Golf

Jordan Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It's the same week as the Olympics. The PGA Tour announced its 2015-16 schedule on Thursday with several big changes because of golf's return to the Olympics next August in Rio de Janeiro. The...
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Most of the world's top players are skipping the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose wouldn't miss it — even if he weren't the defending champion. Rose won the event in 2010 at Aronimink and last year at Congressional. This year, the Quicken Loans...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while playing...
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Inbee Park resuming her quest for the career Grand Slam. Teenage prodigy Lydia Ko seeking that elusive first major. Michelle Wie going for victory with an injured left foot. The story lines at the Women's British Open this week are abundant and...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfer to earn full-time playing privileges on the PGA Tour, paving the...
The criteria fits for the label as the best player to have never won a major. Seven career victories. Finishing no worse than third in just over 30 percent of the tournaments. The No. 1 player in the world for the first half of the season. Adding to the numbers is being viewed...
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods knows he's played poorly over the past two years. Now, he's facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Normally, the Quicken Loans National would be the beginning of a busy stretch of golf for Woods, including the year's final major, a...
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Billy Hurley III is playing this week's Quicken Loans National while enduring a family crisis — his father, Willard Hurley Jr., has been missing for the past nine days. Hurley broke down in tears as he announced to reporters on Tuesday that his mother has...
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods is running out of opportunities to salvage a lost season. This week's Quicken Loans National could be his second-to-last start before the new PGA Tour season begins in the fall. He's on track to miss the FedEx Cup playoffs, and he needs a...