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Japan's Hinako Shibuno reacts as she holds the trophy as she celebrates after winning the Women's British Open golf championship at Woburn Gold Club near near Milton Keynes, England, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 04, 2019 - 6:56 pm
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women's British Open on Sunday in her major championship debut, holing an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was making her LPGA...
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Japan's Hinako Shibuno reacts as she holds the trophy as she celebrates after winning the Women's British Open golf championship at Woburn Gold Club near near Milton Keynes, England, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 04, 2019 - 2:43 pm
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan finished with a birdie to win the Women's British Open by one shot over Lizette Salas on Sunday as she wrapped up a stunning major championship debut. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was playing for the first time...
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Japan's Hinako Shibuno hits a shot during the AIG Women's British Open golf championship at Woburn Gold Club near near Milton Keynes, England, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 03, 2019 - 6:45 pm
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno's dream debut continued Saturday in the Women's British Open when she shot a 5-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead into the final round. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who is making her LPGA Tour and major championship debut,...
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August 01, 2019 - 2:00 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The LPGA Tour's CP Women's Open will return to British Columbia next year. Golf Canada has announced the LPGA Tour's lone Canadian stop will be at the Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2020. It marks the first CP Women's Open in the province...
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Thorbjorn Olesen, of Denmark, lines up a putt on the sixth green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Friday, July 26, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 01, 2019 - 12:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Police arrested Ryder Cup player Thorbjorn Olesen on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger while she was asleep on a flight to London, intoxication and failing to comply with the orders from the airline crew, British newspapers reported Thursday. The Sun and The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, Brandt Snedeker kisses the trophy after winning the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. The PGA Tour’s final regular-season event begins Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, and as usual there once again will be plenty of bubble players trying to force their way into the top 125 and earn a spot in the first FedEx Cup playoff tournament. But for the first time, there’s some added incentive for those near the top of the points list: The Wyndham Rewards Top 10 program pays out $10 million in bonuses to the top 10 players in the regular season. “It's obviously a huge week for everybody in the field,” defending Wyndham champion Brandt Snedeker said. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
July 31, 2019 - 10:30 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The focus at the Wyndham Championship is usually on the players trying to qualify for the PGA Tour's first playoff tournament. Now there's more reason to pay attention to those near the top of the points list. The tour's final regular-season event begins Thursday, and as...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2006 photo, Doug Barron drives on the first hole during the first round of the Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. Ten years after he was the first player suspended for a positive drug test in golf, Barron flew to England on a whim to qualify for the Senior British Open and tied for fifth. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 30, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Doug Barron celebrated his 50th birthday with a last-minute trip to England to play links golf for the first time with some old friends. Only this wasn't the garden variety golf trip. He flew to Manchester, drove to the Lancashire coast and played with Wes Short Jr. The last time they had played...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays from the 6th tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 30, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Jordan Spieth hasn't played the Wyndham Championship since he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed in 2013, a finish that allowed him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs in the top 10. He returns to Greensboro, North Carolina, facing a little more urgency. "I would like to make East Lake. That's my goal...
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July 29, 2019 - 6:56 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The World Golf Championships event in Tennessee is changing dates and will be played between the final two majors next year. That was part of the 2019-20 schedule the PGA Tour released Monday, which features only four empty weeks from the Sept. 12 start at The...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, shakes hands Brooks Koepka after Koepka won the final round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 28, 2019 - 5:51 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka turned his final-round duel with Rory McIlroy into a runaway for his first World Golf Championships title. Koepka had three birdies in a four-hole stretch on the front nine to take the lead and never trailed the rest of the way, closing with a 5-under 65 for a...
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