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PGA tinkers with 2013 schedule

PGA tinkers with 2013 schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The 2013 PGA Tour’s FedExCup schedule includes 36 Regular Season tournaments and the four FedExCup Playoff events, concluding with the Tour Championship Sept. 19-22, the PGA announced Monday. The notable changes [...]

Meet the 25 newest Tour members

Meet the 25 newest Tour members

MCKINNEY, Texas – Twenty-five new players graduated into the 2013 PGA Tour Sunday at the Web.com Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch. They earned their Tour cards next season based on their season-ending finish on the money list. Former University of Georgia [...]

PGA: Watney wins birdie-fest

PGA: Watney wins birdie-fest

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Perhaps they should rename the CIMB Classic to the Aviary Classic. That seems appropriate after Sunday’s final-round birdie-binge. Nick Watney had 11 birdies, six of them on the back nine, to shoot [...]

World Series: The Tigers in five

World Series: The Tigers in five

The path that the NL West champion Giants took to reach the World Series was pure drama for their fans, who endured six win-or-wait-‘til-next-year games over the past two weeks. Sure was fun to watch wasn’t [...]

Gainey shoots record 60 for first win

Gainey shoots record 60 for first win

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Tommy Gainey shot a record final round 60, narrowly missing golf’s magic number of 59, and came from seven strokes back to win the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island. Gainey became [...]

PGA Tour adds Canada PGA in ’13

PGA Tour adds Canada PGA in ’13

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – After lending strategic and financial support to the Canadian Professional Golf Tour in 2012 and evaluating all aspects of the business, the PGA Tour has agreed to assume operational control of [...]

Blixt becomes first-time Tour winner

Blixt becomes first-time Tour winner

SAN MARTIN, Ca. – After entering the day two strokes behind 54-hole leader John Mallinger, PGA Tour rookie Jonas Blixt carded a final-round 3-under 68 to defeat Tim Petrovic (64) and Jason Kokrak (68) by one [...]

Tour players counting the money

Tour players counting the money

Who’s No. 125? It’s the backward time of year on the PGA Tour. Instead of focusing on the No. 1 player in the world and all his challengers, the Tour is trying to settle who will [...]

UW senior leads Team USA to victory

UW senior leads Team USA to victory

ANTALYA, Turkey – Chris Williams, a senior at the University of Washington, led Team USA a record-setting score of 24-underr par 404 to win the 2012 World Amateur Team Championships on Sunday. Williams shot 69 at the par-71 Antalya [...]

Rio Olympics course designers selected

Rio Olympics course designers selected

RIO DE JANEIRO – A pair of land architects from Rio de Janeiro beat out 82 other proposals to win thegolf course design for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The lush tropical landscape of Barra da Tijuca [...]