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Austin Eckroat gets his 1st PGA Tour win by prevailing at Cognizant Classic

Mar. 04, 2024 11:01 AM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat waited a long time to become a winner on the PGA Tour. Another day didn’t hurt. Eckroat got the first victory of his tour career Monday, topping Erik van Rooyen and Min Woo Lee by three shots to win the weather-delayed Cognizant...

Eckroat leads by stroke over van Rooyen, after rain sends Cognizant Classic to a Monday finish

Mar. 03, 2024 18:49 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat left PGA National with a share of the lead Saturday. He left with the outright lead Sunday. He'll have to come back Monday to finish the job. A Monday finish awaits at PGA National, after the final round of the opening...

Niemann wins in Saudi Arabia for 2nd LIV Golf title of the year

Mar. 03, 2024 08:42 AM EST

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Joaquin Niemann won his second LIV Golf title in three starts, closing with a 4-under 66 on Sunday at LIV Golf Jeddah for a four-shot victory over Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel. Niemann now has three wins in the last three...

Australia's Hannah Green sinks 30-foot putt to win LPGA event in Singapore by one stroke

Mar. 03, 2024 08:04 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Hannah Green made a stunning 30-foot birdie at the final hole to clinch a one-stroke victory over Celine Boutier at the LPGA Tour’s HSBC Women’s World Championship on Sunday. Green made six birdies, three of which came in the final three holes, against one...

Lowry, Skinns, Eckroat tied for lead entering final round of Cognizant Classic

Mar. 02, 2024 18:17 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Shane Lowry nearly won at PGA National two years ago. The Irishman has given himself a big chance to get a victory there Sunday. Lowry, David Skinns and Austin Eckroat were tied for the lead Saturday after third round of the Cognizant Classic. Lowry...

USGA bringing men's and women's Opens to Shinnecock in consecutive weeks

Mar. 02, 2024 18:05 PM EST

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The USGA is planning another doubleheader for its biggest championships, this time at storied Shinnecock Hills. The New York club will host the men's and women's U.S. Opens in consecutive weeks in 2036. The USGA first played the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's...

Tiger Woods wins Bob Jones Award, highest USGA honor

Mar. 02, 2024 17:27 PM EST

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods has been selected to receive the Bob Jones Award, the highest honor from the USGA that recognizes his commitment to sportsmanship and respect for golf's traditions. Woods typically is honored for his performances on the course, where he has won 15...

Bud Cauley, who not long ago wondered if he was done with golf, leads after 2 rounds at PGA National

Mar. 01, 2024 19:26 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Bud Cauley is leading on the PGA Tour. That might not have seemed likely a few years ago. Cauley — who was seriously injured in a 2018 car crash and is playing a tour event for only the third time in nearly 4 1/2 years — shot a 6-under 65 on...

Anthony Kim has rusty welcome back to golf after 12 years away. He trails Rahm by 14

Mar. 01, 2024 09:19 AM EST

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Kim hit his first competitive shot in 4,320 days and then hit more shots than he wanted Friday at LIV Golf Jeddah. He opened with a 6-over 76 and was in last place, trailing Masters champion Jon Rahm and Adrian Meronk by 14 shots. ...

Ramey, Kim each shoot bogey-free 64s at PGA National, grab early lead at Cognizant Classic

Feb. 29, 2024 19:04 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Chad Ramey's first two trips to PGA National as a professional were largely forgettable. He might have a chance to change that this week. Ramey shot a bogey-free round of 7-under 64 on Thursday in the opening round of the Cognizant Classic in the...