Golf

Associated Press May 29, 2024, 10:50 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CARLSBAD, Calif. — Auburn senior J.M. Butler polished off a dominant two days at La Costa by winning the anchor match Wednesday to give the Tigers the final point they needed to beat Florida State and capture their first NCAA title in men’s golf.
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Coley Harvey, ESPN Staff WriterMay 29, 2024, 06:38 PM ET Close Previously covered Florida State for Orlando Sentinel and Georgia Tech for Macon Telegraph Northwestern University graduate Open Extended Reactions With its thick rough, notable changes in elevation and series of sloping greens, the Old Course at Lancaster Country Club presents quite the challenge for
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ESPN News Services May 29, 2024, 01:04 PM ET Criminal charges have been dropped against Scottie Scheffler, ending a legal saga that began with images of the world’s top male golfer being arrested and handcuffed in Louisville, Kentucky, as he drove to the PGA Championship. Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell said during a court hearing
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Associated Press May 28, 2024, 11:53 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LANCASTER, Pa. — Lexi Thompson is retiring this year from full-time competition, ending a career filled with a powerful game, an appeal to young fans and plenty of star-crossed moments in the majors. Thompson was to speak later Tuesday ahead of the U.S. Women’s
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ESPN News Services May 26, 2024, 11:44 AM ET The parents of professional golfer Grayson Murray on Sunday said the two-time PGA Tour winner died by suicide on Saturday morning. “We have spent the last 24 hours trying to come to terms with the fact that our son is gone,” Eric and Terry Murray said
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Associated Press May 26, 2024, 06:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Davis Riley shot even-par 70 while playing in the final group Sunday with Scottie Scheffler and still won a subdued Colonial by 5 strokes over the world’s No. 1 player and Keegan Bradley for his first individual victory on the
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Associated Press May 26, 2024, 09:59 AM ET Open Extended Reactions ANTWERP, Belgium — Nacho Elvira‘s favored 2-iron cracked in the warmup. He was soaked by a brief torrential downpour. He saw his four-shot overnight lead wiped out after 10 holes. Nothing was coming easy for the Spanish golfer as he tried to secure his
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Associated Press May 25, 2024, 03:35 PM ET Two-time PGA Tour winner Grayson Murray died Saturday morning at age 30, one day after he withdrew from the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial. There were no immediate details on the circumstances of his death, only shock and grief from the PGA Tour and his management team.
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Associated Press May 25, 2024, 10:04 PM ET Open Extended Reactions HURRICANE, Utah — Angela Stanford became the first player to successfully defend the LPGA Senior Championship title, closing with a 3-under 69 in breezy conditions Saturday for a 3-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr. The winner last year at Sultan’s Run in Jasper, Indiana, the
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Associated Press May 25, 2024, 08:19 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Davis Riley was finishing a 4-under 66 for a four-shot lead over surging Scottie Scheffler at Colonial while PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan conducted interviews about the death of two-time tour winner Grayson Murray. Another week, another dose of unsettling
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Associated Press May 25, 2024, 05:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Ernie Els kept the mistakes to a minimum down the stretch Saturday and hit wedge in tight for birdie on his final hole for a 2-under 69, giving him a share of the lead with Greg Chalmers going into the
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Associated Press May 24, 2024, 07:25 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Richard Bland is hitting it so well he felt he struggled on the greens of Harbor Shores and still managed a 5-under 66 on Friday to set the target at the Senior PGA Championship in the Englishman’s senior major debut.
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Associated Press May 23, 2024, 09:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Richard Bland, on a break from his LIV Golf schedule to make his senior major championship debut, made the most of it Thursday with a 7-under 64 to share the lead with Richard Green of Australia in the Senior PGA
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ESPN News Services May 23, 2024, 09:13 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Scottie Scheffler failed to break par in the opening round for the first time this year Thursday on a tough afternoon of blustery conditions and a new feel at renovated Colonial that seemed to befuddle just about everyone but
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 23, 2024, 12:44 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia The Louisville Metro Police Department has taken “corrective action” against the police officer who arrested world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler last week because he didn’t activate
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