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4:48 AM ET The Hong Kong Open golf tournament has been postponed after violence from anti-government protests escalated this week, the Asian Tour and European Tour said on Wednesday. In October, tournament organisers said they would press on with the competition despite ongoing social unrest in the city. “Regretfully the European Tour, in conjunction with
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12:00 AM ET ESPN News Services Brandon Matthews‘ initial frustration quickly turned to compassion. Matthews needed an 8-foot birdie putt to extend a playoff in the Argentina Open when a fan yelled out in the middle of his stroke. Matthews flinched and missed the putt. He lost the playoff, which came with a spot in
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9:04 AM ET Associated Press PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Brendon Todd got up-and-down for par on the final hole Monday morning to close with a 3-under 68 and win the Mayakoba Golf Classic, his second straight victory in a remarkable turnaround. Todd was tied with Vaughn Taylor when they were among 12 players who
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6:45 PM ET Associated Press PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Brendon Todd and Vaughn Taylor were tied for the lead with four holes remaining in the rain-delayed Mayakoba Golf Classic when play was suspended Sunday because of darkness. Todd, coming off a victory in the Bermuda Championship two weeks ago, shot a 6-under 65 on
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9:35 AM ET England’s Tommy Fleetwood beat Sweden’s Marcus Kinhult in a play-off to win the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City, South Africa on Sunday. Fleetwood made an up and down to save par on the first play-off hole, while Kinhult struggled with his tee shot and went on to make bogey. 1 Related The
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7:26 PM ET Associated Press PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Harris English feels he got away from the basics that carried him to a promising start to his PGA Tour career. He hopes he’s headed in that direction again. English holed a chip-and-run from off the 18th green Saturday for birdie and a 7-under 64,
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5:40 PM ET Russell Henley used a different type golf ball than the one he started the second round with at the Mayakoba Classic on Saturday, costing him eight penalty strokes and leading to a missed cut. Henley discovered after the round when autographing golf balls for spectators that he had a different brand golf
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9:09 AM ET South Africa’s Zander Lombard held his lead despite struggling to a 72 at the third round of the European Tour’s Nedbank Golf Challenge on Saturday. Lombard, 24, stumbled on the front nine, making bogey and double bogey in the final few holes before the turn. The South African fought back to make
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8:25 PM ET Associated Press PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Danny Lee felt as though he could make everything Friday, and for the longest time he did. Already at 10 under par through 13 holes, Lee started thinking about a sub-60 round when he hit a downhill birdie putt too hard and wound up three-putting
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2:03 PM ET Associated Press PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Heavy rain has washed out the opening round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic until Friday. El Camaleon Golf Club has received nearly 9 inches of rain since Monday. The lead rules official at the tournament, Slugger White, says there has been so much rain that
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10:59 AM ET Home favourite Louis Oosthuizen produced a stunning birdie blitz to card a faultless nine-under-par 63 for a three-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour’s Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday. Former Open champion Oosthuizen, seeking his maiden title in the tournament regarded as ‘Africa’s Major’, turned in 32 and roared
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5:54 PM ET Matt Kuchar received more attention for underpaying a fill-in caddie a year ago at the Mayakoba Classic than he did for winning the tournament. Now, a year later and back at the PGA Tour event near Cancun, Mexico, Kuchar, 41, again apologized on Tuesday and noted that he even heard from his
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2:47 PM ET Tiger Woods will play the Genesis Invitational in 2020 — the first event he has announced as part of his 2020 schedule. The commitment is not a surprise. Woods is the tournament host of the event, which is played at Riviera Country Club near Los Angeles. The tournament dates are Feb. 13-16
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7:42 PM ET Associated Press PHOENIX — Jeff Maggert holed out from 123 yards for eagle on the third playoff hole Sunday to win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and hand Scott McCarron the season points title on the PGA Tour Champions. Two holes earlier, Retief Goosen missed a 4-foot birdie putt that would have
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11:38 AM ET England’s Tyrrell Hatton beat Austria’s Matthias Schwab on the fourth playoff hole to clinch his second Rolex Series title at the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya on Sunday after a dramatic six-man playoff. For the first time at a professional golf tournament, the floodlights were switched on at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal
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2:04 AM ET Associated Press SHIGA, Japan — Overnight leader Ai Suzuki shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 to win the LPGA Japan Classic by three strokes on Sunday. Suzuki carded her fifth birdie of the day on the par-5 18th hole at the Seta Golf Course to finish with a 17-under 199, three shots ahead
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