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7:56 PM ET Associated Press SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Vinny Del Negro became the first basketball player to win the American Century Championship, birdieing the par-5 18th hole twice Sunday to beat John Smoltz. Del Negro, the 54-year-old former NBA player and coach making his 20th appearance in the celebrity tournament, birdied the 18th
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5:44 AM ET SANDWICH, England — Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama has withdrawn from The Open, citing a recent COVID-19 diagnosis and his inability to practice properly in time for the year’s final major championship. Matsuyama, who became the first male golfer from Japan to win a major championship when he captured the Masters in April,
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7:15 PM ET Associated Press SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz eagled the par-5 18th hole Saturday to take a two-point lead over Vinny Del Negro into the final round of the American Century Championship. Smoltz had a 26-point round at Edgewood Tahoe in the modified Stableford scoring event for
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9:24 PM ET Associated Press SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Hall of Fame hockey player Mike Modano holed out from 205 yards on the par-5 18th Friday for the first albatross in American Century Championship history and a share of the first-round lead with John Smoltz. After managing nine points on nine pars on the
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When you’re the son of Pete and Alice Dye, a career in golf course architecture is somewhat inevitable. Perry Dye got his first taste of course design when he was just 12 years old, before going on to build more than 80 courses of his own. On Thursday, according to the American Society of Golf
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7:56 PM ET Associated Press SYLVANIA, Ohio — Nasa Hataoka needed another birdie streak to hang onto the lead Friday in the Marathon LPGA Classic. A day after making six straight birdies in an opening 10-under 61, the 22-year-old Japanese player had four in a row on Nos. 14-17 to salvage a 69. “My shots
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7:56 PM ET Associated Press KENNESAW, Ga. — Authorities announced the arrest of a man Thursday in connection with the killing of three men found shot to death on the golf course of a suburban Atlanta country club. Cobb County sheriff’s deputies and U.S. marshals arrested Bryan Rhoden more than 25 miles from where the
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11:25 PM ET Tom Van Haaren Bryson DeChambeau and Aaron Rodgers defeated Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 3 and 2 in “The Match” on TNT on Tuesday. The four played in the charity match at picturesque The Reserve Golf Course at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana. It was the fourth version of “The Match,”
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Angel Cabrera was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison on charges he assaulted his former partner. A court in the province of Cordoba, Argentina convicted Cabrera of assaulting, threatening and harassing Cecilia Torres Mana, who was Cabrera’s partner between 2016 and 2018. In the trial Cabrera denied any wrongdoing. He will serve the sentence
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press BUENOS AIRES — Argentinian golfer Angel Cabrera, a former Masters and U.S. Open champion, was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison on charges he assaulted his former partner. A court in the province of Cordoba, 500 miles northwest of Buenos Aires, convicted the 51-year-old of assaulting, threatening and harassing
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8:54 PM ET Associated Press THE COLONY, Texas — Jin Young Ko closed with seven straight pars for a 2-under 69 and a one-shot victory Sunday in the Volunteers of America Classic, her first start since losing the No. 1 world ranking. Ko sank her shoulders when she made her par putt from just outside
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