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  1. Rory McIlroy Caps Season With a Win at the Tour Championship Sports, Today

    By adding PGA Tour’s finale and FedEx Cup to his victories, he threw himself into competition with Brooks Koepka for Player of the Year.

  2. 6 Injured in Lightning Strike at PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta Sports, Yesterday

    A half-dozen people were injured, including one of the tournament’s vendors, after lightning struck a tree near the 16th tee during a weather delay. “It was like a sonic boom,” the vendor said.

  3. A Marathon for a PGA Tour Rookie Sports, August 23

    Sungjae Im of South Korea, the only rookie to advance to the Tour Championship and its youngest competitor, kept playing and playing this season to reach an unlikely goal.

  4. Koepka and Schauffele Catch Thomas to Share the Tour Championship Lead Sports, August 22

    Under the new scoring format in the FedEx Cup playoffs, Thomas needed to shoot only par in the first round to stay on top.

  5. Are the FedEx Cup Playoffs Rewarding the Wrong Players? Sports, August 22

    Neither Tiger Woods, the Masters winner, nor Shane Lowry, the British Open champ, made the 30-man field of the playoff finale, the Tour Championship. Some players in the field are questioning the rules.

  6. Stephen Curry to Bankroll Golf’s Return to Howard University Sports, August 19

    The basketball star will donate a seven-figure sum to fund men’s and women’s Division I golf at the university for at least six years.

  7. Tiger Woods Watches His Season End at BMW Championship Sports, August 18

    Justin Thomas got his first PGA Tour win of the season and Woods, who finished tied for 37th, began his transition to Presidents Cup captain.

  8. Woods Bounces Back and Thomas Sets Record at the BMW Championship Sports, August 17

    Tiger Woods is tied for 31st but far off the lead, where Justin Thomas sits on a six-shot edge heading into Sunday’s final round.

  9. Tiger Woods’s Caddie Is a Reluctant Star Sports, August 16

    Joe LaCava, Woods’s caddie since 2011, was inducted into the Caddie Hall of Fame this week, and golf fans have been acknowledging his milestone.

  10. A Rough Start, but a Great Day for Justin Thomas at BMW Championship Sports, August 15

    A hard time on the range and a shot off a tree early on couldn’t stop Thomas from matching a course record.

  11. Golf’s New Breed Tries to Speed Things Up Sports, August 15

    PGA Tour executives have long resisted singling out anyone for taking a long time to hit a shot. So some of the top young players are applying peer pressure.

  12. Tiger and Serena Confront Twilight and Aching Backs Sports, August 14

    They were the greatest players of their generation, perhaps any generation. But time eventually catches up with everyone.

  13. Peaking at the Perfect Time, Patrick Reed Wins The Northern Trust Sports, August 11

    Reed ended a 16-month title drought by holding off Abraham Ancer for a one-stroke lead at Liberty National Golf Club.

  14. Bryson DeChambeau Wastes No Time Responding to Slow Play Critics Sports, August 10

    Other golfers had complained about his pace during Friday’s round.

  15. Jordan Spieth Finds Youthful Inspiration at the Northern Trust Sports, August 9

    Spieth, 26, played the first two rounds with Matthew Wolff, 20, and absorbed some of his aggressive style. Seeking his first win in two years, Spieth headed into the weekend in second place.

  16. Tiger Woods Withdraws From Northern Trust Sports, August 9

    Woods, who finished the first round 13 strokes behind the tournament’s leader, cited an abdominal injury.

  17. In His Twilight, Tiger Woods Searches for the Bright Spots Sports, August 8

    Since his dramatic Masters victory in April, Woods has struggled to compete, adjusting his workload according to his back pain.

  18. FedEx Cup Rule Changes Make Playoffs Easier (for Fans) Sports, August 7

    New format shortens playoff to three weeks and gives players more opportunity to contend.

  19. Hinako Shibuno Wins Women’s British Open Sports, August 4

    The 20-year-old Shibuno, who was making her debut in a major championship, birdied five of the final nine holes to close out a four-under-par 68.

  20. Hinako Shibuno on Cusp of Dream Debut at Women’s British Open Sports, August 3

    In her major championship debut, the 20-year-old shot a 67 to seize a two-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round.

  21. Ashleigh Buhai Expands Her Lead on Day 2 of the British Open Sports, August 2

    The 30-year-old Buhai, who has never won on the L.P.G.A. tour, shot 67 on Friday to take a three-shot lead into the weekend.

  22. Ashleigh Buhai Starts Off Well at the Women’s British Open Sports, August 1

    The South African shot a seven-under 65 and took a one-stroke lead over Hinako Shibuno of Japan and Danielle Kang of the United States.

  23. Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 Sports, August 1

    A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of Fame.”

  24. Jin Young Ko Wins Evian Championship, Her Second Major This Season Sports, July 28

    The two-shot victory put Ko back in the No. 1 spot in the women’s world golf rankings.

  25. South Koreans Hold Top Four Spots at Evian Championship Sports, July 27

    Hyo Joo Kim leads the major by one stroke, followed by Sung Hyun Park. Jin Young Ko and Inbee Park are four strokes off the lead.