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Joaquin Niemann, of Chile, holds the winners trophy as he celebrates winning the A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Niemann finished the tournament at 21-under-par. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 15, 2019 - 7:23 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann is going to give International Team captain Ernie Els something to think about when he makes his captain's picks for the Presidents Cup. Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 on Sunday for a six-...
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Suzann Pettersen of Europe celebrates after holing a putt on the 18th green to win the Solheim cup against the US at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
September 15, 2019 - 1:12 pm
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The most sensational finish in Solheim Cup history went down to the final putt of the entire match by a veteran player who many thought was lucky to even be selected. Suzann Pettersen didn't let Europe down. By rolling in a left-to-right birdie from 6 feet on the 18th...
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Joaquin Niemann, of Chile, watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the third round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 14, 2019 - 7:15 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann shot a 2-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-stroke in the A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier. Trying to become the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, the 20-year-old Niemann was 15 under with a round left in the season-opening event...
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Annie Park, left, and Brittany Altomare of the US celebrate on the 18th green after finishing 1 up against Europe during the Fourballs match in the Solheim cup at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
September 14, 2019 - 3:41 pm
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — After a day of extraordinary comebacks, tense 18th-hole finishes, and some of the most brutal weather conditions in Solheim Cup history, still nothing can separate Europe and the United States at Gleneagles. It's 8-8 heading to the final-day singles and there's no way of...
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Kevin Chappell tips his ball to the crowd on the ninth hole during the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 13, 2019 - 6:59 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Last fall, Kevin Chappell was at home recuperating from back surgery. On Friday in his first PGA Tour event since surgery, he had the 11th sub-60 round in tour history. Chappell shot an 11-under 59 in the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. He...
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Sisters Nelly, left, and Jessica Korda of the US celebrate on the 14th after winning their Foursomes match 6 up against Solheim cup at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. The Solheim cup runs from 13-15 Sept. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
September 13, 2019 - 3:45 pm
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The Europeans have the lead. The Americans have the momentum. An opening day of swinging fortunes in the Solheim Cup reached a crescendo in a tension-filled last hour at Gleneagles, with the final two matches of the fourballs going to the 18th hole and the U.S. team...
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FILE - This is a July 19, 2019, file photo showing Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy smiling on the first green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year over Brooks Koepka after posting the most top-10 finishes and winning the FedEx Cup. It's the third time McIlroy has won the Jack Nicklaus Award, and the first without having won a major. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
September 11, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is the PGA Tour player of the year, and even he was a little surprised. In a vote of the players, who presumably gave as much weight to the whole season as the four biggest weeks, McIlroy won the Jack Nicklaus Award over Brooks Koepka. It was the third...
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Team USA captain Juli Inkster during the preview day ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles Golf Club, Scotland, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. (Ian Rutherford/PA via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice. Out went one of the Americans' few seasoned players — a major champion and a former world No. 1. In came another...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open days between the final putt in the Tour Championship (Tiger Woods) and the first shot of the next season (Nick Taylor). It was an even...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, reacts as she sinks a putt on the 18th hole to win the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
September 02, 2019 - 12:31 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Australia's Hannah Green overcame a three-shot deficit with a final round 5-under 67 Sunday to win the Portland Classic and deny teenager Yealimi Noh's bid to become the third Monday qualifier to win on the LPGA Tour. Green erased a three-shot deficit with two birdies over the...
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