With a field full of big names and great stories, we couldn't ask for a better Sunday setup

Sports Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

This leaderboard has a little something for everyone. If you want a big name to cheer, there are plenty. If you want a feel-good story to champion, there are options.


Golf News from The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com

  • Nick Watney leads Barracuda Championship

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nick Watney made nine birdies Thursday in a bogey-free round in the Barracuda Championship to take a two-point lead in the modified Stableford event. Watney earned 18 points at Montreux Golf and Country Club. Players receive 8 points for double eagle, 5 for eagle, 2 for...

  • Kristen Gillman leads Junior PGA at Miramont

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman increased her lead to six strokes Thursday in the Junior PGA Championship, shooting a 1-under 70 at Miramont to reach 11 under. Gillman, the 16-year-old Austin, Texas, player who has committed to Alabama, had the best three-day total in the history of the...

  • Faxon, Fay to work for Fox Sports

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Brad Faxon and David Fay are returning to the broadcast booth for Fox Sports. Faxon worked briefly for NBC Sports and most recently for Golf Channel. He will serve as the lead studio analyst and a hole announcer for Fox, which has signed a 12-year deal to broadcast the U.S....

  • Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup. In a statement Thursday from Hambric Sports Management, the...

  • Another decent start for Woods at Firestone

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys. Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a 2-under 68 on a soft, gentle day for scoring at...

  • Golfer Dustin Johnson taking leave of absence, cites 'personal challenges'

    Published: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    AKRON, Ohio -- Dustin Johnson announced Thursday he will take a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges." Johnson, 30, said in a statement released by his management team "I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately. I will use this...

  • Former Oklahoma State golfer Rickie Fowler seeks thrill in WGC quest

    Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    You’d never be able to tell it from his neon-colored clothing, formerly long hair and the fact that he turned pro at just 21 years old — but Rickie Fowler is not your average golfer. Add to the list Fowler’s penchant for extreme sports. Riding, biking, flying, jumping, driving, climbing — you...

  • Neale, Gillman lead Junior PGA at Miramont

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Gordon Neale shot a 7-under 64 on Wednesday at Miramont to top the boys' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and Kristen Gillman increased her lead to three strokes in the girls' division. Neale, the 17-year-old Trabuco Canyon, California, player who has committed to SMU,...

  • New name in Reno, same old aggressive play

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The 16th edition of Reno's PGA Tour event has a new sponsor, a new name, no defending champ and a modified Stableford scoring format that encourages aggressive play up and down the edge of the Sierra Nevada. Defending champion Gary Woodland is playing in the World Golf...

  • Andy Ruthkoski wins Tournament of Champions again

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    BOYNE VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Andy Ruthkoski has shot a 1-over 73 and won the Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort by one stroke. The golfer from Muskegon finished the three rounds Wednesday at 13-under 203 to win the event for the second consecutive year. Runner-up Bob...

  • Woods hopeful of more good memories at Firestone

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods will find out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started. At least he will be on golf courses that bring good memories. The first stop is Firestone, where Woods is an eight-time winner and the defending champion. After that, he heads to...

  • Kristen Gillman leads Junior PGA

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman shot a 5-under 66 on Tuesday at Miramont to top the girls' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and S.M. Lee, Luis Gagne, Triston Fisher and Parker Reddig shared the boys' lead at 68. Gillman, the Austin, Texas, who has committed to play at Alabama, had a...

  • Ben Crane celebrates a PGA Tour win with a party

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career. For all he knows, Crane might never win again. Or maybe this would be the start of more victories. Winning on the PGA Tour is harder than ever, so Crane...

  • Rory McIlroy ready to get back to work

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy has had his fun with the claret jug. Now it's time to put the British Open trophy away and get back to work. McIlroy returns to competition this week at the Bridgestone Invitational. The final major of the year is next week at Valhalla. All he is thinking about...

  • Player finds Obama's golf ball

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    A Sunday golfer at Congressional Country Club near Washington found a special prize in the woods, according to USA TODAY. A presidential golf ball . Obama played Congressional on Saturday, and obviously had at least one errant shot.

  • Woods faces 2 big weeks that shape rest of season

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee. Tiger Woods has reason to see only a big ATM machine. Woods has eight wins at Firestone, one more than Matt Kuchar has won on the PGA...

  • Tiger Woods to return to Notah Begay charity event

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Tiger Woods is returning to play in Notah Begay's charity event. It will mark the fifth time Woods will take part in the NB3 Foundation Challenge put on annually by his former college roommate at Stanford. This year's event at Turning Stone Resort is Aug. 27. Woods will be...

  • Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke victory. Sucher, the 27-year-old former Alabama-Birmingham player, finished at 19-under 265 at the Nicklaus Golf Club at...

  • Langer wins Senior British Open by record 13 shots

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open on Sunday for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes ahead of Scotland's Colin Montgomerie. The 56-year-old German closed with a 4-under 67 at sunny and breezy Royal Porthcawl to...

  • Parks becomes Symetra Tour's second black winner

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sadena Parks become the second black winner in Symetra Tour history Sunday, rallying to win the SEFCU Championship at Capital Hills. Parks, the 24-year-old former University of Washington player from Tacoma, matched the course record with a bogey-free 9-under 62 for a...



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