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Charles Howell III hits off the third tee during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 17, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Two quick birdies and Charles Howell III was five shots ahead. Four hours later, he was reminded why winning never comes easily, especially for someone who has gone more than 11 years and 332 starts since his last victory. Howell didn't make enough birdies Saturday to...
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Lexi Thompson tees off during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Naples, Fla. (Andrew West/The News-Press via AP)
November 17, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson has control of the CME Group Tour Championship, and Ariya Jutanugarn is in control of just about everything else. Thompson's 4-under 68 on Saturday pushed her to 16 under after three rounds of the LPGA's season-ending event. She moved three shots clear of Nelly...
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November 15, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Amy Olson shot a 9-under 63 Thursday to take a one-shot lead over Brittany Lincicome and Nasa Hataoka after the first round of the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship. Olson had two separate streaks of four consecutive birdies, finished with nine overall and never...
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Peter Uihlein lines up his putt on the ninth green during the first round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament at TPC at Summerlin in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 9:05 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Peter Uihlein topped the leaderboard at 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, with Jordan Spieth two strokes back in his season debut. Uihlein birdied six of his final nine holes in the morning round at TPC Summerlin. Seth Reeves was 7 under with a...
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Xander Schauffele of the United States tees off for round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 28, 2018 - 4:34 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Xander Schauffele has made it a clean sweep of American winners in the World Golf Championships. Schauffele birdied his last two holes Sunday for a 4-under 68 and then two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th in a playoff to beat Tony Finau and win the HSBC Champions. Schauffele...
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Tony Finau of the United States reacts after finishing round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 27, 2018 - 7:13 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Tony Finau struggled for so much of Saturday in the HSBC Champions that he was hopeful of a strong finish to carry some momentum into the final round. He got much more than he imagined. Finau closed with three straight birdies for a 2-under 70 and kept his three-shot lead because of...
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Europe's Rory McIlroy hits the ball from a bunker during the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. This year HSBC Champions at Sheshan International starts with a top-heavy field that includes five of the six top players in the world and all the major champions from this year. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 25, 2018 - 4:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Patrick Reed had a Ryder Cup he'd like to forget and spent three weeks at home in Texas preparing to finish the year strong. He was at his best Thursday in the HSBC Champions. Even in blustery conditions, Reed putted for birdie on every hole at Sheshan International and closed out...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States watches his shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 3:08 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Brooks Koepka is having the kind of year he only imagined in his dreams, and he's not ready for it to end. In June, he became the first player in 29 years to win back-to-back in the U.S. Open. In August, he played some his best golf amid ear-splitting cheers for Tiger Woods on the...
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October 22, 2018 - 7:04 am
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades. Miller is retiring. His last tournament will be the Phoenix Open the first...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States watches his shot on the 10th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 2:05 am
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka is golf's new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes. Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world's top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the top...
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