Saturday, October 21, 2017

Golf

Jon Rahm of Spain hits from the second fairway during the second round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass. Saturday Sept. 2, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Jon Rahm accomplished so much so quickly that he began to wonder what else was left for him to achieve in his first ...
Dustin Johnson sostiene su trofeo tras ganar el torneo Northern Trust en un desempate ante Jordan Spieth, el domingo 27 de agosto de 2017, en Old Westbury, Nueva York

BY DOUG FERGUSON OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — For a guy who can make golf look easy, Dustin Johnson can’t remember a victory more difficult. He was five shots behind ...
Michelle Wie, of the United States, takes part in the pro-am at the 2017 CP Women's Open of the LPGA Tour in Ottawa on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — The Northern Trust might be one tournament that can change a player’s season without even having to win. Sean O’Hair fits into ...
Defending champion Jason Day, of Australia, left, talks with Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, right, as they practice for the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament at Austin County Club, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

BY DOUG FERGUSON Ten days ago, Rory McIlroy wasn’t sure if he was going to play the rest of the year. A week off made him feel good enough that ...
In this Thursday, April 5, 2007, file photo, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne, left, stands with honorary starter Arnold Palmer before the first round of the 2007 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

BY DOUG FERGUSON AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Billy Payne is retiring as chairman of Augusta National and the Masters, ending 11 years of substantial change that included the club having ...
United States' Lizette Salas, center, celebrates with teammates after her singles match against Europe's Jodi Ewart Shadoff, of England, in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

BY LUKE MEREDITH WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four years ago, Team Europe celebrated the most decisive win in Solheim Cup history — on American soil, no less. Captain ...
Henrik Stenson watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.

BY JOEDY McCREARY GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record — and ...
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) passes as Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack (52) applies pressure during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

BY JOSH DUBOW OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland’s first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting defense ...
In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

BY TERRY SPENCER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on ...
Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C.

BY DOUG FERGUSON CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn’t think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship. And at ...
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