Golf

6:29 AM ET Rory McIlroy made clear his feelings before embarking on his first Olympic men’s golf tournament, which begins this week at the Tokyo Games. An event without spectators and lacking buzz will also be without a highly motivated McIlroy. “I am not a very patriotic guy,” McIlroy said after the final round of
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3:11 PM ET SUNNINGDALE, England — Stephen Dodd birdied the final hole to win the Senior British Open by one stroke on Sunday, holding off challenges from Miguel Angel Jimenez and Darren Clarke to secure his first major title. The 55-year-old Welshman closed with a 2-under 68 at Sunningdale for a four-day total of 13-under
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7:28 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Cameron Champ fended off dehydration and crisply putted his way to a 5-under 66 on Sunday, winning the 3M Open by two strokes for his third career victory. The 26-year-old Champ had five birdies in a bogey-free round to finish at 15-under 269 at TPC Twin Cities.
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11:04 PM ET Associated Press KAWAGOE, Japan — Bryson DeChambeau tested positive for COVID-19 before leaving the United States for the Olympics and will miss the Tokyo Games. He’ll be replaced by Patrick Reed. 1 Related DeChambeau, last year’s U.S. Open champion, becomes the highest-profile athlete to test positive for the virus. He said he
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5:45 PM ET Nacho Elvira squandered a six-shot overnight lead in the Wales Open and bogeyed the 18th hole before rallying to beat Justin Harding in a playoff to win his first European Tour title on Sunday. Elvira dedicated his victory to Spanish golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was murdered in 2018. Harding three-putted the
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1:05 PM ET Associated Press EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Australian golfer Minjee Lee won a sudden death playoff against overnight leader Jeongeun Lee6 to clinch the Evian Championship on Sunday for her first major title. Lee6 had to take a drop shot when her second shot on the first extra playoff hole flew into a pond,
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4:28 AM ET Associated Press Spain’s Nacho Elvira continued his fine form to take a six-shot lead into Sunday’s final round at Celtic Manor, Wales on Saturday. The 34-year-old is chasing his maiden European Tour win and carded a 5-under-par 66 to finish Round 3 at 16 under. “I struggled a bit this year. To
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Cameron Tringale made a short par putt on the treacherous par-5 18th hole at the 3M Open for a 5-under 66 and a one-stroke lead Saturday over Gary Woodland and Maverick McNealy. Tringale, who tied for third last year at the TPC Twin Cities, eagled the par-5
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8:08 PM ET Associated Press PINEHURST, N.C. — Nicholas Dunlap won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Saturday at The Country Club of North Carolina, beating Cohen Trolio 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. Dunlap, from Huntsville, Alabama, won three straight holes to take control and finished off Trolio, from West Point, Mississippi, with
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12:35 PM ET Associated Press EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — The day after making golfing history, Jeongeun Lee6 extended her Evian Championship lead to five strokes after a 3-under-par 68 in the third round on Saturday. She’s at 18 under overall and the nearest challenger is teenage American Yealimi Noh at 13 under after carding a 4-under
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9:17 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Adam Hadwin missed the weekend cuts in his last three tournaments, continuing a disappointing stretch as he dropped to 120th in the FedEx Cup standings. The 33-year-old Canadian has put himself in position to get back in contention for the playoffs with a strong run at the
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4:12 PM ET Spain’s Nacho Elvira ended Day 2 with a two-shot lead over joint overnight leader Vincent Norrman as he carded 67 at the Cazoo Open on Friday. Elvira built upon a superb opening-round 64 to take a solo lead at Celtic Manor. The 34-year-old made six birdies as he set the halfway target
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12:07 PM ET Associated Press EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — South Korean golfer Jeongeun Lee6 tied the men’s and women’s major record for the lowest round when she carded a 10-under-par 61 at the Evian Championship on Friday. Her 36-hole score of 127 is also the lowest total in men’s or women’s major history, beating the 128
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11:12 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Rickie Fowler‘s improved driving helped him shoot a 5-under 65 on Sunday in the final round of the British Open. Looking for a late push in the FedEx Cup standings, Fowler carried over the strong play Thursday with a 7-under 64 in the first round of the
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4:28 PM ET Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke and South Africa’s James Kingston carded an opening-round 65 to share the lead at The Senior Open on Thursday. Clarke failed to make the cut at last week’s 149th Open at Royal St. George’s, but he got off to a quick start at the Sunningdale Old Course in
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