Golf

6:49 AM ET Associated Press CHIBA, Japan — Japanese golfer Hiroshi Iwata shot a 7-under 63 Thursday to take the first-round lead at the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship. Iwata had a one-stroke lead over Joaquin Niemann and 2021 Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama on the par-70, 7,041-yard Narashino Country Club course. Defending champion Patrick Cantlay is
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After finishing runner-up to winner Rory McIlroy by a shot Sunday at CJ Cup in Las Vegas, Collin Morikawa is the slight betting favorite for this week’s Zozo Championship in Japan. Morikawa is listed at +600 odds to win by PointsBet Sportsbook, just ahead of Xander Schauffele, who is +650 in his return to Japan
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8:25 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rory McIlroy capped a big weekend in Las Vegas on Sunday by surging past Rickie Fowler and holding off Collin Morikawa to win the CJ Cup at Summit for his 20th PGA Tour title. McIlroy seized control with a 35-foot eagle putt from just off the green
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LAS VEGAS — Rickie Fowler returned to the spotlight Saturday in the foothills above Las Vegas with his best round in three years, a 9-under 63 that gave him a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy going into the final round of the CJ Cup at Summit. Fowler hasn’t had an opportunity this good since his last
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9:08 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Robert Streb went from making putts to wondering if he would ever miss Thursday in the CJ Cup at Summit. It led to his best start to any tournament and his lowest score on the PGA Tour. And on this day at The Summit Club, his 11-under
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dustin Johnson hasn’t played much golf since becoming the first American in more than 40 years to win all five of his matches in the Ryder Cup. He still remembers the basics. “You try to keep it in the grass and not the desert,” he said Wednesday as he stood on
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious. Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport. But he had never been in the situation like he was Monday:
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This is borderline unfair.  Phil Mickelson has played four Champions Tour events. He’s now won three of them. Even by the standards of the 50-and-over tour, where the newest members are always the most skilled, this is quite the achievement from golf’s reigning Troublemaking Uncle.  The Champions Tour doesn’t exactly carry the gravitas of the
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sungjae Im was so dialed into his game that he didn’t realize how many birdies he was making in turning a shootout into a one-man show in Las Vegas. Only when he saw a leaderboard after his big run was over — seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch around the turn
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10:14 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Sam Burns won the Sanderson Farms Championship last week and is trying to put it behind him. He’s playing as though it never ended. Burns made a pair of 6-foot par putts on the only two greens he missed in regulation and ran off eight birdies in
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