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Willett wins at home for 1st time at BMW

England's Danny Willett poses with the trophy after winning the PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Wentworth, England, Sunday Sept. 22, 2019. (Bradley Collyer/PA via AP)

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Danny Willett won a European Tour event on home soil for the first time in his career with a three-shot victory at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday.

The 31-year-old Englishman finished three strokes ahead of nearest challenger Jon Rahm in the final round.

Willett shot a 5-under 67 to finish 20 under overall and collected his seventh European Tour title. He dropped only one shot Sunday on the par-4th 11th which could have been much worse.

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Munoz shoots 63, leads Sanderson by 1

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Sebastian Munoz and Carlos Ortiz both went to North Texas, live in the Dallas area and have played plenty of practice rounds together.

The next occasion will have a lot more at stake. Read More...

Triplett, Duke share PGA Champions lead

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Ken Duke has played 313 times on the PGA Tour, 159 times on the Korn Ferry and this is his 16th start on the PGA Tour Champions since turning 50 this year. All that experience and Duke gets to try something new in the Sanford International.

This is the first time he's had at least a share of the lead going into the final round. Read More...

Aussie Lukas Michel wins US Mid-Amateur

PARKER, Colo. (AP) Lukas Michel of Australia twice came back from 3-hole deficits Thursday and won the U.S. Mid-Amateur, becoming the first international winner in the event's 39-year history and earning a spot in the Masters.

Michel had a 1-up lead over Joseph Deraney after four holes in the 36-hole championship match at Colorado Golf Club. That was the last time he led until a birdie on the 33rd hole in the afternoon. Michel went 2 up with another birdie on the par-5 16th, and polished off a 2-and-1 victory with a par on No. 17. Read More...

Woods part of 'Japan Skins' game

Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV.

The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the PGA Tour's first official event in Japan. It features four of golf's biggest names from each of their continents - Woods, Rory McIlroy of Europe, Jason Day of Australia and Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama. Read More...

Karlsson is 1st vice cap'n for Ryder Cup

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) European captain Padraig Harrington has selected Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

Karlsson performed the same role under Thomas Bjorn when the European team regained the trophy at Le Golf National in Paris last year. Read More...

Europe stuns US to reclaim Solheim Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Suzann Pettersen stood over the final shot of her golfing career, not quite realizing it also was the last shot of the most dramatic Solheim Cup ever played.

Europe's players had their hands over their mouths, and their captain could barely watch. Blissfully unaware of what was unfolding was 1-year-old Herman, Pettersen's first child who was also among the thousands around the 18th green at Gleneagles. Read More...

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