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  1. Canadian teen leads Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic


    DALY CITY, Calif. — Not old enough to join the LPGA Tour without permission, 17-year-old Brooke Henderson has been good enough for long enough to know about pressure.

  2. Tiger Woods to play Players Championship in May


    Tiger Woods, who hasn't played since the Masters' final round April 12, said Friday he will return to competition at the Players Championship on May 7-10 at Ponte Vedra Beach.

  3. Ko leads Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic


    DALY CITY, Calif. — As Lydia Ko geared up to turn 18 today at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, right behind her on the leaderboard was 54-year-old Juli Inkster.

  4. Jim Furyk wins PGA's RBC Heritage in playoff


    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence.

    Jim Furyk wins his first PGA Tour title in five years, with birdies on both playoff holes.
  5. Tom Watson says next year's Masters might be his last


    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Two-time RBC Heritage champion and eight-time major winner Tom Watson shot 2-under-par 69 Saturday, a day after making the cut with a birdie putt on 18.

  6. Troy Merritt maintains RBC Heritage lead; Spieth five back


    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose today.

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - APRIL 18:  Troy Merritt watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 18, 2015 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  (Photo by Tyler Lecka/Getty Images) 527908823
  7. Troy Merritt shoots 61 to lead RBC Heritage; Jordan Spieth shoots 62


    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.

  8. Spieth struggles in first round after Masters win


    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — It has been some time since Jordan Spieth had to explain a performance this poor.

    Jordan Spieth has a post-Masters letdown in the opening round at the RBC Heritage, shooting 3-over 74 on the Harbour Town Golf Links to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par.
  9. Rory McIlroy earns best Masters finish


    AUGUSTA, Ga. — On almost any other Sunday, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy playing together in the final round of the Masters would have been the marquee pairing.

  10. Phil, Tiger have old-guard view at Masters


    AUGUSTA, Ga. — It's hard to think of Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as the old guard when they're still mashing 300-plus-yard drives around Augusta National Golf Club.

    Phil Mickelson tries to make a run at leader Jordan Spieth in the final round but with 3-under 69 ends up tied for second with Justin Rose at 14 under. Mickelson ties Arnold Palmer on the career list for runnerup finishes in majors with 10. “I just simply got outplayed by a young golfer who just played some incredible golf,” he says.



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