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Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

May. 14, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

Phil Mickelson withdrew Friday from the PGA Championship, electing to extend his hiatus from golf following incendiary comments he made about a Saudi-funded rival league he supports and the PGA Tour he accused of greed. Mickelson authored one of the most stunning victories last year...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '22: A capsule look at top contenders

May. 13, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the 104th PGA Championship, to be played May 19-22 at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma (listed in predicted order of finish): JORDAN SPIETH Age: 28. Country: United States. World...

PGA Tour denies releases for players in Saudi-funded event

May. 10, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

The PGA Tour is denying releases to golfers who asked to play in the first of a series of Saudi-funded tournaments next month in England, a bold move by Commissioner Jay Monahan in trying to quash Greg Norman’s latest bid to start a lucrative rival league. The first LIV Golf...

'ManningCast' comes to golf as PGA gets alternate telecast

May. 10, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

Joe Buck is back in golf at another major, this time the PGA Championship with ESPN. He’ll be sharing his space with the likes of Fred Couples and Charles Barkley, and Peyton and Eli Manning will be sure to drop in. Buck is leading what amounts to a “ManningCast” next week at...

Homa steady in Sunday duel, gets 4th tour win at Wells Fargo

May. 08, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Max Homa played solid, steady golf during a week of cold, wet conditions and a back-and-forth Sunday duel with Keegan Bradley, closing with a 2-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Wells Fargo Championship. An emerging star on the PGA Tour whose only missing...

Bradley goes low in mud again, leads Wells Fargo by 2

May. 07, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Keegan Bradley did nothing special on the only easy scoring day this week at the Wells Fargo Championship, opening with an even-par 70 that left him around the cut line. Since the conditions got tougher, Bradley has been the best player at TPC Potomac at Avenel...

Jason Day handles rain, expands lead at Wells Fargo

May. 06, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Jason Day shook his head vigorously after holing an 11-footer for birdie on his ninth hole at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm — not out of disgust, but to whip the excess water off his cap. For the rest of the round, Day shed the hat entirely. Whatever it took to...

Jason Day 'obsessed' with new swing, leads Wells Fargo

May. 05, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Three years and 364 days since his last victory, Jason Day describes himself as “obsessed” with honing his new swing and improving his results, even if he never gets back to No. 1 in the world. There wasn't much room for improvement Thursday as Day shot a...

'Good vibes' for McIlroy as he defends at soggy Wells Fargo

May. 04, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Wearing black rain pants on a soggy, foggy Wednesday morning, Rory McIlroy still had a bounce in his step and plenty of reasons to smile as he chatted with reporters, signed autographs and posed for selfies outside the clubhouse at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. He...

English on the mend, hopes to return at PGA Championship

May. 03, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

Overlooked on the list of top players who registered for the PGA Championship without knowing if they will be at Southern Hills was Harris English. A two-time winner last year, English reached the top 10 in the world ranking for the first time and made his Ryder Cup debut in...