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Hubbard's birdie runs takes him to 65 and Mississippi lead

Oct. 01, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mark Hubbard ran off five straight birdies on the back nine and ended with a superb shot to 4 feet, giving him a 7-under 65 and a one-shot lead Saturday n the Sanderson Farms Championship as he goes for his first PGA Tour victory. Hubbard has gone 163 starts...

Charley Hull with 8 birdies posts 64 to take lead in Texas

Sep. 30, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Charley Hull has forced herself to work a little harder on the putting and she saw it pay off Friday with eight birdies in her round of 7-under 64 to take the 36-hole lead in The Ascendant LPGA. Hull seized control with four birdies in a six-hole stretch...

Hughes birdies last 2 holes to catch Detry in Mississippi

Sep. 30, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mackenzie Hughes thought he had a chance to be picked for the Presidents Cup because of his putting. The strength of his game helped carry him to a 9-under 63 on Friday and a share of the lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Hughes birdied his last two...

PGA Tour countersuit accuses LIV Golf of unfair tactics

Sep. 30, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

The PGA Tour has filed a counterclaim against Saudi-funded LIV Golf accusing the rival league of inducing top players to breach PGA Tour contracts by claiming the tour could not enforce them. The counterclaim was included in the PGA Tour's response to the amended antitrust lawsuit...

Xiyu Lin makes late eagle to take LPGA lead in Texas

Sep. 29, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Xiyu Lin of China made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 17th hole Thursday that sent her to a 6-under 65 and a one-shot lead in The Ascendant LPGA. The late eagle from Lin, twice a runner-up on the LPGA Tour this season, took attention away from Atthaya...

Riley with 66 shares lead at Sanderson Farms in home state

Sep. 29, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Davis Riley got off to a hot start and kept bogeys off his card to the end for a 6-under 66 and a share of the lead Thursday with Will Gordon in the Sanderson Farms Championship, the PGA Tour event he considers his fifth major. Riley grew up about 90 miles...

LIV Golf denies report of deal to buy TV time on FS1

Sep. 28, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

Saudi-funded LIV Golf denied a report Tuesday that it was close to a U.S. television deal in which it would buy time to be shown on FS1. Golfweek cited multiple sources it did not identify in saying the agreement is still being finalized. It would go against what Greg...

Americans can count on turnover for the Ryder Cup team

Sep. 27, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Before the Presidents Cup party could even get started, the Americans couldn't escape questions about what comes next. The Ryder Cup is one year away in Rome, and while the Americans demolished an aging European team at Whistling Straits last year, they have...

Mickelson asks to remove name from lawsuit against PGA Tour

Sep. 27, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

Phil Mickelson, the driving force among PGA Tour players in the rival LIV Golf series, and three other players asked a federal judge Tuesday to remove their names from the antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour. Talor Gooch, Hudson Swafford and Ian Poulter filed separately to have...

McIlroy returns to St. Andrews for Dunhill; LPGA in Texas

Sep. 27, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

EUROPEAN TOUR ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: St. Andrews, Scotland. Courses: St. Andrews (Yardage: 7,318. Par: 72); Carnoustie GL (Yardage: 7,394. Par: 72); Kingsbarns GL (Yardage: 7,227. Par: 72). Prize money: $5 million....