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Mystic Links of Ireland: Ballybunion

Mystic Links of Ireland: Ballybunion

(Tenth of an 11-part series) BALLYBUNION, County Kerry, Ireland — Word of advice, as the Ballybunion starter needs to tell countless first-timers playing the legendary course, stay left of the cemetery on your opening drive. Not [...]

Eagles propel Thomas into Korea lead

Eagles propel Thomas into Korea lead

JEJU, South Korea — Justin Thomas had two eagles on his front nine and finished with a 9-under 63 to take a 3-stroke lead Thursday after the first round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, [...]

Langer favored (again) in Schwab Cup

Langer favored (again) in Schwab Cup

The 72-man field is set for this week’s Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three Charles Schwab Cup Playoff events. It will be followed by the PowerShares QQQ Championship, where the field will be cut [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dooks

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dooks

(Ninth of an 11-part series) GLENBEIGH, County Kerry, Ireland — Dooks Golf Links has been a golfing institution around here for 128 years, one of the oldest in all of Ireland. By next summer, the course [...]

Perez claims CIMB Classic title by 4

Perez claims CIMB Classic title by 4

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — American Pat Perez won the PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic, claiming a 4-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur. Perez, 41, sealed his first title in almost a [...]

Golf Bag: Ko notches KEB victory

Golf Bag: Ko notches KEB victory

South Korean Jin Young Ko overcame a sluggish start to clinch her first LPGA Tour victory at the KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday. Ko, who had been two strokes in front overnight, bogeyed two of [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dingle

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dingle

(Eighth of an 11-part series) BALLYFERRITER, County Kerry, Ireland — Back in the late 1970s, when acclaimed Irish golf course designer Eddie Hackett added nine more holes to finish off Dingle Golf Links, all he might [...]

Mystic links of Ireland: Waterville

Mystic links of Ireland: Waterville

(Seventh of an 11-part series) WATERVILLE, County Kerry, Ireland — Somewhere under all those unruly dunes, all that rocky terrain and all the wanton grassy underdeveloped property along the Atlantic Ocean was a world-class golf course. [...]

Steele repeats at Safeway; Phil 3 back

Steele repeats at Safeway; Phil 3 back

NAPA, Ca. — Brendan Steele is getting accustomed to fast starts and he likes it. Steele won the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open for the second straight year, closing with a 3-under 69 in windy conditions [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Adare Manor

Mystic Links of Ireland: Adare Manor

(Sixth of an 11-part series) ADARE, County Limerick, Ireland — Three years ago, the Adare Manor golf course, designed by renowned American architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr., was considered the best parkland course in Ireland. The [...]