Golf

8:25 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rory McIlroy capped a big weekend in Las Vegas on Sunday by surging past Rickie Fowler and holding off Collin Morikawa to win the CJ Cup at Summit for his 20th PGA Tour title. McIlroy seized control with a 35-foot eagle putt from just off the green
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press CARY, N.C. — Lee Janzen made a 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Miguel Angel Jimenez on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. The 57-year-old Janzen also birdied the par-4 18th in regulation in a closing 5-under 67 in the regular-season finale.
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2:13 PM ET Associated Press SOTOGRANDE, Spain — Patience paid off for Matt Fitzpatrick at the tough Valderrama course in Spain on Sunday. The Englishman made 15 straight pars then rallied with two birdies on his last three holes to win the Andalucia Masters by 3 shots. “Amazing, particularly the way I did it,” Fitzpatrick
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7:22 PM ET Associated Press CARY, N.C. — Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the par-5 17th in a 4-under 68 for a share of the second-round lead Saturday with Alex Cejka in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. “I hit a beautiful 7-wood there, like 3 1/2 meters or less,” Jimenez said about the eagle. “All
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6:39 PM ET Associated Press English golfer Laurie Canter is eyeing his first European Tour win after taking a 3-shot lead of the Andalucía Masters heading into the final round. Canter carded 4-under 67 on Saturday after making eight birdies to double up his four bogeys. That left him 7 under after three days at
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3:35 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be “my destiny.” The magazine, which has
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11:31 PM ET His putter finally cooperating, Adam Scott has surged into contention for a 15th US PGA Tour victory with a scintillating second round at the CJ Cup in Las Vegas. With two back-nine eagles and seven birdies, Scott carded a nine-under-par 63 to soar to 13 under for the championship to be in
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8:07 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rory McIlroy was trying to illustrate how deep the talent pool is on the PGA Tour by sharing a story about how impressed he was with Keith Mitchell the first time they played together. Mitchell is providing McIlroy and everyone else with plenty of more fodder through
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6:23 PM ET Associated Press Jon Rahm‘s woes back in Spain worsened when he failed to make the cut at the Andalucía Masters on Friday. The top-ranked Rahm shot 3-over 74 through the second round, finishing with a share of 99th place and 14 strokes off the lead of Romain Langasque. That was an improvement
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8:16 PM ET The 2021 Australian Open and the 2022 Women’s Australian Open have been cancelled as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play havoc with international travel plans. Golf Australia announced the tough decision on Thursday, saying it would begin planning for a return of the two Opens in the 2022-23 summer of golf. It’s
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament, and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious. Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport. But he had never been in the situation like he was Monday:
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5:00 PM ET The PGA Tour is set to give a $50,000 bonus to any player who competes in a minimum number of tournaments that is already considered a condition of membership — 15 events. The tour recently sent a memo to players outlining the new perk, which requires 15 tournaments that are considered official
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7:15 AM ET “Okay, great. I have two daughters now.” Simi Mehra’s father would respond in arithmetic summation when she told him she was gay. Then, like every other day, he shot off for a round of golf. “That’s how much my father hated drama,” Simi, India’s first-ever female pro golfer, laughs. Her mother, Billy,
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