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Lexi Thompson wins LPGA in South Korea

Lexi Thompson broke out of a crowded pack Sunday to win the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship for her second victory of the year and sixth overall. The 20-year-old American closed with a 3-under 69 to beat Taiwan’s Yani Tseng and South Korea’s Sung Hyun Park by a stroke
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Jessica Korda wins LPGA Malaysia for 4th title

Jessica Korda won the LPGA Malaysia on Sunday for her fourth tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 in sweltering conditions at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club for a four-stroke victory. After winning twice last season, the 22-year-old American entered the week with only one
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Presidents Cup

The best Presidents Cup in 10 years revealed exactly what the Americans need to do if they want to win the Ryder Cup.  Lobby for an increase in points. The International team long believed that playing more matches gave the Americans an advantage because of their depth, and the
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Day wins BMW Championship on cruise control, moves to No. 1

Jason Day has plenty of rivals at the moment, but very few peers. Day’s runaway victory Sunday in the BMW Championship vaulted him to No. 1 in the world ranking, backing up a boast the then little-known Australian made during a conference call with reporters in 2007 –
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Ricky Fowler wins Scottish Open

Rickie Fowler paid tribute to his good friend Phil Mickelson after capturing the Scottish Open title at Gullane on Sunday to lift his morale before this week’s British Open at St Andrews. Fowler, 26, birdied three of his closing four holes in a final round of 68 to win by a
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Anna Nordqvist wins ShopRite LPGA Classic

Anna Nordqvist gave her visiting mother the perfect gift Sunday, which also happened to be Mother’s Day in Sweden The 27-year-old Nordqvist birdied the 16th and 17th holes to break out of the pack and win the ShopRite LPGA Classic by a stroke. She closed with a 2-under 69
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Jordan Spieth is golf’s newest Masters Champion

With a birdie on the par-5 15th, Spieth, who had already broken the 36-hole and 54-hole tournament records, became the first player to get to 19 under in the history of the Masters — first played in 1934. Earlier, at the 10th hole, Spieth recorded his 26th birdie to break a
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Kim wins Bahamas LPGA title as Ko keeps top spot

Paradise Island (Bahamas) (AFP) – South Korean rookie Kim Sei-Young won a playoff Sunday to capture the Bahamas LPGA Classic while teen Lydia Ko kept the world’s top ranking, foiling a number-one bid by Park In-Bee. Kim sank a five-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to
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An ace like no other for Francesco Molinari

  Francesco Molinari of Italy had to return Saturday morning to finish his second round at the Phoenix Open, and he couldn’t believe the number of people who filed into the grandstands at the par-3 16th hole just as the sun was rising over the TPC Scottsdale. A few
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Lydia Ko falls short of win in LPGA opener, but takes No. 1 in the world

  Lydia Ko didn’t win the inaugural Coates Golf Championship on Saturday, but she still made a golf first. Ko finished joint runner-up to Na Yeon Choi in the LPGA opener in Ocala, Fla., but the finish was good enough to assure Ko the top spot in the new Rolex Rankings.
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