• Troy Merritt watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during the third round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Merritt, Chappell share lead at Quicken Loans National

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Troy Merritt shot a tournament-record 10-under 61 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Kevin Chappell after three rounds in the Quicken Loans National.

  • Kenny Perry waves to the crowd after his eagle putt on the 18th hole during the second round of the Champions Tour 3M Championships golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at TPC Twins Cities in Blaine, Minn..(AP Photo/Andy Clayton King)

    Perry shoots 61 to take lead in 3M Championship

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Thoughts of a 59 crept into Kenny Perry’s mind early in his record-tying round Saturday in the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship.

  • Sweden’s Widegren leads by 1 at Madeira Islands Open

    SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Pontus Widegren of Sweden will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Madeira Islands Open, and hope of a first win on the European Tour.

  • Warren eagles 1st extra hole to reach match play semifinals

    ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) — Marc Warren of Scotland holed an approach shot from 59 yards for eagle on the 19th to beat Tyrrell Hatton in an action-packed quarterfinal at the Paul Lawrie Match Play on Saturday.

  • Tom Watson tees off on the tenth hole during the first round of the Champions Tour 3M Championships golf tournament on Friday July 31, 2015 at TPC Twins Cities in Blaine, Minn..(AP Photo/Andy Clayton King)

    Local favorite Tom Lehman leads 3M Championship

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The past couple of years have not been happy homecomings for Tom Lehman.

  • Walker, Widegren joint 2nd-round leaders at Madeira Open

    SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Sam Walker of England and Pontus Widegren of Sweden both shot a 6-under 66 Friday to sit tied for the lead after the second round of the Madeira Islands Open.

  • Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Friday, July 31, 2015.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

  • Louisiana-Monroe names Baldwin as new men’s golf coach

    MONROE, La. (AP) — Bringing 27 years of Division I head coaching experience to the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Tim Baldwin has been hired as head coach of the men’s golf program.

  • Tiger Woods hits out of the sand on the first hole during the first round of the Quicken Loans National Golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag.

  • Hortal of Spain takes 1st-round lead in Madeira Islands Open

    SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Antonio Hortal of Spain carded a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Madeira Islands Open on Thursday.