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Phil Mickelson signs autographs after finishing the 18th hole during the second round of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
October 08, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Phil Mickelson has never played this much golf this late in the year since the PGA Tour began a new season in October instead of January. He's never had this much of a reason. Mickelson is running out of time to show why U.S. captain Tiger Woods should pick him for the Presidents Cup. At stake is a...
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October 08, 2019 - 11:36 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The PGA Tour Champions is returning to the St. Louis area next year for the first time in nearly 20 years. The tour announced a four-year deal Tuesday with St. Louis-based Ascension. The Ascension Charity Classic will be held Oct. 2-4 at Norwood Hills Country Club, which hosted the...
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Kevin Na celebrates after winning the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament on the second playoff hole Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
October 08, 2019 - 8:43 am
Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn't heavily invested. Now he's involved in ways he never imagined. Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2014, file photo, golfers play the 17th hole during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. In a first for golf, The Players Championship will make available live streaming coverage of every shot from every player.(AP Photo/John Raoux, FIle)
October 07, 2019 - 11:40 am
The PGA Tour is expanding its live video coverage of The Players Championship as far as it can go — every shot by every player in every round. In a first for golf, and most likely the first step toward video access to every player at every tournament, The Players Championship will offer live...
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Spanish golf player Jose Maria Olazabal competes during the second round of the Spanish Open golf tournament in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tales Azzoni)
October 04, 2019 - 11:32 am
MADRID (AP) — Adri Arnaus and Rafa Cabrera Bello took a one-shot lead of the Spanish Open on Friday, as Spaniards finished the second round in the top four spots on the leaderboard. Samuel del Val was third, followed by defending champion Jon Rahm, another stroke behind. Arnaus, who is playing his...
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Spanish golf player Jose Maria Olazabal competes during the second round of the Spanish Open golf tournament in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tales Azzoni)
October 04, 2019 - 11:26 am
MADRID (AP) — Adri Arnaus and Rafa Cabrera Bello took a one-shot lead of the Spanish Open on Friday, as Spaniards finished the second round in the top four spots on the leaderboard. Samuel del Val was third, followed by defending champion Jon Rahm, another stroke behind. Arnaus, who is playing his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka hits from the second tee during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Koepka spent the majority of his short offseason recovering from stem cell treatment on his left knee. Koepka returns to competition at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, with the No. 1 player in the world giving Las Vegas its strongest field in more than 15 years. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
October 02, 2019 - 1:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brooks Koepka spent the majority of his short offseason recovering from stem cell treatment on his left knee. Koepka returns to competition this week in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, giving Las Vegas the No. 1 player in the world for the first time since Greg Norman in...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 file photo, Steve Stricker hits on the ninth fairway during the final round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington were at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wis., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 to talk about the Ryder Cup one year before the matches are played.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall), File
October 01, 2019 - 3:19 pm
The next Ryder Cup starts in 360 days, the perfect occasion for the opposing captains to meet Tuesday at Whistling Straits and share absolutely nothing. That's not entirely true. U.S. captain Steve Stricker says he has been involved with designing golf bags and looking at various clothing options...
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Justin Thomas prepares to putt on the first green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 01, 2019 - 1:01 pm
What began as a group text in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian led to a simple question from Justin Leonard: What can we do? Leonard and his wife, Amanda, have property at Baker's Bay just east of Great Abaco in the Bahamas, and she was on a text chain with a woman who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach,...
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October 01, 2019 - 9:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bio Kim won the tournament and then lost his job. The Korea PGA suspended him Tuesday for three years for making an obscene gesture at the crowd on the 16th hole of the final round because of noise from a cellphone camera. Yonhap News Agency reports that Kim knelt before...
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