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Rose shoots 65, leads by 1 in Dubai

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Justin Rose will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the season-ending Tour Championship as he attempts to win a third straight title on the European Tour and a second career Race to Dubai crown.

The 37-year-old Rose made a gutsy par save on the final hole after a bogey-free round for a 7-under 65 Saturday and overall 15-under 201.

The Englishman leads South African Dylan Frittelli, who produced the day's best score of 63, and Spain's Jon Rahm, who played in the same group as Rose and matched his 65.

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Cook cards 62, leads by 1 at RSM Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook made a 6-foot birdie putt on his final hole for an 8-under 62 and a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the RSM Classic.

Cook has gone 36 holes without a bogey on the Plantation and Seaside courses at Sea Island Golf Club. He played Seaside - the site of the final two rounds in the last PGA Tour event of the calendar year - on Friday and ran off four straight birdies on his opening nine holes. Read More...

Park opens 3-shot lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Golf felt so easy to Sung Hyun Park that only when she took out her card to catch up on her scores did she realize she had closed out the front nine with five straight birdies at the CME Group Tour Championship.

Park kept right on attacking. Read More...

Cancer survivor gets European Tour card

TARRAGONA, Spain (AP) A 6-foot-9 (2.06-meter) English golfer who battled leukemia for five years as a child has earned his first European Tour card after finishing birdie-birdie in the final day of the grueling six-round Q-School tournament on Thursday.

Jonathan Thomson hugged his tearful father after shooting 2-under 69 at Lumine Golf Club in Tarragona, Spain, to become one of 33 players to get playing privileges for Europe's main tour for the 2018 season. Read More...

LPGA has everything but dominant player

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Even with five of the biggest prizes still up for grabs at the final LPGA Tour event of the year, So Yeon Ryu has set an ambitious goal.

"I want to be a rock star for the future," Ryu said. Read More...

Kizzire outlasts Fowler in 36-hole final

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) Patton Kizzire had a four-shot lead with seven holes remaining, right about the time nerves can surface for a player trying to win his first PGA Tour title.

Kizzire made it look like a walk on the beach. Read More...

Sutherland wins Schwab, season title

PHOENIX (AP) Kevin Sutherland finally broke through on the PGA Tour Champions, taking the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship - and the topping the yearlong competition, too.

Sutherland closed a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Vijay Singh at Phoenix Country Club, the tree-lined course hosting its first tour event since the Phoenix Open left for TPC Scottsdale in 1988. Read More...

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