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Woods returning after fifth knee surgery

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INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee - his fifth on the same problem spot.

"Unfortunately, I've been down this road with my knee before," Woods said Monday. "This is my fifth operation on it. I understand what it takes to come back from it. It's been nice to have movement again and not having it catch and lock up."

Woods, who had arthroscopic surgery two months ago, plays the made-for-television "The Challenge: Japan Skins" event on Monday, and the Zozo Championship beginning on Thursday - the first full PGA Tour event in Japan.

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Day beats Woods in Japan Skins game

INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) Not only did Jason Day win the inaugural "The Challenge: Japan Skins" game on Monday, beating Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama, he also won the needling contest.

Turning to Woods after receiving the trophy, Day asked how many similar events Woods had played in. Read More...

Jimenez has 63 to win Schwab Cup opener

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez tied the course record with a 9-under 63 on Monday to win the rain-delayed Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the opening event of the PGA Tour Champions' three-tournament Charles Schwab Cup playoffs.

Jimenez made nine birdies on the County Club of Virginia's James River course and beat second round co-leader Tommy Tolles by two shots. Tolles made an eagle on the par-5 last hole to finish at 4 under and beat Colin Montgomerie by one shot and earn a spot in the second event in the playoffs. Read More...

Thomas wins 2nd CJ Cup title in 3 years

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) Justin Thomas won his 11th PGA Tour event and his second in South Korea in three years with a final-round 5-under 67 and a two-stroke victory over South Korean-born New Zealander Danny Lee.

Thomas and Lee made it mostly a two-man show Sunday at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. They entered the final round tied and stayed that way through the front nine. Read More...

Colsaerts ends 7-year title drought

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) Andy Murray claimed his first ATP tour title in more than 2 1/2 years at the European Open on Sunday in only his sixth singles tournament since returning from hip surgery in January.

The 32-year-old Murray rallied to beat fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the final. Read More...

Kang wins second straight Shanghai title

SHANGHAI (AP) Danielle Kang shot a bogey-free 2 under 70 to win the Buick LPGA Shanghai for the second consecutive year on Sunday with a tournament record 16-under par 272.

The 27-year-old American began the day one stroke behind compatriot Jessica Korda, who shot a final-round 72 to finish second at 15 under. Read More...

PGA suspends Every 3 months for drug use

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Matt Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. Every said it was legal prescription for cannabis to treat mental health.

"To be clear, I tested positive for cannabis, a drug I do not abuse and a drug that I have a legal prescription for in the state of Florida," Every said in a statement. Read More...

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