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Madelene Sagstrom beats the heat, takes Olympic golf lead

Aug. 04, 2021 04:36 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Lexi Thompson had to bring in a team manager the last three holes when her caddie succumbed to the heat. Players walked down sunbaked fairways using umbrellas, some of them occasionally holding a bag of ice on their heads. Madelene Sagstrom had a...

World record may be broken in shot put on Day 12 of Olympics

Aug. 03, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The main action for Day 12 of the Tokyo Games is at Olympic Stadium with live track & field events anchoring Wednesday coverage. The men’s 200-meters will be decided in morning action streamed on Peacock. A world record could be...

Column: Olympic format of stroke play is dull, but it works

Aug. 03, 2021 07:42 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Everyone seemed to have a solution for how to fix golf in the Olympics, right up to the point seven players from seven countries went into a seven-way playoff for a bronze medal. Never has golf been so compelling after it had a winner. ...

Women take their shots at Olympic medals at Kasumigaseki

Aug. 03, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TOKYO OLYMPICS Site: Kawagoe, Japan. Course: Kasumigaseki CC. Yardage: 6,648. Par: 71. Prize: Gold, silver and bronze medals. Television (all times EDT):...

Korda sisters together in Olympic golf against strong field

Aug. 03, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — They are separated by five years and could pass as twin sisters from a distance, blond and athletic, both approaching 6 feet with a golf swing that is picturesque and powerful. Jessica and Nelly Korda — Team Jelly, they like to say — were...

Slow starts for No. 1 Korda, No. 2 Ko at Evian Championship

Jul. 22, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — World No. 1 Nelly Korda made a poor start to her bid for a second major title when she posted a 3-over 74 in her opening round at the Evian Championship on Thursday. The 22-year-old American, who won the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship...

Jutanugarn sisters shoot best-ball 59 to take LPGA Tour lead

Jul. 15, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Thai sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn shot an 11-under 59 in best-ball play Thursday to take a two-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational. The Jutanugarns had a 14-under 126 total at rainy Midland Country Club after opening with a...

Korda sisters team for share of LPGA Tour lead in Midland

Jul. 14, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Nelly and Jessica Korda teamed to shoot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday for a share of the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational. “I think our games are pretty similar,” Nelly Korda said. “We know each other...

Final major of year at British Open with plenty of fans, WDs

Jul. 13, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB BRITISH OPEN Site: Sandwich, England Course: Royal St. George's. Yardage: 7,189. Par: 70. Prize money: $11.5 million. Winner's sharer: $2.07 million. ...

Matsuyama has green jacket and seeks gold in home Olympics

Jul. 05, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

Unlike golf's return to the Olympics in 2016 after a century-long absence, the sport won't be a mystery to the host nation this time around. No one had to build a new golf course in Japan that was suitable for the elite players. Heroes won't be hard to identify. ...