Golf

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Jimenez holds on to win Regions Tradition for first major

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez finally got to light up a victory cigar after winning a senior major championship. Jimenez won the Regions Tradition on Sunday for his first PGA Tour Champions major title, [...]

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New challenge awaits talented LPGA field; Old American offers unique test as pros get first look at course

After re-establishing its presence in North Texas, the LPGA returns this week touting change with a new name and a new venue. The Volunteers of America Texas Classic will run Thursday through Sunday at the Old [...]

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Woods commits to Wells Fargo and The Players

Tiger Woods will tee it up each of the next two weeks, having officially committed to both the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players. Woods’ commitment to next week’s event in Charlotte was confirmed by multiple [...]

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Paula Creamer back in Bay Area in rebuild mode

As she stood alongside the 16th green Thursday, waiting for her fellow competitors to complete the hole, Paula Creamer pulled the collar of her jacket over most of her face. She was trying to shield herself [...]

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Tony Finau, after dislocating ankle at Masters, takes another step at Zurich Classic

Three weeks ago, Tony Finau dislocated his left ankle – and then immediately popped the bone back into place best he could – as he celebrated his hole-in-one during the Par 3 Contest on the eve [...]

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LPGA golfer gets unexpected support from sponsor after announcing her pregnancy

Stacy Lewis wasn’t planning on taking any time off from the LPGA season this year. Yet shortly after returning home from a tournament in Thailand in February — which she had to withdraw from because of [...]

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Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson comes to Bay Area with heavy heart

Long before she made her name in golf, Brooke Henderson played hockey while growing up in Smiths Falls, Ontario, a small town south of Ottawa. She occasionally rode to tournaments on buses. And she’s a proud, [...]

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Harrington keen to captain Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup

London (AFP) – Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington has declared his interest in captaining Europe at the 2020 Ryder Cup. Harrington has played in six European Ryder Cup teams and has been a vice-captain under Paul [...]