Golf

September 28, 2017 - 6:23 pm
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, shot a 12-under 59 on his home course Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour Championship. Saunders closed with six straight birdies at Atlantic Beach Country Club — the Jacksonville-area club where he has a membership —...
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Jordan Spieth hits from a sand trap on the 11th hole during the Presidents Cup foursomes golf matches at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 28, 2017 - 6:16 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Americans have won the opening session of the Presidents Cup for the sixth straight time by taking the opening three matches and rallying for a halve in the final one. Phil Mickelson missed an 8-foot par putt on the par-3 18th at Liberty National or the U.S. lead could...
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Former U.S. Presidents, from left, Barack Obama, George Bush and Bill Clinton greet spectators on the first tee before the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 28, 2017 - 3:06 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The start of the Presidents Cup gave golf a new Big Three — former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton posing with players and wives on each team in an opening ceremony unlike any other. It was the first time three U.S. presidents have attended the...
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Former U.S. Presidents, from left, Barack Obama, George Bush and Bill Clinton greet spectators on the first tee before the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 28, 2017 - 2:25 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.C. (AP) — The start of the Presidents Cup gave golf a new "Big Three" — former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton posing with players and wives on each team in an opening ceremony unlike any other. It was the first time three U.S. presidents have attended the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Woods made it back from his fourth surgery in time for the Presidents Cup, but not to play. Not even Woods knows when or even if he can return. He even acknowledged Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, a scenario that he doesn't return to competition because he's at a stage where he's only hitting 60-yard shots. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
September 28, 2017 - 2:25 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods made it back from his fourth surgery in time for the Presidents Cup. Just not to play. Not even Woods knows when or even if he can return. He even acknowledged Wednesday a scenario that he doesn't return to competition because he's at a stage where he's only...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the sun shines at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., which will host the Presidents Cup in late September. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 27, 2017 - 10:12 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is the voice of experience in team competition, and there's no comparison. He was on the putting green Wednesday morning at the Presidents Cup, explaining to some of the six rookies on the American team why the teams might change for the final day of practice...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the sun shines at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., which will host the Presidents Cup in late September. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 27, 2017 - 6:35 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is the voice of experience in team competition, and there's no comparison. He was on the putting green Wednesday morning at the Presidents Cup, explaining to some of the six rookies on the American team why the teams might change for the final day of practice...
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September 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods made it back from his fourth surgery in time for the Presidents Cup. Just not to play. Not even Woods knows when or even if he can return. He even acknowledged Wednesday a scenario that he doesn't return to competition because he's at a stage where he's only...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017 file photo, a golfer and his caddie walk along the fairway on the No. 1 hole with the New York City skyline as a backdrop at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J. The club will host the Presidents Cup in late September. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 27, 2017 - 4:09 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Presidents Cup is living up to its name like never before. The three previous U.S. presidents will be on the first tee at Liberty National for the start of the matches Thursday, and the PGA Tour is bracing for a Sunday visit by President Donald Trump. PGA Tour...
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September 26, 2017 - 1:27 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — On that rare occasion the national anthem is played in golf, U.S. captain Steve Stricker says his team will stand together at the Presidents Cup. Stricker says the players talked about what to do on a bus ride into New York on Tuesday for some television appearances. He...
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