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Nathaniel Crosby appointed United States captain for the Walker Cup

FAR HILLS, N.J. -- Nathaniel Crosby is returning to Royal Liverpool for the Walker Cup, this time as the U.S. captain.The USGA has selected Crosby to lead the Americans in the 2019 matches at Royal Liverpool. Crosby played...

LPGA adding two West Coast events for 2018 season

The LPGA Tour is adding two tournaments in California next year as part of a 34-tournament schedule that offers a record $68.75 million in prize money.Coming off a year in which 17 players earned at least $1 million,...

Champion Sharma almost didn’t play Joburg Open

India's Shubhankhar Sharma is glad he changed his mind and played in the Joburg Open, after overcoming a lengthy weather delay and a Monday finish to win the by three strokes at Randpark Golf Club.Shubankar Sharma of India...

Golfing’s 2018 rules changes victory for common sense

Score a victory for common sense.It was announced Monday that beginning in 2018, golf's major professional tours will no longer allow viewer call-ins to dictate potential rules violations captured on television broadcasts.This is a triumph for the purists,...

Shubhankar Sharma claims first European Tour title with Joburg Open win golf

Shubhankar Sharma held his nerve to sign for a closing 69 and win a first European Tour title at the weather-delayed Joburg Open.Heavy storms on Sunday forced the event at Randpark Golf Club into a fifth day, with...

Golf fans no longer be able to call in possible rules violations

Golf fans will no longer be able to call in or email possible rules violations they witness while watching broadcasts of tournaments on television.The golf governing bodies announced Monday that beginning Jan. 1, such information will not be...

Shubhankar Sharma closes on Monday, wins Joburg Open

This was the year it finally happened for Sergio Garcia. The one-time teen phenom, known for years as “El Nino,” entered the Masters as he had dozens of majors beforehand – shouldered with the burden of being the best...

Angel Yin wins Omega Dubai Ladies Classic in playoff

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- American Angel Yin won the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic in a playoff Sunday, beating South Korea's In-Kyung Kim with a birdie on the second extra hole.The 19-year-old Yin won with a tap-in birdie...

Steve Stricker, Sean O’Hair team win QBE Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. -- Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O'Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout.Stricker and O'Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell...

Stormy weather sends Joburg Open into fifth day

Shubhankar Sharma will have to wait until Monday to try to seal his first European Tour win after storms in South Africa sent the Joburg Open into a fifth day.The Indian will take a four-shot lead into the...

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