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Canadian Hadwin maintains close distance to lead going into final round at Shriners Children’s Open

Saturday, October 9th, 2021

Adam Schenk let the wind do the work for a driver onto the par-4 15th green, the start of three birdies over his last four holes Saturday that led to a 5-under 66 and a one-shot lead over Matthew Wolff in the Shriners Children's Open.

Canada’s Henderson in the hunt as Founders Cup 1st round suspended by darkness

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
LPGA Tour Golf

Jin Young Ko put a tough loss behind her quickly and ran off six birdies over a seven-hole stretch on the back nine for an 8-under 63 on Thursday to build a three-shot lead in the Cognizant Founders Cup. Canada's Brooke Henderson sits tied for third.

Zalatoris sets course record to share lead as Canada’s Sloan lurks at Sanderson Farms

Friday, October 1st, 2021

Will Zalatoris felt like he couldn't miss on the green and rarely did Friday in setting the course record with an 11-under 61 to share the lead with Nick Watney and Sahith Theegala in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Canada's Roger Sloan is alone in sixth, two shots back of the leaders.

So Yeon Ryu, Ewart Shadoff share lead at ShopRite LPGA

Friday, October 1st, 2021

So Yeon Ryu finally quit thinking about her swing and thought only about scoring just in time to birdie the last three holes for a 6-under 65 and a share of the lead with Jodi Ewart Shadoff in the ShopRite LPGA on Friday.

Tiger Woods’ text message spurs American teammates at Ryder Cup

Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Tiger Woods isn't at Whistling Straits, but several U.S. players say he helped inspire them to a big Day 1 lead at the Ryder Cup by sending a group text message through captain Steve Stricker stating he was behind them in their battle to regain the title.

Max Homa rallies to win Fortinet Championship

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Max Homa holed out from the rough from 95 yards for eagle on the par-4 12th to start a back-nine comeback and added three birdies for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke victory Sunday in the season-opening Fortinet Championship.

Jin Young Ko wins rain-shortened Portland Classic

Sunday, September 19th, 2021
LPGA Tour Golf

Jin Young Ko won the rain-shortened Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday for her second victory in her last three LPGA Tour starts.

Jin Young Ko surges to Portland Classic lead as Canadians falter

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic.

Europe overcome controversial Nelly Korda ball to stake early lead at Solheim Cup

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Defending champion Europe spent the run-up to the Solheim Cup doing what it could to feed the narrative that it came to Inverness as the underdog.

Tony Finau ends 5-year drought with Northern Trust victory

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Tony Finau ended more than five years and 142 tournaments without winning with a dynamic charge on the back nine and big miss from Cameron Smith to capture the rain-delayed Northern Trust in a playoff Monday.