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8:02 AM ET Davis Love III has been named captain of the U.S. Presidents Cup team for the competition against an International squad for the event that was postponed to 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Love, 56, was a two-time U.S. Ryder Cup captain and will be an assistant to captain Steve Stricker this
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5:44 PM ET The PGA of America has named Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the host site for the 2022 PGA Championship, replacing Trump Bedminster, which was dropped by the organization two weeks ago. The tournament, which will be held May 19-22, 2022, will be played at a longtime major championship venue that
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2:53 PM ET Associated Press Investment bank Citi decided Monday to keep its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, condemning the anti-gay slur he muttered and requiring him to donate a “meaningful portion” of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes. Carla Hassan, the chief marketing officer of New York-based Citi, announced the
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7:42 PM ET Associated Press LA QUINTA, Calif. — Si Woo Kim left the Coachella Valley a year ago with his back aching again and his game in disarray. The 25-year-old South Korean returned this week with a healthy back and a rock-solid mentality that didn’t even waver when Patrick Cantlay threatened to run away
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5:57 PM ET Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jessica Korda closed with a 5-under 66 and holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Sunday to beat Danielle Kang in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions and start the LPGA Tour season on a good note. Korda won for the sixth
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9:57 AM ET Associated Press ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Englishman Tyrrell Hatton shot a sparkling 6-under par in the final round on Sunday to win the season-opening Abu Dhabi Championship by four strokes after overnight leader Rory McIlroy faded with an uninspired even-par 72 to drop into third. Hatton carded a closing 66
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11:09 PM ET Associated Press LA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — Darren Clarke won the Mitsubishi Electric Championship by two strokes on Saturday for his second straight PGA Tour Champions victory, playing the back nine in 6 under in a closing 8-under 64. The 52-year-old former British Open winner from Northern Ireland started the back-nine run with birdies
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7:59 PM ET Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Danielle Kang played great, tying her career low with an 8-under 63 and protecting her lead Saturday in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Jessica Korda owned the day. A sizzling 28 on the back nine — 9-under par — at Four Seasons Golf and
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2:50 PM ET Rory McIlroy leapfrogged Tyrrell Hatton to reclaim a one-shot lead after the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, carding 67 to go 13-under overall on Saturday. McIlroy, the world No. 6, was five shots off overnight leader Hatton and finished his incomplete second round on par early on Saturday before
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11:13 PM ET Associated Press LA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — Jerry Kelly and Darren Clarke shared the second-round lead Friday in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship after first-round leader Retief Goosen stumbled late at Hualalai. Kelly birdied the 18th for a 5-under 67 to match Clarke at 13-under 131 with a round left in the first PGA Tour
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10:58 AM ET England’s Tyrrell Hatton put on a show in the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, going 12-under overall after 13 holes to take a five-shot lead before fading light stopped play on Friday. Hatton, who was one shot behind overnight leader Rory McIlroy, carded an eagle on the par five
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11:24 PM ET Associated Press KA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — Retief Goosen birdied 10 of the first 14 holes in a 10-under 62 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Darren Clarke was second after a 63, and Scott Parel and Jerry Kelly shot 64. The tournament is the first of
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7:37 PM ET Associated Press LA QUINTA, Calif. — Brandon Hagy didn’t find out he was in the field at The American Express until three days before it started. The Californian then left no doubt he belonged. Hagy took the first-round lead Thursday with an 8-under 64 on the Nicklaus course, staying one shot ahead
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12:53 PM ET The commutation of gambler Billy Walters’ sentence by outgoing President Donald Trump on his final day in office was not granted with the help of Phil Mickelson, the Hall of Fame golfer’s lawyer told ESPN on Thursday. Attorney Glenn Cohen told ESPN that “Phil had nothing to do with this” and said
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5:57 PM ET Professional gambler Billy Walters was granted a commutation by President Donald Trump during his final day in office, and it came with the help of letters written by, among others, Phil Mickelson. Walters was sentenced to five years in prison in 2017 for an insider trading case linked to Mickelson, who ended
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8:29 AM ET Nothing outside of the major championships was ever guaranteed for Tiger Woods’ when it comes to his schedule. And now even that is certain in the wake of the news that the Woods recently had a microdiscectomy procedure to alleviate nerve pain in his lower back. 2 Related Apparently Woods is already
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