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Tiger Woods says his legacy and allegiance are with PGA Tour

Nov. 30, 2021 18:03 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods left little room for interpretation when it comes to Greg Norman’s latest attempt at a competing tour or other proposed leagues offering guaranteed riches to players to compete in team formats. He made his history on the PGA Tour and...

Reaction to death of Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer at Masters

Nov. 29, 2021 18:26 PM EST

Reaction to the death of Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to play at the Masters: “Lee Elder was a pioneer, and in so many ways. Yes, he was the first black golfer to play in the Masters Tournament, but that simply underlined the hard work Lee put in to further the...

Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87

Nov. 29, 2021 16:30 PM EST

Lee Elder played through the scourge of racism. He broke down enormous barriers. He carved a path for Tiger Woods and others to follow. Finally, in the waning months of his life, he took his rightful place at Augusta National. Alongside the greats. ...

Morikawa, Horschel look to make history in Dubai finale

Nov. 17, 2021 06:52 AM EST

The chances of an American golfer being crowned as European No. 1 for the first time were already strong heading into the Race to Dubai finale this week. Jon Rahm’s withdrawal from the season-ending DP World Tour Championship has made it even more likely. ...

Mickelson wins finale; Langer takes 6th Schwab Cup title

Nov. 14, 2021 19:32 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phil Mickelson stood on the 18th green at Phoenix Country Club, a wide smile across his face as he held yet another PGA Tour Champions trophy. Next to him was 64-year-old Bernhard Langer, grinning just as broadly as he hoisted the Charles Schwab Cup...

Column: Golf stars should be paid more if they earn it

Nov. 09, 2021 10:44 AM EST

Tiger Woods holds a number of PGA Tour records that aren’t likely to be broken, from 142 consecutive cuts to holding all four majors at the same time to shooting 53 consecutive rounds at par or better. One other standard that looks just as gaudy is his $120,851,706 in...

Column: In world of youth, Langer puts focus on ageless game

Oct. 26, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The bearded maintenance worker pounded his hammer into a metal spike next to the tee as Padraig Harrington prepared to hit. He dragged a hose across the green and accidentally doused Darren Clarke before a putt. This was no ordinary member of...

Torrey Pines goes to Saturday finish to get off NFL Sunday

Sep. 28, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines had an ideal spot on the West Coast Swing as the weekend between the NFL conference championship games and the Super Bowl. That changed when the NFL added a game to its regular season. That led the tour to adapt by starting the...

Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big

Sep. 27, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The kids are more than alright. After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Two decades-and-counting worth of frustration poured out alongside plastic cups filled with...

Young U.S. team puts Europe in its biggest hole at Ryder Cup

Sep. 24, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Americans haven't opened with a lead this large in the Ryder Cup since Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino were playing, and before Tiger Woods was even born. That didn't seem to be big enough to satisfy U.S. captain Steve Stricker. ...