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Jason Day shoots 66 to trail by 2 strokes at CJ Cup

Oct. 17, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Jason Day's attempt to impress International team captain Ernie Els for a spot at the Presidents Cup took a positive turn on Thursday when the Australian shot a 6-under 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. In the first...

Juggling Gary Woodland back in South Korea for CJ Cup

Oct. 16, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Gary Woodland finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka in last year's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. He returns this year for the first of three PGA Tour events in Asia with a major victory on his resume and two new infant seats in the back of the family car. Woodland won the U.S. Open...

Spieth returns from long break with high hopes

Oct. 15, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

Jordan Spieth returns from his longest break during a calendar year hopeful that a fresh start will end his longest drought. Spieth hasn't won since the 2017 British Open at Royal Birkdale, a span of 54 tournaments worldwide. He last played in August at the BMW Championship, where he failed to advance to the Tour...

Woods to write a memoir on ups and downs of his career

Oct. 15, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiger Woods is writing what he describes as his definitive story in a memoir titled "Back." HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday it has acquired rights to the first memoir written by Woods. Still be determined is when it will be published. The memoir will cover Woods from his youth as...

Golf Glance

Oct. 15, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

PGA TOUR CJ CUP AT NINE BRIDGES Site: Jeju Island, South Korea. Course: The Club at Nine Bridges. Yardage: 7,241. Par: 72. Television: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Golf Channel). Purse: $9.75 million. Winner's share: $1,755,000. Defending champion: Brooks Koepka. FedEx Cup leader: Lanto Griffin. Last...

Column: Mickelson racing the clock and spinning his wheels

Oct. 8, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

Phil Mickelson has never played this much golf this late in the year since the PGA Tour began a new season in October instead of January. He's never had this much of a reason. Mickelson is running out of time to show why U.S. captain Tiger Woods should pick him for the Presidents Cup. At stake is a streak that is...

Son of Payne Stewart now tournament director on LPGA

Oct. 8, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn't heavily invested. Now he's involved in ways he never imagined. Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The season opener on...

Column: The cups runneth over in golf

Oct. 1, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

The next Ryder Cup starts in 360 days, the perfect occasion for the opposing captains to meet Tuesday at Whistling Straits and share absolutely nothing. That's not entirely true. U.S. captain Steve Stricker says he has been involved with designing golf bags and looking at various clothing options. European...

Today in History

Sep. 23, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2019. There are 99 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1806, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis more than two years after setting out for the Pacific Northwest. On this date: In 63 B.C., Caesar Augustus,...

Woods part of 'Japan Skins' game to be shown live worldwide

Sep. 18, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the PGA Tour's first official event in Japan. It...