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Scott McCarron opens three-shot lead in PGA Tour Champions event

Scott McCarron birdied the par-5 18th hole Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Mitsubishi Electric Classic.

Golf looks to a Tiger Boom 2.0

Golf itself stagnated as Woods struggled, his shadow looming in a way that was almost as impactful as his presence had been for the previous decade.

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Augusta National: Overlooked Brooks Koepka pops up on Green Jacket radar with 66

Brooks Koepka delivered a bogey-free six-under 66 that was highlighted by a back nine charge featuring four successive birdies to grab a share of the first round lead alongside Bryson DeChambeau.

No women's Masters in Augusta National's future, says chairman Fred Ridley

Augusta National, which did not have a woman member until seven years ago, held its first women's tournament last week on the same course that will play host to the men's major.

Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan dies in hotel during tournament

Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died of "apparent natural causes" on Sunday in his hotel room on the Chinese resort island of Hainan, the PGA tour said in a statement. He was 28.

Kevin Kisner beats Matt Kuchar in final of WGC-Match Play in Texas

Kevin Kisner shrugged off his bridesmaid's tag by beating Matt Kuchar in the final of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas on Sunday.

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Masters champions Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth seeking spark at WGC-Match Play

Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth are looking for a spark as the annual trip to Augusta approaches, the Americans will be sternly tested in the fiery cauldron of match play at the five-day tournament at Austin Country Club in Texas.

Anirban Lahiri slips as Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson set up a thriller at Valspar

After grinding out 70-71 on first two days for a creditable T-23rd, Anirban Lahiri had no birdies on the third day and ended with a 4-over 75 that saw him fall to Tied-57th. Yet a solid and low final round could fetch him a finish in 30s.

Albatross lifts Russell Knox within one shot of Valspar lead

An albatross from 275 yards helped Russell Knox vault within one stroke of first-round leaders Sepp Straka and Joel Dahmen at the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida on Thursday.

Making a mark: Out of comfort zone, Diksha Dagar enters winners circle

Diksha Dagar, who represented India at the 2018 Asian Games, gives a glimpse of her growing maturity when she says: “On tough courses, one has to accept bogeys sometimes, but it is vital to avoid big numbers at a hole.”

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