Latest Greensboro News

Poston claims 1st PGA Tour victory at Wyndham Championship

Aug. 4, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — J.T. Poston kept racking up birdies and pars — but no bogeys — at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to his first PGA Tour victory — and a first-time-in-decades achievement. Poston shot an 8-under 62 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory at the tour's...

An shoots 66 for 1-stroke lead at Wyndham Championship

Aug. 3, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The rounds are starting to repeat for Byeong Hun An: No bogeys, a bunch of birdies and more time atop the Wyndham Championship leaderboard. An shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday for a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the PGA Tour's final event before the playoffs. An, who was at...

An takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham; Svensson shoots 61

Aug. 2, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 65 on Friday in the Wyndham Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend An was at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour's final event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Brice Garnett was a stroke back after a 64, and six players —...

An, Im share lead at 62 after 1st round of Wyndham

Aug. 1, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im each shot 8-under 62 on Thursday to share the lead after one round at the Wyndham Championship. Mackenzie Hughes, Rory Sabbatini, Patrick Rodgers and Johnson Wagner were a stroke back behind the South Korean leaders in the final PGA Tour event before the...

Wyndham Championship dominated by pushes for top 10, top 125

Jul. 31, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The focus at the Wyndham Championship is usually on the players trying to qualify for the PGA Tour's first playoff tournament. Now there's more reason to pay attention to those near the top of the points list. The tour's final regular-season event begins Thursday, and as usual there...

Spieth adds tournament to help chances of East Lake return

Jul. 30, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

Jordan Spieth hasn't played the Wyndham Championship since he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed in 2013, a finish that allowed him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs in the top 10. He returns to Greensboro, North Carolina, facing a little more urgency. "I would like to make East Lake. That's my goal now," Spieth...

UNCG women's assistant gets show-cause penalty for gambling

Jul. 25, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has given a 15-year show-cause penalty to a former UNC Greensboro assistant women's basketball coach for gambling on pro and college sports — including games involving the school's men's basketball team. Neither the school nor the NCAA identified the assistant...

Emotional support dog bites American Air worker on NC flight

Jul. 25, 2019 8:03 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant needed five stitches after being bitten by an emotional support dog on a flight to North Carolina. WGHP reports the bite happened Monday on an Envoy Air-operated flight to Greensboro, North Carolina. News outlets report the airline confirmed a...

Clemson dominates preseason all-ACC team

Jul. 23, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Clemson is dominating the preseason all-Atlantic Coast Conference football team. The reigning national champions placed 13 players on the 27-player team released Tuesday by the league following a vote of 173 media members last week at the conference's media days. Quarterback Trevor...

No surprise: Clemson picked to win 5th straight ACC title

Jul. 22, 2019 11:26 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Reigning national champion Clemson is the heavy favorite to win a fifth straight Atlantic Coast Conference championship. The league said Monday that the Tigers earned 170 of 173 votes from media members at last week's preseason media days. Syracuse, Clemson's likely top challenger...