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The Latest: Americans, Australians celebrate in Rose Garden

Sep. 20, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the state visit to the U.S. by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (all times local): 10:30 p.m. American and Australian luminaries gathered under the stars in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, resolutely "celebrating" even as serious matters of national security...

Byeong Hun An leads storm-delayed Mississippi tour event

Sep. 20, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Byeong Hun An was making so many birdies in the Sanderson Farms Championship he worried the storms would cost him momentum. Even waking up at 4 a.m. to play 25 holes Friday didn't slow him. An finished off a 6-under 66 in the morning and then birdied four straight holes to start the...

Amazing Amy changing lives on and off the golf course

Sep. 20, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come. There are people who have the same effect, someone so generous, so genuine, so joyful, meeting them transforms perspective. Amy...

Triplett leads Sanford International in windy Sioux Falls

Sep. 20, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kirk Triplett birdied two of his last three holes for a 4-under 66 in strong gusts Friday to take a one-shot lead after one round of the Sanford International on the PGA Tour Champions. Triplett, who won in March and leads the circuit with four runner-up finishes this year, was...

Willett, Rahm share 2nd-round lead at Wentworth

Sep. 20, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — A fast start by Danny Willett and a sublime finish by Jon Rahm helped them into a tie for the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday. Willett was 5 under after his first five holes and rolled in three more birdies in a 7-under 65, lifting the...

Aussie Lukas Michel wins US Mid-Amateur to earn Masters spot

Sep. 19, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

PARKER, Colo. (AP) — Lukas Michel of Australia twice came back from 3-hole deficits Thursday and won the U.S. Mid-Amateur, becoming the first international winner in the event's 39-year history and earning a spot in the Masters. Michel had a 1-up lead over Joseph Deraney after four holes in the 36-hole...

Ina Kim-Schaad wins US Women's Mid-Amateur

Sep. 19, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Ina Kim-Schaad won the opening hole with a par and never trailed Thursday on her way to a 3-and-2 victory over Talia Campbell in the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur. Kim-Schaad won the USGA championship 19 years after she was runner-up in the 2000 U.S. Junior Girls. The 35-year-old from...

Hoge keeps rolling and takes early lead in Mississippi

Sep. 19, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tom Hoge felt relieved to make his way back to the PGA Tour. He is starting the new season with a clear head, no stress and great scores. One week after he was runner-up at the Greenbrier for the best finish of his PGA Tour career, Hoge opened with three straight birdies and closed...

McIlroy stumbles to 4-over 76, Wallace leads at Wentworth

Sep. 19, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy made six bogeys and a double bogey in his last 11 holes to shoot 4-over 76 at the BMW PGA Championship, leaving the world No. 2 already 11 strokes off the first-round lead held by Matt Wallace on Thursday. McIlroy's round fell apart after his birdie at No. 5 that...

Woods part of 'Japan Skins' game to be shown live worldwide

Sep. 18, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the PGA Tour's first official event in Japan. It...