Golf

June 09, 2019 - 5:37 pm
GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Lexi Thompson made a 20-foot putt for an eagle on the 18th hole Sunday to complete a late comeback and win the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Trailing Jeongeun Lee6 by two strokes after the 15th, Thompson finished birdie-par-eagle to finish up a round of 4-under-par 67 and a 54-hole...
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June 08, 2019 - 7:17 pm
GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 made a 4-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole Saturday to grab a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Lee6 shot a 2-under 69 and completed 36 holes over the Bay Course at Seaview at 10-under 132. She will enter Sunday's final round for the $...
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Brandt Snedeker reacts after sinking a putt on the seventh hole during the second round of the Canadian Open golf tournament in in Ancaster, Ontario, Friday, June 7, 2019. (Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 08, 2019 - 10:11 am
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — Brandt Snedeker's early record-tying round didn't stand up to late charges by Scott Brown and Matt Kuchar at the RBC Canadian Open on Friday. Snedeker fired a 10-under 60 to tie the Canadian Open's record low score. That was good enough for an early clubhouse lead at 11...
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Canadian Adam Hadwin hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the pro-am at the Canadian Open golf tournament, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Hamilton, Ontario. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 5:27 pm
ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) — A couple of key changes have stacked the odds against Dustin Johnson as he tries to defend his RBC Canadian Open title. The No. 2 player in the world pulled away from the field after a nearly two-hour rain delay to win his first Canadian Open last year, firing 6-under 66 in...
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Jason Dufner drives off the first tee during the third round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 10:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Dufner is going back to the U.S. Open for the 10th straight year, and this time he had to play his way in through one of 10 qualifiers across three countries Monday in the longest day in golf. Luke Guthrie took a detour from the Web.com Tour and led the 14 qualifiers out...
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Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea, kisses the championship trophy after winning the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
June 02, 2019 - 8:25 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Six is certainly a magic number for U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6. The 23-year-old South Korean won her first major title Sunday, the first $1 million women's winner's check ever handed out by the USGA and her first victory as an LPGA Tour rookie. And she did by...
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Jack Nicklaus, left, presents Patrick Cantlay with the trophy after Cantlay won the Memorial golf tournament Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
June 02, 2019 - 8:17 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus is a gracious tournament host at the Memorial who doesn't mince words, and it paid off for Patrick Cantlay. When they bumped into each other earlier in the week in the grill room, Nicklaus told him he had to learn how to finish. And then when Cantlay saw him again...
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Jessica Korda hits the ball on the ninth hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 01, 2019 - 9:43 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Mamiko Higa of Japan retained a one-shot lead at the weather-delayed U.S. Women's Open as golfers finished the second round early Saturday. There were 45 players still on the course when play was suspended due to darkness after a nearly two-hour rain delay and lightning...
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Jessica Korda, right, speaks with Jaye Marie Green on the 15th hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 31, 2019 - 9:44 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan's Mamiko Higa said she wasn't nervous holding the first-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open. Now, she's given her nerves a much bigger test after Friday's weather-delayed second round. Higa shot an even-par 71 to maintain her edge in first appearance in the year's...
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Martin Kaymer, of Germany, hits from the sand on the ninth hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, May 31, 2019, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
May 31, 2019 - 7:59 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Two-time major champion Martin Kaymer is tied for the lead going into the weekend at the Memorial, and whether he wins is not what drives him. He knows his game is close enough that he can. Kaymer kept it simple Friday with birdies on all the par 5s, a tee shot to 10 feet on a...
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