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Former AP sports writer Denne H. Freeman dies at 86

Feb. 04, 2023 16:12 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Retired longtime Associated Press sports writer Denne H. Freeman, whose 32 years with the AP included covering all five Super Bowl championships won by the Dallas Cowboys and many golf majors, has died after a series of health issues. He was 86. Freeman’s family...

Fernandez de Oliveira has life-changing win in Latin America

Jan. 15, 2023 16:43 PM EST

Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira made two straight birdies to turn away his last challenge and closed with a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win the Latin America Amateur Championship, earning a spot in three majors this year. Fernandez de Oliveira, the second Argentine to win since the Latin...

Fernandez de Oliveira takes 4-shot lead in Latin Amateur

Jan. 14, 2023 18:28 PM EST

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira of Argentina had a record day at Grand Reserve to build a four-shot lead Saturday in the Latin America Amateur Championship, leaving him one round away from a spot in the Masters and U.S. Open. Fernandez de Oliveira, who...

PGA Tour stays in Hawaii, Europe gets Ryder Cup preview

Jan. 10, 2023 09:48 AM EST

PGA TOUR SONY OPEN Site: Honolulu. Course: Waialae CC. Yardage: 7,044. Par: 70. Prize money: $7.9 million. Winner's share: $1.442 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 7-10:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 4-6 p.m....

Masters champions could be in for dinner unlike any other

Jan. 05, 2023 06:04 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — This exclusive field of champions might be the most anticipated event of the year. And it's nowhere near the Pacific shores along Kapalua. The Masters Club is the formal name of the annual dinner Tuesday night at Augusta National during the Masters in April,...

Cantlay has no interest in LIV but sees benefit to PGA Tour

Jan. 04, 2023 19:03 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Patrick Cantlay reads as much as anyone in golf, usually deep-think topics such as “Why We Sleep” or the Winston Churchill trilogy. The internet gossip on LIV Golf, in which his name is often mentioned, is what he leaves to everyone else. Cantlay knows...

Column: Tiger has shots and a limp to keep everyone guessing

Dec. 20, 2022 09:24 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods relished the two days spent with his son, along with the chance to remind anyone watching he still has game. Some of the shots he hit during the PNC Championship did not belong to a ceremonial golfer. Woods hasn't lost his needle, either, as sharp...

Tiger Woods limping in a tournament he wouldn't dare miss

Dec. 16, 2022 22:43 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods and his 13-year-old son shared something else in common Friday in the PNC Championship. Both were limping. Only one of them was in a cart. “His ankle is not exactly ... well, it's better than mine,” Woods said, referring to son...

Column: PGA Tour year in review based on shots from 14 clubs

Dec. 13, 2022 12:20 PM EST

One swing can go a long way, whether the shot ends up in the water, on the green or in the hole. One swing cost Mito Pereira his first major championship. It validated the rise of Tom Kim. And for Jordan Spieth, it had observers on the edge of their seats as he stood on the edge of a...

Top 50 at end of year looms and Oosthuizen needs a big week

Dec. 06, 2022 18:58 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Augusta National has not said if it intends to keep the same criteria for its field, which includes the top 50 in the world at the end of the year. Sometimes no news is good news, especially for a small group of LIV Golf players. Talor Gooch was No. 35 when...