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UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 5:51 p.m.

Justin Thomas crushes Medinah with 61 for 6-shot lead

Justin Thomas opens with five straight birdies, adds a pair of eagles and shatters the course record at soft, vulnerable Medinah with an 11-under 61. He has a six-shot lead …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 4:26 p.m.

Hideki Matsuyama blisters Medinah with 63 for BMW Championship lead

Hideki Matsuyama rides a hot putter to a record score at Medinah, making five birdie putts from 15 feet or longer for a 9-under 63 that gave him a one-shot …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 4:39 p.m.

Justin Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah

Justin Thomas goes from some of his worst golf on the range to a share of the course record at Medinah in about five hours Thursday. Thomas and Jason Kokrak …

Tiger Woods needs good week, good health to make it to East Lake

The course is familiar to Tiger Woods. The circumstances are not. Woods is playing the BMW Championship at Medinah, where he twice won the PGA Championship. But the Masters champion …

Golf notes: Tiger Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta

The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday …

Doug Ferguson: Video sheds new light on old problem of slow play

The Player Advisory Council is meeting this week during the BMW Championship, and slow play is on the agenda. The tour all along had planned on the final PAC meeting …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 5 p.m.

Dustin Johnson takes 1-shot lead over Spieth at Liberty National

Dustin Johnson is hitting the ball so well he doesn’t have to make every putt. He made enough birdies Friday for a 4-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 8:16 a.m.

Tiger Woods withdraws from Northern Trust, citing oblique strain

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the opening FedEx Cup playoff event with what he calls a mild oblique strain. He says he hopes to be able to play next week …

Low scoring at Liberty National, just not for Tiger Woods

Liberty National was never so susceptible to low scoring as it was Thursday, and Tiger Woods could feel it. He just couldn’t do much about it. He shot 75 for …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 3:46 p.m.

Troy Merritt ties course record for lead at Northern Trust

Troy Merritt took advantage of rain-softened Liberty National by tying the course record with a 9-under 62 to take a one-shot lead in The Northern Trust. Dustin Johnson ran off …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 5:28 p.m.

J.T. Poston claims first PGA Tour victory at Wyndham Championship

J.T. Poston won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, shooting an 8-under 62 for a one-stroke victory.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 4:34 p.m.

Byeong Hun An, Sungjae Im share lead at 62 after 1st round of Wyndham

Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im each shot 8-under 62 to share the lead after one round at the Wyndham Championship. Mackenzie Hughes, Rory Sabbatini, Patrick Rodgers and Johnson Wagner …

UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6:07 p.m.

Tom Hoge leads rain-delayed Barracuda Championship

Tom Hoge topped the Barracuda Championship leaderboard with 21 points when second-round play at Montreaux Golf and Country Club was suspended for the day after a long delay because of …

UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 7:38 p.m.

David Lingmerth leads in suspended 1st round of Barracuda

David Lingmerth had nine birdies to take the lead in the suspended first round of the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s lone modified Stableford scoring system event. The Swede had …

UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 5:05 p.m.

Helped by Trump’s putting advice, Jim Herman leads Barbasol

Helped by President Donald Trump’s putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. Trump’s regular golf …

UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019, 9:42 p.m.

Following Trump’s orders, Jim Herman takes Barbasol lead

Following President Donald Trump’s putting advice, Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. Trump’s regular golf partner while …

Francesco Molinari returns claret jug, faces long odds getting it back

Golf’s oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without. Fifty-one weeks after he won the British Open and gazed at his name …

UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Golf capsules: Dylan Frittelli wins John Deere for first PGA Tour title

Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley.

UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 3:42 p.m.

Cameron Tringale, Andrew Landry share John Deere Classic lead

Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry shared the third-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Winless on the PGA Tour, Tringale shot a 6-under 65 to match Landy at 16-under 197 …

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 5:44 p.m.

Roberto Diaz shoots 62 to take John Deere Classic lead

Roberto Diaz shot a 9-under 62 to take the first-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Playing in the final group of the day off the first tee, Diaz birdied …

UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 4:39 p.m.

Bryson DeChambeau dominates 2nd round of 3M Open, leads at 14-under

Bryson DeChambeau dominated the second round of the 3M Open, racking up nine birdies to finish with a career-low 62 and vault into the lead at 14-under par halfway through …

UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 6:08 p.m.

Scott Piercy leads by 2 after 1st round of 3M Open

Scott Piercy went on a late birdie binge en route to a 9-under 62 and the first-round lead at the inaugural 3M Open. Brooks Koepka, the world’s top-ranked player, is …

Gary Woodland adjusts to fame at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Gary Woodland is making his first start since winning the U.S. Open. He is hoping to keep his game sharp at the Rocket Mortgage Classic three weeks before the British …

Golf notes: LPGA leaving ANA Inspiration against Augusta Women’s Amateur

ANA Inspiration staying against Augusta Women’s Amateur; Brooks Koepka has new outlook on No. 1

UPDATED: Sun., June 23, 2019, 5:18 p.m.

Golf capsules: Hannah Green wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday for her …

UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 4:56 p.m.

Zach Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle

Zack Sucher shot a 5-under 65 in morning rain and his 11-under 129 total held up in the afternoon sunshine for a two-stroke lead midway through the Travelers Championship. Chez …

Clarkston native Joel Dahmen added to U.S. Open field

It was a long wait for Clarkston native Joel Dahmen, but it was worth it. Dahmen’s chances of earning a spot in the 119th U.S. Open were good after he …

Golf capsules: Rory McIlroy dominates in Canada; Lexi Thompson rallies to win in N.J.

Rory McIlroy ran away with the Canadian Open, closing with a 9-under 61 on Sunday for a seven-shot victory in Ancaster, Ontario.

UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019, 6:08 p.m.

Rory McIlroy moves into share of lead at Canadian Open

Rory McIlroy shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 to move into a share of the lead after three rounds at the Canadian Open. Seeking his second victory of the season, McIlroy …

UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 5:48 p.m.

Jim Meehan: Alex Prugh crew descends on Pebble Beach to watch their favorite compete in U.S. Open

Steve Prugh responded promptly that son Alex had indeed earned a berth in the U.S. Open by surviving a three-man playoff for two spots Monday at RattleSnake Point Golf Club …