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ATLANTA | The Latest: Woods might end up with 2 trophies at East Lake

ATLANTA — The Latest on the Tour Championship (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Tiger Woods is a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history. More than five years after his last win, after four surgeries on his lower back that left him wonder if he could ever play again, … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: Woods might end up with 2 trophies at East Lake

ATLANTA | FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to winner next year

ATLANTA  — The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion. PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said Tuesday the changes were designed to make the … Continue reading ATLANTA | FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to winner next year

Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters

/December 26,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Ernie Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn’t an invitation to play in the Masters. Els had to clarify a tweet from Sunday that said: “Thank you for a Great Xmas present! @TheMasters Can’t wait!” That led several media sites … Continue reading Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters

Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sight on $10 million

LAKE FOREST, Ill./September 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — BMW Championship:  Marc Leishman put the finishing touches on his best year in golf and already was looking ahead to make it even better. With his wire-to-wire, five-shot victory in the BMW Championship — his first tournament after losing a two-shot lead on the back nine at the … Continue reading Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sight on $10 million

PGA playoff fever, and all the math that comes with it

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y./August 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — PGA: The Northern Trust might be one tournament that can change a player’s season without even having to win. Sean O’Hair fits into that category. A year ago at the FedEx Cup playoffs opener, O’Hair closed with a 66 at Bethpage Black and wound up in a tie … Continue reading PGA playoff fever, and all the math that comes with it