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  • Feb26

    Rickie Fowler finally makes it easy in Honda Classic victory

    Rickie Fowler didn’t care about pretty. He cared about winning. Staked to a four-shot lead, Fowler hit one putt into a sprinkler hole and a tee shot into the water. But when his lead was cut to one shot, Fowler answered with two big birdie putts to regain control and finished off a four-shot victory in the Honda Classic.
  • Feb25

    Amy Yang leads by 5 strokes at LPGA Thailand

    Amy Yang of South Korea completed a third-round, 7-under 65 early Sunday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the rain-hit LPGA Thailand tournament.
  • Rickie Fowler builds 4-shot lead at Honda Classic

    Another strong finish over the closing stretch Saturday. Another big lead after 54 holes. Rickie Fowler can only hope that Sunday at the Honda Classic turns out as easy as it did the last two weeks on the PGA Tour, when Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson converted big leads into inevitable victories.
  • Feb24

    Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan share lead at Honda Classic

    Ryan Palmer shot a 5-under 65 and shared the lead with PGA Tour rookie Wesley Bryan going into the weekend at the Honda Classic. Palmer made seven birdies on another day of ideal scoring and reached 9-under 131.
  • Round 2 at LPGA Thailand washed out

    Unseasonal heavy rain forced LPGA Thailand organizers to suspend second-round play on Friday. Play was halted for hours, and 13 players didn’t start, including co-leaders Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand and Amy Yang of South Korea.
  • Paul Waring ahead at Joburg Open as play suspended by bad light

    Paul Waring led by one shot after 12 holes of his second round when play was suspended for bad light at the Joburg Open on Friday. The Englishman made five birdies in those 12 holes on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington to move 12 under par, ahead of Darren Fichardt and Dean Burmester.
  • Feb22

    Justin Thomas feeling taller and at home at Honda Classic

    Justin Thomas is walking a little taller this year at the Honda Classic. He is No. 8 in the world, the second-highest ranked player at PGA National behind defending champion Adam Scott at No. 7. Thomas also has three victories, the most of anyone on the PGA Tour this season, and he set the tour’s 72-hole scoring record at the Sony Open that includes a 59. Walking tall is all about confidence.
  • Feb21

    Golf notes: A debut at Bay Hill leads to much more for Graeme McDowell

    Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer. These days, he was selected along with four other people to serve as hosts of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the first one without The King.
  • Identifying the best in golf not as easy as 10 years ago

    Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who’s the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who’s the real No. 1?
  • Feb19

    Ha Na Jang wins women’s Australian Open by 3 shots

    Ha Na Jang had an eagle and three birdies over her last six holes in a superb finish Sunday that set up a three-shot victory in the Women’s Australian Open.
  • Fred Couples wins Chubb Classic for 12th senior title

    Fred Couples won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 12th PGA Tour Champions title and first since 2014, rallying to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez at TwinEagles.
  • Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1 with big win at Riviera

    Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera. Johnson turned a marathon finish into a Sunday stroll in the Genesis Open.
  • Feb18

    Johnson takes 36-hole lead at rainy Genesis Open

    Dustin Johnson left the Genesis Open in the twilight Saturday realizing he could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 in the world.
  • American Salas takes 54-hole lead at Women’s Aussie Open

    American Lizette Salas shot a 2-under 71 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over two Australians and a Thai golfer heading into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide.
  • Jimenez leads Couples, Sutherland in Champions Tour’s Chubb Classic

    Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied two of the last four holes Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples and Kevin Sutherland into the final round of the Chubb Classic.
  • Feb17

    Rain wipes out afternoon play at Riviera

    Rain and high wind finally hit Friday at the Genesis Open and wiped out play before all but 24 players completed the second round. Jhonattan Vegas was at 7-under par through 14 holes.
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez tied for PGA Tour Champions lead

    Miguel Angel Jimenez had a late eagle and closed with a birdie for a 7-under 65 and a share of the lead Friday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic. Doug Garwood and Scott Parel joined Jimenez atop the leaderboard on the Talon Course at The TwinEagles Club.
  • Sarah Jane Smith takes 1-stroke lead at Australian Open

    Sarah Jane Smith shot a 6-under 67 in tough, windy afternoon conditions Friday at Royal Adelaide to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Women’s Australian Open. The Australian had a 36-hole total of 9-under 137.
  • Feb15

    The stars are out at Riviera

    Gone are the days when some of golf’s best players felt the PGA Tour season didn’t really begin until it reached Florida. There is no shortage of star power in LA with 8 of the top 10 players in the world
  • Feb14

    No Tiger is no longer such a big problem

    Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to players at Riviera. Why would anyone come out to watch if Tiger isn’t playing? Now, the question, while still reasonable, no longer seems as relevant.