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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

Cameron Champ shoots 65, takes one-stroke lead at Sanderson Farms

Cameron Champ shot a 7-under 65 in wet, windy and unseasonably cool conditions at the Country Club of Jackson to take the first-round lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship. On …

Ewart Shadoff takes early lead at LPGA Taiwan Championship

Jodi Ewart Shadoff shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Taiwan Championship. Shadoff carded seven birdies in a bogey-free round at …

Patrick Reed opens with 64 to take lead at HSBC Champions

Patrick Reed returns from his post-Ryder Cup break with a bogey-free round in windy conditions for an 8-under 64 and a two-shot lead in the HSBC Champions. Reed putted for …

Ryan Armour back at Sanderson Farms after breakout season

Ryan Armour’s attempt at winning back-to-back Sanderson Farms Championships will involve fighting fatigue as much as what the golf course throws his way. The 42-year-old will start his title defense …

Brooks Koepka makes debut at No. 1 and hopes to keep rolling

Brooks Koepka is having the kind of year he only imagined in his dreams, and he’s not ready for it to end. He won two majors, was PGA Tour player …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5 p.m.

Ace golfer Frank Capehart strikes again at Ranch Club with third hole-in-one

Frank Capehart is sure getting the hang of this hole-in-one thing.

Golf notes: Paul Azinger does not plan on using ‘choke’ in replacing Miller

Paul Azinger used to say for years that the only thing that made a player choke was cash or prestige. So he’s not afraid to use the word “choke.”

Doug Ferguson: Brooks Koepka’s biggest feat as No. 1 is getting there

Reaching No. 1 in the world felt even sweeter to Brooks Koepka because of how he got there. Golf is about winning, and the world ranking is merely a result …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

NBC hires Paul Azinger to replace Johnny Miller

NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of the sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a …

Brooks Koepka takes No. 1 spot, winning CJ Cup

Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot eagle putt. Koepka …

64-year-old Jay Haas leads Champions playoff opener

Jay Haas shot a 7-under 65 – missing his age by a stroke – to take a two-shot lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic.

Carlota Ciganda shoots 67 to share lead at LPGA Shanghai

Carlota Ciganda of Spain shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Sei Young Kim after the third round of the LPGA Shanghai.

Brooks Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea

Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of …

Ariya Jutanugarn takes 1-shot lead with 66 at LPGA Shanghai

Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament. The Thai player had six birdies in a bogey-free …

Chez Reavie takes 1st-round lead at CJ Cup with 4-under 68

Chez Reavie overcame cool, windy conditions for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead after the first round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. Danny Willett and Si Woo …

Marc Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins, feels right at home

Marc Leishman comes into this week’s CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur. The tournament on South Korea’s …

Doug Ferguson: Johnny Miller talks like most golf fans think

The comment was vintage Johnny Miller, raw enough to cause most television producers to wince. Miller was in the NBC Sports booth at Doral in 2004 when he watched Craig …

Golf notes: Anirban Lahiri measures field strength in airline reservations

The strength of field for the CIMB Classic was the same as it was last year, with one exception that Anirban Lahiri nearly found out the hard way.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Johnny Miller retiring after three decades at NBC Sports

Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Golf capsules: Marc Leishman wins CIMB Classic in Malaysia

Marc Leishman won the CIMB Classic by five strokes Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 to match Justin Thomas’ 2015 tournament record of 26-under 262. In Gee Chun won the …

Bernhard Langer, Gene Sauers share lead in SAS Championship

Bernhard Langer birdied three of the final four holes for a 5-under 67 and a share of the SAS Championship lead with Gene Sauers. A day after nearly shooting his …

Danielle Kang, Charley Hull keep one-shot lead at KEB Hana Bank Championship

Danielle Kang and Charley Hull shot 4-under 68s to retain the lead after three rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in Incheon. They were at 12 under. Ariya Jutanugarn …

Gary Woodland, Marc Leishman, Shubhankar Sharma tied for lead at CIMB Classic

Gary Woodland birdied the 18th hole for a 5-under 67 to move into a three-way tie for the lead with Marc Leishman and Shubhankar Sharma after three rounds of the …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

Bernhard Langer birdies 9 of last 10 for share of Champions lead

Bernhard Langer birdied nine of the last 10 holes at rain-softened Prestonwood for a 10-under 62 and share of lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. Tom Lehman and …

Sung Hyun Park, Ariya Jutanugarn in four-way tie for lead in South Korea

No. 1-ranked Sung Hyun Park and No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn are among four sharing the lead after two rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in Incheon. Park shot a …

Gary Woodland’s 61 leaves him tied for CIMB lead with Marc Leishman

Gary Woodland shot an 11-under 61 to tie the course record and join Marc Leishman in a share of the second-round lead at the PGA Tour’s season-opening CIMB Classic. Woodland …

Nasa Hataoka fires 7-under 65 to lead in South Korea

Nasa Hataoka of Japan has fired a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Danielle Kang and …

Bronson Burgoon has 1st-round lead at CIMB Classic, Justin Thomas 3 behind

Justin Thomas birdied four of his last five holes for a 6-under 66 and was three strokes behind first-round leader and fellow American Bronson Burgoon at the CIMB Classic. Burgoon’s …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 10:31 a.m.

Brooks Koepka voted PGA Tour’s top player of the year

U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka added to his trophy collection Tuesday when he picked up the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year.

Brandt Snedeker leads PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open

Brandt Snedeker birdied the final three holes Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open.