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Scott, Williams sever partnership

Scott, Williams sever partnership

Adam Scott and caddie Steve Williams announced Wednesday that they have ended their partnership. Scott and Williams had worked together since summer 2011, but Williams, 50, said at the start of this season that he hoped [...]

Horschel coasts to Tour victory

Horschel coasts to Tour victory

ATLANTA — When Billy Horschel was 10 years old he had a dream that he was going to get hit in the eye playing baseball. It came true. When he was in college, he dreamt that [...]

Kim holds of Webb to win Evian

Kim holds of Webb to win Evian

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim beat Australian veteran Karrie Webb by one shot on Sunday to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major winner at 19 years, 2 months. Kim [...]

Golf Bag: Former PGA pro Royer dies

Golf Bag: Former PGA pro Royer dies

Hugh Royer, who won the 1970 Western Open and played five full seasons on the PGA Tour, died Sept. 12 in Columbus, Ga. He was 78. Royer, a native of Eastman, Ga., made his Tour debut [...]

Faldo receives Payne Stewart Award

Faldo receives Payne Stewart Award

ATLANTA – In an emotional ceremony, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem named Nick Faldo this year’s recipient of the Payne Stewart Award. Faldo was unable to attend Tuesday night’s ceremony at East Lake because he was in England [...]

Tour Championship: Capsules

Tour Championship: Capsules

Capsules looks at the 30 players involved in this week’s Tour championship: Chris Kirk – No. 1 Chris Kirk is in prime position for his first-ever start at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, thanks to a [...]

Five control own fate in FedEx Cup final

Five control own fate in FedEx Cup final

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — By winning the BMW Championship, Billy Horschel moved into the top five in FedExCup points heading into the Tour Championship. That means he’s now one of five players who control their [...]

Horschel rebounds to take BMW

Horschel rebounds to take BMW

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. – Billy Horschel has taken the fast track from golf’s doldrums to its pinnacle. Two weeks ago, Horschel was nearly three months removed from his last top-10 finish, missing a cut at The [...]

Bradley withdraws from BMW

Bradley withdraws from BMW

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Co. — Keegan Bradley withdrew from the BMW Championship prior to the third round due to a potential rules infraction on the 18th hole of the first round. After hitting his tee shot in [...]

Mickelson withdraws; eyes Ryder Cup

Mickelson withdraws; eyes Ryder Cup

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — Phil Mickelson will miss the FedExCup Playoffs finale for the first time in his career after withdrawing from the BMW Championship following the second round. Mickelson shot a 6-over 76 on [...]