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Donald defends Honda title at new venue

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WINDEMERE, Fla. (AP) Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn't hit a golf ball since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, and still doesn't know when he will.

"We're pretty much past the strength phase now, and I've got my strength where I want to have it," Woods said at Isleworth Golf & Country Club, where he lived for the first 15 years of his pro career. "Now I just need to get my fast twitch going and get my speed back, and that's going to take a little bit of time. That's part of our second phase of training. And that's coming up now."

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Horschel wins FedEx Cup and $10M bonus

ATLANTA (AP) Rory McIlroy found his ball submerged in deep rough, next to a fence that separates the course from the driving range at East Lake. He jumped up and down, trying to see over a holly bush that obscured his view of the ninth green.

This wasn't a familiar position for the world's best golfer. Read More...

Greg Norman OK after chain-saw accident

ATLANTA (AP) Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.

"At least I can still play tennis," Norman told The Associated Press by phone Sunday morning. Read More...

Casey shoots 66 to win KLM Open by 1

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) New dad Paul Casey shot a four-under 66 Sunday to win the KLM Open at 14 under, a single shot ahead of fellow Englishman Simon Dyson.

Casey's win came less than two weeks after his partner gave birth to their first son. Read More...

Hyo-Joo Kim, 19, beats Webb to win Evian

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) Going up against a seven-time major winner more than twice her age, it was teenager Hyo-Joo Kim who showed the calm nerves of a veteran.

Kim came from a shot back on the last hole to beat Australian great Karrie Webb by one shot on Sunday and win the Evian Championship, becoming the third youngest major winner at 19 years, 2 months. Read More...

Wentworth GC sold to Chinese investors

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Wentworth Golf Club, one of Britain's most famous courses and the headquarters of the European Tour, has been sold to Chinese firm Reignwood Investments for 135 million pounds ($220 million).

Chanchai Ruayrungruang, founder of the Reignwood Group, says "Wentworth is a key strategic acquisition for our rapidly growing luxury lifestyle division, whose unique culture we are dedicated to preserving." Read More...

Thomas wins first Web.com Tour title

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Thomas hit a wedge from 75 yards to 2 1/2 feet to set up his winning birdie on the par-4 18th. Sterne blew a late three-stroke lead, then missed a birdie putt in the playoff after leaving his approach 20 feet short. Read More...

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