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Charles Owens, Golfer, Dies at 85; Novel Putter Brought Late Success

yesterdaySports / Golf : On Par

Owens overcame segregation, severe injuries and, with a long putter, the “yips” to win on the senior PGA tour.

Anna Nordqvist Surges to Capture Evian Championship in a Playoff

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Nordqvist took the fifth and final major of the season by sinking a 4-foot putt for a bogey 5 on the soaked 18th hole, topping 102nd-ranked Brittany Altomare.

An Absent Friend Casts a Shadow Over a Rookie’s Tour Milestone

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Patrick Cantlay reached the PGA Tour’s season finale but will be there without his friend and former caddie Chris Roth, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver last year.

Keegan Bradley, Stuck in a Title Drought, Seeks to Extend His Season

5 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Bradley, the 2011 P.G.A. Championship winner, opened the BMW Championship on Thursday with a 65, and needs a good finish to advance to next week’s Tour Championship in Atlanta.

Ai Miyazato’s Last Tournament is L.P.G.A.’s Final Major

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

The world’s former No. 1 player and Japanese media sensation said she was following her heart.

Ai Miyazato’s Top 5 Golf Memories

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

From winning her first major to “players, caddies, coaches, tournament staff, volunteers, spectators and L.P.G.A. staff,” the star golfer speaks up.

For Lexi Thompson, It’s How She Plays the Game

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Despite some difficult circumstances on and off the course, Thompson has kept her poise and is playing some of the most consistent golf of her career.

Catherine Lacoste Still Sets the Standard for French Golf

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Fifty years after she won the U.S. Women’s Open as an amateur, Lacoste remains the inspiration for other golfers in her country.

Evian Championship Players to Watch

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Several top players will be vying for the final major of the season on the L.P.G.A. Tour.

Dustin Johnson Goes the Distance After His Short Game Gives Him a Chance

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Johnson, the world No. 1, overcame a five-shot deficit to win the Northern Trust on the first extra hole after forcing the playoff with a long par putt.

Jordan Spieth Surges to Three-Shot Lead in the Northern Trust

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Spieth again excelled on the easier back nine at Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. Dustin Johnson’s 67 left him in second.

Jimmy Walker’s Hobby Takes a Back Seat to His Health

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Walker, perhaps the PGA Tour’s only photographer of celestial events, missed the total solar eclipse on Monday to see a doctor about his Lyme disease.

Glen Oaks, Site of a FedEx Cup Tournament, Was Reborn After Hurricane Sandy

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

The course superintendent, Craig Currier, envisioned an Augusta twin following the devastating storm, and golfers at the Northern Trust Open are the beneficiaries.

Mixing Fatherhood With the PGA Tour: They’ll Always Have Hartford

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Charley Hoffman says having his wife and two daughters with him eases life on the road and the stress of competition.

Rory McIlroy, a Wounded Champion, Begins FedEx Cup Defense

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

McIlroy publicly mused about ending his season early to recover from injuries, but he said his personal feelings were not the only factor.

Billy Payne, Who Allowed Women to Join Augusta National, Retires

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Payne’s 11-year tenure as chairman of Augusta National and the Masters included the club adding its first female members and expanding efforts to increase golf participation around the world.

Continued Use of Long Putter Raises Concerns on the Senior Tour

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

The ban on anchoring a putter has forced players to adapt, and it has also led to complaints about the putting technique of the circuit’s top players.

Tiger Woods Had 5 Drugs in His System After Arrest, Police Report Says

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested in May in Florida, according to the report.

On Golf: A Generation Driven to Win, but Practiced in Camaraderie

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

The PGA Tour’s millennials demonstrate that just because they are competing against one another does not mean they cannot be friends afterward.

Rory McIlroy May Take Another Tour Break for Rib Injury

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

“You might not see me until next year,” McIlroy said after finishing the P.G.A. Championship with a round of 68 that left him tied for 22nd over all.

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