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Justin Thomas launches foundation for children, military

Apr. 23, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

Justin Thomas is the latest PGA Tour player to launch a foundation, and it wasn't anything he threw together overnight. "We've been talking about it the last couple of years," Thomas said. "My mom has done an unbelievable job of making sure everything was done properly. We've talked to so many other athletes,...

C.T. Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

Apr. 21, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan watched the Masters last week with his wife, and sometimes caddie, Yingchun Lin, thrilled by Tiger Woods' stirring victory at Augusta National. His wife, Pan recalled, told him point blank, "Hey, I'm not patient, so you better get me (to Augusta) as soon as...

Pan takes advantage of Johnson's meltdown at Harbour Town

Apr. 21, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory. The 27-year-old Pan, from Taiwan, closed with a 4-under 67 on Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links for a one-stroke victory over Matt Kuchar. Pan finished at...

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

Apr. 20, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson, known for length off the tee, showed off his precise ball-positioning and hot putter Saturday to take the RBC Heritage lead. Johnson shot a 3-under 68 for a one-shot lead over Shane Lowry, Ian Poulter and Rory Sabbatini. The top-ranked Johnson, a South...

Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage

Apr. 19, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry continued his strong play at the rain-delayed RBC Heritage, moving to 9-under par with two holes left when the second round was suspended Friday because of darkness. Lowry, who opened at Harbour Town Golf Links with a 6-under 65 after a 78-73 flameout at the...

Ireland's Lowry on top after first round of RBC Heritage

Apr. 18, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry was convinced his game was on the rise, despite his poor scoring. He finally showed that Thursday in the RBC Heritage, shooting a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead. Trey Mullinax, Daniel Berger, Luke List, Ryan Moore and Ryan Palmer were tied for second....

Dustin Johnson commits to Detroit Rocket Mortgage Classic

Apr. 18, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic. The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before Detroit-based Quicken Loans brings a PGA Tour event to the Motor City for the first time. Johnson is currently the No. 1...

Molinari focusing on RBC Heritage after letdown at Masters

Apr. 17, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Francesco Molinari feels worn out after collapsing on the final nine at the Masters last week and is looking to conjure up the mental energy to compete at the RBC Heritage. Molinari, the reigning British Open champion, carried a two-stroke lead with seven holes left before a...

New-look Tour Championship approved for world ranking points

Apr. 16, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a traditional score, even if it won't be...

Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

Apr. 14, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another round of...