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PGA Tour in Las Vegas, Ryder Cup captain reunion in Florida

Oct. 05, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

PGA TOUR SHRINERS CHILDREN'S OPEN Site: Las Vegas. Course: TPC Summerlin. Yardage: 7,255. Par: 71. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1.26 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 5-8...

LPGA veteran O'Toole gets 1st win at Women's Scottish Open

Aug. 15, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

FIFE, Scotland (AP) — Ryann O'Toole won her first LPGA Tour event in 228 starts, closing with a bogey-free 8-under 64 at Dumbarnie Links for a three-shot victory in the Trust Golf Women's Scottish Open on Sunday. After tapping in for a closing par, the 34-year-old...

Column: Good start in Rio, Olympic golf hits stride in Tokyo

Aug. 10, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Her heart rate hit its peak only when Nelly Korda stood on the Olympic podium, not when she had a putter in her hand with a gold medal hanging on every shot. Six days earlier, the father of Xander Schauffele was the essence of calm as he shared his...

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, August 7

Aug. 07, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, August 7, at the Tokyo Games: ___ ARTISTIC SWIMMING TEAM FREE Svetlana Romashina has won the seventh gold medal of her Olympic career by leading the...

Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

Aug. 07, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made sure its first Olympic volleyball medal would...

Dream season for Nelly Korda now includes Olympic gold medal

Aug. 07, 2021 04:07 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Her parents used to call her a lion when Nelly Korda was young because she was relentless in everything she played, from gymnastics to ice skating to golf. “I've always been super determined and super focused on what I want,” Korda said. ...

Nelly Korda survives a struggle, keeps lead in Olympic golf

Aug. 06, 2021 03:37 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Seven holes into the third round of Olympic women's golf, Nelly Korda was making it look easy. She made three birdies, at one point stretching her lead to five shots. The one time she was out of position, the 23-year-old American blasted out of a...

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...

Lee wins her 1st major after beating Lee6 in playoff

Jul. 25, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Australian golfer Minjee Lee won a sudden-death playoff against overnight leader Jeongeun Lee6 to clinch the Evian Championship on Sunday for her first major title. Lee6 had to take a drop shot when her second shot on the first extra...