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Thomas surges to share of Tour lead

Thomas surges to share of Tour lead

ATLANTA — With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship. Thomas had six players ahead of him Friday when he smashed a 335-yard drive [...]

Golf Bag: Two-way tie in Web.com event

Golf Bag: Two-way tie in Web.com event

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Nicholas Lindheim and Matt Atkins each shot 6-under 64 to share the first-round lead at the DAP Championship, the third of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals. Lindheim began his round by [...]

Tour Championship: 30 win scenarios

Tour Championship: 30 win scenarios

HOW EACH OF THE TOP 30 COULD WIN THE FEDEXCUP RANK PLAYER WINNING SCENARIOS + 1 Jordan Spieth • If he wins the TOUR Championship, he wins the FedExCup • Has a reasonable chance of winning [...]

FedEx Cup in own hands of 5 players

FedEx Cup in own hands of 5 players

ATLANTA — Just five players — Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Marc Leishman and Jon Rahm — control their own fate entering the TOUR Championship, the final event of the FedExCup Playoffs that will decide [...]

Redemption for BMW champ Leishman

Redemption for BMW champ Leishman

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The clutch shots down the stretch in the BMW Championship belonged to everyone except the winner. Marc Leishman didn’t really need them. Staked to a five-shot lead, and determined to not let [...]

Nordqvist emerges as Evian champ

Nordqvist emerges as Evian champ

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Defying driving rain and hail in a playoff, Anna Nordqvist beat unheralded American Brittany Altomare at the first extra hole to win the Evian Championship on Sunday. Nordqvist took the fifth and final [...]

Day, Richie chasing Leishman at BMW

Day, Richie chasing Leishman at BMW

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Marc Leishman got up-and-down from a tough lie behind the 18th green for one last birdie that gave him a 3-under 68 and extended his lead to five shots over Jason Day [...]

Tour Championship: Who can get there

Tour Championship: Who can get there

This week’s BMW Championship marks the third event of the FedExCup Playoffs. The FedExCup Playoffs feature a progressive cut, with 30 players qualifying for the Tour Championship. Below you’ll see the top 70 in the current [...]

Chappell gets first Presidents Cup berth

Chappell gets first Presidents Cup berth

NORTON, Mass. – After a two-year window of Presidents Cup qualifying, the final automatic spot for Team USA came down to less than a tenth of a point Monday. And in the end, neither Kevin Chappell [...]

Steady Thomas wins fifth title in ’17

Steady Thomas wins fifth title in ’17

NORTON, Mass. — Justin Thomas added another big title to a season filled with big moments by outlasting Jordan Spieth and Marc Leishman on the back nine of the TPC Boston to win the Dell Technologies Championship. [...]