Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Golf

Golden State Warriors NBA basketball player Stephen Curry follows his drive from the ninth tee during the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Hayward, Calif.

BY JANIE McCAULEY HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to ...
Matt Kuchar, of the United States, hits out of the bunker on the fourth hole during the second round of the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey Golf Club, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Oakville, Ontario.

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Matt Kuchar rallied to make the cut in the RBC Canadian Open on Friday, a day after fighting dizzy spells. Coming off a second-place finish Sunday ...
People take cover as play is suspended due to lightning during the first round of the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario, Thursday July 27, 2017.

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Matt Kuchar fought dizzy spells in the first round of the RBC Canadian Open on Thursday, four days after finishing second behind Jordan Spieth in the ...
Winner Jordan Spieth of the United States, right, and runner up Matt Kuchar of the United States look at the trophy after the final round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Sunday July 23, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British Open. ...
A groundsman prepares the 18th green ahead of the final round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Sunday July 23, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth faced more blustery conditions at Royal Birkdale as he set out to try to win the third leg of the career ...
South Africa's Branden Grace waves as he makes his way along the 18th fairway during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Saturday July 22, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Branden Grace posted the lowest 18-hole score in 157 years and 422 major championships, and he didn’t even know it. He knocked in ...
Jordan Spieth of the United States plays a shot on the 6th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Friday July 21, 2017.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course. He spent Friday morning at ...
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. ...
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