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Lanto Griffin saves par on last hole to win Houston Open

Oct. 13, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Lanto Griffin took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt and won the Houston Open on Sunday with a 6-foot par that gave him a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory that sends him to the Masters next year. Griffin was locked into a battle on the back nine at the Golf Club of Houston with Mark...

Kelly rallies to win PGA Tour Champions in Carolina

Oct. 13, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Jerry Kelly knew he needed to make as many birdies as he could Sunday in a sprint to the finish in the SAS Championship. He was so locked into the process that he didn't realize how many he made until he marked them down on his card. Locked in a tight race, Kelly ran off five straight...

Wiesberger wins Italian Open, tops Race to Dubai rankings

Oct. 13, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger moved atop the Race to Dubai rankings by winning the Italian Open on Sunday for his second Rolex Series victory of the year. Wiesberger carded a bogey-free 6-under 65 at Olgiata Golf Club for a one-stroke victory over Matthew Fitzpatrick after beginning the day three strokes...

Medvedev wins Shanghai Masters for fourth title of the year

Oct. 13, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men's tennis when he captured the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev on Sunday. The third-seeded Medvedev picked up his third title in six consecutive finals played since the tour returned to...

Griffin leads Houston Open after strong third round

Oct. 12, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Lanto Griffin recovered from a rain-delayed double-bogey finish to his second round earlier Saturday to post a 7-under-65 — the day's best score — and secure a single-stroke lead through 54 holes of the Houston Open. Mark Hubbard is alone in second place at 10-under par...

Barron, Austin tied for lead on Champions Tour

Oct. 12, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Doug Barron stalled for the second straight day and watched a comfortable lead shrivel to none at all. He doesn't think he'll be able to get away with that for a third straight day at the SAS Championship. Barron, who bogeyed three of his last four holes in the opening round and had to...

Fitzpatrick finish sees him keep Italian Open lead

Oct. 12, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A blistering finish from five-time European Tour winner Matthew Fitzpatrick saw him maintain his one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Italian Open. English golfer Fitzpatrick birdied four of the last six holes on Saturday to move to 13 under overall with a 3-under 68 in the third...

On call for pregnant wife, Malnati leads at Houston Open

Oct. 11, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Expectant father Peter Malnati started strong and shot 7-under 65 Friday to lead at the Houston Open after morning rain and lightning prevented the second round from being completed. First-round co-leader Austin Cook, who opened with an 8-under 64, briefly got to 11-under before...

Barron leads after opening round of Champions Tour

Oct. 11, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Doug Barron lost his great start with three bogeys over his last four holes and had to settle for a 6-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead over Woody Austin after the opening round Friday in the SAS Championship. This is the last regular-season event on the PGA Tour Champions before the...

Fitzpatrick leads as Molinari misses cut at Italian Open

Oct. 11, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Five-time European Tour winner Matthew Fitzpatrick took a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while local favorite Francesco Molinari missed the cut. Fitzpatrick, an Englishman, moved to 10-under par with seven birdies and one bogey for a round of 65 at Olgiata...