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Morikawa wins in Dubai, 1st American to be No 1 in Europe

Nov. 21, 2021 08:52 AM EST

British Open champion, Ryder Cup winner and now the first American to finish a season as the European Tour’s No. 1 player. It’s been quite the year for Collin Morikawa. The 24-year-old Californian demonstrated patience after a slow start and then...

Morikawa, Horschel look to make history in Dubai finale

Nov. 17, 2021 06:52 AM EST

The chances of an American golfer being crowned as European No. 1 for the first time were already strong heading into the Race to Dubai finale this week. Jon Rahm’s withdrawal from the season-ending DP World Tour Championship has made it even more likely. ...

Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season

Nov. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal. That didn’t stop the quest to improve, which is why she has a new coach. ...

Final week for PGA Tour, season enders for LPGA and Europe

Nov. 16, 2021 10:02 AM EST

LPGA TOUR CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Naples, Florida. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 6,556. Par: 72. Prize money: $5 million. Winner's share: $1.5 million. Television:...

LPGA player of the year coming down to Ko and Nelly Korda

Oct. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

The LPGA Tour decides its player of the year based strictly on points. If those were style points, Nelly Korda would be tough to beat. Korda's three LPGA victories this year include her first major, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club, which...

PGA Tour heads from Japan to Bermuda in slow week for golf

Oct. 26, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

PGA TOUR BUTTERFIELD BERMUDA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Southampton, Bermuda. Course: Port Royal GC. Yardage: 6,828. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1.17 million. Television:...

1-stop Asia trips for PGA in Japan, LPGA in South Korea

Oct. 20, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

PGA TOUR ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Chiba, Japan. Course: Accordia Golf Narashino CC. Yardage: 7,041. Par: 70. Prize money: $9.75 million. Winner's share: $1.791 million. Television:...

Analysis: US has to win in Europe to turn tide in Ryder Cup

Sep. 27, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Europe had players who weren't even born the last time it was beaten this badly in the Ryder Cup by what was clearly a superior American team on Midwestern soil. This wasn't Sunday at Whistling Straits. This was five years ago...

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Sep. 26, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it. Nine of them had never touched the 17-inch trophy in a moment of...

Tears fall, putts don't: Europe overmatched at Ryder Cup

Sep. 26, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Rory McIlroy's face reddened and his eyes welled up with tears. It was hard not to see this coming. His most difficult week at the Ryder Cup — one of his most difficult weeks in golf — came to a merciful close Sunday. Finally, he won a match....