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Jason Kokrak holds the championship trophy after winning the CJ Cup golf tournament at Shadow Creek Golf Course Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Associated Press
October 18, 2020 - 5:59 pm
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Jason Kokrak was playing for the 233rd time in his 10th season on the PGA Tour without ever having won, so he didn't need any reminders Sunday in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek that anything would come easily. He watched Xander Schauffele stuff a wedge to 5 feet for birdie...
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Winner Phil Mickelson walks up 18th green during final round play in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Mickelson finished 3 strokes ahead of Canada's Mike Weir. (Joe Mahoney/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
October 18, 2020 - 3:17 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Phil Mickelson likes to play aggressively and found the PGA Tour Champions' stop at The Country Club of Virginia the perfect place to begin his preparations for the Masters. Bombing drives like he will have to do against the younger set on the PGA Tour, Mickelson shot a 7-under...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2020, file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, plays his shot from the fourth tee during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Mamaroneck, N.Y. McIlroy is among those playing the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek this week north of Las Vegas. ( (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 14, 2020 - 3:38 pm
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — This is no ordinary road to the Masters. Instead of the tropical warmth of Florida in the spring, it starts in the hot desert air of Nevada in October. Instead of a series of PGA Tour events some 500 miles south of Augusta National with an occasional detour into Texas,...
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Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club
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Associated Press
October 13, 2020 - 12:32 pm
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Dustin Johnson became the most prominent player since golf resumed in June to test positive for the coronavirus, the result forcing him to withdraw from the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek on Tuesday. The PGA Tour said in a statement that Johnson notified officials he was...
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Martin Laird holds the trophy after winning the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Associated Press
October 11, 2020 - 7:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Martin Laird looked like a winner with an improbable par save on the 71st hole of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, over the cart path, under the trees, between a pair of bunkers and an 18-foot putt. He had to return to the par-3 17th in a three-man playoff to finish the...
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Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the 12th hole during the final round at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
October 11, 2020 - 11:35 am
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a sensational 7-under 63 on Sunday to earn her first major title at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The 27-year-old South Korean finished at 14-under 266 at Aronimink Golf Course, winning the major that had eluded her so far in her career. Kim had 10...
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Patrick Cantlay hits a fairway shot at the 18th hole during the third round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
October 10, 2020 - 8:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tied for the lead going into the weekend, Patrick Cantlay already was four shots behind before he hit his opening tee shot Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. That didn't bother him in the least. He knows what to expect at the TPC Summerlin. A tee shot so far left...
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Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, watches her shot on the 15th hole during the third round at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 10, 2020 - 1:36 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Sei Young Kim has yet to splurge on the $1.5 million she won last year in the richest prize offered at a tournament in women’s golf. “I’m just saving up for the future,” she said. Winning the first major of her career just might be priceless. A 10-time LPGA Tour winner,...
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Jennifer Kupcho watches her tee shot on the seventh hole during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
October 09, 2020 - 4:49 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Sei Young Kim ignored the manually operated leaderboards dotted around Aronimink as she started to rally her way into contention. “I was in a good momentum, so I just wanted to ride on that,” Kim said. By the time she finished sinking birdie after birdie en route toward...
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Brittany Lincicome watches her tee shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 08, 2020 - 4:37 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome brought 16-month-old daughter Emery to a recent practice round at Aronimink Golf Club and let her run around the course and plop down on mom’s pink golf bag. Back home with dad, the TV was on for the family to watch Brittany do what she does best, as...
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