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Casey, Cook lead tight Valspar field

Casey, Cook lead tight Valspar field

PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Paul Casey drove into Innisbrook and saw his picture on posters and programs, just what he needed to forget the cut he missed last week. He played Friday as though he wants [...]

Rory nudges Furyk for The Players title

Rory nudges Furyk for The Players title

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. –Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship and closed with a 2-under 70 to win the next best thing to a major. It [...]

Molinari charges from behind for win

Molinari charges from behind for win

ORLANDO, Fla. — British Open champion Francesco Molinari delivered another big moment on the 18th green at Bay Hill, without wearing a red shirt and leaving the flag stick in the cup. His 45-foot birdie puttt [...]

Last putt gives Mitchell first PGA win

Last putt gives Mitchell first PGA win

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Keith Mitchell made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win The Honda Classic for his first PGA Tour victory. Mitchell closed with a 3-under 67 to finish [...]

Thomas still hurting from hitting tree

Thomas still hurting from hitting tree

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Justin Thomas thought some ice and a couple of anti-inflammatory pills would fix his right arm. He was wrong. Still feeling the effects of an awkward shot in the opening round, [...]

DJ glides to victory; 20th career

DJ glides to victory; 20th career

MEXICO CITY – Death. Taxes. Dustin Johnson. There is a certain inevitability to it when Johnson has all facets of his A-game, as was the case at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship this week. In those [...]

Holmes overtakes Thomas for 5th win

Holmes overtakes Thomas for 5th win

PACIFIC PALISADES, Ca. — J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round and won a marathon finish Sunday in the Genesis Open for his first victory in three years and a trip back [...]

Casey is not a cold-weather golfer

Casey is not a cold-weather golfer

PEBBLE BEACH, Ca. – Paul Casey admits he doesn’t function well in the cold. That may explain why he failed to convert a three-stroke lead after 54 holes of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He also [...]

Mickelson finishes off Casey; 44th win

Mickelson finishes off Casey; 44th win

PEBBLE BEACH, Ca. — With plenty of sunlight and no drama, Phil Mickelson finished off a 7-under 65 to win the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Monday and match the tournament record with his fifth victory. [...]

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 [...]