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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 7:13 p.m.

Rory McIlroy opens with 63 as Tiger Woods struggles in Mexico debut

Rory McIlroy nearly made a hole-in-one on the same short par 4 where Tiger Woods hit his first competitive shot in Mexico out-of-bounds. McIlroy kept right on rolling to an …


Phil Mickelson hits every fairway, starts well at Pebble Beach with a 65

Phil Mickelson hits every fairway for the first time in 21 years on his way to a 6-under 65 at Monterey Peninsula, an ideal start on perhaps the last ideal …


Harold Varner III hears the roars on No. 16, shares first-round Phoenix Open lead

Harold Varner snaked in a long birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Thursday, capping off a 7-under 64 to tie Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas …


Phil Mickelson maintains 2-shot lead in Desert Classic

Phil Mickelson made three long birdie putts on the back nine Saturday in a bogey-free 6-under 66 on the Stadium Course at PGA West to take a two-stroke lead into …


Phil Mickelson shoots 12-under 60 at La Quinta in 2019 debut

Phil Mickelson still feels as young as ever. He still plays that way, too. Mickelson began his 27th full season as a pro by flirting with one of the few …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 4:39 p.m.

Major championships return to Texas with PGA of America move

The PGA of America is leaving Florida for a $520 million development in the Dallas area with two golf courses that will bring major championship golf back to Texas. The …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 7:04 p.m.

Golf capsules: DeChambeau wins in Las Vegas for 4th win in 12 starts

Bryson DeChambeau holed an eagle putt from just inside 60 feet on the 16th hole that carried him to a 5-under 66 and a one-shot victory over Patrick Cantlay in …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 7:39 p.m.

Peter Uihlein grabs first-round lead at Shriners Open

Peter Uihlein topped the leaderboard at 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, with Jordan Spieth three strokes back in his season debut.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Golf capsules: Marc Leishman wins CIMB Classic in Malaysia

Marc Leishman won the CIMB Classic by five strokes Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 to match Justin Thomas’ 2015 tournament record of 26-under 262. In Gee Chun won the …


Hale Irwin one stroke back at age 73

Hale Irwin shot a 5-under 67 at Pebble Beach in the Pure Insurance Championship, leaving the 73-year-old Hall of Famer a stroke behind leader David Frost in the PGA Tour …


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 …


Ex-bank executive Seth Waugh is new CEO at PGA of America

The PGA of America has selected former Deutsche Bank Americas chief executive Seth Waugh to be its next CEO. Waugh comes to the PGA of America with strong golf and …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

Putts won’t drop, but Tiger Woods moves up the board at PGA Championship anyway

Tiger Woods was one good putt away from an eagle that would’ve vaulted him into second place at the PGA Championship. Instead of one putt, he needed three. That disappointing …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

Brooks Koepka takes 2-shot lead at PGA Championship and goes for another major

Two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka took a step toward adding a third major to his short list of victories. Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday on the front nine …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:38 p.m.

PGA Championship notebook: The best Zach Johnson? Club pro 1 shot better than more well-known counterpart

There are two players going by the same name this week at the PGA Championship: Zach Johnson of Cedar Rapids, the two-time major winner, and Zach Johnson from Davis Park …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:32 p.m.

Gary Woodland sets scoring record but leads by only a stroke at rain-soaked PGA Championship

Gary Woodland followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book at the PGA Championship. Woodland had no choice but to play …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 7:51 p.m.

No sweat: Tiger Woods changes shirt and game to stay in mix at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods was 3-over par after the first two holes at the PGA Championship. He changed shirts before the third hole and his game got better. Woods scratched back to …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 7:39 p.m.

Gary Woodland feels at home in Missouri, leads PGA Championship with 64

Kansas-bred Gary Woodland is feeling right at home in enemy territory in Missouri. He delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship with a 64 to …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Justin Thomas steps out of the shadow of Jordan Spieth as PGA champion

Since winning the PGA Championship last year, along with four more victories, Justin Thomas has stepped out of the shadow of Jordan Spieth and other young stars and into his …


Keegan Bradley storms to within a stroke of lead with fantastic finish

Keegan Bradley played the last four holes in 6 under, making two of his three eagles on the day, to pull within a shot of the lead in the RBC …


Jordan Spieth returns claret jug, faces tough task getting it back

Jordan Spieth figured someone from the R&A would be waiting for him when he pulled into the parking lot at Carnoustie to take back the silver claret jug. Instead, he …


UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 5:27 p.m.

Paul Casey shoots 62 to take 4-shot lead in Travelers Championship

Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship. The Valspar winner in Florida in March for his first PGA …


UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 7:23 p.m.

Esteban Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Steve Stricker drops back

Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead in the American Family Insurance Championship. First-round leader Stricker followed his opening 64 …


Peter Malnati leads Wells Fargo; Tiger Woods survives the cut

Peter Malnati wanted to get away from results and think only about playing his best. He was at his best over the last three holes at the Wells Fargo Championship …


Satoshi Kodaira rallies to win 3-hole playoff at RBC Heritage

Early on, Satoshi Kodaira was thinking only of playing well enough Sunday to make it to next week’s PGA Tour stop.


Monday roars that sound like Sunday when Tiger Woods arrives

It was so sudden and thunderous that it reached the clubhouse. It was loud enough to startle spectators who wondered what they had missed. They had a pretty good idea …


Ian Poulter delivers to win Houston Open and get in Masters

Down to his last putt, Ian Poulter made a 20-foot birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff with Beau Hossler, and then he won the Houston Open with …


Henrik Stenson bounces back, shoots 64 at Bay Hill

Henrik Stenson had a hot putter, a much quieter crowd and a one-shot lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. One week after Stenson returned from his winter break and spent …


UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:04 p.m.

Phil Mickelson ends longest drought with playoff win in Mexico

Phil Mickelson ended the longest drought of his career with a playoff victory over Justin Thomas in the Mexico Championship, capping off a wild day that included Thomas holing out …


Justin Thomas delivers clutch moments to win Honda in playoff

Justin Thomas nearly holed a wedge that got him into a playoff, and then hit 5-wood over the water and onto the 18th green for a two-putt birdie to beat …