Steve Stricker

Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state

Steve Stricker was appointed Ryder Cup captain Wednesday, in charge of an American team trying to win back the trophy in his home state of Wisconsin.
Golf
February 20

Spieth's caddie leaves Mexico upon death of father

The caddie for Jordan Spieth has left the Mexico Championship because of the death of his father.
Golf
February 20

A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They were screaming one word that translates in any language at the Mexico Championship.
Golf
February 19
In this Feb. 9, 2018, photo, Tony Romo waves after hitting the ball out of a bunker and close to the pin during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Be

Romo will tee off at home in Nelson for 2nd PGA Tour chance

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will get to play at home when he gets another shot on the PGA Tour.
Golf
February 19

Column: Spieth keeping patience amid worst slump of career

For a brief moment, Jordan Spieth had reason to believe he finally caught a good break with a bad shot.
Martin Kaymer, of Germany, looks at his name on top of the leaderboard on the second hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in
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Golf
February 19

PGA Tour contemplating cut to top 65 and ties

The PGA Tour again is taking a close look at changing the size of its cuts, and this time the idea appears to have some legs.
Golf
February 18
Jason Day is the third player in the world rankings’ top 15 who has committed to play in the inaugural 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine this Jul

Big day for 3M Open: Jason Day commits to play

The 31-year-old Australian is the third player in the world rankings' top 15 who has committed to play at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine in July.
Golf
February 18
J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round and won a marathon finish Sunday in the Genesis Open for his first victory in three ye

Holmes rallies to win a marathon finish at Riviera

A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy with so many footprints over nine hours, and wind that made Riviera tougher than ever.
Golf
February 17

J.B. Holmes outlasts Justin Thomas on long day at Riviera

J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round and won a marathon finish Sunday in the Genesis Open for his first victory in three years and a trip back to the Masters.
Golf
February 17

New Zealander Ryan Fox wins European Tour's Super 6 event

Ryan Fox won the World Super 6 Perth Lake Karrinyup, beating Spain's Adrian Otaegui in the match-play final.
Golf
February 17
Martin Kaymer, of Germany, looks at his name on top of the leaderboard on the second hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in

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Golf
February 17

Miguel Angel Jimenez wins Chubb Classic

Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his seventh PGA Tour Champions title, beating Bernhard Langer and Olin Browne with a 5-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff.
Golf
February 17

Nelly Korda clinches genuine family Grand Slam in Australia

Nelly Korda added to her family's impressive sports pedigree Down Under with a win Sunday in the Women's Australian Open.
Golf
February 16
Tiger Woods hit his second shot on the 11th hole during the third round of the Genesis Open

Tiger surges, Thomas leaves Riviera with 1-shot lead and long day ahead

Tiger Woods had Riviera rocking with cheers that could be heard a half-mile away, three birdies and an eagle in his opening four holes for his hottest start on the PGA Tour in nearly 10 years.
Golf
February 16

Gene Littler, US Amateur and US Open champion, dies

Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title at Oakland Hills, has died.
Golf
February 16

Tanigawa, Day, Ames share Chubb Classic lead

Ken Tanigawa had six back-nine birdies in a 5-under 66 for a share of the Chubb Classic lead Saturday with Glen Day and Stephen Ames.
Golf
February 16

Column: Stiffing your caddie is never a good look

Matt Kuchar could have avoided a lot of damage by keeping his wallet open and his mouth closed.Like many of golf's entitled multimillionaires, though, he…
Golf
February 16

Sweden's Langfors leads by 1 after 3 rounds of World Super 6

Sweden's Per Langfors was at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds of the World Super 6, with Ireland's Paul Dunne, Norway's Kristoffer Reitan and Australian Brad Kennedy one stroke behind in the European Tour event.
Golf
February 16

Nelly Korda has 3-shot lead into Australian Open's 4th round

Nelly Korda made up for an early bogey on the back nine with three consecutive birdies and four on her final six holes to shoot a 5-under 67 Saturday and take a three-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA's Women's Australian Open.
Golf
February 15
Justin Thomas chips onto the seventh green at the Genesis Open

Thomas, Scott share lead at rain-delayed Riviera

Justin Thomas was playing well enough to want to keep going, with six birdies in a seven-hole stretch before it was too dark to continue Friday at the Genesis Open.
Golf
February 15

Kuchar apologizes, pledges $50,000 to Mayakoba caddie

Matt Kuchar apologized Friday for what he said were insensitive comments about the caddie he used at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last fall and said he would pay the $50,000 the caddie requested.
Golf
February 15

Sandy Lyle, Stephen Ames share PGA Tour Champions lead

Playing partners Sandy Lyle and Stephen Ames matched the course record at 8-under 63 to share the first-round lead Friday in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic.
Golf
February 15

Webb has moment to forget, trails in Women's Australian Open

Karrie Webb had one of those moments during the Women's Australian Open on Friday that might have made her feel like one of the weekend golfers following her behind the spectator ropes at The Grange, or watching on television.
Golf
February 15

Pieters among 4 tied for lead midway through World Super 6

Thomas Pieters battled the wind to shoot a 6-under-par 66 and move into a four-way tie for the lead after the second round of the European Tour's World Super 6 on Friday.
Golf
February 14
Jordan Spieth chips onto the 13th green during the first round of the Genesis Open

Spieth tied for lead after 12 holes at rainy Riviera

One of the wildest pars Phil Mickelson ever made didn't even count. Neither did one of the worst lies Jordan Spieth ever had.
Golf
February 14

Head pro makes a 17 in Web.com Tour event

Ben DeArmond had a debut to remember on the Web.com Tour because of one hole he will never forget — a score of 17 on the par-4 second hole Thursday in the Lecom Suncoast Classic.
Golf
February 14

Lucy Li keeps amateur status after warning from USGA

Teen prodigy Lucy Li gets to keep her amateur status after the USGA gave her a warning for appearing in an Apple Watch advertisement.
Golf
February 14

Five-time winner Webb 2 strokes behind at Australian Open

Karrie Webb's bid for a sixth Women's Australian Open title began with a 5-under 67 at The Grange, leaving her two strokes behind first-round leaders Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Wei-Ling Hsu.
Golf
February 14

Two tied for lead at World Super 6 European Tour event

Miguel Tabuena birdied nine of his first 10 holes Thursday on his way to a 7-under-par 65 and a share of the first-round lead at the World Super 6 European Tour event at Lake Karrinyup.
Golf
February 13
Tiger Woods warns spectators that someone is hitting behind them during the Pro-Am round of the Genesis Open

Woods gets elevated status at Riviera, now wants victory

Tiger Woods and his TGR Foundation took over the Genesis Open at Riviera two years ago, and now the PGA Tour is elevating it to the same status as tournaments hosted by Jack Nicklaus and the late Arnold Palmer.
Golf
February 13

Garcia apologizes, wants to be 'best behaved' in golf

Sergio Garcia apologized in a statement and in person to the players in his group when he damaged five greens at the Saudi International. He apologized in a social media post and in an interview at his locker Wednesday at Riviera.
Golf
February 13
Phil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods

Column: Woods, Mickelson still going strong

The 144-man field at Riviera has 88 players who have combined to win 496 times on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson account for 25 percent of those victories. No one should be surprised.
Golf
February 11
Phil Mickelson greeted fans walking off the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament Monda

Mickelson finishes off a fifth win at Pebble Beach

Phil Mickelson is closing in on three decades on the PGA Tour and a half-century on Earth, and he still feels his best golf is good enough.
Golf
February 10
Paul Casey followed his drive from the third tee as Phil Mickelson looked on during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament Su

Mickelson beats everyone but the dark at Pebble

Phil Mickelson had almost everything go his way Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Golf
February 10

Phil Mickelson on brink of 5th Pebble Beach victory

Phil Mickelson put himself on the brink of a fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach pro-am by turning a three-shot deficit into a three-shot lead when a wild day of weather kept him from finishing Sunday.
Golf
February 10

Bernhard Langer wins home PGA Tour Champions event

Bernhard Langer made himself right at home in the Oasis Championship.
Golf
February 10

Boutier, Law take Vic Open golf titles in Australia

Celine Boutier of France claimed a two-stroke victory in the LPGA's Vic Open on Sunday while Scotland's David Law made eagle on the par-5 18th to win the men's title by a stroke over Australians Brad Kennedy and Wade Ormsby.
Golf
February 9
Paul Casey hits his approach shot up to the 18th green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Casey leads by 3 over Mickelson at Pebble Beach

Bill Murray met a pair of baby kangaroos from the Monterey Zoo. Jerry Kelly tried to mimic the peculiar post-swing moves of Ho Sung Choi. Jordan Spieth sent players and fans along two fairways on a frantic search for his tee shot.
Golf
February 9

Bernhard Langer eagles 18th to take PGA Tour Champions lead

Bernhard Langer eagled the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions' Oasis Championship.
Golf
February 9
Jordan Spieth follows his shot up to the 18th green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Wild finish for Mickelson puts him in 4-way tie at Pebble

Phil Mickelson is in a familiar place in familiar conditions at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Golf
February 9

American Kaufman up by 2 into final round of LPGA's Vic Open

Second-round leader Kim Kaufman holed out from the bunker for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole which helped her take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA's Vic Open.