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Fleetwood comes from 6 shots back to win playoff in Sun City

Nov. 17, 2019 12:16 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles and came from six shots behind to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff on Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for a fifth European Tour victory and his first at the Nedbank. The Englishman made par...

Lombard leads by 1 in Sun City, Oosthuizen tied for 2nd

Nov. 16, 2019 11:14 AM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Zander Lombard will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and is in position to win his first European Tour title at his country’s most prestigious tournament. The 24-year-old South African, who led by two strokes overnight, ground out...

Lombard moves ahead at Sun City by 2, Oosthuizen second

Nov. 15, 2019 11:52 AM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Zander Lombard shot a 7-under-par 65 to overtake fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen and take a two-shot lead after two rounds at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Friday. Lombard, who has just one professional title and none on the European Tour, bogeyed the first but that was...

Oosthuizen overcomes kidney stones to shoot 63 in SAfrica

Nov. 14, 2019 1:36 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen had to make a trip to the hospital this week because of kidney stones. He withdrew from the pro-am at the Nedbank Golf Challenge and was awake since 3 a.m. on the day of the first round because of the discomfort. He was considering pulling out of the main...

Presidents Cup Rosters

Nov. 7, 2019 9:40 PM EST

Rosters for the 13th Presidents Cup matches, to be played Dec. 12-15 at Royal Melbourne in Australia (c-captain's pick): UNITED STATES Captain: Tiger Woods Patrick Cantlay Bryson DeChambeau c-Tony Finau Dustin Johnson Brooks Koepka Matt Kuchar c-Patrick Reed Xander Schauffele Webb Simpson Justin Thomas c-Gary...

Els adds 2 more Presidents Cup rookies with captain's picks

Nov. 6, 2019 9:41 PM EST

Ernie Els filled out his International team already loaded with newcomers by choosing two more Presidents Cup rookies with his captain's picks Wednesday night. Els took a pair of 21-year-old rookies, Joaquin Niemann of Chile and Sungjae Im of South Korea, with two of his picks. That will give the International...

Golf Glance

Nov. 5, 2019 9:24 AM EST

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Phoenix. Course: Phoenix CC. Yardage: 6,763. Par: 71. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 3:30-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 3-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel). Purse: $2.5 million. Winner's share: $440,000. Defending champion: Vijay...

McIlroy wins HSBC Champions in a playoff over Schauffele

Nov. 3, 2019 6:05 AM EST

SHANGHAI (AP) — Given another shot at winning the HSBC Champions, Rory McIlroy delivered his best of the day. Even though he never trailed over the last 14 holes Sunday, and he didn't make a bogey all weekend, McIlroy felt fortunate to be standing on the tee at the par-5 18th in a playoff with defending...

McIlroy takes 1-shot lead into final round in Shanghai

Nov. 2, 2019 5:39 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — On a day when eight players had a chance to take the lead at the HSBC Champions, Rory McIlroy found the best way to move forward was to not go backward. He didn't get the most out of his round Saturday at Sheshan International. But he had the lead. "I'm not going to complain," McIlroy said...

Fitzpatrick takes 1-shot lead over McIlroy in Shanghai

Nov. 1, 2019 5:50 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Already with three victories and a career-best 17 finishes in the top 10, Rory McIlroy has put himself in position to add to those totals going into the weekend at the HSBC Champions. He made a mess of the 16th hole Friday and escaped with bogey after hitting three tee shots (only two of...