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EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Heck yeah: Teenage American golfer shines in 2nd major test

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — When 16-year-old Rachel Heck finally hits the professional golf tour, the current world No. 2, Ariya Jutanugarn, plans to give her a lot of respect. American high schooler Heck made a big impression Sunday completing the Evian Championship — her second major — in a fun grouping with the Jutanugarn sisters, two-time … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Heck yeah: Teenage American golfer shines in 2nd major test

EVIAN-LES-BAINS Switzerland | Angela Stanford wins at Evian for 1st career major title

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, Switzerland — Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a first major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot Sunday after long-time leader Amy Olson made double-bogey on the 18th. At age 40, and 15 years after she was runner-up at the U.S. Women’s Open, Stanford’s … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS Switzerland | Angela Stanford wins at Evian for 1st career major title

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Defending champion France advances to Davis Cup final

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf’s showdown even better, according to Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn. “He brings so much greatness to the game of golf,” Bjorn told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday, two weeks before the action in France. … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Defending champion France advances to Davis Cup final

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | AP Interview: Bjorn excited to see Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf’s showdown even better, according to Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn. “He brings so much greatness to the game of golf,” Bjorn told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday, two weeks before the action in France. … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | AP Interview: Bjorn excited to see Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Europe captain Bjorn excited to see Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn says Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf’s best event even better. Bjorn tells The Associated Press in an interview Saturday, two weeks before the action in France, that Woods “brings so much greatness to the game of … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Europe captain Bjorn excited to see Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Torres, Ciganda lead Evian event, top-ranked Park struggles

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Aiming to stylishly cap a rookie season that Hurricane Maria almost denied her, Maria Torres shared the first-round lead on 6 under at the final women’s golf major Thursday. Torres, the first Puerto Rican player to get an LPGA Tour card, went birdie-birdie-eagle from the 13th to 15th holes in a 65 … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Torres, Ciganda lead Evian event, top-ranked Park struggles

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Ciganda leads, top-ranked Park struggles in Evian 1st round

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Carlota Ciganda of Spain shot a 6-under 65 to lead the Evian Championship women’s major by two shots, and top-ranked Sung Hyun Park dropped four shots early in her first round on Thursday. The 21st-ranked Ciganda fired six birdies and no bogeys as the early starters enjoyed excellent conditions on the 6,523-yard … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Ciganda leads, top-ranked Park struggles in Evian 1st round