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American Gene Sauers soars to three-shot Senior Open lead

(Reuters) - Diminutive Gene Sauers shrugged off a fever to outplay his better-known rivals and vault to a three-stroke lead after the third round at the U.S. Senior Open in steamy Edmond, Oklahoma on Saturday.

(Reuters) - South Korean Ahn Sun-ju cost herself the third round lead when she was penalized two strokes for a rules violation at the Women's British Open on...

Journeyman Harman leads by one at John Deere Classic

(Reuters) - Brian Harman hit almost every fairway and green to shoot six-under-par 65 and lead fellow American Steve Stricker by one stroke after the third...

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Hank Haney on Tiger Woods: He 'doesn't care as much as he used to'

Hank Haney on Tiger Woods: He 'doesn't care as much as he used to'

With the British Open a little more than a week away, Hank Haney isn't giving Tiger Woods much chance to win.

Sports Digest: Ex-Navy star Billy Hurley III denied first PGA win at Greenbrier Classic

Former Navy star Billy Hurley III, who had a two-shot lead after three rounds in the Greenbrier Classic, shot a 3-over-...

Former Mid Hurley leads Cabrera by two at Greenbrier

(Reuters) - Billy Hurley III moved within sight of his first PGA Tour victory when he opened a two-stroke lead over...

Cristie Kerr blogs about the International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club

Cristie Kerr blogs about the International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club

  Cristie Kerr, a member of Team USA in the inaugural LPGA International Crown to be played at Caves Valley Golf Club July...

Justin Rose rallies to win Quicken Loans National on first playoff hole

Justin Rose rallies to win Quicken Loans National on first playoff hole

BETHESDA -- As David Feherty walked up the fourth fairway Sunday following third-round leader Patrick Reed to a tee shot that landed in...

In idol's tournament, Patrick Reed leads entering last round of Quicken Loans National

In idol's tournament, Patrick Reed leads entering last round of Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA — Patrick Reed makes no excuses about copying his idol, Tiger Woods. He wears a red shirt and black pants during the final...

Quicken Loans National moves on without star host Tiger Woods

Quicken Loans National moves on without star host Tiger Woods

BETHESDA — Charlie Rymer got away from the Golf Channel studios in Orlando, Fla., last week to go on location for the Quicken Loans...

Baltimore Putting Championship a family tradition for Kersch

Baltimore Putting Championship a family tradition for Kersch

Though the Baltimore Putting Championship hasn't been around for long, it has become something of a tradition for Tom Kersch and his family.

Tiger Woods misses the cut in comeback at Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods misses the cut in comeback at Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA — Before Tiger Woods committed last week to playing in the Quicken Loans National, many figured that Congressional...

Oliver Goss moves into lead after two rounds at Quicken Loans National

Oliver Goss moves into lead after two rounds at Quicken Loans National

— Oliver Goss came to Congressional Country Club earlier this week looking to play in his second PGA Tour event at...

Tiger Woods off to a slow start in first round at Congressional

Tiger Woods off to a slow start in first round at Congressional

BETHESDA — Tiger Woods had a feeling his first competitive round in more than three months after back surgery was not going to be...

Helped by 11 1-putt greens, Greg Chalmers shoots 5-under 66

Helped by 11 1-putt greens, Greg Chalmers shoots 5-under 66

Birdie runs seemed to be the biggest difference between an average score and a good score in the opening round of the Quicken Loans National...

Tiger Woods shakes off rust in practice round day before Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods shakes off rust in practice round day before Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods has long been known for wearing red and black on Sunday, his wardrobe of choice for nearly all of his 79 victories on the PGA...

Tiger Woods says he's pain-free, but preaches patience as he returns for Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods says he's pain-free, but preaches patience as he returns for Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA — Like the superstar athletes who befriended and mentored him early in his career as he watched them grow...

Michelle Wie wins U.S. Women's Open by two strokes

(Reuters) - Michelle Wie finally lived up to the burden of expectation when she won her first major title with a clutch two-stroke victory...

 Tom Lehman finishes just in time -- with 3-shot lead

Tom Lehman finishes just in time -- with 3-shot lead

Could life get any better for Tom Lehman?

Lehman leads at Encompass Championship

Lehman leads at Encompass Championship

Soft greens plus light winds in Glenview equal what Championship Tour players are describing as ideal scoring conditions. And, no surprise,...

Tiger Woods to make PGA return next weekend

Tiger Woods to make PGA return next weekend

Tiger Woods announced on social media on Friday afternoon that he will return to competition at next week's Quicken Loans National. 

Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

Lewis grabs first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday. Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round...

Tiger Woods reportedly progressing in recovery from back surgery

Tiger Woods reportedly progressing in recovery from back surgery

Let the "Tiger Woods Watch" officially begin.

 Martin Kaymer handles his nerves to win U.S. Open in 8-shot rout

Martin Kaymer handles his nerves to win U.S. Open in 8-shot rout

PINEHURST, N.C. — Martin Kaymer arrived at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday afternoon and ducked into the clubhouse with everything he...

Anticlimactic as it was, a star was born at U.S. Open: Martin Kaymer

Bill Dwyre: Anticlimactic as it was, a star was born at U.S. Open: Martin Kaymer

Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament was a long afternoon march to the obvious.