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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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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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2:50 PM ET Fewer players will be around for the weekend at PGA Tour events starting next season. The PGA Tour Player Advisory Council and Policy Board voted last month to reduce the 36-hole cut size from the top 70 players and ties to the top 65 players and ties starting with the 2019-20 season.
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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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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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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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6:21 PM ET Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Brooks Koepka had three birdies in a four-hole stretch on the front nine and cruised to a three-stroke victory in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Sunday for his first World Golf Championships title. Playing with Rory McIlroy in their first final-group pairing, the top-ranked Koepka closed
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1:59 PM ET Associated Press EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Jin Young Ko took advantage of a friend’s bad luck to win her second major title of the season on Sunday and reclaim the No. 1 spot in the women’s world golf rankings. Ko fired a 4-under 67 in the rain-swept final round to win the Evian
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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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6:02 PM ET Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rory McIlroy shot an 8-under 62 on Saturday at the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a one-stroke lead over Brooks Koepka at the World Golf Championships event. McIlroy, who missed the cut by a stroke last week in the Open Championship on his home turf in
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12:56 PM ET Hyo Joo Kim shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-shot lead over Sung Hyun Park as South Korean players took a stranglehold on the Evian Championship in the third round in France on Saturday. Despite making two bogeys in her opening four holes, Kim steadied with birdies at the fifth, seventh
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9:07 PM ET Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Tom Hoge topped the Barracuda Championship leaderboard with 21 points Friday when second-round play at Montreaux Golf and Country Club was suspended for the day after a long delay because of lightning and heavy rain. Hoge scored eight points in the second round, finishing with five birdies
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7:17 PM ET Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Matthew Fitzpatrick shot a 6-under 64 on Friday in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the World Golf Championships event. The 24-year-old Englishman birdied the first four holes and finished with seven birdies and a bogey. He took the
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10:13 AM ET Associated Press LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — A trio of Americans lead the Senior British Open alongside an Englishman after the first round. Wes Short Jr., Scott Dunlap and Scott Parel hold a one-stroke lead with Paul Broadhurst after the rain-affected first round was completed on Friday. The four leaders shot 3-under
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11:10 PM ET Associated Press RENO, Nev. — David Lingmerth had nine birdies to take the lead Thursday in the suspended first round of the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s lone modified Stableford scoring system event. The Swede had 18 points at Montreaux Golf and Country Club under the format that awards eight points for
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7:20 PM ET Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jon Rahm matched his career low with an 8-under 62 on Thursday in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational, taking advantage of nearly perfect greens to open a three-stroke lead in the World Golf Championships event. Rahm rolled in five putts of at least 16 feet for birdies
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