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Sep 14, 2014

Norman survives chainsaw accident

Golf great Greg Norman said he was recovering in a U.S. hospital Sunday after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw. Australia’s former world No. 1 posted a photo to Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with his left arm heavily ...

Sep 13, 2014

U.S. triumphs in World Amateur Team Championship

SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau birdied the final hole and Canadian playing partner Corey Conners closed with a bogey to give the United States a two-stroke victory Saturday in the World Amateur Team Championship. The United States won the Eisenhower Trophy for the record 15th ...

Matsuyama qualifies for season-ending Tour Championship

Sep 8, 2014

Matsuyama qualifies for season-ending Tour Championship

Hideki Matsuyama qualified for next week’s Tour Championship after finishing 20th with a 4-under 276 at the BMW Championship on Sunday. The result left Matsuyama 28th in the FedEx Cup standings. The top 30 appear in the Tour Championship starting Thursday, which allowed Matsuyama ...

Garcia takes control in second round

Sep 6, 2014

Garcia takes control in second round

Sergio Garcia hit great shots that led to eagle, birdie and par Friday. They carried him to a 6-under 64, giving him a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship on ever-changing Cherry Hills. Garcia holed out from a greenside bunker ...

Palmer shoots 63 to grab early lead

Aug 30, 2014

Palmer shoots 63 to grab early lead

Ryan Palmer has felt all year that something special was going to happen. For now, he’ll take his lowest round of the season. Palmer took only 21 putts and made birdie on half of his holes Friday on the TPC Boston, giving him an ...

Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Aug 26, 2014

Tiger splits with swing coach Foley after four years

Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no major wins. Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval ...

Ueda ends three-year title drought

Aug 24, 2014

Ueda ends three-year title drought

Former money winner Momoko Ueda captured the CAT Ladies by a single shot to end a three-year drought on Sunday. “It was a long time. A really, really long time,” said a tearful Ueda, a former U.S. LPGA Tour cardholder who won for the ...

Scott, Tringale take charge

Aug 23, 2014

Scott, Tringale take charge

Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year — a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title. Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round Friday, and then closed ...

McIlroy wants to ride incredible run into FedEX Cup race

Aug 21, 2014

McIlroy wants to ride incredible run into FedEX Cup race

The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn’t even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake. “That’s not going to happen,” said Rory McIlroy, with a smile. He’s correct, based on simple math. Padraig Harrington won the ...

Park claims LPGA Championship after playoff

Aug 18, 2014

Park claims LPGA Championship after playoff

Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume. Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff ...

Aug 17, 2014

Ishikawa falls out of contention

Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa crashed out of title contention after carding a disastrous 8-over-par 78 in the third round of the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. Ishikawa started the day in the seventh place and just two shots off the lead after he posted a 62 ...

Aug 16, 2014

Ishikawa in hunt for first PGA title

Ryo Ishikawa put himself in contention for his first PGA title on Friday, when he fired in nine birdies for an 8-under-par 62 to sit two strokes off the lead at the Wyndham Championship. Ishikawa is tied for seventh, two strokes back of joint ...