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John David Mercer USA TODAY Spor
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January 25, 2019 - 10:28 am
Can The Cat make another charge at Torrey Pines in his first tourney of the year? Jon Rahm fired a 10-under 62 in the opening round. Tiger Woods is eight shots back after the first day.
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January 17, 2019 - 3:48 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No one was entirely sure what to expect from the first LPGA Tour event of the year — least of all Stacy Lewis. Nearly three months after Lewis became a mother, and six months after she last played on tour, she opened with seven birdies on Thursday for a 5-under 66 that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods laughs during a news conference after finishing on the north course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the pro-am event at the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, in San Diego. Woods is starting another year at Torrey Pines, this time with higher expectations. Woods announced Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, that he will play in the Farmers Insurance Open next week. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
January 16, 2019 - 12:52 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods is starting another year at Torrey Pines, this time with higher expectations. Woods announced Wednesday that he will play in the Farmers Insurance Open next week. He has won the tournament seven times, and Torrey Pines is where he won the U.S. Open in 2008. Woods tied...
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Gary Woodland plays his shot from the third tee during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 05, 2019 - 8:35 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One day, Gary Woodland pulled away with five straight birdies. The next day, all it took was one big putt. The challenge now is to finish off the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland broke a tie with Rory McIlroy by making a 65-foot eagle putt on 15th hole, and he closed...
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Phil Mickelson celebrates after sinking a put to defeat Tiger Woods at a playoff hole in a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Phil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems. Mickelson won on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf...
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Charles Howell III hits off the third tee during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 17, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Two quick birdies and Charles Howell III was five shots ahead. Four hours later, he was reminded why winning never comes easily, especially for someone who has gone more than 11 years and 332 starts since his last victory. Howell didn't make enough birdies Saturday to...
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Bryson DeChambeau hits off the first tee during the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 04, 2018 - 5:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — 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 the Shriners Hospital for Children Open on Sunday. DeChambeau won for the fourth time in his last 12 starts on the PGA...
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Xander Schauffele of the United States tees off for round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 28, 2018 - 3:34 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Xander Schauffele has made it a clean sweep of American winners in the World Golf Championships. Schauffele birdied his last two holes Sunday for a 4-under 68 and then two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th in a playoff to beat Tony Finau and win the HSBC Champions. Schauffele...
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Europe's Rory McIlroy hits the ball from a bunker during the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. This year HSBC Champions at Sheshan International starts with a top-heavy field that includes five of the six top players in the world and all the major champions from this year. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 25, 2018 - 3:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Patrick Reed had a Ryder Cup he'd like to forget and spent three weeks at home in Texas preparing to finish the year strong. He was at his best Thursday in the HSBC Champions. Even in blustery conditions, Reed putted for birdie on every hole at Sheshan International and closed out...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States poses with his trophy after winning the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 3:24 am
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka is golf's new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes. Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world's top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the top...
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