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Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 13th tee during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink Golf Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Newtown Square, Pa. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk had an easy time deciding on three of his four picks for the Ryder Cup. Xander Schauffele is making the last one a little more difficult. Schauffele nearly holed a wedge on his second hole, rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt in the middle of his...
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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to his birdie on the ninth green during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink Golf Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Newtown Square, Pa. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 6:39 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods had his lowest round since his last victory more than five years ago, an 8-under 62 with birdie chances on all but two greens and only one bad swing all day. All it got him at the BMW Championship was a tie for the lead Thursday with Rory McIlroy. Woods did...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Sergio Garcia of Spain watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey are the European team’s wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup. European captain Thomas Bjorn made the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 5 picking experienced players to balance a team containing five rookies among the automatic qualifiers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, file)
September 05, 2018 - 10:25 am
Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey were selected Wednesday as Europe's wild cards for the Ryder Cup, with captain Thomas Bjorn opting for experienced players to balance a team already containing five rookies. The four picks have made 20 Ryder Cup appearances between them, and...
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Phil Mickelson, left, listens to Tiger Woods speak during a news conference where they were announced as captain's picks for the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup Team, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in West Conshohocken, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 04, 2018 - 6:53 pm
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golf's most prominent players for more than two decades, never realized the Ryder Cup would mean so much. For Woods, it's the culmination of a comeback that began in January after a fourth surgery on his lower back. For Mickelson, more...
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Bryson DeChambeau holds the trophy after winning the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 04, 2018 - 2:47 am
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Golf's latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau. The 24-year-old physics major known as the "Mad Scientist" won his second straight event in the FedEx Cup playoffs on Monday, shooting a 4-under-par 67 at TPC Boston to win...
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Bryson DeChambeau tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 03, 2018 - 6:46 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau has found the right formula for the richest part of the PGA Tour season. Coming off a four-shot victory last week in New Jersey, the 24-year-old physics major knows as the "Mad Scientist" pulled away with three straight birdies to close out the front nine and...
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Abraham Ancer chips onto the second green during the third round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 02, 2018 - 7:32 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Abraham Ancer of Mexico learned the hard way that a game that got him to the PGA Tour was good enough to win. A Labor Day finish on the TPC Boston will be his biggest test. Ancer opened with three straight birdies, had a birdie chance on all but one hole and shot a 6-under 65...
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September 02, 2018 - 4:39 pm
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen claimed the final automatic qualification spot on the European Ryder Cup team after Matthew Fitzpatrick failed to win the Made in Denmark event on Sunday. Fitzpatrick needed to overturn a six-shot deficit to leader Lee Westwood going into the final round but...
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Webb Simpson reacts after his eagle on the 18th hole during the second round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 01, 2018 - 7:47 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — The putt is one that Webb Simpson never practices enough. He wasn't sure it even required his putter. He worked it to perfection. From just over 70 feet away off the green on the par-5 18th, Simpson rolled in the eagle putt for an 8-under 63 to take a one-shot lead Saturday at...
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August 30, 2018 - 4:10 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — In the three days between the opening two FedEx Cup playoff events, Tiger Woods took it easy at home with a little driving and putting. Only one golf club was involved. "Driving the car a lot," Woods said Thursday, a reference to taking his two kids to after-school activities...
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