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Tiger Woods to return at his tournament in the Bahamas

Nov. 09, 2022 15:37 PM EST

Tiger Woods made it official Wednesday by announcing he would return to competition as part of the 20-man field at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Woods is the tournament host of the unofficial event on Dec. 1-4 at Albany Golf Club, where the tournament has been played since...

Crowe wins Asia-Pacific Amateur to earn spot in 2 majors

Oct. 30, 2022 09:37 AM EDT

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Harrison Crowe of Australia won the Asia-Pacific Amateur on Sunday with a shot that summed up his wild final round, an up-and-down from behind the 18th green that gave him a one-shot victory and a spot in next year's Masters and British Open. Crowe closed...

Jin has 36-hole lead at Asia-Pacific for 2nd straight year

Oct. 28, 2022 09:37 AM EDT

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Bo Jin of China had a 3-under 69 on Friday for a one-shot lead in the Asia-Pacific Amateur, the second straight year he has held the 36-hole lead as he tries to secure a spot at the Masters and British Open. Jin, starting his junior year at Oklahoma State,...

3 tied for lead after 1st round of LIV Golf in Thailand

Oct. 07, 2022 05:01 AM EDT

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Richard Bland, Branden Grace and Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra upstaged their more-illustrious opponents on Friday to shoot 7-under 65s and share the lead after the first round of the LIV Golf Invitational-Bangkok. Marc Leishman and Ian Poulter were a stroke...

LIV Golf asking world ranking board for retroactive points

Sep. 20, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LIV Golf is turning up the heat on the Official World Golf Ranking, asking in a letter to Chairman Peter Dawson that its results be included retroactively in the world ranking. LIV Golf, which has 48-man fields that play 54 holes with a shotgun start each...

PRESIDENTS CUP '22: Capsule look at the American team

Sep. 19, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A capsule look at the U.S. team for the Presidents Cup, which starts Thursday at Quail Hollow Club: Sam Burns Age: 26. World ranking: 12. Worldwide victories: 4. 2022 victories: Valspar Championship,...

Cameron Smith wins LIV Golf in 2nd start with rival league

Sep. 18, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith made his decision to leave the PGA Tour for LIV Golf pay off Sunday when he closed with a 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in the LIV Golf Invitational-Chicago. Smith was only briefly threatened in the third and final...

Smith overtakes Johnson for 2-shot lead in LIV Golf

Sep. 17, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Cameron Smith made a pair of 7-foot birdie putts to finish off his round of 4-under 68 and allow him to overtake Dustin Johnson going into the third and final day of the LIV Golf Invitational-Chicago. As easy as Johnson made it look in the opening round,...

Dustin Johnson stays in groove, opens with 63 at LIV-Chicago

Sep. 16, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Dustin Johnson already is approaching $10 million in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series and he's playing like that number is going to keep soaring. Johnson ran off nine birdies Friday, none longer than about 12 feet, and posted a 9-under 63 at Rich Harvest...

Shane Lowry secures win 'for the good guys' at Wentworth

Sep. 11, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Shane Lowry tapped in for birdie at the 18th hole and then had to wait and see if Rory McIlroy could produce something special to force a playoff at Wentworth. McIlroy gave himself a chance and the crowd cheered as his long eagle putt on the final...