Golf

2:54 PM ET Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85. Attorney Sonia Pawluc said Wright had been hospitalized in Florida for the last few weeks after being injured in a
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2:45 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park saw a seven-shot lead shrink to two shots Sunday before winning the Women’s Australian Open by three strokes to clinch her first LPGA title in almost two years. Park started her final round three shots in front of 19-year-old South Korean compatriot
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8:03 PM ET Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. — Stephen Leaney leads after Saturday’s second round at the Chubb Classic, and Fred Funk is two shots back as he attempts to become the oldest competitor to win a PGA Tour Champions event. Leaney made an eagle on the 17th hole and has posted consecutive rounds of
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2:29 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park hasn’t won an LPGA tournament in nearly two years, but her 19 tour victories include trophies at Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia. She might well be adding Australia soon to that total in the Asia-Pacific region. Park took a three-stroke lead at
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9:59 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods is among four players from the top 10 who are skipping the Mexico Championship next week, a World Golf Championships event with no cut and a $10.5 million purse. Woods, who tied for 10th last year at Chapultepec Golf Club but was never in serious
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3:25 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Seven-time major winner Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour win by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women’s Australian Open on Friday. Park’s 4-under 69 left her with a two-round total of 10-under 136 at Royal Adelaide, level with England’s
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9:22 PM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Getting around Riviera Country Club unscathed is no small task, which is what made Matt Kuchar‘s day all the more remarkable. Kuchar drove to the edge of the 10th green and two-putted for birdie and kept right on rolling until he had a 7-under 64 on
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2:41 AM ET Associated Press ADELAIDE, Australia — Defending champion Nelly Korda shot a 4-under 69 to trail Jodi Ewart Shadoff by three strokes after the first round of the LPGA’s Women’s Australian Open on Thursday. Ewart Shadoff had seven birdies in her round of 66 at Royal Adelaide and held a one-stroke lead over
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5:11 PM ET PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif.– Rory McIlroy is No. 1 for the first time in more than four years, but he doesn’t view it as any grand achievement, especially since he took over the top spot from Brooks Koepka despite not playing last week. “I’ve already had that euphoric moment in 2012,” McIlroy said
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12:11 PM ET Associated Press BEIJING — The PGA Tour is postponing two qualifying tournaments and the start to its PGA Tour Series-China circuit because of concerns over the coronavirus. On Wednesday, tour officials said the qualifying tournaments — one of which had already been moved to Indonesia — would be postponed until late April
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3:15 PM ET PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Considered the biggest prize in the launch of a potential golf circuit that would be a rival to the PGA and European tours, Tiger Woods said Tuesday that he’s personally been approached by the Premier Golf League, and like other players, is looking into the concept. The new
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