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Green's win at Women's PGA makes mentor Webb proud

Jun. 24, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — In the middle of the night before the most important round of golf in Hannah Green's life, a storm rolled through that produced a crack of thunder loud enough to shake the house she was staying at with a handful of fellow Australians. Green didn't stir, as housemate Karrie Webb was...

Hannah Green wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 23, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years. Green closed with an even-par 72 at Hazeltine for a one-shot...

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion

Jun. 23, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green never felt more nervous than standing over a 5-foot par putt Sunday at Hazeltine National with a chance to win her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Neither did Karrie Webb, who won seven majors in her Hall of Fame career. Webb watched from outside the...

Jerry Kelly wins hometown PGA Tour Champions event

Jun. 23, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jerry Kelly won his hometown PGA Tour Champions event, beating Retief Goosen with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff Sunday in the American Family Insurance Championship. Kelly closed with a 6-under 66 at rainy University Ridge to match Goosen and tournament host and fellow...

Reavie holds off Bradley, Sucher for first win in 11 years

Jun. 23, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie is a PGA Tour winner again after 11 years and 250 events. Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher. The 37-year-old Reavie, whose first title came as a rookie at the 2008...

Pavan wins BMW International Open after playoff

Jun. 23, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Andrea Pavan defeated Matthew Fitzpatrick in a playoff to win the BMW International Open on Sunday. The Italian carded a bogey-free 6-under 66 in the final round to finish 15-under 273 overall, as did Fitzpatrick (69) after a bogey on the 17th hole. The English player birdied the final hole...

Chez Reavie shoots 63, takes a 6-stroke lead at Travelers

Jun. 22, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie was plodding along during the third round of the Travelers Championship, watching playing partner Zack Sucher extend his lead. Then came the turn, both for the round and in the fortunes of the two players. Coming off a third-place tie last week in the U.S. Open at Pebble...

Hannah Green holds onto 1-shot lead at Hazeltine

Jun. 22, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green made it through her first taste of the big stage on the LPGA Tour by holding a lead on the weekend at a major championship and playing alongside powerful Ariya Jutanugarn, a two-time major champion and former No. 1 in the world. She made it through just fine. She only...

Inbee Park moves up at Women's PGA, leaning again on putter

Jun. 22, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Inbee Park has felt both reflective and inspired this week, with the Women's PGA Championship being played in Minnesota. The LPGA Tour Hall of Fame member has been hoping, too, she could conjure that dominant performance on the greens from the last time a major tournament was held in...

Steve Flesch takes PGA Tour Champions lead in Madison

Jun. 22, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steve Flesch birdied the final three holes for a 7-under 65 and the second-round lead Saturday in the American Family Insurance Championship, with tournament host Steve Stricker a stroke back in his hometown tournament. The 52-year-old Flesch played the back nine at University Ridge in...