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Tiger Woods walks to the 12th green during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Woods faces another Sunday at a major with little hope

Aug. 8, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One day he couldn't find enough fairways. The next day he couldn't make any putts. The third day he couldn't get close enough to make any putts. That leaves a fourth day for Tiger Woods, with little to play for in the PGA Championship. Eight shots behind going into the third round,...

Li Haotong of China, watches his putt on the 10th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

In milestone for China, Li Haotong leads halfway through PGA

Aug. 8, 2020 12:09 PM EDT

Like too many tour pros, the guy leading the PGA Championship after two rounds is not above letting his clubs do the talking. What makes Li Haotong stand out from the crowd is what one of those clubs says about him. “HAOTONG IS THE MOST HANDSOME MAN IN CHINA,” reads the stamp — in red capital...

Li Haotong of China, hits from the fairway on the 10th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Li at his best and builds early lead at PGA Championship

Aug. 7, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Harding Park is renowned for producing champions who are among the best in golf, from Byron Nelson to Tiger Woods, and a long list of Hall of Famers and major champions in between. Halfway through the PGA Championship, Li Haotong delivered his own footnote in history. With five...

Tiger Woods walks on the 16th hold during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Harding Park a public course with a history of elite winners

Aug. 5, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Harding Park is a public golf course with a history of elite champions. Tiger Woods was No. 1 in the world when he won a World Golf Championship here in 2005, and when he went 5-0 in his matches at the Presidents Cup in 2009. Rory McIlroy was No. 1 when he became the first player who...

Jordan Spieth watches from the putting green during practice for the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Spieth chasing Grand Slam and hardly anyone notices

Aug. 5, 2020 2:21 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The spotlight on Jordan Spieth should be bright enough to cut through the marine layer blanketing Harding Park this week at the PGA Championship. Win this major and he joins the most exclusive club in golf with the final leg of the career Grand Slam. Only five other players —...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '20: A capsule look at 10 contenders

Aug. 3, 2020 7:33 AM EDT

A capsule look at 10 players in the 102nd PGA Championship, which starts Thursday at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco (listed in predicted order of finish): JON RAHM Age: 25. Country: Spain. World ranking: 2. Worldwide victories: 10. Majors: None. PGA Championship memory: Posting all four rounds in the 60s...

FILE - In this May 19, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka reacts after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Koepka goes for a third straight PGA Championship title this week in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Koepka's biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Aug. 3, 2020 7:23 AM EDT

Peter Thomson might have been up to his old tricks. He once described the Americans as the “greatest collection of golfers in the world” right before he captained an International team that annihilated the U.S. in the 1998 Presidents Cup. So what to make of his prediction at Carnoustie nine years...

FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo, Branden Grace, of South Africa, reacts to a birdie on the second hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Grace tested positive for the coronavirus Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, a double blow to the South African who was one birdie out of the lead at the Barracuda Championship and now can't play next week in the PGA Championship.
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Grace tests positive, knocking him out of contention and PGA

Aug. 1, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Branden Grace tested positive for the coronavirus Saturday, a double blow to the South African who was one birdie out of the lead at the Barracuda Championship and now can't play next week in the PGA Championship. Grace was at 20 points in the modified Stableford scoring system in...

Molinari, Harrington withdraw from PGA Championship

Jul. 30, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Francesco Molinari and Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington have withdrawn from the PGA Championship next week at TPC Harding Park, costing the first major of the year a pair of past major champions. Neither gave a reason, and both major champions have not played since the COVID-19...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, passes Woody Johnson the U.S. Ambassador to Britain as he walks to 10 Downing Street in London, for his meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Allegations against Trump envoy roil US Embassy in London

Jul. 23, 2020 3:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Allegations that President Donald Trump’s envoy to Britain made inappropriate remarks about women and minorities and may have violated federal ethics rules are roiling the U.S. Embassy in London. Current and former U.S. officials say the charges against U.S. Ambassador to the Court of...