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Marc Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins, feels right at home

Marc Leishman comes into this week’s CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur. The tournament on South Korea’s …


Doug Ferguson: Johnny Miller talks like most golf fans think

The comment was vintage Johnny Miller, raw enough to cause most television producers to wince. Miller was in the NBC Sports booth at Doral in 2004 when he watched Craig …


Golf notes: Anirban Lahiri measures field strength in airline reservations

The strength of field for the CIMB Classic was the same as it was last year, with one exception that Anirban Lahiri nearly found out the hard way.


Gary Woodland, Marc Leishman, Shubhankar Sharma tied for lead at CIMB Classic

Gary Woodland birdied the 18th hole for a 5-under 67 to move into a three-way tie for the lead with Marc Leishman and Shubhankar Sharma after three rounds of the …


Gary Woodland’s 61 leaves him tied for CIMB lead with Marc Leishman

Gary Woodland shot an 11-under 61 to tie the course record and join Marc Leishman in a share of the second-round lead at the PGA Tour’s season-opening CIMB Classic. Woodland …


Bronson Burgoon has 1st-round lead at CIMB Classic, Justin Thomas 3 behind

Justin Thomas birdied four of his last five holes for a 6-under 66 and was three strokes behind first-round leader and fellow American Bronson Burgoon at the CIMB Classic. Burgoon’s …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 10:31 a.m.

Brooks Koepka voted PGA Tour’s top player of the year

U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka added to his trophy collection Tuesday when he picked up the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year.


Brandt Snedeker leads PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open

Brandt Snedeker birdied the final three holes Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open.


Brandt Snedeker leads at Silverado; Phil Mickelson 3 strokes back

Brandt Snedeker birdied the final two holes for a 7-under 65 and a three-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson and two others in the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 6:46 p.m.

Phil Mickelson has 6 straight birdies; 2 shots back at Silverado

Phil Mickelson had six straight birdies and shot a 7-under 65 to pull within two strokes of leader Sepp Straka in the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open. Coming off a …


Tiger Woods caps off amazing comeback with a win

Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries on Sunday with a performance that felt like the old days. He left the competition feeling hopeless …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5:11 p.m.

Tiger Woods with 3-shot lead and 1 round away from winning

Tiger Woods is three shots ahead and one round away from capping his comeback season with a victory. Woods played the most dynamic golf he has all year with six …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 4:46 p.m.

Tiger Woods shares lead going into weekend at East Lake

For thousands of fans crammed into every corner of East Lake, it looked as though Tiger Woods was closer than ever to capping off this remarkable comeback season by winning …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:07 p.m.

Tiger Woods returns to Tour Championship with share of lead

Another tournament, another share of the first-round lead for Tiger Woods. Woods made an eagle putt from just over 25 feet on the final hole for a 5-under 65 and …


Justin Rose waits through a day of rain at BMW Championship

Aronimink Golf Club already was saturated when a steady rain caused tiny streams and large puddles in the fairways, leaving the PGA Tour little choice but to wait until Monday …


Xander Schauffele steals show in second round of BMW Championship

Xander Schauffele has a 6-under 64 for the lowest 36-hole score of his career and a two-shot lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship. Tiger Woods went from …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 4:48 p.m.

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy off to torrid start at Aronimink

Tiger Woods’ lowest round since his last victory more than five years ago was good enough for a share of the lead at the BMW Championship. Woods and Rory McIlroy …


’Mad Scientist’ Bryson DeChambeau claims 2nd straight FedEx Cup win

Golf’s latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau.


Bryson DeChambeau makes it 2 straight wins in FedEx Cup playoffs

For the second straight week in the richest part of the PGA Tour season, Bryson DeChambeau took down one of the strongest fields of the year by playing his best …


Golf roundup: Abraham Ancer of Mexico leads at TPC Boston

Abraham Ancer of Mexico opened with three straight birdies on his way to a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead Sunday over a familiar figure going into the final …


Webb Simpson’s late eagle gives him lead at TPC Boston

From just over 70 feet away off the green on the par-5 18th, Simpson rolled in the eagle putt for an 8-under 63 to take a one-shot lead Saturday at …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 6:07 p.m.

Bryson DeChambeau wins FedEx Cup opener; Brooke Henderson takes home Canadian Open title

Bryson DeChambeau completed the first stage of his mission by winning The Northern Trust. The next one is up to Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 4:20 p.m.

Bryson DeChambeau builds 4-shot lead at Northern Trust

Bryson DeChambeau kept pouring in birdies even as everyone around him went the other direction. He wound up with a four-shot lead in The Northern Trust. DeChambeau closed with two …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:48 p.m.

Jim Meehan: Spokane’s Alex Prugh celebrates PGA Tour card in style

The Web.com Tour does a cool ceremony every year after its final regular-season event, announcing the 25 players that secured PGA Tour cards for the following season.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Brooks Koepka powers into a share of the lead at Northern Trust

One swing changed everything for Brooks Koepka and sent him into a share of the lead at The Northern Trust. Koepka swung as hard as he could with a 3-wood …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 4:58 p.m.

4-way tie for lead at Northern Trust as Tiger Woods stalls

Tiger Woods failed to carry any momentum he had from his last tournament into the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Neither did Sean O’Hair. That was only good news …


Brooks Koepka looking to put a great finish on a great year

The majors are done for the year. Brooks Koepka is not. Already a two-time major winner this year, Koepka has a poor record in the FedEx Cup playoffs and wants …


Doug Ferguson: A different level of Tigermania this time around

Tiger Woods seems to be bigger now than when he was good. Not that he’s all that bad.



UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Brandt Snedeker leads Wyndham with play held up due to weather

Brandt Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Wyndham Championship when the third round was suspended because of severe weather. Snedeker was 16 under for the tournament with 11 …