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JACKSON, Miss. — Sebastian Munoz of Colombia made a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to force a playoff, and then beat Sungjae Im with a par on the first extra hole to win the Sanderson Farms Championship for his first PGA Tour victory. Munoz, who closed with a 2-under 70, made it two
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Rocco Mediate needed just about everything to go right for him to win the Sanford International, and it did. Ken Duke had everything go wrong on the last hole that helped Mediate to his first victory on the PGA Tour Champions in three years. Mediate birdied his last two holes for
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VIRGINIA WATER, England — Danny Willett won a European Tour event on home soil for the first time in his career with a three-shot victory at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday. The 31-year-old Englishman finished three strokes ahead of nearest challenger Jon Rahm in the final round. Willett shot a 5-under 67 to finish
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JACKSON, Miss. — Sebastian Munoz and Carlos Ortiz both went to the University of North Texas, live in the Dallas area and have played plenty of practice rounds together. The next occasion will have a lot more at stake. Munoz made a 15-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole to take the lead and saved
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Spain’s Jon Rahm and England’s Danny Willett could not be separated at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Saturday with the pair heading into the final round tied at 14 under. Rahm, 24, made six birdies and two bogeys to card a third-round 68 and take a share of the lead heading into the
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JACKSON, Miss. — Byeong Hun An was making so many birdies in the Sanderson Farms Championship he worried the storms would cost him momentum. Even waking up at 4 a.m. CT to play 25 holes Friday didn’t slow him. An finished off a 6-under 66 in the morning and then birdied four consecutive holes to
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Kirk Triplett birdied two of his last three holes for a 4-under 66 in strong gusts Friday to take a one-shot lead after one round of the Sanford International on the PGA Tour Champions. Triplett, who won in March and leads the circuit with four runner-up finishes this year, was among
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VIRGINIA WATER, England — A fast start by Danny Willett and a sublime finish by Jon Rahm helped them into a tie for the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday. Willett was 5 under after his first five holes and rolled in three more birdies in a 7-under 65, lifting
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PARKER, Colo. — Lukas Michel of Australia twice came back from 3-hole deficits Thursday and won the U.S. Mid-Amateur, becoming the first international winner in the event’s 39-year history and earning a spot in the Masters. Michel had a 1-up lead over Joseph Deraney after four holes in the 36-hole championship match at Colorado Golf
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JACKSON, Miss. — Tom Hoge felt relieved to make his way back to the PGA Tour. He is starting the new season with a clear head, no stress and great scores. One week after he was runner-up at the Greenbrier for the best finish of his PGA Tour career, Hoge opened with three straight birdies
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VIRGINIA WATER, England — Rory McIlroy made six bogeys and a double bogey in his last 11 holes to shoot 4-over 76 at the BMW PGA Championship, leaving the world No. 2 already 11 strokes off the first-round lead held by Matt Wallace on Thursday. McIlroy’s round fell apart after an eagle at No. 4
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Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. The exhibition is called “The Challenge: Japan Skins,” and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the PGA Tour’s first official event in Japan. It features four
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VIRGINIA WATER, England — European captain Padraig Harrington has selected Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. Karlsson performed the same role under Thomas Bjorn when the European team regained the trophy at Le Golf National in Paris last year. Karlsson, who is 50, made
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LONDON — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended from the European Tour until at least December after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. Olesen, 29, appeared in court in London on Wednesday in relation to the charges. No pleas were entered at a short hearing, with a plea hearing
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Tiger Woods‘ girlfriend is no longer named in a wrongful death lawsuit against a South Florida restaurant that bears the golfer’s name. Erica Herman, Woods’ girlfriend and general manager of The Woods Jupiter, was voluntarily removed as a defendant in the civil lawsuit on Sept. 10, according to court records from state court in Palm
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