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Chambers Bay Exec Killed in Weekend Storm

James Fay killed during windstorm Fay, 36, was director of sales & marketing, and assistant general manager at Chambers Bay, site of the US Open held in June.  The University of Puget Sound graduate held several positions [...]

Who’s in and who’s out of FedExCup

Who’s in and who’s out of FedExCup

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day took over the top spot in the FedExCup standings with his win Sunday at The Barclays, and he could move to No. 1 in the world next week, too. Nick Taylor [...]

Another G’day for Barclays champ Day

Another G’day for Barclays champ Day

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured [...]

Just call Harman ‘Ace’ — two  in one day

Just call Harman ‘Ace’ — two in one day

EDISON, N.J. — Brian Harman had better steer clear of the 19th hole. After all, he had not one — but two — holes-in-one during the final round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club. Who [...]

Maggert adds 4th Champions win of year

Maggert adds 4th Champions win of year

ENDICOTT, N.Y. — Playing with the poise of a champion, Jeff Maggert chalked up yet another win on the Champions Tour. Maggert won the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his fourth victory of the [...]

Tamulis triumphs at Yokohama Classic

Tamulis triumphs at Yokohama Classic

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Kris Tamulis counted down from 29 to 1 during her final-day trek at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. One was definitely the most important number for her.  Tamulis, 34, played 29 holes Sunday [...]

A lost weekend for ex-No. 1 Spieth

A lost weekend for ex-No. 1 Spieth

EDISON, N.J. — With rounds of 74 and 73, Jordan Spieth lost more than an opportunity to continue playing the Barclays this weekend. He lost his No. 1 world ranking. Following a second-place finish at the [...]

Kaymer loses PGA tour card in 2015-16

Kaymer loses PGA tour card in 2015-16

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Martin Kaymer came to North Carolina last week to play in the Wyndham Championship in an attempt to qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs. The lucrative $10 million bonus that goes to the winner [...]

Andrade survives triple-bogey for win

Andrade survives triple-bogey for win

SNOQUALMIE, Wa. — The last time Billy Andrade won a stroke-play event, he held off Phil Mickelson in 2000 in Las Vegas. On Sunday in the Boeing Classic, Andrade beat the likes of Bernhard Langer, Fred [...]

Love III a III-time Wyndham champion

Love III a III-time Wyndham champion

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Davis Love III’s long victory drought is over. Tiger Woods will have to wait a while to get another chance. Love won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday to become the third-oldest winner in [...]