RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's mayor unveiled the city's Olympic golf course on Wednesday and laid out an ardent defense of a project that has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of legal wranglings.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Chris Williams of the United States will receive the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading player in the 2012 World Amateur Golf Ranking, the R&A has announced.
23 Aug 2012 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- After Michael Weaver's short putt went awry, Steven Fox didn't miss. Fox made an 18-foot birdie putt on the 37th hole Sunday, completing a remarkable underdog run to win the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
19 Aug 2012 - 8:08pm - 1 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Michael Weaver never stopped believing it was his day, even after his big lead started to slip away.
18 Aug 2012 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Steven Fox played well while battling though some jitters in earlier matches. He did even better once he relaxed.
17 Aug 2012 - 4:48pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- In a close, tense match between teammates and friends, Justin Thomas beat fellow University of Alabama player Bobby Wyatt on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
17 Aug 2012 - 12:34am - 0 Comments
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Lydia Ko will receive the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading women’s amateur player in the World Amateur Golf Rankings for the second consecutive year, officials from the R&A and U.S. Golf Association have announced.
15 Aug 2012 - 8:04pm - 0 Comments
NEW YORK -- Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will square off in China this fall in a one-day exhibition.
15 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Justin Thomas righted himself after nearly falling out of contention in stroke-play qualifying, and he carried his momentum into the first round of match play Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
15 Aug 2012 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Bobby Wyatt finished at the top in qualifying at the U.S. Amateur championship at Cherry Hills, and his hope is he's just getting started.
15 Aug 2012 - 12:31am - 0 Comments
AURORA, Colo. -- After missing the 1990 U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills because of a heart ailment, Gary Nicklaus, the son of the legendary golfer, was back Monday in Colorado as a 43-year-old competing with 311 other golfers in this year's edition of the amateur.
13 Aug 2012 - 9:18pm - 0 Comments
CLEVELAND -- Lydia Ko won the U.S. Women's Amateur on Sunday, beating Jaye Marie Green 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final at The Country Club.
12 Aug 2012 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
CLEVELAND -- Lydia Ko and Jaye Marie Green advanced to the 36-hole final in the U.S. Women's Amateur, winning semifinal matches in wet and windy conditions Saturday at The Country Club.
11 Aug 2012 - 5:42pm - 0 Comments
CLEVELAND -- Lydia Ko and Ariya Jutanugarn set up a semifinal showdown in the U.S. Women's Amateur with quarterfinal victories Friday at The Country Club.
10 Aug 2012 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
CLEVELAND -- Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn won two matches Thursday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals at The Country Club.
9 Aug 2012 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments
CLEVELAND -- Qualifying medalist Hyo-joo Kim of South Korea advanced to the second round of match play in the U.S. Women's Amateur on Wednesday, beating America's Megan Khang 7 and 6.
8 Aug 2012 - 7:19pm - 0 Comments
STATELINE, Nev. -- Dan Quinn birdied three of his first seven holes Sunday to pull ahead and then stretched his lead on the back nine to earn a six-point victory over former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
23 Jul 2012 - 12:22am - 0 Comments
STATELINE, Nev. -- Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien had two birdies and an eagle over the last four holes Saturday to take the lead after the second round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
21 Jul 2012 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
STATELINE, Nev. -- Actor Jack Wagner and former pitcher Mark Mulder shared the lead Friday after the first round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
20 Jul 2012 - 10:30pm - 0 Comments
MIDWAY, Utah -- T.J. Vogel took things down to the wire in match play three times this week to advance to the next stage at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
14 Jul 2012 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments
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