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Patrick Cantlay tees off on the 10th hole during practice for the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
August 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — So much attention was paid to the upside at East Lake, with $15 million going to the winner of the FedEx Cup and seven-figure bonuses paid out to the top eight players at the Tour Championship. Overlooked was the most volatile week of the FedEx Cup playoffs, and it was costly to...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds up the FedEx Cup trophy after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 27, 2019 - 12:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Ballots have been sent to PGA Tour players, who will have the final word on who had the best season. Of lesser interest is who gets voted rookie of the year. In both cases, it could illustrate the differences between how the PGA Tour and its players view what matters. Rory McIlroy...
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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 - 11:24 am
A season that began with Tiger Woods celebrating a fifth Masters title ended with a fifth surgery on his left knee. This one wasn't serious. Woods said Tuesday on Twitter he had arthroscopic surgery last week to repair what he described as minor cartilage damage. In a statement Woods released on...
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Stacy Lewis tees off on the third hole during the first round of the CP Women's Open in Aurora, Ontario, Thursday Aug. 22, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Juli Inkster used her two Solheim Cup captain's picks on Stacy Lewis and Morgan Pressel on Monday, wanting to add experience to an American team so young that eight of the 12 players have never competed in the tournament when it is away from home. "I think they can bring a little calming factor to...
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Stacy Lewis tees off on the third hole during the first round of the CP Women's Open in Aurora, Ontario, Thursday Aug. 22, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Juli Inkster used her two Solheim Cup captain's picks on Stacy and Lewis and Morgan Pressel on Monday, wanting to add experience to an American team so young that eight of the 12 players have never competed in the tournament when it is away from home. "I think they can bring a little calming factor...
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August 25, 2019 - 6:51 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Brandt Jobe used his best round of the year to spoil what was supposed to be a day-long celebration for hometown favorite Fred Couples. Jobe rallied from seven strokes down, shooting a final-round 9-under 63 Sunday to win the Boeing Classic for his second PGA Tour Champions...
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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 - 7:38 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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Spectators are tended to after a lightning strike on the 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 - 1:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes...
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Fred Couples tosses the ball to his caddie during the first round of the PGA Tour Champions' Boeing Classic golf tournament Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Snoqualmie, Wash. (Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP)
August 24, 2019 - 7:48 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Fred Couples made a hole-in-one in a round of 9-under 63 on Saturday and built a five-shot lead after two rounds of the Boeing Classic, his hometown tournament that he is trying to win for the first time. Couples made the ace on No. 9, using a 4 iron on the 203-yard hole...
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August 24, 2019 - 2:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple people have been struck by lightning at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
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