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Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Sep 26, 2016

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, “The King” died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. ...

Johnson tied for lead in Tour Championship

Sep 25, 2016

Johnson tied for lead in Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson had a reasonable lie in the rough and only a few pine tree branches blocking his path to the 17th green. Neither seemed like a problem until he played the wrong shot, clipped the tree and wound up with a double bogey ...

Chun in control at Evian Championship

Sep 18, 2016

Chun in control at Evian Championship

South Korean golfer Chun In-gee knows she’s in sight of her second major — and a record — after extending her lead to four shots after the third round of the Evian Championship on Saturday. Chun carded a 6-under 65 in the rain to ...

Sep 10, 2016

Johnson cards course-record 63

U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson doesn’t care about the physics behind his new putter. Seeing more putts drop is enough for him. Johnson made two eagles in a span of seven holes, shot 31 on the back nine and set the course record at ...

Tiger hoping to return to competition next month

Sep 8, 2016

Tiger hoping to return to competition next month

Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year. Woods said if his ...

Chappell conquers nerves to take lead into third round

Sep 4, 2016

Chappell conquers nerves to take lead into third round

Kevin Chappell made six birdies and an eagle Saturday and wound up with the 36-hole lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Nothing brought out more emotion than his only bogey. Chappell missed the green well to the right on the 13th hole and with ...

Uehara sinks two holes in one at Canadian Women's Open

Aug 29, 2016

Uehara sinks two holes in one at Canadian Women's Open

Ayako Uehara became the fourth golfer in U.S. LPGA tour history to score two holes in one in a single tournament when she aced the par-3 No. 8 at the final round of the Canadian Women’s Open on Sunday. Uehara, who had her first ...

Ishikawa wins on domestic tour

Aug 28, 2016

Ishikawa wins on domestic tour

Ryo Ishikawa, who has struggled with lower back issues this year, captured the JGTO tour’s Rizap KBC Augusta on Sunday by five strokes for his first win of the season. On a day when play was suspended for nearly three hours due to approaching ...

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Aug 27, 2016

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa will represent Japan at the World Cup of Golf as the PGA Tour on Friday announced the final field for the Nov. 23-27 event at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. Matsuyama had already secured his place in ...

Matsuyama ties for third at Wyndham Championship

Aug 22, 2016

Matsuyama ties for third at Wyndham Championship

Hideki Matsuyama struggled on the putting green but still managed to move three notches up the leaderboard and finish in a two-way tie for third place at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday. Matsuyama, whose charge was slowed by a bogey and a double-bogey a ...