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Poston mount Wyndham victory charge

Poston mount Wyndham victory charge

GREENSBORO, N.C. – In the fading light of early Sunday evening, Charles (Doc) Cunningham sat on his folding, metal carry chair and watched a man in knee pads carve letters into a sandcastle: Winner: J.T. Poston. James Tyree [...]

PGA announces 49-event schedule

PGA announces 49-event schedule

PPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The PGA TOUR today announced an expanded 2019-20 Season schedule of 49 FedExCup tournaments, featuring a dramatically changed opening segment and several late-season adjustments to accommodate the 2020 Summer Olympic Games [...]

Parel looks forward to Boeing Classic

Parel looks forward to Boeing Classic

SNOQUALMIE, WA –Scott Parel will return to the Boeing Classic August 23-25 at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge in search of his first title defense on the Champions Tour. The Augusta, Georgia native began his final round [...]

Irish eyes smiling: Lowry wins Open

Irish eyes smiling: Lowry wins Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland – A year ago, sitting in a car park at Carnoustie, having just signed another discouraging scorecard, Shane Lowry could no longer hold in his emotions. His Irish eyes started to weep. Tears [...]

Frittelli latest to be first-time PGA winner

Frittelli latest to be first-time PGA winner

SILVIS, Ill. — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title. Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory [...]

Eagle on final hole makes Wolff a winner

Eagle on final hole makes Wolff a winner

BLAINE, Minn. — Six weeks after winning the NCAA individual title with Oklahoma State, Matthew Wolff wrapped up just his third tournament as a professional. He took home a trophy and a PGA Tour card. Even [...]

Stricker sets Senior Open record in win

Stricker sets Senior Open record in win

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Steve Stricker made his U.S. Senior Open debut one for the record book. Stricker birdied the opening hole Sunday and never was threatened on his way to a 1-under 69 for a [...]

A feel-good story: The Lashley victory

A feel-good story: The Lashley victory

DETROIT — Nate Lashley completed an unlikely wire-to-wire victory in the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title. Lashley closed with a 2-under 70 to finish at 25-under 263 and win by [...]

Reavie holds on to end 11-year famine

Reavie holds on to end 11-year famine

CROMWELL, Conn. — Chez Reavie is a PGA Tour winner again after 11 years and 250 events. Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley [...]

Woodland eager to claim U. S. Open title

Woodland eager to claim U. S. Open title

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway. Such moments, even on a Saturday, can [...]