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  • Spieth stumbles out of the blocks at Barclays

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months. Spieth shot a 40 on his back nine and opened The Barclays with…

  • Czech Masters Leading Scores

    Thursday At Albatross Golf Resort Vysoky Ujezd, Czech Republic Purse: $1.15 million Yardage: 7,516; Par: 72 First Round Eduardo De La Riva, Spain 34-31—65 Renato, Paratore, Italy 34-31—65 Sam Hutsby, England 34-32—66 Matthew Fitzpatrick, England…

  • The race for $10 million gets under way at Plainfield

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The points are slightly different for the FedEx Cup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged. For those who narrowly got into the top 125 to qualify for golf’s ultimate bonus series, it’s…

  • Lewis shooting for another LPGA Tour win in Alabama

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Stacy Lewis is ready to finish one spot better. Lewis has been racking up second-place finishes with some regularity since her last win in June 2014. Starting Thursday, she’ll revisit the…

  • Mahan begins long road in the playoffs, with history on side

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Recent history is what gives Hunter Mahan a level of optimism he would not ordinarily have at The Barclays. For the first time in 10 years, he is at risk of…

  • Laurie Rinker wins LPGA T&CP National Championship

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Laurie Rinker won the LPGA T&CP National Championship on Wednesday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-stroke victory over three-time defending champion Jean Bartholomew and Karen Paolozzi. The 52-year-old Rinker…

  • Jason Day tweaks back, withdraws from pro-am

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — PGA champion Jason Day has withdrawn from the pro-am at The Barclays after tweaking his back. Day was moving an item under his motor coach on Tuesday night when he tweaked…

  • Spieth comes full circle to New Jersey at No. 1 in the world

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The words were big and bold coming out of Trump National. Only this time, it wasn’t The Donald doing the talking. It was a 15-year-old from Texas. Jordan Spieth had just…

  • Champions Tour cancels China event because of deadly blast

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Champions Tour has canceled its September tournament in China near the port where an explosion killed more than 100 people and left several more missing. The Pacific Links…

  • Europe completes 12-member team for Solheim Cup

    BERLIN (AP) — Europe captain Carin Koch named her four wild cards for the Solheim Cup on Tuesday, completing the 12-member team to face the United States in September. Caroline Hedwall of Sweden, Karine Icher…

  • Creamer, Lang fill out US team for Solheim Cup

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Juli Inkster completed her Solheim Cup team by adding Brittany Lang and Paula Creamer as captain’s picks Monday night. Creamer has one LPGA Tour victory in the last five years, but…

  • Presidents Cup to reduce number of matches

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The PGA Tour agreed Monday to reduce by four the number of matches in the Presidents Cup, giving the event its fewest matches since it began in 1994. International team captain…

  • LPGA Money Leaders

    Through Aug. 23 Trn Money 1. Inbee Park 19 $2,243,103 2. Lydia Ko 18 $1,703,422 3. Stacy Lewis 19 $1,455,976 4. Sei-Young Kim 19 $1,294,959 5. Amy Yang 18 $1,143,061 6. So Yeon Ryu 19…

  • LPGA Tour Statistics

    Through Aug. 23 Scoring 1, Inbee Park, 69.42. 2, Lydia Ko, 69.68. 3, Stacy Lewis, 69.74. 4, Hyo-Joo Kim, 69.95. 5, So Yeon Ryu, 70.20. 6, Anna Nordqvist, 70.21. 7, Sei-Young Kim, 70.29. 8, Lexi…

  • LPGA Tour Schedule

    Jan. 28-31 — Coates Golf Championship (Na Yeon Choi) Feb. 5-8 — Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic (Sei Young Kim) Feb. 19-22 — ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open (Lydia Ko) Feb. 26-March 1 — Honda…