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US leads 11-7, Kim sparks International

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The day started out with memories of 2017 at Liberty National, where the Americans dominated so thoroughly they nearly clinched the Presidents Cup on Saturday.

By the time 20-year-old Tom Kim slammed his cap to the ground in a wild celebration, and Cameron Davis finished with three straight birdies for another comeback win, all anyone could think about was the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah.

The Americans still lead by four. It just felt much closer.

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Spieth, Thomas unbeatable in Prez Cup

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Justin Thomas could only shake his head in disbelief and chuckle as Jordan Spieth's chip from the short side of the green Saturday rolled into the cup on No. 15, helping the duo to a record-tying fourth straight team win this week at the Presidents Cup.

As the crowd at Quail Hollow erupted into raucous chants of "USA! USA! USA!," Thomas pointed both hands in Spieth's direction as if prompting his good buddy to take a nice, long bow. Read More...

Hojgaard's lead at French Open down to 1

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) Rasmus Hojgaard holds a slender one-shot lead from George Coetzee at the French Open after making a terrible start to his third round and ending with a 3-over 74 on Saturday.

The Danish player had a six-shot lead overnight on Frenchman Paul Barjon, but he slipped from 15 under to 12 under. Read More...

Horschel thrives in 1st Prez Cup match

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Billy Horschel raced over to Max Homa on the 18th green and chest-bumped his playing partner after Homa's birdie putt gave the United States a 1-up victory over the International team at the Presidents Cup and a commanding 8-2 lead after the second day of play.

Then, as he walked away, Horschel privately pumped his fist in the air, his own little bit of satisfactory celebration. Read More...

LPGA adding New Jersey event in 2023

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) The LPGA and financial giant Mizuho Americas have announced a new tournament will be played in New Jersey next year at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City.

The 72-hole tournament will be called the Mizuho Americas Open and take place May 29- June 4. The event will have a purse of $2.75 million. Read More...

Norman asked to skip his QBE Shootout

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Greg Norman says he has been asked not to attend the QBE Shootout in December, a PGA Tour-sanctioned event he started in 1989 as the Shark Shootout that is held at the Tiburon Golf Club course he designed.

It was not clear who asked that he not attend the Dec. 9-11 tournament. The tournament director says it was a collective decision. Read More...

Kim a fresh face for International team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Tom Kim can be excused for his mistake Wednesday. The Presidents Cup is new for the 20-year-old South Korean, just like it is for seven other players on the International team that face a daunting task at Quail Hollow.

Only this was more a math mistake than a rookie mistake. Read More...

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