Golf

6:20 AM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson are representing the LPGA Tour this week in the QBE Shootout. Next year, they will have plenty of company. The QBE Shootout will become a mixed-team event starting in 2023, returning such a format to the schedule for the first time since
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5:28 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Viktor Hovland won the Hero World Challenge with more excitement than he needed Sunday, clinching it with a 20-foot bogey putt on the final hole for a 3-under 69 to join tournament host Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners. Hovland took a 4-shot lead at the
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Dec 4, 2022 Associated Press Rory McIlroy thought his differences with Greg Norman over a Saudi-funded rival golf league had been patched up. That changed when Norman accused him of being “brainwashed” by golf’s ruling brass. “I thought, You know what? I’m going to make it my business now to be as much of a
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9:20 AM ET Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — Thriston Lawrence held on to win his home South African Open despite a final-round 2-over 74 at the Blair Atholl course on Sunday. Lawrence started the day with a 2-shot lead over Clement Sordet of France and despite extending his advantage to 5 strokes early on the back
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Dec 4, 2022 Adrian Meronk is the first Polish player to win the Australian Open after romping to a five-stroke victory at Victoria Golf Club. The DP World Tour star captured the Stonehaven Cup in style with an eagle at the 72nd hole in a closing four-under-par 66 on Sunday. Adrian Meronk denied his childhood
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1:31 AM ET Ashleigh Buhai has survived an afternoon of carnage to win the Australian Open and achieve a feat not even Cameron Smith can claim. The South African prevailed after a dramatic collapse from Sydney prodigy Grace Kim to dash local hopes for another year on Sunday. Buhai closed with a one-over-par 73 at
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6:49 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — The warm sun in the Bahamas brought out plenty of mud on the rain-soaked fairways and created some wild shots for just about everyone but Viktor Hovland. He made 10 birdies Saturday to build a three-shot lead in the Hero World Challenge. Hovland ran off six birdies
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11:15 PM ET Cameron Smith can carry on drinking after his wildly successful 2022 season petered out to an anticlimactic conclusion in Melbourne. Smith missed the Australian Open’s contentious second cut after failing to make up enough ground during a third-round one-under-par 69 at Victoria Golf Club on Saturday. Despite carding his best round of
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6:53 AM ET Adam Scott hopes class and experience will prevail after snatching a share of the Australian Open halfway lead with a spectacular finish to his course-record-equalling second round. Delighting the big gallery, Scott drained a long-range putt from off the green for eagle on the final hole to ice a flawless seven-under-par 63
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10:01 AM ET The LIV Golf League will play tournaments in Australia, Mexico, Singapore and Spain as part of its 14-event schedule in 2023. LIV Golf announced on Wednesday that it will stage events at Mayakoba’s El Camaleon Golf Course (Feb. 24-26), Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore (April 28-30) and Real Club Valderrama in Spain
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11:37 AM ET Tiger Woods on Tuesday said that he had two additional surgeries this year and that the plantar fasciitis in his right foot that will prevent him from playing this week is related to his ongoing recovery from serious injuries suffered in a car wreck outside Los Angeles in February 2021. Woods, 46,
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1:21 PM ET Rory McIlroy had a season to remember, but there’s at least one thing he regrets. “I’m like, ‘F—ing hell, I’ve just given Tiger COVID!'” In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McIlroy recounted the circumstances that he says led to him and Tiger Woods both getting COVID-19 ahead of The Open. McIlroy
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3:17 PM ET Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week’s Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, he announced on Twitter on Monday. The tournament, which benefits the Woods’ charity, TGR Foundation, was supposed to be his first start since he missed the cut in the 150th Open
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7:50 AM ET Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — Dan Bradbury completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Joburg Open on Sunday to win his first European tour title at Houghton Golf Club. The Englishman’s 4-under 67 final round proved to be more than enough as his closest challenger, Sami Valimaki of Finland, dropped a further two shots
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