Saturday, July 22, 2017

Golf

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy plays out of the bunker on the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth rated his opening 5-under 65 at the British Open as one of the top five or six rounds he has ever ...
A greenkeeper mows the light rough round the edge of the 6th green during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

BY STEVE DOUGLAS SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Martin Kaymer was approaching the sixth tee during a practice round at Royal Birkdale when he told his playing partners that he was ...
Sweden's Henrik Stenson signs autographs after a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Mark O’Meara was supposed to hit the first tee shot to start the 146th British Open. He wound up hitting two of them. ...
South Korea's Sung Hyun Park, center, poses for a photo with Eric Trump, right, and Trump's wife Lara Yunaska after winning the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J.

BY TOM CANAVAN BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — After weeks of uncertainty, the U.S. Women’s Open stopped being about President Donald Trump, his course and his views toward women and it ...
Sweden's Anna Nordqvist tees off on the first hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament Friday, July 14, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J.

BY TOM CANAVAN BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng increased her lead in the U.S. Women’s Open and lost the spotlight. It happens when the president of the United States ...
U.S President Donald Trump applauds as he attends the Bastille Day parade in Paris, Friday, July 14, 2017.

BY STEVE DOUGLAS IRVINE, Scotland (AP) — President Donald Trump’s golf course in northern Scotland most likely won’t stage the Scottish Open because the title sponsor says political questions present ...
In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Johnny Miller stands on the 18th green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the trophy presentation of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament, in Napa, California.

BY DOUG FERGUSON Television viewers haven’t heard the last of Johnny Miller just yet. Miller says he thought this might be his final year in the broadcast booth for NBC ...
In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on hole 10th during the 1st round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Tiger Woods says he’s checked out of the clinic where he went to get help dealing with pain medications, adding he will “continue to tackle this going forward.” The treatment ...
Danielle Kang, right, receives a kiss from her mom Grace Lee as Kang hold the championship trophy after winning the Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Olympia Fields Country Club, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Olympia Fields, Ill.

BY JAY COHEN OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — From a young age, Danielle Kang’s parents instilled in her the belief that anything was possible. Even major championships. Kang birdied the ...
Jordan Spieth, right, celebrates with caddie Michael Greller after Spieth holed a bunker shot on a playoff hole on the 18th hole to win the Travelers Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Cromwell, Conn.

BY PAT EATON-ROBB CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in ...
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