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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 - 8:33 am
The stage alone makes this the most exciting week of the year in women's golf. The Solheim Cup delivers more pomp, more passion and more raw emotion than any other event on the schedule. Hugs give way to handshakes after the final hole. For three days, and sometimes longer, friends become the...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:25 am
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The United States was forced into a change three days before the start of the Solheim Cup after Stacy Lewis pulled out because of a back injury. U.S. captain Juli Inkster replaced Lewis with Ally McDonald, who will make her debut in the team event. Lewis, who was one of...
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September 08, 2019 - 3:42 pm
HOYLAKE, England (AP) — John Pak completed a perfect week and John Augenstein delivered the clinching point as the American rallied from a two-point deficit Sunday and won the Walker Cup for the first time away from home in 12 years. Facing a two-point deficit at the start of Sunday, the Americans...
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England's Pauls Casey celebrates after winning the European Open golf tournament, in Hamburg, Germany, Sunday Sept. 8, 2019. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP)
September 08, 2019 - 10:10 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years. Casey started the day a stroke behind overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer and Robert MacIntyre and held his nerve with a bogey-free...
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September 05, 2019 - 9:51 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson had arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair cartilage damage in his left knee and is expected to return this fall. The star golfer's manager says the procedure was considered routine. He likened it to the surgery on Johnson's right knee at the end of 2011...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2011, file photo, England's Tom Lewis holds his silver medal for being the top placed amateur in the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course in Sandwich, England. Lewis was among 25 players who earned a PGA Tour card at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
September 03, 2019 - 6:47 pm
Tom Lewis of England says it was always his dream to play on the PGA Tour. He just didn't see it happening like this. Lewis was in a Miami coffee shop Tuesday as he tried to figure out his next move. His coach, David Armitage, is at La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach. He had a phone call...
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Tom Lewis, of England, competes in the Korn Ferry Tour Championship golf tournament in Newburgh, Ind., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Lewis says it has always been his dream to play on the PGA Tour. He just didn't see it happening like this. (Christiana Botic/Evansville Courier & Press via AP)
September 03, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Tyler Duncan played his best golf over the final nine holes of his long season, making four birdies on the back nine to close with a 66. That meant getting a PGA Tour card for the third straight season, twice through what now is called the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. D.J. Trahan also delivered a clutch...
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August 31, 2019 - 7:37 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Monday qualifier Yealimi Noh shot an 8-under 64 Saturday for a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Portland Classic. The 18-year-old Noh, who turned down an offer to play for UCLA and instead went pro in February, made eight birdies and moved to 19 under at...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits a bunker shot during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
August 30, 2019 - 11:04 am
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Rory McIlroy picked up five shots in his last five holes for a 7-under 63 to move within a shot of the lead after the second round of the European Masters on Friday. McIlroy surged to join Tommy Fleetwood (65) and three others on 10 under, one behind Gavin Green (...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry tees off at Langston Golf Course in Washington, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, following an announcement that he would be sponsoring men's and women's golf teams at Howard University. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 27, 2019 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ernie Andrews looks out to the grounds of Washington's historic Langston Golf Course and shrugs at the fact that fewer young black golfers are coming out to play these days. As a black man and longtime pro at a place that was once one of the few courses in the U.S. where African...
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