It was the first American gold medal in golf since 1904, a gap explained by the sport being dropped after those Games and returning only in 2016.
It was a big day for gymnastics, track, golf, tennis, swimming and more.
The golfer’s father, who is his lifelong coach, was an Olympic hopeful for Germany in decathlon 40 years ago, before he lost an eye in a car crash.
The last two U.S. Open winners tested positive for the coronavirus as part of normal procedures for all athletes heading to Tokyo for the Olympics.
The American, who has won just a single tournament since 2017, was the biggest threat to catch Collin Morikawa. But don’t you dare tell Spieth he is back.
The American golfer played a flawless final round at Royal St. George’s, holding off all challengers to finish at 15 under, two strokes ahead of Jordan Spieth.
Louis Oosthuizen, Collin Morikawa and Jordan Spieth are battling one another — and their nerves — with just a few strokes separating them atop the leaderboard.
After setting the 36-hole tournament record on Friday, Oosthuizen led at 11 under par going into the weekend. Morikawa and Jordan Spieth weren’t far behind.
The American golfer wants to win. But after finishing in the top 10 at major tournaments 10 times, without a title, Finau has a healthy perspective on outcomes.
Royal St. George’s offered all the uncertainty a links course can, and Spieth’s opening round reflected calm conditions. Phil Mickelson, teeing off in the afternoon, was not so lucky.
The Open, the only men’s major tournament to shut down last year because of the pandemic, returns with spectators and some strict limitations.
Ahead of the British Open, Koepka said the two were “not going to be high-fiving” each other as Ryder Cup teammates and traced the reason back to 2019.
The killings, discovered at Pinetree Country Club near Kennesaw, Ga., stunned the community.
The Masters Tournament, played annually at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, is one of the South’s grandest spring traditions. It also has its quirks.
Woods’s signature final-round outfit was seemingly everywhere in the golf world on Sunday.
Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer of his generation. But his car accident on Tuesday was the latest setback in a career full of them.
The Times obtained Donald Trump’s tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.
Tax records provide a detailed history of President Trump’s business career, revealing huge losses, looming financial threats and a large, contested refund fro...