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Corey Conners hits a chip shot on the practice green at the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 09, 2019 - 7:57 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — As the man in the green jacket recounted the incredulous events of the past week, Corey Conners cocked his head to one side and smiled ever so slightly. Almost as if he couldn't believe it, either. A little over a week ago, Conners snatched the last spot in the Valero Texas Open...
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Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, hits from the sixth tee during the final round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday, April 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
April 07, 2019 - 9:31 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won the ANA Inspiration on Sunday at Mission Hills for her first major title and second victory in three weeks. Ko closed with a 2-under 70 in hot and mostly calm conditions for a three-stroke victory over Mi Hyang Lee. After bogeys on 13 and 15 cut her...
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Corey Conners watches his drive on the third hole during the final round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 07, 2019 - 9:07 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — His first PGA Tour victory in the bag and his ticket punched for next week's Masters, Corey Conners' primary concern was a big change to his work weeks going forward. "No more Monday qualifying," Conners said. "That's the best deal from this. Amazing. It's a dream come true. I...
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Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the seventh hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 06, 2019 - 10:49 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Jin Young Ko turned a four-stroke deficit into a five-stroke lead in only 10 holes Saturday at the ANA Inspiration. She nearly gave it all back, setting up a final-round shootout in the first major championship of the golf season. Ko ended up with a one-shot advantage...
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Jennifer Kupcho kisses the trophy after winning the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Saturday, April 6, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 06, 2019 - 5:05 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The charge on the back nine at Augusta National was among the best, this one by a woman. NCAA champion Jennifer Kupcho, trailing by two shots and coping with remnants of a migraine Saturday, hit hybrid to 6 feet on the par-5 13th for an eagle and finished with three birdies on...
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In-Kyung Kim, of South Korea, hits from the fairway on the second hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Friday, April 5, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 05, 2019 - 9:47 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Seven years after missing a 1-foot putt on the final hole of regulation and losing a playoff, In-Kyung Kim was back on top at the ANA Inspiration. The 30-year-old South Korean shot a 7-under 65 in mostly calm morning conditions Friday at Mission Hills to take a three-...
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Ally McDonald walks to 18th green during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 04, 2019 - 11:03 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Ally McDonald was the last player to finish the first round of the ANA Inspiration. It was worth the wait. The 26-year-old from Mississippi closed with a 5-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th in fading light Thursday to take the lead at 4-under 68 in the first major...
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Kevin Kisner pumps his fist after making a putt on the 16th hole to defeat Matt Kuchar in the finals at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 31, 2019 - 7:38 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kisner made it to the Dell Technologies Match Play final for the second straight year, and this time he got it right. A week that began with a loss ended with the biggest victory of Kisner's career when he holed a 20-foot birdie putt to close out Matt Kuchar, 3 and 2, in...
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Lucas Bjerregaard, right, watches his drive on the eighth hole as Tiger Woods, left, looks on during quarterfinal play at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Bjerregaard won the match. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 30, 2019 - 9:07 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The conditions were severe. The high stakes put a premium on every shot down the stretch. Tiger Woods was in his element. Only this time, he was a spectator. Woods finally met his match Saturday in the Dell Technologies Match Play, and it wasn't Rory McIlroy. Lucas Bjerregaard...
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Tiger Woods hits on the second hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Friday, March 29, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 29, 2019 - 8:11 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 7 p.m. The Match Play has taken on a European flavor deep in the heart of Texas. Justin Rose escaped with a 1-up victory over Gary Woodland to claim the final spot in the Round of 16 at Austin Country Club. That...
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