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Cameron Smith out of BMW Championship with sore hip

Aug. 15, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith pulled out of the BMW Championship on Monday with what his manager described as a “hip discomfort” that Smith had been feeling the last few months. Smith is No. 3 in the FedEx Cup, assured of a spot in the Tour...

Japan's Saki Baba wins US Women's Amateur in blowout

Aug. 14, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Saki Baba routed Monet Chun of Canada 11 and 9 on Sunday to become the second Japanese winner in U.S. Women’s Amateur history. The 17-year-old Baba won the last six holes, ending the match with a birdie on the par-3 27th hole at Chambers Bay. ...

Will Zalatoris gets 1st PGA Tour win in playoff at Memphis

Aug. 14, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The 10-foot par putt in regulation was so crucial and the moment so important that Will Zalatoris doesn't remember screaming out when he made it, “What are they gonna say now?” It took three playoff holes to get the answer Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude...

Miguel Angel Jimenez wins Boeing Classic for 3rd win of year

Aug. 14, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Boeing Classic on Sunday for his third PGA Tour Champions victory of the season, closing with a 5-under 67 to hold off David McKenzie by two strokes. Jimenez, tied for the lead with Billy Andrade entering the round, birdied five...

Smith docked 2 shots for bad drop in 3rd round at Memphis

Aug. 14, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith and his chase for No. 1 in the world got a little tougher even before he teed off Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude Championship, and it didn't get much easier from there. The PGA Tour penalized Smith two shots upon learning his...

Stark claims 3rd LET title and gets LPGA Tour membership

Aug. 14, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland (AP) — Maja Stark of Sweden closed with a 10-under 63 on Sunday and won the ISPS Handa World Invitational for her third victory this year on the Ladies European Tour, and this one with an additional perk. The tournament is co-sanctioned with the LPGA...

Miguel Angel Jimenez, Billy Andrade share Boeing lead

Aug. 13, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the Boeing Classic lead with Billy Andrade. Jimenez had a bogey-free round to match Andrade at 10-under 134 at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. “Moving day like people say,...

Cameron Smith has claret jug and now eyes No. 1 in the world

Aug. 13, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — British Open champion Cameron Smith has spent all week ignoring queries about reports he will be the latest to leave the PGA Tour for Saudi-funded LIV Golf. His only concern was try to win the FedEx Cup playoffs. Now there's another perk at stake: No. 1 in the...

Japan's Baba, Canada's Chun reach US Women Amateur final

Aug. 13, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Saki Baba of Japan routed American Bailey Shoemaker 7 and 6 on Saturday at Chambers Bay to reach the U.S. Women’s Amateur final. The 17-year-old Baba will face 21-year-old Canadian Monet Chun, a rising junior at Michigan, in the 36-hole final...

Choi closes birdie-eagle-birdie, shares Boeing Classic lead

Aug. 12, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — K.J. Choi closed birdie-eagle-birdie for a 5-under 67 and a share of the first-round lead in PGA Tour Champions' Boeing Classic. Choi, the 52-year-old South Korean player who won last year at Pebble Beach for his lone senior title, was tied with Scott...