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Jason Day takes over as world’s top ranked golfer

Jason Day has replaced Jordan Spieth as world number one in the latest golf rankings released on Monday. The Australian, who won his first major title at the PGA Championship in August, takes the top spot for the second time in his career. He previously moved ahead of Spieth on
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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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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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Spieth crowned PGA Player of the Year

Jordan Spieth capped his trophy-laden season with more silverware on Monday, winning the PGA of America Player of the Year award as well as the prestigious Vardon Trophy. Spieth, 22, became the second youngest player to win the awards in the same year after Tiger Woods achieved
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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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USA wins Solheim Cup

Call it karma. Call it righting a wrong. Use whatever cosmic terms you want, but the U.S. Solheim Cup team completed the biggest comeback in the history of the biennial matches, rallying from a 10-6 deficit to defeat the European team for a 14.5-13.5 victory at Golf Club St.
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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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Mickelson expects Woods to be good at Masters

Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson isn’t surprised that Tiger Woods will tee it up at the Masters next week — and he thinks the four-time winner will be ready. “That’s a tough tournament to miss,” Mickelson said of the first major
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