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Holmes rallies to win at soggy Riviera

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LOS ANGELES (AP) A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy with so many footprints over nine hours, and wind that made Riviera tougher than ever.

With one good break, two big putts and plenty of help from Thomas on the back nine, Holmes won the Genesis Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title in nearly three years that earned him a trip back to the Masters.

So difficult was the final round of a 34-hole day that Holmes didn't make a birdie over the last eight holes and closed with a 1-under 70.

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Fox beats Otaegui to win Super 6

PERTH, Australia (AP) Ryan Fox won the World Super 6 Perth Lake Karrinyup, beating Spain's Adrian Otaegui in the match-play final.

Fox beat Jazz Janewattananond, Kristoffer Reitan and Paul Dunne on the way to Sunday's final, before defeating Otaegui in the decider with two holes to spare. It was Fox's first European Tour victory. Read More...

Jimenez wins Chubb Classic in playoff

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his seventh PGA Tour Champions title, beating Bernhard Langer and Olin Browne with a 5-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff.

Jimenez closed with a 5-under 66 at The Classics at Lely Resort to match Langer and Browne at 13-under 200. Read More...

Korda wins Australian Open title

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) Nelly Korda added to her family's impressive sports pedigree Down Under with a win Sunday in the Women's Australian Open.

Korda led by three strokes after the third round, increased it to four with a tap-in birdie on the 10th and added a 25-foot birdie on the 11th to make it a lead of five. Read More...

'61 US Open champion Littler dies at 88

SAN DIEGO (AP) Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title at Oakland Hills, has died.

Littler died Friday night with his family at his side, son Curt Litter said Saturday. He was 88. Read More...

Kuchar apologizes, will pay caddie $50K

LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Kuchar apologized Friday for what he said were insensitive comments about the caddie he used at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last fall and said he would pay the $50,000 the caddie requested.

He also said he would make a donation to the tournament to be distributed to charities in the Cancun area. Read More...

DeArmond cards 17 on par 4 at Suncoast

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (AP) Ben DeArmond had a debut to remember on the Web.com Tour because of one hole he will never forget - a score of 17 on the par-4 second hole Thursday in the Lecom Suncoast Classic.

"I've never made a 17 in my life, not even when I started playing golf," DeArmond said. Read More...

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