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Todd, Taylor tied for lead with 4 holes left in Mayakoba

Nov. 17, 2019 7:07 PM EST

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Brendon Todd was closing in on a second straight victory when he was slowed by two missed putts, and then by darkness Sunday in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Now he faces a sprint to the finish. Todd and Vaughn Taylor were tied for the lead with four holes remaining when the...

Fleetwood wins South Africa, moves to 2nd in Race to Dubai

Nov. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles for a 7-under 65 and rallied from a six-shot deficit to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for his fifth European Tour victory, and first in nearly two years....

Fleetwood comes from 6 shots back to win playoff in Sun City

Nov. 17, 2019 12:16 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles and came from six shots behind to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff on Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for a fifth European Tour victory and his first at the Nedbank. The Englishman made par...

English chips in and takes 1-shot lead at Mayakoba

Nov. 16, 2019 6:21 PM EST

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Harris English feels he got away from the basics that carried him to a promising start to his PGA Tour career. He hopes he’s headed in that direction again. English holed a chip-and-run from off the 18th green Saturday for birdie and a 7-under 64, giving him the...

Lombard leads by 1 in Sun City, Oosthuizen tied for 2nd

Nov. 16, 2019 11:14 AM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Zander Lombard will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and is in position to win his first European Tour title at his country’s most prestigious tournament. The 24-year-old South African, who led by two strokes overnight, ground out...

Danny Lee settles for 62 to lead Mayakoba Classic in Mexico

Nov. 15, 2019 7:04 PM EST

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Danny Lee felt as though he could make everything Friday, and for the longest time he did. Already at 10-under par through 13 holes, Lee started thinking about a sub-60 round when he hit a downhill birdie putt too hard and wound up three-putting for bogey. Four pars later,...

Lombard moves ahead at Sun City by 2, Oosthuizen second

Nov. 15, 2019 11:52 AM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Zander Lombard shot a 7-under-par 65 to overtake fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen and take a two-shot lead after two rounds at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Friday. Lombard, who has just one professional title and none on the European Tour, bogeyed the first but that was...

Rain pushes opening round of Mayakoba Classic to Friday

Nov. 14, 2019 1:54 PM EST

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Heavy rain has washed out the opening round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic until Friday. El Camaleon Golf Club has received nearly 9 inches of rain since Monday. The lead rules official at the tournament, Slugger White, says there has been so much rain that the course...

Oosthuizen overcomes kidney stones to shoot 63 in SAfrica

Nov. 14, 2019 1:36 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen had to make a trip to the hospital this week because of kidney stones. He withdrew from the pro-am at the Nedbank Golf Challenge and was awake since 3 a.m. on the day of the first round because of the discomfort. He was considering pulling out of the main...

Van Rooyen faces a crucial stretch at end of European season

Nov. 12, 2019 6:33 PM EST

Erik Van Rooyen's travels in golf have taken him places he wasn't expecting without ever losing sight of the big picture. He wants to be among the elite in golf, and the next month could be a big step. Even with a poor tee shot at the wrong time — the first hole of a six-man playoff — Van Rooyen's...