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8:16 PM ET The 2021 Australian Open and the 2022 Women’s Australian Open have been cancelled as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play havoc with international travel plans. Golf Australia announced the tough decision on Thursday, saying it would begin planning for a return of the two Opens in the 2022-23 summer of golf. It’s
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7:06 PM ET Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Phil Mickelson won for the third time in four career starts on the PGA Tour Champions, closing with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a 2-shot victory in the Constellation Furyk & Friends. The 51-year-old Mickelson won for the first time since his out-of-nowhere triumph at the
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4:54 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament, and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press BURLINGTON, N.C. — JR Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious. Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport. But he had never been in the situation like he was Monday:
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5:00 PM ET The PGA Tour is set to give a $50,000 bonus to any player who competes in a minimum number of tournaments that is already considered a condition of membership — 15 events. The tour recently sent a memo to players outlining the new perk, which requires 15 tournaments that are considered official
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8:50 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Sungjae Im turned a shootout into a one-man show Sunday in Las Vegas, running the tables with seven birdies in eight holes around the turn for a 9-under 62 and a 4-shot victory in the Shriners Children’s Open. Im was among four players who had at least
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Defeatists think it is a town built on broken dreams, false promises and unfounded hope. Optimists see it as a city of second chances where the unbelievable is routine. Realists understand these views are not mutually exclusive and, often, are one in the same. So while the sport may be lamenting a missed chance at
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4:01 PM ET Associated Press WEST CALDWELL, N.J. — Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s, matching a 16-year-old record held by Annika Sorenstam. Even in a steady rain at Mountain Ridge, the 26-year-old South Korean star made it look
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9:15 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Adam Schenk and Matthew Wolff both took a while to get started Saturday in the Shriners Children’s Open. It’s how they finished that put them into the final group with a chance to win. Both figured that’s how it will unfold Sunday at the suddenly windy TPC
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10:14 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Sam Burns won the Sanderson Farms Championship last week and is trying to put it behind him. He’s playing as though it never ended. Burns made a pair of 6-foot par putts on the only two greens he missed in regulation and ran off eight birdies in
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3:11 PM ET The big crowds following Jon Rahm in his return to Spain are starting to bother the world’s top-ranked golfer. Rahm couldn’t hide his frustration with some of the fans after a lackluster second round at the Spanish Open on Friday, when he carded a 4-under 67 to stay one shot behind leader
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J.R. Smith will get a chance to shoot his shot. Smith, who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association before joining North Carolina A&T’s golf team this summer as a walk-on, will play in his first collegiate match next week the school announced. The tournament is Elon’s Phoenix Invitational, hosted by Alamance C.C. in
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