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  • Mad Dash: Rare game-worn Michael Jordan shoes sell for huge price

    In today's Mad Dash: An old pair of Michael Jordan Nike's go for a premium at auction, Bubba Watson screws up a trick shot, and Dale Jr. shares texts from his mom.

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  • A round of golf takes too long to play, survey finds

    In the fast-paced modern world, a typical round of golf takes too much time away from family or work for many players, a survey commissioned by the sport's governing body showed on Monday. The R&A, based in St Andrews, Scotland, received responses from 56,000 golfers in 122 countries about their…

  • USGA director: Learn Chambers Bay or you won't win US Open

    United States Golf Association executive director Mike Davis laid down a challenge to the best players in the world as they get ready for the U.S. Open to make its debut at Chambers Bay. ''I would contend that there is no way a player will have success here at Chambers Bay unless he really studies…

    The Associated Press
  • Golf-Mickelson withdraws from WGC event for personal reasons

    April 26 (Reuters) - Five-times major champion Phil Mickelson has pulled out of this week's World Golf Championships-Match Play tournament, citing unspecified personal reasons. Mickelson's withdrawal was announced on Sunday, just three days before the start of the event at the TPC Harding Park in…

  • Golf-McIlroy grouped with three Americans at Match Play event

    Top seed Rory McIlroy has been grouped with three highly-rated Americans for this week's WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco. A draw on Monday put Northern Ireland's world number one up against reigning FedExCup champion Billy Horschel, seven-times PGA Tour winner Brandt Snedeker…

  • Glass' Match Play Preview

    World No. 1 Rory McIlroy leads the field into the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco.

  • Europe captain Koch heaps Solheim pressure on U.S.

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's Solheim Cup skipper Carin Koch believes all the pressure will be on opposite number Juli Inkster and her United States side at the biennial team event in Germany in September. Koch was involved as an assistant captain when fellow Swede Liselotte Neumann…

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    Suspect Leads Police On Chase Through Airport, Golf Course Before Arrest

    A suspect is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase, crashing through fences at the airport and a golf course early Monday morning.

  • Rose wins weather-hit tournament in New Orleans

    (Reuters) - England's Justin Rose held off a string of challengers with a clutch birdie-birdie finish to win his seventh PGA Tour title by one shot at the weather-disrupted Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, Louisiana on Sunday. Tied for the lead when the delayed third round was completed…

  • Billy Andrade and Joe Durant win Legends of Golf

    RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Joe Durant had a hole-in-one and teamed with Billy Andrade to win the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf on Sunday at Big Cedar Lodge.

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  • Wu Ashun breaks away to win China Open

    China's Wu Ashun shot a one-under par 71 on Sunday to break a logjam at the top of the leaderboard and secure an historic victory in the Volvo China Open in Shanghai. Wu, who recorded a four day total of 279, or nine under par, became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour event held in…

  • Golf-Rose triumphs, with help from NBA point guard Curry

    Justin Rose said he had benefited from the ultra-positive approach of National Basketball Association point guard Stephen Curry on the way to victory at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Sunday. Englishman Rose clinched his seventh PGA Tour title by one shot with a closing six-under-par 66 at…

  • Lydia Ko defends her title at Lake Merced

    DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — The steady hands over important putts. The easy laughter even while playing a sudden-death playoff. Lydia Ko can make it seem like child's play on the LPGA Tour even as she keeps piling up victories at an alarming rate.

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  • A new format, more golf for all at Match Play

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy arrived at Harding Park on Monday knowing he will be at the Match Play Championship at least through Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 2072 2. (2) Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 1680 3. (3) J.B. Holmes (U.S.) 1233 4. (4) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 1173 5. (6) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 1132 6. (5) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 1117 7. (9) Jason Day (Australia) 1063 8. (7) Charley…

  • Lee Westwood wins 3rd Indonesia Masters title

    England's Lee Westwood won the Asian Tour's Indonesia Masters for the third time Sunday, beating Thailand's Chapchai Nirat with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff. The 42-year-old Westwood closed with a 1-over 73 to match Chapchai at 7-under 281. Westwood bogeyed Nos. ''It was a tough putt…

    The Associated Press
  • Late birdies spur Rose to PGA Zurich Classic win

    Justin Rose capped a marathon with back-to-back birdies at the last two holes to clinch the US PGA Tour's Zurich Classic by one stroke in a thrilling finale. Rose had six birdies in his six-under 66 in the final round of the New Orleans tournament -- which was beset by weather delays -- and…

  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour New Orleans Classic scores

    April 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour New Orleans Classic at the par-72 course on Sunday in Avondale, Louisiana -22 Justin Rose (Britain) 69 66 65 66 -21 Cameron Tringale (U.S.) 69 65 68 65 -20 Boo Weekley (U.S.) 64 70 69 65 -19 Jason Day (Australia) 67 65 68 69 Jim Herman…

  • Golf-Rose and Day share lead in New Orleans

    England's Justin Rose, who birdied his first three holes, surged into a tie for the lead with Australian Jason Day at the weather-hit Zurich Classic of New Orleans when the third round was finally completed on Sunday. Rose fired a sizzling seven-under-par 65 on a receptive, rain-softened layout in…