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February 07, 2020 - 1:57 am
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — First-round leader Madelene Sagstrom held a one-stroke lead over American rival Ally McDonald after two rounds of the LPGA's Vic Open. The tournament features male and female professionals playing in alternate groups over two courses at the 13th Beach Golf Links...
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Webb Simpson celebrates making a birdie on the 18th green forcing a playoff during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA Tour golf event Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 02, 2020 - 9:09 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Webb Simpson was in big trouble when he drove into the right-side water on the par-5 15th. “I didn't think it was over," Simpson said. “But I thought, 'I'm going to really have to do something special to get back in it.'” He did — at friend Tony Finau's expense Sunday in...
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February 02, 2020 - 9:17 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The PGA Tour joined players with a 16th-hole tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, using his two Lakers uniform numbers to cut the final-round pin position on the stadium par 3. The pin was placed 24 yards from the front edge and 8 yards...
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Marc Leishman, of Australia, smiles after putting on the fourth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
January 26, 2020 - 6:00 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marc Leishman realized he had at two-shot lead as he stood over a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole at Torrey Pines. He also knew Jon Rahm was the only one who could catch him. That made his final birdie all the more important. It turned out to be the winner Sunday in the...
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Australia's Lucas Herbert celebrates with his trophy after he won the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
January 26, 2020 - 8:06 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lucas Herbert marked Australia Day in his native country by capturing his first professional title, beating Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa at the second hole of a playoff to win the Dubai Desert Classic after a wild final round on Sunday. Herbert rolled...
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Jon Rahm of Spain reacts after hitting a bunker shot on the 15th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
January 25, 2020 - 5:58 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm is playing some of his best golf with two victories and a runner-up in his last four tournaments. He was at his best Saturday at Torrey Pines, holing a chip for birdie and a full gap wedge for eagle to start his round. Even after a 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead in the...
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January 25, 2020 - 4:04 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio to take a two-stroke lead into the final round. Seeking her first LPGA Tour victory, Sagstrom birdied four of the first eight holes and also birdied the par-4 15th in a bogey-free round. The...
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Ryan Palmer raises his putter after hitting a birdie putt on the 17th hole of the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
January 24, 2020 - 6:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Palmer wasn't aware of any score but his own Friday at Torrey Pines, and he knew it was good enough to at least get himself back into the mix at the Farmers Insurance Open. He was on the North Course without much bustle — Tiger Woods was on the South — and without any...
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January 24, 2020 - 3:47 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom birdied seven of the first nine holes and shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA. Sagstrom birdied the first two holes, parred the next two and made five straight birdies to make the turn in 7-under 29 at rain-...
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Tiger Woods hits hit tee shot on the 15th hole of the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the first round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Thursday Jan. 23, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
January 23, 2020 - 4:15 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods had his lowest opening round of the year since 2011. It wasn't enough to be among the leaders Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open, but it was fine with him. Coming off his record-tying 82nd victory in his last PGA Tour start three months ago in Japan, Woods handled...
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