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Major shots by major champions include overlooked ones

Jan. 13, 2019 10:57 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Brooks Koepka still smiles at the memory of the 9-irons he hit in the final round of his second straight U.S. Open victory. Yes, that's plural. They were on consecutive holes on the back nine at Shinnecock Hills. The one that led to birdie was memorable. The one that led to par was "by far...

The long road to PGA Tour for 42-year-old rookie

Jan. 8, 2019 7:57 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Considering the long road he traveled and the setbacks that followed, it's hard to imagine anyone at the Sony Open who appreciates this island paradise more than Chris Thompson. He could have swum to Hawaii in less time than it took him to reach the PGA Tour. If there is a mini-tour,...

Schauffele happy to have 2 rookie seasons behind him

Dec. 11, 2018 4:07 PM EST

Xander Schauffele was No. 352 in the world and No. 135 in the FedEx Cup when he tied for fifth in the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, the start of a strong second half that led to two victories and PGA Tour rookie of the year honors. He was excited about 2018. He's even more excited about next year, and not just...

Column: Tiger's Tour Championship win changes conversation

Nov. 27, 2018 3:57 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The first stop is Sam Snead and his 82 career PGA Tour victories. The ultimate stop is Jack Nicklaus and his 18 majors, the gold standard in golf. Both milestones are now in play for Tiger Woods, which is not to suggest they are within reach. That they are at least a topic of...

Sporting KC signs Sinovic to extension through 2019 season

Nov. 26, 2018 6:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City has signed longtime defender Seth Sinovic to a contract extension through next season, three days before facing Portland in the return match for the Western Conference championship. The 31-year-old Sinovic has helped Sporting KC win three U.S. Open Cups and an...