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Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins

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JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) Marc Leishman goes into the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur.

The tournament on Jeju Island, the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, is also where he lost in a playoff last year to Justin Thomas.

And the country itself? It's where he feels right at home enjoying the Korean culture and meeting old friends.

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Davies wins Senior LPGA Championship

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) Laura Davies won the Senior LPGA Championship on Wednesday at chilly and windy French Lick Resort to sweep the two senior major events of the year.

Davies birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and a four-stroke victory over Helen Alfredsson and Silvia Cavalleri. Still active on the LPGA Tour, the 55-year-old Englishwoman won the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open by 10 strokes in July at Chicago Golf Club. Read More...

Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC

Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them.

Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open the first weekend in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as the 63 he shot at Oakmont to win the 1973 U.S. Open or his flag-seeking style that carried him to 25 PGA Tour victories and a place in the Hall of Fame. Read More...

Lahiri has hectic travel to Malaysia

The strength of field for the CIMB Classic was the same as it was last year, with one exception that Anirban Lahiri nearly found out the hard way.

Lahiri had gone to Malaysia the previous five years and he noted that the field - with the top 60 players available from the FedEx Cup - had always gone below 100. Lahiri finished last year at No. 99 and figured there was nothing to worry about. Read More...

Leishman wins CIMB Classic by 5 strokes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Marc Leishman shot a 7-under 65 in the final round to win the CIMB Classic Sunday by five strokes and equal the tournament course record.

The Australian was in fine form as he strolled to his fourth PGA Tour title and matched Justin Thomas' tournament record of 26-under 262 in 2015 on the PGA Kuala Lumpur West course. Read More...

Pepperell holds on at British Masters

WALTON HEATH, England (AP) Eddie Pepperell won his second European Tour title with a two-shot victory at the British Masters on Sunday and likely secured the even bigger prize of a place in next year's Masters at Augusta National.

The Englishman shot an even-par 72 and held off his playing partner, Sweden's Alexander Bjork (71), as the pair went to the 72nd hole at a wet and windy Walton Heath with Pepperell just a stroke in front. Read More...

Trial set for murder of Iowa St. golfer

AMES, Iowa (AP) A judge has scheduled a January trial for a 22-year-old Iowa drifter charged with killing a top amateur golfer from Spain.

District Judge Bethany Currie ruled Monday that Collin Richards will stand trial Jan. 15 for first-degree murder in the death of Iowa State University student Celia Barquin Arozamena. Read More...

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