Golf

ESPN News Services Feb 27, 2024, 12:33 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Jon Rahm told ESPN that while Rory McIlroy has been supportive of his decision to join LIV Golf, Tiger Woods has yet to respond to his attempts to explain his jump from the PGA Tour to the rival circuit. Rahm, 29. currently ranked
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Open Extended Reactions The 2024 edition of The Match introduces a new format: PGA vs. LPGA. Rory McIlroy and Max Homa will represent the former, while Lexi Thompson and Rose Zhang represent the latter. The made-for-TV charity golf event is in its ninth edition, with Thompson and Zhang being the first women to participate in
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterFeb 26, 2024, 12:45 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions Anthony Kim, who last played in a professional golf tournament nearly a dozen years ago, will apparently return to competition at this week’s LIV
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ESPN News Services Feb 25, 2024, 06:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions VALLARTA, Mexico — PGA Tour rookie Jake Knapp lost a four-shot lead in seven holes and then held it together with a remarkable short game Sunday, closing with an even-par 71 to win the Mexico Open at Vidanta and earn a trip to
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ESPN News Services Feb 25, 2024, 12:43 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Anthony Kim hasn’t played professionally in 12 years, but he is poised to return next week at LIV Golf Jeddah, according to multiple reports. Kim, 38, a three-time winner in his six years on the PGA Tour, had surgery on his left Achilles
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Associated Press Feb 25, 2024, 07:38 AM ET Open Extended Reactions CHONBURI, Thailand — Local favorite Patty Tavatanakit held off a fast-finishing Albane Valenzuela to clinch the LPGA Thailand by one stroke on Sunday. The 24-year-old Bangkok native showcased her prowess with a brilliant approach shot to tap in an easy birdie on the final
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Associated Press Feb 24, 2024, 06:57 PM ET Open Extended Reactions VALLARTA, Mexico — PGA Tour rookie Jake Knapp ran off 11 birdies Saturday and seized control of the Mexico Open at Vidanta with an 8-under 63, giving him a four-shot lead going into the final round with a spot in the Masters on the
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Associated Press Feb 24, 2024, 12:46 PM ET Open Extended Reactions RABAT, Morocco — Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina ran off four straight birdies on the back nine Saturday and closed with a 3-under 70 for a 1-shot victory in the Trophy Hassan II, giving him membership on the PGA Tour Champions for the first time.
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Associated Press Feb 24, 2024, 06:14 AM ET Open Extended Reactions CHONBURI, Thailand — Local favorite Patty Tavatanakit shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Thailand tournament. Tavatanakit had a three-round total of 16-under 200 on the Siam Country Club Old Course at Chonburi
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Associated Press Feb 23, 2024, 03:34 AM ET Open Extended Reactions CHONBURI, Thailand — Former Women’s PGA Championship winner Sei Young Kim moved from second place into a three-way tie for the lead after two rounds of the LPGA Thailand tournament on Friday. Kim, who won the 2020 Women’s PGA title by five strokes at
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Feb 22, 2024, 01:14 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Charlie Woods’ hopes of competing in the PGA Tour’s Cognizant Classic next week ended as the 15-year-old son of golfing great Tiger Woods failed to advance from a pre-qualifying event in Hobe Sound, Florida, on Thursday. Woods went out with the early starters and carded a
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Associated Press Feb 22, 2024, 06:11 AM ET Open Extended Reactions CHONBURI, Thailand — Peiyun Chien shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour event in Thailand, the first of three tournaments on the LPGA’s Asian swing. The 33-year-old Taiwanese player had an eagle,
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Associated Press Feb 21, 2024, 08:53 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Joaquin Niemann competed outside LIV Golf in his offseason and got something money can’t buy. He was among three players given a special invitation Wednesday to play in the Masters. Augusta National also invited 21-year-old Ryo Hisatsune, the first Japanese player to be European
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