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Henderson makes hole-in-one en route to grabbing Shanghai lead

SHANGHAI – Brooke Henderson made a hole-in-one and shot an 8-under 64 to take the lead in the second round of the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Friday. The Canadian aced the 175-yard second hole. She followed that with a bogey, but then birdied four more holes on the front nine, finishing her round at 11-under 133 […]

Hovland (69) extends PGA Tour record of consecutive rounds in the 60s

Viktor Hovland probably scoffs at the idea of the phrase ‘quit while you’re ahead.’ A day after setting a PGA Tour record with his 18th consecutive round in the 60s, Hovland was at it again Friday during the second round of the CJ Cup in South Korea where he carded his 19th straight round in […]

Thomas (63) sets 36-hole tournament scoring record on 'stress-free day'

After shooting a 4-under 68 in Thursday’s opening round, Justin Thomas erupted for a bogey-free, 9-under 63 on Friday at the CJ Cup, setting the 36-hole tournament scoring record. “I played well. I didn’t do anything unbelievably,” Thomas said. “It was just a very stress-free day.” It’s been fairly stress-free for Thomas since returning from […]

Spieth (65) in contention, hoping to spurn costly weekend woes

As of late, Jordan Spieth isn’t like most people when the idea of the weekend brings a sense of relief and relaxation. In fact, it’s been quite the opposite for him. Spieth hasn’t won since the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, the longest drought of his already well-decorated career. There are many areas he […]

Thomas (63) surges to take lead into weekend at CJ Cup

Justin Thomas took a solid opening-round 68 and built on it Friday at the CJ Cup with a bogey-free, 9-under 63 to take a two-shot lead over Danny Lee into the weekend in South Korea. Here’s how things played out: Leaderboard: Justin Thomas (-13), Danny Lee (-11), Ben An (-11), Emiliano Grillo (-9), Jordan Spieth (-9), […]

Florida's Brooks (68) shares Q-School medalist honors while studying for exam

University of Florida senior Sierra Brooks advanced to the LPGA’s Q-Series finale in a big way Thursday while juggling homework. She closed with a 4-under 68 at Plantation Golf & Country Club in Venice, Fla., to share medalist honors with Germany’s Olivia Cowan (69) at the second stage of Q-School. Brooks wasn’t going to take much […]

Coetzee, Fox share lead after opening round of French Open

George Coetzee and Ryan Fox both signed for 6-under 65 Thursday to take the Day 1 lead at the French Open.  Each player made seven birdies against a lone bogey at Le Golf National, site of last year’s Ryder Cup. New Zealand’s Fox is eyeing his second European Tour victory of the year after breaking through […]

Hataoka, Yang lead; J. Korda, Yin one back at LPGA Shanghai

Nasa Hataoka should be getting more worldwide attention. With two Japan LPGA Tour major championship victories in her homeland over the last month, she arrived for the start of this week’s Buick LPGA Shanghai on fire. And she didn’t cool off in Thursday’s first round. A 5-under-par 67 at Qizhong Garden Golf Club gave Hataoka […]