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Landry, Scheffler pull away, lead by 3

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LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Andrew Landry and Scottie Scheffler broke away Saturday at The American Express.

Landry shot a 7-under 65 at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course to join Scheffler atop the leaderboard at 21-under 195, four strokes ahead of third-place Rickie Fowler.

Scheffler had a 66 on the adjacent Stadium Course, also the site of the final round Sunday.


Westwood shoots 7-under 65 to take lead

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Lee Westwood, chasing his 25th European Tour win, moved into a one-shot lead after the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Saturday.

Westwood carded a seven-under 65, including an eagle on the par-five eighth, to move to 14-under for the tournament. Read More...

Jimenez beats Els in playoff in Hawaii

KA'UPULEHI-KONA, Hawaii (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez made a 12-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff Saturday with senior newcomer Ernie Els to win the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship.

Fred Couples dropped out on the first extra trip down the par-4 18th at windy Hualalai, missing a short par putt. Read More...

Inbee Park builds 2-shot lead in Florida

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Inbee Park finally made a bogey, but she still finished with a 4-under 67 Saturday and a two-shot lead over Sei Young Kim heading into the final round of the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.

Park, a 19-time winner on the LPGA Tour, hadn't made a bogey since November's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship. But she finally dropped a shot when she three-putted the difficult 211-yard par-3 18th. Read More...

Vega leads Latin American Amateur by 3

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) Jose Vega of Colombia holed out for eagle on the third hole and remarkably kept bogeys off his card on a blustery Friday for a 6-under 65 and a three-shot lead at the Latin American Amateur.

Vega was at 3-under 139, the only player under par through two rounds at El Camaleon Golf Club at Mayakoba. Read More...

One-armed Canadian amateur makes ace

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) One-armed Canadian amateur Laurent Hurtubise made a hole-in-one playing alongside two PGA Tour pros in The American Express pro-am event.

Born without a right hand, Hurtubise aced the 151-yard par-3 fourth hole at PGA West's Stadium Course in the first round Thursday. The ball landed near the front of the green and rolled in. Read More...

Euro Tour, PGA revamp slow play policies

The European Tour and PGA Tour are trying to crack down on slow play with revamped policies that allow for swifter penalty shots and for officials to target players who are taking too long to play.

The policies, while slightly different, are similar in that the objective is to encourage players to change their habits. Read More...

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