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Dustin Johnson, Kevin Chappell tied for lead at the Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson made one mistake that suddenly put some intrigue into the final day of the PGA Tour season — the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup.  Johnson clipped a tree trying to get out of the rough on the 17th hole and made double bogey, and only a birdie on the final hole at East Lake on...

  • Roberto Castro overcomes the weather

    Roberto Castro overcomes the weather to lead BMW Championship

    Roberto Castro wants nothing more than to go home to Atlanta, and he took a soggy step in the right direction Thursday in the BMW Championship. 

  • Tiger Woods says he hopes to return next month for the Safeway Open

    Tiger Woods says he hopes to return next month for the Safeway Open

    Tiger Woods says he hopes to play next month in the PGA's Safeway Open in Napa, his first competitive golf since August 2015. The winner of 14 major tournaments, Woods has been recovering from back surgery and missed all four majors this year for the first time in his pro career. Woods made the...

  • Rory McIlroy rallies for 20th career win

    Rory McIlroy rallies for 20th career win

    Rory McIlroy went from a miserable start to a memorable finish, closing with a six-under 65 to make up a six-shot deficit and win the Deutsche Bank Championship at Norton, Mass., his 20th career title worldwide. McIlroy was four over par through three holes before rallying for his first PGA Tour...

  • 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...

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