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  1. Webb Simpson takes two-stroke lead at Dean & Deluca Invitational


    FORT WORTH, Texas — Webb Simpson felt almost as if he had just played a round in a major after a steamy Saturday at Colonial.

    Webb Simpson shoots 3-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead at the Dean & Deluca Invitational on a day with temperatures in the upper 90s, a heat index of 108 degrees and wind gusts of 25 mph.
  2. Jordan Spieth rebounds nicely to stay close to leaders at Dean & Deluca Invitational


    FORT WORTH, Texas — Jordan Spieth normally doesn't concern himself with the cut line in the middle of a round.

  3. Billy Horschel beats Jason Day in playoff to win Byron Nelson


    IRVING, Texas — Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he arrived at TPC Four Seasons, a course he was never particularly fond of.

    Billy Horschel is awarded the tournament trophy by Peggy Nelson, widow of Byron Nelson, after his playoff victory over Jason Day.
  4. James Hahn shoots 64 to take lead at Byron Nelson


    IRVING, Texas — James Hahn knows how close he came to making a couple of more putts down the stretch in the third round of the Byron Nelson. He still did enough to take the lead.

    Despite coming within inches of eagle on 16 and birdie on 17, James Hahn shoots bogey-free 64 for a one-stroke lead.
  5. Jason Kokrak takes lead at Byron Nelson; Jordan Spieth misses cut


    IRVING, Texas — While big-hitting Jason Kokrak has a Byron Nelson record five-stroke lead through 36 holes, he knows that is only halfway with plenty of other players who could make a weekend charge.

    IRVING, TX - MAY 19:  Jordan Spieth plays his shot from the 15th tee during Round Two of the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 19, 2017 in Irving, Texas.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images) 686974529
  6. Rats! Late score sidetracks Koepka at PGA's Byron Nelson


    IRVING, Texas — Brooks Koepka leaned in for a closer look at his ball buried in deep rough when a critter he couldn't identify caused him to jump back with a bit of a startled look.

  7. Si Woo Kim becomes youngest Players Championship winner


    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Si Woo Kim became the youngest winner of the Players Championship with a game and nerves well beyond his 21 years.

    Si Woo Kim, playing his shot on No. 17 toward the island green,  says he wasn’t nervous during the final round because of his win last year in the Wyndham Championship, his first PGA Tour victory. The Players is his second.
  8. A hush over punishments on PGA Tour leads only to whispers


    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — As a 9-year-old, Jay Monahan engaged in conduct unbecoming of a gentleman golfer, pouting and overreacting to poor shots during a competitive round. After he came off the course, his father's mother, Anne, known affectionately as Granny Annie, waited until they were alone and then delivered a …

  9. J.B. Holmes, Kyle Stanley tied for Players Championship lead


    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — The only bogey J.B. Holmes made Saturday could have been a lot worse, and he pieced together a 2-under 70 in strong wind on a punishing course to share the lead with Kyle Stanley going into today's final round of the Players Championship.

    J.B. Holmes has just one bogey in his round of 2-under 70 and is tied for the lead after three rounds at 9-under 207. “It was an adventurous day, for sure,” he says. “Made a few shots harder than it needed to be.”
  10. Louis Oosthuizen, Kyle Stanley tied for Players Championship lead


    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — As conditions toughened, Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley played even better.

    Louis Oosthuizen, a major winner who is winless in the United States, shares the lead after a bogey-free round of 6-under 66.



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