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Chambers: Greens making a difference

Chambers: Greens making a difference

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – The ‘turf war’ is over. The winner is Chamber Bay, poised and ready to seek another championship. The Pierce County-owned links-style course was just 12-year-old this past June yet it already had [...]

McIlroy cashes in with FedEx Cup win

McIlroy cashes in with FedEx Cup win

ATLANTA — The crowd rushing to circle the 18th green. The steady chants. It all sounded so familiar to Rory McIlroy at East Lake, with one big difference. On Sunday, it was all for him. One [...]

Jobe rallies for stunning Boeing victory

Jobe rallies for stunning Boeing victory

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — Brandt Jobe used his best round of the year to spoil what was supposed to be a day-long celebration for hometown favorite Fred Coupless. Jobe rallied from seven strokes down, shooting a final-round [...]

Lightning puts damper on PGA finale

Lightning puts damper on PGA finale

ATLANTA — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of [...]

Koepka moves up; leads by one

Koepka moves up; leads by one

ATLANTA – Brooks Koepka has the confidence to pose for nude photos. He has the composure to withstand the final-round pressure in golf’s biggest events. There may not be a more intimidating figure in the game [...]

Breaking down the full Tour field

Breaking down the full Tour field

Justin Thomas – No. 1 (-10) Wins: 1; BMW ChampionshipStarts: 19Top-10s: 6How he qualified for the TOUR Championship: • In his fourth start at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, shot a final-round 65 to finish third. Tied Gary Woodland [...]

Thomas cools off, still wins BMW title

Thomas cools off, still wins BMW title

MEDINAH, Ill. — Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx [...]

What it’ll take to advance to Atlanta

What it’ll take to advance to Atlanta

The FedExCup Playoffs have been reduced to the top 70 going into this week’s BMW Championship. By Sunday night, another 40 players will be eliminated, with the top 30 in points advancing to the TOUR Championship, [...]

Reed reels in chance for $15 million

Reed reels in chance for $15 million

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Patrick Reed picked a good time to end 16 months without a victory. Reed fell behind early, was still two shots behind on the back nine at Liberty National and then rolled [...]

Breaking down all 125 players

Breaking down all 125 players

Here’s a quick look at the men who will play for the ultimate prize. 1Brooks KoepkaLooking to add the FedExCup to a three-win season that includes the PGA and a WGC.2Rory McIlroyShot a final-round 61 to [...]