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Scott McCarron won the season-long Charles Schwab Cup points race and its $1 million prize on Sunday while holding a glass of wine and watching on a clubhouse television. More precisely, Jeff Maggert won it for him. “Are you kidding me?” McCarron said when he saw Maggert hole out his second shot from the fairway
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11:38 AM ET England’s Tyrrell Hatton beat Austria’s Matthias Schwab on the fourth playoff hole to clinch his second Rolex Series title at the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya on Sunday after a dramatic six-man playoff. For the first time at a professional golf tournament, the floodlights were switched on at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal
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ANTALYA, Turkey — For the first time on the European Tour since the 2003 Alfred Dunhill Championship, there were six starters in a sudden-death—and ultimately floodlit—playoff for the Turkish Airlines Open title and the $2 million first-place check. Erik Van Rooyen, Kurt Kitayama, Tyrrell Hatton, Matthias Schwab, Victor Perez and Benjamin Hebert all shot 20-under-par
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2:04 AM ET Associated Press SHIGA, Japan — Overnight leader Ai Suzuki shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 to win the LPGA Japan Classic by three strokes on Sunday. Suzuki carded her fifth birdie of the day on the par-5 18th hole at the Seta Golf Course to finish with a 17-under 199, three shots ahead
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1:47 PM ET Rickie Fowler has withdrawn from next week’s Mayakoba Classic near Cancun, Mexico, due to an intestinal bacterial infection that he contracted while on his recent honeymoon. Fowler, who has not played since the Tour Championship in August and was not chosen by captain Tiger Woods on Thursday to be part of the
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2:02 AM ET Associated Press SHIGA, Japan — Local favorite Ai Suzuki shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Japan Classic on Saturday. Suzuki had seven birdies at the par-72 Seta Golf Course to finish her first two rounds at 12-under 132. Gaby Lopez shot
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12:13 PM ET Austria’s Matthias Schwab carded a second-round 67 to take a solo lead at the Turkish Open in Antalya on Friday. Schwab, 24, began the day as joint-leader before getting off to a great start with an eagle at the first. The Austrian made a birdie on the last home to secure a
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2:53 AM ET Associated Press SHIGA, Japan — Australian Hannah Green shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to finish the first round of the LPGA Japan Classic tied for the lead with local favorite Ai Suzuki. Green carded five birdies at the par-72 Seta Golf Course to finish one stroke ahead of six golfers, including
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There will come a week when golf is free of controversy. And when that time comes, there will be much rejoicing. But it will not be this week. The latest snafu, involving—you guessed it—a rules infraction, happened at the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship. The biennial competition, a 54-hole four-ball comprised of 19 countries represented
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11:45 AM ET England’s Tom Lewis and Austria’s Matthias Schwab shared a one-shot lead after both carded a seven-under-par 65 in the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya on Thursday. Lewis sank eight birdies, including four in a row from the 15th hole, offset by a bogey on the par-three fifth while
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11:45 AM ET Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan — Defending champion Nelly Korda shot a 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the LPGA Swinging Skirts. Korda, who started the round one stroke back of overnight leader Mi Jung Hur, carded seven birdies at the par-72 Miramar Golf Country Club to
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Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson promised golf fans plenty of trash talk ahead of last year’s “The Match” in Las Vegas. Turns out, Tiger’s best jab—or, at least, best-timed one—came during their famed final-round duel at the 2001 Masters. Woods was trying to win a fourth consecutive major championship that Sunday (what would become known
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I started playing golf when I was at the University of Alabama. Coach [Bear] Bryant might actually have introduced me to it. He loved the game and didn’t mind us playing. He was a blast to play with because the game kind of got the better of him. When he hit a bad shot, he’d
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It is common for 50-somethings to battle knee injuries. Rarely, though, do those ailments become national discussion points. Conversely, nothing about John Daly, 53, or his career has been routine. So it was apropos the two-time major winner’s knee problems and appeal for the use of a golf cart led to a spectacle at the
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Long before millions of Americans heard Fox Sports’ Charles Davis break down NFL games on a weekly basis during the fall, he learned to analyze what was happening on turf in a much different way. As an assistant athletic director at Stanford overseeing the school’s golf facilities, Davis quickly became an expert in. . .
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