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Dustin Johnson showing dominant form

Dustin Johnson showing dominant form

AUSTIN — Here are the match recaps for Thursday’s Day 2 of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play. Ths file will be updated throughout the day as matches are completed at Austin Country Club. The [...]

Day withdraws out of concern for mother

Day withdraws out of concern for mother

AUSTIN — Jason Day has taken an indefinite leave from golf after emotionally revealing his mother, Adenil “Dening” Day, has been diagnosed with potentially terminal lung cancer. Day walked off the course after six holes of [...]

A waterlogged journey to Oregon Coast

A waterlogged journey to Oregon Coast

(First of two parts) FLORENCE, Or. – The original game plan was to play 103 holes over a five-day period on the Oregon coast, preferably under various weather conditions – from sunny skies and comfortable temperatures, to [...]

Leishman has a g’day, wins Palmer

Leishman has a g’day, wins Palmer

ORLANDO, Fla. — Marc Leishman holed a 50-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to take the lead Sunday, and he stayed there with two tough pars at the end to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational and earn [...]

Bank of Hope Founders Cup highlights

Bank of Hope Founders Cup highlights

SCOTTSDALE — Early notes, quotes, pics and video LYDIA KO | Pre-tournament It’s definitely nice to see some good results the last couple weeks in Asia.  To see those kind of good results with all the [...]

Nordqvist sets course record in Hope

Nordqvist sets course record in Hope

PHOENIX — On a day when low scores were abundant at Wildfire Golf Club, it was Anna Nordqvist’s 61 that took the lead in round three of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. Nordqvist 11-under par [...]

Inkster cements Legends status

Inkster cements Legends status

by Candace Oehler & GW News Services (Inkster trophy photo credit Rick Sharp) Sun City West, AZ – Veteran Juli Inkster heads into the LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup on the heels of a dominating [...]

Hadwin hangs on to win first PGA title

Hadwin hangs on to win first PGA title

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Adam Hadwin only wanted a chance to win on the final hole Sunday at the Valspar Championship. He could have done without the self-inflicted drama. Hadwin lost a two-shot lead with one [...]

Is a ‘variable distance’ ball viable?

Is a ‘variable distance’ ball viable?

With an increasing eye on advances made in golf equipment, USGA executive director and CEO Mike Davis offered an interesting solution: a “variable distance” golf ball. Speaking at the North American Golf Innovation Symposium, Davis outlined an option [...]

Johnson shows world who’s No. 1

Johnson shows world who’s No. 1

MEXICO CITY — Dustin Johnson didn’t flinch when a challenge arrived out of nowhere Sunday, playing mistake-free over the final five holes to win the Mexico Championship in his debut as the No. 1 player in [...]