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5:04 PM ET Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. — Sahith Theegala made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday as he and Tom Hoge closed with a 10-under 62 in fourballs and became the first rookie team to win the QBE Shootout in 11 years. Ryan Palmer and Charley Hoffman each missed birdie putts
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12:30 PM ET Associated Press MALELANE, South Africa — Ockie Strydom claimed his first DP World Tour title with a two-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Sunday. Strydom made four birdies in his first five holes after the turn to seize the outright lead and he finished with a 3-under
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6:50 PM ET Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. — Charley Hoffman and Ryan Palmer had 10 birdies in modified alternate shot Saturday for a 10-under 62, setting the 36-hole record in the QBE Shootout and taking a 2-shot lead into the final day. Teammates for the first time, Hoffman and Palmer were at 26-under 118. That
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3:02 PM ET Associated Press MALELANE, South Africa — Ockie Strydom carded a 63 to equal the course record set by Scott Jamieson a day earlier and join the Scottish player in a share of the lead after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday. Home player Strydom made a late bogey on
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2:33 PM ET Associated Press MALELANE, South Africa — Dean Burmester made six birdies on the back nine to complete his 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Thursday. The 33-year-old South African, looking for his third European tour title, had managed just two birdies and a bogey by the
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6:20 AM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson are representing the LPGA Tour this week in the QBE Shootout. Next year, they will have plenty of company. The QBE Shootout will become a mixed-team event starting in 2023, returning such a format to the schedule for the first time since
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Golf may be a niche sport, but in 2022, the game found its way into the mainstream, conversations sparked by two words: LIV Golf. The launch of the hotly debated circuit, controversially bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, brought anticipation and consternation with every new detail, rumored or real. Who would play, how would
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5:28 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Viktor Hovland won the Hero World Challenge with more excitement than he needed Sunday, clinching it with a 20-foot bogey putt on the final hole for a 3-under 69 to join tournament host Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners. Hovland took a 4-shot lead at the
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9:20 AM ET Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — Thriston Lawrence held on to win his home South African Open despite a final-round 2-over 74 at the Blair Atholl course on Sunday. Lawrence started the day with a two-shot lead over Clement Sordet of France and despite extending his advantage to five strokes early on the back
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4:48 AM ET Associated Press Rory McIlroy thought his differences with Greg Norman over a Saudi-funded rival golf league had been patched up. That changed when Norman accused him of being “brainwashed” by golf’s ruling brass. “I thought, You know what? I’m going to make it my business now to be as much of a
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1:29 AM ET Adrian Meronk is the first Polish player to win the Australian Open after romping to a five-stroke victory at Victoria Golf Club. The DP World Tour star captured the Stonehaven Cup in style with an eagle at the 72nd hole in a closing four-under-par 66 on Sunday. Adrian Meronk denied his childhood
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1:31 AM ET Ashleigh Buhai has survived an afternoon of carnage to win the Australian Open and achieve a feat not even Cameron Smith can claim. The South African prevailed after a dramatic collapse from Sydney prodigy Grace Kim to dash local hopes for another year on Sunday. Buhai closed with a one-over-par 73 at
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6:49 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — The warm sun in the Bahamas brought out plenty of mud on the rain-soaked fairways and created some wild shots for just about everyone but Viktor Hovland. He made 10 birdies Saturday to build a three-shot lead in the Hero World Challenge. Hovland ran off six birdies
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11:15 PM ET Cameron Smith can carry on drinking after his wildly successful 2022 season petered out to an anticlimactic conclusion in Melbourne. Smith will miss the Australian Open’s contentious second cut after failing to make up enough ground during a third-round one-under-par 69 at Victoria Golf Club on Saturday. Despite carding his best round
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6:53 AM ET Adam Scott hopes class and experience will prevail after snatching a share of the Australian Open halfway lead with a spectacular finish to his course-record-equalling second round. Delighting the big gallery, Scott drained a long-range putt from off the green for eagle on the final hole to ice a flawless seven-under-par 63
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