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Rickie Fowler decides to part ways with caddie Joe Skovron

Aug. 09, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rickie Fowler narrowly avoided missing the FedEx Cup playoffs for the second straight year, and he will proceed with a new caddie. Fowler is parting ways with Joe Skovron, a childhood friend and the only fulltime caddie he has ever had. “It...

Stenson has 3-shot lead in LIV Golf debut at Trump National

Jul. 30, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson overcame a double bogey on his third hole Saturday with a long eagle putt and enough birdies for a 2-under 69 at windy Trump National Bedminster and a three-shot lead over Dustin Johnson in the LIV Golf Invitational. Two weeks ago, Stenson had...

Rocket Mortgage Classic gives players a shot before playoffs

Jul. 27, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Rocket Mortgage Classic, nestled between the British Open and FedEx Cup playoffs, could have been a tournament to skip for all of the world's best players. Patrick Cantlay, though, and four more players in the top 20 are in Detroit week. ...

Column: Disruption now the norm until end of PGA Tour season

Jul. 26, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

It's already been a good week for Jason Day and Rickie Fowler before they even hit a shot at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Both were outside the top 125 in the FedEx Cup standings with only two tournaments left in the PGA Tour's regular season, leaving them in jeopardy of...

Last-hole birdie gives Clarke victory at Senior British Open

Jul. 24, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Darren Clarke birdied the last hole to beat a resurgent Padraig Harrington and win the Senior British Open by one shot on Sunday. Clarke and Paul Broadhurst were level at 9 under overall after the third round but it was Harrington, a three-time major...

Clarke & Broadhurst tied for 9 under at Senior British Open

Jul. 23, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Darren Clarke's bid for a first senior major title wobbled as he lost his overnight two-shot lead at the Senior British Open and Paul Broadhurst pulled level at 9 under overall after the third round on Saturday. Clarke needed a birdie on the last hole to...

Golf Hall of Fame to move back to Pinehurst at new site

Jul. 20, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

The World Golf Hall of Fame is leaving Florida and returning to North Carolina, where it will be part of the USGA's campus at Pinehurst and stage two induction ceremonies during the U.S. Open weeks in 2024 and 2029. The move will involve relocating some of the artifacts that have...

Young, Theegala lead a strong class of PGA Tour rookies

Jul. 19, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — This is turning out to be a strong group of rookies on the PGA Tour, including three players with one thing in common down the home stretch: None has won yet. The lone winner among PGA Tour rookies is Chad Ramey in the Dominican Republic. His only other...

Column: Major disappointments belong to more than McIlroy

Jul. 19, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

The trouble with winning so much so early is that the losing can feel worse than it really is. The British Open stung Rory McIlroy, even if he said it wasn't life or death. It might have hurt even more than his 80 in the final round of the 2011 Masters. He was only 21 back then,...

LPGA, PGA Tour Champions stage majors in France and Scotland

Jul. 19, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

LPGA TOUR AND LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR AMUNDI EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Evian-les-Bains, France. Course: Evian Resort GC. Yardage: 6,523. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television:...