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Former LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan hired as next CEO of USGA

Mike Whan spent 11 years rebuilding the LPGA Tour to be strong enough to survive a pandemic. His next job is to keep the USGA at the forefront of golf in rapidly changing times. The ...

McIlroy to become 1st international player on PGA Tour board

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rory McIlroy was on a shuttle ride back to the Liberty National clubhouse in August 2019 when he was surprised to hear during a chat about tour policies that no foreign-born player ...

Column: Unable to 'fail in the dark,' Spieth seeing light

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The text messages were meant to encourage. They felt like back-handed compliments to Jordan Spieth. He had just posted his second straight 67 in the Phoenix Open, ...

Analysis: Pebble win makes Berger feel he belongs among best

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Berger believes he is among the best in golf. At least he stopped short of assigning his own ranking. He is part of the fabled high school graduati...

Daniel Berger has the final say and wins at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Berger got into the mix quickly with an eagle and finished it off with one even better, holing a 30-foot putt on the par-5 18th for a 7-under 65 and a two-shot vic...

Late eagle from the fairway stakes Spieth to lead at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth holed out from 160 yards for eagle on the 16th hole at Pebble Beach, the start of a stunning turnaround that took him from two shots behind to a two-shot lead...

Spieth takes another step with a 67 to lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth took on a bold tee shot and pulled it off perfectly to set up birdie. He hit a poor 3-wood that went off a tree and back into the fairway that led to another....

Cantlay ties course record with 62 and leads at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay looked just as good Thursday at Pebble Beach as the last round he played 18 days ago. Jordan Spieth looked as good as his last tournament,...

Pebble Beach holding tournament without fans, celebs, buzz

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Pebble Beach is one of the few PGA Tour stops where the course is the star of the show regardless of who's playing. And that's about all the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am ha...

Column: A shot for Kamaiu Johnson, a boost for minority tour

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The words on the back of his wedges remind Kamaiu Johnson that while nothing in golf has ever come easily, he is determined not to let that get in the way of his dreams. ...

Cognizant sets standard with marketing money in PGA and LPGA

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Cognizant set a new standard for golf sponsorship on Tuesday when the New Jersey-based professional services company announced a marketing partnership with men’s and women’...

Sorenstam to return to LPGA Tour for Gainbridge tournament

More than a decade after Annika Sorenstam won her last LPGA Tour event, she's ready to tee it up again. The LPGA Tour announced on Twitter the 50-year-old Sorenstam has committed to ...

Out of this world: Shepard put golf on moon 50 years ago

Fifty years later, it remains the most impressive bunker shot in the history of golf, mainly because of the location. The moon. Apollo 14 commander Alan B. Shepard ...

Golf governing bodies start to reveal plans to curb distance

Nearly a year after the “Distance Insights Project” declared that golfers are hitting the ball farther than ever, the game’s two governing bodies on Tuesday announced three proposed changes to equipme...

Honda Classic gives an exemption and restores a dream

Two days after COVID-19 kept Kamaiu Johnson from his dream of playing on the PGA Tour, the Honda Classic stepped forward Thursday to make sure the inspiring Black golfer gets his shot. ...