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PGA makes 3rd stop in South Carolina, LPGA stays by the bay

Jun. 08, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

PGA TOUR PALMETTO CHAMPIONSHIP AT CONGAREE Site: Ridgeland, South Carolina. Course: Congaree GC. Yardage: 7,655. Par: 71. Prize money: $7.3 million. Winner's share: $1.314 million. ...

Column: Never No. 1, Mickelson's legacy will be longevity

May. 25, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Among the congratulations that poured in for Phil Mickelson becoming the oldest major champion in golf was a video tweet from Jack Nicklaus, who is still good at math. “You know, something sort of strikes me that 50 years old is older than...

One more thrill: Phil Mickelson wins at 50 in raucous PGA

May. 24, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Standing on the 18th tee with a two-shot lead in a championship he refused to imagine himself winning, Phil Mickelson took one last violent swing with a driver — the club that betrayed him 15 years earlier in the U.S. Open. His tee shot...

Ocean Course put on spectacular show. Will it host again?

May. 23, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The golf at the Ocean Course was thrilling, the images spectacular, the fans raucous in support of popular champion Phil Mickelson and the players generally admiring of the challenging seaside layout. Shouldn't Kiawah Island get that open PGA...

Oosthuizen chasing second career major at PGA _ again

May. 21, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen is in position at the PGA Championship to win his second career major — again. Oosthuizen shot a steady 4-under 68 for a share of the lead with Phil Mickelson at 5-under 139 through two rounds at the Ocean Course. ...

The Latest: Dustin Johnson opens with 76 at PGA Championship

May. 20, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Top-ranked Dustin Johnson's run of poor form continued in the opening round of the PGA Championship. Johnson made two double bogeys in...

McIlroy coming off win but still searching at Kiawah Island

May. 18, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — For Rory McIlroy, winning didn't take care of everything. McIlroy missed the cut at The Players Championship, then admitted he messed up his swing trying to keep up with long-hitting Bryson DeChambeau. Another missed cut followed at the...

Burns keeps rolling with 2nd-round 62, 2-shot lead at Nelson

May. 14, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Now that Sam Burns has figured out how to turn an early lead into a victory, it's already time to try again. Burns birdied six of his last eight holes Friday for a 10-under 62 and a two-stroke lead over Alex Noren at 17 under after the second...

Spieth shoots 63, shares lead at low-scoring hometown Nelson

May. 13, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth had his longest stretch all day of mere pars — a whopping four holes — on the besieged new home course of the AT&T Byron Nelson when the local favorite stepped over a 55-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th. ...

Matsuyama returns at Nelson, 1st event since winning Masters

May. 12, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama has the simple goal of getting his game back in shape at the AT&T Byron Nelson, his first tournament since becoming the first Japanese player to win the Masters. Local favorite Jordan Spieth didn't intend to be away just as...