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Saturday, April 25, 2015
LPGA: Henderson leads by 1
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Canadian teen Brooke Henderson lost some momentum Saturday afternoon. She at least kept the lead in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
Compton, Day tied at Zurich Classic
AVONDALE, La. (AP) -- Erik Compton birdied four of six holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic.
Legends: Woosnam, Lyle lead by 2
RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) -- Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.
Oklahoma high schooler defeats Rory McIlroy in arm wrestling contest
Rory McIlroy's workout routine is legendary. But the No. 1 golfer in the world met his match Friday at the hands of a 17-year-old Oklahoma high schooler -- in arm wrestling.
Four-way tie at Volvo China Open
SHANGHAI (AP) — Defending champion Alexander Levy could do little wrong as he opened his third round at the Volvo China Open on Saturday with four straight birdies, including a magnificent putt from 50 feet away.
McIlroy outdrives top junior golfers
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. -- One by one, the young hotshots tried their hand at outdriving the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Brooke Henderson, 17, leads after record round at Swinging Skirts
  DALY CITY, Calif.
Former Ohio State teammates Cook and Sindelar lead Legends of Golf
  RIDGEDALE, Mo.
Bubba Watson breaks wife's driver during trick shot
  Bubba Watson has become quite the trick-shot artist lately.
Hudson Swafford ties Boo Weekley for Day 2 lead at Zurich Classic
  AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him. 
Champions Tour players reveal their on-course rituals and superstitions
  The Champions Tour is in the Ozarks this weekend for the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, and the Springfield, Mo., News-Leader surv
Tiger Woods meets Yao Ming and young golfers in China
  Tiger Woods is making his second visit to Asia with Nike this weekend, and is meeting with golfers large and small.
Julien Quesne takes one-stroke lead at halfway in Volvo China Open
  SHANGHAI (AP) – Julien Quesne shot a 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Alexander Levy and Peter Uihlein after the second round at the Volvo China Open.    The Frenchman, a t
Tiger Woods commits to Players Championship
Tiger Woods announced on Twitter Friday morning that he will be teeing it up in the Players Championship, May 7-10 at TPC Sawgrass:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Boo Weekley and Brendon de Jonge share 18-hole lead at Zurich Classic
  AVONDALE, La.
Lydia Ko, 17, leads Juli Inkster, 54, after first round of Swinging Skirts
  DALY CITY, Calif.
Hudson Swafford jars 112-yard pitch shot for eagle at Zurich Classic
  Hudson Swafford was having a good opening round at the Zurich Classic on Thursday when he teed off on the 575-yard, par-5 18th hole – his ninth hole of the day – at 2 under. But his second shot sailed left and wound up in a touchy situation – a tight lie about 112 yards short and left of the green, and with not much green at all to work with.   MORE: Zurich Classic leaderboard | Zurich photos | Leishman back after wife's medical scare   Normally, this would be a tough up-and-down for birdie, and certainly not even a guaranteed par. But for Swafford, it was no problem – he just flew his pitch over the pin and watched it back up right into the hole for an unlikely eagle.   That gave him a cool 4-under 32 on the front. He finished the round at 5-under 67.   Here's his eagle, which we call our shot of the day:    
Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player team up for Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf
  RIDGEDALE, Mo.
Amazing video of Donald's Trump's proposed changes to Turnberry's Ailsa Course
  On Tuesday, the Trump Organization confirmed what it had hinted at for some time – The Donald is planning a major renovation of the famed Ailsa Course at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland, which
Volvo China Open: Three-way tie
SHANGHAI (AP) — Most golfers at the Volvo China Open had trouble keeping their approach shots from flying off the firm greens at Tomson Golf Course on Thursday.