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In brief: Record-setting night for Stephen Curry as Warriors defeat Magic

Stephen Curry scored 51 points and set an NBA record with a 3-pointer in his 128th consecutive game as the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 130-114 on Thursday …


Tiger Woods posts video to rebut rumors of his demise

Tiger Woods posted a video of him swinging a 9-iron in a golf simulator on Wednesday to shoot down rumors on social media that suggested his recovery from back surgeries …


After all these years, Riviera holds its own against the best

The PGA Tour at Riviera is must-see TV for Lanny Wadkins because it’s personal.


Phoenix Open draws record crowd

The Waste Management Phoenix Open drew an estimated 201,003 fans Saturday at TPC Scottsdale to break the tournament and golf record.


Snedeker winds up a winner at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO – With his glove tucked in his back pocket and a putter in his hand, Brandt Snedeker walked off the green pumping his arms to celebrate a six-shot …


Gomez wins Sony Open in a playoff over Snedeker

HONOLULU – Fabian Gomez of Argentina closed with two birdies for an 8-under 62, and then made his 11th birdie of the day on the second playoff hole to beat …


The history of the secondary cut starts at Sony Open

Until this year, the Sony Open did not hold many fond memories for Brandt Snedeker.


Golf Capsules: Justin Thomas shoots course record 61 at CIMB Classic

Justin Thomas shot a course-record 11-under 61 on Friday in oppressive tropical heat to take a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic.


Golf Capsules

Smylie Kaufman won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas on Sunday in his fifth PGA Tour start, shooting a 10-under 61 and waiting more than two hours …


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Brett Stegmaier takes 1-shot lead in Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Las Vegas

Brett Stegmaier birdied the final hole for a 3-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.


Steele survives tough day to keep lead at Silverado

Brendan Steele did not feel much different about his game Friday except for his score. One thing that didn’t change was his name atop the leaderboard – by two shots …


Jordan Spieth wins Tour Championship to cap off big season

ATLANTA – Jordan Spieth treated the Tour Championship as if it were a major. He played like it was, too. Looking for a fitting finish to a sensational season, Spieth …


In brief: Jason Day ties PGA Tour record for 36 holes

GOLF: A long day for Jason Day ended even better than it began, thanks to an eagle putt at the 18th that extended his lead to five shots at the …


Rickie Fowler’s steady play produces Deutsche Bank championship

NORTON, Mass. – Rickie Fowler delivered all the right shots Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship, and then he delivered some champagne. He stood near the wood railing overlooking a …


In brief: He’s back? Tiger Woods has best round in two years

GOLF: Tiger Woods had his best round in more than two years Thursday, shooting a 6-under 64 in the first round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Two-time …


Gomez gets first PGA Tour victory

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Fabian Gomez of Argentina won his first PGA Tour title Sunday at the St. Jude Classic, beating England’s Greg Owen by four strokes. Gomez, 36, started the …


Lingmerth wins Memorial on third hole of playoff

David Lingmerth didn’t crack over the final two hours Sunday at the Memorial, outlasting Justin Rose with a par on the third playoff hole at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, …


Bowditch wins Byron Nelson tournament

Steven Bowditch closed with a 5-under 64 for a four-shot victory Sunday in the AT&T Byron Nelson, winning in the Australian’s adopted home for his second career title – both …


In brief: Masters champ Jordan Spieth tied for lead at Colonial

GOLF: Masters champion Jordan Spieth got his homecoming off to a leading start with a birdie before dark. Spieth made a 20-foot putt from just off the fringe on the …


Jack Nicklaus, 75, thrills crowd with hole-in-one

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jack Nicklaus thrilled the crowd Wednesday at the annual Masters par-3 contest, making a hole-in-one on the fourth hole. The six-time Masters champion, playing in the exhibition …


Ben Crenshaw gives it one last try at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth were already on the 18th green, ready to hit a few putts. Ben Crenshaw was back down the fairway, still 100 yards …


Dustin Johnson wins at Doral

A month after he returned from his curious leave of absence, Dustin Johnson was posing with another big trophy. In a power show Sunday on the Blue Monster in Doral, …


Padraig Harrington uses playoff victory for first PGA win since 2008

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, never wavered from one goal in golf. Just …


Hahn wins first tour event in 3-way playoff

Too nervous to look, too stunned to dance, James Hahn won the Northern Trust Open for his first PGA Tour title Sunday by holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the …


Victory just in nick of time for Snedeker

Brandt Snedeker broke his own scoring record and won the AT&T Pebble Beach (California) National Pro-Am for the second time in three years. Snedeker played bogey-free in the final round …


Day turns near disaster into win at Torrey Pines

Two feet away from chipping into the water, Jason Day turned a good break into a big win Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff …


Sifford came to Spokane in 1997 to aid club’s efforts

Spring was moving aside for summer in 1997, and golf was being turned on its head. A couple months before, Tiger Woods had become the first African- American to win …


In brief: Tiger Woods drops out of Farmers Insurance Open with back pain

Golf: For the third time in his last eight PGA Tour events, Tiger Woods got into a cart in the middle of his round and was driven to the parking …


In brief: Golfer Dustin Johnson denies cocaine rumors

Golf: Golfer Dustin Johnson says in a magazine interview that cocaine is not the reason he chose to sit out the last six months to get his life in order. …


Golf notes: Masters races to keep field to less than 100 players

Here’s a new tradition unlike any other – the race to see if the Masters can keep its field to less than 100 players by April. For the fourth time …