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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 6:15 p.m.

Lizette Salas takes advantage of Sung Hyun Park’s mistake to grab LPGA lead

Lizette Salas shot an 8-under 64 Saturday to take a two-shot lead over Sung Hyun Park and Amy Yang after the third round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship. …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Brandt Snedeker leads Wyndham with play held up due to weather

Brandt Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Wyndham Championship when the third round was suspended because of severe weather. Snedeker was 16 under for the tournament with 11 …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 1:26 p.m.

Norway’s Viktor Hovland, UCLA’s Devon Bling advance to U.S. Amateur final

Viktor Hovland of Norway and UCLA sophomore Devon Bling have advanced to the U.S. Amateur final at Pebble Beach. Hovland, a junior at Oklahoma State, made six birdies on seven …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

Jim Meehan: Antler Springs joining Sun Dance on golf’s sidelines

Golfers are losing another option regionally, though the shuttering of Antler Springs doesn’t necessarily correspond with the national trend for course closures. Antler Springs was essentially a Stime family affair, …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6:58 p.m.

Lizette Salas shoots 62 to tie course record, take Indy LPGA lead

Lizette Salas matched the Brickyard Crossing record with a 10-under 62 in the Indy Women in Tech Championship, birdieing the final three holes for a two-stroke lead over fast-starting Angel …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

‘Really cool feeling’: Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham

Brandt Snedeker has shot an 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour’s record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole, …

PGA Tour’s bubble players take center stage at Wyndham

It’s time for the PGA Tour’s bubble players to take center stage. The field at the Wyndham Championship is once again packed with players trying to play their way into …

Grip on Sports: Koepka’s play at the PGA Championship terminated the hopes of Tiger’s fans

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Late in Brooks Koepka’s inexorable march to the PGA title yesterday, Dan Jenkins asked a question on Twitter. The greatest golf writer of all time …

Tiger Woods plays himself into contention for Ryder Cup team

Jim Furyk will have to decide whether Tiger Woods is worthy of making his Ryder Cup team.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 8:29 p.m.

Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods to win PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go with his back-to-back U.S. Open titles.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

Putts won’t drop, but Tiger Woods moves up the board at PGA Championship anyway

Tiger Woods was one good putt away from an eagle that would’ve vaulted him into second place at the PGA Championship. Instead of one putt, he needed three. That disappointing …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

Brooks Koepka takes 2-shot lead at PGA Championship and goes for another major

Two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka took a step toward adding a third major to his short list of victories. Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday on the front nine …

Grip on Sports: Before we begin the weekend, we need to check in with the Mariners, Cougars and the weatherman

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have a lot on your to-do list today? Me too. First is to check in with Washington State football. Then the Mariners. And maybe a …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:38 p.m.

PGA Championship notebook: The best Zach Johnson? Club pro 1 shot better than more well-known counterpart

There are two players going by the same name this week at the PGA Championship: Zach Johnson of Cedar Rapids, the two-time major winner, and Zach Johnson from Davis Park …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:32 p.m.

Gary Woodland sets scoring record but leads by only a stroke at rain-soaked PGA Championship

Gary Woodland followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book at the PGA Championship. Woodland had no choice but to play …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 7:51 p.m.

No sweat: Tiger Woods changes shirt and game to stay in mix at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods was 3-over par after the first two holes at the PGA Championship. He changed shirts before the third hole and his game got better. Woods scratched back to …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 7:39 p.m.

Gary Woodland feels at home in Missouri, leads PGA Championship with 64

Kansas-bred Gary Woodland is feeling right at home in enemy territory in Missouri. He delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship with a 64 to …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 6:12 p.m.

RJ Manke comes from behind in final round to win Washington State Amateur, Spokane’s Ryan Maine ties for fourth

RJ Makne of Lakewood, Washington shot a final-round 64 on Thursday, finishing at 15-under-par to win the Washington State Amateur at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Grip on Sports: The only thing that rivals the numbers on the thermometer is the number of stories to tell

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The temperature in Eastern Washington is going to soar well above 100 today, which means we are having a summer after all. Add to that …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:09 p.m.

Area golf roundup: Former Cougar Brian Mogg leads Washington State Amateur

Former Washington State golfer Brian Mogg holds a two-shot lead after two rounds of the Washington State Amateur.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Justin Thomas steps out of the shadow of Jordan Spieth as PGA champion

Since winning the PGA Championship last year, along with four more victories, Justin Thomas has stepped out of the shadow of Jordan Spieth and other young stars and into his …

Grip on Sports: When Felix is pitching this poorly, maybe it’s time to change the channel

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If we really wanted to be a bummer on this beautifully hot Wednesday, we could talk about Felix Hernandez and quite possibly his final start …

Golf capsules: Justin Thomas wins in Firestone’s WGC finale

Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, in Akron, Ohio, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6:52 p.m.

Andrew Putnam takes lead in Barracuda Championship

Andrew Putnam took the lead in the Barracuda Championship, three points ahead of playing partner Sam Saunders in the PGA Tour’s only modified Stableford scoring event. Saunders, Arnold Palmer’s grandson, …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:57 p.m.

Justin Thomas takes over at Firestone as Woods fades away

Justin Thomas pulls away from the crowd with five birdies in the middle of his round for a 3-under 67 and a three-shot lead going into the final round of …

Pornanong Phatlum singing to keep lead of Women’s British Open

Pornanong Phatlum has held her overnight one-shot lead of the Women’s British Open after the third round at Royal Lytham. She carded a solid 3-under 69 and dropped her first …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 1:34 p.m.

Kenny Perry shoots 12-under 60 for lead in Champions Tour event

Kenny Perry tied a tournament record with a 12-under-par 60 and has a five-shot lead after two rounds of the 3M Championship. He’s looking to become the second three-time winner …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:18 p.m.

Aaron Baddeley takes 2nd-round lead at Barracuda

Aaron Baddeley took advantage of Ollie Schniederjans’ late double bogey to take the lead Friday in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s only modified Stableford scoring event. Baddeley had six …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Jerry Smith shoots 64, leads by 2 at 3M Championship

Jerry Smith made three late birdies to shoot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Friday and take a two-shot lead at the 3M Championship. Smith started on the back nine at …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 4:43 p.m.

Justin Thomas, Tommy Fleetwood, Ian Poulter share lead at Firestone

Another day of soft conditions at Firestone wasn’t enough for Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy or anyone else to catch a trio of leaders going into the weekend at the Bridgestone …