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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods on prowl at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Tiger Woods is on the move in the British Open, edging to within a stroke of the lead on the front nine. Woods birdied two of his first six holes to get to 7-under-par, a shot behind Jordan Spieth and Xander … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods on prowl at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jordan Spieth set the tone pulling driver on the 396-yard opening hole and sending it bouncing and rolling to 10 feet for eagle. Moments later, Tiger Woods sent the gallery into a frenzy with three straight birdies to get into contention at a major for the first time in five years. On … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy. “Just a clean round of golf,” he said. And then it got messy in a hurry. Spieth came undone on the tough closing stretch at Carnoustie, dropping four shots over the final four … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

Reed topples Spieth as top seeds fall in Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas/March 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — In a showdown that turned sloppy, Patrick Reed nearly holed a wedge to seize control and finished off Jordan Spieth with a 40-foot birdie putt from behind the 17th green to advance to the weekend of the Dell Technologies Match Play. The 2-and-1 victory sent Spieth home in search … Continue reading Reed topples Spieth as top seeds fall in Match Play

Spieth ends up 6 shots behind for a different reason at Sony

HONOLULU/January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Jordan Spieth has played good golf in the opening round of the Sony Open each of the last two years and has little to show for it. Both times, he wound up six shots out of the lead, for different reasons. He opened with a 65 last year, a good score except when … Continue reading Spieth ends up 6 shots behind for a different reason at Sony

Americans at their best at Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, N.J./October 2, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Presidents Cup:  President Donald Trump looked over at an American team that never had it so easy in the Presidents Cup and delivered an unassailable message in fewer than 140 characters. “I have to say our Team USA, wow. Did you play well,” Trump said. The Americans were … Continue reading Americans at their best at Presidents Cup

Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom

CHARLOTTE, N.C./August 12 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Hideki Matsuyama and Kevin Kisner faced the toughest Quail Hollow had to offer and share the lead in the PGA Championship going into the weekend of the year’s final major. Odds are Quail Hollow won’t be the same test the rest of the way. Clouds quickly gathered Saturday morning … Continue reading Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom

The Latest: Hoffman holds the top spot early in round 3

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the third round of the Masters on Saturday (all times local): 4:15 p.m. One constant at this year’s Masters has been Charley Hoffman atop the leaderboard. That was the case again early in Saturday’s third round at Augusta National, where Hoffman broke out of a four-way tie for … Continue reading The Latest: Hoffman holds the top spot early in round 3