Golf

5:19 PM ET Hideki Matsuyama is making his first start since winning the Masters last month, looking to regain the form that saw him become the first male Japanese golfer to win a major championship. There was little time for Matsuyama to work on his game as he went home to Japan immediately after his
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3:59 PM ET World No. 1 Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson, citing knee discomfort. Johnson made the announcement Monday. He last played in the Valspar Championship from Apil 29 to May 2, finishing 48th. “It is with deepest regret that I must withdraw from this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson,” Johnson
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12:41 PM ET Associated Press Dustin Johnson says it was surreal sinking the final putt to win last year’s Travelers Championship with fewer than 40 spectators politely clapping instead of the thousands that usually fill the bowl surrounding the 18th green at TPC River Highlands. The PGA Tour event in Connecticut was among the first
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5:39 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bryson DeChambeau made the most of his adventurous weekend, returning from his Dallas home early Saturday morning after he believed he had missed the cut at the Wells Fargo Championship to shoot a pair of 68s and move into the top 10. DeChambeau, who is ranked fifth in the
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7:31 AM ET Ariya Jutanugarn finally got her hands on the Honda LPGA Thailand title after 14 years of trying on Sunday, beating compatriot Atthaya Thitikul by one stroke in a dramatic finish to the $1.6 million tournament. Having hit a ninth birdie at the 18th hole to sign for a flawless 63, the 25-year-old
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9:17 PM ET Associated Press JUNO BEACH, Fla. — Cole Hammer and Ricky Castillo each won two matches Saturday in the Walker Cup and the United States took a 7-5 lead into the final day as it goes for its fifth straight victory on home soil. Hammer teamed with Davis Thompson in the morning to
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7:03 PM ET Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Defending champion Steve Stricker made a long eagle putt on the final hole for 7-under 65 and the third-round lead Saturday in the Regions Tradition, the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors. Stricker moved a stroke ahead of Alex Cejka with the eagle that got him
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11:32 AM ET Associated Press PATTAYA, Thailand — Patty Tavatanakit struggled on the front nine but will take a one-shot lead over fellow Thai Atthaya Thitikul and German Caroline Masson into final round of the LPGA Thailand tournament. Tavatanakit recovered from her slow start to shoot a 2-under 70 in the third round at Siam
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8:24 PM ET ESPN News Services CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Phil Mickelson was 11 shots worse than his previous round at Quail Hollow. Bryson DeChambeau made an 8 on his 16th hole and headed straight for the exit. Turns out nothing was as bad as it seemed Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship. Morning gusts gave
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12:33 PM ET Associated Press JUNO BEACH, Fla. — Members of the U.S. and Great Britain & Ireland teams at the Walker Cup are dealing with a stomach bug and are under observation at the team hotel, organizers said Friday. The amateur golf tournament is held every other year and is set to begin Saturday
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7:11 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Just last week, Phil Mickelson complained about his inability to focus properly as he struggled yet again, missing the cut at the Valspar Championship. It was Joel Dahmen who got Mickelson’s full attention Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship, when Dahmen mentioned him in a couple of good-natured social
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6:22 PM ET Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Darren Clarke took the lead Thursday in the Regions Tradition, opening with a 6-under 66 in the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors. The 2011 British Open champion from Northern Ireland had a one-stroke lead over Stephen Ames and Jerry Kelly at Greystone Golf & Country
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11:55 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Phil Mickelson will be 51 next month and admits his golf career his winding down. So the idea of being offered a reported $100-million per year to play in a rival golf league to the PGA Tour is understandably something that would give him pause. Mickelson acknowledged Wednesday that
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2:40 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Premier Golf League, which was promising multimillion-dollar guarantees to top-ranked golfers to break away from the PGA and European Tours, has reemerged with big offers to Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka and Phil Mickelson. The Daily Telegraph reported that the “World Tour” would begin in September 2022,
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