Golf

11:55 PM ET Associated Press KAPOLEI, Hawaii — Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title Saturday to tie Sandra Post’s record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight. The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji. Henderson rebounded from
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7:14 PM ET Associated Press HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to move past Shane Lowry for a one-stroke lead after three rounds in the RBC Heritage. The top-ranked Johnson, a South Carolina native who had not played his home state’s only PGA Tour stop for nine
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12:22 AM ET Associated Press KAPOLEI, Hawaii — Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship. Korda had a 71, matching Henderson with a bogey on the par-4 18 to get to 14-under
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9:25 PM ET Associated Press DULUTH, Ga. — Scott McCarron topped the leaderboard at 4 under with two holes left Friday when first-round play in the rain-delayed Mitsubishi Electric Classic was suspended because of darkness. The start of the PGA Tour Champions event was delayed more than four hours because of 2 3/4 inches of
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8:49 PM ET Associated Press HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Shane Lowry led the RBC Heritage at 9-under par with two holes left when the rain-delayed second round was suspended Friday because of darkness. Trey Mullinax was a stroke back after a 68. Top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Emiliano Grillo each shot 67 and were at
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6:54 PM ET Associated Press HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Shane Lowry was convinced his game was on the rise, despite his poor scoring. He finally showed that Thursday in the RBC Heritage, shooting a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead. Trey Mullinax, Daniel Berger, Luke List, Ryan Moore and Ryan Palmer were tied
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1:49 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic. The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before Detroit-based Quicken Loans brings a PGA Tour event to the Motor City for the first time. Johnson is currently the No. 1 player
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6:39 PM ET Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the previously announced radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a
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5:31 PM ET Associated Press An average of 10.8 million people watched the CBS coverage of the final round of the Masters as Tiger Woods got his first victory in a major in 11 years. CBS said in a release that it was the most-watched morning golf broadcast since 1987, which is the earliest data
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12:03 PM ET The Tiger Woods comeback story hit a new high with his Masters win, during which he bested some of the world’s best golfers to don his fifth green jacket and reach 15 major titles. A daily sports betting news and information show (6-7 p.m. ET, ESPNEWS) that aims to better serve the
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2:13 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he will present Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Woods won his fifth Masters title Sunday, overcoming personal and professional adversity to once more claim the green jacket. Trump tweeted Monday that he spoke to Woods and congratulated him on “the great
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10:56 AM ET A collector struck at the perfect time to own a piece of Tiger Woods history, winning an auction Saturday to own Woods’ backup putter from 2000. The Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS sold on GreenJacketAuctions.com for $88,809.60 a day before Woods won his 15th major at the Masters. This is not the
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1:23 AM ET AUGUSTA, Ga. — Past winners of the Masters gathered upstairs in the champions’ locker room because they understood what they were watching and knew they needed to do something special for Eldrick Tiger Woods. Bernhard Langer, Bubba Watson, Zach Johnson, Adam Scott — they all realized they could not just close up
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3:31 PM ET Some bookmakers, from Nevada to New Jersey, didn’t believe Tiger Woods would win the Masters. It was an expensive miscalculation. Woods won the Masters on Sunday, his first major title since the 2008 U.S. Open and first win at Augusta National since 2005. Woods was listed among the top tier of contenders,
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