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Madelene Sagstrom shoots 62 to take lead in Gainbridge LPGA

Jan. 24, 2020 6:47 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom birdied seven of the first nine holes and shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA. Sagstrom birdied the first two holes, parred the next two and made five straight birdies to make the turn in 7-under 29 at rain-softened...

Jessica Korda shoots 66, takes 2-shot lead in Boca Raton

Jan. 23, 2020 7:03 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in high wind Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, the tour's first full-field event of the season and first official event in Boca Raton in more than 30 years. Korda birdied her final two holes, finishing with a...

Danielle Kang opens with 63 to lead LPGA Tour season opener

Jan. 16, 2020 3:49 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — American Danielle Kang stepped to the tee at the treacherous par-3 finishing hole at the LPGA’s season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on Thursday and had a bit of a problem. Standing 204 yards from the flag stick, she told her caddie that she...

U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods, left, celebrates with vice captain Fred Couples after Woods won his singles match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Tiger Woods wins opening match, US takes Presidents Cup

Dec. 15, 2019 6:41 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — High emotions, fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup. Woods capped off a big year that began with his 15th major at the Masters by playing and leading his U.S. team to another victory in the Presidents Cup on Sunday at Royal...

Rory Sabbatini and Kevin Tway win QBE Shootout

Dec. 15, 2019 6:20 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Rory Sabbatini and Kevin Tway won the QBE Shootout on Sunday, birdieing the final two holes in best-ball play for a 12-under 60 and a two-stroke victory. “Today it was mostly Rory," Tway said. “I was just kind of hanging out. He played unbelievable from hole six through...

5-way tie for lead in QBE Shootout team event

Dec. 14, 2019 5:52 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Brendon Todd and Billy Horschel shot a 6-under 66 in modified alternate shot Saturday for a share of the second round lead on the QBE Shootout. Rory Sabbatini-Kevin Tway (67), Harold Varner III-Ryan Palmer (70), Jason Kokrak-J.T. Poston (68) and Charles Howell III-Bubba Watson (66) also...

Varner and Palmer team to shoot 17-under 55 in QBE Shootout

Dec. 13, 2019 6:25 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Harold Varner III and Ryan Palmer shot a 17-under 55 on Friday in the QBE Shootout to match the scramble record since the event moved to Tiburon Golf Club in 2001. Varner and Palmer eagled the par-5 17th and had 15 birdies and two pars in the first round. They tied the scramble record...

International assistant captain K.J. Choi, left, captain Ernie Els and player Sungjae Im talk during a practice session ahead of the President's Cup Golf tournament in Melbourne, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Els makes International team feel like one with a new logo

Dec. 10, 2019 3:00 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Captains for the Presidents Cup usually get the most attention for the wild-card picks that fill out their teams and the pairings they create. Ernie Els might have done his best work long before that point. The Presidents Cup is a PGA Tour creation, and so it was the PGA Tour...