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Canada's Sue Kim wins Symetra Tour event (The Associated Press)
LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) -- Sue Kim won the Symetra Tour's Florida's Natural Charity Classic on Sunday, leading a Canadian sweep of the first three places.

Richie Ramsay wins Trophee Hassan II by 1 shot (The Associated Press)

Richie Ramsay from Scotland follows his shot during the second round of the European Tour Golf Tournament in Himmerland, Denmark, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Polfoto, Rene Schuetze) DENMARK OUT

Richie Ramsay of Scotland shot a 3-under 69 Sunday to win the Trophee Hassan II by one shot ahead of Frenchman Romain Wattel and claim his third European Tour title. Ramsay wasted a three-shot lead before recovering with three straight birdies from the 12th hole at the Golf du Palais Royal to finish with a 10-under 278 total.




Scotland's Ramsay takes European Tour title in Morocco (Reuters)
(Reuters) - Scotland's Richie Ramsay claimed his third European Tour title and survived Romain Wattel's late surge to win the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday. Ramsay, joint overnight leader on seven-under with Wattel and Scotland's Andrew McArthur, carded a three under-par final round at the course in Agadir to finish on a total of 278.

South Korea's Lee maintains lead at Kia (Reuters)
(Reuters) - South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California. Lee entered the third round tied with Morgan Pressel but blew past her with a sizzling five birdies on the back nine to push her to 16-under at the Aviara course in Carlsbad. The 24-year-old won twice in her rookie season on the LPGA circuit last year, but is looking for her first title in 2015. “To be honest, I didn’t even know what I shot until I signed my scorecard,” Lee told reporters.

Mirim Lee leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classic (The Associated Press)

Mirim Lee of South Korea reacts after her birdie putt on the 15th hole of the final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic golf tournament at Blythefield Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Belmont, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead Saturday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak to 27 rounds but dropped two late strokes and ended up four shots behind. Lee shot a 6-under 66 to reach 16-under 200 at Aviara, leaving her a stroke ahead of former UCLA player Alison Lee in the final event before the first major of the season next week at Rancho Mirage. ''I think comfortable,'' Mirim Lee said about the final round. ''I just think patience, patience, patience.'' The 17-year-old Ko shot a 67 to move within two rounds of matching Annika Sorenstam's LPGA Tour record for consecutive rounds under par of 29 set in 2004.




Australian Appleby out indefinitely after back surgery (Reuters)

Jun 28, 2014; Bethesda, MD, USA; Stuart Appleby  hits his tee shot on the fourth  hole during the third round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club - Blue Course. Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) - Nine-times PGA Tour winner Stuart Appleby has undergone back surgery for a herniated disc and will be out of action indefinitely. Appleby, 43, who has not played since mid-February, has endured back problems for much of his career. "No idea when I'm back as I don't know or anybody knows how long it takes to get 100 percent," he told Reuters. The Australian is one of only six players to have shot 59 on the PGA Tour. He was not exempt for next month's Masters, after finishing 31st on the tour's points list last year. The top 30 clinched invitations to Augusta. ...




Walker takes four-shot lead at windy Texas Open (Reuters)

Mar 28, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; Jimmy Walker hits his tee shot on the seventeenth hole during the third round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio - AT&T Oaks Course. Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) - American Jimmy Walker shot a three-under-par 69 to open up a four-shot lead as winds returned to vex players at the Texas Open in San Antonio on Saturday. Walker, who led by one after 36 holes, shared the lead with fellow Texan Jordan Spieth at the turn before a late surge took him to nine-under-par 207. "It's a tough golf course," said Walker, who won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January and is aiming for his fifth PGA Tour title. "You definitely want to find a way to extend the lead, but you have to be smart about it." Walker took a bogey at the par-four 12th when his tee shot buried into soft sand in a bunker left of the fairway and had to use his hands to dig around the left lip to find the ball.




Kevin Sutherland takes Champions Tour lead (The Associated Press)

Kevin Sutherland tees off on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Kevin Sutherland birdied three of the final six holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead in the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. ''I didn't have a stance and the ball's plugged,'' Sutherland said. Just ended up in a bad spot but was able to make the best of it.'' Sutherland, the one-time PGA Tour winner who shot the first 59 in Champions Tour history last year in Endicott, New York, chipped in for birdie from behind the 12th green and birdied Nos. He had a two-stroke lead over 2011 MGRC champ Tom Lehman, but he doesn't have the ''hangover'' from a record round like he did the last time he took a lead into the final round.