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Scott Parel shoots 65, takes 1-shot lead in SAS Championship

Oct. 15, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Scott Parel shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' SAS Championship. The 56-year-old Parel birdied Nos. 5-7 and added four more on the back nine on Nos. 10, 12, 13 and 16 at Prestonwood Country...

Mitchell keeps foot down and builds 5-shot lead in CJ Cup

Oct. 15, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rory McIlroy was trying to illustrate how deep the talent pool is on the PGA Tour by sharing a story about how impressed he was with Keith Mitchell the first time they played together. Mitchell is providing McIlroy and everyone else with plenty of more...

Robert Streb leads a day of low scoring in CJ Cup at Summit

Oct. 14, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robert Streb went from making putts to wondering if he would ever miss Thursday in the CJ Cup at Summit. It led to his best start to any tournament and his lowest score on the PGA Tour. And on this day at The Summit Club, his 11-under 61 was only good...

CJ Cup in Vegas perhaps a last chance for Johnson to get win

Oct. 13, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dustin Johnson hasn't played much golf since becoming the first American in more than 40 years to win all five of his matches in the Ryder Cup. He still remembers the basics. “You try to keep it in the grass and not the desert,” he said Wednesday as...

USGA, R&A provide rule for tours to limit driver length

Oct. 12, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

The length of Phil Mickelson’s driver he used in winning the PGA Championship won't be allowed. Bryson DeChambeau can only use a 48-inch driver when he’s competing in Long Drive Association events. Golf’s governing bodies announced a new “model local rule”...

Column: Cantlay taking plenty of time to soak up 5 big weeks

Oct. 12, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Cantlay had that magic wand of a putter in his hands on the 16th green at Whistling Straits without having to use it. Shane Lowry conceded the match, Cantlay handed the club to his caddie and before long he was celebrating a Ryder Cup victory. ...

Sungjae Im runs the tables in Las Vegas victory

Oct. 10, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sungjae Im was so dialed into his game that he didn't realize how many birdies he was making in turning a shootout into a one-man show in Las Vegas. Only when he saw a leaderboard after his big run was over — seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch...

Mickelson holds off Jimenez for 3rd PGA Tour Champions win

Oct. 10, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson won for the third time in four career starts on the PGA Tour Champions, closing with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a two-shot victory in the Constellation Furyk & Friends. The 51-year-old Mickelson won for the first time since...

Late surge gives Schenk 1-shot lead in Vegas over Wolff

Oct. 09, 2021 21:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adam Schenk and Matthew Wolff both took a while to get started Saturday in the Shriners Children's Open. It's how they finished that put them into the final group with a chance to win. Both figured that's how it will unfold Sunday at the suddenly windy...

Mickelson rides hot stretch to 2-shot lead on Champions Tour

Oct. 09, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson needed only three holes to go from lagging behind to seizing control with an eagle-birdie-birdie stretch that carried him to a 5-under 67 and a two-shot lead Saturday in the Constellation Furyk & Friends Invitational. Making...