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Matsuyama has 1-stroke, 3rd-round lead at Zozo Championship

Oct. 23, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama held on to a one-stroke lead at the PGA Tour's Zozo Championship on Saturday after a 2-under 68 which included a bogey on his last hole to make things interesting heading into the final round. Matsuyama trailed by a...

Steven Alker leads PGA Tour Champions' playoff opener

Oct. 22, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Steven Alker shot a 9-under 63 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three PGA Tour Champions playoff events. Alker had a bogey-free round on The Country Club of Virginia's James River Course,...

Masters champion Matsuyama takes 2nd-round lead at Zozo

Oct. 22, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama overcame cold temperatures and often steady rain showers to shoot a 2-under 68 Friday and take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the PGA Tour's Zozo Championship. Matsuyama, who trailed by a stroke after the...

1-stop Asia trips for PGA in Japan, LPGA in South Korea

Oct. 20, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

PGA TOUR ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Chiba, Japan. Course: Accordia Golf Narashino CC. Yardage: 7,041. Par: 70. Prize money: $9.75 million. Winner's share: $1.791 million. Television:...

John McLaren, a caddie of 'extraordinary ability,' to retire

Oct. 19, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paul Casey finished with a 68 in Las Vegas, thus closing a remarkable chapter for a British man of “extraordinary ability.” The description refers specifically to his caddie, John McLaren, who has worked his final tournament in America. ...

Column: Rory McIlroy rediscovers the art of winning

Oct. 19, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The company Rory McIlroy keeps is more elite than it is exclusive. Winning 20 times on the PGA Tour, especially in this generation of increasing depth, is a big milestone. He is not the youngest to get there. Tiger Woods was 24 when he picked up his...

McIlroy pulls away to win CJ Cup at Summit in Las Vegas

Oct. 17, 2021 21:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rory McIlroy felt as though he had been spinning his wheels for the last five months as he tried to get better and instead got nowhere. It took the Ryder Cup for him to realize what he had was always good enough. McIlroy shifted into high gear in Las...

Lee Janzen wins Champions’ SAS Championship in playoff

Oct. 17, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Lee Janzen made a 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Miguel Angel Jimenez on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. “Crazy. I just need to get through this so I can have a moment to myself soon,” Janzen said....

Rickie Fowler returns to big stage and takes lead in Vegas

Oct. 16, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rickie Fowler couldn't remember the last time he saw his name at the top of the leaderboard on the weekend of the PGA Tour. He didn't forget what he was supposed to do from there. Winless in 32 months, Fowler returned to the spotlight Saturday in the...

Jimenez, Cejka tied for lead in SAS Championship

Oct. 16, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the par-5 17th in a 4-under 68 for a share of the second-round lead Saturday with Alex Cejka in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. “I hit a beautiful 7-wood there, like 3 1/2 meters or less,” Jimenez said about...