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  • Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

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  • Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought

    Kapolei (United States) (AFP) - American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a three-putt bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third…

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  • Fortune finally smiles at Matt Kuchar: Amazing chip-in on 18 wins RBC Heritage

    After some hard-luck finishes, Matt Kuchar holed out to win in South Carolina.

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  • Course Source: Harding Park, Sonoma GC

    THE LAYOUT: After years of neglect, a $16 million renovation that was completed in August 2003 restored the grandeur of Harding Park, which was designed by Willie Watson and opened in 1925. The remodeling of the aging clubhouse, which dated to the opening of the course, and other facilities was…

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  • Horschel returns to site of first Tour win

    When Billy Horschel claimed his first title on the PGA Tour last year in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, he reminded people of Tiger Woods. Horschel holed a 27-foot birdie putt on the final hole to beat D.A. Points by one stroke and unleashed a roundhouse fist pump similar to those made by the…

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  • Kuchar holes bunker shot at final hole to win Heritage

    (Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar ended a frustrating run of close calls in spectacular style when he holed a bunker shot on his final hole to win the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Sunday. Minutes after three-putting the 17th from four feet, Kuchar responded emphatically by sinking a 20-yard…

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  • Westwood canters to win in Malaysia to end two-year drought

    (Reuters) - A four-hour weather delay was the only obstacle for Lee Westwood as the Englishman cantered to a seven-stroke win in the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Sunday to end an almost two-year trophy drought. The former world number one, leading by a stroke ahead of compatriot Andy Sullivan,…

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  • Kuchar rallies from 4 back to win RBC Heritage

    Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker. ''Well,'' he thought as he walked toward the shot, ''there are a lot worse places to be.'' For Kuchar, there was no better place - and no better shot in the…

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  • Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez held off Bernhard Langer to win the Greater Gwinnett Championship on Sunday, becoming only the third player to lead from start to finish in his Champions Tour debut.

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  • Golf-Katsu becomes youngest winner on Japan's LPGA tour at 15

    April 20 (Reuters) - Japanese 15-year-old amateur Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on the Japan LPGA Tour by claiming the Vantelin Ladies Open on Sunday. The first-year student from Kagoshima High School hit five birdies and a bogey for a four-under-par 68 and three round total of 11-under…

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  • Golf, hula, ping pong: Michelle Wie's triathlon?

    In addition to her regular job playing golf on the LPGA Tour, Michelle Wie had herself an event-full Saturday. Call it the Wie Triathlon.

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  • Wie finally wins an LPGA event at home

    Michelle Wie began the week reminiscing about the first time she played on the LPGA Tour. She made up a four-shot deficit against Angela Stanford in eight holes, took the lead with a birdie on the par-3 12th and closed with a 67 late Saturday for a two-shot victory in the LPGA LOTTE Championship.…

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  • England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead

    Hilton Head Island (United States) (AFP) - England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of fourth place behind the leading trio of K.J. Choi, Jim Furyk and Ben Martin, who topped the…

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  • Golf-Americans Furyk and Martin join Choi in Heritage lead

    Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin joined South Korean K.J. Choi in the lead when the second round of the $5.8 million RBC Heritage was completed on Saturday. Furyk and Martin, among half the field unable to finish the round on Friday before bad weather struck, took advantage of favorable scoring…

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  • Furyk, Martin match Choi for PGA Heritage lead

    Hilton Head Island (United States) (AFP) - Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin matched South Korea's K.J. Choi for the lead on Saturday after the conclusion of the storm-halted second round of the $5.8 million US PGA Heritage tournament.

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  • 'A dream come true': Wie gets LPGA win at home

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- It has been nearly a decade since Hawaii golf fans were awed by what some called "Wow Wie" when describing the performance of Michelle Wie, then a high school phenom. Back in her home state Saturday, the 24-year-old turned in one of her best four-round efforts as a pro en route…

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  • Westwood ends two-year drought in Malaysian rain

    Lee Westwood ended a two-year wait for a title with an emphatic seven-stroke victory to clinch the rain-soaked Malaysian Open in style on Sunday. A four-hour delay due to torrential rain at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club did nothing to deter the former world number one, who carded two…

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  • Golf-Wie wins first tournament on home soil, at home

    Michelle Wie claimed her first LPGA win on American soil on Saturday, coming from four strokes behind to win the LOTTE Championship in her home state of Hawaii. The 24-year-old American fired a five-under 67 at Ko Olina Golf Club in the final round to storm past third round leader Angela Stanford,…

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  • Golf Capsules

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina (AP) — Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole giving him a 64 and a victory at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.

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  • Donald shoots 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course — and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage.

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