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Na takes Colonial lead into Sunday

Na takes Colonial lead into Sunday

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Na regained sole possession of the lead with a late birdie Saturday at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, taking a one-stroke lead over Ian Poulter into the final round. Na’s [...]

‘Overrated’ Poulter next to win?

‘Overrated’ Poulter next to win?

FORT WORTH, Texas – At this rate, every golfer will want the “overrated” label. Two weeks ago, just after a Sports Illustrated poll named him as one of the two most overrated players on the PGA [...]

Montgomerie surges in Senior PGA

Montgomerie surges in Senior PGA

FRENCH LICK, Ind.  — Defending champion Colin Montgomerie shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday on The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort to take a three-shot lead in the Senior PGA Championship. Montgomerie birdied the [...]

Travel schedule catches up to Rory

Travel schedule catches up to Rory

WENTWORTH — If any golf course was going to bring a shuddering halt to Rory McIlroy’s blistering run of form, it was going to be Wentworth. Last year’s victory at the BMW PGA Championship aside, the [...]

Chambers: Davis warns; players whine

Chambers: Davis warns; players whine

The Associated Press Mike Davis hasn’t caused this much consternation since he spoke at a PGA Tour players meeting about the evils of the long putter. Only this time, he was extolling the virtues of Chambers [...]

McIIroy set up for Chambers Bay?

McIIroy set up for Chambers Bay?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – This performance looked familiar. Rory McIlroy’s victory Sunday at the Wells Fargo Championship was reminiscent of last summer, when he won three consecutive tournaments to reassert himself as the world’s best player. We [...]

Dominator: Rory coasts to Wells victory

Dominator: Rory coasts to Wells victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rory McIlroy was more methodical than electrifying Sunday. It was still effective. Always in control, the top-ranked McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a seven-shot victory over [...]

Calif. courses adjusting to drought

Calif. courses adjusting to drought

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. – At first glance, nothing seems amiss at this lush, members-only golf club in one of the priciest communities in Orange County. A bubbling fountain gurgles out of an artificial lake. Emerald-green fairways [...]

Golf Bag: Rookie Lee wins Kingsmill

Golf Bag: Rookie Lee wins Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — It took an extra day more than she would have liked but 18-year-old Minjee Lee returned to the course Monday for her last two holes and left with her first LPGA win at the [...]

Maggert playoff winner; first victory

Maggert playoff winner; first victory

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Jeff Maggert won the Regions Tradition on Sunday for his first Champions Tour major title, beating Kevin Sutherland with a 3-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff. Sutherland two-putted for [...]