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Capsules of Presidents Cup on the second day Friday

Dec. 13, 2019 2:56 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Capsules from Friday's foursomes matches at the President's Cup at Royal Melbourne: Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott, International, def. Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar, United States, 3 and 2. Scott and Oosthuizen were 2-down after seven holes...

Scott optimistic about ending years of Presidents Cup losses

Dec. 11, 2019 3:00 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — No one at Royal Melbourne has more playing experience in the Presidents Cup than Adam Scott. Not much of it is positive. He was a rookie in 2003 and one of the strongest voices arguing for Ernie Els and Tiger Woods to keep playing in gathering darkness in South Africa until the...

Column: Postseason golf about entertainment, not about fair

Nov. 12, 2019 4:59 PM EST

Scott McCarron has been in position for a $1 million payoff twice in his career under vastly different circumstances. The first occasion was in 2002 in the final of the Match Play Championship at La Costa when he stood over an 8-foot putt to extend the 36-hole match against Kevin Sutherland and turned away in...

Maggert holes out to win and give McCarron Schwab Cup

Nov. 10, 2019 8:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — One unforgettable shot made a winner out of Jeff Maggert — and Scott McCarron. Maggert was 123 yards away in the 17th fairway, the third playoff hole in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, needing to beat Retief Goosen to end more than four years without winning on the PGA Tour...

Jeff Maggert leads Charles Schwab Cup Championship

Nov. 7, 2019 7:26 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jeff Maggert used a hot new putter to take the first-round lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, and Bernhard Langer, Jerry Kelly, Retief Goosen and Colin Montgomerie made moves to catch Scott McCarron in the PGA Tour Champions' season standings. Maggert shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday...

Charles Howell III takes family on 'once-in-a-lifetime' trip

Nov. 5, 2019 12:51 PM EST

SHANGHAI (AP) — Not long after Charles Howell III finished his final round in Las Vegas, he packed up for a trip to Asia he never imagined taking. It wasn't just for golf. And he wasn't alone. Howell took his wife and two children on a five-week tour of Asia that isn't over yet. It started with a week in...

Golf Glance

Nov. 5, 2019 9:24 AM EST

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Phoenix. Course: Phoenix CC. Yardage: 6,763. Par: 71. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 3:30-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 3-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel). Purse: $2.5 million. Winner's share: $440,000. Defending champion: Vijay...

Column: 82 and 26, the standards of Woods and Mickelson

Oct. 29, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Phil Mickelson looked boyish in a dark suit that hung from his shoulders and appeared to be two sizes too big, the result of losing 28 pounds. He says he has more energy. He talks as though he has more optimism than ever, if that's even possible. "I've been going at it pretty hard,"...

Column: Woods tied with Snead, and no one else is close

Oct. 28, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

The toughest competition for Tiger Woods has always been history. What captured the public's attention when Woods won the first of his 15 majors, the 1997 Masters, was whether he could match or beat the 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, long considered the gold standard in golf. That remains the ultimate target....

Matt Every suspended 3 months for drug of abuse

Oct. 18, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Matt Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. Every said it was legal prescription for cannabis to treat mental health. "To be clear, I tested positive for cannabis, a drug I do not abuse and a...