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Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters

VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Gavin Green of Malaysia shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday. Hoping to become the first Malaysian to win a European Tour trophy, Green birdied eight of the first 12 holes to top the

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship. Woods arrived mid-afternoon, did some media with partner

Pettersen handed Solheim Cup wild card

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Norway’s Suzann Pettersen was given a Solheim Cup wild card Monday despite having played just two tournaments since November 2017. Pettersen will make her ninth appearance in the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles next month. She was originally appointed one of European captain Catriona Matthew’s vice-captains. “I was honored

Woods withdraws from Northern Trust, citing oblique strain

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain. It was the first time Woods has pulled out in the middle of a tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic in February 2017, two

‘Smiling Cinderella’ wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women’s British Open on Sunday in her major championship debut, holing an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was making her

An takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham; Svensson shoots 61

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 65 on Friday in the Wyndham Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend An was at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour’s final event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Brice Garnett was a stroke back after a 64, and

Academy Award-winning director’s son breaks Junior PGA mark

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — 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

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — 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

Tour puts a World Golf Championship between final 2 majors

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The World Golf Championships event in Tennessee is changing dates and will be played between the final two majors next year. That was part of the 2019-20 schedule the PGA Tour released Monday, which features only four empty weeks from the Sept. 12 start at

Troy Merritt eagles 18th to take Barracuda Championship lead

RENO, Nev. (AP) — 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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