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Shanshan Feng got everything from golf but a proper farewell

Aug. 02, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Shanshan Feng never wanted to play more than 10 years of professional golf. She went longer than planned, and the only regret for China's happy-go-lucky major champion is the COVID-19 pandemic kept her from a proper farewell. Feng, 32, announced her retirement Tuesday with an...

Finau, Pendrith share Rocket Mortgage lead at 8-under 64

Jul. 28, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau sent an approach from 250 yards soaring over trees and onto the seventh green at Detroit Golf Club, going for the reward and ignoring the risk with a difficult shot. The way he has been playing over the last week, it made a lot of sense. ...

Debate rages whether an Open at St. Andrews completes career

Jul. 12, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jack Nicklaus has mentioned the importance of winning the British Open at St. Andrews in various ways over the years, and his inspiration was Bobby Jones. Jones won the claret jug at St. Andrews in 1927, and he won the British Amateur on the Old Course...

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,...

Golf, rocks: Old-school US Open on tap at The Country Club

Jun. 16, 2022 03:00 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The 2022 U.S. Open most certainly has not been supersized. Some might say its length — a modest 7,254 yards — is more reasonable than in the recent past. Nobody will argue that some of the holes on the classic layout at The Country Club are downright...

US OPEN '22: A quiz covering more than a century of golf

Jun. 16, 2022 02:42 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — How well do you know U.S. Open history? Try this quiz: 1. Who is the oldest U.S. Open champion? a.) Julius Boros b.) Hale Irwin c.) Phil Mickelson 2. Who has the lowest 72-hole score in the U.S....

US OPEN '22: Key US Open moments looking at the last century

Jun. 15, 2022 01:52 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A capsule look at key anniversaries for this year's U.S. Open championship at The Country Club outside Boston on June 16-19: 100 years ago (1922) Gene Sarazen won the first of his seven major championships in the 1922 U.S. Open at Skokie...

Scheffler part of crowded Colonial leaderboard after PGA cut

May. 26, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scottie Scheffler did something last weekend that he rarely does, watching a golf tournament at home after missing the cut. The world's No. 1 player is back on the course, and tied atop a crowded leaderboard at Colonial. Scheffler was among eight players...

Pereira leads PGA Championship; Woods withdraws after 79

May. 21, 2022 21:26 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Mito Pereira spent four hours soaring and sliding at Southern Hills in the cold and wind, calling it the biggest round of his life Saturday in the PGA Championship and one that gave him an idea of what to expect Sunday. Pereira soared to a five-shot lead. He...

PGA Championship at a glance

May. 21, 2022 20:39 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills: Leading: Mito Pereira had a 1-under 69 and is at 201. Trailing: Matt Fitzpatrick (67) and Will Zalatoris (73) are at 204. Tiger Tracks: Tiger Woods...