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Rickie overcomes unusual ruling to win

Rickie overcomes unusual ruling to win

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Waste Management Phoenix Open prides itself on being a zero-landfill event, with cardboard receptacles marked “Recycle” and “Compost” all over the TPC Scottsdale course. Now, it seemed, Rickie Fowler was throwing away [...]

The People Await their Open

The People Await their Open

SCOTTSDALE, AZ –The chalets have been carpeted.  The beer is chilling. And the field is set for the 84th Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community. It’s the calm before the swarm. Nicknamed [...]

Cool Rose holds on for victory,  over Scott

Cool Rose holds on for victory, over Scott

SAN DIEGO — Justin Rose overcame a few nervous moments early in the final round with enough key putts down the stretch for a 3-under 69 to hold off Adam Scott and win the Farmers Insurance [...]

Rookie Long perseveres for first victory

Rookie Long perseveres for first victory

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Long made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Desert Classic for his first PGA TOUR title. Making his sixth career start on TOUR, Long [...]

Kuchar rallies late for 4-shot victory

Kuchar rallies late for 4-shot victory

HONOLULU — Matt Kuchar overcame three early bogeys that cost him the lead with flawless golf and two key birdies on the back nine to close with a 4-under 66 and win the Sony Open for [...]

Schauffele ties record, wins tourney

Schauffele ties record, wins tourney

KAPALUA, Hawaii — Xander Schauffele tied the Plantation course record at Kapalua with an 11-under 62 on Sunday, and he needed every shot to beat Gary Woodland by one shot and win the Sentry Tournament of [...]

Chambers’ roots for another U.S. Open

Chambers’ roots for another U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE – When Chambers Bay golf course was conceived in the early 2000s, built and opened in 2008 and hosted the U.S. Amateur in 2010 and the U.S. Open in 2015, there was and continues [...]

A new year brings golf rule changes

A new year brings golf rule changes

With the start of a new golf season, this is a good time to check out the revamped rules designed to speed up the game, especially for recreational golfers. Five-hour rounds just might become a thing [...]

Phil takes all from Tiger on 22nd hole

Phil takes all from Tiger on 22nd hole

Golf Channel LAS VEGAS — Ninety-three yards for $9 million. That’s how The Match was determined. It was an appropriate ending – a contrived finish to a contrived event. Phil Mickelson, on the 22nd hole of [...]

Action, not bets, focus of The Match

Action, not bets, focus of The Match

Golf Channel It was entertaining, even if contrived. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods baiting each other with what would normally be obscene amounts of money – with Lefty throwing down $100,000 that he birdies the first [...]