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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...

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....

Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin

Apr. 17, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in his home state of Wisconsin. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a Las Vegas sportsbook. Adducci cashed in on 14-1 odds that Woods would capture the...

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...

Masters' final round was most watched morning golf broadcast

Apr. 16, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

An average of 10.8 million people watched the CBS coverage of the final round of the Masters as Tiger Woods got his first victory in a major in 11 years. CBS said in a release that it was the most-watched morning golf broadcast since 1987, which is the earliest data the network has. The final round was moved up...

Column: A Masters win more about the past than the future

Apr. 16, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The first green jacket was all about the future. The fifth green jacket Tiger Woods won Sunday at the Masters was more about the past, best measured by a powerful celebration and enormous popularity than by any ripple effect it might have in golf. Tim Finchem was in this third year as...

The sports world is abuzz about Tiger Woods' victory

Apr. 16, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

Tiger Woods' win at the Masters is still a hot topic. PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg look back at the memorable moment that transcended the sports world. Litke and Dahlberg also discuss what Woods may do next for his career and the sport with AP Golf Writer Doug Ferguson, who was honored...

Clarification: Tiger Woods-Golf Industry story

Apr. 16, 2019 11:23 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 15, The Associated Press reported that Adidas sold off its golf business. The story should have clarified that the business Adidas sold off was a golf club maker, and that Adidas still offers golf apparel, footwear and accessories.

Wisconsin man's wager on Tiger earns him more than $1.2M

Apr. 15, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Wisconsin man who claims to have never placed a bet on sports before he risked $85,000 on Tiger Woods winning the Masters is now more than a million dollars richer. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a sportsbook in Las Vegas. Adducci's win...