Men's golf

March 01, 2019 - 4:57 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Kenny Perry shot an 8-under 65 on Friday to take the Cologuard Classic lead, Mark O'Meara matched the PGA Tour Champions record with eight straight birdies in a 66, and former baseball star John Smoltz failed to build on a strong start in his tour debut. Smoltz birdied three of...
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Sungjae Im, of South Korea, hits from the fairway of the 10th hole during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Friday, March 1, 2019, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 01, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Sungjae Im was in the first group to tee off on the first hole Friday at The Honda Classic. He'll be in the final group Saturday. Im, the 20-year-old South Korean rookie who around this time last year was winning the first Web.com Tour start of his career, shot a 6-...
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Justin Thomas, right, looks at the phone of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer John Booth on the third hole during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Friday, March 1, 2019, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 01, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas thought some ice and a couple of anti-inflammatory pills would fix his right arm. He was wrong. Still feeling the effects of an awkward shot in the opening round, the defending Honda Classic champion said he was dealing with "a dead arm" Friday as he...
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Jhonattan Vegas, of Venezuela, tees off on the 12th hole during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
February 28, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of The Honda Classic. Zach Johnson, Ernie Els, Lucas Glover and Ben Silverman were tied for second. Brooks Koepka, Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia were in a large...
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February 24, 2019 - 6:43 pm
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Martin Trainer won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 5-under 67 at windy Coco Beach Golf and Country Club for a three-stroke victory over four players. Making his 11th PGA Tour start, Trainer birdied four of the last 10 holes...
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February 24, 2019 - 4:11 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson struggled early, caught a good break from behind a tree and then breezed to his sixth World Golf Championship title Sunday by closing with a 5-under 66 for a five-shot victory over Rory McIlroy in the Mexico Championship. Johnson won for the 20th time on the PGA...
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February 22, 2019 - 5:31 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tiger Woods delivered the shot that had the gallery buzzing. Dustin Johnson produced the golf that left everyone chasing him. Johnson made it through another round at the Mexico Championship without a bogey, and he was so efficient Friday that he putted for birdie on every hole,...
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Tiger Woods putts on the 1st green during the first round of the the WGC-Mexico Championship at the Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
February 21, 2019 - 5:06 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy flirted with a hole-in-one on the same par 4 where Tiger Woods hit out-of-bounds with his first shot in Mexico. That's about how their days went Thursday in the Mexico Championship. McIlroy, already off to a solid start on the back nine, hit a 2-iron on the 305-yard...
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Green Bay Packers' Mason Crosby, left, presents a Packers jersey to Steve Stricker, after Stricker was introduced as the captain of the 2020 Ryder Cup team in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Michael Sears//Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Steve Stricker paid his dues to become a Ryder Cup captain, and it had nothing to do with winning a major. He didn't make his first team until he was 41 in the 2008 matches at Valhalla, a rare U.S. victory, and played in two more. He spent the next six years in the back room as an assistant captain...
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J.B. Holmes holds up his trophy on the 18th green after winning the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 17, 2019 - 7:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy with so many footprints over nine hours, and wind that made Riviera tougher than ever. With one good...
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