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Willett drops 3 back of Hend at BMW PGA

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) A lucky bounce on No. 18 helped Scott Hend preserve the lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday.

There was to be no late rescue act from Danny Willett. Read More...

Jutanugarn eagles 18 for 1-stroke lead

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Ariya Jutanugarn ended a shaky round spectacularly, making a 15-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole Saturday at Travis Pointe to take a one-stroke lead in the Volvik Championship.

Trying to become the first to win three straight LPGA Tour events since Inbee Park in 2013, the 20-year-old Jutanugarn shot a 1-over 73 in the third round to reach 10-under 206. She became the first Thai winner in tour history three weeks ago in Alabama and followed that up last week with a victory in Virginia. Read More...

Mediate's lead cut to 2 over Montgomerie

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) Rocco Mediate shot an even-par 71 in tricky wind conditions Saturday in the Senior PGA Championship to take a two-stroke lead over two-time defending champion Colin Montgomerie into the final round.

Four strokes ahead at a tournament-record 14 under entering the day, Mediate had three birdies and three bogeys - his first of the week - at Jack Nicklaus-designed Harbor Shores. He matched the course and tournament records with an opening 62 and had a 66 on Friday. Read More...

Bjorn, Harrington tabbed vice captains

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) European captain Darren Clarke has selected Thomas Bjorn, Padraig Harrington and Paul Lawrie as three of his vice captains for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.

Bjorn (2010, `12) and Harrington (2014) have performed the role before. It will be the first time as vice captain for Lawrie, who played for the European team in 1999 and 2012. Read More...

More volunteers sought at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) The Greenbrier Classic's free ticket giveaway has prompted officials to look for more volunteers to help this year's golf tournament run smoothly.

Greenbrier owner Jim Justice says in a news release he'll hold a drawing in which one volunteer will win $20,000 at the end of the tournament. Read More...

SMU teammates win US Amateur 4-Ball

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) SMU teammates Ben Baxter and Andrew Buchanan won the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday, beating Brandon Cigna and Ben Warnquist 3 and 2 at Winged Foot.

The 20-year-old Baxter, from Flower Mound, Texas, and 21-year-old Buchanan, from Los Altos, California, entered the tournament with SMU was barred from postseason play for one year because of violations. Read More...