Rory McIlroy

Billy Horschel, left, begins to walk down the 10th fairway on his way to winning the Tour Championship golf tournament, as Rory McIlroy watches his drive beneath a giant banner of himself and Bubba Watson at East Lake Golf Club on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)

McIlroy fades in season finale, Horschel wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy found his ball submerged in deep rough, next to a fence that separates the course from the driving range at East Lake. He jumped up and down, trying to see […]

09/15/2014

Billy Horschel hits out of a bunker to the 18th green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Atlanta. Horschel finished the day in the lead. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) — Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy playing in the final group always stirs memories from amateur days long ago. Horschel is a blend of energy and enthusiasm, a mixture that can rub other […]

09/13/2014

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the first hole in the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament in Cherry Hills Village, Colo., Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

FedEx Cup finale gets underway at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) — In just 86 events on the PGA Tour, Rory McIlroy has collected nearly $23 million in career earnings. So what’s a $10 million bonus from winning the FedEx Cup? “I don’t think […]

09/11/2014

Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits his second shot on the 18th hole, which he birdied, during the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Garcia takes the lead at Cherry Hills

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Sergio Garcia hit great shots that led to eagle, birdie and par Friday for a 6-under 64 to lead the BMW Championship. Garcia holed out of a bunker for […]

09/05/2014

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits a sand shot onto the ninth hole green during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Cherry Hills proves to be no pushover

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Cherry Hills had not hosted a PGA Tour-sanctioned event in nearly 30 years. When factoring in the mile-high air, it is relatively short by tour standards. Players talked about […]

09/05/2014

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the 10th hole during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

McIlroy shares lead at BMW Championship

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Rory McIlroy ran out of par saves and had to settle for a 3-under 67 and a share of the lead Thursday in the BMW Championship. McIlroy appeared to […]

09/04/2014

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot off the 4th tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Tiger Woods starts British Open with 3-under 69

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods is back at the majors. Seems like he was never away. After a shaky start to the British Open, Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much as he […]

07/17/2014

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot off the 10th tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Friday July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Fun-loving Jimenez leads midway through Open

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The stretching routine that Miguel Angel Jimenez goes through before each round may look a bit ridiculous. It’s sure working out, though. The fun-loving Spaniard, again showing how much experience matters […]

07/19/2013

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Women members at Muirfield? Don’t ask us

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The question couldn’t have caught Rory McIlroy by surprise because almost every player preceding him in the interview room at the British Open had already been asked for his thoughts on […]

07/17/2013

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Woods’ wrist looks OK; Mickelson leads at US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Whatever was bothering Tiger Woods’ wrist seemed to disappear overnight, and Phil Mickelson’s round of 67 was holding up as first-round play resumed Friday morning at the U.S. Open. Mickelson remained […]

06/14/2013

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