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MIAMI — The future of Miami’s lone city-owned golf course became more muddied on Tuesday when local voters approved a referendum that will allow city officials to forego the usual bidding process for public land. By a 60-40 margin, residents have provided a way for famed soccer star David Beckham and his wealthy real estate
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We’re officially cooking with oil with our betting advice column. One of the best golf handicappers in the industry, Pat Mayo, is a contributor to GolfDigest.com betting and daily-fantasy sports advice, and he gave us last week’s winner, Bryson DeChambeau, when many in the industry were saying to fade him. That’s our second winner of
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11:14 AM ET KweséESPN Staff Rory McIlroy will tee off alongside defending champion Branden Grace in the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player at Sun City on Thursday. Grace and former world No. 1 McIlroy, who has not contested Africa’s Major’ since 2009, when he withdraw from the tournament with
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3:57 AM ET Associated Press HAINAN ISLAND, China — Two golfers from Thailand were at the top of the leaderboard after Wednesday’s first round of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament. Thidapa Suwannapura shot a 4-under 68 to lead the tournament by one shot from her compatriot Ariya Jutanugarn and Alena Sharp of Canada. Six other
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2:06 PM ET Former NCAA champion Doris Chen was disqualified from the LPGA’s qualifying tournament over the weekend when she played a ball her mother moved back into play after the tee shot went out of bounds. Golf Channel and Golfweek both reported that a homeowner along the course in Pinehurst, North Carolina, had witnessed
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7:55 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Bryson DeChambeau holed an eagle putt from just inside 60 feet on the 16th hole that carried him to a 5-under 66 and a one-shot victory over Patrick Cantlay in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday. DeChambeau won for the fourth time in his past
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Beyond who claimed medalist honors (South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee) and how many amateurs successfully earned their tour cards (eight), a different sort of drama played out on Saturday during LPGA Q-Series at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. Doris Chen, the 2014 NCAA individual champion at USC and the 2010 U.S. Girls’ Junior champion, was disqualified
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9:57 AM ET Associated Press England’s Justin Rose regained the world number one spot after successfully defending his Turkish Airlines Open title, overcoming China’s Li Haotong in a playoff on Sunday. Rose carded five birdies in a typically consistent display to take a one-shot advantage after 16 holes in the final round at the Antalya
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1:55 AM ET Associated Press SHIGA, Japan — Local favorite Nasa Hataoka shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win the Japan Classic for her second LPGA title of the season. Hataoka, 19, offset a pair of bogeys with seven birdies at the Seta Golf Club to finish at 14-under 202, two strokes ahead of
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8:29 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Bryson DeChambeau birdied four of the last six holes Saturday for a share of the lead with Peter Uihlein in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open. DeChambeau shot a 6-under 66 to match Uihlein at 16-under 197 at TPC Summerlin. Uihlein, the leader after each of the
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ANTALYA, Turkey — It wasn’t the most formal session of his administrative career. Nor was it, at least initially, the most comfortable. But seated amidst a small group of journalists in the media center at the Turkish Airlines Open, European Tour chief executive director Keith Pelley opened himself up to a generally friendly interrogation. “I’m
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3:30 AM ET Associated Press SHIGA, Japan — Minjee Lee shot an 8-under 64 to take a three-shot lead after the second round of the Japan Classic on Saturday. Lee, seeking her second LPGA title this year, had eight birdies in a bogey-free round at the Seta Golf Club to improve to 13-under 131, three-strokes
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9:12 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Peter Uihlein birdied five of the last seven holes for a 5-under 66 and a two-stroke lead Friday in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open. Uihlein got to 13-under 129 at TPC Summerlin, a day after opening with a 63. Robert Streb and Whee Kim were tied
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We’re not sure what possessed the Open’s official Twitter handle to pose the following poll question on a Friday afternoon in November, but there it was. “Who would you most like to play a round with?” Even more puzzling were the three options given: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Justin Thomas. https://twitter.com/TheOpen/status/1058403376860409856 Hmm. All three
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