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Billy Horschel is awarded the tournament trophy by Peggy Nelson, widow of Byron Nelson after Horschel's win in the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 21, 2017 - 8:35 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel won the AT&T Byron Nelson with a par on the first playoff hole Sunday after Jason Day pulled his 4-foot par putt left and past the hole. That miss by Day almost wasn't even needed for Horschel, whose 18-foot birdie chance was rolling straight toward the...
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Lxi Thompson waves to the crowd after a birdie on the ninth hole during the final round of the Kingsmill Championship LPGA golf tournament in Williamsburg, Va., Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 21, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under 65 on Sunday to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Kingsmill Championship with a tournament-record 20-under 264 total. Thompson broke the tournament record of 19 under at Kingsmill's River Course set by Annika Sorenstam in 2008. The...
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Billy Horschel is awarded the tournament trophy by Peggy Nelson, widow of Byron Nelson after Horschel's win in the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 21, 2017 - 7:54 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel won the AT&T Byron Nelson with a par on the first playoff hole Sunday after Jason Day pulled his 4-foot par putt left and past the hole. That miss by Day almost wasn't even needed for Horschel, whose 36-foot birdie chance was rolling straight toward the...
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Bernhard Langer, of Germany, watches his tee shot on the second tee during the Regions Tradition PGA Tour Champions golf tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (Photo/Butch Dill)
May 21, 2017 - 4:25 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Bernhard Langer cruised to his second straight Regions Tradition victory, shooting an 8-under-64 Sunday to match Jack Nicklaus' record of eight PGA Tour Champions major titles. Langer wiped out a six-stroke deficit over the weekend and entered the final round down two...
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May 19, 2017 - 7:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old high school junior...
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May 19, 2017 - 7:53 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old high school junior...
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J.B. Holmes watches his shot from the 15th tee during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 13, 2017 - 9:07 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes defied conventional wisdom on a most unconventional course, walking anything but the straight and narrow at the TPC Sawgrass until he wound up in a most unlikely place Saturday in The Players Championship. He was tied for the lead with Kyle Stanley. Holmes...
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J.B. Holmes watches his shot from the 15th tee during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 13, 2017 - 8:04 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The only bogey J.B. Holmes made Saturday could have been a lot worse, and he pieced together a 2-under 70 in strong wind on a punishing course to share the lead with Kyle Stanley going into the final round of The Players Championship. Holmes hit his tee shot so far to...
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J.B. Holmes watches his shot from the 15th tee during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 13, 2017 - 7:33 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes escaped with bogey on his one big miss and scratched out a 2-under 70 in strong wind that gave him a share of the lead with Kyle Stanley going into the final round of The Players Championship. Stanley overcame three bogeys in his opening four holes by...
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Louis Osthuizen, of South Africa, follows his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 12, 2017 - 9:05 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Each birdie by Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley pushed them higher up the leaderboard, a little further away from those chasing them in The Players Championship. And as Friday showed, every little bit helps. Anirban Lahiri looked like a lock to at least make the cut...
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