Woods: ‘Disappointing’ not to have chance to defend at East Lake

Instead of preparing to defend his title at this week’s Tour Championship, Tiger Woods spent Monday dealing with the more mundane tasks of being this year’s U.S. Presidents Cup captain. Woods tied for 37th on Sunday at the BMW Championship and finished 38th on the playoff points list and outside the top

Tour Championship odds: Thomas favorite to take FedExCup title

Justin Thomas ended Sunday atop the FedExCup standings and as a result begins Tour Championship week as the betting favorite. According to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, the 2017 FedExCup champ is listed at 9/4, ahead of Patrick Cantlay (9/2) and Brooks Koepka (9/2). Here are the full odds for the entire 30-player

This week in golf (Aug. 19-25): TV schedule, tee times, info

Here's a look at what's happening in professional golf this week, and how you can watch it: PGA Tour Tour Championship Thursday-Sunday, East Lake GC, Atlanta Course specs: Par 70, 7,346 yards Purse: $46 million Defending champion: Tiger Woods Notables in the field: Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Patrick Cantlay, Patrick Reed, Jon Rahm Tee times: TBD TV schedule: Thursday-Friday, 1-6 p.m. ET (Golf Channel);

Gough, 16, highlights GB&I Walker Cup selections

A day after the U.S. finalized its 10-man squad for the Walker Cup, the Great Britain and Ireland side announced its roster for the Sept. 7-8 matches at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England. England's Conor Gough, just 16 years old and the No. 2-ranked player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking,

European Tour aims to squash slow play with new four-point plan

The European Tour is about to crack down on slow play. The tour announced Monday that it plans to implement a four-point plan beginning next season that is designed at improving pace of play through firmer penalties, increased fines, smaller field sizes and new technology. “We are already at the

Curry to sponsor creation of golf programs at Howard University

Men's and women's golf is coming to Howard University – and with the help of a golf-obsessed NBA superstar. The Washington Post reported Monday that Golden State Warriors guard and avid golfer Stephen Curry is making a seven-figure donation to the Washington, D.C.-based university so that it can add a pair

With Walker Cup looming, U.S. Am champ Ogletree without a passport

PINEHURST, N.C. – After Andy Ogletree won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday, his mother, Melissa, found Georgia Tech coach Bruce Heppler and made an uncomfortable admission. “I don’t think he has a passport,” she said sheepishly. That’s a problem, of course, with Ogletree automatically qualifying for the U.S. Walker Cup team

U.S. Am finalists join America’s team of 10 for Walker Cup

PINEHURST, N.C. – John Augenstein accomplished one of his goals Sunday.  He was named to the U.S. Walker Cup team. That was his stated goal before the start of the week, and even though he lost, 2 and 1, to Andy Ogletree in the scheduled 36-hole final of the U.S. Amateur, Augenstein