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7:41 PM ET Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — K.J. Choi shot a 4-under 66 in windy conditions Saturday to take a 2-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Stanford International. “So far it’s a good feeling,” Choi said. “So, tomorrow look for fight from everybody.” Tied for the first-round lead
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11:22 PM ET Associated Press WEST LINN, Ore. — Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic. The second-ranked South Korean star needed only 23 putts in her morning round, making six birdies and a bogey to reach 8-under 136 at hilly, windy and
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8:09 PM ET Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — K.J. Choi closed eagle-birdie-birdie for a 7-under 63 on Friday and share of the first-round lead with Darren Clarke in the PGA Tour Champions’ Sanford International. Choi had a bogey-free round at Minnehaha Country Club. The 51-year-old South Korean player won eight times on the PGA
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What is a “consequential moment?” Well, at the risk of sounding as irksome as Ian Poulter looked to American fans at the 2004 Ryder Cup—I mean, imagine watching this guy kick your butt on home soil—a consequential moment is a moment that has consequences. In other words, something big happened, and because it happened, things
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9:51 AM ET The long-running feud between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau has the potential to inspire the American team instead of weighing them down at next week’s Ryder Cup, Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington said on Friday. Koepka and DeChambeau have been involved in public spats for more than a year, with U.S. Ryder
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6:31 PM ET Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — Jon Rahm is motivated, even if he’s not feeling well. The top-ranked Spanish star had two birdies and two bogeys Thursday in an even-par 72 in the first round of the Fortinet Championship, leaving him well back of the leaders at Silverado Resort and Spa. “I was
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7:25 PM ET Paul Azinger‘s history with the Ryder Cup goes back more than 30 years, and it’s hard to find anyone more passionate about the competition, even now in his role as a broadcaster. So the 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup captain didn’t hold back Wednesday when asked about Brooks Koepka, who disclosed in a
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The captain’s picks have all been made for the 2021 Ryder Cup, but one former captain was pretty vocal on Wednesday about a potential personnel change. Paul Azinger weighed in on comments Brooks Koepka made about the biennial event in a recent interview with Golf Digest. In the interview, Koepka talked about the challenges—both on
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Plenty are those of a (contemporary) European persuasion who will insist the inspirational figure of Ian Poulter is the ultimate “Mr. Ryder Cup.” And they would not be wrong, given the Englishman’s already legendary propensity for heroics—see Medinah, 2012—in golf’s biggest biennial battle. But they would not be completely right, either. That tribute and unofficial
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8:23 AM ET Bryson DeChambeau, who will compete in both the Ryder Cup and the world long drive championship this month, said his hands are “wrecked” with calluses from intense training for the events. DeChambeau discussed his “two-a-days” schedule during a recent interview with Golf.com, saying he hopes the unique atmosphere at a North Carolina-based
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1:29 PM ET Associated Press PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Will Zalatoris has been voted PGA Tour rookie of the year, the first player in 20 years to receive the award without being a full PGA Tour member. Zalatoris played well enough on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2020 to earn a spot in the
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9:02 AM ET Associated Press Patrick Cantlay was voted PGA Tour player of the year on the strength of his four victories, including a one-shot advantage at East Lake that made him the FedEx Cup champion. Tuesday’s announcement was another big step for Cantlay, a 29-year-old Californian who went from being the No. 1 amateur
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9:08 PM ET PHOENIX — Amy Bockerstette will be taking her talents to the national stage next year. Bockerstette, who has Down syndrome, was one of five golfers selected for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, which will be held next June at the Orange County National Golf Center in Orlando. PGA Tour golfer Gary
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You can forgive newly crowned BMW PGA champion Billy Horschel if this all feels awkwardly familiar. In 2012, the fast-talking Florida native didn’t hear his name listed when captain Davis Love III revealed the American Ryder Cup team he’d be taking to Medinah. Horschel then proceeded to win the Tour Championship at East Lake, after
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2:52 PM ET Ryder Cup veterans Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter were added to Europe’s Ryder Cup team by captain Padraig Harrington on Sunday, along with rookie Shane Lowry, the 2019 Open champion. The final round of the European Tour’s flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship outside of London, saw the nine automatic qualifiers determined,
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