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Shanshan Feng got everything from golf but a proper farewell

Aug. 02, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Shanshan Feng never wanted to play more than 10 years of professional golf. She went longer than planned, and the only regret for China's happy-go-lucky major champion is the COVID-19 pandemic kept her from a proper farewell. Feng, 32, announced her retirement Tuesday with an...

PGA Tour nearing $500 million in prize money next season

Aug. 01, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

The PGA Tour is closing in on $500 million in prize money for next season, with eight tournaments offering $15 million or more and limited spots available for the postseason. It will be the final time for a wraparound season that has nine tournaments starting on Sept. 15, has a...

Champ aims to defend 3M title in another challenging season

Jul. 20, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Cameron Champ fought off dehydration and dizziness down the stretch to win the 3M Open last year with a bogey-free final round, a confidence-boosting win for a young player trying to establish himself on the PGA tour. The challenges for Champ have persisted...

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,...

McIlroy, Hovland avoid blunders to share British Open lead

Jul. 16, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Cheers from every corner of the Old Course that belonged to Tiger Woods for two days at St. Andrews switched over to Rory McIlroy in the British Open, and he certainly did his part to give them what came to see Saturday. McIlroy holed a bunker shot for...

Tiger Woods gets emotional sendoff from St. Andrews

Jul. 15, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods removed his cap a few strides from Swilcan Bridge, knowing Friday might be the last time he crossed over in a British Open at St. Andrews. This is where the legends pause, pose and wave goodbye. “Stop! Stop!" a few...

Old Course that stands test of time at modern British Open

Jul. 13, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods is among the few who can appreciate how the Old Course played in the old days. His first time playing St. Andrews for the British Open as a pro was in 2000, and on his final day of practice, Woods ripped a driver in relatively benign...

R&A chief Slumbers blasts LIV Golf as 'driven by money'

Jul. 13, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — R&A chief Martin Slumbers tore into the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series on Wednesday as a money grab that threatens the game's merit-based culture that has been cultivated over centuries. He threatened to change the British Open criteria that would...

Finding a place to watch not always easy at British Open

Jul. 13, 2022 03:08 AM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods called it “historic” and his “favorite.” Jack Nicklaus labeled it “a magical place.” They should know. Woods and Nicklaus are two of the greatest golfers the game has ever produced, and they've each won two British...

Debate rages whether an Open at St. Andrews completes career

Jul. 12, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jack Nicklaus has mentioned the importance of winning the British Open at St. Andrews in various ways over the years, and his inspiration was Bobby Jones. Jones won the claret jug at St. Andrews in 1927, and he won the British Amateur on the Old Course...