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Golf: Louis Oosthuizen wins first South African Open title

Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to one after three...

  • Investigators recover three knives linked to suspect in fatal stabbing of golf star in Iowa

    Investigators recover three knives linked to suspect in fatal stabbing of golf star in Iowa

    Police in Iowa have recovered three knives during their investigation of the brutal murder of an Iowa State University golf star. Search warrant documents show two kitchen knives were found at a home where Collin Richards allegedly showered after the Sept. 17 slaying. Officers were responding to...

  • Digest (Oct. 12): Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation to host Halloween scramble at Pine Ridge

    Digest (Oct. 12): Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation to host Halloween scramble at Pine Ridge

    Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation, also known as Baltimore's Classic Five, will host the Halloween Glow Ball Scramble on Oct. 27 at Pine Ridge Golf Course. The Halloween Glow Ball Scramble will be a four-person scramble event with a 6:30 p.m. shotgun start. One group of 40 golfers will play...

  • PGA of America agrees to 11-year deal with CBS and ESPN

    PGA of America agrees to 11-year deal with CBS and ESPN

    The PGA Championship will remain with CBS Sports and pick up a powerful partner in ESPN for weekday rounds as part of an 11-year agreement in which the networks will combine to deliver 175 hours of coverage across broadcast, cable and digital platforms. Financial terms of the deal announced Wednesday...

  • West Palm's Brooks Koepka named PGA Tour Player of the Year

    West Palm's Brooks Koepka named PGA Tour Player of the Year

    U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka, a West Palm Beach native, added to his trophy collection Tuesday when he picked up the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year. The graduate of Cardinal Newsman High School and Florida State University is the sixth player in the past...

  • Mountain Branch Golf Course owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Mountain Branch Golf Course owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    The corporate owner of the Mountain Branch Golf Course property in Joppa has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing by Jazpal LLC, which owns the 260-acre property off Route 152, made its filing Sept. 4 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Baltimore, according to court records. Jazpal’s...

  • Golf: Kevin Tway wins Safeway Open playoff for first PGA Tour title

    Golf: Kevin Tway wins Safeway Open playoff for first PGA Tour title

    Kevin Tway made a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to win the season-opening Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour title. The son of eight-time PGA Tour winner Bob Tway, the 30-year-old former Oklahoma State player beat Ryan Moore on the par-4 10th after Brandt Snedeker dropped...

  • Brooks Koepka reflects on shot that cost woman an eye: ‘One of the worst days of my life’

    Brooks Koepka reflects on shot that cost woman an eye: ‘One of the worst days of my life’

    Brooks Koepka did what any golfer will do immediately after an errant shot strikes a spectator. He headed for the gallery to check on the fan's condition and offer a golf glove and an apology. But this was no ordinary beaning. Corine Remande, 49, said that she had suffered a "fracture of the right...

  • Reports of Dustin Johnson-Brooks Koepka beef just the latest drama for Ryder Cup team

    Reports of Dustin Johnson-Brooks Koepka beef just the latest drama for Ryder Cup team

    Ready for another negative headline emerging from the U.S. Ryder Cup team in the wake of its embarrassing loss to Europe? Well, ready or not, we have one, and it's a doozy: Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka "had to be separated" at a post-tournament party Sunday. That's according to the Telegraph,...

  • U.S. rally chances hindered by lack of scoreboards at Ryder Cup

    U.S. rally chances hindered by lack of scoreboards at Ryder Cup

    The Americans needed to overcome a four-point deficit on the final day of the Ryder Cup and got off to a reasonable start, enough that U.S. captain Jim Furyk had a flicker of hope. Justin Thomas won on the 18th hole. Brooks Koepka halved his match. They were ahead comfortably in two matches, and...

  • From hat tips to golf ball exorcisms, this Ryder Cup had it all

    From hat tips to golf ball exorcisms, this Ryder Cup had it all

    From golf balls flung in anger to a most gracious tip of the cap, here are some moments that stood out from a dozen singles matches that gave Europe a 17½-10½ victory Sunday and returned the Ryder Cup to Europe: Guess you’re not using that ball again This event demands drama. So whether the misses...

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