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Koepka sets course record; leads PGA

Koepka sets course record; leads PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – It was fitting that Brooks Koepka was paired with Tiger Woods in the opening round at the PGA Championship. Especially considering the last player to dominate major championship golf like Koepka has been [...]

Kang comes ‘home’ for first PGA title

Kang comes ‘home’ for first PGA title

DALLAS — Sung Kang was a teenager when his father started sending him from South Korea to North Texas in the winters and summers to work on his golf game. The 31-year-old Kang, who now lives [...]

Max Homa wins first PGA title

Max Homa wins first PGA title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two years after Max Homa played only one Sunday in an entire PGA TOUR season, he showed his mettle at Quail Hollow by closing with a 4-under 67 to pull away from the [...]

Mullinax/Stallings vs. Rahm/Palmer

Mullinax/Stallings vs. Rahm/Palmer

AVONDALE, La. — Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer shared the lead with Scott Stallings and Trey Mullinax as the Zurich Classic of New Orleans finally got back on schedule. Rahm and Palmer played 30 holes Saturday [...]

Ex-Husky Pan  notches first PGA win

Ex-Husky Pan notches first PGA win

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — C.T. Pan watched the Masters last week with his wife, and sometimes caddie, Yingchun Lin, thrilled by Tiger Woods’ stirring victory at Augusta National. His wife, Pan recalled, told him point [...]

Hot putter helps DJ take lead at RBC

Hot putter helps DJ take lead at RBC

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Dustin Johnson, known for length off the tee, showed off his precise ball-positioning and hot putter Saturday to take the RBC Heritage lead. Johnson shot a 3-under 68 for a one-shot [...]

Day among five tied for Masters lead

Day among five tied for Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga. – If it’s easier to get a job if you already have one, then perhaps it follows that it’s easier to win a major if you already have one. Because the leaders at the [...]

‘In your life…’ Masters’ best shot – again

‘In your life…’ Masters’ best shot – again

This just never gets old. Is this the greatest shot ever at the Masters? Every year, this time of year, it’s worth a re-run. It came at the 16th hole in 2005 when Tiger Woods and [...]

Can Masters turn Spieth around?

Can Masters turn Spieth around?

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods is a winner again, making him even more appealing at the Masters. “I’ve worked my way back into one of the players that can win events,” he said. Rory McIlroy is [...]

A ‘Master(s)ful’ victory for Conners

A ‘Master(s)ful’ victory for Conners

SAN ANTONIO — His first PGA Tour victory in the bag and his ticket punched for next week’s Masters, Corey Conners’ primary concern was a big change to his work weeks going forward. “No more Monday [...]