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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...

Column: Pettersen achieves rare feat by retiring on top

Sep. 17, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

Suzann Pettersen achieved one of the rarest feats in golf. The winning shot in the Solheim Cup? Yes, it starts there. That putt she made from just outside 6 feet on the 18th green at Gleneagles was the main reason why Pettersen should be the envy of anyone who has competed as long and as well as the feisty...

Pettersen putt wins Solheim Cup for Europe

Sep. 15, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen hit the final putt of the Solheim Cup, and as it turned out, the final putt of her career. Pettersen holed a 7-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Gleneagles as Europe won the last three matches to capture the Solheim Cup on Sunday, 14 1/2-13 1/2, in the most...

Pettersen wins dramatic Solheim Cup for Europe then retires

Sep. 15, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen stood over the final shot of her golfing career, not quite realizing it also was the last shot of the most dramatic Solheim Cup ever played. Europe's players had their hands over their mouths, and their captain could barely watch. Blissfully unaware of what was...

Europe, US tied at 8-8 after brutal Day 2 at Solheim Cup

Sep. 14, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — After a day of extraordinary comebacks, tense 18th-hole finishes, and some of the most brutal weather conditions in Solheim Cup history, still nothing can separate Europe and the United States at Gleneagles. It's 8-8 heading to the final-day singles and there's no way of knowing...

Europe holds the lead, US has the momentum in Solheim Cup

Sep. 13, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The Europeans have the lead. The Americans have the momentum. An opening day of swinging fortunes in the Solheim Cup reached a crescendo in a tension-filled last hour at Gleneagles, with the final two matches of the fourballs going to the 18th hole and the U.S. team staring at a...

Korda sisters to make history at Solheim Cup

Sep. 12, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — If things had worked out differently, they might have been walking out together in the blue of Europe on the opening day of the 2019 Solheim Cup. Instead, Nelly and Jessica Korda will be proudly wearing U.S. colors on Friday when they become the first sisters to be paired in the...

PGA Tour season starting 17 days after it ended

Sep. 10, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open days between the final putt in the Tour Championship (Tiger Woods) and the first shot of the next season (Nick Taylor). It was an even shorter...

Veterans vs rookies? Youthful US seeks 3-peat in Solheim Cup

Sep. 10, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice. Out went one of the Americans' few seasoned players — a major champion and a former world No. 1. In came another rookie in...