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PGA Tour in Mississippi, Europe starts Rolex Series swing

Sep. 29, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

PGA TOUR SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Jackson, Mississippi. Course: Country Club of Jackson. Yardage: 7,461. Par: 72. Purse: $6.6 million. Winner's share: $1.18 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Sebastian Munoz. FedEx Cup leader: Bryson DeChambeau. Last week:...

Dustin Johnson, of the United States, plays his shot from the fourth tee during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Loaded fields for Asia events now in Vegas, California

Sep. 29, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

Dustin Johnson leads the top five players in the world who have committed to play the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, the start of a two-week stretch of relocated Asia events that includes Tiger Woods returning to California. The CJ Cup typically is held in South Korea, followed by the Zozo Championship in...

Swafford's late birdie leads to victory at Punta Cana

Sep. 27, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Hudson Swafford lost control of the tournament without ever losing any confidence he could hit the right shot when it counted. Standing in the 13th fairway Sunday in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship, he had a four-shot lead. Walking off the 15th...

Adam Long posts 64 to take the lead in Dominican Republic

Sep. 26, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Adam Long went from trying to hit a fairway to a course so open it's hard to miss. He went from grinding over pars to pouring in birdies. One week after he toiled to a tie for 13th at Winged Foot in the U.S. Open, Long is loving life in the Caribbean. Long ran off five...

Hornet sting, birdies take Swafford to lead at Punta Cana

Sep. 25, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — A hornet sting early and a bunch of birdies late carried Hudson Swafford to a 5-under 67 on Friday for a two-shot lead going into the weekend of the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. Joining him in the final group will be Sean O'Hair, who missed an entire...

McCumber part of 4-way share of lead in Dominican Republic

Sep. 24, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tyler McCumber was the only player to reach 8-under par Thursday in the Caribbean breeze until he dropped a shot on his 17th hole and fell into a four-way for the lead in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. Sepp Straka was the only one at 7-under 65 who...

NBC Sports Group promotes Bevacqua to chairman

Sep. 24, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Pete Bevacqua has been promoted to chairman of the NBC Sports Group. He succeeds Mark Lazarus, who was named chairman of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming in May. Lazarus had been NBC Sports' chairman since 2011 when he took over from Dick Ebersol. Bevacqua came to NBC Sports in...

Wake Forest running back Kenneth Walker III (9) looks for room to run against North Carolina State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

The Latest: Scottish Open decides not to have limited fans

Sep. 23, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The European Tour has decided against having a limited number of fans for the Scottish Open next week. The tour says because of a recent update on the Scottish government's guidelines for COVID-19, the tournament at the...

Thomas delivers again with Tiger in course exhibition

Sep. 22, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Justin Thomas won his six-hole singles match and was closest to the pin on the decisive final hole as he and Tiger Woods won an exhibition match Tuesday that served as the grand opening of the Woods-designed Payne's Valley Golf Course at Big Cedar Lodge. The televised event was called...

Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, hits onto the 18th green during the final round of the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Mickelson and late-night range session key for DeChambeau

Sep. 22, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Two moments were key for Bryson DeChambeau winning the U.S. Open. The first one was early in the week, when he played a practice round at Winged Foot with Phil Mickelson. By then, DeChambeau already was sold on his plan of hitting driver every chance he could because it would be...