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LPGA Tour cancels tournament in Shanghai next month

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The LPGA Tour has canceled its event next month in China because of permitting problems. The Alisports LPGA was set for Oct. 5-8 in Shanghai. “Unfortunately, we have just received word that the tournament was unsuccessful in obtaining approval from the local district government,” LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan said Tuesday. “The hardest part about ...

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Visa issues complicate Day's caddie options

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Luke Reardon will make his debut this week as caddie for Jason Day, but his time on the bag could be short-lived thanks to some paperwork issues. Day made the surprise announcement Wednesday that he has split with longtime caddie Col Swatton, the only looper of his pro career. In steps Reardon, who roomed with Day when ...

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Emotional Day takes longtime caddie off bag

5:09 PM ET LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jason Day became the latest high-profile golfer to make a caddie change, saying that Colin Swatton will no longer be carrying his bag but will remain as his swing coach. Day, who has 10 PGA Tour victories, has suffered through a trying season and hasn’t w… Golf on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, ...

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What's at stake at the BMW Championship

5:10 PM ET LAKE FOREST, Ill. — It is the tournament within a tournament. While this week’s BMW Championship is plenty big on its own — for golf history buffs, it is an extension of the Western Open, which dates to 1899 — with an $ 8.75 million purse and $ 1,575,000 going to the winner. But there is a ...

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Jason Day makes caddie change, keeps Colin Swatton as swing coach

Day, who has 10 PGA Tour victories, has suffered through a trying season and hasn’t won since the 2016 Players Championship. The former No. 1 golfer in the world who has slipped to ninth at times was emotional Wednesday at the BMW Championship explaining the situation that led to Swatton taking a seat. “Sometimes the chemistry just doesn’t work,” said ...

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