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Kevin Chappell tips his ball to the crowd on the ninth hole during the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 13, 2019 - 6:59 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Last fall, Kevin Chappell was at home recuperating from back surgery. On Friday in his first PGA Tour event since surgery, he had the 11th sub-60 round in tour history. Chappell shot an 11-under 59 in the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. He...
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Sisters Nelly, left, and Jessica Korda of the US celebrate on the 14th after winning their Foursomes match 6 up against Solheim cup at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. The Solheim cup runs from 13-15 Sept. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
September 13, 2019 - 8:53 am
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Jessica and Nelly Korda put their arms around each other's waists and laughed their way down the 14th fairway en route to one of the biggest foursomes wins in Solheim Cup history. Apart from the 6 and 4 victory for the first siblings to play together in the competition,...
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FILE - This is a July 19, 2019, file photo showing Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy smiling on the first green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year over Brooks Koepka after posting the most top-10 finishes and winning the FedEx Cup. It's the third time McIlroy has won the Jack Nicklaus Award, and the first without having won a major. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
September 11, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is the PGA Tour player of the year, and even he was a little surprised. In a vote of the players, who presumably gave as much weight to the whole season as the four biggest weeks, McIlroy won the Jack Nicklaus Award over Brooks Koepka. It was the third...
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Team USA captain Juli Inkster during the preview day ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles Golf Club, Scotland, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. (Ian Rutherford/PA via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice. Out went one of the Americans' few seasoned players — a major champion and a former world No. 1. In came another...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open days between the final putt in the Tour Championship (Tiger Woods) and the first shot of the next season (Nick Taylor). It was an even...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, reacts as she sinks a putt on the 18th hole to win the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
September 02, 2019 - 12:31 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Australia's Hannah Green overcame a three-shot deficit with a final round 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Portland Classic and deny teenager Yealimi Noh's bid to become the third Monday qualifier to win on the LPGA Tour. Green erased a three-shot deficit with two birdies over the...
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Wes Short Jr., of Austin, Texas, celebrates winning the PGA Tour Champion's Shaw Charity Classic golf event in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 01, 2019 - 10:51 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Wes Short Jr. took full advantage of a fortunate bounce. Short made a short birdie putt on the final hole to win the Shaw Charity Classic by one stroke on Sunday. His second shot on the par 5, 18th hole at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club just cleared the water before...
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Tiger Woods, left, greets fans as he walks to the 14th fairway after hitting his tee shot during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 27, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Tiger Woods says he has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair what he describes as minor cartilage damage. The surgery was not believed to be serious, and Woods says on Twitter he expects to return to practice. This is the fifth surgery to his left knee — one more surgery than Woods...
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Rory McIlroy, right, hugs his caddy after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament and The FedEx Cup Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 25, 2019 - 6:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd rushing to circle the 18th green. The steady chants. It all sounded so familiar to Rory McIlroy at East Lake, with one big difference. On Sunday, it was all for him. One year after he was an overlooked bystander as Tiger Woods celebrated the missing piece of his comeback by...
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Spectators are tended to after a lightning strike on the East Lake Golf Club course left several injured during a weather delay in the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 25, 2019 - 10:38 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say six people injured by debris from a lightning strike at the Tour Championship have been treated and released. Authorities say the injured were five were men and one female juvenile. One was treated at East Lake Golf Club. The other five were taken to hospitals and...
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