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Parel, Tolles top PGA Tour Champions playoff opener

Oct. 19, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Scott Parel shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Tommy Tolles in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the PGA Tour Champions' Charles Schwab Cup playoffs. Parel rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 15th with...

Thomas, Lee tied for 3rd-round lead at CJ Cup in South Korea

Oct. 19, 2019 4:47 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas was looking at a three-stroke lead after three rounds at the CJ Cup with one hole to play Saturday, which would have set him up nicely for his second win in three years at South Korea's only PGA Tour event. But the 18th hole saw a big swing in the scoring at...

Top-ranked Koepka withdraws from CJ Cup with knee injury

Oct. 18, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Top-ranked Brooks Koepka withdrew from the PGA Tour's CJ Cup before the third round Saturday after aggravating a left knee injury a day earlier when he slipped on wet concrete. Playing his second event since stem cell treatment on the knee Aug. 25, Koepka shot a 3-over 75 on...

Matt Every suspended 3 months for drug of abuse

Oct. 18, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Matt Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. Every said it was legal prescription for cannabis to treat mental health. "To be clear, I tested positive for cannabis, a drug I do not abuse and a...

Justin Thomas takes 2-stroke after 2 rounds at CJ Cup

Oct. 18, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas shot a 9-under 63 Friday to take a two-stroke lead at the CJ Cup, putting himself in position to win his second PGA Tour event in South Korea in three years. Thomas, who won the inaugural CJ Cup in 2017, had a two-round total of 13-under 131 at Nine Bridges....

Tommy Tolles lead PGA Tour Champions playoff opener

Oct. 18, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tommy Tolles closed with a birdie for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead Friday in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the Charles Schwab Cup playoffs. The 52-year-old Tolles had seven birdies in the bogey-free round in cool, breezy conditions on...

Struggling Francesco Molinari changes his caddy

Oct. 18, 2019 7:54 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — A year after winning the British Open and one week after failing to make the cut in his home Italian Open, Francesco Molinari says he is changing his caddy. Pello Iguaran had been on Molinari's bag for four years but Molinari writes on Instagram that Mark Fulcher, Justin Rose's former caddie,...

Jason Day shoots 66, trails by 2 strokes at CJ Cup

Oct. 17, 2019 6:02 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Jason Day's attempt to impress International team captain Ernie Els for a spot at the Presidents Cup took a positive turn on Thursday when the Australian shot a 6-under 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. In the first...

Juggling Gary Woodland back in South Korea for CJ Cup

Oct. 16, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Gary Woodland finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka in last year's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. He returns this year for the first of three PGA Tour events in Asia with a major victory on his resume and two new infant seats in the back of the family car. Woodland won the U.S. Open...

Column: Griffin values free golf lesson from a caring pro

Oct. 15, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steve Prater can recall only one time in more than 30 years as a PGA professional that he refused payment for a golf lesson. Lanto Griffin doesn't know where he would be without it. He certainly would not be spending six hours Tuesday scrolling through 475 text messages of...