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A week like no other at Quail Hollow held one final surprise Sunday when 22-year-old rookie Derek Ernst birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff, and then won the Wells Fargo Championship on the first extra hole against David Lynn of England.
Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney wound up tied for the lead Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship, minus the separation from the rest of the field.
Angela Stanford gets to experience a first in her 13 seasons on the LPGA Tour. She gets to stay at home and sleep in her own bed during a tournament.
At some point after he won the 1986 Masters, Jack Nicklaus lost two major championships. He's just not sure when.
Suzann Pettersen won the LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday, beating Lizette Salas with a par on the first hole of a playoff after Salas chunked her approach shot into the water.
Kevin Streelman, Charley Hoffman and rookie Steve LeBrun were tied for the RBC Heritage lead, and Brandt Snedeker was on the verge of missing the cut Friday when second-round play was suspended for the day because of rain.
England's Brian Davis took the first-round lead in the RBC Heritage, while Jason Day and Marc Leishman kept the Australian flag flying high.
Jodi Ewart Shadoff is one of the few LPGA Tour players to use an anchored putting stroke, a method the U.S. Golf Association and Royal & Ancient Golf Club have proposed banning.
Ai Miyazato has withdrawn from the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore as a precaution after she was hurt in a weekend auto accident.
Two years before golf returns to the Olympics, the LPGA Tour is creating a tournament to determine the best in the world.
Ai Miyazato of Japan kept telling herself to be patient and the putts would start falling. It all came together Friday at the Titleholders, where shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead.
Suzann Pettersen birdied two of her last three holes Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the lead with So Yeon Ryu and Sun Young Yoo in the LPGA Tour's season-ending Titleholders.
The Race to Dubai on the European Tour heads for the home stretch, and Rory McIlroy is sitting out one of the richer events this week in the HSBC Champions.
Nick Watney missed a chance for a 59 on Sunday in his CIMB Classic victory, closing with a course-record 10-under 61 at The Mines despite a bogey at the 18th.
Robert Garrigus shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead over Jbe' Kruger, the South African who upstaged Tiger Woods in their second-round pairing at the CIMB Classic.
"I feel like I've played fairly good since the Asia last year. I teed it up in 10 events and won four, so pretty happy with that stat," Pettersen said. "I feel like I have a game to win on pretty much every course that we have. If I just can manage to stay on top of my game and prepare the way I feel like I should prepare and get enough rest, I feel like I should be in contention pretty much every time I tee it up."
"I was talking about this last year with Suzann Pettersen and she said, `I like the idea, but aren't you building something I'm not going to be in?