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LA QUINTA, Calif. — Austin Cook played a six-hole stretch in 6 under and shot an 8-under 64 in breezy conditions Saturday to take the lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge.
Arizona State's Monica Vaughn wins NCAA women's golf title
SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Monica Vaughn didn't know the score, and she might not have believed how the final hour unfolded Monday that enabled the Arizona State senior to capture the NCAA women's golf title.
23 May 2017 - 10:12am - 0 Comments
WATCH: Jason Day soars into lead with incredible chip in
Just when it looked as though Jason Day was in absolute jail after a wayward tee shot at the par-4 15th hole coming down the stretch at TPC Four Seasons on Sunday, he turned what looked like it would be at least a bogey into the most improbable birdie to take the lead late at the AT&T Byro
21 May 2017 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Kirk Triplett makes ace in first PGA Tour Champions major of 2017
The Regions Tradition -- the first major championship on the PGA Tour Champions schedule for 2017 -- is going on in Birmingham, Alabama, this week. On Sunday, Kirk Triplett aced the 201-yard, par-3 17th hole -- his eighth of the day -- at Greystone Country Club.
21 May 2017 - 3:11pm - 0 Comments
VIDEO: Sergio Garcia pulls off spectacular chip from tricky lie
The par-4 third hole at TPC Four Seasons Resort wasn't all that kind to Masters Champion Sergio Garcia on Sunday. It wasn't all ugly though.
21 May 2017 - 2:19pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: European Tour player makes albatross in Italy
China's Haotong Li shot a 5-under 66 in the final round of the European Tour's Rocco Forte Open in Verdura, Sicily and tied for third, one shot out of a playoff at 13 under. In the process of Sunday's round though, Li hit a shot he'll remember for a lifetime.
21 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: James Hahn slam dunks birdie pitch at AT&T Byron Nelson
As we see every year, there are seemingly infinite ways to make a birdie. James Hahn channeled his inner LeBron James during the third round of the AT&T Byron Nelson to make a potential up-and-down par turn into a slam-dunk birdie.
20 May 2017 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments
Chipper Jones uses golf to fill competitive void after baseball
GREER -- Former Atlanta Braves superstar Chipper Jones reserved one final swing to take at a trio of his famous Atlanta teammates following Friday's Round 2 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
20 May 2017 - 1:02pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour player's son has adorable reaction after missed putts
Kids say the darndest things, and they also react in the darndest ways. This was most certainly the case with LPGA Tour professional Amanda Blumenherst‏'s son, Will, recently on the putting green.
20 May 2017 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
WATCH: Ricky Barnes hits rough shank on 17 at AT&T Byron Nelson
  Professional golfers are really good, but even they hit a dreaded shank or two every once in awhile.
19 May 2017 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy to miss next week's BMW PGA Championship
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy will sit out the European Tour flagship event next week to make sure a recurring rib injury heals. McIlroy withdrew Friday from the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, where he is a past champion.
19 May 2017 - 2:25pm - 0 Comments
Rich Harvest Farms poses challenge for NCAA women's golf championship
Northwestern cruised to its fifth straight berth in the NCAA women's golf championship, advancing last week with the second-best score in its regional. Now comes the hard part -- thriving at Rich Harvest Farms, where the tournament will be played Friday to Wednesday.
19 May 2017 - 10:33am - 0 Comments
Watch Jason Day make birdie from cart path at AT&T Byron Nelson
Former World No. 1 Jason Day had himself a bit of a roller-coaster front nine on Thursday at the AT&T Byron Nelson with three bogeys, a birdie and an eagle.
18 May 2017 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
15-year-old golfer advances through US Open local qualifier
RALEIGH -- Davis Womble played four years of college golf at Wake Forest, then made an interesting decision after graduation: he took a regular Monday-to-Friday job rather than try to play pro golf.
18 May 2017 - 11:12am - 0 Comments
Lightning strikes 13th green at Minnesota golf course
Electricity and golf don't mix. The latest example comes from Stonebrooke Golf Club in Shakopee, Minn. On Monday night, the club's 13th green -- 13th, imagine that -- was struck by a bolt of lightning that sure left a mark.
18 May 2017 - 10:49am - 0 Comments
Watch all final-round shots that found the water on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass in The Players
The world's best golfers are so much better than the rest of us that it almost isn't fair. The raw talent is amazing, but of course they also put in hours and hours and hours honing their skills.
18 May 2017 - 8:36am - 0 Comments
College golfer strips down, attempts to retrieve ball he accidentally dropped in water
The Rules of Golf can be something else, man. Jacksonville University senior David Wicks learned that the hard way on Wednesday at the Baton Rouge Regional, when his team punched its ticket to the NCAA Championships for the first time in school history.
17 May 2017 - 10:23pm - 0 Comments
Final week for many golfers to avoid US Open qualifying
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As many as 26 players will be added to the field for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills this week, and there isn't likely to be many surprises unless someone not already eligible wins or finishes second in the AT&T Byron Nelson.
17 May 2017 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Stephen Curry could consider golf career after basketball
Stephen Curry is a renowned golf fan as well as a superstar NBA player. So it's little wonder the Warriors guard did not dismiss the idea that he could start a golf career after he is done with basketball.
17 May 2017 - 10:49am - 0 Comments
2017 KPMG PGA Championship Media Day
Brooke Henderson and Stacy Lewis visited Olympia Fields, Illinois, site of the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
17 May 2017 - 10:39am - 0 Comments