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Justin Rose, of England, watches his second shot on the seventh hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 26, 2019 - 7:50 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose tracked the flight of his 3-wood until he saw it splash into the pond guarding the 18th green at Torrey Pines. He walked a few steps and pulled his cap down over his eyes, the look of a man who had just made a crucial mistake at the wrong time. Not really. This was only...
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Adam Long watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 20, 2019 - 7:33 pm
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 the tour, Long closed with a 7-under 65 on the Stadium Course at PGA West to beat playing partners Phil Mickelson and Adam...
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January 20, 2019 - 5:35 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Jazz Janewattananond shot a final-round 65 on Sunday to win the Singapore Open and qualify for this year's British Open. The Thai player carded seven birdies over the Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club to finish at 18-under 266, two strokes ahead of Yoshinori Fujimoto (68) and...
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Phil Mickelson smiles after his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 19, 2019 - 7:35 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson made three long birdie putts on the back nine Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Desert Classic. Making his first start of the year, the 48-year-old Mickelson shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on the Stadium Course at PGA West to get to...
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January 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko could only think about the putts that didn't go in, perhaps because she was used to making so many. Ko ran off four birdies on the front nine Saturday for a 30, and it was enough to carry her to a 5-under 66 and a share of the lead with Eun-Hee Ji going into...
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Shane Lowry of Ireland tees off on the 3rd hole in the final round of the Abu Dhabi Championship golf tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
January 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry won the Abu Dhabi Championship after being taken to the final hole on Saturday. The 31-year-old Lowry claimed his fourth European Tour title with a one-shot victory over South African Richard Sterne. Lowry had an overnight lead of three shots but...
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Shane Lowry of Ireland follows his ball on the 18th hole in round three of the Abu Dhabi Championship golf tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
January 18, 2019 - 9:43 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry kept up his brilliant scoring on the par-3 holes at the Abu Dhabi Championship in shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to extend his lead to three strokes on Friday. For the third straight day, the Irishman made birdie on the each of the short...
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Phil Mickelson heads off the green after shooting 12-under-par 60 in the first round of the Desert Classic golf tournament at La Quinta Country Club on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 17, 2019 - 8:43 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson still feels as young as ever. He still plays that way, too. Mickelson began his 27th full season as a pro Thursday by flirting with one of the few feats he hasn't accomplished — golf's magic number. The 48-year-old left-hander still shot a 12-under 60 in the...
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January 17, 2019 - 4:48 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No one was entirely sure what to expect from the first LPGA Tour event of the year — least of all Stacy Lewis. Nearly three months after Lewis became a mother, and six months after she last played on tour, she opened with seven birdies on Thursday for a 5-under 66 that...
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Matt Kuchar celebrates winning the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 14, 2019 - 12:02 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar didn't have the start he wanted Sunday in the Sony Open, not with three bogeys in five holes after making just one through three rounds. The finish was better than he could have imagined. Kuchar seized control late in the round with back-to-back birdie putts, the second...
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