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BRITISH OPEN '22: Looking back at 29 Opens at St. Andrews

Jul. 09, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

A capsule look at the 29 previous British Opens played on the Old Course at St. Andrews: 1873 Tom Kidd won the first Open held on the Old Course with the highest 36-hole score ever, 179, for a one-shot victory over Jamie Anderson. He beat a 26-man field, most of them...

Just in time, Thomas saves himself and a PGA Championship

May. 23, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Justin Thomas barely remembers his first PGA Championship five years ago except for fans chanting his initials and the 7-iron he hit on the 17th that effectively won it for him. Winning anywhere is hard even for great players — Thomas had gone 14 months since...

Watson closes in on PGA Championship lead before late fade

May. 21, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It's been a long time since Bubba Watson contended for the PGA Championship. And he was right there for a while on Saturday. An up-and-down third round at blustery Southern Hills put Watson tantalizingly close to the lead until he faded late with some trouble...

Luck of the draw at the PGA, and now a level playing field

May. 21, 2022 02:35 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — No one will ever confuse Southern Hills for the seaside links of the British Open, not by the looks of the tree-lined course and certainly not with the shots required. The chatter after two days of the PGA Championship? That's different. ...

Not much wind and a lot of Will as Zalatoris leads at PGA

May. 20, 2022 22:17 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma wind came sweeping through Southern Hills and then swiftly left town in time for Will Zalatoris, Bubba Watson and yes, even Tiger Woods, to bring a sleepy PGA Championship to life on Friday. Zalatoris hit the ball on the button whether he was in the...

PGA Championship at a glance

May. 20, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills: Leading: Will Zalatoris had a 5-under 65 and is at 131. Trailing: Mito Pereira of Chile (64) was at 132. Tiger Tracks: Tiger Woods made a pair of...

Live updates | Bubba Watson shoots 63 to match PGA record

May. 20, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 7 p.m. Bubba Watson matched the lowest round in PGA Championship history and climbed into contention during the second round at Southern Hills. ...

Southern Hills: All-time best often crowned in dull fashion

May. 19, 2022 03:01 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — About a month before Dave Stockton won the PGA Championship at Southern Hills, his father gave him the self-help classic “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Maxwell Maltz, and he went through page by page highlighting various passages. “It was not a fun read,”...

Spieth among PGA favorites in quest for career Grand Slam

May. 18, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Not long ago, it seemed a foregone conclusion that Jordan Spieth would one day capture golf's career Grand Slam. Even more recently, it seemed as if he might never contend again. After scorching a Tiger-esque path through his first five years as a...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '22: Capsule look at Southern Hills majors

May. 16, 2022 11:45 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A capsule look at major championships held at Southern Hills, site of the PGA Championship being played Thursday-Sunday: 1958 U.S. OPEN Winner: Tommy Bolt Score: 283 Runner-up: Gary Player Margin of...