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Matt Jones wins second Australian Open title by 1 stroke

Dec. 8, 2019 7:12 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Cruising for most of the final round and a leader after the second and third, Matt Jones suddenly needed to make a big putt on his final hole for a second Australian Open title. He came through, making a testing four-foot par putt on the 18th to hold off Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke after a...

Golf Glance

Dec. 3, 2019 9:33 AM EST

PGA TOUR HERO WORLD CHALLENGE Site: Nassau, Bahamas. Course: Albany Golf Club. Television: Wednesday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon (Golf Channel), noon-3 p.m. (NBC). Purse: $3.5 million. Winner’s share: $1 million. Defending champion:...

Column: Shots that defined the year in golf

Nov. 26, 2019 1:17 PM EST

Every club in the bag had a story to tell this year. Some of them were breathtaking, such as Gary Woodland boldly going for the green on the 14th hole at Pebble Beach in the U.S. Open. Some of them were devastating, such as Francesco Molinari going into Rae’s Creek at the Masters. What follows are 14 shots...

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,...

Fitzpatrick leads as Molinari misses cut at Italian Open

Oct. 11, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Five-time European Tour winner Matthew Fitzpatrick took a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while local favorite Francesco Molinari missed the cut. Fitzpatrick, an Englishman, moved to 10-under par with seven birdies and one bogey for a round of 65 at Olgiata...