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Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Coble loses in semifinals at Senior Amateur

Augusta's Laura Coble lost a heartbreaker in the semifinals of the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur on Wednesday.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

PGA Tour won't move its two North Carolina events out of the state

Commissioner Tim Finchem leaned on charity as a reason why he has no plans to relocate PGA Tour events from North Carolina over HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill" that limits protects for LGBT people.
By Doug Ferguson

Michaux: Kisner down to one final shot to make U.S. Ryder Cup team

Kevin Kisner still harbors hope that he could make captain Davis Love III rethink his plan on Sunday when the final wild-card slot is filled
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Chun wins Evian Championship

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France - In Gee Chun the Evian Championship in record-breaking style on Sunday, winning by four shots to secure her second major with the lowest ever 72-hole score in a major.

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Chun leads LPGA Tour major in France

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France - In Gee Chun shot 5-under-par 66 to take a two-shot lead at the Evian Championship on Friday, keeping the 22-year-old South Korean on course for the second major of her ...

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

Hagestad wins U.S. Mid-Am, earns Masters invitation

ELVERSON, Pa.- Stewart Hagestad rallied to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur title and secure a spot in the Masters Tournament on Thursday, overcoming a late four-hole deficit and beating Scott Harvey with ...

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Documentary shows Bobby Jones away from golf

Georgia Greats: The Long Shadow of Bobby Jones premieres Thursday at 8 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Ferguson: Poulter will be delivering advice, not points for Europe in the Ryder Cup

Ian Poulter's hands will be on the wheel of a golf cart at Hazeltine instead of on a putter at the upcoming Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

McIlroy needs help to win FedEx Cup

Rory McIlroy became a footnote in FedEx Cup history as the only player to win a playoff event and still not be among the top five seeds going into the Tour Championship at East Lake, which begins ...
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Holmes, Kuchar, Fowler added to U.S. team

CHASKA, Minn. - Davis Love III chose Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes and Matt Kuchar for the U.S. Ryder Cup team Monday.
By Jon Krawczynski

Michaux: Three local golfers selected to play in Pebble Beach event

Brette Bryant and Madison Harwell from The First Tee of Augusta and Brice Smoker of The First Tee of Aiken were among the 81 juniors selected to compete with Champions Tour players in this week's ...
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

DeChambeau wins, earns PGA Tour card

BEACHWOOD, Ohio - Bryson DeChambeau won the Tour Finals-opening DAP Championship on Sunday to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season.

Dustin Johnson dominates field to win BMW Championship

CARMEL, Ind. - Dustin Johnson knows as well as anyone that no matter how good he is and how well he plays, something can always go wrong in golf. Just not this week at the BMW Championship. Not ...
By Doug Ferguson

Cunning earns his fourth career Aiken City Amateur victory

AIKEN - Patrick Cunning doesn't always win the City of Aiken Amateur Championship. It just seems that way. Cunning shot 4-under-par 66 on Sunday at Aiken Golf Club to capture the title for the ...
By John Boyette

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Johnson leads by three at BMW Championship

CARMEL, Ind. - Dustin Johnson finished with four birdies over the last five holes Saturday on soggy Crooked Stick for 4-under-par 68, stretching his lead to three shots going into the final round ...

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Johnson, Castro share BMW Championship lead

CARMEL, Ind. - Dustin Johnson set the course record at Crooked Stick on Friday with 9-under-par 63 that gave him a share of the lead with former Georgia Tech golfer Roberto Castro in the BMW ...

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Castro beats rain for BMW Championship lead

CARMEL, Ind. - Roberto Castro was just as good before the rain as he was after the storms cleared at Crooked Strick, running off eight birdies until a bogey on his last hole for 7-under-par 65 and ...

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016

McIlroy now focusing on the two Cups

CARMEL, Ind. - Rory McIlroy suddenly has new life in what had been a drab season.
By Doug Ferguson

Tiger targets October event for return

Tiger Woods says he hopes to play next month in the PGA Tour's Safeway Open in Napa, Calif., his first competitive golf since August 2015.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Stricker increased his schedule ineffort to make Ryder Cup team

The Ryder Cup loss at Medinah is what accelerated Steve Stricker's plan to reduce his schedule after 2012. And it was the Ryder Cup that caused him to fill up his schedule again.
By Doug Ferguson

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