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Munoz wins Sanderson Farms in playoff for 1st PGA Tour title

Sep. 22, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sebastian Munoz of Colombia didn't think he was good enough for the PGA Tour unless he watched Carlos Ortiz of Mexico, his teammate at North Texas, reach the big leagues. He wasn't sure he was good enough to win until watching Joaquin Niemann of Chile win last week. Munoz was on his...

Mediate rallies to win Sanford International

Sep. 22, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rocco Mediate needed just about everything to go right for him to win the Sanford International, and it did. Ken Duke had everything go wrong on the last hole that helped Mediate to his first victory on the PGA Tour Champions in three years. Mediate birdied his last two holes for a...

Willet wins at home and captures European flagship event

Sep. 22, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Former Masters champion Danny Willett outplayed Jon Rahm in the final group at Wentworth and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the BMW PGA Championship by three shots for his first victory on home soil in England. Willett won for the seventh time in his career and moves back...

Willett wins at home for 1st time at BMW PGA Championship

Sep. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Danny Willett won a European Tour event on home soil for the first time in his career with a three-shot victory at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday. The 31-year-old Englishman held off nearest challenger Jon Rahm in the final round. Willett shot a 5-under 67 to finish 20...

Triplett, Duke tied for lead in PGA Tour Champions

Sep. 21, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ken Duke has played 313 times on the PGA Tour, 159 times on the Korn Ferry and this is his 16th start on the PGA Tour Champions since turning 50 this year. All that experience and Duke gets to try something new in the Sanford International. This is the first time he's had at least...

Munoz shoots 63, leads Sanderson Farms by 1 shot

Sep. 21, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sebastian Munoz and Carlos Ortiz both went to North Texas, live in the Dallas area and have played plenty of practice rounds together. The next occasion will have a lot more at stake. Munoz made a 15-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole to take the lead and saved par with a 7-foot putt...

Connecticut PGA event raised $2.1 million for charity

Sep. 21, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — This summer's Travelers Championship golf tournament raised more than $2.1 million for charity. The tournament, part of the PGA tour, donates 100% of its net proceeds to 150 local charities. Since Travelers took over the title sponsorship of the tournament in 2007, the event has...

Rahm, Willett share lead after 3 rounds at BMW PGA Champs

Sep. 21, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Jon Rahm endured a wild end to his third round at the BMW PGA Championship to drop back into a share of the lead with Danny Willett at the flagship European Tour event on Saturday. Holding a two-stroke lead after playing the first 16 holes in 5 under, Rahm hit a spectator...

The Latest: Americans, Australians celebrate in Rose Garden

Sep. 20, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the state visit to the U.S. by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (all times local): 10:30 p.m. American and Australian luminaries gathered under the stars in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, resolutely "celebrating" even as serious matters of national security...

Byeong Hun An leads storm-delayed Mississippi tour event

Sep. 20, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Byeong Hun An was making so many birdies in the Sanderson Farms Championship he worried the storms would cost him momentum. Even waking up at 4 a.m. to play 25 holes Friday didn't slow him. An finished off a 6-under 66 in the morning and then birdied four straight holes to start the...