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Pettersen putt wins Solheim Cup for Europe

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen hit the final putt of the Solheim Cup, and as it turned out, the final putt of her career. Pettersen holed a 7-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Gleneagles as Europe won the last three matches to capture the Solheim Cup on Sunday, 14 1/2-13 1/2, in the most tension-filled finish in Solheim Cup history. When it was over, the 38-year-old
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Chile’s Niemann wins by 6 shots at The Greenbrier

[ad_1] WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 on Sunday for a six-stroke victory in A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. The 20-year-old Niemann entered the final round of the season opener with a two-stroke lead and Niemann held off challenges from Tom Hoge and Richy Werenski. Niemann birdied the final three holes
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Jerry Kelly wins in Michigan for 2nd win of the year

[ad_1] GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Jerry Kelly played bogey-free Sunday at Warwick Hills and closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Ally Challenge, his second victory this year on the PGA Tour Champions. Kelly also won two months ago in his native Wisconsin at the American Insurance Family Championship. He started the final round with a one-shot lead over Charles Schwab Cup leader Scott McCarron
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Pettersen wins dramatic Solheim Cup for Europe then retires

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen stood over the final shot of her golfing career, not quite realizing it also was the last shot of the most dramatic Solheim Cup ever played. Europe’s players had their hands over their mouths, and their captain could barely watch. Blissfully unaware of what was unfolding was 1-year-old Herman, Pettersen’s first child who was also among the thousands around the 18th green at
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Pettersen wins Solheim Cup for Europe in stunning finale

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The most sensational finish in Solheim Cup history went down to the final putt of the entire match by a veteran player who many thought was lucky to even be selected. Suzann Pettersen didn’t let Europe down. By rolling in a left-to-right birdie from 6 feet on the 18th hole, the 38-year-old Pettersen regained the biggest team prize in women’s golf for the Europeans in
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Europe regains Solheim Cup, beats US 14 1/2-13 1/2

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Europe has reclaimed the Solheim Cup in astonishing fashion by beating the United States 14 ½-13 ½, with Suzann Pettersen holing the clinching putt on No. 18 in the last singles match on the course. About 30 seconds after European player Bronte Law secured a 2-and-1 win over Ally McDonald on the 17th hole in the second-to-last match, Pettersen rolled in a birdie putt from
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Sergio Garcia wins 100th edition of KLM Open

[ad_1] AMSTERDAM (AP) — Sergio Garcia won the 100th edition of the KLM Open by one shot Sunday, holding his nerve for a par on the final hole to finish on 18 under and leave Nicolai Hojgaard of Denmark in second place. Garcia kissed his young daughter Azalea and threw her up in the air on the 18th green after holing a short putt to seal his victory with a
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Europe, US tied at 8-8 after brutal Day 2 at Solheim Cup

[ad_1] GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — After a day of extraordinary comebacks, tense 18th-hole finishes, and some of the most brutal weather conditions in Solheim Cup history, still nothing can separate Europe and the United States at Gleneagles. It’s 8-8 heading to the final-day singles and there’s no way of knowing which way this one’s going to fall. It was just gone 7 p.m. local time on Saturday when Danielle Kang
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Jerry Kelly leads PGA Tour Champions’ Ally Challenge

[ad_1] GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Jerry Kelly birdied the first five holes on the back nine and finished with a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Ally Challenge. Kelly had a 12-under 132 total at rain-softened Warwick Hills, the longtime home of the PGA Tour’s defunct Buick Open. He won the American Family Insurance Championship in June