Men's golf

Adam Svensson chips onto the 18th green during the first round of the Sony Ope golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 10, 2019 - 8:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot...
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Xander Schauffele holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 07, 2019 - 1:59 am
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Xander Schauffele figured he had nothing to lose. He wound up winning the first PGA Tour event of the year with a final round that not even he could have imagined. Three straight birdies on the front. Two eagles that he holed from off the green, including a full wedge from...
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Xander Schauffele holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 06, 2019 - 8:41 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Xander Schauffele never had a better round or a more peculiar ending. After holing out for two eagles, and closing with four birdies over his last five holes for an 11-under 62, he chose to wait inside the scoring trailer to see if it would be enough to beat Gary Woodland in...
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Gary Woodland plays his shot from the third tee during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 05, 2019 - 6:35 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One day, Gary Woodland pulled away with five straight birdies. The next day, all it took was one big putt. The challenge now is to finish off the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland broke a tie with Rory McIlroy by making a 65-foot eagle putt on 15th hole, and he closed...
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Gary Woodland hits from the 13th fairway during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 04, 2019 - 7:48 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Gary Woodland wasn't making any putts until he chipped in for birdie, and then he couldn't miss. Woodland broke away from a five-way tie for the lead Friday by running off five straight birdies, and then finishing with one more for another 6-under 67 that gave him a three-...
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Kevin Tway hits from the 18th fairway during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 03, 2019 - 7:52 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Kevin Tway first played Kapalua as a 15-year-old a week before his father competed in the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the first time, an experience memorable for Bob Tway getting stung by a centipede and having to only watch. Tway is a lot older, much taller and a lot...
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December 16, 2018 - 8:11 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Davis Love III and his son Dru played so well Sunday that they set two scoring records, rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the PNC Father-Son Challenge and then wondered if they would get to play again. Team Love shot 27 on the front nine at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club to...
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December 09, 2018 - 5:15 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to...
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Spain's Jon Rahm shoots towards the fifteenth hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — In his first trip to the Hero World Challenge, it didn't take Jon Rahm long to figure out how to score. Being aggressive starts with keeping the ball in play. And with five par 5s and a pair of reachable par 4s at Albany Golf Club, plenty of birdies should be available. That...
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Phil Mickelson celebrates after sinking a put to defeat Tiger Woods at a playoff hole in a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 6:48 pm
Phil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems. Mickelson won on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf...
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