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PGA Tour: New sites, sponsors, venues

PGA Tour: New sites, sponsors, venues

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA Tour has released its 2016-17 season schedule of 47 FedExCup tournaments, several of which return to their traditional pre-Olympic dates and others that have a venue change and/or new [...]

Lydia Ko wins 13th LPGA event

Lydia Ko wins 13th LPGA event

ROGERS, Ar. – It’s lucky number 13 for Lydia Ko. The world No.1 captured her 13th career win on the LPGA Tour at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Sunday. Ko carded a final round three-under par, [...]

Tiger: Playing in 2016 up in the air

Tiger: Playing in 2016 up in the air

  BETHESDA, Md. — Tiger Woods left open the possibility he might not play at all in 2016. When asked on the Quicken Loans National broadcast Sunday afternoon if there was any chance he won’t tee [...]

Ships Ahoy! Hurley is a PGA champion

Ships Ahoy! Hurley is a PGA champion

BETHESDA, Md. — Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. Not far from his Annapolis home and the Naval Academy he graduated from 12 years ago, he [...]

Flooding causes Greenbrier cancelation

Flooding causes Greenbrier cancelation

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Officials from the PGA Tour and Greenbrier Resort announced today that The Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, has been cancelled due to the devastating flooding caused by record rainfalls throughout West [...]

Triplett rallies for Champions victory

Triplett rallies for Champions victory

The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Kirk Triplett rallied to win the inaugural American Family Insurance Championship on Sunday for his fifth PGA Tour Champions title, making four straight birdies in front of another large crowd [...]

McIlroy decides not to play in Olympics

McIlroy decides not to play in Olympics

Rory McIlroy has decided not to compete at this summer’s Olympics in Rio due to fears over the Zika virus. The world No. 4, who had pledged his allegiance to Ireland for the Games, has announced [...]

USGA’s Davis seeks ‘mulligan’ for ruling

USGA’s Davis seeks ‘mulligan’ for ruling

Golf Channel A day after the U.S. Open was nearly marred by a rules controversy, USGA executive director and CEO Mike Davis explained that his organization would like a “mulligan” over how it handled the penalty ultimately [...]

DJ overcomes controversial penalty

DJ overcomes controversial penalty

OAKMONT, Pa. – Dustin Johnson had another run-in with the Rules of Golf during the final round of a major championship, but this one didn’t keep him from hoisting the trophy. It started at the fifth [...]

Open heartbreak ends for D. Johnson

Open heartbreak ends for D. Johnson

OAKMONT, Pa. — Dustin Johnson’s path to winning his first major has not been easy. So many opportunities without a single conversion. So much heartbreak. A cloud of uncertainty hanging over his head Sunday afternoon at [...]