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DeChambeau leads a holiday event shaping up to be much more

Dec. 03, 2021 18:16 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — This holiday event in the Bahamas is taking on a little more meaning for Bryson DeChambeau seeking a small measure of revenge and for Collin Morikawa pursuing a more noble goal of reaching No. 1 in the world. One week after getting whipped by...

Column: Thompson's year marked by no wins, painful losses

Nov. 16, 2021 12:46 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The offseason can't get here soon enough for Lexi Thompson, except that she has two tournaments left, both at Tiburon Golf Club. Only one of them can salvage a lost year. First up is the CME Group Tour Championship, the final event of the LPGA Tour...

4 tied for lead in suspended 1st round of Houston Open

Nov. 11, 2021 19:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Marc Leishman, Russell Henley, Talor Gooch and Luke List shared the lead Thursday in the suspended first round of the Houston Open, with List still on the course when darkness stopped play. Rain delayed the start for 2 1/2 hours, with 0.9 inches falling...

PGA Tour Champions wraps up 2-year super season in Phoenix

Nov. 09, 2021 09:28 AM EST

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Phoenix. Course: Phoenix CC. Yardage: 6,853. Par: 71. Prize money: $2.5 million. Winner's share: $440,000. Television:...

Wolff builds early lead and ties career-best 61 at Mayakoba

Nov. 04, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Matthew Wolff arrived at Mayakoba and quickly realized El Camaleon might not be a good course for what he calls his “rip dog” length. Then again, he's playing so well it doesn't matter. Wolff hit only one driver Thursday, followed his...

Strong field as PGA Tour goes from seaside course to another

Nov. 02, 2021 09:56 AM EDT

PGA TOUR WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY CHAMPIONSHIP AT MAYAKOBA Site: Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Course: El Camaleon GC at Mayakoba. Yardage: 7,017. Par: 71. Prize money: $7.2 million. Winner's share: $1.296 million. ...

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...

Back to playing for self, PGA Tour resumes in Mississippi

Sep. 28, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

PGA TOUR SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Jackson, Mississippi. Course: Country Club of Jackson. Yardage: 7,461. Par: 72. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1,260,000. Television:...

Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big

Sep. 27, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The kids are more than alright. After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Two decades-and-counting worth of frustration poured out alongside plastic cups filled with...

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...