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Dustin Johnson has one-shot lead at halfway point of Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson is playing better than anyone in the world, and Kevin Chappell can't wait to watch him at the Tour Championship.  Even if that means having to beat him.  Johnson powered his way down the fairways and occasionally out of the brutal rough at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta on Friday...

  • Paul Casey eagles No. 18 to take lead at Deutsche Bank Championship

    Paul Casey eagles No. 18 to take lead at Deutsche Bank Championship

    Paul Casey made a birdie and eagle over the last three holes Sunday for a five-under 66 and a three-shot lead going into the Labor Day finish at the Deutsche Bank Championship.  Casey hit his tee shot to 5 feet for birdie on the par-three 16th, and then drilled a three-iron into the swirling wind...

  • Kevin Chappell takes the lead at Deutsche Bank Championship

    Kevin Chappell takes the lead at Deutsche Bank Championship

    Kevin Chappell did just about everything right Saturday, even when making his lone bogey, and shot seven-under-par 64 for a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship and another chance at his first PGA Tour victory.  Chappell pitched in for eagle on No. 7 and made a 35-foot birdie putt on...

  • Ryan Moore takes Deutsche Bank lead with a first-round 65

    Ryan Moore takes Deutsche Bank lead with a first-round 65

    Ryan Moore changed his schedule to pile up tournaments at the end of the year with hopes of getting into a rhythm going into the FedEx Cup playoffs. He has no complaints with the results.  Moore backed up a good start to the playoffs with a six-under 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead with...

  • Wilson swinging for a slice of Nike's golf equipment business

    Wilson swinging for a slice of Nike's golf equipment business

    When Nike announced plans to exit the golf equipment business last month, Wilson Sporting Goods saw a chance to line up a shot to the green. "The Nexit, as we call it, is a huge opportunity for us," said Wilson Golf President Tim Clarke. "It's full steam ahead." Nike's decision to focus on golf...

  • 2 cups at stake for the rest of September

    The Ryder Cup is a month away and Phil Mickelson already has identified a big problem with the American team. In the Boston area for the Deutsche Bank Championship, the eight automatic qualifiers had their first team session Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium. They were given a tour of the New...

  • Patrick Reed wins the Barclays, but Rickie Fowler plays way off Ryder Cup team

    Patrick Reed wins the Barclays, but Rickie Fowler plays way off Ryder Cup team

    Patrick Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight U.S. Ryder Cup team.  Rickie Fowler, with a surprising meltdown, walked away empty from Bethpage Black...

  • His Cup runneth over: Love has many choices for Ryder squad

    Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has four weeks to find four players to fill out his U.S. team, and there won't be a lack of information. And to hear him Monday morning, there won't be a lack of players. "Anybody in the top 100 has to be our radar because a guy could get hot the next two weeks...

  • Rickie Fowler, bogey-free again, takes one-shot lead at the Barclays

    Rickie Fowler, bogey-free again, takes one-shot lead at the Barclays

    Rickie Fowler kept bogeys off his card for the second straight day and closed with a five-foot birdie putt for a three-under-par 68, giving him a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed going into the final round of the Barclays in Farmingdale, N.Y.  Fowler has gone 45 holes without a bogey at Bethpage...

  • Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

    Five months after giving away a major championship with a late meltdown, Ariya Jutanugarn ran away with the Canadian Pacific Women's Open at chilly Priddis Greens for her fifth victory in 10 events. Jutanugarn made a 12-birdie putt on the final hole for a 6-under 66 and a four-stroke victory over...

  • Patrick Reed has a two-shot lead at the Barclays

    Patrick Reed has a two-shot lead at the Barclays

    Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at the Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.  Even with a careless finish Friday at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., Reed rode a fast start to a three-under-par 68 and a two-shot lead over Emiliano Grillo and Rickie...

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