ROUNDUP: Ilardi’s 2-under leads Ripon golf past Escalon

Ripon’s girls golf team handily defeated Escalon 139-167 despite less-than-ideal conditions at Escalon Golf Course on Thursday. Gabbi Ilardi led all players with a 2-under 30 in the Valley Foothill League North Division dual match. “The conditions were tough today,” Ripon coach Eric Dambrosio said. “The greens were slower than …

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At the BMW Championship, Sam Burns Is Steady Once Again

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Sam Burns, who won his first PGA Tour event in May, made two birdies in his first four holes during the first round of the BMW Championship on Thursday. It was a good start for Burns, a lesser-known tour pro competing alongside the galaxy of top …

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