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Woods, Stricker vice captains for Ryder

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Tiger Woods will be in France this year for the Ryder Cup as a vice captain.

Still to be determined is whether he gets to play.

U.S. captain Jim Furyk appointed Woods and Steve Stricker as two more of his vice captains for the Sept. 28-30 matches at Le Golf National. Furyk previously selected two-time Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III to assist him.

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Goosen likely must qualify for US Open

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Retief Goosen one-putted the last six holes to win his second U.S. Open title at Shinnecock Hills in 2004. He has not been back to the storied club on Long Island since that day, and he probably won't go back unless he qualifies.

Goosen received a special exemption in 2016 for Oakmont. Chances of another one for this year's major are slim. Read More...

Players ready to turn focus on Masters

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) It took until the start of the Florida swing - seven tournaments - for a PGA Tour event in 2018 to not feature at least one of the top three players in the world. Not that anyone cares at the Honda Classic.

Tiger Woods is playing. Read More...

Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

LOS ANGELES (AP) Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring.

Being back at Riviera changed his outlook and made him a winner again. Read More...

Dutchman Luiten wins inaugural Oman Open

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) Joost Luiten of the Netherlands won the inaugural Oman Open on Sunday to break a title drought of nearly 17 months.

The 32-year-old Dutchman shot a 4-under 68 to finish on 16-under 272, two shots ahead of his friend, England's Chris Wood (69). Read More...

Durant rallies late to win Chubb Classic

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Joe Durant birdied the final two holes - and got some help from Steve Stricker - to win the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic.

Durant shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a four-stroke victory over Stricker, David Toms, Lee Janzen, Billy Mayfair and Tim Petrovic. Read More...

Jin Young Ko completes Aussie Open win

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) South Korea's Jin Young Ko shot a 3-under par 69 Sunday to clinch a 3-shot, start-to-finish win the Women's Australian Open.

Playing in her first tournament as a full LPGA member, Ko shot 65, 69, 71, 69 to lead after all four rounds and to finish with a total of 274, 14-under par at the Kooyonga Golf Club. She is the first player to win her first tournament as an LPGA member in the tour's 67-year history. Read More...

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