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Robert Streb holds the trophy after winning a second hole playoff against Kevin Kisner at the RSM Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Column: Fall shows winning is never as far away as it seems

Nov. 24, 2020 4:37 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Robert Streb was too young at age 33 to have look back at his only PGA Tour victory six years ago instead of looking ahead to what might be his next one. That wasn't the case for Stewart Cink. He was three years away from joining the 50-and-older set on the PGA Tour...

Fargo emerges as new favorite to host Sanford golf tourney

Nov. 23, 2020 1:01 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Upon the announcement earlier this month that Minnehaha Country Club had decided to reject an extension of the Sanford International PGA Tour Champions tournament, tournament director Josh Brewster and Sanford executive vice president Micah Aberson both intimated that without the...

Kevin Kisner reacts to a missed birdie putt on the first green during the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Streb nearly holes out in a playoff to win at Sea Island

Nov. 22, 2020 10:00 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Robert Streb now has two PGA Tour victories, both at Sea Island, both times winning in a playoff. Those are the only similarities. Six years after he had to rally from a five-shot deficit, Streb failed to protect a three-shot lead Sunday and felt the RSM Classic slipping away...

Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, celebrates after winning the LPGA Pelican Women's Championship golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Belleair, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Sei Young Kim wins Pelican Women's for 2nd straight victory

Nov. 22, 2020 5:52 PM EST

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim won the Pelican Women’s Championship on Sunday for her second straight victory, closing with an even-par 70 for a three-stroke victory over Ally McDonald. The KPMG Women’s PGA winner way back on Oct. 11 in her last start, the second-ranked Kim won for the...

Joaquin Niemann, of Chile, watches his drive down the 10th fairway during third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

A tearful Niemann aiming toward help for month-old relative

Nov. 21, 2020 6:29 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — One week after Joaquin Niemann had to miss the Masters because of the coronavirus, his motivation goes well beyond golf to trying to help cousins in Chile with a month-old baby diagnosed with a deadly genetic disorder. It was enough to bring Niemann to tears on Saturday at the...

Sei Young Kim answers Ally McDonald's ace with birdie run

Nov. 21, 2020 5:40 PM EST

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim answered Ally McDonald's ace with a late birdie run to open a five-stroke lead Saturday in the Pelican Women’s Championship, the South Korean's first event since winning the KPMG Women’s PGA a month and half ago. The second-ranked Kim shot a 6-under 64,...

Robert Streb watches his drive down the 10th fairway during third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Streb leads at Sea Island as Zach Johnson closes the gap

Nov. 21, 2020 5:20 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Robert Streb kept his game from coming undone over the first hour Saturday, and then pieced together enough birdies for a 3-under 67 to build a three-shot lead going into the final round of the RSM Classic. Streb came from five shots behind when he won at Sea Island six years...

Kim leads McDonald in Pelican Women’s Championship

Nov. 20, 2020 6:12 PM EST

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Breakthrough winners in their last starts, Sei Young Kim and Ally McDonald were on top again Friday in the Pelican Women’s Championship. The second-ranked Kim, making her first start since winning the KPMG Women’s PGA a month and half ago at Aronimink for her first major...

Streb shoots 63 to lead Villegas by 2 shot at Sea Island

Nov. 20, 2020 5:04 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Robert Streb birdied his last two holes on the Plantation course at Seal Island and matched his career low with a 9-under 63, giving him a two-shot lead over Camilo Villegas on Friday in the RSM Classic. Villegas had an even better finish to stay in range going into the...

Jin Young Ko, center, waits to tee off on the first hole during the first round of the LPGA Pelican Women's Championship golf tournament at Pelican Golf Club, Thursday, Nov. 19 2020, Belleair, Fla. (Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Sophia Popov shoots 64 to lead Pelican Women’s Championship

Nov. 19, 2020 6:10 PM EST

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Women's British Open winner Sophia Popov left top-ranked playing partner Jin Young Ko and everyone else behind Thursday in the Pelican Women’s Championship. Popov shot a 6-under 64 in windy conditions to take a two-stroke lead over Ashleigh Buhai, with Ko eight shots behind...