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    Marc Leishman gets redemption in Chicago, wins BMW Championship

    Given another opportunity to win, Marc Leishman didn’t give anyone much of a chance in the BMW Championship. Staked to a five-shot lead, Leishman made back-to-back birdies late in the final round Sunday to put away the final challenge, then closed with a birdie for a 4-under 67 to set the tournament record at Lake Forest, Illinois. The five-shot victory sends him to East Lake next week for the Tour Championship with a clear shot at winning the FedEx Cup and the $10 million...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Walker Cup: U.S. takes commanding lead behind play of Morikawa, Xiong

    U.S. captain Spider Miller was counting on local knowledge to be a must in reclaiming the Walker Cup trophy in the biennial event against Great Britain and Ireland’s greatest amateur golfers. He got it from two of the strongest Southern California reps. Collin Morikawa, the 20-year old at Cal from La Canada High in La Canada-Flintridge, and Norman Xiong, the 18-year-old freshman at Oregon who attended Lake Elsinore Temescal Valley High, had a record-setting day in the morning...

    Tom Hoffarth
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    PGA: Justin Thomas fires off a 63, shares lead with Leishman in Boston

    PGA Tour PGA champion Justin Thomas made three long birdies on a long, wet TPC Boston for a tournament-best 63, giving him a share of the lead with Marc Leishman going into a Labor Day finish in the Dell Technologies Championship at Norton, Massachusetts. Leishman also played bogey-free Sunday and had three straight birdies on the back nine for a 65. They were at 12-under 201 with no room for error on a leaderboard that was packed with some of...

    By The Associated Press|

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