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McIlroy stumbles to 74, worst start in 2 months

McIlroy stumbles to 74, worst start in 2 months

PARAMUS, N.J. | Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months.

August 21, 2014 6:45 pm

McIlroy not wrapped up in torches or rivalries

PARAMUS, N.J. | Rory McIlroy stands a good chance to be part of golf's next rivalry.

August 20, 2014 3:22 pm

McIlroy wants strong finish to great year

McIlroy wants strong finish to great year

PARAMUS, N.J. | The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn't even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake.

August 20, 2014 2:35 pm

Mahan wants to stay in hunt for stretch drive

Mahan wants to stay in hunt for stretch drive

PARAMUS, N.J. | The swing was efficient as ever, and the ball soared toward the far end of the range with a tight draw as Hunter Mahan held his pose.

August 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. | Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume.

August 17, 2014 8:30 pm

Mickelson gets boost going into FedEx Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Phil Mickelson left the PGA Championship as a runner-up in a major for the ninth time in his career, though this one at least kept alive one streak involving the Ryder Cup and another involving the FedEx Cup.

August 12, 2014 4:58 pm

McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship.

August 10, 2014 8:30 pm

Players upset playing ball down at rain-soaked PGA

Players upset playing ball down at rain-soaked PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Heavy rain at PGA Championship brought another round of player complaints about not being allowed to lift, clean and place their golf balls in soggy conditions.

August 10, 2014 8:30 pm

Lefty ready to get back to work after loss at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Phil Mickelson hardly sounded like a guy who nearly won his sixth major championship.

August 10, 2014 8:30 pm

'Lefty' in the mix at three shots back

'Lefty' in the mix at three shots back

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Phil Mickelson is feeling a lot better about his longest winless streak in more than a decade.

August 09, 2014 8:29 pm

McIlroy shoots 67 to maintain 1-shot lead at PGA Championship

McIlroy shoots 67 to maintain 1-shot lead at PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Rory McIlroy played the kind of golf Saturday that typically would put him in control at a major championship. Staked to a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship, he made three birdies over his last four holes for a 4-under 67.

August 09, 2014 6:53 pm Photos

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Woods struggles to 74; McIlroy charges at PGA

Woods struggles to 74; McIlroy charges at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | For Rory McIlroy, the shockingly bad shot came out of nowhere.

August 07, 2014 6:34 pm

Fowler playing week before majors and liking it

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Rickie Fowler first began working with Butch Harmon last year at the British Open, not knowing whether it would take two months or two years to see some results. The turnaround was quicker than he imagined.

August 06, 2014 6:40 pm

Woods ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

Woods ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship.

August 06, 2014 5:26 pm Photos

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Jason Dufner ailing as he defends PGA Championship

Jason Dufner ailing as he defends PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Jason Dufner knows what he needs to do.

August 06, 2014 5:00 pm

Sergio Garcia back in mix for majors again

Sergio Garcia back in mix for majors again

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | The only thing worse than being mentioned as the best player without a major is not being mentioned at all.

August 06, 2014 11:28 am

Kaymer: shoulder slightly injured at British Open

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Martin Kaymer looked unbeatable earlier this year when he went wire-to-wire (with ties) to win The Players Championship, and then wire-to-wire (no ties) for an eight-shot victory in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.

August 05, 2014 6:39 pm

Rory McIlroy wary of all the hype entering PGA

Rory McIlroy wary of all the hype entering PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. | Golf stories about Rory McIlroy are a lot more flattering than those a year ago. And if he reads too much into them, they can be a lot more dangerous.

August 05, 2014 3:45 pm

McIlroy wins and goes back to No. 1

AKRON, Ohio | From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.

August 03, 2014 7:30 pm

Garcia clings to 3-shot lead over McIlroy

Garcia clings to 3-shot lead over McIlroy

AKRON, Ohio | Sergio Garcia was in the trees left of the 18th fairway, looking through a gap in the branches to find a way out. Ahead of him was Rory McIlroy, giving his 35-foot birdie putt a little body English before it fell for birdie.

August 02, 2014 5:37 pm

Another decent start for Woods at Firestone

Another decent start for Woods at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio | Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational.

July 31, 2014 6:16 pm

Ben Crane celebrates a PGA Tour win with a party

Ben Crane celebrates a PGA Tour win with a party

AKRON, Ohio | Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.

July 29, 2014 6:55 pm

Woods faces 2 big weeks that shape rest of season

Woods faces 2 big weeks that shape rest of season

AKRON, Ohio | The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.

July 29, 2014 5:45 pm

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

July 22, 2014 5:15 pm

McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever

HOYLAKE, England | The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

July 21, 2014 8:15 pm

The 2 secret words for McIlroy: Process and spot

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy looked out at a room packed with reporters and knew he was going to disappoint them.

July 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

HOYLAKE, England | Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.

July 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Fowler runner-up again, but nice consolation prize

HOYLAKE, England | For Rickie Fowler, this is getting downright familiar.

July 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Tiger Woods keeps going in wrong direction at British Open

Tiger Woods keeps going in wrong direction at British Open

HOYLAKE, England | Tiger Woods was the last to tee off Saturday in the British Open. He had the biggest gallery. It might have seemed like old times for Woods in the major championships except for one tiny detail.

July 19, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Rory McIlroy builds commanding 6-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy builds commanding 6-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.

July 19, 2014 5:15 pm

Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

HOYLAKE, England | From the time they faced each other in the Walker Cup, a couple of 18-year-olds with the world at their feet, Rickie Fowler figured he'd go at it again someday with Rory McIlroy in a major championship.

July 19, 2014 1:49 pm

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.

July 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Great stretch gives Tiger Woods good start

Great stretch gives Tiger Woods good start

HOYLAKE, England | The warm ovation Tiger Woods heard walking up the 18th fairway at Royal Liverpool sounded familiar, even if the circumstances were not.

July 17, 2014 4:22 pm

Mickelson starts Open with a sluggish round

HOYLAKE, England | Tiger Woods was playing his second shot into the par-5 18th when he made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing Thursday at the British Open.

July 17, 2014 4:19 pm

Factory worker makes it a blue-collar British Open

Factory worker makes it a blue-collar British Open

HOYLAKE, England | John Singleton had just finished up a practice round along the Irish Sea when four young girls approached him from the other side of the fence.

July 16, 2014 3:02 pm

British Open a new golf course, a new Woods

British Open a new golf course, a new Woods

HOYLAKE, England | Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.

July 15, 2014 12:46 pm

McIlroy has to get past that '2nd-round thing'

McIlroy has to get past that '2nd-round thing'

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy calls it his "second-round thing."

July 15, 2014 8:56 am

Mo Martin, with eagle on 18, wins Women's British

SOUTHPORT, England | Mo Martin knew she hit her 3-wood exactly how she wanted on the 18th hole at Royal Birkdale.

July 13, 2014 4:45 pm

Inbee Park has 1-shot lead at Royal Birkdale

Inbee Park has 1-shot lead at Royal Birkdale

SOUTHPORT, England | One year later, Inbee Park is still chasing history at the Women's British Open.

July 12, 2014 5:45 pm

Michelle Wie, Stacy Lewis: friends linked by golf

Michelle Wie, Stacy Lewis: friends linked by golf

SOUTHPORT, England | The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.

July 08, 2014 7:07 pm

Rose blooms after late mistake at Congressional

Rose blooms after late mistake at Congressional

Justin Rose got his mistake out of the way one hole early and won the Quicken Loans National in a playoff Sunday over Shawn Stefani.

June 29, 2014 8:30 pm

A short return for Tiger Woods at Congressional

A short return for Tiger Woods at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. | Tiger Woods never felt so good after playing so badly.

June 27, 2014 7:34 pm

Woods raises the energy level on PGA Tour

Woods raises the energy level on PGA Tour

BETHESDA, Md. | Nobody has fielded more questions about Tiger Woods over his career than Ernie Els, at times to the point that it exasperates him.

June 25, 2014 3:55 pm

Woods says he's ahead of schedule and without pain

Woods says he's ahead of schedule and without pain

BETHESDA, Md. | About two dozen photographers lined up in a row on the range Tuesday at Congressional, a reminder that golf is different when Tiger Woods is around.

June 24, 2014 2:45 pm

Michelle Wie holds on to win US Women's Open

Michelle Wie holds on to win US Women's Open

PINEHURST, N.C. | Michelle Wie finally delivered a performance worthy of the hype that has been heaped on her since she was a teenager.

June 22, 2014 6:00 pm

Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire US Open win

PINEHURST, N.C. | Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.

June 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Todd tumbles down US Open leaderboard with 79

Todd tumbles down US Open leaderboard with 79

PINEHURST, N.C. | The bogeys piled up in a hurry for Brendon Todd.

June 14, 2014 7:33 pm

Graeme McDowell's slide continues at US Open

Graeme McDowell's slide continues at US Open

PINEHURST, N.C. | Graeme McDowell spent as much energy Saturday fighting frustration as he did the demanding conditions at the U.S. Open.

June 14, 2014 5:39 pm

McDowell misses in all the right places at U.S. Open

McDowell misses in all the right places at U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. | Graeme McDowell watched countryman and playing partner Rory McIlroy boom shot after shot, attacking the treacherous greens at Pinehurst No. 2 every chance he got.

June 12, 2014 6:40 pm

Martin Kaymer seizes lead with 65

Martin Kaymer seizes lead with 65

PINEHURST, N.C. | There was something unusual in the opening round of the U.S. Open.

June 12, 2014 6:25 pm
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