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Harrington holds on to edge Stricker and win US Senior Open

Jun. 26, 2022 21:07 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington knew the U.S. Senior Open was in his hands Sunday with a five-shot lead. Part of him hoped for an easy day, a chance to wave to the gallery and maybe even show off with some aggressive play that wouldn't cost him. He got the win. It was a...

Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala's double bogey

Jun. 26, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took...

Chun perseveres, holds off Thompson to win Women's PGA

Jun. 26, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizeable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women's PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at...

Li beats Pieters in playoff to win BMW International Open

Jun. 26, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Less than a year after he nearly retired from golf, Li Haotong achieved his third career European tour win and first since 2018 at the BMW International Open on Sunday. Li sank to the ground with loud exclamations of joy and relief after beating Thomas Pieters with a...

In Gee Chun wins the Women's PGA Championship by one shot over Lexi Thompson for her third major title

Jun. 26, 2022 16:08 PM EDT
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun wins the Women's PGA Championship by one shot over Lexi Thompson for her third major title.

LIV Golf heads to Oregon, where local officials aren't happy

Jun. 26, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States. This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players like Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in tiny North Plains,...

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...