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  • McIlroy brings a different, conservative game to Sawgrass

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy turns into a different player when he tees it up at the TPC Sawgrass. It’s not by choice. McIlroy found out quickly that his free-swinging power game…

  • Walker Cup teammates Smith, White win Four-Ball

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Cup teammates Nathan Smith and Todd White won the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball on Wednesday, beating Sherrill Britt and Greg Earnhardt 7 and 5 in the championship match. Smith and…

  • Brooke Henderson receives spot in Kingsmill Championship

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Brooke Henderson received the final sponsor exemption Wednesday to the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship next week. The 17-year-old Canadian finished third two weeks ago in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in…

  • U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Results

    Wednesday At Lake Course at The OlymicClub San Francisco Yardage: 6,981; Par 70 Semifinals Upper Bracket Sherrill Britt, West End, N.C. & Greg Earnhardt, Greensboro, N.C. def. Scott Harvey, Greensboro, N.C. & Todd Mitchell, Bloomington,…

  • Two German champions in field at Players

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Martin Kaymer was nervous the first time he met Bernhard Langer, the two-time Masters champion and Germany’s greatest golfer. That was natural. Kaymer was a teenager playing the BMW…

  • McIlroy, Spieth linked closer now at Players Championship

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy remembers a 19-year-old Texan who was polished for his age and didn’t appear to have a glaring weakness in his game. That was the Texas Open two…

  • U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Results

    Tuesday At Lake Course at The OlymicClub San Francisco YardageL 6,981; Par 70 Round of 16 Upper Bracket Draegen Majors, Tulsa, Okla. & Brooks Price, Dallas, Texas def. Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif. & Viraat…

  • Walker Cup teammates advance to semifinals of Four-Ball

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Cup teammates Nathan Smith and Todd White advanced to the semifinals of the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball on Tuesday by beating a pair of California brothers. Smith and White didn’t…

  • Woods has memories of Peete, but never a meeting

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Calvin Peete competed in The Players Championship for the last time a year before Tiger Woods turned pro. Woods said he never had a chance to meet him, though…

  • Players Championship should focus on what it is

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The criteria to be considered for the World Golf Hall of Fame smacks of yet another effort by the PGA Tour to make The Players Championship something it’s not.…

  • Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father’s death

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life. He…

  • Stanford duo gets off to winning start

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford teammates Maverick McNealy and Viraat Badhwar kept up their momentum from qualifying with a 6-and-4 victory to easily advance out of the first round of the inaugural U.S Amateur Four-Ball…

  • 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Results

    Monday At Lake Course At Olympic Country Club San Francisco Yardage: 6,981; Par: 70 (34-36) First Round, Match Play Upper Bracket Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif. and Viraat Badhwar, Australia, def. Erik Ciotti, Winfield, Ill.…

  • World Golf Ranking

    Through May 3 1. Rory McIlroy NIR 12.62 2. Jordan Spieth USA 9.05 3. Henrik Stenson SWE 7.25 4. Bubba Watson USA 7.15 5. Jim Furyk USA 6.98 6. Justin Rose ENG 6.43 7. Jason…

  • McIlroy, Spieth together in opening 2 rounds of Players

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The match that didn’t happen in San Francisco will be available in stroke play at The Players Championship this week. Match Play winner Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Jordan…