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Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Van Zyl now leads by two in Turkey

ANTALYA, Turkey - Jaco van Zyl held on to the lead at the Turkish Airlines Open by shooting 3-under-par 69 in the second round.

Justin Thomas leads in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Justin Thomas had an eagle and nine birdies in shooting a course-record 11-under-par 61 at the CIMB Classic on Friday, taking the lead into the weekend at the PGA Tour's ...

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Piercy leads by three shots in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Scott Piercy shot 10-under-par 62 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic.

Van Zyl's 61 carries him to first-round lead in Turkey

ANTALYA, Turkey - Jaco Van Zyl made nine birdies and an eagle for 11-under-par 61 on Thursday to take a three-shot lead after the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

McDowell plans to play early PGA Tour events in 2105

Graeme McDowell is going on nine months without a top 10 on any tour, so he is eager to get this year behind him and start all over again. He gets to do both in a span of three weeks.
By Doug Ferguson

Fields have been strong for PGA Tour season

The new PGA Tour season already is unusual because of the strength of the fields.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

New golf rules eliminate several disqualifications

Golfers no longer face automatic disqualification for two violations, including an incorrect scorecard, under the latest set of rules that reflect a little more leniency in handing out penalties.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Rose hangs on to win Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG - Justin Rose won his first European Tour title in 15 months Sunday, warding off a stubborn challenge from Lucas Bjerregaard to win the Hong Kong Open by one shot.

Kaufman all smiles after his final-round 61 helps him win in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Smylie Kaufman won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in his fifth PGA Tour start, shooting a 10-under-par 61 and waiting more than two hours to see if anyone could ...
By Michael Martinez

Peak Amateur Series Matches end in "gentleman's agreement tie"

McCORMICK, S.C. - The best amateur golfers of the season from Georgia and South Carolina went a long way to play three matches for what South Carolina senior division captain Glen Hurt called a ...
By David Westin

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Stegmaier closess with biride to take Las Vegas lead

LAS VEGAS - Brett Stegmaier birdied the final hole for a 3-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
By Michael Martinez

Rose, Bjerregaard tied for Hong Kong Open lead

HONG KONG - Justin Rose and Lucas Bjerregaard led the Hong Kong Open by four strokes after Saturday's third round.

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

PGA Tour rookie starts strong in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Brett Stegmaier was the leader in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open when darkness fell on Friday.
By Michael Martinez

Rose takes over top spot in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Justin Rose shot 4-under-par 66 to grab a one-shot lead after the second round of the Hong Kong Open on Friday.

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Trio are tied for lead in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Canada's David Hearn birdied his final three holes in perfect morning conditions for 7-under-par 64 and a share of the lead Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
By Michael Martinez

Two lead in Hong Kong after 64s

Hong Kong - Andrea Pavan made four birdies on his last six holes to take a share of the lead with Lu Wei-chihafter the first round of the Hong Kong Open with 6-under-par 64.

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Ferguson: Short PGA Tour off-season can be valuable to some

NAPA, Calif. - The PGA Tour went 17 days from when Jordan Spieth's putt ended one season until Will MacKenzie's tee shot started another. For Steven Bowditch, who played in the Presidents Cup, the ...
By Doug Ferguson

Royal Portrush to play host to 2019 British Open

The British Open is heading across the Irish Sea for the first time in nearly 70 years, with Royal Portrush announced Tuesday as the 2019 venue for golf's oldest major championship.

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Langer rallies to win in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - Bernhard Langer rallied to win the San Antonio Championship on Sunday for his second victory of the year and 25th overall on the Champions Tour.

Grillo wins in rookie debut at Silverado

NAPA, Calif. - Emiliano Grillo of Argentina won in his PGA Tour rookie debut Sunday at the Open by holing a 25-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 69, and then making the most out of a second ...
By Doug Ferguson

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