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Paul Casey shoots 62 to take 4-shot lead in Travelers

Jun. 23, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Paul Casey has come close each of the three previous times he has played in Connecticut. He has a great chance to break through Sunday in the Travelers Championship. Casey shot an 8-under 62 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead into the final round. Casey, whose win at Valspar in...

Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

Jun. 23, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wearing a green shirt in a nod to Mexico's soccer team, Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes Saturday for a 6-under 66 and the lead in the American Family Insurance Championship. Five strokes behind tournament host Steve Stricker after an opening 69 in rain Friday at...

Bjerregaard, Kaymer among 6 BMW International Open leaders

Jun. 23, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

PULHEIM, Germany (AP) — Danish golfer Lucas Bjerregaard shot a 5-under 67 to equal the week's lowest round for a six-way share of the lead after the third round of the BMW International Open on Saturday. Bjerregaard had eight birdies, a double bogey and a bogey to finish on 5-under 211 — jumping 23...

PGA Tour: Brian Harman takes 1-shot lead in Travelers

Jun. 22, 2018 8:09 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Brian Harman shot a 4-under 66 on Friday to move to 10-under par and watched that hold up for the second-round lead in the Travelers Championship, thanks in part to a 10-second rule. Harman finished a stroke ahead of Matt Jones and first round co-leader Zach Johnson, who lost a...

Steve Stricker leads hometown PGA Tour Champions event

Jun. 22, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steve Stricker made himself at home at the top of the leaderboard on a rainy and breezy Friday at the American Family Insurance Championship. The hometown star and tournament host shot an 8-under 64 at University Ridge to take a one-stroke lead over 63-year-old Brad Bryant in the PGA...

Gros leads by 1 shot in Pulheim

Jun. 21, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

PULHEIM, Germany (AP) — Sebastien Gros carded a 4-under 68 in windy conditions to lead by one shot after the opening round of the BMW International Open on Thursday. The Frenchman had four birdies to take the lead before the turn, and a six-footer on the 15th hole moved him two ahead. But a bogey on the...

Jarrod Lyle going through "scary" period in cancer recovery

Jun. 21, 2018 3:29 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jarrod Lyle's wife says the Australian golfer is struggling through a "really scary" period in his third battle with cancer. Lyle, 36, underwent a bone marrow transplant last December following a recurrence of acute myeloid leukemia. "It's been 190 days since Jarrod's stem-cell...

Omaha club pro Ryan Vermeer wins PGA Professional

Jun. 21, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Vermeer won the PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday, overcoming front-nine problems to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship. The 40-year-old Vermeer, the director of instruction at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha, Nebraska, closed with a 1-over 73 on the Bayonet...

Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball

Jun. 20, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him. The apology came Wednesday in a statement released by his representatives. "I know this should've come sooner,...

Spieth, others try to bounce back after missing US Open cut

Jun. 20, 2018 2:38 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Some of the biggest names in golf missed the cut at last week's U.S. Open. They're spending this week in Connecticut looking to fix whatever might be wrong with their game before next month's British Open. Jordan Spieth, the defending champion at both this week's Travelers...