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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Canadian teen leads LPGA major

SAMMAMISH, Wash. - Buoyed by the early ace and birdies on her final two holes, Brooke Henderson took the lead Thursday in the Women's PGA Championship, the second of the LPGA Tour's five major ...

St. Jude Classic co-leader continues to shine in Memphis

Tom Hoge, Shawn Stefani and Seung-yul Noh shared the FedEx St. Jude Classic lead at 5-under-par 65 on Thursday.
By Teresa M. Walker

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Mickelson begins U.S. Open tuneup

Phil Mickelson is in the midst of a busy three weeks, so he made sure he got one of the first tee times bright and early Wednesday morning for the pro-am at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, ...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Woods won't play in the U.S. Open

Tiger Woods said Tuesday he is not playing at the U.S. Open this year as he recovers from back surgery.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Augusta's Parker makes the U.S. Open

Augusta's Chase Parker made it through a playoff for one of the final spots in a U.S. Open qualifier on Monday in Rockville, Md.

Woods will write book on the 1997 Masters

Woods is writing his second book, which will look back on his historic victory in the 1997 Masters, when he broke 20 records and became the first player of black heritage to win a major championship.

Woods book to focus on 1997 Masters victory

Tiger Woods is writing his second book, which will look back on his historic victory in the 1997 Masters Tournament, when he broke 20 records and became the first player of black heritage to win a ...

Sunday, June 5, 2016

McGirt survives playoff for his first PGA Tour victory

DUBLIN, Ohio - William McGirt thought he hit it big when he won the Cabarrus Classic and pocketed $16,000, the second-largest prize on the Tar Heel Tour. That was in 2007, and it felt like a ...
By Doug Ferguson

McGirt gets first PGA Tour win at Memorial

William McGirt won for the first time on the PGA Tour in a sudden-death playoff over Jon Curran. It was the third straight year that a first-time PGA Tour winner won at the Memorial. The victory ...
By Doug Ferguson

Fitzpatrick wins Nordea Masters for second European Tour title

STOCKHOLM - Matthew Fitzpat­rick eased his way to a three-shot victory on Sunday at the Nordea Masters for his second European Tour title.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Kuchar still tied for lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio - Matt Kuchar shot 2-under 70 for a share of the lead at the Memorial with William McGirt (64) and Gary Woodland (69) at 14-under 202.

Friday, June 3, 2016

John Inman leads Champions event

DES MOINES, Iowa - John Inman shot 7-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic.

Steele, Kuchar share Memorial lead

DUBLIN, Ohio - Brendan Steele had 5-under-par 67 on Friday and was tied for the lead with past Memorial champion Matt Kuchar (66) going into a wide-open weekend.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Dustin Johnson leads the way at the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio - Dustin Johnson set the pace early with 10 birdies on his way to 8-under-par 64 at the Me­morial.
By Doug Ferguson

Six share lead in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM - Six players, including French rookie Clement Berardo, share the lead after the opening day of the European Tour's Nordea Masters on Thursday with 5-under-par 67s.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Oregon wins NCAA golf title

EUGENE, Ore. - Sulman Raza made a 7-foot birdie putt on the third extra hole of sudden death to outlast Taylor Funk and give Oregon its first NCAA golf title, 3-2 over short-handed Texas on Wednesday.

Mickelson ready to put role in probe behind him

DUBLIN, Ohio - Phil Mickelson said he was disappointed to get caught up in a federal investigation that linked him to an insider trader scheme and that he needed to be more responsible for the ...
By Doug Ferguson

World Golf Championships event at Trump's course in Miami is moving to Mexico

Donald Trump said the PGA Tour has informed him the event at the Trump-owned Doral in Miami is leaving next year for Mexico City.

PGA Tour event leaving Trump's resort for Mexico City

The chairman of the World Golf Championship held at Donald Trump's golf resort at Doral says the tournament is moving to Mexico City.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Long-time Masters official dies

Will F. Nicholson Jr., a longtime Masters Tournament official, died Satur­day in Denver. He was 87.

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