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Jim Furyk never quit his day job. It just seemed that way. During the 31 tournaments he played over 20 months, his identity was no longer U.S. Open champion, FedEx Cup champion or 17-time winner on the PGA Tour. He was the Ryder Cup captain responsible for everything from team...
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour is pressing ahead with staging a golf event in Saudi Arabia for the first time next year despite the kingdom facing mounting criticism for its involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi International, to...
TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Nelly Korda shot a 4-under 68 to win the Taiwan Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA tour title. Korda — the younger sister of Jessica Korda, who has won five titles on the LPGA tour — had an eagle on the par-5 sixth hole and added two more birdies at...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Ryan Armour's attempt at winning back-to-back Sanderson Farms Championships will involve fighting fatigue as much as what the golf course throws his way. The 42-year-old will starts his title defense at the Country Club of Jackson on Thursday just two days...
SHANGHAI (AP) — Brooks Koepka is having the kind of year he only imagined in his dreams, and he's not ready for it to end. In June, he became the first player in 29 years to win back-to-back in the U.S. Open. In August, he played some his best golf amid ear-splitting cheers for...
Paul Azinger used to say for years that the only thing that made a player choke was cash or prestige. So he's not afraid to use the word "choke." Just don't expect to hear it when he takes over for Johnny Miller on NBC Sports next year. Azinger has pledged to call the shots the...
Reaching No. 1 in the world felt even sweeter to Brooks Koepka because of how he got there. Golf is about winning, and the world ranking is merely a result of that. For all the math involved in a formula that tries to measure performance over two years, it's a lot easier to...
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades. Miller is retiring. His last tournament will be the Phoenix...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The PGA Tour Champions has announced that Dominion Energy has agreed to a 10-year extension of its sponsorship of a tour stop in Richmond. The extension, announced on the day before the opening day of the tour's annual visit to the Country Club of Virginia's...