Golf

Rickie Fowler, right, poses with Tiger Woods and the trophy after Fowler won the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 03, 2017 - 6:15 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rickie Fowler was the first player to offer a scouting report on Tiger Woods ahead of his celebrated return to golf, hinting that Woods was hitting it "way by" him in some of their matches in Florida. Fowler's own game apparently was in pretty good shape, too. Seven shots...
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December 02, 2017 - 6:58 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods fell behind early and never recovered. Charley Hoffman pulled away late and made himself hard to beat. Hoffman handled the blustery conditions Saturday in the Hero World Challenge for a 2-under 70, one of only five rounds under par, and built a five-shot lead...
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Tiger Woods reacts on the fourth hole at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2017 - 4:47 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left. Playing for the first time since his fourth back surgery, Woods returned from a 10-month layoff with a 3-under 69 on a breezy Thursday in the Bahamas and was three shots behind Tommy Fleetwood...
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LPGA Tour pro Ariya Jutanugarn is embraced by her sister and fellow pro Moriya Jutanugarn after sinking a birdie putt on the eighteenth hole to claim outright victory during the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburón Golf Club Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in Naples, Fla. Jutanugarn won the tournament with a score of fifteen-under par. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 6:37 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson never had a putt so short that was potentially worth so much. She had a one-shot lead when she settled over a 2-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship. A victory would be worth $500,000 in prize money and $1 million in a bonus...
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Austin Cook celebrates his winning putt on the 18th green during the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 19, 2017 - 5:42 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic. Now the Arkansas player is one of them. The PGA Tour rookie held off veterans Brian Gay, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner and Brian Harman on Sunday at the chilly, windy Sea Island Club's Seaside...
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November 18, 2017 - 7:09 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to increase his lead to three strokes in the RSM Classic. Cook, a shot ahead after a second-round 62, had five birdies and a bogey — his first of the week — to reach 18-under 194 with a round left at Sea Island...
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Michelle Wie putts on the 18th hole during the third round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in Naples, Fla. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park was in the palmetto bushes, near the base of the tree, in the bunkers and going nowhere in the CME Group Tour Championship. Perhaps most surprising at the end of the day was that Park was no longer in the lead. What looked to be a victory lap for the 24-year-old...
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Justin Rose from England walks on the18th fairway during the third round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Justin Rose will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the season-ending Tour Championship as he attempts to win a third straight title on the European Tour and a second career Race to Dubai crown. The 37-year-old Rose made a gutsy par save on the final hole...
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November 12, 2017 - 5:53 pm
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Patton Kizzire has won his first PGA Tour title by beating Rickie Fowler over 36 holes on the final day of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Kizzire closed with rounds of 66-67 on Sunday for a one-shot victory over Fowler, who fell four shots behind until putting together...
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November 11, 2017 - 6:29 pm
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Rickie Fowler woke up at 5 a.m. Saturday and played three holes in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. It was enough to get him a three-way share of the 36-hole lead going into a marathon finish in Mexico. Fowler and Patrick Rodgers had to wait out a five-hour rain delay...
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