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Austin Eckroat gets his 1st PGA Tour win by prevailing at Cognizant Classic

Austin Eckroat gets his 1st PGA Tour win by prevailing at Cognizant Classic

Mar 4, 2024 / 7:40 am

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat waited a long time to become a winner on the PGA Tour. Another day didn’t hurt. Eckroat got the first victory...

Rain pushes Cognizant Classic to Monday finish. Niemann wins again in LIV Golf

Rain pushes Cognizant Classic to Monday finish. Niemann wins again in LIV Golf

Mar 3, 2024 / 4:03 pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat had a one-shot lead in the rain-soaked Cognizant Classic through seven holes when it was too dark to continue,...

Eckroat leads by one but rain sends Cognizant Classic to a Monday finish

Eckroat leads by one but rain sends Cognizant Classic to a Monday finish

Mar 3, 2024 / 3:48 pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat left PGA National with a share of the lead Saturday. He left with the outright lead Sunday. He'll have to come...

Niemann wins in Saudi Arabia for 2nd LIV Golf title of the year

Niemann wins in Saudi Arabia for 2nd LIV Golf title of the year

Mar 3, 2024 / 5:39 am

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Joaquin Niemann won his second LIV Golf title in three starts, closing with a 4-under 66 on Sunday at LIV...

Australia's Green wins LPGA event in Singapore, Henderson finishes tied for third

Australia's Green wins LPGA event in Singapore, Henderson finishes tied for third

Mar 3, 2024 / 12:04 am

SINGAPORE (AP) — Hannah Green made a stunning 30-foot birdie on the final hole to clinch a one-stroke victory over Celine Boutier at the LPGA Tour’s HSBC...

Takahiro Hataji wins New Zealand Open for 1st professional title

Takahiro Hataji wins New Zealand Open for 1st professional title

Mar 3, 2024 / 12:01 am

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (AP) — Takahiro Hataji won his first professional tournament and became the first Japanese player to win the New Zealand Golf Open...

Niemann takes a 2-shot lead in Saudi Arabia. Anthony Kim has another 76 in his LIV debut

Niemann takes a 2-shot lead in Saudi Arabia. Anthony Kim has another 76 in his LIV debut

Mar 2, 2024 / 7:01 am

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Joaquin Niemann took six holes to get going Saturday and then ran off six birdies on his way to a 6-under 64,...

Ayaka Furue takes 2-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA tournament in Singapore

Ayaka Furue takes 2-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA tournament in Singapore

Mar 2, 2024 / 1:47 am

SINGAPORE (AP) — Ayaka Furue of Japan took a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Tour's HSBC Women’s World Championship with a 4-under 68 on...

Comeback Cauley leads after two rounds at PGA National

Comeback Cauley leads after two rounds at PGA National

Mar 1, 2024 / 4:24 pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Bud Cauley is leading on the PGA Tour. That might not have seemed likely a few years ago. Cauley — who was seriously injured...

Anthony Kim has rusty welcome back to golf after 12 years away. He trails Rahm by 14

Anthony Kim has rusty welcome back to golf after 12 years away. He trails Rahm by 14

Mar 1, 2024 / 6:16 am

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Kim hit his first competitive shot in 4,320 days and then hit more shots than he wanted Friday at LIV...

Celine Boutier takes second-round lead at LPGA tournament in Singapore

Celine Boutier takes second-round lead at LPGA tournament in Singapore

Feb 29, 2024 / 11:30 pm

SINGAPORE (AP) — Six-time LPGA Tour winner Celine Boutier had a bogey-free round of 8-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of...

Ramey, Kim each shoot bogey-free 64s at PGA National, grab early lead at Cognizant Classic

Ramey, Kim each shoot bogey-free 64s at PGA National, grab early lead at Cognizant Classic

Feb 29, 2024 / 11:04 am

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Chad Ramey's first two trips to PGA National as a professional were largely forgettable. He might have a chance to change that...

American Sarah Schmelzel takes first-round lead at the LPGA's Singapore tournament

American Sarah Schmelzel takes first-round lead at the LPGA's Singapore tournament

Feb 28, 2024 / 11:56 pm

SINGAPORE (AP) — Sarah Schmelzel birdied two of her final three holes Thursday for a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead over three players that included...

Rory McIlroy not bothered by Masters 'asterisk' comments from LIV Golf's Talor Gooch

Rory McIlroy not bothered by Masters 'asterisk' comments from LIV Golf's Talor Gooch

Feb 28, 2024 / 10:56 am

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Here’s how things seem to work regarding LIV Golf and Rory McIlroy: Someone says something, the other side responds, and the...

Anthony Kim is joining LIV Golf for the rest of 2024. And maybe beyond

Anthony Kim is joining LIV Golf for the rest of 2024. And maybe beyond

Feb 28, 2024 / 7:42 am

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Anthony Kim returns from nearly a 12-year hiatus to join LIV Golf and will play the remainder of the season...

Talor Gooch is getting louder. He invests in a Professional Bull Riders team in Oklahoma

Talor Gooch is getting louder. He invests in a Professional Bull Riders team in Oklahoma

Feb 27, 2024 / 12:18 pm

Music was blaring, light beams danced around the arena and a large video board showed highlights of recent winners. This had the sound and feel of LIV Golf,...

Column: Chris Kirk's road to recovery included roommates and Yahtzee

Column: Chris Kirk's road to recovery included roommates and Yahtzee

Feb 27, 2024 / 11:00 am

Chris Kirk knew the long road back from alcoholism and depression would require support from family at home and from PGA Tour friends on the road. Neither was...

Three-time amateur champion Lisa Meldrum named to Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

Three-time amateur champion Lisa Meldrum named to Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

Feb 27, 2024 / 9:45 am

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Accomplished amateur and professional player Lisa Meldrum has been selected to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. The 41-year-old from Montreal...

Anthony Kim returning after 12 years to LIV? Greg Norman drops a tease

Anthony Kim returning after 12 years to LIV? Greg Norman drops a tease

Feb 26, 2024 / 4:26 pm

All signs point toward Anthony Kim ending his 12-year absence by playing the LIV Golf event in Saudi Arabia, with the latest indication a video tease from Greg...

Jake Knapp wins Mexico Open; Patty Tavatanakit wins at home in Thailand

Jake Knapp wins Mexico Open; Patty Tavatanakit wins at home in Thailand

Feb 25, 2024 / 3:47 pm

VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Jake Knapp lost a four-shot lead in seven holes and then held it together with a remarkable short game Sunday, closing...

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