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8:22 PM ET Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, followed his record 10-under 60 with a 65 on Thursday in the Boys Junior PGA Championship to break the 54-hole mark. Beber-Frankel, from Miami, had an 18-under 192 total at Keney Park Golf Course to shatter
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5:19 PM ET Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The LPGA Tour’s CP Women’s Open will return to British Columbia next year. Golf Canada has announced the LPGA Tour’s lone Canadian stop will be at the Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2020. It marks the first CP Women’s Open in the province
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10:24 PM ET Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 on Wednesday for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship. Beber-Frankel, from Miami, closed with a par on the ninth hole at Keney Park Golf Course, missing
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12:50 PM ET After wanting to get away from golf and needing rest following a missed cut at The Open Championship, Tiger Woods on Wednesday committed to playing in the first two events of next month’s FedEx Cup Playoffs. Woods announced he is committed to playing next week at The Northern Trust at Liberty National
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Golf is not the only professional sport that features official contests among players “of a certain age,” by which I mean those who have passed their competitive prime and entered the autumn of their years. If you’re a tennis fan, you can watch John McEnroe play in barnstorming exhibitions, and you can see similar matches
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3:42 AM ET Defending Champion Georgia Hall has revealed she had her replica version of the British Open trophy stolen from her car two months ago. Hall, who claimed her only major victory to date with victory on home soil at the Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club last year, had her replica version
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4:37 PM ET ESPN News Services Lexi Thompson is not off to the best start during the LPGA Tour’s back-to-back majors in Europe. She missed the cut at the Evian Championship with rounds of 77-72, and then criticized course conditions that led to bad breaks in an Instagram post in which she concluded, “I’m actually
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The PGA Tour heads to Greensboro, N.C., this week for the Wyndham Championship, otherwise known as the tour’s regular-season finale. The event, which is back at Sedgefield Country Club for a 12th straight year, represents one final chance for many tour pros looking to crack the top 125 in the FedEx Cup Standings, thus earning
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Callaway CEO and President Chip Brewer released a statement defending Xander Schauffele in the wake of Schauffele’s driver failing a random test for spring-like effect, the so-called characteristic time or CT test, conducted the week of the British Open. While Brewer’s statement strongly supported Schauffele, it laid the blame solely on his company (“We provide
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10:58 AM ET Associated Press LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Bernhard Langer beat Paul Broadhurst by two shots to win the Senior British Open on Sunday for his record-extending 11th senior major title. Starting three shots off the overnight lead held by Broadhurst, the 61-year-old German fired a 4-under 66 to finish at 6-under 274
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Lexi Thompson had a rough experience at last week’s Evian Championship. Her start to the Women’s British Open isn’t much better. Thompson, who sounded off about course conditions following a missed cut in France, accidentally left her passport in her golf bag, according to a Golf Channel report. Thompson’s clubs were with 40 other players’
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10:58 AM ET The 2019-20 PGA Tour schedule will include 49 FedEx Cup tournaments — three more than this season – and an open date during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The current season ends with the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta on Aug. 22-25. The 2019-20 season begins two
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8:39 PM ET Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Collin Morikawa birdied his last three holes Sunday to win the Barracuda Championship, making him the second recent college alumni to win on the PGA Tour this summer. Morikawa closed with seven birdies against no bogeys in the modified Stableford scoring system, giving him 14 points at
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11:39 PM ET Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Troy Merritt scored five points with a 53-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th on Saturday to take a two-point lead in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s only modified Stableford scoring event. Merritt had an 18-point round for a 37-point total at Montreaux Golf and Country
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3:23 PM ET ESPN News Services Tom Watson will not take part in the U.S. Senior Open or the Senior Open Championship after this year, he announced Saturday. “I can’t compete against these guys anymore,” said Watson, a three-time Senior Open champion and five-time winner of the Open Championship during his Hall of Fame career.
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