 9-under 62 and a 4-shot victory in the Shriners Children’s Open. Im was among four players who had at least
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7:06 PM ET Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Phil Mickelson won for the third time in four career starts on the PGA Tour Champions, closing with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a 2-shot victory in the Constellation Furyk & Friends. The 51-year-old Mickelson won for the first time since his out-of-nowhere triumph at the
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4:01 PM ET Associated Press WEST CALDWELL, N.J. — Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s, matching a 16-year-old record held by Annika Sorenstam. Even in a steady rain at Mountain Ridge, the 26-year-old South Korean star made it look
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9:15 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Adam Schenk and Matthew Wolff both took a while to get started Saturday in the Shriners Children’s Open. It’s how they finished that put them into the final group with a chance to win. Both figured that’s how it will unfold Sunday at the suddenly windy TPC
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8:03 PM ET Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Phil Mickelson needed only three holes to go from lagging behind to seizing control with an eagle-birdie-birdie stretch that carried him to a 5-under 67 and a two-shot lead Saturday in the Constellation Furyk & Friends Invitational. Making only his fourth PGA Tour Champions start — and
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