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Golf Bag: Yang triumphs in Thailand

Golf Bag: Yang triumphs in Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand — Amy Yang of South Korea won her second career women’s tour title at the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Sunday. Yang, who won her maiden title [...]

Harrington leads rain-marred Honda

Harrington leads rain-marred Honda

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fl. — Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go. A vicious storm [...]

Love is popular choice as ‘Cup captain

Love is popular choice as ‘Cup captain

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fl. — Davis Love III will get another chance to turn around the United States’ fortunes in the Ryder Cup, as the PGA of America named him captain for 2016 on Tuesday. Love, [...]

Butch Harmon willing to help Tiger

Butch Harmon willing to help Tiger

Butch Harmon has had a change of tune — he would be willing to help struggling former pupil Tiger Woods on a part-time basis to try to get Woods’ golf swing back in order, the noted [...]

James Hahn wins three-player playoff

James Hahn wins three-player playoff

PACIFIC PALISADES, Ca. — 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 third extra [...]

Trevino: Phil should ‘keep mouth shut’

Trevino: Phil should ‘keep mouth shut’

The Golf Channel It has been five months since Phil Mickelson made his infamous comments about the methods of U.S. Ryder Cup captains, but people are still weighing in. The latest is Lee Trevino. In an interview [...]

Couples “fine” with Davis ‘Cup Captain

Couples “fine” with Davis ‘Cup Captain

LOS ANGELES — Fred Couples said he is fine with Davis Love III reportedly getting the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captaincy, but he admitted he might have had a problem with the PGA of America had they [...]

Tiger decides to skip Honda Classic

Tiger decides to skip Honda Classic

Tiger Woods will not play next week’s Honda Classic at PGA National, electing to take more time away from the game rather than compete in the PGA Tour event nearest to his Jupiter, Florida, home. Woods [...]

Record romp at AT&T for Snedeker

Record romp at AT&T for Snedeker

PEBBLE BEACH, Ca. — Brandt Snedeker broke his own scoring record and won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for the second time in three years. Snedeker played bogey-free in the final round Sunday and left [...]

A G’Day for Day in Farmers playoff win

A G’Day for Day in Farmers playoff win

LA JOLLA, Ca. — Jason Day was playing to win and figured he lost. His chip from gnarly rough behind the 18th green at Torrey Pines came out hot, rolled out fast and tumbled off the front of [...]