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  • Pettersen tames Turnberry, sets 2nd-round lead

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Golf reclaimed center stage from Donald Trump at the Women’s British Open as Suzann Pettersen tamed tough early conditions to set a challenging clubhouse target midway through the second round on…

  • Web.com Tour-Utah Championship Scores

    Thursday At Golf Club at Thanksgiving Point Lehi, Utah Purse: $650,000 Yardage: 7,677; Par 72 (36-36) First Round Kelly Kraft 32-31—63 Ryan Spears 34-32—66 Matt Davidson 32-35—67 Bronson Burgoon 31-36—67 Rick Cochran III 33-34—67 Peter…

  • Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday in the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the…

  • Quicken Loans National Scores

    Thursday At Robert Trent Jones Golf Club Shoal Creek, Ala. Purse: $6.7 million Yardage: 7,385; Par 71 (36-35) First Round a-denotes amateur Retief Goosen 32-31—63 -8 Ryo Ishikawa 33-30—63 -8 Justin Leonard 33-31—64 -7 Kevin…

  • PGA Tour 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 released Thursday its 2015-16 schedule, which included several changes because…

  • Madeira Islands Open Leading Scores

    Thursday At Clube de Golf Santo da Serra Santo da Serra, Madeira Islands Purse: $659,640 Yardage: 6,826; Par: 72 First Round Antonio Hortal 63 Nacho Elvira 64 Ryan Fox 65 Sebastien Gros 65 Scott Henry…

  • Trump lands, Kim leads at Women’s British Open

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump’s show-stealing arrival at the Women’s British Open on Thursday upstaged another strong start to a major by South Korea’s Hyo-Joo Kim. Kim was midway through compiling a 7-under 65…

  • Hortal of Spain takes 1st-round lead in Madeira Islands Open

    SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Antonio Hortal of Spain carded a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Madeira Islands Open on Thursday. Hortal had a bogey…

  • Lawrie advances in own match play tournament

    ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) — Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie advanced to the last 32 of the European Tour match play event he is hosting in northern Scotland with a 5-and-4 victory over Romain Wattel…

  • 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.…