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  • 4 tied for lead in Dubai Open

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Africa's Jbe Kruger had a hole-in-one and shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open. Kruger used a 7-iron for the ace on the second hole. Indian's Arjun Atwal and Shiv Kapur and South...

  • India's Shiv Kapur leads Dubai Open

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — India's Shiv Kapur holed out from the fairway for eagle on the par-4 first hole and finished with a 6-under 66 on Friday for a share of Dubai Open lead. The Dubai-based Kapur also had five birdies and a bogey to match Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert at...

  • Australian Open goes back to The Australian course

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    SYDNEY (AP) — American Jordan Spieth will have an opportunity to defend his Australian Open title next year on the same course he won the tournament on three weeks ago. Golf Australia said Friday that The Australian Golf Club in Sydney will host the tournament for the 19th time. Dates for the...

  • 17-year-old golf star Brooke Henderson turns pro

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — Brooke Henderson, the 17-year-old Canadian who topped the world amateur golf ranking, turned professional Thursday and signed with International Management Group and Ping equipment. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ontario, made the announced Thursday with help from the NHL's Ottawa...

  • Brad Fritsch wins Q-school by 7 shots

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brad Fritsch of Canada earned full status on the Tour by closing with a 5-under 66 to win the qualifying tournament by seven shots. It was the second-widest margin at Q-school in the last 25 years. Fritsch made three early birdies and was never seriously...

  • A season only seems long when it never ends

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The idea that the PGA Tour calendar is too full depends on how you look at the calendar. In this new world of the wraparound season, it seems as though golf never ends. There was a three-week break between the end of one season (Tour Championship) and the start of another ( Open). And...

  • A year defined by every club in the bag

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Winston Churchill would have been impressed. The late British prime minister delivered one of the most famous quotations in golf when he described it as "a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose." Equipment is a...

  • Rory McIlroy is European Tour golfer of the year

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy has been chosen as the European Tour player of the year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped the money lists in Europe and the United States. McIlroy, the world No. 1, won his maiden British Open title by two strokes...

  • Bernhard and Jason Langer win Father-Son Challenge

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard and Jason Langer won the PNC Father-Son Challenge on Sunday, closing with a 13-under 59 for a two-stroke victory in the better-ball event. The Langers finished at 23-under 123 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club's Grande Lake Orlando. Fourteen-year-old Jason jumped into...

  • Grace wins Alfred Dunhill Championship by 7 shots

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Branden Grace held his nerve while others faltered Sunday, pulling away for a commanding seven-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Grace started the day with a one-shot advantage over Lucas Bjerregaard, but quickly widened the gap when the Dane had a...

  • Westwood wins Thailand Golf Championship

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Englishman Lee Westwood won his second Thailand Golf Championship with a one-stroke victory over Australian Marcus Fraser and Martin Kaymer of Germany at the Amata Spring Country Club on Sunday. The 2011 champion was in a three-way lead with Fraser and Kaymer on 8...

  • Chalmers wins Australian PGA on 7th hole of playoff

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Greg Chalmers made par on the seventh hole of a playoff while Adam Scott three-putted for bogey to hand the Australian lefthander the Australian PGA championship. Chalmers, who shot an 8-under 64 Sunday at Royal Pines after trailing the leaders by seven strokes...

  • Chalmers wins Australian PGA on 7th playoff hole

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Greg Chalmers parred the seventh hole of a playoff while Adam Scott three-putted for bogey to give the Australian his second Australian PGA championship in four years. Chalmers, who shot 64 Sunday after trailing the leaders by seven strokes going into the final...

  • Day and Tringale win Franklin Templeton Shootout

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Jason Day and Cameron Tringale overcame a slow start Saturday to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout by a shot. Day and Tringale shot a 7-under 65 in the better-ball final round to finish at 32 under at Tiburon Golf Club. They each earned $335,000. Day and Tringale opened...

  • Stranges, Langers share Father/Son Challenge lead

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Curtis and Tom Strange saved par from a greenside water hazard on the 17th hole and finished with a 10-under 62 on Saturday for a share of the first-round lead with Bernhard and Jason Langer in the PNC Father/Son Challenge scramble event. Bernhard Langer turned to...

  • China's Feng wins Dubai Ladies Masters

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — China's Shanshan Feng won the Dubai Ladies Masters for the second time in three years, closing with a 2-under 70 on Saturday for a five-stroke victory in the Ladies European Tour's season-ending event. The fifth-ranked Feng, the LPGA Malaysia winner in...

  • Grace holds on to slim lead at Alfred Dunhill

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Branden Grace had his lead cut to just one stroke at the Alfred Dunhill Championship after shooting a level-par 72 in the third round Saturday, allowing several challengers to close the gap behind him. Grace had a five-stroke cushion after the second round, but a...

  • Fraser takes 1-shot lead at Thailand Championship

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Thailand Golf Championship. Fraser is playing only his second tournament since returning from a long break due to a wrist injury, but has been among the most...

  • Adam Scott tied for lead at Australian PGA after 3 rounds

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Adam Scott and fellow Australians Scott Strange and Wade Ormsby were tied for the lead after three rounds at the Australian PGA championship, with American Boo Weekley one stroke behind. Scott shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday while Strange and...

  • Day and Tringale open 3-shot lead in Shootout

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — After a blistering first round with teammate Cameron Tringale, Jason Day thought if they could get to 25 under, that's "pretty good scoring." That's what they did. Day and Tringale shot an 8-under 64 on Friday in modified alternate-shot play to reach 25-under 119 and...



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