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Ex-Amateur champ to take over at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Fred Ridley first came to Augusta National to compete in the 1976 Masters as the U.S. Amateur champion, and he played the opening round in the traditional pairing with the defending champion, Jack Nicklaus.

He will have a new role in his next round at Augusta National - the seventh chairman in the 86-year history of the club. Read More...

McIlroy able to play, determined to win

Ten days ago, Rory McIlroy wasn't sure if he was going to play the rest of the year.

A week off made him feel good enough that a nagging rib injury can be managed well enough for him to compete in the FedEx Cup playoffs. And with just over a month before he shuts it down for the year, McIlroy wants to do more than just play. Read More...

Thomas, Spieth lead player of year race

NEW YORK (AP) The FedEx Cup isn't the only trophy at stake over the next five weeks.

One trophy is known for its $10 million prize, with $9 million in cash. The other is about respect and honor from the other players. Read More...

Price wants Bae to attend Presidents Cup

NEW YORK (AP) Now that Sang-moon Bae has completed his military service in South Korea, he is ready to get back to work. Bae already is practicing and plans to compete Sept. 14-17 in the Shinhan Donghae Open, a tournament co-sanctioned by the Korean PGA Tour and the Asian Tour.

After that, International captain Nick Price would love to see him make a detour to the Presidents Cup. Read More...

US dominates to defend Solheim Cup

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Lexi Thompson set the tone by rallying from four holes down. The rest of the Americans took it from there and restored their dominance in the Solheim Cup

"I was just, like, `I just have to go all in and go for it all,'" Thompson said. Read More...

Stenson record 22-under for Wyndham win

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record - and his first victory of the year.

Stenson closed with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. Read More...