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Lee Janzen wins Champions’ SAS Championship in playoff

Oct. 17, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Lee Janzen made a 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Miguel Angel Jimenez on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. The 57-year-old Janzen also birdied the par-4 18th in regulation in a closing 5-under 67 in the...

Rickie Fowler returns to big stage and takes lead in Vegas

Oct. 16, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rickie Fowler couldn't remember the last time he saw his name at the top of the leaderboard on the weekend of the PGA Tour. He didn't forget what he was supposed to do from there. Winless in 32 months, Fowler returned to the spotlight Saturday in the...

Jimenez, Cejka tied for lead in SAS Championship

Oct. 16, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the par-5 17th in a 4-under 68 for a share of the second-round lead Saturday with Alex Cejka in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. “I hit a beautiful 7-wood there, like 3 1/2 meters or less,” Jimenez said about...

Report: Casey Martin has right leg amputated

Oct. 16, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be “my destiny.” The magazine, which...

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...

Who stung JR? Hornets nest puts sting in Smith's golf debut

Oct. 13, 2021 07:07 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — J.R. Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina...

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”...