Golf

FORT WORTH, Texas — Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday. Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 74 as all five of the top-10 players competing at Hogan’s Alley finished over
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Tiger Woods has entered next week’s Memorial Tournament, Jack Nicklaus’ annual event in Dublin, Ohio. Woods has won the tournament five times and it has been a frequent event on his schedule, as it is typically played two weeks prior to the U.S. Open. Woods finished tied for 23rd last year. After Woods missed the
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Duke freshman Gina Kim drilled a fairway bunker to 2 feet for birdie on the final hole, which secured a 1-up victory and sent her team to the title match against Wake Forest in the NCAA women’s championship. Wake Forest, led by Augusta National Women’s Amateur champion Jennifer Kupcho, had an easy
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Haley Moore delivered again for Arizona, making a 15-foot birdie putt for a 1-up victory that sent the defending champions to a 3-2 victory over Southern California and into the semifinals on Tuesday in the rain-delayed NCAA Women’s Golf Championship. Moore made the winning putt last year when the Wildcats won their
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Justin Thomas, who withdrew from the PGA Championship with a right wrist injury, has committed to play next week at the Memorial and appears ready to go. The 2017 PGA champ also missed the Wells Fargo Championship two weeks ago with the same injury. He tied for 12th last month at the Masters. “I’ve seen
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U.S. Amateur champion Viktor Hovland of Norway was selected for the Ben Hogan Award as the national’s top college golfer. Hovland is the fourth player from Oklahoma State to win since the award moved to Colonial. The others were Hunter Mahan (2003), Rickie Fowler (2008) and Peter Uihlein (2011), another U.S. Amateur champion. It also
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DALLAS — Former Masters champion Mike Weir is headed back to the U.S. Open for the first time in six years as one of 10 players who advanced Monday from the first of 12 sectional qualifiers. Brendon Todd continued his resurgence with rounds of 65-66 at Northwood Club and Bent Tree to share medalist honors
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi, the rising Mexican star who was runner-up at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, played bogey-free at Blessing Golf
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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — The winds were howling, the skies above Bethpage Black were darkening and, yes, the terminator named Brooks Koepka was showing his human frailty in a most alarming way. He was choking. How does one stop choking when everyone is enjoying the spectacle and nobody is willing to offer first aid? We’re still
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