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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:51 Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:28

Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

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Site: Prattville, Alabama.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Capitol Hill, The Senator (6,607 yards, par 72).

Purse: $1.3 million. Winner's share: $195,000.



Thomas Claims First Tour Win in Playoff

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:07 Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01

Justin Thomas

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Thomas hit a wedge from 75 yards to 2 1/2 feet to set up his winning birdie on the par-4 18th. Sterne blew a late three-stroke lead, then missed a birdie putt in the playoff after leaving his approach 20 feet short.



Paul Casey Shoots Final Round 66 to Win KLM Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01 Monday, 15 September 2014 23:52


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ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — New dad Paul Casey shot a four-under 66 Sunday to win the KLM Open at 14 under, a single shot ahead of fellow Englishman Simon Dyson.

Casey's win came less than two weeks after his partner gave birth to their first son.



Woods Says Strength is Back, But Not Swing

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 23:50 Monday, 15 September 2014 19:25

Tiger Woods

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WINDEMERE, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

Woods said his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn't hit a golf ball since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, and still doesn't know when he will.



England Golf Crowned Champions of Canadian International Junior Challenge

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 22:41 Sunday, 14 September 2014 22:31

altDOURO-DUMMER, Ontario — England Golf captured the team title at the Canadian International Junior Challenge at Wildfire Golf Club. Cold, windy conditions challenged the field of international juniors in today's final round however that was not enough to slow the English boys as they cruised to a sixteen stroke victory.



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