PALM HARBOR — Jimmy Brandt has known since late June that he earned a spot in next year's Valspar Championship PGA Tour event at Innisbrook. On Tuesday night, after the final episode of the Golf Channel's Big Break Myrtle Beach aired, he could finally accept congratulations.
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NAPLES — New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the CME Group Tour Championship.
NAPLES — Julieta Granada kept in front of a growing pack of challengers Saturday with 2-under 70 and a one-shot lead in the CME Globe Tour Championship, one part of what was shaping up as a tense conclusion to the LPGA Tour season.
NAPLES — On a tough day that only rewarded the best shots, Michelle Wie holed out for eagle on her way to 5-under 67 that moved her up high enough on the leaderboard Friday at the CME Group Tour Championship to get into position for a $1 million bonus.
NAPLES — Stacy Lewis was three shots out of the lead Thursday and one step closer to the largest payoff in women's golf at the CME Group Tour Championship.
MEXICO CITY — Christina Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nine years, beating Shanshan Feng in a playoff after blowing a five-stroke lead in the final round.
MEXICO CITY — Christina Kim shot 4-under 68 on Saturday to increase her lead to five strokes in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
MEXICO CITY — Christina Kim shot 3-under 69 Friday to maintain a one-stroke lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
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