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FILE - In this May 26, 2019, file photo, Kevin Na, front left, is congratulated by Charles Schwab after winning The Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. The PGA Tour laid out an ambitious plan to resume its season Thursday, April 16, 2020, with hopes of a restart at Colonial on June 11-14 and keeping fans away for at least the first month. (AP Photo/ Richard W. Rodriguez, File)
April 16, 2020 - 12:29 pm
The PGA Tour laid out an ambitious plan Thursday to resume its season the second week of June and keep fans away for at least a month, conceding that any return to golf depends on whether it can be played safely amid the coronavirus outbreak. The Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial in Fort Worth,...
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FILE - In this April 14, 1986, file photo, Jack Nicklaus reacts as he finishes on the 18th to win the Masters Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/File)
April 12, 2020 - 1:02 am
Jack Nicklaus was down, playing poorly, and his pride was hurt. The unwelcome, hurting question kept coming: “When are you going to retire?” But it was a newspaper article which really enraged golf’s Golden Bear. “It said I was dead, washed up, through, with no chance whatsoever. I was sizzling. I...
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Augusta National Golf Club, seen down Magnolia Lane, is well manicured on what would have been the first practice round for the Masters golf tournament, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. The 2020 Masters, postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, is slated to take place on Nov. 12-15. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 06, 2020 - 4:59 pm
The Masters goes from that annual rite of spring to two weeks before Thanksgiving. The U.S. Open now is scheduled in September for the first time since amateur Francis Ouimet took down Britain’s best at Brookline in 1913 to put golf on the map in America. And the oldest championship of them all won...
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April 06, 2020 - 10:40 am
LONDON (AP) — British Open won't be played this year for 1st time since 1945; golf's oldest championship canceled until 2021.
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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole during the final round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
March 03, 2020 - 5:30 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Matthews makes his PGA Tour debut this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, all because of a putt he missed last November in the Argentine Open. And the invitation to Bay Hill had nothing to do with the putt. Matthews faced an 8-foot putt to extend a sudden-death...
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January 31, 2020 - 8:36 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.B. Holmes roared through the fan-packed closing stretch at TPC Scottsdale on his opening nine Friday, then grabbed the lead on the mellower side of golf's biggest party. Six months after a final-round collapse and slow-play controversy at the British Open, Holmes took a...
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Matt Jones of Australia poses with the Stonehaven Cup after winning The Australian Open Golf Championship at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (Jeremy Ng/AAP Image via AP)
December 08, 2019 - 7:11 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Cruising for most of the final round and a leader after the second and third, Matt Jones suddenly needed to make a big putt on his final hole for a second Australian Open title. He came through, making a testing four-foot par putt on the 18th to hold off Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, Jennifer Kupcho waves to the crowd after sinking a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Kupcho’s 3-hybrid into the 13th was among the best shots of the year. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
November 26, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Every club in the bag had a story to tell this year. Some of them were breathtaking, such as Gary Woodland boldly going for the green on the 14th hole at Pebble Beach in the U.S. Open. Some of them were devastating, such as Francesco Molinari going into Rae’s Creek at the Masters. What follows are...
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Britain's Danny Willett gets out of a sand trap at the 18th hole during the second day of the Golf Italian Open 2019, in Rome, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Giorgio Maiozzi/ANSA via AP)
October 11, 2019 - 1:16 pm
ROME (AP) — Five-time European Tour winner Matthew Fitzpatrick took a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while local favorite Francesco Molinari missed the cut. Fitzpatrick, an Englishman, moved to 10-under par with seven birdies and one bogey for a round of 65 at...
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September 29, 2019 - 1:56 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Lin Yuxin of China made birdie from the bunker on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat defending champion Takumi Kanaya and win the Asia-Pacific Amateur for the second time. Lin won the first playoff in the 11-year-history of the Asia-Pacific Amateur and joined Hideki Matsuyama as...
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