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Lowry holds 1-stroke lead halfway through rainy RBC Heritage

Apr. 20, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry parred his final two holes Saturday to hold on to a one-stroke lead through two rounds in the rain-delayed RBC Heritage. Lowry was among 56 players who didn't finish Friday because of a nearly four-hour weather delay. The Irishman made pars on the 17th and 18th...

Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii

Apr. 20, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship. Korda had a 71, matching Henderson with a bogey on the par-4 18 to get to 14-under 202. "There are still 18...

Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage

Apr. 19, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry continued his strong play at the rain-delayed RBC Heritage, moving to 9-under par with two holes left when the second round was suspended Friday because of darkness. Lowry, who opened at Harbour Town Golf Links with a 6-under 65 after a 78-73 flameout at the...

Scott McCarron leads rain-delayed PGA Tour Champions event

Apr. 19, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Scott McCarron topped the leaderboard at 4 under with two holes left Friday when first-round play in the rain-delayed Mitsubishi Electric Classic was suspended because of darkness. The start of the PGA Tour Champions event was delayed more than four hours because of 2 3/4 inches of rain...

College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls

Apr. 19, 2019 6:04 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California she says she encountered hostility on the street, in school and on the golf course. One of the top junior golfers in Northern California coming out of high school, Ahmed was a starter...

Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship

Apr. 19, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda on Thursday in the Lotte Championship. Ji had a 15-under 129 total to break the tournament 36-hole record by five strokes. "I...

Ireland's Lowry on top after first round of RBC Heritage

Apr. 18, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Shane Lowry was convinced his game was on the rise, despite his poor scoring. He finally showed that Thursday in the RBC Heritage, shooting a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead. Trey Mullinax, Daniel Berger, Luke List, Ryan Moore and Ryan Palmer were tied for second....

Dustin Johnson commits to Detroit Rocket Mortgage Classic

Apr. 18, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic. The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before Detroit-based Quicken Loans brings a PGA Tour event to the Motor City for the first time. Johnson is currently the No. 1...

Nelly Korda shoots a 63, leads by 1 at Lotte Championship

Apr. 18, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Nelly Korda took advantage when Hawaii's tough trade winds took a break. Korda rolled in the last of her nine birdies at the 18th in a bogey-free round of 63 Wednesday for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Golf Club. "I got here Saturday...

Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin

Apr. 17, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in his home state of Wisconsin. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a Las Vegas sportsbook. Adducci cashed in on 14-1 odds that Woods would capture the...