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Tiger working on regaining fitness

Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Woods said Monday his strength has returned from “busting my butt in the gym pretty hard” and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn’t ...

Sep 17, 2014

McIlroy named PGA's top player

Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America’s player of the year for the second time. McIlroy won the points-based player of the year award on the strength of his two majors at the British Open and PGA Championship. Winning ...

Suzuki becomes youngest Japan LPGA Championship winner

Sep 14, 2014

Suzuki becomes youngest Japan LPGA Championship winner

Ai Suzuki earned her first title on Japan’s LPGA tour on Sunday, capturing the LPGA Championship by one stroke and replacing Ai Miyazato as the event’s youngest winner. Suzuki, at the age of 20 years, 128 days, seized the lead on the second day ...

Sep 14, 2014

McIlroy, Horschel tied for lead

Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose. Except now he has so much to gain. McIlroy was plodding along Saturday in the Tour Championship, frustrated by a pair of ...

Sep 14, 2014

Norman survives chainsaw accident

Golf great Greg Norman said he was recovering in a U.S. hospital Sunday after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw. Australia’s former world No. 1 posted a photo to Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with his left arm heavily ...

Sep 13, 2014

U.S. triumphs in World Amateur Team Championship

SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau birdied the final hole and Canadian playing partner Corey Conners closed with a bogey to give the United States a two-stroke victory Saturday in the World Amateur Team Championship. The United States won the Eisenhower Trophy for the record 15th ...

Matsuyama qualifies for season-ending Tour Championship

Sep 8, 2014

Matsuyama qualifies for season-ending Tour Championship

Hideki Matsuyama qualified for next week’s Tour Championship after finishing 20th with a 4-under 276 at the BMW Championship on Sunday. The result left Matsuyama 28th in the FedEx Cup standings. The top 30 appear in the Tour Championship starting Thursday, which allowed Matsuyama ...

Sep 8, 2014

Horschel hangs on for BMW title

The bad swing a week ago is a distant memory. The blown lead Sunday — that wasn’t enough to derail Billy Horschel, either. Horschel let a three-shot lead drop to nothing early in the final round of the BMW Championship before rebounding for a ...

Garcia takes control in second round

Sep 6, 2014

Garcia takes control in second round

Sergio Garcia hit great shots that led to eagle, birdie and par Friday. They carried him to a 6-under 64, giving him a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship on ever-changing Cherry Hills. Garcia holed out from a greenside bunker ...

Palmer shoots 63 to grab early lead

Aug 30, 2014

Palmer shoots 63 to grab early lead

Ryan Palmer has felt all year that something special was going to happen. For now, he’ll take his lowest round of the season. Palmer took only 21 putts and made birdie on half of his holes Friday on the TPC Boston, giving him an ...

Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Aug 26, 2014

Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no major wins. Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval ...

Ueda ends three-year title drought

Aug 24, 2014

Ueda ends three-year title drought

Former money winner Momoko Ueda captured the CAT Ladies by a single shot to end a three-year drought on Sunday. “It was a long time. A really, really long time,” said a tearful Ueda, a former U.S. LPGA Tour cardholder who won for the ...

Scott, Tringale take charge

Aug 23, 2014

Scott, Tringale take charge

Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year — a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title. Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round Friday, and then closed ...