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Henderson holds Swinging Skirts lead

Henderson holds Swinging Skirts lead

DALY CITY, Ca. — Canadian teen Brooke Henderson lost some momentum Saturday afternoon. She at least kept the lead in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Henderson led by as many as five shots early in the [...]

Two-way tie at rain-plagued Zurich

Two-way tie at rain-plagued Zurich

AVONDALE, La. — Erik Compton birdied four of six holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round [...]

Golf Bag: Woosnam-Lyle lead Legends

Golf Bag: Woosnam-Lyle lead Legends

RIDGEDALE, Mo. — Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour’s Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge. Woosnam and Lyle shot a 6-under 64 [...]

Woods commits to The Players tourney

Woods commits to The Players tourney

Tiger Woods announced Friday via Twitter that he will make his next start at The Players Championship. Woods has won at TPC Sawgrass twice, and he wrote that he is “hoping for a repeat of 2013″ [...]

Browne outlasts field, rain for win

Browne outlasts field, rain for win

DULUTH, Ga. — Relentless rain denied Olin Browne a chance to play the final round with Bernhard Langer. Then again, it gave Browne his first Champions Tour victory in four years. Browne won the Greater Gwinnett [...]

Furyk beats Kisner in two-hole playoff

Furyk beats Kisner in two-hole playoff

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Jim Furyk won his first PGA Tour event in five years, making birdies on both playoff holes to outlast Kevin Kisner at the RBC Heritage on Sunday. Furyk was ahead by [...]

Sei Young Kim in dramatic victory

Sei Young Kim in dramatic victory

KAPOLEI, Hawaii — Sei Young Kim holed out her second shot, an 8-iron from 154 yards, on the first playoff hole to defeat Rolex Rankings No. 3 Inbee Park and claim her second-career LPGA victory at [...]

Tree root causes injury to Tiger’s hand

Tree root causes injury to Tiger’s hand

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods suffered an injury to his right hand during the final round of the Masters. After an errant drive at the ninth hole, Woods struck a hidden tree root while hitting his [...]

Career ‘Slam remains elusive for McIlroy

Career ‘Slam remains elusive for McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rory McIlroy played his final 45 holes at Augusta National in 15 under and finished a career-best fourth in the Masters. But it was the first nine of his second round that cost [...]

Crenshaw, friends celebrate ‘Final Walk’

Crenshaw, friends celebrate ‘Final Walk’

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Ben Crenshaw’s rental house was packed Friday night for Team Crenshaw’s celebration of The Final Walk. And while there were a few tears, the night – which went well past midnight – was really all about [...]