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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday July 18, 2013, English golfer Oliver Fisher plays a shot off the second tee during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Muirfield, Scotland. Fisher shot the first round of 59 in the 46-year history of the European Tour, Friday Sept. 21, 2018, on a par-71 course during the second round of the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura, Portugal. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
September 21, 2018 - 3:07 pm
After 46 years, the European Tour finally has its first round of 59. English golfer Oliver Fisher was sprayed with champagne beside the 18th green after two-putting for par from 40 feet to complete a 12-under round containing an eagle and 10 birdies on a par-71 course at the Portugal Masters on...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods indicates the direction of the wind before teeing off on the third hole during the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass. Woods once took for granted that he would end his season at the Tour Championship. Now, just being at East Lake feels like an accomplishment. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
September 19, 2018 - 3:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiger Woods is facing long odds of capturing the FedEx Cup and the $10 million bonus. That's all relative this year. Just having his own parking spot at East Lake, being back at the Tour Championship for the first time since 2013, even feeling lost during a practice round because the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, Justin Thomas holds the trophy after winning the Fedex Cup after the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. The bonus pool for the PGA Tour season doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
September 18, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion. PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said Tuesday the changes were designed to...
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In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at a golf course in Ames. Collin Daniel Richards, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in her death. (Luke Lu/Iowa State University via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 12:12 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man attacked and killed a top amateur golfer from Spain who was playing a round alone near her university campus in central Iowa, leaving her body in a pond on the course, police said Tuesday. Collin Daniel Richards, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, Thomas Bjorn, of Denmark, captain of the 2018 European Ryder Cup team, speaks during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament, at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. Bjorn, has welcomed the inclusion of Tiger Woods in the United States team, saying it will be good for the event which takes place outside Paris Sept. 28-30. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
September 15, 2018 - 9:50 am
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Europe's Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn says Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf's best event even better. Bjorn tells The Associated Press in an interview Saturday, two weeks before the action in France, that Woods...
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Justin Rose, of England, left, and Keegan Bradley shakes hands after the BMW Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Newtown Square, Pa. Bradley held off Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the rain-plagued BMW Championship for his first PGA Tour victory in six years. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
September 10, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Keegan Bradley had bottomed out, crashing from the high of winning the PGA Championship to tumbling out of the top 100 in the world. His chances to represent U.S. teams in international play had dried up, his preferred putting method was banned, and the confidence that...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 17, 2018 file photo, Tony Finau plays his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship in Southampton, N.Y. Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as Furyk’s four wild-card selections. Finau has 11 top-10s this season, including three in majors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
September 10, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as Furyk's four wild-card selections. Finau has 11 top-10s this season, including three in majors. "There won't be any...
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Volunteers shield from the rain with umbrellas during a rainy day at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. The BMW Championship final round is delayed due to weather. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 09, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Two putts began taking on more significance with each rain delay until there was no golf at all Sunday at the BMW Championship. Aronimink Golf Club already was saturated when a steady rain caused tiny streams and large puddles in the fairways, leaving the PGA Tour little...
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Justin Rose reacts after making a birdie putt on the fourth green during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink in Newtown Square, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (Charles Fox/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 08, 2018 - 11:15 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Rose could sense the sky getting a little darker, the wind a little cooler and more brisk. Every shot means so much this time of the year, and the last two holes Saturday at the BMW Championship might mean even more. Rose saved par from an awkward stance with his...
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Tiger Woods Lines up his putt on the 18th in the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (David Swanson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 10:39 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk had an easy time deciding on three of his four picks for the Ryder Cup. Xander Schauffele is making the last one a little more difficult. Schauffele nearly holed a wedge on his second hole, rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt in the middle of his...
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