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Padraig Harrington powers to 5-shot lead in US Senior Open

Jun. 25, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington finally knows what it's like to overpower a golf course, and it has the Irishman on the verge of a U.S. Senior Open title. Harrington reached both par 5s in two, hitting 5-wood to 7 feet on the 608-yard 12th hole at Saucon Valley, and his...

Schauffele takes 1-shot lead over buddy Cantlay at Travelers

Jun. 25, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over good friend and playing partner Patrick Cantlay into the final round of the Travelers Championship. Schauffele had a 17-under 193 total at TPC River Highlands. Cantlay shot 63. ...

Chun shoots 75, lead down to 3 at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 25, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — This was the moment the rest of the field needed: In Gee Chun standing near the trees, contemplating her situation and then eventually heading back to the point of her previous shot. A shaky third round cut her lead at the Women's PGA Championship in half. ...

Chun shoots 69 to lead by 6 at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 24, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to increase her lead to six strokes halfway through the Women's PGA Championship. Chun led by five after the first round, equaling the biggest 18-hole advantage in the history of women's major championships. The...

Ryder Cup redux: Harrington leads Stricker in US Senior Open

Jun. 24, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker are going at it again on a big stage, and this time they have more say over the outcome at the U.S. Senior Open. The two Ryder Cup captains from Whistling Straits last September will be in the final group going into the...

Xander Schauffele shoots 63 to take 5-shot lead at Travelers

Jun. 24, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele shot his second straight 7-under 63 on Friday to take a five-stroke lead in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion shot a 31 on the front nine at TPC River Highlands with four birdies, then had a 32 on the back, making birdies on...

European tour bans LIV golfers from Scottish Open

Jun. 24, 2022 07:27 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — The European tour banned golfers who competed in the Saudi-backed breakaway LIV series from three upcoming tournaments, including the Scottish Open, on Friday and fined them $120,000. The tour said any players who took part in the inaugural LIV event in England this...

Jay Haas beats his age and shares the lead at US Senior Open

Jun. 23, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Jay Haas has been shooting his age or better for the last three years, just never on a stage quite like Thursday in the U.S. Senior Open. Haas steadied himself from an up-and-down start at soggy Saucon Valley and played much younger than his 68 years down the...

In Gee Chun races to record-tying 5-shot lead at Women's PGA

Jun. 23, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun is alone atop the Women's PGA Championship following a sensational start. In fact, no player has ever been further ahead after 18 holes at a women's major. Chun breezed to an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a five-stroke advantage...

Rory McIlroy, JT Poston share Travelers lead at 8-under 62

Jun. 23, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Rory McIlroy fought off a sinus bug to shoot an 8-under 62 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead with J.T. Poston in the Travelers Championship. Coming off a fifth-place tie Sunday in the U.S. Open after winning the Canadian Open the previous week,...