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  • Kuchar rallies from 4 back to win RBC Heritage

    Kuchar rallies from 4 back to win RBC Heritage

    Matt Kuchar knew his next victory was coming, he just wasn't sure when. Kuchar expected it would be the Houston Open a week later when he led down the stretch before being stung on Matt Jones' 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole. At the RBC … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Kuchar holes bunker shot at final hole to win Heritage

    (Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar ended a frustrating run of close calls in spectacular style when he holed a bunker shot on his final hole to win the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Sunday. Minutes after three-putting the 17th from four feet, … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Jimenez wins senior debut but focus is on Ryder Cup

    (Reuters) - Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made his Champions Tour debut in style when he won the Greater Gwinnett Championship by two strokes over Germany's Bernhard Langer in Georgia on Sunday. A week after finishing fourth at the Masters, Jimenez … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Fortune finally smiles at Matt Kuchar: Amazing chip-in on 18 wins RBC Heritage

    Fortune finally smiles at Matt Kuchar: Amazing chip-in on 18 wins RBC Heritage

    After some hard-luck finishes, Matt Kuchar holed out to win in South Carolina. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 8 hours ago
  • Jimenez wins Champions debut in style

    Jimenez wins Champions debut in style

    Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event. Jimenez held off Bernhard Langer to win the Greater Gwinnett Championship on Sunday, becoming only the third player to lead from … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 hours ago
  • Matt Kuchar's holed bunker shot on the 72nd hole won him the RBC Heritage

    Matt Kuchar's holed bunker shot on the 72nd hole won him the RBC Heritage

    In dramatic fashion, Matt Kuchar won the RBC Heritage with an incredible shot on his final hole. … More »

    Devil Ball Golf - 12 hours ago
  • Wie rallies for third career LPGA win

    Wie rallies for third career LPGA win

    Michelle Wie began the week reminiscing about the first time she played on the LPGA Tour. She made up a four-shot deficit against Angela Stanford in eight holes, took the lead with a birdie on the par-3 12th and closed with a 67 late Saturday for a … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 hours ago
  • Watch the highlights of Michelle Wie's final round 67 at the LPGA Lotte Championship

    Watch the highlights of Michelle Wie's final round 67 at the LPGA Lotte Championship

    Michelle Wie picked up her third career LPGA win in her home state of Hawaii. … More »

    Devil Ball Golf - 16 hours ago
  • Westwood pulls away to win in Malaysia

    Westwood pulls away to win in Malaysia

    Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open on Sunday. After a four-hour delay due to the threat of lightning in the middle of the final round, Westwood went on to shoot a 4-under par 68 to complete … More »

    AP - Sports - 18 hours ago
  • Westwood canters to win in Malaysia to end two-year drought

    REUTERS - A four-hour weather delay was the only obstacle for Lee Westwood as the Englishman cantered to a seven-stroke win in the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Sunday to end an almost two-year trophy drought. The former world number one, … More »

    Reuters - 21 hours ago
  • Katsu, 15, youngest winner on Japan LPGA

    Katsu, 15, youngest winner on Japan LPGA

    Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open. The amateur had five birdies against a lone bogey at Kumamoto Airport … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 3:54 AM EDT
  • Katsu becomes youngest winner on Japan's LPGA tour at 15

    REUTERS - Japanese 15-year-old amateur Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on the Japan LPGA Tour by claiming the Vantelin Ladies Open on Sunday. The first-year student from Kagoshima High School hit five birdies and a bogey for a four-under-par … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 3:53 AM EDT
  • Luke Donald closes strongly for third round lead at Heritage

    REUTERS - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Donald, who has a dazzling record … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 1:32 AM EDT
  • Wie rallies for third career LPGA win

    Wie rallies for third career LPGA win

    Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. The 24-year-old American finished at 14-under 274 after coming into the final round trailing third-round leader … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 1:05 AM EDT
  • Wie wins first tournament on home soil, at home

    REUTERS - Michelle Wie claimed her first LPGA win on American soil on Saturday, coming from four strokes behind to win the LOTTE Championship in her home state of Hawaii. The 24-year-old American fired a five-under 67 at Ko Olina Golf Club in the … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014 12:44 AM EDT
  • Jimmy Walker gets gag gift from his friends back home

    If you worry that winning three PGA Tour events this season, dominating the FedExCup points list and rising into the top 20 in the world ranking might have given Jimmy Walker the big head, then fret no more. Walker, who plays out of the Cordillera … More »

    PGA.com - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 10:54 PM EDT
  • Donald Ross course purchased by Union League nation's most prominent city club

    The Union League of Philadelphia -- one of the nation's most respected city clubs --has agreed to buy the Torresdale-Frankford Country Club in the northeastern part of the city, the club said this week. First, it's encouraging that such a prominent … More »

    PGA.com - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 10:41 PM EDT
  • Donald shoots 66, up 2 at RBC Heritage

    Donald shoots 66, up 2 at RBC Heritage

    Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course - and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage. Donald had an eagle and six birdies to shoot 66 on Saturday and take a two-stroke lead over John Huh after three … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 8:52 PM EDT
  • Donald closes strongly for third round lead at Heritage

    (Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Donald, who has a dazzling … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 8:34 PM EDT
  • Jimenez still leads in Champions debut

    Jimenez still leads in Champions debut

    Fun-loving Miguel Angel Jimenez might turn the Champions Tour into his personal cigar-and-wine club. Ever-serious Bernhard Langer keeps churning out sub-par rounds. Bad back and all, Fred Couples is thriving in the wind and cold rain. ''I'm … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 8:33 PM EDT
  • Americans Furyk and Martin join Choi in Heritage lead

    Americans Furyk and Martin join Choi in Heritage lead

    (Reuters) - Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin joined South Korean K.J. Choi in the lead when the second round of the $5.8 million RBC Heritage was completed on Saturday. Furyk and Martin, among half the field unable to finish the round on Friday … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 1:25 PM EDT
  • Westwood's lead down to 1 in Malaysia

    Westwood's lead down to 1 in Malaysia

    Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole of the third round of the Malaysian Open. Westwood shot a 1-under 71 for a three-round total of 14-under 202 but is only one shot ahead of English … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 11:21 AM EDT
  • Westwood's lead cut to one in Malaysia as Sullivan surges

    (Reuters) - Englishman Andy Sullivan fired a six-under-par 66 to cut Lee Westwood's lead to one shot after the third round of the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Saturday. Former world number one Westwood led by four strokes overnight but could … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 19 Apr, 2014 4:54 AM EDT
  • Stanford takes 4-shot lead at LPGA LOTTE

    Stanford takes 4-shot lead at LPGA LOTTE

    Angela Stanford shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to open a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA LOTTE Championship in breezy Hawaii. Stanford is 13 under going into the final round Saturday, ahead of Hyo Joo Kim and Michelle Wie at 9 under. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 11:07 PM EDT
  • Korean K.J. Choi beats bad weather to take Heritage lead

    (Reuters) - South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the lead before torrential rain and strong winds halted the second round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Friday. Choi made use of his advantageous early tee … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 8:33 PM EDT
  • Jimenez cards 65 to set Gwinnett record

    Jimenez cards 65 to set Gwinnett record

    Miguel Angel Jimenez's first round on the Champions Tour went quite well. After one eagle, five birdies and a tournament record, Jimenez proclaimed ''I love it!'' and then departed in search of a couple of his usual staples. Avoiding a … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 7:48 PM EDT
  • Fieger wins Senior PGA Pro Championship

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Gene Fieger won the Senior PGA Professional National Championship on Friday, closing with a 3-under 69 for a six-stroke victory. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 6:59 PM EDT
  • Choi leads rain-soaked RBC Heritage by 1

    Choi leads rain-soaked RBC Heritage by 1

    K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday. Choi shot a 67 to get to 5-under 137, one stroke ahead of Robert Allenby and two in front of a group led by former world No. 1 Luke Donald … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 5:46 PM EDT
  • Haas withdraws from RBC due to wrist

    Haas withdraws from RBC due to wrist

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Former FedEx Cup champion Bill Haas withdrew Friday from the RBC Heritage with a wrist injury. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 2:15 PM EDT
  • Hornets force golfer into water hazard

    Hornets force golfer into water hazard

    Pablo Larrazabal couldn't believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets ''three times the size of bees'' began an assault. But the hornets were still there, so the other … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 1:47 PM EDT
  • Pablo Larrazabal gets stung by hornets, jumps in lake, makes birdie immediately after

    Pablo Larrazabal gets stung by hornets, jumps in lake, makes birdie immediately after

    What happened at this week's European Tour event is something you never, ever seen on a golf course. … More »

    Devil Ball Golf - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 10:57 AM EDT
  • Westwood surges clear in Malaysia as Larrazabal dives for cover

    Westwood surges clear in Malaysia as Larrazabal dives for cover

    (Reuters) - Lee Westwood surged four shots clear at the halfway stage of the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Friday after an eventful second round where Spain's Pablo Larrazabal was forced to dive into a lake to avoid a swarm of hornets. Filipino … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 8:26 AM EDT
  • Stanford takes 1-shot lead at LPGA LOTTE

    Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday. Stanford took the lead early with five birdies in a row on the front nine and finished the day … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 11:58 PM EDT
  • TaylorMade unveils white SLDR driver

    It's no secret that TaylorMade has gone all in on its SLDR driver, and the latest evidence of that came Thursday as the company released a white-crowned version. The white edition of this best-selling big stick follows other white clubs in the … More »

    PGA.com - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 11:54 PM EDT
  • Kuchar shrugs off Masters fade, ties Heritage lead

    (Reuters) - Matt Kuchar shrugged off his Masters near-miss last week to share the lead after the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday. Kuchar, who contended in Sunday's final round at Augusta National before slipping back … More »

    Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 8:20 PM EDT
  • Kuchar keeps rolling, shares RBC lead

    Kuchar keeps rolling, shares RBC lead

    There were no major letdowns for Masters contenders Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage on Thursday. Kuchar, who tied for fifth at Augusta National, shot a bogey-free 5-under 66 to share the first-round lead with Scott Langley and … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 7:16 PM EDT
  • Fieger leads Senior PGA Pro Championship

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Gene Fieger shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Thursday to take a four-stroke lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 6:48 PM EDT
  • Kuchar shrugs off Masters letdown, grabs early Heritage lead

    Kuchar shrugs off Masters letdown, grabs early Heritage lead

    (Reuters) - Matt Kuchar shrugged off his Masters near-miss last week to surge into the clubhouse lead during the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday. Kuchar, who contended in Sunday's final round at Augusta National … More »

    Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 4:59 PM EDT
  • Web.com Tour player rips into Nick Faldo for taking a spot at the RBC Heritage

    Web.com Tour player rips into Nick Faldo for taking a spot at the RBC Heritage

    Nick Faldo is in the field at the RBC Heritage, and one tour pro is upset about it. … More »

    Devil Ball Golf - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 4:39 PM EDT
  • Best Masters ever for 50-somethings

    Best Masters ever for 50-somethings

    Miguel Angel Jimenez's starring role in the best Masters ever for players 50 and over was the perfect lead-in for his Champions Tour debut. Jimenez finished fourth in the Masters and Bernhard Langer tied for eighth Sunday. Fred Couples, 54, … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 4:36 PM EDT