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Schauffele making a name for himself with his golf

Dec. 9, 2019 3:06 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Steve Stricker cared only about securing a spot in the first U.S. Open in his home state of Wisconsin. Still, there was something about the PGA Tour rookie in his group during a 36-hole qualifier that intrigued him. It wasn't just the name: Xander Schauffele. It certainly wasn't...

Bernard and Jason Langer win PNC Father Son Challenge

Dec. 8, 2019 7:10 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jason Langer made a 16-foot eagle putt on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to give father Bernard his fourth victory in the PNC Father Son Challenge. The Langers closed with a second straight 12-under 60 to match Retief and Leo Goosen and Tom and Thomas Lehman atop the leaderboard in...

Langers win Father Son Challenge with playoff eagle

Dec. 8, 2019 6:44 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jason Langer made a 16-foot eagle putt on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to give father Bernard his fourth victory in the PNC Father Son Challenge. The Langers closed with a second straight 12-under 60 to match Retief and Leo Goosen and Tom and Thomas Lehman atop the leaderboard in...

Matt Jones wins second Australian Open title by 1 stroke

Dec. 8, 2019 7:12 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Cruising for most of the final round and a leader after the second and third, Matt Jones suddenly needed to make a big putt on his final hole for a second Australian Open title. He came through, making a testing four-foot par putt on the 18th to hold off Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke after a...

Henrik Stenson delivers big moment to win in Bahamas

Dec. 7, 2019 7:14 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Winless in more than two years, Henrik Stenson found himself in the middle of a wild chase to the finish Saturday with Tiger Woods and the elite in golf all around him. Five players had a chance to win in the final hour. Four had at least a share of the lead at one point. One swing...

Retief and Leo Goosen lead Father Son Challenge

Dec. 7, 2019 6:14 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Retief Goosen and 16-year-old son Leo shot a 14-under 58 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Father Son Challenge scramble event for majors champions. Bernard and Jason Langer and David and Brady Duval opened with 60s in the 36-hole competition at the...

Matt Jones increases Australian Open lead to 3 strokes

Dec. 7, 2019 2:10 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Matt Jones coped best with difficult afternoon conditions Saturday at the Australian Open for a 3-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round. Jones, who led by one stroke after the second round, had a three-round total of 13-under 200 at The Australian Golf Club. American...

Woodland leads in the Bahamas as Tiger gets within 2 shots

Dec. 6, 2019 7:23 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Two big birdies from Gary Woodland gave him the lead in the Hero World Challenge. A closing birdie on a hole that has vexed Tiger Woods put him in range of a third victory this year. Patrick Reed fully expected to be right there until watching video of his club moving sand away from...

Tiger Woods is everywhere in this President Cup

Dec. 6, 2019 12:57 PM EST

The role of Presidents Cup captain typically is reserved for players in the twilight of their careers. Nothing is typical about Tiger Woods. Six months after he was appointed U.S. captain, he won the Tour Championship and nearly captured the FedEx Cup. While picking out team uniforms and choosing vice captains,...

Calum Hill leads Mauritius Open after 2nd round

Dec. 6, 2019 10:28 AM EST

BEL-OMBRE, Mauritius (AP) — Calum Hill took the lead at the Mauritius Open with an 8-under 64 on Friday in the second round. The Scottish golfer, chasing his first European Tour victory, is at 12-under 132 for the tournament. Hill is playing only his sixth event on the European Tour. He is 115th in the...