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  • Stricker has surgery to alleviate pain in hip

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steve Stricker has had surgery on a bulging disk in his lower back to alleviate recurring issues in his hip area. Mario Tiziani, Stricker’s brother-in-law and agent, says the one-hour surgery…

  • 2014 Notable Sports Deaths

    Feb. 1 — Luis Aragones, 75, former soccer coach who shaped the rise of Spain’s national team from a perennial underachiever to global powerhouse with a long-awaited title at the 2008 European Championship. Feb. 1…

  • Masters races to keep field under 100 players

    Here’s a new tradition unlike any other — the race to see if the Masters can keep its field under 100 players by April. For the fourth time in the last five years, at least…

  • The shots that defined the majors

    One putt gave Bubba Watson a rare sense of calm. One swing reminded Martin Kaymer he finally had all the shots. One pitch proved to Rory McIlroy he could master links golf. These were not…

  • Qualifiers for the 2015 Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 90 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 79th Masters, to be played April 9-12 at Augusta National Golf Club. Players listed in only first category…

  • Adam Scott picks Mike Kerr to be new caddie

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Former Masters champion Adam Scott has picked Mike Kerr to be his next caddie. Kerr worked the Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship for Scott, and then was offered the…

  • India’s Arjun Atwal wins Dubai Open

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — India’s Arjun Atwal won the Asian Tour’s season-ending Dubai Open on Sunday, rallying on the final hole to beat 19-year-old South Korean player Wang Jeung-hun by a stroke. A…

  • Willett narrowly earns spot in Masters

    LONDON (AP) — Danny Willett of England is going to the Masters for the first time with a little help from the world ranking formula. Willett, who won the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa two…

  • Dubai Open Leading Scores

    Sunday At The Els Club Dubai, United Arab Emirates Purse: $500,000 Yardage: 7,538; Par: 72 Final Arjun Atwal, India 73-65-68-66—272 Wang Jeung-hun, South Korea 71-67-68-67—273 Simon Yates, Scotland 71-67-69-68—275 Jake Higginbottom, Australia 72-71-69-64—276 Thaworn Wiratchant,…

  • PGA: Golfer, 103, may be oldest to record hole in one

    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A 103-year-old Florida golfer may have made history as the oldest person to record a hole in one. The PGA of America announced on its website that Gus Andreone of Sarasota…

  • Dubai Open Leading Scores

    Saturday At The Els Club Dubai, United Arab Emirates Purse: $500,000 Yardage: 7,538; Par: 72 Third Round Jbe Kruger, South Africa 70-72-64—206 Wang Jeung-hun, South Korea 71-67-68—206 Arjun Atwal, India 73-65-68—206 Shiv Kapur, India 71-66-69—206…

  • India’s Shiv Kapur leads Dubai Open

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — India’s Shiv Kapur holed out from the fairway for eagle on the par-4 first hole and finished with a 6-under 66 on Friday for a share of Dubai Open…

  • Dubai Open Leading Scores

    Friday At The Els Club Dubai, United Arab Emirates Purse: $500,000 Yardage: 7,538; Par: 72 Second Round Shiv Kapur, India 71-66–137 Pavit Tangkamolprasert, Thailand 67-70–137 Arjun Atwal, India 73-65–138 Gaganjeet Bhullar, India 69-69–138 Simon Yates,…

  • Australian Open goes back to The Australian course

    SYDNEY (AP) — American Jordan Spieth will have an opportunity to defend his Australian Open title next year on the same course he won the tournament on three weeks ago. Golf Australia said Friday that…

  • Australia’s Richardson leads Dubai Open

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australia’s Kalem Richardson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Asian Tour’s season-ending Dubai Open. Richardson had an eagle, five birdies and a…