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Garcia wins rain-shortened Andalucia Valderrama Masters

Oct. 22, 2018 7:55 AM EDT

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia won his third Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Monday, finishing the rain-shortened European Tour event four shots ahead of Shane Lowry. Garcia shot a 2-under 69 for a 12-under 201 total in the 54-hole tournament at the Real Club Valderrama in southern Spain. Lowry...

NBC hires Paul Azinger to replace Johnny Miller

Oct. 22, 2018 7:14 AM EDT

NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades. Miller's last tournament will be the Waste Management Phoenix Open the first weekend in...

Brooks Koepka takes No. 1 spot, winning CJ Cup

Oct. 21, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot eagle putt. Koepka won by four strokes, playing the back nine in 7-under 29 for an 8-under 64 and a 21-under 267 total. He holed a...

Austin wins playoff opener after closing 69

Oct. 21, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Woody Austin knew Bernhard Langer was lurking throughout the final nine holes, and he did just enough to hold him off. Austin shot a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions' playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic. Langer, the defending tournament...

Garcia leads by 3 at Andalucia Masters, play resumes Monday

Oct. 21, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia was on course to win a third Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Sunday when play was suspended due to heavy rain and the threat of lightning in southern Spain. The 2017 Masters winner will take a three-shot lead over Lee Westwood into Monday at the Real Club Valderrama....

Kang finishes strong to win LPGA Shanghai by 2 strokes

Oct. 21, 2018 10:08 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Danielle Kang shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the LPGA Shanghai by two strokes for her second career title. Kang, who started the final round one stroke off the lead, offset a lone bogey on the par-5 fourth hole with four birdies after the turn to finish at 13-under 275 and hold off a...

Brooks Koepka has golf's top ranking with win in South Korea

Oct. 21, 2018 4:25 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka is golf's new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes. Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world's top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the top ranking, led...

Tournament host Sergio Garcia leads at Valderrama

Oct. 20, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia shot a 7-under 64 on Saturday to take a four-shot lead in the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, the rain-shortened event hosted by the Spanish star's foundation. The tournament winner last year and in 2011, Garcia had a 10-under 132 total at Valderrama Golf Club. "Every...

64-year-old Jay Haas leads Champions playoff opener

Oct. 20, 2018 6:10 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jay Haas shot a 7-under 65 — missing his age by a stroke — to take a two-shot lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions' playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic. Trying to become the oldest winner in tour history, the 64-year-old Haas birdied the par-5 16th and 18th...

Ciganda shoots 67 to share lead at LPGA Shanghai

Oct. 20, 2018 7:22 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Carlota Ciganda of Spain shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Sei Young Kim after the third round of the LPGA Shanghai. Ciganda carded her fifth birdie of the day on the par-4 18th to finish tied with overnight leader Kim at 11-under 205. Kim shot a 71 with four bogeys and five...