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Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after getting a birdie on the 16th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 18, 2019 - 2:19 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on first round of The British Open (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Tiger Woods puffed out his cheeks and looked glum after bogeying the last hole for a 7-over 78, his worst opening round at a British Open. His highest first-round score at golf's oldest...
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Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke tees of the 4th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 18, 2019 - 7:23 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — It was about 6:30 a.m. when Darren Clarke, sporting a gray beard to match his swept-back gray hair, walked onto the first tee at Royal Portrush to hit the opening shot of a British Open he never thought would happen. He almost welled up when his name was announced...
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July 17, 2019 - 5:15 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country...
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Dylan Frittelli holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 14, 2019 - 5:37 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title. Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open,...
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Andrew Landry hits off the second tee during the third round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Saturday, July 13, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 13, 2019 - 5:40 pm
SILVIS, Illinois (AP) — Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry topped the John Deere Classic leaderboard Saturday, with a half-dozen guys right behind them. Winless on the PGA Tour, Tringale shot a 6-under 65 to match Landy at 16-under 197 at TPC Deere Run. Landry had a 67. He won the Valero Texas Open...
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July 13, 2019 - 5:36 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Parel took advantage of Retief Goosen's problems Saturday to take the third-round lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions' five major tournaments. Seven strokes behind Goosen at the start of the day, Parel birdied two of the...
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Jhonattan Vegas tees off on six during the second round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament Friday, July 12, 2019, in Silvis, Ill. (Andy Abeyta/Quad City Times via AP)
July 12, 2019 - 7:06 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas shot a 9-under 62 on Friday in the John Deere Classic to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend. Off since missing the cuts in the Memorial and U.S. Open in June, , the three-time PGA tour winner from Venezuela said he "found something really good" on the range...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woods has played just three tournaments, 10 rounds, since he won the Masters. For only the seventh time in his career, he went from one major to the next without having played in between, and then he missed the cut at Bethpage Black in the PGA Championship. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 12, 2019 - 10:16 am
That was Tiger Woods in his red shirt on Sunday at the Masters. That was Tiger Woods slipping on the green jacket. But it's not the same Tiger Woods. The evidence has less to do with how he plays — still plenty good to beat the best in the world on the biggest stage — and more to do with how often...
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FILE - In this June 9, 1960, file photo, Max Faulkner putts at Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, England. The British Open returns to Royal Portrush on July 18-21, 2019, for the first time since 1951, the only other time golf's oldest championship as been held outside Scotland or England. Max Faulkner won his only major on a rainy final day in Northern Ireland. (AP Photo/File)
July 11, 2019 - 11:34 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The British Open returns to Royal Portrush on July 18-21 for the first time since 1951, the only other time golf's oldest championship has been held outside Scotland or England. Max Faulkner won his only major on a rainy final day in Northern Ireland. To mark the...
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Roberto Diaz putts on the 9th green during the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Meg McLaughlin/Quad City Times via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 7:42 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Roberto Diaz shot a 9-under 62 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Playing in the final group of the day off the first tee, the 32-year-old Mexican player birdied four of the first five holes, eagled the par-5 10th and birdied three of the last...
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