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PGA Tour heads to Caribbean, Europe begins another UK swing

Sep. 22, 2020 10:27 AM EDT

PGA TOUR CORALES PUNTACANA RESORT & CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Course: Puntacana Resort & Club (Corales). Yardage: 7,666. Par: 72. Purse: $4 million. Winner's share: $720,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (NBC). Defending...

Georgia Hall, of England, watches her tee shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

England's Georgia Hall wins Portland Classic in playoff

Sep. 20, 2020 8:38 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Georgia Hall won the Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory in the United States, beating Ashleigh Buhai with a par on the second hole of a playoff. Hall won after falling into a tie with a bogey on the part-4 18th in regulation. “To bogey the last I...

Mel Reid takes 2-shot lead in Cambia Portland Classic

Sep. 19, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mel Reid shot a 7-under 65 on her 33rd birthday Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over defending champion Hannah Green into the final round of the Cambia Portland Classic. Reid closed her bogey-free afternoon round with a birdie on the par-4 18th at Columbia Edgewater. Winless on the...

Green back on top in Portland, tied for lead with Clanton

Sep. 18, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hannah Green had to wait an extra day to open her title defense in the Cambria Portland Classic. Once she got going, about the only thing that slowed her was a 1 1/2-hour lightning delay and fading light. Green shot a 6-under 66 on Friday at Columbia Edgewater for a share of the lead...

Dustin Johnson walks the 12th fairway during practice before the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Another trophy for Dustin Johnson, this one without the cash

Sep. 15, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Another week, another big trophy for Dustin Johnson, this one without any cash. One week after he captured the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize, Johnson was voted PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in the last five years. He also won the Jack Nicklaus Award, which...

A green is prepared by the grounds crew outside the clubhouse ahead of practices before the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

US Open in September as LPGA, Champions and Europe play on

Sep. 15, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: Mamaroneck, New York. Course: Winged Foot GC (West). Yardage: 7,477. Par: 70. Purse: $12 million. Winner's share: $2.25 million. Television: Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (NBC); Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel), 4 p.m. to 7...

Portland Classic cut to 54 holes because of air quality

Sep. 15, 2020 2:35 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The LPGA Tour's Portland Classic set for this weekend has been reduced to 54 holes because of poor air quality caused by wildfires that have been burning across the West. The course and practice facilities at Columbia Edgewater Country Club remained closed Tuesday and Wednesday's...

Mirim Lee, of South Korea, receives the championship trophy after winning the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Mirim Lee wins a stunner in a playoff at the ANA Inspiration

Sep. 13, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee ran toward the water for the winner's leap into Poppie's Pond, and there was no blue wall to stop her. How she even got to that point as the ANA Inspiration champion was shocking even to Lee. She chipped in twice to stay in the hunt for a major title that for the...

Brooke M. Henderson watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Saturday Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Henderson charges into a share of lead at ANA Inspiration

Sep. 12, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Brooke Henderson kept pouring in birdies as she tried to erase as much as she could from a six-shot deficit in the ANA Inspiration. Nelly Korda was trying to let off steam in the desert heat after dropping three shots in two holes. Henderson eventually cooled down. Korda...

Nelly Korda hits her tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Friday Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Korda rides hot putter in the desert to early 36-hole lead

Sep. 11, 2020 10:17 PM EDT

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The numbers suggested a stress-free time in the desert for Nelly Korda, who had five birdies and a clean card Friday for a 5-under 67 to build a two-shot lead going into the hot weekend at the ANA Inspiration. All she could think about were two pars. The only fairway she missed...