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RYDER CUP '21: A capsule look at the European team

Sep. 17, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

JON RAHM Country: Spain. Age: 26. World ranking: 1. Ryder Cup record: 1-2-0. Career victories: 13. 2021 victories: U.S. Open. Majors: U.S. Open...

PGA Tour postseason heads to Caves Valley near Baltimore

Aug. 25, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

PGA TOUR BMW CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Owings Mills, Maryland. Course: Caves Valley GC. Yardage: 7,542. Par: 72. Prize money: $9.5 million. Winner's share: $1.71 million. Television:...

PGA Tour's Asia swing in the fall down to 1 event at most

Aug. 24, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

OWING MILLS, Md. (AP) — The PGA Tour is still planning on one event for its Asia Swing this fall. Players were notified last week the Zozo Championship outside Tokyo was still on the schedule, and they faced a deadline for visa applications in case they decide to go. ...

Column: Good start in Rio, Olympic golf hits stride in Tokyo

Aug. 10, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Her heart rate hit its peak only when Nelly Korda stood on the Olympic podium, not when she had a putter in her hand with a gold medal hanging on every shot. Six days earlier, the father of Xander Schauffele was the essence of calm as he shared his...

Ledecky, Dressel star for US; Thompson-Herah wins 100 meters

Jul. 31, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel. Elaine Thompson-Herah made her history on the track. Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle, finishing her grueling Olympic program with a third straight...

Schauffele clings to lead as 3 medals up for grabs in golf

Jul. 31, 2021 05:36 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Just over three weeks ago, Hideki Matsuyama was in isolation for COVID-19 and desperate to record a negative test to have any chance of competing in his home Olympics. Even when he cleared that hurdle, it was a matter of building endurance for...

Column: For American golfers, getting to Olympics hard work

Jul. 27, 2021 06:03 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — The day Justin Rose won golf's first Olympic gold medal in more than a century, Xander Schauffele was toiling in anonymity in the heartland of America. Schauffele tied for fourth on the PGA Tour's feeder circuit that day in a tournament called the...

Oosthuizen sets 36-hole Open record, stellar cast behind him

Jul. 16, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

SANDWICH, England (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen set a 36-hole record at the British Open and is halfway to ending that run of near misses at the majors. Now all he has to do is hold off a cast of major champions on the weekend at Royal St. George’s. On...

Stuck in traffic, Sergio makes it to the course in time

Jul. 15, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

Sergio Garcia had broken 70 only once in his previous eight rounds at Royal St. George's, so he was particularly pleased with a 68 in the first round Thursday at the British Open. He started the day bracing for the worst because of a traffic jam. ...

BRITISH OPEN '21: A trivia quiz from over a century of golf

Jul. 09, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

How well do you know the British Open? Try this quiz: 1. Which links course in England has hosted the British Open the most times? a. Royal Liverpool b. Royal St. George’s c. Royal Birkdale ...