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Justin Thomas wins 11th PGA Tour event, 2nd in South Korea

Oct. 20, 2019 4:55 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas won his 11th PGA Tour event and his second in South Korea in three years with a final-round 5-under 67 and a two-stroke victory over South Korean-born New Zealander Danny Lee. Thomas and Lee made it mostly a two-man show Sunday at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges....

Thomas, Lee tied for 3rd-round lead at CJ Cup in South Korea

Oct. 19, 2019 4:47 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas was looking at a three-stroke lead after three rounds at the CJ Cup with one hole to play Saturday, which would have set him up nicely for his second win in three years at South Korea's only PGA Tour event. But the 18th hole saw a big swing in the scoring at...

Top-ranked Koepka withdraws from CJ Cup with knee injury

Oct. 18, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Top-ranked Brooks Koepka withdrew from the PGA Tour's CJ Cup before the third round Saturday after aggravating a left knee injury a day earlier when he slipped on wet concrete. Playing his second event since stem cell treatment on the knee Aug. 25, Koepka shot a 3-over 75 on...

Justin Thomas takes 2-stroke after 2 rounds at CJ Cup

Oct. 18, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas shot a 9-under 63 Friday to take a two-stroke lead at the CJ Cup, putting himself in position to win his second PGA Tour event in South Korea in three years. Thomas, who won the inaugural CJ Cup in 2017, had a two-round total of 13-under 131 at Nine Bridges....

Mississippi State's passing woes hinder Hill's production

Oct. 17, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's lack of a consistent passing attack is hampering running back Kylin Hill's production. With opposing defenses loading up to stop the ground game, Hill hasn't gained as many as 50 yards in either of the Bulldogs' last two games — steep drop from his...

Jason Day shoots 66, trails by 2 strokes at CJ Cup

Oct. 17, 2019 6:02 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Jason Day's attempt to impress International team captain Ernie Els for a spot at the Presidents Cup took a positive turn on Thursday when the Australian shot a 6-under 66 to sit two strokes off the lead after the opening round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. In the first...

Juggling Gary Woodland back in South Korea for CJ Cup

Oct. 16, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Gary Woodland finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka in last year's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. He returns this year for the first of three PGA Tour events in Asia with a major victory on his resume and two new infant seats in the back of the family car. Woodland won the U.S. Open...

Golf Glance

Oct. 15, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

PGA TOUR CJ CUP AT NINE BRIDGES Site: Jeju Island, South Korea. Course: The Club at Nine Bridges. Yardage: 7,241. Par: 72. Television: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Golf Channel). Purse: $9.75 million. Winner's share: $1,755,000. Defending champion: Brooks Koepka. FedEx Cup leader: Lanto Griffin. Last...

Column: Mickelson racing the clock and spinning his wheels

Oct. 8, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

Phil Mickelson has never played this much golf this late in the year since the PGA Tour began a new season in October instead of January. He's never had this much of a reason. Mickelson is running out of time to show why U.S. captain Tiger Woods should pick him for the Presidents Cup. At stake is a streak that is...

Leonard, Faxon lead pro-am for Bahamas hurricane relief

Oct. 1, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

What began as a group text in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian led to a simple question from Justin Leonard: What can we do? Leonard and his wife, Amanda, have property at Baker's Bay just east of Great Abaco in the Bahamas, and she was on a text chain with a woman who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and...