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People hold umbrellas in the rain as they walk past near the practice area after the second round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour is postponed due to heavy rain at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 25, 2019 - 6:35 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Organizers of the PGA Tour's first tournament in Japan have taken the unusual step of closing the course to spectators for Saturday's second round and extending the tournament until Monday because of torrential rainfall and flooding in the area. Rain washed out the second...
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October 23, 2019 - 9:13 am
AL AIN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Josh Hill became the youngest winner of a sanctioned tour event Wednesday when the 15-year-old amateur from Dubai shot 8-under 62 to win the Al Ain Open on the MENA Tour. The MENA Tour holds tournaments in the Middle East and North Africa and receives points from...
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Tiger Woods of the United States watches his tee shot on the 10th hole during the pro-am event of he Zozo Championship PGA Tour at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 23, 2019 - 7:05 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Joining forces with a celebrity tycoon who dreams of going to the moon, the PGA Tour is committed to being in Japan for the long haul with its first tournament starting Thursday. With the help of businessman Yusaku Maezawa, known for taking chances, the sport's biggest...
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Tiger Woods of the United States walks on the 9th hole during the pro-am event of he Zozo Championship PGA Tour at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 23, 2019 - 1:12 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — With a field that includes Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, the PGA Tour's first tournament in Japan has plenty of star power. The Zozo Championship, which begins on Thursday, will be held at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club, about 80 kilometers (50...
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File-This May 6, 2015, file photo shows Mike Whan, Commissioner of the LPGA during a golf industry news conference at The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Whan brought a different perspective Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at the LPGA Tour’s new BMW Ladies Championship in South Korea. Prize money for the women is growing at a rate Whan didn't think possible when he took over as commissioner in 2010. It's also growing for the men. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
October 22, 2019 - 3:06 pm
Every week brings a sobering reminder of how much more money the men play for on the PGA Tour than the women do on the LPGA Tour. With four tournaments left in the LPGA Tour season, Danielle Kang became the 11th player to break the $1 million mark. The PGA Tour had 112 players earn at least $1...
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In this photo provided by the LPGA/Symetra Tour, Patty Tavatanakit poses with the trophy as Symetra Tour rookie of the year. The 20-year-old Thai from UCLA needed only three months to earn an LPGA Tour card for 2020. (Zachary Sepanik/LPGA/Symetra Tour via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 7:03 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — If everything had gone according to plan, Patty Tavatanakit would be in North Carolina this week preparing for two weeks of the LPGA Q-Series in her bid to earn status on the LPGA Tour. It didn't work out that way. It went much better. That's why the 20-year-old Thai from...
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Tiger Woods of the United States answers a reporter's question during a news conference ahead of the Challenge: Japan Skins event at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Inzai, Japan, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Tiger Woods will play at the Zozo Championship PGA Tour which will be held at Oct. 24-27. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 20, 2019 - 8:51 pm
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee — his fifth on the same problem spot. "Unfortunately, I've been down this road with my knee before," Woods said Monday. "This is my fifth operation on it. I understand what it takes to come back from...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States watches his shot on the 4th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.(Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 5:25 pm
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Top-ranked Brooks Koepka withdrew from the PGA Tour's CJ Cup before the third round Saturday after aggravating a left knee injury a day earlier when he slipped on wet concrete. Playing his second event since stem cell treatment on the knee Aug. 25, Koepka shot a 3-...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo, Matt Every, of the United States, watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the second round of the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. July 28, 2017. Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Matt Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. Every said it was legal prescription for cannabis to treat mental health. "To be clear, I tested positive for cannabis, a drug I do not...
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NBA referees Jonathan Sterling, left, and Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling, the only married couple in NBA refereeing history, pose for a photo with their daughter Stoan at their home Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
October 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lauren Holtkamp and Jonathan Sterling first met a few years ago at a meeting of college basketball referees in Virginia, and when the group when out for some socializing that night she asked him to dance. He declined. The refs now agree: That was a bad call. They eventually...
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