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  • PGA presents packed 2016 schedule in Olympic year

    Jordan Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It’s the same week as the Olympics. The PGA Tour announced its 2015-16 schedule on Thursday with several big changes…

  • At his own event, more questions than answers for Tiger

    GAINESVILLE, Va. — The Quicken Loans National is known colloquially as simply “Tiger’s tourney.” That had a different meaning when it first began, when the player/host was at the top of his sport, a legitimate…

  • Past success lures Rose back to Quicken Loans National

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Most of the world’s top players are skipping the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose wouldn’t miss it — even if he weren’t the defending champion. Rose won the event in 2010…

  • Donald Trump to fly in for Women’s British Open

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Lizette Salas should be midway through her first round at the Women’s British Open on Thursday morning when Donald Trump arrives via helicopter to expected fanfare at his Turnberry resort. Salas,…

  • McIlroy to miss another title defense at Firestone

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that…

  • Family of late black golf great accused of $1 million theft

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfer…

  • Michelle Wie limps into her next major

    Michelle Wie has quite the entourage these days. The doctor at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who has worked on her hip. The doctor in Los Angeles who has been there for her ankle injuries.…

  • Golf’s youth movement means 30 is the new 20

    The criteria fits for the label as the best player to have never won a major. Seven career victories. Finishing no worse than third in just over 30 percent of the tournaments. The No. 1…

  • Family of late black golf great accused of $1 million theft

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfer…

  • Billy Hurley III says his father has been missing for 9 days

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Billy Hurley III took a few questions about his struggles on the golf course and his ties to northern Virginia before a PGA Tour official said Hurley had an announcement. Fighting…

  • Tiger Woods running out of chances to salvage season

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods is running out of opportunities to salvage a lost season. This week’s Quicken Loans National could be his second-to-last start before the new PGA Tour season begins in the…

  • Billy Hurley III announces his father’s disappearance

    WASHINGTON — Billy Hurley III, a PGA Tour golfer and Loudoun County native, said in a Quicken Loans National tournament news conference Tuesday that his father has been missing for more than a week. Hurley…

  • LPGA Tour Statistics

    Through July 26 Scoring 1, Inbee Park, 69.42. 2, Stacy Lewis, 69.60. 3, Lydia Ko, 69.61. 4, Hyo-Joo Kim, 69.74. 5, Anna Nordqvist, 70.02. 6, Lexi Thompson, 70.19. 7, Sei-Young Kim, 70.20. 8, Suzann Pettersen,…

  • LPGA Tour Schedule

    Jan. 28-31 — Coates Golf Championship (Na Yeon Choi) Feb. 5-8 — Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic (Sei Young Kim) Feb. 19-22 — ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open (Lydia Ko) Feb. 26-March 1 — Honda…

  • LPGA Money Leaders

    Through July 26 Trn Money 1. Inbee Park 17 $1,732,165 2. Stacy Lewis 16 $1,200,432 3. Lydia Ko 15 $1,180,107 4. Sei-Young Kim 17 $1,162,243 5. Amy Yang 16 $1,114,183 6. Lexi Thompson 15 $862,974…