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Hennie Otto stays in front at Italian Open

Hennie Otto shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire.

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Pernice, Bryant share Champions Tour lead

Tom Pernice Jr. and Bart Bryant shot 8-under 62 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic.

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Saunders leads Web.com Tour Finals opener

Sam Saunders shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

Otto takes lead with 62 at Italian Open

Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday.

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I.K. Kim leads LPGA's Portland Classic

I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic.

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Molinari, Wiesberger share lead at Italian Open

Home favorite Francesco Molinari and Austria's Bernd Wiesberger both shot 66 to share the first round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday.

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Dunlap cards 63 to take Boeing Classic lead

Scott Dunlap leads the Boeing Classic after his second-round 9-under 63 Saturday.

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Perry takes one-shot lead at 3M Championship

Kenny Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.

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David Horsey wins Russian Open in playoff

David Horsey of England defeated Ireland's Damien McGrane in a playoff on Sunday to win the Russian Open, his first European Tour title in three years.

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Horsey, Whiteford share lead at Russian Open

England's David Horsey and Scotland's Peter Whiteford share the lead, four shots clear of their nearest rivals, heading into the final round of the Russian Open.

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Langer takes 8-shot lead at Senior British Open

Bernhard Langer stretched his lead to eight strokes Saturday in the Senior British Open, shooting a 3-under 68 at Royal Porthcawl to reach 14-under 199.

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Langer takes seven-shot lead at British Senior

Bernhard Langer has a seven-stroke cushion to take into the third round of the Senior British Open after shooting a 5-under 66 Friday to add to his opening 65.

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Horsey in halfway lead at Russian Open

David Horsey shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Russian Open.

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Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the British Senior Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.

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Gonzalez's 62 earns 3-shot lead in Utah

Andres Gonzales shot a 9-under 62 in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Utah Championship for a three-shot lead over Utah's Tony Finau, Skip Kendall, Steve Wheatcroft and Paul Peterson.

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Stadler leads French Open after second round

Kevin Stadler increased his lead at the French Open to three strokes by shooting a 3-under 68 in the second round on Friday.

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2014 British Open: The complete field

Here's a look at the 143 players who have qualified for the 143rd British Open golf championship, to be played July 17-20 at Royal Liverpool.

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Zanotti wins BMW International Open in playoff

Fabrizio Zanotti won a four-way playoff to take the BMW International Open title Sunday and become the first player from Paraguay to win on the European Tour.

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Wie leads rain-delayed NW Arkansas Championship

Michelle Wie shot her second straight 5-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead in the suspended second round of the NW Arkansas Championship.

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Wie 1 back of Sharp at NW Arkansas Championship

U.S. Open champion Michelle Wie continued her resurgence on the LPGA Tour on Friday, shooting a 5-under 66 to finish a stroke behind leader Alena Sharp after the first round of the NW Arkansas Championship.

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Ilonen holds off Molinari to win Irish Open

Mikko Ilonen shot a final round 70 on Sunday to win the Irish Open by 1 stroke after leading from start to finish.

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Ilonen leads Irish Open by 2 shots

Mikko Ilonen opened up a two-stroke lead at the Irish Open at the end of the second round as Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut missing by one shot.

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Ilonen shoots record 64 to take lead at Irish Open

Finland's Mikko Ilonen shot a 7-under 64 to set a new course record on Thursday as crowd favorite Rory McIlroy struggled on the opening day of the Irish Open.

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Alker wins Web.com Tour-record 11-hole playoff

New Zealand's Steven Alker won the Cleveland Open on Sunday in the longest playoff in Web.com Tour history, beating South Africa's Dawie van der Walt with a birdie on the 11th extra hole.

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Inbee Park wins Manulife Financial LPGA Classic

Inbee Park won the Manulife Financial Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in more than 11 months, matching the course record with a 10-under 61 for a three-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr.

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2014 U.S. Open at a glance

Facts and figures for the 114th U.S. Open Championship at Pinehurst No. 2, June 12-15.

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Feng takes lead at Manulife Financial Classic

Shanshan Feng took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the LPGA Tour's Manulife Financial Classic, shooting a 4-under 67 in calm conditions at Grey Silo.

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Park, Feng share lead at Manulife Financial Classic

Defending champion Hee Young Park and Shanshan Feng topped the second-round leaderboard Friday in the LPGA's Manulife Financial Classic, a stroke ahead of Michelle Wie.

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Lundberg cards 68 for 1-shot lead at Lyoness Open

Mikael Lundberg exploited perfect playing conditions for early starters in the second round of the Lyoness Open on Friday in a bid for his first European Tour title in six years.

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Wie, Park share Manulife Financial Classic lead

Michelle Wie and defending champion Hee Young Park shared the first-round lead at 6-under 65 on Thursday in the Manulife Financial Classic at windswept Grey Silo.

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Work on Olympic golf course might stop

Rio 2016 Olympics organizers confirmed work on the golf course might be stopped unless the developer shows it is following environmental regulations and other requirements under Brazilian law.

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Stenson surges to lead at Nordea Masters

Second-ranked Henrik Stenson shot an 8-under 64 to share the third-round lead with England's Eddie Pepperell at the Nordea Masters on Saturday.

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Lewis leads ShopRite, eyes World No. 1 ranking

Stacy Lewis moved into position to take the top spot in the world, shooting a bogey-free, 8-under 63 on Saturday to match the 36-hole record in the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

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Quiros, Dubuisson, Pepperell lead Nordea Masters

Spain's Alvaro Quiros shot a 5-under 67 Friday to move to the top of the Nordea Masters leaderboard along with Frenchman Victor Dubuisson and Eddie Pepperell of England.

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Jennifer Johnson leads ShopRite LPGA Classic

Jennifer Johnson matched the course record with a 9-under 62 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

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Dantorp, Pepperell share lead at Nordea Masters

Sweden's Jens Dantorp and Eddie Pepperell of England both opened with 6-under-par 66s to share the lead after the first day of the Nordea Masters on Thursday.

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Matthew leads Hull by one at Airbus LPGA Classic

Catriona Matthew remained atop the Airbus LPGA Classic leaderboard Friday, birdieing four of the last seven holes to take a one-stroke advantage over Charley Hull into the weekend.

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Watson shares Senior PGA lead with Langer, four others

Tom Watson shot a 3-under 68 on Friday for a share of the lead in the Senior PGA Championship with fellow Hall of Famers Bernhard Langer and Colin Montgomerie and three other players.

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Catriona Matthew leads Airbus LPGA Classic

Catriona Matthew took the first-round lead Thursday in the Airbus LPGA Classic, holing a bunker shot for an eagle and finishing with an 8-under 64.

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Perry wins Regions Tradition; Couples DQ'd

Kenny Perry closed with an even-par 72 at Shoal Creek to win his third Champions Tour major in the past year by a shot over Mark Calcavecchia on Sunday in the Regions Tradition as Fred Couples is DQ'd.

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Kenny Perry takes 1-shot lead at Regions Tradition

Kenny Perry shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday at Shoal Creek to take a one-stroke lead over John Inman after the third round of the Regions Tradition.

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Lizette Salas leads LPGA's Kingsmill Championship

Lizette Salas moved into position for her first LPGA Tour victory, playing 25 holes Saturday in 6 under to take a three-stroke lead in the Kingsmill Championship.

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Hee Young Park leads Kingsmill Championship

Hee Young Park topped the leaderboard at 8 under Friday in the suspended second round of the Kingsmill Championship.

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Jay Haas, 3 others share lead at Regions Tradition

Jay Haas, Mark Calcavecchia, Olin Browne and Chien Soon Lu shared the first-round lead at 3-under 69 on Thursday in the Regions Tradition, the first of the 50-and-over tour's five majors. Nine others were within two strokes of the lead.

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Doctor cleared in wrongful-death case of Blasberg

Jurors who heard five days of civil trial testimony deliberated less than an hour before finding Dr. Thomas Hess had no liability in the death of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg.

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Jury hears pro golfer Blasberg's suicide note

Erica Blasberg's suicide note provided a dramatic opening to a civil wrongful death, medical malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty trial against her physician and friend Dr. Thomas Hess.

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Lewis grabs share of North Texas LPGA lead

Stacy Lewis shot a 2-under 69 to grab a share of the lead with South Korea's Meena Lee after three rounds at the North Texas LPGA Shootout.

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Hansen, Pittayarat share lead at Laguna National

Anders Hansen holed three straight birdies to close his round of 5-under 67 and move into a share of the lead with Thailand's Panuphol Pittayarat at The Championship at Laguna National.

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Lee, Masson share North Texas LPGA Shootout lead

Meena Lee shot a season-best 64 that included a nine-hole stretch without a par and Caroline Masson had her second straight 67 on Friday to share the lead in the North Texas LPGA Shootout.

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Ko, 17, wins Swinging Skirts behind final-hole birdie

Lydia Ko outdueled former World No. 1 Stacy Lewis to win the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, using a birdie on the 72nd hole from 5 feet to win by a single stroke.

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