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Lexi Thompson shoots 69 in first round since rules violation
IRVING, Texas (AP) Lexi Thompson shot a 2-under 69 on Thursday in her first LPGA Tour round since a rules violation cost her a likely victory in the first major tournament of the year, leaving her four strokes behind leader M.J. Hur in the North Texas LPGA Shootout.
Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans
AVONDALE, La. (AP) Jordan Spieth showed off his stellar short game. Ryan Palmer contributed momentum-saving par putts. They turned out to be quite the team Thursday in the Zurich Classic, the first official team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years.
Lexi Thompson shoots 69 in first round since rules violation (Apr 27, 2017)
IRVING, Texas (AP) Lexi Thompson was pleased with her first LPGA Tour round since a rules violation cost her a likely victory in the first major tournament of the year. And her Thursday round even included a consultation with a rules official.
Spieth and Palmer share lead at team event in New Orleans (Apr 27, 2017)
AVONDALE, La. (AP) Jordan Spieth showed off his stellar short game. Ryan Palmer contributed momentum-saving par putts. They turned out to be quite the team Thursday in the Zurich Classic, the first official team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years.
Power of print: Newspapers have something for everyone, even golfers
How the Wednesday edition of The New York Times reminded one golf writer that covering golf isn’t a totally ridiculous way to earn a living.
Levy shoots 63 to take 1-stroke lead at China Open (Apr 27, 2017)
BEIJING (AP) Alexander Levy shot a 9-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the China Open.
Tiger likes the idea of shaking up formats, too: 'Anything to draw interest'
Tiger Woods’s thoughts on offbeat formats are fascinating. You can see how much he thinks about the game of golf and that he wants to see the game prosper.
Levy shoots 63 to take 1-stroke lead at China Open
BEIJING (AP) Alexander Levy shot a 9-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the China Open.
Teams in name, but not uniforms, in New Orleans
The Zurich Classic in New Orleans is bringing team competition to golf, minus the uniforms.
All eyes on Park, Shin, Thompson in LPGA event (Apr 26, 2017)
The pre-tournament news surrounding the LPGA Tour's Volunteers of America Texas Shootout has been about three golfers -- one of the event's most prolific winners, last year's champion and a woman who is trying to put a ruling in her most recent tournament behind her.