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2:12 PM ET ATLANTA — PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan is touting the simplicity of the new format that will decide the FedEx Cup champion, even if it goes outside the conventional playing of a golf tournament. And he’s not making any apologies for major championship winners Tiger Woods and Shane Lowry not being at
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6:25 PM ET If Tiger Woods is to be a playing captain at this year’s Presidents Cup in Australia, it will mean a complete buy-in from the eight automatic qualifiers on the team and his assistant captains. Woods said Monday that although the final decision remains his, he won’t participate as a player unless that
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10:43 AM ET Howard University is bringing back its golf teams for the first time in decades — with a big assist from NBA star Stephen Curry. Curry announced Monday that he will financially support the HBCU’s golf teams for the next six years. The Bison plan to have men’s and women’s teams in place
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8:49 PM ET Associated Press PINEHURST, N.C. — U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree and runner-up John Augenstein headline the United States’ final seven additions to its Walker Cup team. The seven players were announced Sunday night by the USGA following Ogletree’s 2-and-1 victory in the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst. Joining Ogletree and Augenstein on the
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2:06 PM ET Associated Press VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic — Thomas Pieters birdied the final hole to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Czech Masters on Saturday. Two shots off the lead after the second round, the Belgian had a strong start on the front nine. He recovered from a bogey
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MEDINAH, Ill. – The portly and readily jovial man shadowing Rory Sabbatini this week at Medinah Country Club wore a white golf shirt emblazoned with the words “Slovakia Olympic Golf.” He was checking in on his country’s best player, the South African-born Sabbatini, who in December became a citizen of the central European nation. Sabbatini’s
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8:41 PM ET Associated Press PINEHURST, N.C. — Teenager Cohen Trolio advanced to the U.S. Amateur semifinals by beating Austin Squires 3 and 1 on Friday. The 17-year-old rising high school junior from West Point, Mississippi, won the final three holes of the match — Nos. 15-17 at Pinehurst No. 2 — to end Squires’
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1:44 PM ET Associated Press Edoardo Molinari shot his second straight 6-under 66 and earned a two-shot lead Friday after two rounds of the Czech Masters. Tied for fourth and two strokes off the lead overnight, the Italian surged with six birdies for his second bogey-free round and a 12-under 132 total at the Albatross
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8:30 PM ET Associated Press PINEHURST, N.C. — Austin Squires advanced to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals for the second straight year after winning two matches Thursday. The former Cincinnati player beat Stefano Mazzoli in 19 holes in the round of 32, then topped John Pak 2 and 1 in the round of 16 at Pinehurst
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2:05 PM ET Malaysia’s Gavin Green enjoyed a strong start to the Czech Masters for the second successive year as he took a one-shot lead after the opening round at Albatross Golf Resort. Green matched last year’s first-round tally of 64 with an equally impressive showing Thursday, finishing eight under par to clinch the solo
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8:04 PM ET Associated Press PINEHURST, N.C. — Austin Squires beat qualifying medalist Brandon Wu 2 up on Wednesday on the first day of match play at the U.S. Amateur. Squires, a former Cincinnati player who lost to eventual champion Viktor Hovland in the quarterfinals last year at Pebble Beach, was the last player to
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