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Leishman soars to win with  7-under 65

Leishman soars to win with 7-under 65

SAN DIEGO – It was a pretty good Australia Day for Marc Leishman.  The affable Australian took his PGA TOUR win tally to an impressive five after producing a stellar Sunday at Torrey Pines, claiming the [...]

Splendor on the grass

Splendor on the grass

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | Updated Jan. 26, 2020–New chalets have been erected.  The beer is chilling as the temperature is warming. Fans are already plotting their arrival times in hopes of getting a coveted spot in the [...]

Tiger goes low, others go lower in S.D.

Tiger goes low, others go lower in S.D.

SAN DIEGO — Tiger Woods had his lowest opening round of the year since 2011. It wasn’t enough to be among the leaders Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open, but it was fine with him. Coming [...]

Landry survives tight AmEx finish

Landry survives tight AmEx finish

LA QUINTA, Calif. – The players protested when PGA West’s Stadium Course first hosted a PGA TOUR event three decades ago. Pete Dye was trying to embarrass them with his sadistic design, they said. Dye claimed [...]

Smith rallies to win Sony in playoff

Smith rallies to win Sony in playoff

HONOLULU — Cameron Smith of Australia won his second PGA TOUR title on Sunday when he least expected it. Two shots behind with two holes to play, Smith made an 8-foot birdie putt on the final [...]

Thomas wins Sentry in playoff

Thomas wins Sentry in playoff

KAPALUA, Hawaii — Justin Thomas won a tournament he thought he threw away Sunday with a superb wedge to 3 feet for birdie on the third playoff hole at Kapalua to beat Patrick Reed and win [...]

Schauffele set to defend Sentry title

Schauffele set to defend Sentry title

KAPALUA — With the holiday season in the rearview, the 2019-20 PGA Tour season resumes with Sentry Tournament of Champions. Thirty-four golfers will tee it up at the winners’ only event at the re-imagined Kapalua Resort, [...]

Kucher’s  birdie clinches U.S. comeback

Kucher’s birdie clinches U.S. comeback

MELBOURNE, Australia – Matt Kuchar was worn out when he woke up Sunday morning for the final day of the Presidents Cup. He and partner Tony Finau had played 36 holes the day before, tying both [...]

A wild finish possible at Presidents Cup

A wild finish possible at Presidents Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia – Two years ago at Liberty National, the Sunday Singles in the Presidents Cup was a mere formality. The Americans’ commanding lead had drained much of the drama out of the final day. No [...]

LPGA Legends return to White Horse

LPGA Legends return to White Horse

The Legends Tour, official senior tour of the LPGA, has announced that it will return to the Greater Seattle Area in 2020 for the third annual Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup. The event will be held May [...]