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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,”...

Column: Best to never win major label starting much earlier

May. 17, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jerry Barber holds a distinct place in history at the PGA Championship. He was 45 when he won an 18-hole playoff at Olympia Fields to become the oldest first-time winner of a major. Viktor Hovland already is being asked about winning his first major. ...

Lee holds off Spieth, wins again at low-scoring Byron Nelson

May. 15, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — K.H. Lee ran across the fairway to try to get a better view of the key shot in his second consecutive victory in the Byron Nelson. The South Korean must have known it would be close, same as the low-scoring drama around him that included hometown favorite...

Palmer shoots 62, joins lead at low-scoring Byron Nelson

May. 13, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth thought the course for his hometown Byron Nelson would play more difficult after yielding more birdies in its debut than any other tournament on the PGA Tour last season. The three-time major winner says he couldn't have been more wrong, and is...

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...

Record crowd of nearly 300K expected for Open at St. Andrews

Apr. 26, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

The 150th edition of golf’s oldest championship really is cause for celebration. The R&A reports Tuesday it anticipates a record 290,000 spectators at St. Andrews for the British Open this summer. That would smash the previous record of 239,000 fans who watched Tiger Woods...

PGA Tour returns to Mexico, LPGA Tour stays in Los Angeles

Apr. 26, 2022 10:03 AM EDT

PGA TOUR MEXICO OPEN Site: Vallarta, Mexico. Course: Vidanta Vallarta. Yardage: 7,456. Par: 71. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3:30-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Prize...

Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele hold on in New Orleans

Apr. 24, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele held off Sam Burns and Billy Horschel by two strokes Sunday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans to complete a record-setting, wire-to-wire victory. Cantlay and Schauffele closed with an even-par-72 in late afternoon...

Cantlay, Schauffele shatter 54-hole mark, take 5-shot lead

Apr. 23, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele played the back nine in 8-under 28 and shot a 12-under 60 in best-ball play Saturday to shatter the Zurich Classic three-round record at 29 under and stretch their lead to five strokes. Cantlay and Schauffele broke the...

Cantlay, Schauffele maintain 1-shot lead in Zurich Classic

Apr. 22, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

AVONDALE, La (AP) — Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele shot a 4-under 68 in alternate-shot play Friday at windswept TPC of Louisiana to maintain a one-stroke lead in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup partners opened with a tournament-record 59...