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  • Bradley, Jimenez in heated exchange at Match Play

    A meaningless match sure didn't look like one Friday when Keegan Bradley and Miguel Angel Jimenez got into a nose-to-nose argument in the Match Play Championship. Both players, already eliminated from reaching the weekend, were on the 18th hole when Jimenez questioned a drop Bradley received.…

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  • McIlroy in a fight with Casey until darkness gets in the way

    Those weren't boxing gloves Rory McIlroy was wearing, they were thick hand-warmers. In the Pacific chill and approaching darkness, the world's No. 1 player had every reason to feel like he was in a fight of his own Saturday in the Match Play Championship against Paul Casey. Casey had a chance to…

    The Associated Press
  • Thompson ricochets to share of LPGA Tour lead with Park

    Long-hitting Lexi Thompson was going for the green in two with her approach on the 18th hole. She got there with a fortunate ricochet, and grabbed a share of the lead in the LPGA's North Texas Shootout. Thompson hit a screamer well left of the green on the closing par 5 in the third round Saturday.…

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  • US Open winner Michael Campbell says he's quitting

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell says he has lost the motivation to play top-level golf and is quitting to concentrate on teaching.

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  • Michael Allen leads Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational

    Michael Allen birdied the final two holes for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational. The 56-year-old Allen had a 10-under 134 total at The Woodlands Country Club. I would love to be a part of it.'' Joe Durant was second…

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  • Boxing-Hollywood royalty ready for fighters to rumble

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes LAS VEGAS, May 2 (Reuters) - With security beefed up at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the rich and famous settled into their expensive seats shortly before the welterweight showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao began on Saturday. Around 900 ringside seats…

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  • Pete Brown, first black player to win PGA Tour event, dies

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Pete Brown, the first black player to win a PGA Tour event, died Friday. He was 80.

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  • McIlroy rallies to advance in Match Play Championship

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy ran off three straight birdies to force overtime and outlast an old foe in the Match Play Championship, a performance that could be expected from the No. 1 player in the world.

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  • Golf -Rory survives, Spieth knocked out at Match Play

    By Ben Everill SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 1 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy fought back from two holes down with two to play to beat Billy Horschel at the WGC-Match Play Championship on Friday, while Masters champion Jordan Spieth was knocked out after losing to Lee Westwood. McIlroy,…

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  • Golf-WGC-Match Play Championship 1/8 final scores

    May 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the WGC-Match Play Championship 1/8 Final on Saturday in San Francisco, California Rory McIlroy (Britain) beat Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 6 and 5 Paul Casey (Britain) beat Charl Schwartzel (South Africa) 3 and 1 Danny Willett (Britain) beat Lee Westwood…

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  • Kiawah Island to host 2021 PGA Championship

    (Reuters) - The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina, where Rory McIlroy won his second major title in record fashion, will host the 2021 PGA Championship, the PGA of America said on Friday. The Ocean Course is no stranger to major events, having also hosted the 1991 Ryder…

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  • Golf-WGC-Match Play Championship quarterfinal scores

    May 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the WGC-Match Play Championship Quarterfinal on Sunday in San Francisco, California Danny Willett (Britain) beat Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 4 and 3 Gary Woodland (U.S.) beat John Senden (Australia) 5 and 3 Jim Furyk (U.S.) beat Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa)…

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  • Brooke Henderson leads North Texas Shootout

    Brooke Henderson is too young for LPGA Tour membership. Henderson shot a 6-under 65 on Friday in the North Texas Shootout, giving the 17-year-old Canadian the lead going into the weekend for the second straight week on the LPGA Tour. Henderson had a bogey-free round to reach 8-under 134 total at…

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  • Golf-LET tests floodlights and Sunday-Wednesday events

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) - Floodlit golf and tournaments that run from Sunday to Wednesday are among the innovations being planned by Ivan Khodabakhsh as the Ladies European Tour (LET) supremo looks to stimulate more interest in the women's game. "When I was putting our tournament…

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  • Golf-McIlroy, Casey deadlocked as darkness halts play

    (Repeats to fix headline, no change to text) By Ben Everill SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy will return to TPC Harding Park at the crack of dawn on Sunday to fight for a place in the semi-finals of the WCG Match Play Championship after darkness halted his match with…

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  • Golf-Thompson, Park share lead at North Texas Shootout

    American Lexi Thompson fired three-under 68 to tie South Korea's Park In-bee for the lead after the third round of the North Texas Shootout at TPC Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, on Saturday. The 20-year-old Thompson, who has won four times on the LPGA Tour, birdied three of the first 10 holes before…

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  • Golf-Former U.S. Open champion Campbell to retire

    New Zealander Michael Campbell, who famously held off Tiger Woods to win the 2005 U.S. Open, has decided to retire from professional golf at the age of 46 because he has lost the motivation to play. Campbell followed his major victory with a tie for fifth at the British Open and a tie for sixth at…

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  • Canadian Henderson leads by one at Texas shootout

    (Reuters) - Canadian Brooke Henderson seized her second consecutive 36-hole lead after shooting a six-under 65 at the LPGA North Texas Shootout on Friday. The 17-year-old, who is not a member of the LPGA and had to qualify to make the field, moved to eight-under for the tournament and leads South…

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