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  • Fitzpatrick, Edberg lead Czech Masters after 2nd round

    Updated: 36 min ago

    VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Matthew Fitzpatrick and Pelle Edberg both shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to share the lead after the second round of the Czech Masters. It was the second flawless round at the Albatross Golf course near Prague for the 20-year-old Fitzpatrick. The Englishman...

  • Barclays Golf

    Updated: 51 min ago

    Tony Finau tees off on the 14th hole during the second round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Edison, N.J.

  • Body pulled from western Pennsylvania country club lake

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) — Officials say divers pulled a man's body from a lake at a western Pennsylvania country club. Officers were dispatched to the Montour Heights Country Club in Coraopolis around 4 p.m. Thursday after an abandoned golf cart was spotted near the lake. Fearing that a missing...

  • Spieth tries to make the cut and stay No. 1

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — In his first tournament at No. 1 in the world, Jordan Spieth posted his worst score in three months with a 74. Bubba Watson saw the whole thing at The Barclays and offered a simple explanation. "It's golf," Watson said Thursday after a 5-under 65 for a four-way tie for the...

  • Spieth stumbles out of the blocks at Barclays

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months. In his first tournament as No. 1 in the world, Spieth had a pair of three-putt bogeys, hit a tee shot in the water, shot 40 on his back nine and wound up with a 4-over 74 in...

  • Compton ends season early at Barclays

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Erik Compton ended his season Thursday when he withdrew from The Barclays after eighth hole with a respiratory infection. Compton, who already has gone through two heart transplants, was No. 122 in the FedEx Cup and would have needed a strong week to move into the top 100...

  • De la Riva, Paratore lead after 1st round of Czech Masters

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Both Eduardo De la Riva and Renato Paratore shot a 7-under 65 to take a shared lead after the first round at the Czech Masters Thursday. The 33-year old Spaniard De La Riva recovered from an early bogey on the 2nd with six birdies. He finished his round by...

  • Denmark Soccer Europa League

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    PAOK FC's Dimitris Konstantinidis, left, and Brondby IFs Elbasan Rashani during the Europa League playoff second leg soccer match between Brondby IF and PAOK FC in Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.

  • Bridgestone Invitational Golf


    Danny Lee, from New Zealand, tees off on the 11th hole during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Akron, Ohio.

  • Wyndham Championship Golf


    Tiger Woods tips his hat to the crowd after finishing his round on the 18th hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.

  • PGA Championship Golf


    Dustin Johnson hits a drive on the 16th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis.

  • O'Neill on golf: St. Louisan Langley is down but not out


    The Wyndham Championship offered an intriguing end to the PGA Tour regular season last week. Yes, that’s right, the regular season is over. But don’t worry, the 2016 season starts in mid-October. So we’re already into spring training, more or less. The Wyndham captured attention for several...

  • For Obama, golf is an escape, even when he brings along members of Congress


    EDGARTOWN, Mass. — For years, President Obama told John Yarmuth, a congressman from Kentucky, that they needed to get together for a round of golf — a nearly weekly activity of the president’s, but one that hardly ever includes lawmakers. When Obama raised the idea yet again during a reception...

  • SMU's Bryson DeChambeau feels no pressure to turn pro, not ready to give up amateur status


    UNIVERSITY PARK — Education has been crucial in getting SMU golfer Bryson DeChambeau to where he is today, so he was adamant Wednesday that he will eventually get his degree. When that might happen, however, is a bit of a question after the 21-year-old senior became only the fifth man in...

  • SE Louisiana names Jake Narro coach of golf program


    HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Southeastern Louisiana University has named long-time PGA golf professional Jake Narro as its new head golf coach. Director of Athletics Jay Artigues on Wednesday announced the hiring which is pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. He is...

  • The race for $10 million gets under way at Plainfield


    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The points are slightly different for the FedEx Cup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged. For those who narrowly got into the top 125 to qualify for golf's ultimate bonus series, it's time to play well or go home. That applies to players such as Lee Westwood and Jason...

  • Mahan begins long road in the playoffs, with history on side

    Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Recent history is what gives Hunter Mahan a level of optimism he would not ordinarily have at The Barclays. For the first time in 10 years, he is at risk of ending a PGA Tour season without once finishing in the top three. For the first time in more than six years, Mahan is...

  • Laurie Rinker wins LPGA T&CP National Championship

    Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Laurie Rinker won the LPGA T&CP National Championship on Wednesday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-stroke victory over three-time defending champion Jean Bartholomew and Karen Paolozzi. The 52-year-old Rinker finished at 9-under 207 at Reunion Resort and earned...

  • Stroud needs strong Barclays to keep playing

    Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    Chris Stroud won't have much in the way of momentum for this week's opening round of the Fed Ex Cup Playoffs. Stroud, who missed his third consecutive cut at the Wyndham Classic, will enter at No. 109 in the standings. It's his lowest Fed Ex rank since coming in at No. 110 in 2012. He entered...

  • Jason Day tweaks back, withdraws from pro-am

    Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — PGA champion Jason Day has withdrawn from the pro-am at The Barclays after tweaking his back. Day was moving an item under his motor coach on Tuesday night when he tweaked his back. His trainer says Day withdrew from the Wednesday pro-am at Plainfield Country Club because of...



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