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Stories tagged: golf

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 14, 2019

Tiger Woods and United States team rallies to win Presidents Cup again

Tiger Woods got the Americans going with the first point on the board.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

United States claws back, trails International team 10-8 entering final day of Presidents Cup

The Americans dug themselves out of a big hole at the Presidents Cup with playing captain Tiger Woods watching from the sidelines.

A Grip on Sports: Yes, Tiger Woods is doing double duty at the Presidents Cup, just like you may have to watching sports this weekend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What are your plans this weekend? Besides Christmas shopping, I mean. In an unrelated note, I am an XXL but hopeful of being an XL …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Americans rally late to only trail by 3 in Presidents Cup

At one point, the International team had a chance to sweep the session.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

International team grabs 4-1 lead at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods looked good as ever playing in the Presidents Cup. As captain, his American team found itself in foreign territory – trailing for the first time in 14 years.

Patrick Reed builds 3-shot lead in Bahamas as Tiger Woods rallies

A tropical breeze replaced the raging wind and made golf a lot easier for Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods and just about everyone else Thursday in the Hero World Challenge.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019

Gary Woodland, Patrick Reed share lead in the Bahamas

U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed, who will be part of the U.S. team next week at Royal Melbourne, each managed a tough wind in the Bahamas to …

Golf roundup: Tyler Duncan wins his first PGA Tour title in playoff

Tyler Duncan made a 12-foot putt on the second hole of a playoff with Webb Simpson on Sunday in the RSM Classic for his first PGA Tour title

Brendon Todd looking for third straight PGA win

Brendon Todd rolls on with a 62 at Sea Island to take lead and chase a 3rd straight PGA Tour victory

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Rick Reilly talks value of ‘integrity’ in golf and democracy at CdA library, where books have been hidden

“My first thought was, ‘That’s crazy,’ ” Reilly said. “I’ve heard of people burning books, destroying books, stealing books from libraries. I never heard of someone hiding them, but that’s …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

Webb Simpson shoots 7-under 65 to lead RSM Classic

Webb Simpson birdied seven of his last 10 holes at the Plantation Course on Thursday for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead in the RSM Classic, the final PGA …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

Sei Young Kim builds 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship

Sei Young Kim set a goal of winning three times this year on the LPGA Tour, and she’s down to her last chance.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

Rory McIlroy’s ‘perfect’ shot upstages Race to Dubai title battle

Out of the running for the Race to Dubai title, Rory McIlroy still forced his way onto center stage at the season-ending World Tour Championship on Thursday by producing one …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Brooks Koepka withdraws from Presidents Cup, replaced by Rickie Fowler

Brooks Koepka’s knee injury is bad enough that he withdrew from the Presidents Cup three weeks before it begins.

Golf roundup: Joel Dahmen soars into top 10 at Mayakoba

Clarkston native Joel Dahmen shot 11-under par over his 36 holes to move into the top 10 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic at Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on Sunday

Harris English chips in and takes 1-shot lead at Mayakoba

English builds a 36-hole lead at Mayakoba by chipping in for birdie on his last hole

A Grip on Sports: No matter what food you like to pair with your Thursday, it’s comforting to know the football weekend isn’t that far away

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you ever wondered which day is the hardest to come up with a main subject in the online column world, it’s Thursday. Always Thursday. …

Golf roundup: Jeff Maggert wins tournament, Scott McCarron wins Schwab Cup

Jeff Maggert holed out from 123 yards for eagle on the third playoff hole Sunday to win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and hand Scott McCarron the season points title …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Ernie Els adds 2 more Presidents Cup rookies with captain’s picks

Ernie Els filled out his International team already loaded with newcomers by choosing two more Presidents Cup rookies with his captain’s picks Wednesday night.

Doug Ferguson: Rivalries in golf require more than a great year

The question was in Chinese, so Rory McIlroy stared aimlessly until his eyes widened suddenly upon hearing two words he could understand. Brooks Koepka.

Golf notes: Charles Howell III takes family on ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ trip

Not long after Charles Howell III finished his final round in Las Vegas, he packed up for a trip to Asia he never imagined taking. It wasn’t just for golf. …

Phil Mickelson’s streak of 26 years in the top 50 comes to an end

The streak ended with little fanfare, and that was just fine with Phil Mickelson.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Rory McIlroy wins HSBC Champions in a playoff

Given another shot at winning the HSBC Champions, Rory McIlroy delivered his best of the day.

Defending champ Nelly Korda wins LPGA Swinging Skirts in playoff

Defending champion Nelly Korda birdied the first hole of a three-way playoff on Sunday to win the LPGA Swinging Skirts.

Colin Montgomerie wins PGA Tour Champions’ Invesco QQQ

Colin Montgomerie won the Invesco QQQ Championship with a par on the first hole of a playoff after Bernhard Langer took four strokes to get out of a greenside bunker.

Retief Goosen leads PGA Tour Champions’ Invesco QQQ

Retief Goosen shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over fellow Hall of Famers Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer into the final round of the Invesco …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Harry Higgs takes 2-shot lead in Bermuda Championship

Harry Higgs rebounded from his first bogey of the week to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s inaugural Bermuda Championship.

Defending champion Nelly Korda leads in Taiwan Swinging Skirts

Defending champion Nelly Korda shot a 7-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the LPGA Swinging Skirts.

Rory McIlroy takes 1-shot lead into final round in Shanghai

Rory McIlroy spun a wedge down to 3 feet for birdie on his final hole for a clean card at a 5-under 67, giving him a one-shot lead over Louis …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Miguel Angel Jimenez, Billy Mayfair, Woody Austin share lead at Invesco QQQ

Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied the final two holes Friday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead in the Invesco QQQ Championship, the second of three events …