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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 5:49 p.m.

Jordan Spieth tied for lead after 12 holes at rainy Riviera

Jordan Spieth made the most out of his chance to start over Thursday at rain-soaked Riviera and was tied for the lead at 5-under par through 12 holes in the …

Golf notes: Golf Channel adding live college event, looking for more

Golf Channel is interested in live programming from Monday to Wednesday, and the answer might be found in college tournaments. It is adding another prestigious event this year, and more …

Doug Ferguson: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson still going strong

The 144-man field at Riviera has 88 players who have combined to win 496 times on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson account for 25 percent of those …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

Paul Casey leads by 3 over Phil Mickelson at Pebble Beach

Paul Casey had a 5-under 67 and quietly built a three-shot lead over Phil Mickelson going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Wild finish for Phil Mickelson, wet one for Jordan Spieth at Pebble

Phil Mickelson survives a wild finish to his round of 4-under 68. Jordan Spieth endures the worst of the rain and hung on to join him atop the leaderboard until …

Doug Ferguson: Bad rules, bad temper, rough start to golf this year

Golf barely got out of January before it got attention for all the wrong reasons. Sergio Garcia took out his frustrations in a bunker (nothing new) and the greens (shockingly …

Golf notes: Rory McIlroy launches program for fans who love to play

Rory McIlroy can’t imagine what his life would be like without golf, and now he wants to cultivate his joy of the game with as many people as possible through …

Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open

Rickie Fowler had eight birdies in a 7-under 64 on Saturday at TPC Scottsdale to take a four-shot lead over Matt Kuchar into the final round.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 5:48 p.m.

Rickie Fowler closes with 4 straight birdies to lead Phoenix Open

Rickie Fowler closed with four straight birdies for a 6-under 65, taking a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas into the weekend at the Phoenix Open. Fowler’s birdie run started at …

Doug Ferguson: Justin Rose, Adam Scott hit $50M milestone together

Justin Rose won at Torrey Pines. Adam Scott challenged him to the final hole. And thanks to that 1-2 finish at the Farmers Insurance Open, both surpassed $50 million in …

Golf notes: Be it age or injury, Tiger Woods now begins year at a slower pace

Tiger Woods wrapped up his week at Torrey Pines with a 67 to tie for 20th and said it was good to shake off some rust and see what needs …

Justin Rose settles for 3-shot lead at Torrey Pines

Justin Rose tracked the flight of his 3-wood until he saw it splash into the pond guarding the 18th green at Torrey Pines. He walked a few steps and pulled …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 4:43 p.m.

Justin Rose builds 3-shot lead at Torrey as Tiger Woods stalls

Justin Rose wanted a tougher test on the South course at Torrey Pines and passed it with ease Friday for a 6-under 66 that gave him a three-shot lead going …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:09 p.m.

Jon Rahm opens with 62 at Torrey Pines, Tiger Woods grinds out a 70

Jon Rahm began with an eagle and kept going lower until he had a 10-under 62 on the North Course at Torrey Pines for a one-shot lead over Justin Rose …

Tiger Woods returns to Torrey Pines to face strong field, strong course

Rory McIlroy had a week to remember his first trip to San Diego. He carried Northern Ireland’s flag during the opening ceremony of the Junior World Championship and later had …

Golf notes: Tiger Woods diving again, another sign he’s back at full strength

Tiger Woods is feeling stronger than ever with his fused back, and the evidence goes beyond the speed of his swing or how hard he can go after a shot …

Doug Ferguson: Tiger Woods’ biggest moment didn’t last very long

Rarely in sports has such a big moment had such a short shelf life. Even one involving Tiger Woods.

Adam Long wins Desert Classic, beating Phil Mickelson, Adam Hadwin

Adam Long made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Desert Classic for his first PGA Tour title.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 4:38 p.m.

Phil Mickelson shoots 68 to take 2-shot lead into weekend

Phil Mickelson birdied four of his last five holes in the Desert Classic to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend in his first event of the year. A day …

Matt Kuchar takes 1-shot lead at Sony Open

Matt Kuchar opens with three straight birdies and has another 7-under 63 for a one-shot lead over Andrew Putnam in the Sony Open. Chez Reavie holes out from the fairway …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 7:53 p.m.

Kevin Tway returns to Kapalua as a tour winner and leads with 66

Kevin Tway returns to Kapalua a lot older, taller and better and makes his Sentry Tournament of Champions debut with a 7-under 66 to build a one-shot lead after the …

Golf notes: Bubba Watson wants to be at Presidents Cup as an assistant

Bubba Watson ends the year at No. 12 in the Presidents Cup standings, and his mission is to be at Royal Melbourne one year from now.

Doug Ferguson: Why it was special for Jon Rahm to beat his hero, Tiger Woods

Three victories in three countries against fields large and small, strong and weak, couldn’t make Jon Rahm’s year any better. Nothing could top one win that offered no money, no …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 3:23 p.m.

Patrick Reed moving on from Ryder Cup, shares Bahamas lead

Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are about as far apart as can be on the leaderboard after one round of the Hero World Challenge. Only they know how close they …

Golf capsules: Lexi Thompson, Charles Howell III close year with victories

Lexi Thompson was the best this week, and Ariya Jutanugarn was the best all season. Neither left any doubt about that Sunday.

Charles Howell opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Charles Howell III had an advantage of playing the right course for the cold, windy conditions Thursday at the RSM Classic. He made the most …

Matt Kuchar tied for lead at working vacation in Mexico

Matt Kuchar decides at the last minute to play the Mayakoba Golf Classic and makes it look like a wise decision with a 7-under 64 for a share of the …

Golf capsules: Xander Schauffele, Cameron Champ, Nelly Korda win big

Xander Schauffele gave the Americans a sweep of the World Golf Championships and quickly put a winless sophomore season behind him.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

Cameron Champ shoots 65, takes one-stroke lead at Sanderson Farms

Cameron Champ shot a 7-under 65 in wet, windy and unseasonably cool conditions at the Country Club of Jackson to take the first-round lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship. On …

Patrick Reed opens with 64 to take lead at HSBC Champions

Patrick Reed returns from his post-Ryder Cup break with a bogey-free round in windy conditions for an 8-under 64 and a two-shot lead in the HSBC Champions. Reed putted for …