Adam Scott tries to return to earth at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Adam Scott never had to take this much time walking from the clubhouse to the practice range at TPC Sawgrass. He couldn’t take more than a few steps without a player or…

Singh suing PGA over proposed suspension

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Vijay Singh sued the PGA Tour on Wednesday for exposing him to “public humiliation and ridicule” during a 12-week investigation into his use of deer antler spray that ended last week when…

Woods goes from red carpet to TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One night after making his red carpet debut in New York, Tiger Woods was on a golf course that hasn’t treated him very well over the years. Woods said it took him…

Couples, Montgomerie among 5 inducted to hall

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — About the only thing Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie had in common was a golf swing good enough to trust for a lifetime. Couples became the first American to reach No. 1 in…

Kerr wins again at Kingsmill in 2-hole playoff

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Cristie Kerr likes being emotional on the golf course, and knows there’s a time and place for it. She almost jumped the gun in the Kingsmill Championship before getting it back together. Kerr made…

Rookie’s unusual week ends in win at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Derek Ernst didn’t come out of nowhere to win the Wells Fargo Championship. He actually was driving a rental car toward Athens, Ga., the fourth alternate who figured he might as well spend the…

Kerr wins again at Kingsmill in 2-hole playoff

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Cristie Kerr watched her short winning par putt fall on the second hole of a playoff against Suzann Pettersen, hugged her caddie, a few players who stayed around to watch and had one more…

Rookie Derek Ernst wins Wells Fargo in a playoff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One phone call changed his plans. One shot changed a whole lot more for Derek Ernst. Six days after Ernst received a call that he was in the Wells Fargo Championship as the fourth…

Mickelson, Watney tied for lead at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Mickelson’s ball was just above the edge of the cart path, slightly below his feet, when he decided to hit a hard fade around the trees toward the green. The shot went out-of-bounds…

Rumford leads by 1, teen shoots 72 at China Open

TIANJIN, China (AP) — Brett Rumford of Australia shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to lead by one stroke after the third round of the China Open, while 16-year-old Dou Zecheng of China trailed by 10 strokes after a…

Mickelson takes 2-shot lead at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The bunker shot showed the magic of Phil Mickelson. He blasted out of the sand with so much side spin that the ball landed about 5 feet to the right of the flag on…

Mickelson takes charge at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Mickelson has figured out the secret to the greens at Quail Hollow. Or maybe he’s just had a lot of good bounces for two days. Mickelson opened with a pair of 15-foot birdie…

12-year-old misses China cut, Ilonen shoots 63

TIANJIN, China (AP) — The youngest player to compete on the European Tour missed the cut, while Mikko Ilonen of Finland tied the course record with a 9-under 63 Friday for a three-shot lead at the China Open.…

McIlroy opens with 67 at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For all the talk about the greens, Rory McIlroy’s most important club was his driver Thursday in the Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy kept the ball in play at Quail Hollow and gave himself plenty…

McIlroy enters next phase of season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy enters the next phase of his season knowing that his fortunes can change without notice. That’s what happened last year. McIlroy had gone five months without winning, long enough to lose his…

Former official TV viewer on Tiger drop

NEW YORK (AP) — The television viewer who reported the illegal drop Tiger Woods took during the second round of the Masters was more than just a golf fan. Sports Illustrated reported Wednesday it was David Eger, a…

Players expecting a bumpy ride at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quail Hollow has been a symbol of perfection for 10 years since it returned to the PGA Tour lineup, a beautifully manicured golf course where the six major champions who have won ranged from…

Singh out of tournament, day after exonerated

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Vijay Singh withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship because of a sore back Wednesday, one day after the PGA Tour said it would not punish the Fijian for his admission that he used deer…

Tour drops its doping case against Vijay Singh

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The PGA Tour dropped its doping case against Vijay Singh on Tuesday based on new information from the World Anti-Doping Agency, which said using deer antler spray is no longer prohibited because it contains…

Inbee Park at home with LPGA win in North Texas

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Inbee Park felt right at home in North Texas. The top-ranked woman in the world left with another trophy. Park played the final 35 holes of the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout without a…

Horschel celebrates first PGA win in New Orleans

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Billy Horschel arrived in New Orleans riding a streak of strong performances that made him one of the best players on the PGA Tour never to win a tournament. Not anymore. Horschel earned his…

Horschel takes first PGA win at Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Billy Horschel sensed the time had come for him to win his first PGA Tour event. This could explain the composure he displayed in the face of two final-round weather delays and a 27-foot…