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Golf roundup: Justin Thomas grabs share of lead with Scott Brown at CJ Cup

Justin Thomas fired a two-under-par 70 in windy conditions to share the lead with fellow American Scott Brown after the third round of the CJ Cup on Saturday in Jeju, South Korea. Thomas offset a lone double bogey and a bogey with five birdies to reach the clubhouse at nine-under 207. “I know for...

  • Stanley opens strong at East Lake, and so does Spieth

    Stanley opens strong at East Lake, and so does Spieth

    Kyle Stanley and Jordan Spieth got off to strong starts in the Tour Championship with entirely different goals in mind. Stanley ran off four straight birdies on the front nine, one of them from 40 feet, and then added two more late in his round on a steamy Thursday afternoon at East Lake for a...

  • Digest: Tiger Woods' PGA Tour event in Washington in jeopardy

    Digest: Tiger Woods' PGA Tour event in Washington in jeopardy

    Ten years after Tiger Woods and his foundation essentially saved PGA Tour golf in Washington, his annual event in D.C. has no title sponsor, the Tour has terminated its contract with Congressional Country Club, and considerable uncertainty surrounds the future of professional golf's highest level...

  • Golf roundup: Marc Leishman cruises to victory at BMW Championship

    Golf roundup: Marc Leishman cruises to victory at BMW Championship

    Given another opportunity to win, Marc Leishman didn't give anyone much of a chance in the BMW Championship. Staked to a five-shot lead, Leishman made back-to-back birdies late in the final round Sunday to put away the final challenge, then closed with a birdie for a four-under-par 67 to set the...

  • Golf roundup: Marc Leishman has five-shot lead heading into final round of BMW Championship

    Golf roundup: Marc Leishman has five-shot lead heading into final round of BMW Championship

    Marc Leishman got up and down from a tough lie behind the 18th green for one last birdie that gave him a three-under-par 68 and extended his lead to five shots over Jason Day and Rickie Fowler going into the final round of the BMW Championship. Leishman gets another chance to win a FedEx Cup playoff...

  • Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

    Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Marc Leishman has a short memory when it comes to golf, which only helped him at the BMW Championship. He forgot all about that 62 in the opening round. He was nearly just as good Friday with a 7-under 64 to open a three-shot lead over Jason Day and Rickie Fowler going...

  • Digest (Sept. 13): Millersville's Nocar rallies for Senior Amateur title

    Digest (Sept. 13): Millersville's Nocar rallies for Senior Amateur title

    David Nocar of Millersville made two late birdies to finish with a 146 (71-75) to win the 89th Senior Amateur championship of the Maryland State Golf Association at rainy Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana on Wednesday. Craig Ostrom went from last place to a tie for first with the tournament's...

  • Another stunning caddie-player split? 'Bones' Mackay's take on Jason Day, Colin Swatton

    Another stunning caddie-player split? 'Bones' Mackay's take on Jason Day, Colin Swatton

    The most stunning player-caddie breakup of 2017 was the Phil Mickelson-Jim "Bones" Mackay split. The golf world thought the two greeted each other each morning by saying, "You complete me." A close second is taking place at this week's BMW Championship at Conway Farms. As first reported by Golf...

  • Spieth leading FedEx Cup by giving himself chances

    Spieth leading FedEx Cup by giving himself chances

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jordan Spieth has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 years, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are the only other players to have at least 10 victories and three majors before turning 25. That's only part of the Spieth profile....

  • Who will win the BMW Championship? Here's what history tells us

    Who will win the BMW Championship? Here's what history tells us

    A surgeon won at Conway Farms in 2013. A masher shrank the course in 2015. What does that tell you? That practically anyone in the FedEx Cup playoff field of 70 can win this week's BMW Championship as it boomerangs back to Chicago's North Shore. "It's not a bomber's course," said Jim "Bones" Mackay,...

  • Column: Relationships forged among players who make US team

    Column: Relationships forged among players who make US team

    Kevin Kisner began to appreciate the value of playing in the Presidents Cup two months before the matches even started. All because of a text message. He was at the Bridgestone Invitational last month when he received a group text sent to players who were in position to make the U.S. team. The...

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