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Henrik Stenson reacts to making a birdie putt on the first hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 20, 2017 - 9:52 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record — and his first victory of the year. Stenson closed with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. The...
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Henrik Stenson reacts to making a birdie putt on the first hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 20, 2017 - 6:55 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record — and his first victory of the year. Stenson closed with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. The...
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August 20, 2017 - 6:37 pm
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Scott McCarron birdied the final three holes to beat California childhood rival Kevin Sutherland by a stroke Sunday in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open. McCarron closed with an 8-under 64 a day after shooting a 61 at En-Joie to join Sutherland atop the leaderboard. Sutherland...
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United States' Lexi Thompson celebrates after winning the 15th hole against Europe's Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, during their singles match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 20, 2017 - 4:36 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lexi Thompson got things going with a big rally and Cristie Kerr and Paula Creamer won key matches Sunday to help the U.S. beat Europe 16 1/2-11 1/2 on Sunday in the Solheim Cup. Gerina Piller sealed it with a birdie putt that put her 3 up over Florentyna Parker with...
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August 20, 2017 - 11:20 am
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Adrian Otaegui came from behind to beat home favorite Marcel Siem 2 and 1 on Sunday, clinching the Paul Lawrie Match Play for his first European Tour title. The Spaniard was three behind at the turn, and trailed the German by two with five holes to play. Otaegui won...
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United States captain Juli Inkster gestures to the gallery during a foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 19, 2017 - 7:45 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two years ago, the United States staged the biggest singles comeback in Solheim Cup history. Only the biggest letdown the event has ever seen will keep the Americans from retaining the cup. The United States took a 10 1/2- 5 1/2 lead over Europe on Saturday, matching...
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United States captain Juli Inkster gestures to the gallery during a foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 19, 2017 - 7:12 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The United States took a 10 1/2- 5 1/2 lead over Europe on Saturday in the Solheim Cup, matching its biggest advantage entering the final day. The Americans took three of the four afternoon fourball matches after splitting the morning foursomes at Des Moines Golf and...
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August 19, 2017 - 6:13 pm
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Scott McCarron had two eagles in an 11-under 61 on Saturday to join Kevin Sutherland atop the Dick's Sporting Goods Open leaderboard. Sutherland, the first-round leader, had a 67 to match McCarron at 12-under 132 at En-Joie. McCarron also had eight birdies and a bogey. He...
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August 19, 2017 - 5:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Doug Ghim's winning putt dropped on the 17th hole of his U.S. Amateur semifinal, he immediately realized he has a second chance at a missed opportunity. Ghim narrowly lost the chance to play in the Masters in 2014 when he blew a lead on the final hole of the U.S. Public...
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United States' Paula Creamer, left, celebrates with teammate Austin Ernst after making a putt on the fifth green during her foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 19, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cristie Kerr has helped the U.S. take 7 ½ to 4 ½ lead over Europe in Solheim Cup and set a record for points by an American in the event. Kerr teamed with Lexi Thompson to beat Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Caroline Masson 5-and-3 in foursome play, giving Kerr 19 points in...
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