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Crocker, 4 Canadians and an amateur qualify for US Open

May. 23, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Sean Crocker found form at just the right time and qualified for his first U.S. Open, among 13 players in Dallas and three in Japan who earned spots at The Country Club next month. The 36-hole qualifiers were the first of 11 that will fill the field for the U.S. Open,...

Live updates | Bubba Watson shoots 63 to match PGA record

May. 20, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 7 p.m. Bubba Watson matched the lowest round in PGA Championship history and climbed into contention during the second round at Southern Hills. ...

McIlroy powers to a 65 for early lead at PGA Championship

May. 19, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy was more interested in his own history in the majors than the peculiar heritage at Southern Hills on Thursday at the PGA Championship. Southern Hills has proven to be favorable to frontrunners. As for McIlroy, he has failed to break par in the...

PGA Championship at a glance

May. 19, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the first round Thursday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills (all times EDT): Leading: Rory McIlroy at 5-under 65. Trailing: Tom Hoge and Will Zalatoris at 66. Tiger Tracks: Tiger Woods finished with two bogeys...

Restored to glory, Southern Hills ready for PGA showcase

May. 18, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Matt Kuchar was flopping shots out of the rough during his practice round at Southern Hills on Tuesday when he chunked one so fat that it came up several yards short of the hole, teetering precariously on the edge of the green. “Knock that back to me,”...

Spieth beats Cantlay with playoff bunker shot to 7 inches

Apr. 17, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Thinking he might have a chance for a playoff, Jordan Spieth rolled in a 10-foot birdie on the 18th hole in regulation. He made an even bigger shot at Habour Town’s signature hole in a playoff to win the RBC Heritage. Spieth’s 56-foot shot from a...

Harold Varner III shoots 63 to take RBC Heritage lead

Apr. 16, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Harold Varner III shot an 8-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the RBC Heritage on Saturday in pursuit of his first PGA Tour victory. Varner had eight birdies in a bogey-free round to match Cameron Young's opening score as the lowest at Harbour...

FedEx Cup champ Cantlay takes RBC Heritage lead into weekend

Apr. 15, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — FedEx Cup champion Patrick Cantlay birdied the final four holes Friday for a 4-under 67 and take a two-stroke lead over Robert Streb halfway through the RBC Heritage. After dropping back with bogeys on the 11th and 14th holes, Cantlay turned it...

Tiger Woods overshadows Masters with so many scenarios

Apr. 06, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Five players can go to No. 1 in the world by winning the Masters. Another can complete the career Grand Slam with a green jacket. Such is the depth of talent these days in golf on the eve of the first major of the year. And such is the power of five words at...