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2018 Open winner Francesco Molinari of Italy talks to the media during a press conference at Royal Portrush Golf Club, Northern Ireland, Monday, July 15, 2019. The148th Open Golf Championship begins on July 18. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 15, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Golf's oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without. Fifty-one weeks after he won the British Open and gazed at his name etched on the silver claret jug, he had to return it. Getting it back won't be easy. "...
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Dylan Frittelli, of South Africa, holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 14, 2019 - 10:02 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title. Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open,...
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Dylan Frittelli hits off the 18th tee during the final round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 14, 2019 - 9:56 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open, finishing at 21-under 263 after the bogey-free final round at...
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Winner Sei Young Kim is hugged by runner-up Lexi Thompson on No. 18, after the final round of the LPGA Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio on Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Lori King/The Blade via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 8:34 pm
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 65 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson. Kim began the birdie run on No. 7 and finished at a...
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Retief Goosen, of South Africa, celebrates winning the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. (Jeff Lange/Akron Beacon Journal via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 7:45 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Retief Goosen birdied the final two holes to win the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship on Sunday at Firestone Country Club for his first PGA Tour Champions title. The 50-year-old Hall of Famer from South Africa broke a tie for the lead with a 15-foot putt on the par-4 17th...
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July 14, 2019 - 7:14 pm
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the American Century Championship for his second straight victory in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The former Dallas Cowboys and current CBS analyst closed with a 2-over 74 and scored 20 points to...
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Austria's Bernd Wiesberger on the 11th hole during day four of the Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club, North Berwick, Scotland, Sunday July 14, 2019. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger beat Benjamin Hebert on the third playoff hole at the Scottish Open on Sunday for his sixth European Tour title. Hebert shot 62 to set the clubhouse target on 22 under at The Renaissance Club but overnight leader Wiesberger (69) recovered from a slow...
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Tiger Woods of the U.S on the 18th hole at Royal Portrush Golf Club during a practice round ahead of the 148th Open Golf Championship, in Portrush, Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 14, 2019. The Open Golf Championships takes place between 18-21st July. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 14, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Adam Scott already has spent seven days at Royal Portrush, three of them with Darren Clarke, and the advice was invaluable to the end. They stood off the 18th green Sunday as Scott listened intently to a British Open champion whose game was forged on these links...
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July 13, 2019 - 7:34 pm
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Defending champion Tony Romo increased his lead to nine points Saturday in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned NFL analyst shot his second straight 2-under 70 and scored 25 points for a total of 51 in...
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Andrew Landry hits off the second tee during the third round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Saturday, July 13, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 13, 2019 - 6:40 pm
SILVIS, Illinois (AP) — Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry topped the John Deere Classic leaderboard Saturday, with a half-dozen guys right behind them. Winless on the PGA Tour, Tringale shot a 6-under 65 to match Landy at 16-under 197 at TPC Deere Run. Landry had a 67. He won the Valero Texas Open...
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