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Former Masters champ Scott tests positive for coronavirus

Oct. 21, 2020 3:01 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Former Masters champion Adam Scott has tested positive for the coronavirus and withdrew from the Zozo Championship at Sherwood on Wednesday, becoming the second high-profile golfer in as many weeks to do so. Dustin Johnson, the world's No. 1 player, tested positive last week at...

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, file photo, Dustin Johnson hits from the fourth tee during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Dustin Johnson withdrew from the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, because of the coronavirus, the most prominent player since golf resumed in June to test positive. The PGA Tour said in a statement that Johnson notified officials he was experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and was given another test that came back positive. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Dustin Johnson out of CJ Cup after positive coronavirus test

Oct. 13, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Dustin Johnson became the most prominent player to test positive for the coronavirus since golf resumed in June, forcing him to withdraw Tuesday from the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek. The PGA Tour said in a statement that Johnson notified officials he was experiencing COVID-19...

Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Even without hostile NY crowds, this US Open is tough enough

Sep. 19, 2020 9:12 AM EDT

It’s rare when fans wind up rooting for the golf course, even one as majestic as Winged Foot, but suddenly that’s a viable option. Maybe because the two players atop the leaderboard heading into Round 3 at the U.S. Open are not exactly — how to put this? — the most likeable guys in the...

Jon Rahm reacts after making his putt on the first playoff hole during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at the Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Jon Rahm makes the biggest putt to win a thriller at BMW

Aug. 30, 2020 9:54 PM EDT

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Even with a pair of silver trophies in his possession, Jon Rahm still couldn't believe what happened Sunday in the BMW Championship. And he only saw half of it. Rahm was on the range on the other side of the Olympia Fields clubhouse, preparing for a playoff that no one really...

Cameron Champ, wearing two different shoes Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, displays the message

Champ speaks out on racial injustice with shoes and words

Aug. 27, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Golf played on even as other sports in America stopped, and it gave Cameron Champ a chance to speak out at the BMW Championship. First, with his shoes. Then, with powerful words about a desire to find a solution to racial injustice. Champ is one of four players of Black...