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Kevin Kisner shines light atop leaderboard of 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions
PGA Tour golfer Kevin Kisner leads 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions through Round 3 with Dustin Johnson, Russell Knox and Haotong Li close behind.
Jordan Spieth surges into contention in China with third-round 63
PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth shoots 63 at 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions to get in contention in China.
Paul Casey keeps eye on possible European Tour membership reform
PGA Tour golfer Paul Casey considers return to European Tour membership despite desire to spend time with wife Pollyanna and child if membership requirements are changed.
Russell Knox works through visa issues, with wife's help, to get to HSBC Champions
PGA Tour golfer Russell Knox worked through visa issues with wife and caddie to make it to WGC-HSBC Champions after J.B. Holmes withdrew.
Kevin Kisner takes quickly to HSBC Champions course, opening two-shot lead
PGA Tour golfer Kevin Kisner leads through Round 2 of the WGC-HSBC Champions in China with Russell Knox, Patrick Reed and Branden Grace close behind.
After bad ruling, PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott benefits from make-good at WGC-HSBC Champions
PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott was involved in a rules violation Thursday at the WGC-HSBC Champions that took more than 30 minutes post-round to resolve.
Branden Grace carries Presidents Cup mojo into first-round lead at WGC-HSBC Champions
South Africa’s Branden Grace took advantage of soft conditions and solid ballstriking, shooting a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after Thursday’s first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions.
Stomach ailment forces Rory McIlroy to adjust at WGC-HSBC Champions
PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy is battling a stomach ailment as he prepares for the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
European Tour considers amending membership rules to keep top golfers home
The European Tour considers amending membership requirements of tournaments played, lowering from 13 to perhaps 11, to keep top golfers such as Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell members of the European Tour.
European Tour to shuffle Final Series lineup for 2016, sources say
The European Tour will shuffle the Final Series lineup in the Race to Dubai for 2016 with the WGC-HSBC Champions and BMW Masters dropping out, according to sources.
Jaco Van Zyl, Kiradech Aphibarnrat push Victor Dubuisson to final hole in Turkish Airlines Open
Jaco Van Zyl and Kiradech Aphibarnrat push Victor Dubuisson to the final hole at the European Tour's Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Turkey.
Victor Dubuisson reclaims lost form, wins Turkish Airlines Open again
Victor Dubuisson pulls a Turkish double as he reclaims winning form with his second career European Tour victory at the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Turkey.
Victor Dubuisson, Jaco Van Zyl seek redemption with win at Turkish Airlines Open
Victor Dubuisson and Jaco Van Zyl co-lead the European Tour's 2015 Turkish Airlines Open.
Rory McIlroy looks to get back to winning ways at Turkish Airlines Open
Rory McIlroy makes a run at the European Tour's 2015 Turkish Airlines Open with Victor Dubuisson and Jaco Van Zyl in the lead.
Graeme McDowell seeks spark for slumping game at 2015 Turkish Airlines Open
Graeme McDowell seeks return to form at 2015 Turkish Airlines Open after slump for most of the year.
Jaco Van Zyl leads Turkish Airlines Open with Rory McIlroy, Victor Dubuisson in chase
South African golfer Jaco Van Zyl leads through Round 2 of the European Tour's 2015 Turkish Airlines Open with Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood in chase.
European Tour golfer Jaco Van Zyl leads Turkish Airlines Open while Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood show old form
While Jaco Van Zyl leads the European Tour's Turkish Airlines Open after a first-round 61, much of the focus was on Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood, who both showed some old form on Thursday.
Rory McIlroy seeks consistency at Turkish Airlines Open in quest for first victory since May
Rory McIlroy returns to professional golf this week with one goal in mind: win for the first time since May when he tees it up in Thursday’s first round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
European Tour, Turkish Airlines Open extend deal through 2018
The European Tour will continue to compete in Turkey after the tour announced a new three-year agreement that will extend the Turkish Airlines Open through 2018.
Ian Poulter faced with unfamiliar challenge of cracking OWGR top 50
European and PGA Tour golfer Ian Poulter faced with challenge of rising to top 50 of Official World Golf Ranking in order to keep dual memberships as European Tour faces challenge of keeping stars.
Cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle returns to PGA Tour with fitness and renewed focus
Australian Jarrod Lyle, a cancer survivor, hardly can wait until he tees it up Thursday at the Frys.com Open at Silverado Country Club in Napa, Calif., playing on a sponsor exemption.
Unlikely U.S. hero Chris Kirk shines with pivotal 18th-hole birdie for key point at Presidents Cup
After going 0-2 through the first three days of the 2015 Presidents Cup, Chris Kirk birdied the 18th hole Sunday to win his singles match and earn a crucial point for the U.S.
Despite another International loss, reformed Presidents Cup generates drama
Though the Americans won the 2015 Presidents Cup to stretch their series lead to 9-1-1, the end result of format changes may have been one of the best Presidents Cups in the biennial series.
U.S. wins dramatic Presidents Cup, 15.5-14.5
The United States captures a captivating 2015 Presidents Cup 15.5-14.5 at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea.
Internationals face uphill battle with shaky Sunday singles lineup
The Internationals face an uphill battle to win the 2015 Presidents Cup over the U.S. with shaky singles lineup on Sunday at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea.
U.S. clings to one-point Presidents Cup lead heading into Sunday singles
The U.S. clings to one-point Presidents Cup lead heading into Sunday singles as the Americans are up 9.5-8.5 on the Internationals at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea.
Presidents Cup to return to Australia in 2019; Royal Melbourne likely site
The Presidents Cup will return in 2019 to Australia and likely Royal Melbourne Golf Club, host of the 1998 and 2011 Presidents Cups.
Jordan Spieth's clutch putting keeps Americans in lead at Presidents Cup
American Jordan Spieth's clutch putting keeps the U.S. in the lead by a point at the Presidents Cup at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea.
Miceli: Plenty of shared blame in Phil Mickelson one-ball-condition fiasco
Alex Miceli says there are plenty of parties to blame in the Phil Mickelson one-ball-condition fiasco at the Presidents Cup at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea.
Presidents Cup momentum lies with Internationals entering crucial Day 3
The 2015 Presidents Cup Day Two saw the International Team come within a point of the defending champion Americans in South Korea, with a crucial Saturday foursomes and four-ball session still to come.
Wild 2015 Presidents Cup match ends in halve with Phil Mickelson, Jason Day in mix
PGA Tour golfers Jason Day and Adam Scott halved a 2015 Presidents Cup math with Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson in a wild match that included a rules infraction and a bunker hole out.
Phil Mickelson ball gaffe loses U.S. team same hole twice at 2015 Presidents Cup
Phil Mickelson ball gaffe allows his team (Mickelson/Zach Johnson) to lose the same hole twice against Adam Scott/Jason Day at the Presidents Cup in Incheon, South Korea.
Americans dominate foursomes, roll to 4-1 lead in Presidents Cup
The U.S. opened up a 4-1 lead after the opening foursomes session of the 2015 Presidents Cup Thursday at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea.
Long hitters Bubba Watson, J.B. Holmes use short games to win opening Presidents Cup match
American long hitters Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes used their short games to defeat Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama in Thursday's opening foursomes match at the Presidents Cup.
PGA Tour not worried about budget cuts affecting experience for 2016 Olympics in Rio
The PGA Tour is not concerned about budget cuts affecting golf's return to the Olympics next year in Rio de Janeiro.
Former Asia-Pacific Amateur champ Antonio Murdaca turns pro, signs with ISM
Former Asia-Pacific Amateur champion Antonio Murdaca turned professional and will play in his first event as a professional next week at the PGA Tour of Australasia’s Fiji International.
2015 Presidents Cup pairings, match tee times: Thursday foursomes
2015 Presidents Cup pairings and match tee times for Thursday foursomes in South Korea with Jordan Spieth teaming up with Dustin Johnson.
Presidents Cup captains to face tough choices with new format
The 2015 Presidents Cup USA captain Jay Haas and International captain Nick Price will face tough lineup decisions with format changes for match in South Korea.
PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott hires David Clarke as caddie in season of change
PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott hires David Clarke as caddie ahead of 2015 Presidents Cup in season of change that includes new putter.
Arkansas men's golfers Nicolas Echavarria, Taylor Moore return to team after voyeurism case
Arkansas college golfers Nicolas Echavarria and Taylor Moore, are back in good standing with the Razorbacks after having been suspended from the team last spring in the wake of felony arrests for video voyeurism.
Sam Horsfield cites visa concerns as reason for 2015 Walker Cup absence
Men's college golfer Sam Horsfield cites visa concerns between England and the United States as reason for withdrawing from the GB&I team before the 2015 Walker Cup.
Florida State fights back for 2015 Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational title, Maverick McNealy secures win
Florida State Seminoles men's golf overtook Stanford and won the Olympia Fields Country Club/Illini Invitational by three strokes Sunday at Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club, as Maverick McNealy won the individual title.
Jason Day hits cruise control at 2015 BMW Championship and expands lead to six strokes
Australian Jason Day hits cruise control at the 2015 BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Illinois and expands his lead at the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs event to six strokes.
Louis Oosthuizen dejected after South Africa's stunning 2015 Rugby World Cup loss to Japan
Louis Oosthuizen was dejected following a third-round 68 at the PGA Tour's BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill. due to South Africa's Springboks stunning 2015 Rugby World Cup loss to Japan's Cherry Blossoms.
Henrik Stenson fights through near withdrawal; Rory McIlroy unsatisfied with low round
Henrik Stenson fights through near withdrawal due to wrist injury, and Rory McIlroy is unsatisfied with his 6-under 65 at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill.
Tiger Woods undergoes another back surgery and will miss the rest of 2015
Tiger Woods has second microdiscectomy back surgery and will miss the rest of 2015, including the Frys.com Open.
Following tough slump, PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger finding his way again
Following a tough slump after a Honda Classic playoff loss, PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger is finding his way again in the FedEx Cup playoffs at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Ill.
American Jim Furyk withdraws from PGA Tour's BMW Championship with wrist injury
Jim Furyk withdraws from the PGA Tour's BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest, Illinois because of a wrist injury.
PGA Tour golfer Hunter Mahan seeks to extend playoff streak and maybe even win it all, finally
PGA Tour golfer Hunter Mahan, who has qualified for every FedEx Cup Playoffs event in nine years, is looking to keep that streak alive at the BMW Championship.
Paul Dunne, Gavin Moynihan turn pro after Walker Cup win
Paul Dunne, Gavin Moynihan, Ashley Chesters, Jimmy Mullen and Gary Hurley all turn pro after Great Britain & Ireland's Walker Cup win at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.