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Shake on it, Cantlay shoots 64 to win

Shake on it, Cantlay shoots 64 to win

DUBLIN, Ohio — Patrick Cantlay got another handshake with Jack Nicklaus, this time as the Memorial winner. Starting four shots behind, Cantlay closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory Sunday. It was the lowest [...]

Whew! Koepka hangs on to  win PGA title

Whew! Koepka hangs on to win PGA title

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a wire-to-wire victory, minus the style points. In a raging wind that turned Bethpage Black into a beast, Koepka lost all but one [...]

Tiger has a rough two days at the PGA

Tiger has a rough two days at the PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Illness kept Tiger Woods from coming to Bethpage Black on the eve of the PGA Championship. He won’t be there on Saturday or Sunday, either. Woods couldn’t find a fairway Friday and shot [...]

Spieth showing signs of former self

Spieth showing signs of former self

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Jordan Spieth doesn’t feel as though his confidence is getting higher. All that mattered was his score getting lower. Spieth did his best to stay within range of Brooks Koepka at the PGA [...]

Spieth, Tiger have PGA title on wish list

Spieth, Tiger have PGA title on wish list

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Jordan Spieth needs to win the PGA Championship for the career Grand Slam. Masters champion Tiger Woods needs to win the next three majors to capture an unprecedented calendar Grand Slam. Based on [...]

Koepka plays second fiddle to Tiger

Koepka plays second fiddle to Tiger

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods spent a half-hour answering all sorts of questions at a packed news conference Tuesday. As he walked out, so did more than half of the media members who gathered to hear [...]

Prepping for PGA Championship — B-r-r

Prepping for PGA Championship — B-r-r

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Matt Kuchar is playing his 54th major championship and realized something new as he walked off the 18th green at Bethpage Black. “I think this is the first time I’ve worn a beanie [...]

Tiger’s Masters win is like none other

Tiger’s Masters win is like none other

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Fallen hero, crippled star, and now a Masters champion again. Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, a comeback that goes well beyond the two-shot deficit he erased [...]

An ‘artful’ journey to the Masters

An ‘artful’ journey to the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Valentino Dixon’s introduction to golf came when the warden dropped by his 6-by-10 cell at Attica Correctional Facility in New York with a photo of the iconic 12th hole at Augusta National and [...]