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Brandt Snedeker watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 18, 2018 - 6:57 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Wyndham Championship when the third round was suspended because of severe weather. Snedeker was 16 under for the tournament with 11 holes left in the round at the final event of the PGA Tour's regular season. Brian Gay...
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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, follows his chip onto the ninth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the semifinals of the USGA Amateur Golf Championship Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. Hovland won his match against Cole Hammer 3 and 2. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 18, 2018 - 4:24 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Norway's Viktor Hovland had such an easy time in the quarterfinals and round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur that he didn't even need to play the 13th hole. When he got pushed a bit in the semifinals, Hovland responded. Hovland birdied six of seven holes he played on the back...
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Lizette Salas chips to the 13th green during the first round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 17, 2018 - 9:18 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lizette Salas' waited 77 minutes to line up her 4-foot putt to take the lead Thursday at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. She refused to let the weather delay get to her. When the 29-year-old California player returned to the course, she quickly rolled in the birdie putt,...
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Brandt Snedeker reacts after making a birdie putt on the ninth hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Sneaker shot a 59 in the first round. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 16, 2018 - 6:39 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low. Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60...
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Brandt Snedeker reacts after making a birdie putt on the ninth hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Sneaker shot a 59 in the first round. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 16, 2018 - 1:27 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60. Jim Furyk set the record with a 58 in the final...
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Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 14, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. The Nielsen company said that CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis. That's a whopping 73 percent increase from...
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Tiger Woods celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 13, 2018 - 1:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Over an ear-splitting afternoon in which most of the cheers weren't for him, Brooks Koepka got a taste of what golf feels like when Tiger Woods is in the hunt. And in his exhilarating but ultimately futile attempt to catch Koepka at the PGA Championship, Woods got a taste of what...
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2018 U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Jim Furyk speaks during a news conference at Bellerive Country Club, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 13, 2018 - 12:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The upside to Jim Furyk finishing so early at the PGA Championship was being able to watch the final round on television, partly as a player but mostly as the Ryder Cup captain. And that meant seeing plenty of Tiger Woods. "I really wanted to see kind of how Tiger was playing, and...
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Tiger Woods celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 12, 2018 - 10:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The ball rested on the edge of the cup, its logo peeking into the hole for what felt like forever. Back in the day, that ball dropped for Tiger Woods. On Sunday, it wouldn't budge. Yes, Woods finished second by two strokes to Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship to extend his...
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Tiger Woods hits from the 15th tee during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 12, 2018 - 7:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jim Furyk will have to decide whether Tiger Wood is worthy of making his Ryder Cup team. One of his vice captains sure thinks so. After making a Sunday charge at the PGA Championship that came up just short of a victory — one that would have locked up his spot — Woods said he wants...
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