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Viktor Hovland becomes 1st Norwegian to win US Amateur

Aug. 19, 2018 8:23 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Viktor Hovland's week at the U.S. Amateur went so well that even when he made rare mistakes with drives into hazards, it didn't end up hurting him at all. Hovland recovered from one to take the lead for good on the fourth hole of the 36-hole final and another to halve the final...

Snedeker opens with 59 and closes with victory in Greensboro

Aug. 19, 2018 7:57 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his ninth PGA Tour title, four days after opening with a 59. Snedeker closed with a 5-under 65 for a three-stroke victory, breaking a tie with C.T. Pan on the final hole. Pan hit his tee shot out-of-bounds and made double...

Gillman, Hammer selected to US World Amateur Team

Aug. 19, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (AP) — Two-time U.S. Women's Amateur champion Kristen Gillman was selected Sunday to represent the United States in the World Amateur Team Championships. Gillman, the 20-year-old Alabama star from Austin, Texas, will be joined on the women's team by Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho of...

Park reclaims No. 1 world ranking with playoff win in Indy

Aug. 19, 2018 7:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sung Hyun Park erased a two-shot deficit over the final four holes and birdied the first hole of a playoff with Lizette Salas on Sunday to win the Indy Women in Tech Championship. The two-time major champion from South Korea reclaimed the No. 1 ranking in the world with her third LPGA...

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham Championship by 3 strokes

Aug. 19, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker began the Wyndham Championship with history — and ended it with a victory. Snedeker earned his ninth PGA Tour title Sunday, three days after opening with an 11-under 59. He closed with a 65 for a three-stroke victory in the regular-season finale, breaking a...

Waring wins Nordea Masters for 1st European Tour title

Aug. 19, 2018 11:56 AM EDT

MOLNDAL, Sweden (AP) — Paul Waring of England captured his first European Tour title at the 200th attempt by beating Thomas Aiken in a playoff to win the Nordea Masters on Sunday. Waring parred the first playoff hole — the par-5 18th — after Aiken sent his tee shot into the water. Playing...

Salas takes advantage of Park's mistake to grab LPGA lead

Aug. 18, 2018 9:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lizette Salas waited patiently for Sung Hyun Park to make a rare mistake Saturday. When the South Korean mishit her approach shot into the water on the par-4 16th, Salas capitalized quickly. She rolled in her birdie putt then watched Park make double bogey — a three-shot swing...

Michael Bradley leads Dick's Sporting Goods Open

Aug. 18, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Bradley shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions' Dick's Sporting Goods Open. The 52-year-old Bradley had five birdies and a bogey in the rain-delayed round to reach 11-under 133 at En-Joie Golf Club. "It's tough...

Snedeker leads Wyndham with play held up due to weather

Aug. 18, 2018 7:22 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker is bracing for a long last day at the Wyndham Championship. Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday when the third round was suspended because of severe weather. He was 16 under for the tournament with 11 holes left in the round at the final event of the PGA...

Norway's Hovland, UCLA's Bling advance to US Amateur final

Aug. 18, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Norway's Viktor Hovland had such an easy time in the quarterfinals and round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur that he didn't even need to play the 13th hole. When he got pushed a bit in the semifinals, Hovland responded. Hovland birdied six of seven holes he played on the back nine...