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Shibuno passes big test and hangs on to lead in Women's Open

HOUSTON (AP) — Hinako Shibuno passed a big test Saturday in a classic U.S. Women's Open that put a premium on par, keeping the lead with a 3-over 74 going into a final round at Champions Golf Club tha...

Friday's Sports In Brief

GOLF HOUSTON (AP) — Hinako Shibuno shot a 4-under 67 for a 135 total and a three-shot lead after the second round of the U.S. Women’s Open. Shibuno’s lone mistake o...

BC-GLF--Women's Open Scores

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Olson comes up aces and takes 1-shot lead in Women's Open

HOUSTON (AP) — Amy Olson got back to under par with one swing, an 8-iron for a hole-in-one on her seventh hole Thursday, and kept right on going until she had a 4-under 67 and a one-shot lead in the U...

Week after cart accident, Kerr toughs it out at US Open

HOUSTON (AP) — Cristie Kerr expected the pain. She was determined to play Thursday in the U.S. Women's Open just six days after dislocating three ribs when her golf cart slammed into a pole in darknes...

DeChambeau caddie at Open again, this time for Lexi Thompson

HOUSTON (AP) — Lexi Thompson has some U.S. Open experience on her bag this week at Champions Golf Club, along with an entirely new set of metrics and vocabulary. Air density. Ground ...

Double the challenge at US Women's Open on 2 golf courses

HOUSTON (AP) — Inbee Park tries to stick to a routine at the U.S. Women's Open to make sure she's not worn out before the tournament begins. A two-time champion, she prefers to play no more than nine ...

US Women's Open final major of a strange year in golf

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN Site: Houston. Course: Champions GC. Cypress Creek (Yardage: 6,731, Par: 71) and Jackrabbit (Yard...

Taiwan’s Chiayi recommends trails after foreign reporter's tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi County Culture & Tourism Bureau recommended four trails in the greater Alishan area after a foreign reporter posted scenic Alishan photos on Twitter and urged p...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 2000, lawyers for Al Gore and Georg...

Fowler among those still not a lock for Masters invitation

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — For the better part of the last decade, a tradition unlike any other for Rickie Fowler was getting that envelope around the holidays inviting him to the Masters. ...

Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near Okefenokee

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A mining company said Tuesday that it plans to dig for minerals without a federal permit at the edge of the vast wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp, a big step for a once-emb...

New rule may strip pollution protections from popular lakes

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by damming a creek near the coastal city of Wilmington. It would provide a sou...

New companies face tough task overcoming pandemic, recession

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Campbell had to rethink her new wallpaper business before she could sell her first sheet. Campbell launched Pasted Paper in February, but soon after, the corona...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 27, the 240th day of 2020. There are 126 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Augus...