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PGA concerned after bombings in Austin

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local):

1 p.m.

The PGA Tour, which is staging the Dell Match Play Championship in west Austin this week, says its security advisers are collaborating closely with law enforcement to try to ensure the safety of players and fans.


McIlroy closes with 64 for Bay Hill win

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The connection Rory McIlroy had with Arnold Palmer was strong even before he delivered a Sunday charge that would have made the King proud.

McIlroy first played the Arnold Palmer Invitational three years ago, and Palmer teared up at dinner when he asked McIlroy if there was anything he needed and received this reply: "Mr. Palmer, thanks to you, I have everything I could ever need in my life." Read More...

Woods makes charge before late mistake

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Tiger Woods put on a Sunday charge at Bay Hill that looked all too familiar.

One swing changed everything at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Read More...

Inbee Park pulls away from Davies to win

PHOENIX (AP) Weeks like this at the Founders Cup are why Inbee Park held off retiring and Laura Davies is still competing at age 54.

Park celebrated her 19th LPGA Tour victory and first in a little over a year Sunday at Desert Ridge. Davies tied for second for her best tour finish since winning the last of her 20 titles in 2001. Read More...

Davies, 54, shoots 63 at Founders Cup

PHOENIX (AP) Laura Davies took a satisfying look at the scoreboard next to the 18th green. At 54 years old, and nearly 17 years since her last LPGA Tour victory, the Hall of Famer had a share of the lead halfway through the third round of the Founders Cup.

"I said to my caddie, `Jeez, I haven't been on top of the leaderboard for a long time,'" Davies said. "That's nice, obviously. You got to stay there. That's the biggest challenge." Read More...

Announcer Rankin has broken collarbone

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) Golf announcer Judy Rankin is recovering from a broken left collarbone.

The 73-year-old Hall of Famer tweeted about the injury Saturday. Read More...

Pettersen expecting first child

OSLO, Norway (AP) LPGA Tour player Suzann Pettersen is expecting her first child this fall.

Lars Gilleberg, Pettersen's Norway-based manager, confirmed the pregnancy to Golfweek on Friday. Read More...

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