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Beck shoots 65 to lead Yokohama

Beck shoots 65 to lead Yokohama

PLATTVILLE, Alab. — After being played for eight years during the Fall stretch of the LPGA Tour schedule, this week’s Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic has moved to the Spring, creating a different challenge for players complete [...]

Wheatcroft, Loupe lead Wells Fargo

Wheatcroft, Loupe lead Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steve Wheatcroft  and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind to share the first-round lead in the Wells Fargo Championship, while Rory McIIroy and Rickie Fowler dodged a thrown [...]

John Daly ready to join the old guys

John Daly ready to join the old guys

Word that John Daly is preparing to make his debut on the PGA Tour Champions leads to two schools of thought: He can’t be 50, can he? Has it actually been 25 years since he burst [...]

Furyk returns to Tour for Wells Fargo

Furyk returns to Tour for Wells Fargo

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jim Furyk, who had surgery on his left wrist in early February, announced Friday that he will return to competition next week at the Wells Fargo Championship. Furyk, 45, also is [...]

Jenny Shin captures first LPGA victory

Jenny Shin captures first LPGA victory

IRVING, Texas — In her 135th start on Tour, Jenny Shin shot the low round of the day, a bogey free final round 67, to capture her first career LPGA victory at the Volunteers of America Texas [...]

Stuard beats Lovemark, An in playoff

Stuard beats Lovemark, An in playoff

AVONDALE, La. — Brian Stuard beat Jamie Lovemark on the second hole of a playoff Monday to capture his first PGA TOUR win at the waterlogged Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Stuard never bogeyed a hole [...]

McIlroy will skip WGC-Bridgestone

McIlroy will skip WGC-Bridgestone

Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will miss the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this summer by playing at the 100th Open de France. The clash between the two tournaments has occurred following a re-working of the PGA Tour’s 2016 [...]

Final hole birdie gives Hoffman win

Final hole birdie gives Hoffman win

SAN ANTONIO — Charley Hoffman made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory. The 39-year-old Hoffman closed with a 3-under 69 [...]

Nomura notches Swinging Skirts win

Nomura notches Swinging Skirts win

DALY CITY, Calif. — Haru Nomura held on in strong wind to win the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the year. The 23-year-old Japanese player closed with a [...]

Willett joins PGA Tour full time

Willett joins PGA Tour full time

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA Tour announced Monday that England’s Danny Willett has joined the PGA Tour following his Masters Tournament victory. The 28-year-old will receive a five-year Tour exemption that runs through the [...]