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  • Bubba Watson wins his second Travelers Championship

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    CROMWELL, Conn. — Bubba Watson defeated Paul Casey with an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to win his second Travelers Championship on Sunday at TPC River Highlands. Watson loves the course, the vocal, loyal spectators and the Travelers Championship, which was his first PGA Tour...

  • Watson wins Travelers Championship on 2nd playoff hole

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff. The long-driving lefty made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey for his second Travelers Championship victory. Watson improved to 5-1 in overtime. Casey overcame a three-stroke deficit...

  • Jeff Maggert wins US Senior Open for 2nd senior major title

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Maggert is moving into an elite class on golf's senior circuit. Maggert won the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday for his second major victory on the Champions Tour this year. He closed with a 5-under 65 at sun-drenched Del Paso Country Club, edging defending champion...

  • U.S. Senior Open Champions

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    2015_Jeff Maggert 2014_Colin Montgomerie 2013_Kenny Perry 2012_Roger Chapman 2011_Olin Browne 2010_Bernhard Langer 2009_Fred Funk 2008_Eduardo Romero 2007_Brad Bryant 2006_Allen Doyle 2005_Allen Doyle 2004_Peter Jacobsen 2003_Bruce Lietzke 2002_Don Pooley 2001_Bruce Fleisher...

  • BC-GLF--Travelers Championship,PlayoffAdvisory

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    EDITORS: Bubba Watson and Paul Casey are going to a playoff in the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut. They finished regulation at 16-under 264 at TPC River Highlands.

  • Pablo Larrazabal wins BMW International Open by 1 shot

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    MUNICH (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal won the BMW International Open by one shot Sunday for his fourth European Tour title. The Spaniard, who also won the tournament in 2011, closed with a bogey-free 6-under 66 to finish with a 17-under 271 on the Eichenried Golf Club course. "Every title is very...

  • Azle friends lead Monster Ball golf tourney

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Two longtime friends from Azle shot a tournament record 55 to grab the early lead on Saturday at the Fourth Annual Craig Bowers Memorial Monster Ball Golf Tournament in Greenville. Eric Kelley and Jerod Turner fired a 17-under on two trips around the Wright Park Municipal layout to lead by...

  • SACC PARTNERSHIP: Rain cancels, suspends play Saturday

    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    For the second straight year, Mother Nature may play a pivotal role at the San Angelo Country Club men’s partnership. An early-morning rain washed out Saturday’s competition for the Championship through Third Flights of the SACC Partnership — while heavy afternoon showers suspended play for 20...

  • Harman takes one-stroke lead over Watson, DeLaet at Travelers

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    CROMWELL, Conn. — University of Georgia Bulldogs Brian Harman and Bubba Watson competed in the final group Saturday. Displaying an abundance of determination and stellar shots, Harman didn’t retreat against the No. 5 player in the world. Harman was the top dog. His 5-under par 65 gave him sole...

  • Langer, Maggert share lead after 3rd round of US Senior Open

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The crammed leaderboard at the U.S. Senior Open has some familiar faces heading into the final round and one notable name nobody expected to challenge for another major. Good luck predicting what will happen Sunday. Bernhard Langer and Jeff Maggert shared the lead at...

  • Brian Harman takes Travelers Championship lead

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Brian Harman birdied the 18th hole for a 5-under 65 on Saturday and a one-stroke lead over fellow Georgia left-hander Bubba Watson and Canadian Graham DeLaet in the Travelers Championship. Looking for his second PGA Tour victory, Harman had a bogey-free round to take a...

  • The Express-Star, Chickasha, Okla., Adam Troxtell column

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Last weekend, I played golf at a local country club because I had been told it was in very good shape. I had never known this course to be in particularly bad shape, but this information got me onto the tee box. I found out it was true; unfortunately, my skills weren't quite good enough for me...

  • England's James Morrison claims 2-stroke lead in Munich

    Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    MUNICH (AP) — English golfer James Morrison shot a 5-under 67 to claim a two-stroke lead in the third round of the BMW International Open as overnight leader Rafa Cabrera-Bello dropped six off the pace on Saturday. Morrison, who began the day one stroke behind Spain's Cabrera-Bello, made six...

  • Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson three-putts 18th hole

    By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Published: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson. Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. Open when Spieth birdied his final hole to become only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year. The...

  • Heartbreak, some consolation for Dustin Johnson at U.S. Open

    By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer | Published: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Dustin Johnson had his baby in his arms, a smile of sorts frozen on his face. There would be plenty of time later to sort through the pain and the what-ifs. Still in shock from the events of a few moments earlier, he walked from the 18th green, holding little Tatum,...

  • Rickie Fowler among U.S. Open favorites

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Just a few weeks removed from a win at the Players Championship, Rickie Fowler is one of the favorites for the U.S. Open. at Chambers Bay. The former Oklahoma State golfer is listed at 18-to-1, among the best odds to win golf's second major of the year. Only Rory McIlroy (5/1), Jordan Spieth...

  • Duffy Martin believed in golf for the average guy

    By BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Duffy Martin figured out a long time ago that the worst thing about golf is looking for your ball. Time-consuming. Frustrating. Often fruitless.So Martin did something about it.

  • High schools: Boys golf All-City first-team player capsules

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Austin Eckroat, Edmond North Class: Sophomore The story: Eckroat came up short of repeating as the Class 6A state champ but put together an outstanding season otherwise, winning three tournaments and posting a 72.6 scoring average. He has been committed to Oklahoma State since his freshman...

  • High schools: Girls All-City golf first-team player capsules

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Player of the Year Elizabeth Freeman, Casady Class: Senior The story: The Oklahoma Christian signee wasn’t beaten in the six high school tournaments she played, winning against small-school and large-school competition alike while posting a stroke average of 72. Two of her wins came in...

  • High schools: All-City Boys Golfer of the Year Mason Overstreet's game going international

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    The Kingfisher golfer, who just completed his junior year of high school, will be flying to Japan to compete for Team USA in the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, scheduled for June 16-19.



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