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Woods says he'll play new event in Japan

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Masters champion Tiger Woods is adding to his international travels at the end of this year, announcing Wednesday night that he will compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years at the new Zozo Championship.

Woods said on Twitter that he was excited to play the new tournament and described Japan as "one of my favorite countries."

"It's going to be a fun fall," he said.

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Els using Zurich as Presidents Cup trial

AVONDALE, La. (AP) As captain of the 2019 Presidents Cup's international squad, South Africa's Ernie Els decided to see if the PGA Tour's only team tournament could serve as a useful prep event.

So while Els has played at the Zurich Classic many times before, this latest trip to the cypress swamps southwest of New Orleans is different. Read More...

Masters win brings Tigermania back

The phone started ringing in the days after Tiger Woods won the Masters.

This was in Minnesota, though it could have been most any city that hosts a PGA Tour event. His 15th major, and most improbable considering what Woods had to overcome, set off a fresh round of Tigermania. Read More...

Thomas latest to launch foundation

Justin Thomas is the latest PGA Tour player to launch a foundation, and it wasn't anything he threw together overnight.

"We've been talking about it the last couple of years," Thomas said. "My mom has done an unbelievable job of making sure everything was done properly. We've talked to so many other athletes, their wives, people who have run other foundations who said, `If we had to do it over, make sure you to do this or do that.' There's no reason to do it if it's not done right." Read More...

Pan wins RBC after Johnson collapses

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) C.T. Pan watched the Masters last week with his wife, and sometimes caddie, Yingchun Lin, thrilled by Tiger Woods' stirring victory at Augusta National.

His wife, Pan recalled, told him point blank, "Hey, I'm not patient, so you better get me (to Augusta) as soon as possible." Read More...

McCarron posts 3rd win at TPC Sugarloaf

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) Scott McCarron completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Mitsubishi Electric Classic on Sunday for his third victory at TPC Sugarloaf.

The winner of the PGA Tour defunct BellSouth Classic at the course in 1997 and 2001, McCarron closed with a 1-under 72 for a two-stroke victory over Jerry Kelly, Joe Durant, Kirk Triplett and Kent Jones in the PGA Tour Champions event. Read More...

Defending champ Henderson wins Lotte

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Brooke Henderson successfully defended her title in the Lotte Championship on Saturday to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight.

The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at windy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji. Read More...

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