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Stanford holds off Oregon 3-2 for second national title

May. 25, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford freshman Rose Zhang stood just short of the 17th green, the ball resting a few feet away in the rough as she tried to close out a tight match. Oregon's Sophie Kibsgaard Nielson wheeled past Zhang while lining up her next shot and accidentally...

Shadoff tops defending champ Ewing in LPGA Match-Play opener

May. 25, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff routed defending champion Ally Ewing 6 and 5 on Wednesday at Shadow Creek in the first round of group play in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play. After Ewing opened with a birdie win and halved the second with a par, Shadoff won seven of the next...

PGA champ Thomas not alone in going to Colonial from Tulsa

May. 25, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Justin Thomas made the 300-mile trip south to Colonial the day after winning the PGA Championship, had some lunch and then went to the gym to work up a sweat. His practice sessions this week have been short and efficient. It was a needed couple of days to...

Weather should be factor again for low scoring at Senior PGA

May. 25, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Count Colin Montgomerie among those who aren’t surprised by the low winning scores in the Senior PGA Championship during its previous four visits to the Jack Nicklaus-designed Harbor Shores. “I love the course,” said the veteran from Scotland, who...

Stanford to face Oregon in NCAA women's golf title match

May. 24, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford had a hard time shaking Georgia in the quarterfinals before pulling out a victory. The scorching desert beating down, the Cardinal found themselves trailing Auburn in the afternoon semifinals. Stanford made it to the title match, just as the...

Steve Stricker out of Senior PGA with positive COVID-19 test

May. 24, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker has pulled out of the Senior PGA Championship after testing positive for the coronavirus. Stricker revealed his positive test Tuesday on Twitter, saying he was “super bummed” and that it was “just a small...

Back to Texas for PGA Tour, seniors head to another major

May. 24, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

PGA TOUR CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE Site: Fort Worth, Texas. Course: Colonial CC. Yardage: 7,209. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1.512 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Hard travel for Norris and the temptation of Saudi league

May. 24, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Shaun Norris, the last player to be paired with Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship, headed home to South Africa to see his young children, take a short break from traveling and figure out where his world travels should take him. One option is the Saudi-funded...

Caddie gives Thomas an honest talk, leaves PGA with a flag

May. 24, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The morning after was like any other after a week's work as a caddie, with one exception. Jim “Bones” Mackay finished his laundry, packed his car and began the four-hour drive from Southern Hills to Colonial, this time with a special souvenir riding shotgun....

Zhang wins NCAA individual title, 2nd straight for Stanford

May. 23, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rose Zhang has felt the energy, the pressure at major championships. The Stanford freshman has succeeded at every level she's played, overcoming the stress to win prestigious amateur events. So when Zhang caught a couple of bad breaks at the NCAA Women's...