Golf

December 09, 2018 - 7:15 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to...
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Spain's Jon Rahm hits from the fourth tee during the last round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 02, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jon Rahm turned a potential shootout into a Bahamas breeze on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a five-shot victory in the Hero World Challenge. Starting in a three-way tie with Tony Finau and Henrik Stenson, Rahm took the lead when Finau made bogey on the par-3 eighth...
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Spain's Jon Rahm shoots towards the fifteenth hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 5:45 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — In his first trip to the Hero World Challenge, it didn't take Jon Rahm long to figure out how to score. Being aggressive starts with keeping the ball in play. And with five par 5s and a pair of reachable par 4s at Albany Golf Club, plenty of birdies should be available. That...
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Tiger Woods adjusts his sunglasses before hitting from the seventh hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Woods now is No. 13 in the world as he hosts this holiday tournament for the 20th time. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Upon further review, Tiger Woods hit the ball more than once trying to escape from a palm bush. And under an 18-month-old decision in the Rules of Golf, he avoided a penalty Friday in the Hero World Challenge because PGA Tour officials — and Woods — could only see the...
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Tiger Woods, izquierda, estrecha la mano de Phil Mickelson, derecha, luego de perder un duelo por nueve millones de dólares en el campo de golf Shadow Creek, el viernes 23 de noviembre de 2018, en Las Vegas. (AP Foto/John Locher)
November 24, 2018 - 7:43 pm
Turner's B/R Live brand is offering a refund to those who experienced technical difficulties during the Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods pay-per-view match in Las Vegas. B/R Live said Saturday that it would offer refunds. Charter Spectrum, Cox Communications, Dish/Sling TV and AT&T — via its DirecTV...
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Phil Mickelson celebrates after sinking a put to defeat Tiger Woods at a playoff hole in a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Phil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems. Mickelson won on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf...
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Charles Howell III reacts after winning a playoff against Patrick Rodgers on the 18th green in the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 18, 2018 - 8:16 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the RSM Classic to end an 11-year victory drought. Howell dropped to his knees and buried his head in his hands, then tearfully embraced wife Heather and...
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Charles Howell III hits off the third tee during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 17, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Two quick birdies and Charles Howell III was five shots ahead. Four hours later, he was reminded why winning never comes easily, especially for someone who has gone more than 11 years and 332 starts since his last victory. Howell didn't make enough birdies Saturday to...
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Lexi Thompson tees off during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Naples, Fla. (Andrew West/The News-Press via AP)
November 17, 2018 - 4:11 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson has control of the CME Group Tour Championship, and Ariya Jutanugarn is in control of just about everything else. Thompson's 4-under 68 on Saturday pushed her to 16 under after three rounds of the LPGA's season-ending event. She moved three shots clear of Nelly...
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Charles Howell III hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 16, 2018 - 3:27 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III was just as good on the tougher scoring course at Sea Island with another 64 to match the best 36-hole score of his career and build a three-shot lead in the RSM Classic. Howell was bogey-free for the second straight round. He ran off four birdies in...
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