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McGinley to meet Ryder Cup players in Wales
Four members of Europe's Ryder Cup team are playing in the Wales Open this week, giving captain Paul McGinley a chance to assess their form heading into next week's matches against the United States at Gleneagles.

Higgins wins U.S. Senior Women's Amateur
Joan Higgins won the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur on Thursday at Hollywood Golf Club, hitting every fairway in regulation in a 1-up victory over Canada's Judith Kyrinis.

Tiger laughs off Rory's comments about age
Tiger Woods took in stride the comments made by Rory McIlroy last week about him and Phil Mickelson being on the "last few holes'' of their careers.

Tallent, Norton advance to U.S. Senior Am final
Patrick Tallent and Bryan Norton each won two matches Wednesday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to advance to the final at Big Canyon.

Tiger says strength back, but not his swing
Tiger Woods says he has his strength back. The next task is to find a new swing.

Horschel, McIlroy among player of year finalists
Billy Horschel, Martin Kaymer, Rory McIlroy, Jimmy Walker and Bubba Watson have been nominated for the Jack Nicklaus Award.

Horschel's wife has baby 2 days after Cup win
FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel's wife gave birth to their first child Tuesday night, two days after his Tour Championship victory in Atlanta.

Horschel snags Tour title, FedEx Cup, $10M
Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career with the biggest payoff in golf.

Norman: 'No major damage' from chain saw
Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.

Famed Wentworth GC sold for $220 million
Wentworth Golf Club, one of Britain's most famous courses and the headquarters of the European Tour, has been sold to Chinese firm Reignwood Investments for 135 million pounds ($220 million).

Out of this world: Golfer wins trip with ace
Andy Sullivan leaped to give a high-five after making a hole-in-one on Sunday -- and will soar even higher if he claims the prize for making his ace at the KLM Open in the Netherlands.

Teen Kim beats Webb by 1 to win Evian title
South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim beat Australian veteran Karrie Webb by one shot on Sunday to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major winner at 19 years, 2 months.

Thomas wins Tour title in playoff
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.

Casey shoots final-round 66 to claim KLM
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.

McIlroy to open '15 schedule in Abu Dhabi
Rory McIlroy, who is completing his 2013-14 PGA Tour season on Sunday at the Tour Championship, is set to begin his 2015 European Tour season in the Middle East.

U.S. wins World Amateur Team on final hole
SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau birdied the final hole and Canadian playing partner Corey Conners closed with a bogey to give the United States a two-stroke victory Saturday in the World Amateur Team Championship.

Fadel tops US Senior Amateur qualifiers
Alan Fadel shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to top the 64 match-play qualifiers.

McIlroy's tee shot lands in spectator's pocket
The rules of golf stipulate that you play the ball as it lies, but Rory McIlroy wasn't going there on Friday during the second round of the Tour Championship.

Wie withdraws from Evian with hand injury
U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie withdrew from the LPGA Evian Championship after 13 holes on Thursday and left the course with her right hand in a wrap.

Gretzky shows support for Dustin Johnson
Wayne Gretzky made a public show of support for his future son-in-law, Dustin Johnson, who is currently on a leave of absence from the PGA Tour.

Harvey wins U.S. Mid-Am; earns Masters spot
Scott Harvey won the U.S. Mid-Amateur on Thursday to earn a spot in the Masters, beating Brad Nurski 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final.

Shirley dethrones Potter, wins Women's Mid-Am
Margaret Shirley won the 2014 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship on Thursday, beating defending champion Julia Potter 5 and 3 in the title match.

Crooked Stick to host BMW Championship in '16
Crooked Stick Golf Club will host the BMW Championship again in 2016.

Faldo wins award shortly after father's death
Six-time major champion Sir Nick Faldo earned the 2014 Payne Stewart Award on Tuesday but was unable to accept the award in person as his father, George, died about an hour before the trophy presentation.

Horschel holds off Watson to win BMW title
The bad swing a week ago is a distant memory. The blown lead Sunday -- that wasn't enough to derail Billy Horschel, either.

Stenson misses chance to defend FedEx title
For the seventh time in eight years of the FedEx Cup playoffs, the reigning FedEx Cup champion will not have a chance to defend his title.

Hadwin wins 2nd leg of Tour Finals
Adam Hadwin won the Chiquita Classic on Sunday to jump from fourth to second on the Tour money list after the second of four events in the Tour Finals.

Montgomerie wins 2nd Euro Senior title in row
Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title.

Mickelson drops out of BMW Championship
Phil Mickelson withdrew from the BMW Championship early Saturday morning, bringing an abrupt end to his worst PGA Tour season in more than 10 years.

Bradley, fearing violation, pulls out of BMW
Keegan Bradley withdrew from the BMW Championship on Saturday due to a potential rules infraction during the first round -- even though a rules official had absolved him of any violation.

Hoffman earns tee times at 3 majors in 2015
In his career, Morgan Hoffman played in three major championships. With a third place finish Sunday at the BMW Championship, the 25-year-old earned the right to play three more in 2015.

Short eagles final hole for Champions victory
Wes Short Jr. made an 8-foot eagle putt on the final hole to win the Quebec Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour's title.

American Lipsky wins Euro Masters in playoff
American David Lipsky won the European Masters in a playoff on Sunday, getting an unorthodox par 4 on the first extra hole to beat Graeme Storm of England.

Lee leads Aussie comeback at Amateur Team
Minjee Lee shot a 7-under 65 and Su Oh had a 66 in Australia's record comeback victory Saturday in the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.

Seven countries plan bid to host '22 Ryder Cup
Seven European countries have expressed an interest in hosting the Ryder Cup in 2022.

Rory: Europe must 'manage expectations'
Rory McIlroy says the Europeans must manage their expectations against the U.S. in the Ryder Cup.

Bradley, Mahan, Simpson on U.S. Ryder squad
Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.

Westwood to play Wales ahead of Ryder Cup
Instead of a month off before the Ryder Cup, Lee Westwood has decided to play the Wales Open.

Rio court puts Olympic golf course in turmoil
Rio de Janeiro's Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed Wednesday that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet environmental concerns.

Cup wild-cards: Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher
European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup, with Luke Donald the high-profile name to miss out.

Euros to carry five Ryder Cup vice-captains
Europe will be taking five vice captains to the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, with Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Jose Maria Olazabal added.

Fore! Malaysian golfer aces par 4 in tourney
Malaysian golfer Mohd Nazri Zain had a rare hole-in-one on a par-4 during the SapuraKencana National Qualifier tournament on Wednesday.

Arnie 'fine' after surgery, eager to play golf
Arnold Palmer is counting down the days until he can play golf again after having successful pacemaker implant surgery Aug. 18 in Pittsburgh.

Tiger ends partnership with coach Foley
Tiger Woods said on his website Monday that he has parted ways with Sean Foley, his teacher for the past four years.

Liberty National to host 2017 Presidents Cup
Liberty National will host the 2017 Presidents Cup as part of a 25-year partnership with the PGA Tour.

Mahan loses grip on crystal chalice trophy
Hunter Mahan rallied with three straight birdies on the back nine for a comfortable two-shot win Sunday at The Barclays. Maybe too comfortable.

Mahan ends drought with Barclays victory
About the only thing that went wrong for Hunter Mahan at The Barclays was when the trophy broke. All he had to show for perhaps the biggest win of his career was a large wreath of roses.