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Jessica Korda hits the ball on the ninth hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 01, 2019 - 9:43 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Mamiko Higa of Japan retained a one-shot lead at the weather-delayed U.S. Women's Open as golfers finished the second round early Saturday. There were 45 players still on the course when play was suspended due to darkness after a nearly two-hour rain delay and lightning...
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Jessica Korda, right, speaks with Jaye Marie Green on the 15th hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 31, 2019 - 9:44 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan's Mamiko Higa said she wasn't nervous holding the first-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open. Now, she's given her nerves a much bigger test after Friday's weather-delayed second round. Higa shot an even-par 71 to maintain her edge in first appearance in the year's...
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Martin Kaymer, of Germany, hits from the sand on the ninth hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, May 31, 2019, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
May 31, 2019 - 7:59 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Two-time major champion Martin Kaymer is tied for the lead going into the weekend at the Memorial, and whether he wins is not what drives him. He knows his game is close enough that he can. Kaymer kept it simple Friday with birdies on all the par 5s, a tee shot to 10 feet on a...
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Mamiko Higa of Japan, hits out of the bunker for a birdie on the 9th green during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
May 30, 2019 - 8:35 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan's Mamiko Higa shot the lowest round in a U.S. Women's Open debut, a bogey-free 6-under 65 that gave her a one-shot lead Thursday over American amateur Gina Kim and Germany's Esther Henseleit. The 25-year-old Higa tied for the third-lowest round in U.S. Women's Open...
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Ryan Moore smiles at his caddie on the 18th hole during the first round of the Memorial golf tournament Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
May 30, 2019 - 6:52 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a slower start than he would have liked Thursday at the Memorial. That had more do with a stopwatch than a scorecard. Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and never missed a fairway after the first one, posting a 7-under 65 for his best start...
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Kevin Na, center, kisses his wife Jullianne as he holds daughter Sophia after winning the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/ Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 26, 2019 - 8:01 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na always believed he could win at Colonial, so he paused to visualize his name on the wall of champions at the first tee before making another run at it. The South Korean-born American will get to read his name on that wall next year. Na birdied four of the first...
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Kevin Na watches his shot from the third tee during the third round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 7:33 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — If Jordan Spieth thinks a winless streak approaching two years seems like forever, he might want to check with fellow major winner Jim Furyk. Both have a chance to end droughts at Colonial — if they can overtake third-round leader Kevin Na. Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day...
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Paul Broadhurst waves to the crowd after his birdie on the sixth hole during the third round of the Senior PGA Championship golf tournament, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Pittsford, N.Y. (Jamie Germano/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 6:51 pm
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Whatever unease Paul Broadhurst felt following a near 2-1/2 hour weather delay quickly evaporated once he hit his first tee shot into the middle of the narrow fairway on the fifth hole at Oak Hill Country Club. The defending champion felt even better to come out of a second...
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Kevin Na putts on the 18th hole during the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, May 24, 2019. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 7:38 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jonas Blixt holed out from 132 yards for eagle on the par-4 17th, highlighting a 6-under 64 that gave him the second-round lead at Colonial on Friday. Blixt was 9 under after his bogey-free round, one stroke better than Kevin Na and first-round leader Tony Finau. Na shot a...
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Ryan Colton, NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee chair, center, watches as Duke women's golf coach Dan Brooks, left, shakes hands with Wake Forest women's golf coach Kim Lewellen after completing the parings for the final round of an NCAA college golf tournament, Wednesday, May 23, 2019, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
May 22, 2019 - 9:30 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship. Duke sent three of those matches to extra holes, won two of them and walked away with a seventh NCAA title. Miranda...
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