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Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala's double bogey

Jun. 26, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took...

Schauffele takes 1-shot lead over buddy Cantlay at Travelers

Jun. 25, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over good friend and playing partner Patrick Cantlay into the final round of the Travelers Championship. Schauffele had a 17-under 193 total at TPC River Highlands. Cantlay shot 63. ...

Xander Schauffele shoots 63 to take 5-shot lead at Travelers

Jun. 24, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele shot his second straight 7-under 63 on Friday to take a five-stroke lead in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion shot a 31 on the front nine at TPC River Highlands with four birdies, then had a 32 on the back, making birdies on...

Rory McIlroy, JT Poston share Travelers lead at 8-under 62

Jun. 23, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Rory McIlroy fought off a sinus bug to shoot an 8-under 62 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead with J.T. Poston in the Travelers Championship. Coming off a fifth-place tie Sunday in the U.S. Open after winning the Canadian Open the previous week,...

Scheffler, McIlroy highlight strong field at Travelers

Jun. 22, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — It has been an exhausting couple of weeks for the top players on the PGA Tour as they've dealt with the usual rigors of a U.S. Open and the unusual stress of losing some big names to the upstart LIV Golf series. But six of the world's top 15 ranked players,...

AP source: Koepka the latest to join Saudi-backed LIV series

Jun. 21, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka, one of the first players to denounce a rival league for only 48 players, is the latest PGA Tour player to sign on with the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series, The Associated Press has learned. A person briefed on Koepka's decision told The AP he...

Column: Youth movement can make LIV Golf look appealing

Jun. 21, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Players willing to leave the PGA Tour for riches only Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund can provide is a movement Rory McIlroy refers to as the “easy way out.” Maybe that's too easy of an explanation. Even so, it's hard to dispute the...

Another women's major on a major course at Congressional

Jun. 21, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

LPGA TOUR AND PGA OF AMERICA KPMG WOMEN'S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Bethesda, Maryland. Course: Congressional CC (Blue). Yardage: 6,831. Par: 72. Prize money: $9 million. Winner's share: $1,350,000. Television: Thursday-Friday,...

On Golf: US Open a reminder of what really matters in golf

Jun. 20, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A week that began with Phil Mickelson speaking without saying hardly anything ended with Matt Fitzpatrick at a momentary loss for words in his proudest moment. The U.S. Open was more that just a diversion from the disruption in golf. It...

Vick adds US Open low amateur medal to NCAA team title

Jun. 19, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Travis Vick was already an NCAA team champion at Texas. Now he can add low amateur at the U.S Open to his resume. Vick shot a 3-over 73 at The Country Club on Sunday to finish at 8-over par for the tournament and claim a silver medal from the USGA. Vick...