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Golf | Conference USA honors ODU junior

Old Dominion junior Rachel Walker was named the Conference USA Women's Golfer of the Week after carding a 6-under 210 to tie for third at the Pinehurst (N.C.) Challenge.

Chasing FedEx Cup, Stenson strong at Tour Championship

ATLANTA Just getting to East Lake is the challenge for Henrik Stenson. Playing the golf course appears to be the easy part. Two years after his wire-to-wire victory to capture the FedEx Cup, Stenson was just as dominant Thursday until he stalled at the end and had to settle for a 7-under 63 and a two-shot lead over Paul Casey in the Tour Championship.

Chesapeake's Lauren Coughlin sets U.Va. scoring mark

FRANKLIN, Tenn. Virginia senior Lauren Coughlin, a former Hickory High standout, set the school's 54-hole scoring record at Vanderbilt's Mason Rudolph Championship on Sunday. Coughlin shot an 11-under 205 to place second, the best finish in her career. She was one shot behind Alabama's Lakareber Abe.

Suffolk's Riefler falls in final

VIRGINIA BEACH Manakin's David Partridge beat Suffolk's George Riefler 2 up Friday in the championship match of the 68th annual VSGA Senior Amateur, which was held at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club.

Suffolk's riefler reaches championship match of VSGA senior Amateur

VIRGINIA BEACH Suffolk's George Riefler defeated the 2014 finalists Thursday to advance to today's championship match of the 68th annual VSGA Senior Amateur Championship, being contested at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club.

Golf | Beach's Zobel, Suffolk's Riefler advance at VSGA Senior Am

VIRGINIA BEACH Keith Decker of Martinsville led the stroke-play qualifying field at the VSGA Senior Amateur, shooting a 4-under-par 65 in the second round to finish 7 under heading into match play at Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club.

U.Va. golfer falls to NCAA champ in final of U.S. Am

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. SMU senior Bryson DeChambeau won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday to become the fifth player to win the tournament and NCAA individual title in the same year. DeChambeau, from Clovis, California, beat Virginia junior Derek Bard of New Hartford, New York, 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final at Olympia Fields.

U.Va.'s Bard advances to final to face reigning NCAA champ

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. University of Virginia golfer Derek Bard continued his unlikely run through the U.S. Amateur on Saturday, defeating Japan's Kenta Konishi 3 and 2 to advance to today's final. Waiting for him there will be SMU senior Bryson DeChambeau, who is trying to become the fifth player to win the tournament and NCAA individual title in the same year.

Jason Day reaches 20 under in winning PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship.

Virginia Beach's Marc Leishman in playoff for British Open title

Update: All three players make par on final playoff hole. Johnson wins.  Update: All three players make bogey on third playoff hole. Johnson leads Oosthuizen by one, Leishman by three.  Update: Johnson makes birdie on second playoff hole. Leishman and Oosthuizen make par. Johnson leads Oosthuizen by one shot, Leishman by three. 

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