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Schauffele happy to have 2 rookie seasons behind him

Dec. 11, 2018 4:07 PM EST

Xander Schauffele was No. 352 in the world and No. 135 in the FedEx Cup when he tied for fifth in the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, the start of a strong second half that led to two victories and PGA Tour rookie of the year honors. He was excited about 2018. He's even more excited about next year, and not just...

Column: Reviewing 2018 based on all 14 clubs in the bag

Dec. 11, 2018 11:43 AM EST

Brooks Koepka used a 9-iron on consecutive full swings in the final round at Shinnecock Hills. One led to birdie, the other led to par. Both were crucial in making him the first back-to-back U.S. Open champion in 29 years. Tiger Woods showed glimpses of being back on his game with a long iron and a short one....

Molinari voted as European Tour's player of 2018

Dec. 10, 2018 1:39 PM EST

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Francesco Molinari has been voted as the European Tour golfer of the year for 2018, capping a year in which he won his first major title and produced a historic performance at the Ryder Cup. Molinari became the first Italian to win the British Open after his triumph at...

Kizzire-Harman win QBE; Oosthuizen takes SA Open

Dec. 9, 2018 6:46 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman won the QBE Shootout on Sunday, eagling the par-5 17th and closing with a par for a one-stroke victory over Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo. Kizzire and Harman shot an 11-under 61 in the better-ball final round to finish at 30 under at Tiburon Golf...

Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman win QBE Shootout

Dec. 9, 2018 5:58 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman won the QBE Shootout on Sunday, eagling the par-5 17th and closing with a par for a one-stroke victory over Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo. Kizzire and Harman shot an 11-under 61 in the better-ball final round to finish at 30 under at Tiburon Golf...

Oosthuizen surges to his 1st South African Open title

Dec. 9, 2018 8:57 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to one...

Woodland, Hoffman shoot 64 for share of QBE Shootout lead

Dec. 8, 2018 5:15 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Gary Woodland and Charley Hoffman shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play Saturday for a share of the lead in the QBE Shootout. Woodland and Hoffman birdied the final three holes to match the teams of Emiliano Grillo-Graeme McDowell and Brian Harman-Patton Kizzire at 19-under...

Louis Oosthuizen back in front at South African Open

Dec. 8, 2018 9:50 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen was back in front at the South African Open on Saturday after a 4-under 67 gave him a three-shot lead and a chance at his first title at his home tournament. Oosthuizen went ahead of fellow major winner Charl Schwartzel again after surrendering the lead in round two,...

3 teams tied for QBE Shootout lead at 13-under 59

Dec. 7, 2018 6:51 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The teams of Bryson DeChambeau-Kevin Na, Brian Harman-Patton Kizzire and Emiliano Grillo-Graeme McDowell shot 13-under 59 in scramble play Friday to share the first-round lead in the QBE Shootout. Harman-Kizzire and Grillo-McDowell birdied the final three holes at Tiburon Golf Club, and...

Schwartzel eagles 17th on way to lead at South African Open

Dec. 7, 2018 1:08 PM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Charl Schwartzel holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the 17th on his way to an 8-under 63 and a one-shot lead after the second round of the South African Open on Friday. The 2011 Masters champion moved to 12-under overall and replaced overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen at the top...