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Mirim Lee, of South Korea, receives the championship trophy after winning the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 13, 2020 - 7:35 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee ran toward the water for the winner's leap into Poppie's Pond, and there was no blue wall to stop her. How she even got to that point as the ANA Inspiration champion was shocking even to Lee. She chipped in twice to stay in the hunt for a major title that for...
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September 12, 2020 - 9:05 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Stuard closed with a scrambling birdie for a 6-under 66 share of the Safeway Open lead Saturday with James Hahn and Cameron Percy. On a day when eight players held or shared the lead, the trio of Stuard, Hahn and Percy emerged in front despite all three running into...
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Brooke M. Henderson watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Saturday Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 12, 2020 - 7:39 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Brooke Henderson kept pouring in birdies as she tried to erase as much as she could from a six-shot deficit in the ANA Inspiration. Nelly Korda was trying to let off steam in the desert heat after dropping three shots in two holes. Henderson eventually cooled down...
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Nelly Korda hits her tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Friday Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 11, 2020 - 10:17 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The numbers suggested a stress-free time in the desert for Nelly Korda, who had five birdies and a clean card Friday for a 5-under 67 to build a two-shot lead going into the hot weekend at the ANA Inspiration. All she could think about were two pars. The only fairway...
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September 11, 2020 - 9:19 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Sam Burns overcame an early double bogey and used steady iron play and strong putting to take the Safeway Open lead Friday. Harry Higgs was right behind, cutting his deficit in half with his last swing. Burns made nine birdies in a 7-under 65 to get to 15 under at at Silverado...
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Nelly Korda watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 10, 2020 - 10:33 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Nelly Korda has had Grand Slam events on her mind for the last two weeks, not just her own, and she made it through the first round Thursday of the ANA Inspiration with just the start she wanted. With heat-baked greens so firm she couldn't find pitch marks, Korda hit...
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Dustin Johnson hits from the fairway on the 8th hole during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 06, 2020 - 7:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dustin Johnson started with the lead, matched the low round Sunday at the Tour Championship with a 6-under 64 and now is one round away from capturing the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize. Johnson missed only three fairways and putted for birdie on all but three holes. It led to a...
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September 06, 2020 - 12:36 pm
SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — John Catlin became the first American since Tiger Woods to win at Valderrama on Sunday, surviving conditions so difficult that he didn't make a birdie in his 4-over 75 and held on for a one-shot victory in the Andalucia Masters. Catlin won for the first time on the European...
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Dustin Johnson misses an eagle putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 in Atlanta. Johnson made birdie on the hole. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
September 05, 2020 - 8:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The final hole at East Lake brought two strange sights Saturday at the Tour Championship. First, Rory McIlroy hit a shot that toppled out of thick rough right into the water in front of him, a distance laser cameras estimated at 85 feet, 8 inches, not accounting for how far it sank...
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Dustin Johnson, left, and Jon Rahm watch Rahm's tee shot to the par-3 second green during their first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
September 04, 2020 - 7:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Five days later, Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm are still going at it. They dressed about the same Friday in the Tour Championship, matched birdies on five holes and wound up tied for the lead at East Lake. That required Rahm getting the better of Johnson again. Rahm, whose 65-foot...
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