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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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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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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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Brandt Snedeker Wins at Pebble Beach

Coming off the worst season of his career, Brandt Snedeker‘s mission was to become relevant again. He was eligible for only one major and none of the World Golf Championships, and he hated the idea of the world’s best players competing without him. That’s what
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Lee Westwood looking for consecutive Malaysian Open wins

Lee Westwood has been atop the leaderboard after each of the last six rounds of the Malaysian Open. A year ago, Westwood went wire-to-wire in winning the co-sanctioned European Tour and Asian Tour event, taking the trophy by a seven-shot margin. This week, he returned to defend
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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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Bill Haas strikes again at the Humana Challenge, gets 6th Tour title

  Since 2010, there are two guys who have more PGA Tour wins than Bill Haas: Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods. Haas notched his sixth tour title on Sunday, pulling out a one-shot win at the Humana Challenge over a slew of challengers, including Matt Kuchar, at 22 under par. The
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Sullivan wins South African Open as Schwartzel slumps

Andy Sullivan won his first European Tour title with a brilliant birdie on the first playoff hole as Charl Schwartzel let slip a five-shot overnight lead in a late collapse at the South African Open on Sunday. Schwartzel (74) finished terribly, making two bogeys and a
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