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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Furyk's lesson: It's the game, not the swing
Jim Furyk's unorthodox swing may not be particularly "pretty" when compared to a classic swing: the likes of, say, a Bobby Jones or a Ben Hogan. But here's the thing -- it's been pretty effective for Furyk, who won Sunday's RBC Heritage playoff at Harbour Town.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 19, 2015
  What equipment did Jim Furyk and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Furyk wins RBC Heritage playoff over Kisner
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence.
Olin Browne wins Greater Gwinnett
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Relentless rain denied Olin Browne a chance to play the final round with Bernhard Langer. Then again, it gave Browne his first Champions Tour victory in four years.
Are we entering a new Spieth-McIlroy era?
READING, Pa. -- It's funny how things can change in a weekend; how, over the course of two days, nine or 10 hours total, the future of a sport can go from OK to "Oh, wow."
Golf destination: The Greenbrier
PITTSBURGH -- Five hours south of Pittsburgh in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia is a luxury resort and National Historic Landmark that's been welcoming guests since 1778.
Merritt welcomes final-round challenge
HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Troy Merritt is good for a laugh, whether about his attire or his play, but he admitted to some fear Saturday.
Weather forces RBC Heritage schedule change
HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Fans who want to catch the final round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing will have to wake up bright and early. With the threat of bad weather looming, tournament officials decided to adjust the tee times for Sunday's fourth round.
Euro Tour: Aphibarnrat wins playoff
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Sei Young Kim holes out from 154 yards to win Lotte C'ship playoff
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim holed out from 154 yards for eagle to win the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship on the first hole of a playoff Saturday with Inbee Park. 
Tom Watson: '16 Masters may be my last
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Two-time Masters champion Tom Watson said his next visit to play Augusta National might be his last.
Champions: Browne leads Langer by 1
ATLANTA (AP) -- Olin Browne shot a tournament-record 8-under 64 to take the Greater Gwinnett Championship lead and still couldn't relax. Bernhard Langer was still on the course Saturday.
Merritt carries three-shot lead into final round of RBC Heritage
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.
Watch: Brendon Todd chips in for 63
Talk about finishing a great round in style.
Stephen Curry selects his dream foursome
NBA MVP candidate Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors sat down recently with NBA TV's Ahmad Rashad to discuss, among other things, his golf game.
Euro Tour: Aphibarnrat by 2 at Shenzhen
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two ho
Masters letdown? Spieth's 62 proves otherwise
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- If Friday's round proved anything, it proved you should believe Jordan Spieth when he tells you he's not tired.
McDowell, Kuchar loom behind leaders
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- These are the other guys. The ones who didn't draw the huge galleries, the ones who weren't quite as swarmed by media attention.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Sei Young Kim takes one-shot lead after 54 holes of Lotte Champ'ship
  KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) – Sei Young Kim has another chance to show she can protect a final-round lead.    The 22-year-old Kim shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in wind gusting to 30 mph to top the South Korean-d
Tom Watson, age 65, makes cut at RBC Heritage
  Tom Watson added to his exceedingly lengthy list of accomplishments on the PGA Tour Friday, making the cut at the RBC Heritage at the age of 65 years, 7 months and 13 days.    Even cooler, in my book, is the fact that Watson stood