Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both.
Reactions to golf great Arnold Palmer's death Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh:
Rory McIlroy rolled in a 14-foot birdie putt at the fourth hole of a sudden death playoff to edge Ryan Moore for the USPGA Tour Championship and claim the US$10 million FedExCup playoff bonus.
Taiwan's Chan Shih-chang shot a stunning final-round 62 to win the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup by two strokes on Sunday at Osaka's Ibaraki Country Club.
Dustin Johnson was in trouble from the start Thursday, just not for very long. The game feels easy for the U.S. Open champion, who began his bid for the FedEx Cup title on Thursday with a 4-under 66 to share the lead at the Tour Championship.
One by one, the Canadian players strolled into the media room at Air Canada Centre on Thursday afternoon for an off-day availability at the World Cup of Hockey.
This year's Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, Taiwan's only golf tournament officially sanctioned by the U.S. LPGA and supported by Fubon Financial Holdings as the title sponsored for the third year, is scheduled to tee off from Oct. 6 to Oct. 9 at the Miramar Golf Country Club in New Taipei City, according to the company.
Teresa Lu (盧曉晴) of Taiwan won the Munsingwear Ladies Tokai Classic 2016 Tournament Sunday, taking her second title in the LPGA of Japan Tour with a three-round total of 198.
Sam Ryder, Adam Schenk and Keith Mitchell each shot 7-under 64 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Web.com Tour Finals' Albertsons Boise Open.
Paul Casey made a birdie and eagle over the last three holes Sunday for a 5-under 66 and a three-shot lead going into the Labor Day finish at the Deutsche Bank Championship.