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6:47 PM ET Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Steve Stricker completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Regions Tradition, closing with a 4-under 68 for a six-stroke victory and his fourth PGA Tour Champions major title. Stricker’s second Tradition win at Greystone Golf & Country Club came in his third event since returning from a
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There is nothing in the profile of K.H. Lee to suggest he would emerge from this week’s crimson-splashed leaderboard at the AT&T Byron Nelson with a victory over the likes of Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Thomas—all major champions. Nothing in the strokes-gained categories or his scoring average this season, or even his recent
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8:03 PM ET Associated Press McKINNEY, Texas — Sebastian Munoz will be the “other” local guy in the final pairing of the final round of the Byron Nelson. It’s cool by the Colombian who now calls the Dallas area home and has at least shared the lead after all three rounds. Munoz shot a 6-under
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8:02 PM ET Associated Press McKINNEY, Texas — Jordan Spieth thought the course for his hometown Byron Nelson would play more difficult after yielding more birdies in its debut than any other tournament on the PGA Tour last season. The three-time major winner says he couldn’t have been more wrong, and is frankly surprised over
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5:28 PM ET Reigning PGA Championship winner Phil Mickelson, who hasn’t played competitively in more than three months, won’t defend his title next week at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The PGA of America announced on Friday that Mickelson has withdrawn from the PGA Championship. “We have just been informed that Phil Mickelson
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8:05 PM ET Associated Press CLIFTON, N.J. — Madelene Sagstrom shot a flawless 9-under 63 during a round she felt holes kept getting larger to take one-stroke lead over Megan Khang after the first round of the Cognizant Founders Cup on Thursday. Nasa Hataoka, who won in Los Angeles in April before taking time off,
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“The last subject I want to talk about, and most importantly, is something we’ve discussed a lot this week. We’ve gone from a demand problem in terms of players to a supply problem. The lack of supply is hours in the day, lack of balance in our members’ lives and a lack of pipeline of
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Greg Norman seemed to brush off Saudi Arabia’s human-rights atrocities when speaking to the media on Wednesday, noting that “We all make mistakes.” Norman, the CEO of LIV Golf—an organization funded by the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia—has tried to distance himself from the government’s issues while downplaying the crimes alleged against the Saudi
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6:42 PM ET ESPN News Services The PGA Tour has denied releases to the players looking to play in the first event of the Saudi Arabian-financed LIV Golf Invitational Series, according to a memo obtained by the Associated Press on Tuesday. The debut tournament, set to take part in London from June 9-11, coincides with
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