Reed prevails, Fowler falters

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Patrick Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight U.S. Ryder Cup team.


Fowler cards no bogeys, leads by 1

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Rickie Fowler kept bogeys off his card for the second straight day and closed with a 5-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68, giving him a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed going into the final round of The Barclays.

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Patrick at Bethpage Black

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Patrick Reed’s place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.

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Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon. In between is a $10 million payoff for winning the FedEx Cup, a four-tournament series that starts today at The Barclays. Still up for grabs is who becomes the favorite for PGA Tour player of the year.


Simple fix for golf isn’t that simple

RIO DE JANEIRO — For all the praise of golf’s return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better. The easy fix is to introduce a team format.

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Kim takes Wyndham for first Tour title

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Si Woo Kim won the Wyndham Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first PGA Tour title.

Golf pro who revived Denton course dies

DALLAS — Darwin Wayne “Buster” Creagh was just a boy when he stepped off a school bus and discovered his professional passion — golf.

Kim opens 4-stroke lead in Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Si Woo Kim followed his tournament-record 10-under 60 with a third-round 64 on Saturday to increase his lead to four strokes in the Wyndham Championship.

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Kim leads Wyndham by two

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

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Two lead Wyndham tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rested after the Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of the first-round lead with Kevin Na.

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Sauers rallies for U.S. Senior Open title

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio — Gene Sauers closed with a 1-under 69 and took advantage of another collapse by Miguel Angel Jimenez to win the rain-delayed U.S. Senior Open on Monday for his first senior victory.


Moore comes out on top at John Deere

SILVIS, Ill. — Ryan Moore won the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his fifth PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Ben Martin.

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Jimenez takes lead going into final round

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio — Another day, another leader at the U.S. Senior Open Championship.

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New Tour player takes lead

SILVIS, Ill. — Wesley Bryan took the lead in the rain-delayed John Deere Classic, five days after earning a PGA Tour card with his third Tour victory of the year.


Furyk fires first 58

CROMWELL, Conn. — Russell Knox nicknamed himself “The Beast” after playing two good rounds at the Travelers Championship. He doubled down on that Sunday after sinking a 12-foot putt on the final hole to...

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Berger shoots 62 to take lead after 3 rounds at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. — Daniel Berger, last season’s rookie of the year on the PGA Tour, missed three cuts in January and February and began hearing the whispers.

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Berger tied for lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. — Daniel Berger says he’s healthy again and hoping to regain the form that helped him to his first PGA Tour title two months ago.

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Hartford favorite Kelly joins lead at 64

CROMWELL, Conn. — Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 for a share of the first-round lead with Vaughn Taylor and Andrew Loupe.

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Majors behind him, Rickie

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Rickie Fowler is short on majors, not on class. He returned to the 18th green at Baltusrol after an exhausting day because he wanted to congratulate the winner.

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Walker delivers on his coach’s confidence

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Jimmy Walker had champagne in his glass and the Wanamaker Trophy at his side. Still unopened is a bottle of Chateau Margaux that Butch Harmon has kept in his Las Vegas wine cellar for such a moment as this.


Jimmy Walker wins marathon at the PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — The stars never aligned this magnificently for Jimmy Walker. In the longest final day at the PGA Championship in 64 years, Walker produced three big birdies on the back nine at Baltusrol and held his nerve Sunday against the No. 1 player in the world to the very end. He closed with a 3-under 67 for a one-shot victory over defending champion Jason Day.


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

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Ariya Jutanugarn takes Women’s British Open lead

WOBURN, England (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn took the Women’s British Open lead Saturday at tree-lined Woburn, nearly four months after blowing a late lead in the first major championship of the year.


Storms interrupt PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Thunderstorms shut down the PGA Championship on Saturday before 10 players could even hit a shot, setting up what could be a long, wet and wild conclusion to the final major of the year — whenever it ends.

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Beem makes cut, still working TV

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Until a couple weeks ago, Rich Beem didn’t know whether he was going to play at the PGA Championship. Good thing he did.Beem shot a 69 in his opening round Thursday, his first sub-70 score in a major since 2006.

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Streb joins Walker with 63

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday. Robert Streb led the way, even if hardly anyone noticed.

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Spieth at least has chance in final major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Jordan Spieth warmed up on the range, rode the side streets in a van to get to the 10th tee and was ready to go Friday in the PGA Championship when he had to stand around for nearly an hour because of a rain delay.

Knost burned by hole in wrong place

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The cup was in the wrong place, and it was too late for the PGA of America to change it.

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Nine shots worse, Lee still leads

WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women’s British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.


Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the “frat house” at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson.


Mickelson struggles in first round

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Phil won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open.

Lee fires 62 at Woburn

WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women’s British Open record and open a three-stroke lead at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

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Garcia reminded time on his side

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

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Masters champion Willett eyes greener pastures at PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Since winning the Masters, Danny Willett has taken his green jacket to Wimbledon, thrown out the first pitch at a New York Yankees game and enjoyed the celebrity that goes with being a major champion. Add in fatherhood and it’s been a couple of fun months.

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Spieth trying to ignore history in days before PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Jordan Spieth walked with purpose down the long corridor toward his locker, not stopping to look at the photos and scorecards that cover more than a century of golf history at Baltusrol.


Vegas rallies late to win Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Jhonattan Vegas rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory, birdieing the final three holes at Glen Abbey for an 8-under 64 and one-stroke victory.

Australia’s Min Woo Lee wins US Junior Amateur

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Australia’s Min Woo Lee waited out a 47-minute weather delay to hole the winning 3 1/2-foot birdie putt Saturday in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship.

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Amateur stays in fight as Kraft fades

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Jared du Toit was in position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 62 years — and the first amateur to break through on the PGA Tour in 25 seasons.

Golf: Corinth’s Goodwin advances to U.S. Junior final

Noah Goodwin of Corinth will try to become the seventh Texan to win the U.S. Junior Amateur since 1999 when he plays Min Woo Lee of Australia in today’s 36-hole final.

Golf: Kraft remains one shot behind leaders

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to make up a lot of ground to do it.

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Kraft one shot back at Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian Open lead with Luke List.

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Mickelson chasing Nicklaus’ other mark

TROON, Scotland — Tiger Woods isn’t the only player chasing Jack Nicklaus in the majors. So is Phil Mickelson. Only one of them has been making progress over the last four years.


Troon trumps Turnberry with better golf

TROON, Scotland — Turnberry had the bigger stars. Troon had the better golf. That, along with 20 miles of Ayrshire coastline, might be all that separates two of the most compelling duels in 156 years of the British Open.

Villegas skipping Rio, citing tour status

TROON, Scotland — Camilo Villegas of Colombia pulled out of the Olympics on Monday because he is trying to keep his job on the PGA Tour.

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Stenson outduels Mickelson for Open

TROON, Scotland — Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages. He kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, and he needed each one to stay ahead of Phil Mickelson in a British Open duel that ranked among the best in major championship history.

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Ko outlasts Jutanugarn, Lee in Marathon playoff

SYLVANIA, Ohio — Lydia Ko outlasted Ariya Jutanugarn and Mirim Lee to win the Marathon Classic on Sunday for her fourth LPGA Tour victory of the season.

Stenson passes Mickelson by a shot at the Open

TROON, Scotland — Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship. They matched birdies and improbable par saves.

Beef big hit at Open

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Where’s the beef at the British Open? On the leaderboard. Andrew Johnston, a burly, bearded Englishman who answers to “Beef,” has become the fan favorite at Royal Troon with his brilliant shots and jovial demeanor.

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Birdies give Kim LPGA lead

SYLVANIA, Ohio — Hyo Joo Kim had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and shot a 7-under 64 at Highland Meadows on Saturday to open a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Tour’s Marathon Classic.


Lefty shines in wind, rain

TROON, Scotland — Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and had stretched his lead.