Golf

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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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014 file photo broadcaster and Hall of Fame golfer Johnny Miller stands on the 18th green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Frys.com PGA Tour golf tournament in Napa, Calif. Miller is retiring as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports after three decades of giving viewers his unfiltered views. Miller says he will sign off on Feb. 3 at the Phoenix Open. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
October 15, 2018 - 6:56 pm
Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them. Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open the first weekend in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as the 63 he shot at Oakmont to...
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October 14, 2018 - 1:10 pm
WALTON HEATH, England (AP) — Eddie Pepperell won his second European Tour title with a two-shot victory at the British Masters on Sunday and likely secured the even bigger prize of a place in next year's Masters at Augusta National. The Englishman shot an even-par 72 and held off Sweden's Alexander...
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Sung Hyun Park of South Korea watches her shot on the second hole during the second round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 12, 2018 - 4:47 am
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — No. 1-ranked Sung Hyun Park and No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn were among four sharing the lead after two rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship on Friday. Park shot a second straight 4-under 68 and Ariya was better with a 67 for two-round totals of 8-under 136 at the Sky 72...
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Nasa Hataoka of Japan watches her shot on the second hole during the first round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
October 11, 2018 - 4:14 am
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Nasa Hataoka of Japan fired a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Danielle Kang and Charley Hull were two shots back on Thursday on a chilly, windy day at the Sky 72 Ocean Course. Sung Hyun Park,...
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