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Rahm lands $5M jackpot, emulates Ballesteros with Dubai win

Nov. 24, 2019 8:59 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jon Rahm was still getting his head around the biggest, gutsiest and richest victory of his career when the name of his golfing idol was dropped into the conversation. By winning the Race to Dubai title on the European Tour with a one-stroke win at the World Tour...

Rahm moves into strong position to win Race to Dubai title

Nov. 23, 2019 10:01 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jon Rahm moved into a strong position to win the Race to Dubai title after shooting 6-under 66 in the third round of the season-ending World Tour Championship to tie the lead with Mike Lorenzo-Vera on Saturday. Lorenzo-Vera bogeyed the 18th hole for the second straight...

Fleetwood, Rahm chase Lorenzo-Vera in Dubai; McIlroy fades

Nov. 22, 2019 9:33 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Struggling for energy as he battles a lung infection, Mike Lorenzo-Vera still managed a vigorous fist-pump after chipping in from the fringe of the 13th green to establish a seven-shot lead at the World Tour Championship. An hour later, the French golfer was finishing his...

McIlroy’s ‘perfect’ shot upstages Race to Dubai title battle

Nov. 21, 2019 12:21 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Out of the running for the Race to Dubai title, Rory McIlroy still forced his way onto center stage at the season-ending World Tour Championship on Thursday by producing one of his greatest shots of the year. McIlroy flushed a 3-wood from 291 yards with his second shot at...

Lowry looks to end best season of career as Europe’s No 1

Nov. 19, 2019 1:25 PM EST

Shane Lowry started 2019 by ending a 3½-year wait for a victory. In the middle of the year came his first major title, at the British Open in Royal Portrush. How about the Irishman finishing the best season of his career by being crowned Europe’s No. 1 golfer for the first time? “I'll be able...

Golf Glance

Nov. 19, 2019 10:20 AM EST

LPGA TOUR CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Naples, Fla. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 6,556. Par: 72. Television: Thursday-Saturday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel-Tape Delay); Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (NBC Sports). Purse: $5 million. Winner’s share: $1.5 million. Defending champion: Lexi Thompson. Race to CME Globe...

Fleetwood wins South Africa, moves to 2nd in Race to Dubai

Nov. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles for a 7-under 65 and rallied from a six-shot deficit to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for his fifth European Tour victory, and first in nearly two years....

Fleetwood comes from 6 shots back to win playoff in Sun City

Nov. 17, 2019 12:16 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles and came from six shots behind to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff on Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for a fifth European Tour victory and his first at the Nedbank. The Englishman made par...

Lombard leads by 1 in Sun City, Oosthuizen tied for 2nd

Nov. 16, 2019 11:14 AM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Zander Lombard will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge and is in position to win his first European Tour title at his country’s most prestigious tournament. The 24-year-old South African, who led by two strokes overnight, ground out...

Lombard moves ahead at Sun City by 2, Oosthuizen second

Nov. 15, 2019 11:52 AM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Zander Lombard shot a 7-under-par 65 to overtake fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen and take a two-shot lead after two rounds at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Friday. Lombard, who has just one professional title and none on the European Tour, bogeyed the first but that was...