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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...

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

Sep. 17, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

A capsule look at the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 24-26 at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Listed in order of how they qualified for the team: COLLIN MORIKAWA Age: 24. World ranking: 3. ...

Column: Super season on PGA Tour ends with super hard vote

Sep. 07, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A season like no other in PGA Tour history ended with a one-of-a-kind feat. Over the final two weeks, Patrick Cantlay won the FedEx Cup by beating the U.S. Open champions. Both of them. This was called a “super season” because the...

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. ...

Thomas, Rahm open with 63s to share lead at Liberty National

Aug. 19, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jon Rahm returned from a month off and played like he was never gone. Justin Thomas took the advice of a 15-year-old and had his lowest score of the year. Both opened with an 8-under 63 on Thursday at The Northern Trust as the PGA Tour's...

Scottish Open added to PGA Tour schedule, two WGCs out

Aug. 03, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

Gone are two World Golf Championships from the PGA Tour schedule. New to the schedule is the first PGA Tour-sanctioned tournament in Scotland that doesn't involve a claret jug. Even the biggest prize is changing: The FedEx Cup champion will get $18 million. ...

Straka leads Olympic golf on day of low scoring, surprises

Jul. 29, 2021 06:56 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Rikuya Hoshino did not have the first tee to himself Thursday for the start of Olympic golf. The grandstand behind him, normally empty like at so many other venues at the spectator-less Games, was filled with volunteers in their Tokyo2020 shirts...

Rahm watching Olympics from home and still doesn't know why

Jul. 29, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Men's golf began Thursday in the Olympics, and the No. 1 player in the world was nearly 6,000 miles away watching from home. Jon Rahm still can't believe he's not playing. “I didn't think ever that I was not going to be there,” Rahm said in a...

Olympic golf: A team feel turns back into individual quest

Jul. 28, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Justin Thomas is playing in his first Olympics and it all feels so familiar. Thomas played another practice round with his fellow Americans — two of them, anyway, with Patrick Reed a late arrival as an alternate. They have...

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...