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Jessica Korda watches her tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jessica Korda rallies to beat Kang in playoff at LPGA opener

Jan. 24, 2021 5:49 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Korda closed with a 5-under 66 and holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Sunday to beat Danielle Kang in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions and start the LPGA Tour season on a good note. Korda won for the sixth time on the LPGA Tour, and it was...

Jessica Korda with 60 moves within 2 shots of Danielle Kang

Jan. 23, 2021 6:08 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Kang played great, tying her career low with an 8-under 63 and protecting her lead Saturday in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Jessica Korda owned the day. A sizzling 28 on the back nine — 9-under par — at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club...

Danielle Kang takes lead into weekend in LPGA Tour opener

Jan. 22, 2021 10:40 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Kang continued to sail along at the LPGA Tour’s season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on Friday, shooting a 6-under 65 to stretch her lead to two shots. A five-time LPGA Tour winner ranked fifth in the world, Kang had a 13-under 129 total at...

Kang tops Korda sisters, takes lead in LPGA Tour opener

Jan. 21, 2021 5:08 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Kang managed to steal some of the spotlight from the Korda sisters on Thursday as the LPGA Tour opened its 71st season with a winners-only field at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Kang opened the year with a bogey-free, 7-under 64 for a one-shot lead over...

Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, tees off on the 18th hole during the first round of the PNC Championship golf tournament, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Harrington: Too many Ryder Cup picks can cause problems

Jan. 19, 2021 4:44 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The start of the European Tour season in Abu Dhabi is a resumption of the Ryder Cup points race, and European captain Padraig Harrington made it clear he is looking for players in form for the September matches. Europe changed its points system because the tour was shut down for four months...

LPGA opens with consecutive events in Florida a month apart

Jan. 13, 2021 4:36 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Gainbridge LPGA tournament is moving to Lake Nona, giving the LPGA Tour consecutive events in Florida one month apart to start its 2021 season. The Gainbridge LPGA, to be played Feb. 25-28, is in its second year. It was played last year at Boca Rio Golf Club in Boca Raton. Lake...

President Donald Trump gestures as he steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Valley International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Harlingen, Texas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Column: Trump and golf were never a comfortable fit

Jan. 12, 2021 10:06 PM EST

Donald Trump was never a comfortable fit for golf. Not as president of the United States, a polarizing position long before the advent of Twitter or any other form of social media. Not even when he merged his affection for golf with his ambition to cater to the wealthy at his hotels and golf courses. The star of...

Harris English holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP)

No fans at Riviera, no amateurs in Palm Springs for PGA Tour

Jan. 12, 2021 8:08 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — No fans in Los Angeles. No amateurs in Palm Springs. Those were the latest announcements on PGA Tour stops in California as golf heads back to the mainland next week. The Genesis Invitational at Riviera on Feb. 18-21 was predictable. COVID-19 cases are raging in the state with the nation's...

FILE - Dustin Johnson waves after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., in a Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, file photo. Some volume is returning to the Masters, just maybe not the head-turning roars. Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley said Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, the club intends to allow a limited number of spectators for the Masters on April 8-11, provided it can be done safely, given the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Masters plans for a limited number of spectators in April

Jan. 12, 2021 6:06 PM EST

Some volume is returning to the Masters, just maybe not the head-turning roars. Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley said Tuesday the club intends to allow a limited number of spectators for the Masters on April 8-11, provided it can be done safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In other areas, the Masters in April...

Collin Morikawa hits from the first tee during the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP)

Another week in paradise for the PGA Tour in Hawaii

Jan. 12, 2021 12:02 PM EST

PGA TOUR SONY OPEN Site: Honolulu. Course: Waialae CC. Yardage: 7,044. Par: 70. Prize money: $6.6 million. Winner's share: $1,188,000. Television: Thursday-Saturday, 7-10:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 6-10 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Cameron Smith. FedEx Cup leader: Dustin Johnson. Last tournament:...