Month: May 2021

8:08 PM ET Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — Alex Cejka won the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday for his second straight major championship, thriving on accurate and powerful ball-striking and deft touch around the demanding greens at Southern Hills. Cejka shot a 3-under 67 for a 4-stroke victory over Tim Petrovic, three weeks after he
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10:03 PM ET Associated Press NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Ally Ewing won the LPGA Match Play on Sunday at Shadow Creek, beating Sophia Popov 2 and 1 for her second tour victory. Ewing won the difficult par-4 14th with a birdie to take a 2-up lead and closed out her German rival with a
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“I believe it’ll definitely help because it’s a huge part of golf. Golf itself is a gambling sport,” Danielle Kang, who’s sponsored by MGM Resorts, told Golf Digest. “I do believe that we need to promote gambling because golf game itself is gambling. I want people to have fun playing one on one, head to
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8:08 PM ET Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — Steve Stricker took advantage of Mike Weir‘s back-nine collapse Saturday to take the lead into the final round of the Senior PGA Championship. Stricker shot a 3-under 67 in a stiff north breeze at Southern Hills for a one-stroke lead over Alex Cejka, the senior newcomer who
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7:16 AM ET Associated Press Defending champion Bernd Wiesberger was two shots clear of fellow Austrian golfer Matthias Schwab on top of the second round leaderboard at the Made in HimmerLand on Friday. Wiesberger carded a 6-under 65 after an opening 66 to be 11 under overall. His round included seven birdies and a bogey.
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Erik Compton’s heart rate soared during the opening round of the Charles Schwab Challenge on Thursday. Normally, the 41-year-old averages a little more than100 beats per minute each week on the Korn Ferry Tour; at Colonial, the average rose past 140 beats. “You’re playing for different stuff out here,” Compton said. “It’s no offense to
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9:39 PM ET Associated Press NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Danielle Kang and Lizette Salas set up a showdown Friday for a spot in the final 16 in the LPGA Match Play. First, they planned to watch “Friends: The Reunion” together. “Of course,” Salas said. “There’s a reunion,” Kang added. “We have matching ‘Friends’-like doors,
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