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  1. LPGA finale a thriller for Kerr, Ko, Park


    NAPLES — Cristie Kerr was the player of the week. Lydia Ko was the player of the year and pocketed another $1 million bonus. Inbee Park will be among the players of all time.

  2. Rory McIlroy climbs closer to two PGA European Tour titles


    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy shot the best round of the day to move within one shot of leader Andy Sullivan after the third round of the PGA European Tour's World Tour Championship on Saturday, which also put him closer to the Race to Dubai title.

    Rory McIlroy can’t believe a birdie putt lips out on No. 17 in Round 3 at the PGA European Tour’s season finale. McIlroy has the day’s best round, 7-under 65, but rues missed chances.
  3. McIlroy on pace for European Tour title at World Tour Championship


    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Race to Dubai leader Rory McIlroy achieved separation Friday from main rival Danny Willett by two shots in the second round of the PGA European Tour season finale.

    Rory McIlroy is four off the lead at the World Tour Championship but in position to win a third European title.
  4. Rory McIlroy on track for European Tour season title


    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy birdied his last hole to keep pace with Danny Willett in their chase for the Race to Dubai trophy on the opening day of the European Tour's season-ending World Tour Championship on Thursday.

  5. Ex-St. Petersburg High golfer Jack Maguire leaving FSU to turn pro


    FSU's and St. Petersburg High's Maguire turns pro

  6. Fathauer gains one-stroke lead after rain delay


    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Derek Fathauer played bogey-free Saturday on his way to another 6-under 66 that gave him a one-shot lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba and a chance to extend an unusual streak on the PGA Tour.

  7. McDowell goes on birdie streak in Mexico


    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Graeme McDowell, determined to get his game turned around, saw better results Friday with seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch for 8-under 63 and a one-shot lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

  8. Justin Leonard part of 4-way tie at PGA event in Mexico


    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Justin Leonard got off to a quick start in what he expects to be his shortest season, opening with 6-under 65 Thursday in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba to share the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani and Derek Fathauer.

    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 12:  Matt Kuchar of the United States hits his first shot on the 7th hole during the first round of the OHL Classic at the Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club on November 12, 2015 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.  (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images) 573702863
  9. Caddies dropping the clubs for TV microphones


    The caddies for Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar will carry a lighter load on the PGA Tour next week — microphones instead of golf bags.

    HUMBLE, TX - APRIL 03:  Phil Mickelson chats with his caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay on the fifteenth hole during the second round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 3, 2015 in Humble, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
  10. HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Camryn Vogler and Jackson Suber

    Volleyball Preps

    Camryn Vogler, Plant

    Vogler may be a freshman, but the Plant outside hitter's high school volleyball experience goes well beyond her years.



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