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Jutanugarn takes narrow lead into finale

Jutanugarn takes narrow lead into finale

ANN ARBOR, Mich — After a roller coaster day in Ann Arbor, Ariya Jutanugarn managed to maintain her lead at the LPGA Volvik Championship. Firm and fast conditions greeted players on Saturday at Travis Pointe Country in [...]

Monty chasing Mediate for Senior PGA

Monty chasing Mediate for Senior PGA

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Rocco Mediate hasn’t been in this position in a long time. For his nearest pursuer, Colin Montgomerie, it’s old hat. Mediate is putting together quite a portfolio at the 77th Senior PGA [...]

Spieth enters Sunday with the lead

Spieth enters Sunday with the lead

FORT WORTH, Texas — Jordan Spieth is still seeking his first PGA Tour victory in his home state of Texas. Ryan Palmer would love to win on his home course. Spieth and Palmer, who play a [...]

UW captures first-ever NCAA golf title

UW captures first-ever NCAA golf title

EUGENE, Ore. — Washington freshman Julianne Alvarez atoned for a three-putt bogey on the 18th hole with two tough par saves to win the decisive match in 20 holes Wednesday and deliver the Huskies their first [...]

Feherty says Tiger may never return

Feherty says Tiger may never return

As a busy stretch of summer tournaments approaches, the golf world is still wondering when an injured Tiger Woods will be able to return to competition. According to NBC and Golf Channel reporter David Feherty, the [...]

Denmark’s Larsen joins PGA field

Denmark’s Larsen joins PGA field

SAMMAMISH, Wa. – Nicole Broch Larsen of Denmark, one of the leading players on the Ladies European Tour, has accepted a special exemption to compete in the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, to be held June [...]

Zika might keep Rory out of Olympics

Zika might keep Rory out of Olympics

Rory McIlroy might skip the Olympic golf tournament over fears of contracting the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro. The No. 3-ranked player in the world, who won the Irish Open on Sunday and would represent Ireland [...]

Langer captures sixth Senior major

Langer captures sixth Senior major

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bernhard Langer ran away with the Regions Tradition on Sunday for his sixth senior major and 27th PGA Tour Champions title. Langer birdied four of six holes starting on No. 12 to pull [...]

Sergio wins Byron Nelson in playoff

Sergio wins Byron Nelson in playoff

IRVING, Texas — Sergio Garcia made a par on the first playoff hole at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Sunday to beat Brooks Koepka for his ninth career PGA Tour victory, matching the late Seve Ballesteros [...]

Jutanugarn makes it back-to-back wins

Jutanugarn makes it back-to-back wins

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Ariya Jutanugarn quickly has made winning a habit on the LPGA Tour. The 20-year-old shot a nearly mistake-free 4-under 67 on Sunday and won the Kingsmill Championship by one shot, her second consecutive [...]