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Stanford beats UCLA to capture 3rd NCAA women's golf title

May. 22, 2024 21:57 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Kelly Xu went undefeated in match play for the second straight year and the rest of Stanford followed her lead Wednesday, beating UCLA in the title match for its second NCAA championship in the three years. Rachel Heck delivered the final point in a 3-2...

Colonial gets modern upgrades during a Hanse-led restoration inspired by 1941 US Open

May. 22, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Work was already underway on a complete renovation of the historic Colonial course the day after Emiliano Grillo won on the second playoff hole last May. There are plenty of modern upgrades at “Hogan's Alley,” but a significant goal of the $20...

Stanford, UCLA to meet for NCAA title in women's golf

May. 21, 2024 22:12 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Megha Ganne won her last three holes and top-seeded Stanford held on to beat Southern California on Tuesday, advancing to the title match against UCLA in an all-Pac-12 final for the NCAA Women's Golf Championship. UCLA got big performances from Carolina...

Analysis: Bryson DeChambeau doesn't win the PGA trophy, but he does win the crowd

May. 21, 2024 15:26 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Golf is more than about winning the trophy. Such was the message from Bryson DeChambeau on the eve of the final round at the PGA Championship. He had just used a 6-iron to chip in for eagle on the 18th hole at Valhalla. He lunged into a ferocious fist pump....

Patrick Reed withdraws from US Open qualifier to end streak of playing majors

May. 20, 2024 22:20 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Patrick Reed withdrew from U.S. Open qualifying on Monday to end his streak of playing every major since the 2014 Masters. Sergio Garcia made two big mistakes late that cost him advancing to his 25th straight U.S. Open. Garcia, who made it through 36-hole qualifying...

Adela Cernousek of Texas A&M wins NCAA individual golf title for first collegiate win

May. 20, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Adela Cernousek of Texas A&M got her first collegiate win on the biggest stage, cruising to a three-shot victory at La Costa on Monday to win the NCAA individual title. Cernousek, a junior from France, entered the final round with a six-shot lead over...

Scottie Scheffler's Louisville court date postponed after arrest during PGA Championship

May. 20, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky court has postponed pro golfer Scottie Scheffler's appearance on charges he injured a police officer and disobeyed commands outside the gates of Valhalla Golf Club as the venue hosted this year's PGA Championship. Scheffler, who was handcuffed and...

Xander Schauffele gets validation and records with one memorable putt at PGA Championship

May. 20, 2024 12:17 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Xander Schauffele might have to watch the replay of his 6-foot putt to see how it dipped into the left side of the hole and looked as though it might spin out. When it comes to him winning the last two years, that's what usually happens. And then it quickly...

Nelly Korda wins Mizuho Americas Open by a stroke over Hannah Green for her 6th victory in 7 events

May. 20, 2024 08:09 AM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — With her record-tying winning streak over, Nelly Korda got back to doing what she does best — winning. Korda won a back-nine showdown with Hannah Green of Australia with a par on the 18th hole to capture the Mizuho Americas Open by a stroke Sunday for her...

Schauffele gets his major at the PGA and makes golf fun again with help from DeChambeau and Valhalla

May. 20, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The last two years have been a struggle for professional golf. One of its most consistent players over that time, Xander Schauffele, is familiar with that feeling. It's hard to say one memorable day can solve every problem — either for the 30-year-old from...