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Henley wins by 3; heading to Masters

Henley wins by 3; heading to Masters

HUMBLE, Texas — Russell Henley no longer gets to take a week off, and he couldn’t be happier. He’s going to the Masters. Henley overcame a four-shot deficit Sunday at the Shell Houston Open by closing [...]

Golf Bag: Durant leads Champions

Golf Bag: Durant leads Champions

BILOXI, Miss. — Joe Durant shot a 6-under 66 for a one-shot lead after the first round of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic on Friday. Durant made four birdies on the back nine in warm and [...]

Youth is being served at Bandon Dunes

Youth is being served at Bandon Dunes

(Second of two parts) BANDON, Or. — The Bandon Dunes Golf Resort has such a great reputation around the world that golfers from 48 countries — and counting — have played one or more of the four 18-hole [...]

DJ first to sweep all four WGC events

DJ first to sweep all four WGC events

USTIN — The final day lasted longer than Dustin Johnson wanted. The outcome was what everyone expected. Johnson, a golfing machine with no discernible weakness and hardly any pulse, won the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match [...]

Day withdraws out of concern for mother

Day withdraws out of concern for mother

AUSTIN — Jason Day has taken an indefinite leave from golf after emotionally revealing his mother, Adenil “Dening” Day, has been diagnosed with potentially terminal lung cancer. Day walked off the course after six holes of [...]

A waterlogged journey to Oregon Coast

A waterlogged journey to Oregon Coast

(First of two parts) FLORENCE, Or. – The original game plan was to play 103 holes over a five-day period on the Oregon coast, preferably under various weather conditions – from sunny skies and comfortable temperatures, to [...]

Leishman has a g’day, wins Palmer

Leishman has a g’day, wins Palmer

ORLANDO, Fla. — Marc Leishman holed a 50-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to take the lead Sunday, and he stayed there with two tough pars at the end to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational and earn [...]

Bank of Hope Founders Cup highlights

Bank of Hope Founders Cup highlights

SCOTTSDALE — Early notes, quotes, pics and video LYDIA KO | Pre-tournament It’s definitely nice to see some good results the last couple weeks in Asia.  To see those kind of good results with all the [...]

Nordqvist sets course record in Hope

Nordqvist sets course record in Hope

PHOENIX — On a day when low scores were abundant at Wildfire Golf Club, it was Anna Nordqvist’s 61 that took the lead in round three of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. Nordqvist 11-under par [...]

Inkster cements Legends status

Inkster cements Legends status

by Candace Oehler & GW News Services (Inkster trophy photo credit Rick Sharp) Sun City West, AZ – Veteran Juli Inkster heads into the LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup on the heels of a dominating [...]