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5:22 AM ET Associated Press CHIBA, Japan — Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama had three birdies in five holes on the back nine and eagled the 18th for good measure for a 5-stroke victory at the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship on Sunday. It was Matsuyama’s first PGA Tour win in his native Japan, although he has
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6:09 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Steve Flesch birdied the par-4 18th hole for a 5-under 67 and a two-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer and Steven Alker on Saturday in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three PGA Tour Champions playoff events. Flesch reached 13-under 131 with his second straight bogey-free
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3:40 PM ET Associated Press Jeff Winther reclaimed the lead at the Mallorca Open with an 8-under 62 on Saturday. The Dane is two shots clear of Spain’s Jorge Campillo, who had a third-round 64. 1 Related Winther, seeking his first European Tour win, repeated the 62 from his first round after shooting 1-over par
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6:09 AM ET Associated Press BUSAN, South Korea — Hee Jeong Lim took a four-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Tour’s BMW Ladies Championship after a 7-under 65 Saturday. Lim had a 54-hole total of 18-under 198 on the LPGA International Busan course. Fellow South Korean players Jin Young Ko (67) and
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7:50 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Steven Alker shot a 9-under 63 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three PGA Tour Champions playoff events. Alker had a bogey-free round on The Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course, making nine birdies in a
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7:16 AM ET Associated Press BUSAN, South Korea — Hee Jeong Lim shot a 6-under 66 and first-round leader Na Rin An a 69 to leave the South Korean players tied for the lead after two rounds of the LPGA Tour’s BMW Ladies Championship on Friday. Lim and An had 11-under totals of 133 on
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3:57 AM ET Associated Press CHIBA, Japan — Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama overcame cold temperatures and often steady rain showers to shoot a 2-under 68 Friday and take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship. Matsuyama, who trailed by a stroke after the first round following a 64 on the
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2:18 PM ET Denmark’s Jeff Winther carded a superb 8-under-par 62 to claim the lead after the first round of the Mallorca Open on Thursday. Winther, 33, got off to a slow start, struggling to a bogey on the first before making five birdies as he went out in 31. The Dane continued his fine
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6:49 AM ET Associated Press CHIBA, Japan — Japanese golfer Hiroshi Iwata shot a 7-under 63 Thursday to take the first-round lead at the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship. Iwata had a one-stroke lead over Joaquin Niemann and 2021 Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama on the par-70, 7,041-yard Narashino Country Club course. Defending champion Patrick Cantlay is
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3:10 AM ET Associated Press BUSAN, South Korea — Jin Young Ko couldn’t quite manage an LPGA Tour scoring record for consecutive rounds in the 60s, but her South Korean compatriots packed the leaderboard after the first round of the BMW Ladies Championship on Thursday. Ko had 14 straight under-70 rounds, tying her with Annika
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1:16 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in a New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut taxes for a golf course there, according to The New York Times. The district attorney’s office subpoenaed records from both the Trump National
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8:25 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rory McIlroy capped a big weekend in Las Vegas on Sunday by surging past Rickie Fowler and holding off Collin Morikawa to win the CJ Cup at Summit for his 20th PGA Tour title. McIlroy seized control with a 35-foot eagle putt from just off the green
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press CARY, N.C. — Lee Janzen made a 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Miguel Angel Jimenez on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. The 57-year-old Janzen also birdied the par-4 18th in regulation in a closing 5-under 67 in the regular-season finale.
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2:13 PM ET Associated Press SOTOGRANDE, Spain — Patience paid off for Matt Fitzpatrick at the tough Valderrama course in Spain on Sunday. The Englishman made 15 straight pars then rallied with two birdies on his last three holes to win the Andalucia Masters by 3 shots. “Amazing, particularly the way I did it,” Fitzpatrick
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7:22 PM ET Associated Press CARY, N.C. — Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the par-5 17th in a 4-under 68 for a share of the second-round lead Saturday with Alex Cejka in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. “I hit a beautiful 7-wood there, like 3 1/2 meters or less,” Jimenez said about the eagle. “All
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6:39 PM ET Associated Press English golfer Laurie Canter is eyeing his first European Tour win after taking a 3-shot lead of the Andalucía Masters heading into the final round. Canter carded 4-under 67 on Saturday after making eight birdies to double up his four bogeys. That left him 7 under after three days at
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3:35 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Casey Martin, the Oregon golf coach who successfully sued the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart because of a rare circulatory disease, had his right leg amputated in what he told Golf Digest was always going to be “my destiny.” The magazine, which has
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