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  • Harmon: Rory McIlroy may be bulking up too much

    Tiger Woods' former instructor warns Rory McIlroy he may be spending too much time in the gym, like his former pupil

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  • Woods skips Houston Open as Masters doubts spiral

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - As speculation mounts over whether Tiger Woods will compete at the Masters, the former world number one has spurned the chance to play in next week's Houston Open, the final PGA Tour event before the year's first major. Woods' name was conspicuously absent when…

  • South Korea's Lee maintains lead at Kia

    (Reuters) - South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California. Lee entered the third round tied with Morgan Pressel but blew past her with a…

  • Golf-Walker takes four-shot lead at windy Texas Open

    (Add quotes, details) March 28 (Reuters) - American Jimmy Walker shot a three-under-par 69 to open up a four-shot lead as winds returned to vex players at the Texas Open in San Antonio on Saturday. Walker, who led by one after 36 holes, shared the lead with fellow Texan Jordan Spieth at the turn…

  • Kevin Sutherland takes Champions Tour lead

    Kevin Sutherland birdied three of the final six holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead in the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. ''I didn't have a stance and the ball's plugged,'' Sutherland said. Just ended up in a bad spot but was able to make the best of it.''…

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  • Australian Appleby out indefinitely after back surgery

    (Reuters) - Nine-times PGA Tour winner Stuart Appleby has undergone back surgery for a herniated disc and will be out of action indefinitely. Appleby, 43, who has not played since mid-February, has endured back problems for much of his career. "No idea when I'm back as I don't know or anybody knows…

  • UPDATE 1-Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Texas Open scores

    March 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Texas Open at the par-72 course on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas 207 Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 71 67 69 211 Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 71 69 71 213 Billy Horschel (U.S.) 72 70 71 214 Zach Johnson (U.S.) 71 71 72 Chesson Hadley (U.S.) 71 72 71…

  • Wattel shines down the stretch in wide open Trophy Hassan II

    Scottish duo Richie Ramsay and Andrew McArthur along with Frenchman Romain Wattel shared the lead on seven under par following the third round of the Trophy Hassan II in Agadir on Saturday. Overnight leader Ramsay carried a one shot advantage into the 18th hole before a wayward tee shot led to a…

  • Mirim Lee leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classic

    Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead Saturday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak to 27 rounds but dropped two late strokes and ended up four shots behind. Lee shot a 6-under 66 to reach 16-under 200 at Aviara, leaving her a stroke ahead of former UCLA player…

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  • Walker surges one ahead in San Antonio

    (Reuters) - American Jimmy Walker took advantage of greatly improved weather conditions at his home tournament to seize an early one-shot lead in the second round of the Texas Open in San Antonio on Friday. The 36-year-old fired a sparkling five-under-par 67 on a challenging layout at the TPC San…

  • Ryder Cup director: Italy 2022 bid has 'pretty special' view

    ROME (AP) — Italy's bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone club outside Rome.

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  • Farr in 4-way tie for lead at Hassan II after bogey on 18th

    Welshman Oliver Farr missed the chance to take the outright lead at the Trophee Hassan II on Friday after making a bogey on the last hole, and was in a four-way tie after a 4-under 68. Farr had four birdies on the back nine to share the lead with Scotsman Richie Ramsay, Spaniard Rafa Cabrera-Bello…

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  • Golf-Woods will fall outside world's top 100 on Monday

    By Bernie McGuire SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 28 (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods will on Monday drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years. The 39-year-old American is down at number 96 and a world ranking official told Reuters that he is likely…

  • Montgomerie, Durant top Champions Tour leaderboard

    Colin Montgomerie and Joe Durant shared the lead at 5-under 67 on Friday after the breezy first round of the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. Montgomerie finished with a birdie on the par-4 ninth hole at Fallen Oak. The Scot won the Senior PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Open last…

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  • The 19th Hole Golf Show: A day with Bernhard Langer; when will Tiger play again?

    On this week's podcast, we focus on a day spent with Bernhard Langer, then wonder when Tiger will play golf again

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  • Golf-European Tour Trophee Hassan II scores

    March 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Trophee Hassan II at the par-72 course on Saturday in Agadir 209 Richie Ramsay (Britain) 72 66 71 Romain Wattel (France) 68 74 67 Andrew McArthur (Britain) 71 71 67 210 Jaco Van Zyl (South Africa) 69 71 70 Kevin Phelan (Ireland) 70 70 70…

  • Area resident Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open

    Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home. Walker shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the Texas Open to take a one-stroke lead in his hometown event. He won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January after winning three times last season. ''It's…

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