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‘Mr. 59’ Snedeker leads by two

‘Mr. 59’ Snedeker leads by two

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Brandt Snedeker knew Friday could be a challenge. You don’t shoot a 59 every day, after all. So Snedeker was in uncharted territory when he returned to Sedgefield Country Club to tee it [...]

Kelly returns to defend Boeing title

Kelly returns to defend Boeing title

SNOQUALMIE, Wa. – PGA Tour Champions season earnings leader Jerry Kelly is returning to defend his Boeing Classic championship, August 24-26 at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. Kelly will be joined by the next five players [...]

Koepka zeroes in on PGA title

Koepka zeroes in on PGA title

ST. LOUIS  — Two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka took a step toward adding a third major to his short list of victories. Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday on the front nine and built a [...]

Putts are just not falling for Tiger

Putts are just not falling for Tiger

ST. LOUIS  — Tiger Woods knew the shot was good. He struck it pure from 240 yards on the 17th hole and started strutting down the fairway, watching the ball land 20 feet from the pin [...]

Golf Bag: Notes from the PGA

Golf Bag: Notes from the PGA

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Davis Love III will join a select group led by Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player when he participates in his 100th major championship this weekend in St. Louis. Love’s streak began with [...]

HOFer Els to play in Boeing Pro-Am

HOFer Els to play in Boeing Pro-Am

SNOQUALMIE, Wa.  – World Golf Hall of Fame member Ernie Els will play as a special guest of The Boeing Company in the Boeing Classic Korean Air Pro-Am August 22-23 at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. [...]

Clarke debuts at the Boeing Classic

Clarke debuts at the Boeing Classic

 SNOQUALMIE, Wa. — The 14th annual Boeing Classic will feature a stellar cast of international players, including the PGA Tour Champions debut of former British Open champion Darren Clarke. Clarke, a Northern Ireland native who becomes [...]

Thomas cruises to third win this year

Thomas cruises to third win this year

AKRON, Ohio — Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under 69 to win the Bridgestone Invitational [...]

Hall notches major win in homeland

Hall notches major win in homeland

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Named in honor of a famous Masters victory, Georgia Hall has her hands on one of the big trophies in women’s golf at the age of 22. The Englishwoman reeled in [...]

Golf Bag: Brain cancer claims Lietzke

Golf Bag: Brain cancer claims Lietzke

ATHENS, Texas — Bruce Lietzke, the fun-loving, fade-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, has died of brain cancer. He was 67. Lietzke’s family [...]