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BMW Championship a pivotal playoff event on unfamiliar turf

Aug. 17, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Justin Thomas is among the few who have experience at Wilmington Country Club. He was 20, still officially in college at Alabama, when he played in the 2013 Palmer Cup. Thomas didn't recall much when he returned for the BMW Championship, the second stop in...

Column: No PGA Tour for LIV golfers, maybe a long road back

Aug. 16, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Long before the PGA Tour's postseason opener ended with a winning bogey in a three-hole playoff, the biggest drama was in the clubhouse at the TPC Southwind. A dozen or so players gathered around a screen to watch the outcome in the first of what figures to...

FedEx Cup playoffs head to Delaware for BMW Championship

Aug. 16, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

PGA TOUR BMW CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Wilmington, Delaware. Course: Wilmington CC (South). Yardage: 7,534. Par: 71. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Will Zalatoris gets 1st PGA Tour win in playoff at Memphis

Aug. 14, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The 10-foot par putt in regulation was so crucial and the moment so important that Will Zalatoris doesn't remember screaming out when he made it, “What are they gonna say now?” It took three playoff holes to get the answer Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude...

Stark claims 3rd LET title and gets LPGA Tour membership

Aug. 14, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland (AP) — Maja Stark of Sweden closed with a 10-under 63 on Sunday and won the ISPS Handa World Invitational for her third victory this year on the Ladies European Tour, and this one with an additional perk. The tournament is co-sanctioned with the LPGA...

Spaun leads playoff opener; Scheffler, McIlroy miss cut

Aug. 12, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — J.J. Spaun hopes he's only getting started on the road to the FedEx Cup finale. Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will have to wait another week. As for Jason Day, his season is over. Spaun made a late birdie for a 3-under 67 to...

Fowler, Day make early bid in Memphis to keep season going

Aug. 11, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rickie Fowler and Jason Day faced enough stress just to make sure they got into the PGA Tour's postseason. Now that they're here, they want to keep going. Fowler had a change of caddies and putters and finally started to see some putts fall, though still not...

FedEx Cup playoffs are here and LIV Golf a lingering topic

Aug. 10, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Perhaps it was only fitting that a violent thunderstorm hit the TPC Southwind right about the time a federal judge in California ruled against a motion that would have allowed three players who cashed in on LIV Golf to play for $75 million in bonus money on the PGA Tour. ...

Matsuyama withdraws from Memphis with neck injury

Aug. 10, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama withdrew Wednesday from the FedEx St. Jude Championship because of a neck injury, saying he is hopeful he can return in the postseason. Matsuyama, the first Japanese man to win a major championship, is a two-time winner on the PGA Tour this...

Rickie Fowler decides to part ways with caddie Joe Skovron

Aug. 09, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rickie Fowler narrowly avoided missing the FedEx Cup playoffs for the second straight year, and he will proceed with a new caddie. Fowler is parting ways with Joe Skovron, a childhood friend and the only fulltime caddie he has ever had. “It...