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6:29 AM ET Rory McIlroy made clear his feelings before embarking on his first Olympic men’s golf tournament, which begins this week at the Tokyo Games. An event without spectators and lacking buzz will also be without a highly motivated McIlroy. “I am not a very patriotic guy,” McIlroy said after the final round of
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4:28 AM ET Associated Press Spain’s Nacho Elvira continued his fine form to take a six-shot lead into Sunday’s final round at Celtic Manor, Wales on Saturday. The 34-year-old is chasing his maiden European Tour win and carded a 5-under-par 66 to finish Round 3 at 16 under. “I struggled a bit this year. To
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3:11 PM ET SUNNINGDALE, England — Stephen Dodd birdied the final hole to win the Senior British Open by one stroke on Sunday, holding off challenges from Miguel Angel Jimenez and Darren Clarke to secure his first major title. The 55-year-old Welshman closed with a 2-under 68 at Sunningdale for a four-day total of 13-under
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5:45 PM ET Nacho Elvira squandered a six-shot overnight lead in the Wales Open and bogeyed the 18th hole before rallying to beat Justin Harding in a playoff to win his first European Tour title on Sunday. Elvira dedicated his victory to Spanish golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was murdered in 2018. Harding three-putted the
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7:28 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Cameron Champ fended off dehydration and crisply putted his way to a 5-under 66 on Sunday, winning the 3M Open by two strokes for his third career victory. The 26-year-old Champ had five birdies in a bogey-free round to finish at 15-under 269 at TPC Twin Cities.
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1:05 PM ET Associated Press EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Australian golfer Minjee Lee won a sudden death playoff against overnight leader Jeongeun Lee6 to clinch the Evian Championship on Sunday for her first major title. Lee6 had to take a drop shot when her second shot on the first extra playoff hole flew into a pond,
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11:04 PM ET Associated Press KAWAGOE, Japan — Bryson DeChambeau tested positive for COVID-19 before leaving the United States for the Olympics and will miss the Tokyo Games. He’ll be replaced by Patrick Reed. 1 Related DeChambeau, last year’s U.S. Open champion, becomes the highest-profile athlete to test positive for the virus. He said he
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12:35 PM ET Associated Press EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — The day after making golfing history, Jeongeun Lee6 extended her Evian Championship lead to five strokes after a 3-under-par 68 in the third round on Saturday. She’s at 18 under overall and the nearest challenger is teenage American Yealimi Noh at 13 under after carding a 4-under
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9:17 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Adam Hadwin missed the weekend cuts in his last three tournaments, continuing a disappointing stretch as he dropped to 120th in the FedEx Cup standings. The 33-year-old Canadian has put himself in position to get back in contention for the playoffs with a strong run at the
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