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Tiger Woods watches his second shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 14, 2020 - 9:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kuchar made a mess of the easiest hole at Riviera. He couldn't find the fairway and felt he was on the defensive all afternoon Friday in the Genesis Invitational. He was good enough with the short irons that Kuchar still managed a 2-under 69 and built a two-shot lead over...
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February 14, 2020 - 1:27 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Two men's golf tournaments co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours in Malaysia and China were postponed Friday because of the deadly new virus from China. The tournaments are the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur on April 16-19 and the China Open in Shenzhen...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 20, 2019, file photo, Korea's Inbee Park walks off the 10th tee during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, in Chaska, Minn. Seven-time major winner Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour win by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women's Australian Open on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 14, 2020 - 2:51 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Seven-time major winner Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour win by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women's Australian Open on Friday. Park's 4-under 69 left her with a two-round total of 10-under 136 at Royal Adelaide, level with England...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the third hole during the first round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 13, 2020 - 8:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods began with an unknowing tribute to Kobe Bryant by making an eagle putt that optical cameras measured at 24 feet, 8 inches. He ended his opening round with a reminder that getting around Riviera unscathed is no small task. That's what made Matt Kuchar's day all the...
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February 13, 2020 - 4:47 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff shot a 7-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead over defending champion Nelly Korda in the first round of the Women's Australian Open on Thursday. Ewart Shadoff had seven birdies at Royal Adelaide and held a one-stroke lead over Inbee Park and U.S. Open...
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Nick Taylor, of Canada, follows his shot from the fourth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 09, 2020 - 6:50 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career victory. With the gallery eager to see Mickelson add a record sixth victory at Pebble...
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Jason Day, of Australia, waves after making a birdie putt on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 07, 2020 - 8:09 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jason Day received a warm reminder Friday at Pebble Beach how good it feels to hit shots the way he wants, make a bunch of putts and see his name high on the leaderboard. Day made two long birdie putts across the green, holed a 40-yard wedge for eagle on the dangerous...
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February 07, 2020 - 4:57 am
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — First-round leader Madelene Sagstrom held a one-stroke lead over American rival Ally McDonald after two rounds of the LPGA's Vic Open. The tournament features male and female professionals playing in alternate groups over two courses at the 13th Beach Golf Links...
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American Dustin Johnson follows his ball at the 6th hole during the third round of the Saudi International at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Red Sea resort of King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
February 04, 2020 - 11:26 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Golfers at all levels keep hitting the ball farther, and the game's governing bodies plan to do something about it by going after the one area they can control — equipment. The USGA and the R&A on Tuesday released their “Distance Insights Project,” which revealed a...
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Webb Simpson celebrates making a birdie on the 18th green forcing a playoff during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA Tour golf event Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 03, 2020 - 12:09 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Webb Simpson was in big trouble when he drove into the right-side water on the par-5 15th. “I didn't think it was over," Simpson said. “But I thought, 'I'm going to really have to do something special to get back in it.'” He did — at friend Tony Finau's expense Sunday in...
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