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Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Oosthuizen, Larrazabal share Qatar Masters lead

DOHA, Qatar - Louis Oosthuizen made another fast start to his first tournament of the year, shooting 7-under-par 65 in the first round of the Qatar Masters to share the lead with Pablo Larrazabal ...

Mickelson is playing in his backyard this week

SAN DIEGO - The best thing about Phil Mickelson playing at Torrey Pines is that it's his hometown event on the PGA Tour, and he is treated accordingly. These days, that might be the only thing ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Spieth's latest stop is Singapore

Jordan Spieth's worldwide golf adventure continues this week at the Singapore Open.

Younger TV golf announcers are in the wings

A generational shift might be coming soon involving TV golf announcers
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Fowler eyes major to merit inclusion in golf's elite

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Golf's new "Big Three" has been around for only a few months, and already there's talk of the exclusive group being expanded.
By Steve Douglas

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Dufner wins playoff in CareerBuilder Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner made two great escapes. The first, from Alcatraz, no less. David Lingmerth got no such reprieve at PGA West’s punishing TPC Stadium Course.
By John Nicholson

Rickie Fowler recovers from early gaffes to win in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Rickie Fowler birdied three of the remaining seven holes in his third round Sunday to break free of a congested leading group and take a two-shot lead at the Abu ...
By Steve Douglas

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Dufner leads by two in the desert

Jason Dufner made birdie on seven of the final nine holes for 8-under-par 64 and a two-stroke lead with one round left at PGA West's TPC Stadium Course.

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Dufner leads by one in the PGA Tour's CareerBuilder Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Jason Dufner patiently worked his way around PGA West's TPC Stadium Course on Friday to take the lead in the CareerBuilder Challenge.

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Mickelson has solid round in return

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Phil Mickelson returned from a long layoff with a big mid-round run that put him four shots off the lead in the CareerBuilder Challenge.

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Mickelson returns after long layoff

Phil Mickelson is making his first start since the Presidents Cup in October, in the CareerBuilder Challenge.

Spieth's world tour continues in midweast

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The latest stop for Jordan Spieth on his tour of the golfing world is the Middle East and an eagerly anticipated head to head with Rory McIlroy at the Abu Dhabi ...
By Steve Douglas

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Scott uncertain if he'll play golf in the Olympics

Adam Scott has made it clear over the last several months that the Olympics aren't a priority. What he hasn't said is whether he will represent Australia if eligible, which is likely.

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Gomez prevails in playoff at Sony Open

HONOLULU - Fabian Gomez closed with two birdies for 8-under-par 62, and then made his 11th birdie of the day on the second playoff hole to beat Brandt Snedeker on Sunday in the Sony Open
By Doug Ferguson

Europe cruises in EurAsia Cup

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia - Europe dominated Sunday's singles matches 9½ to 2½ to comfortably win the EurAsia Cup.

Teenager wins Latin America Amateur

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic - Paul Chaplet closed with a 2-under 70 on Sunday to win the Latin America Amateur, sending the 16-year-old from Costa Rica to the Masters just over six years after ...
By John Boyette

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Blair claims share of lead with Snedeker in the Sony Open

HONOLULU - Zac Blair missed a 2-foot birdie putt on his final hole Saturday and had to settle for a share of the lead with Brandt Snedeker.

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Snedeker leads Kisner by one at Sony Open

HONOLULU - A new driver, a new swing and Brandt Snedeker is starting to feel just like new.
By Doug Ferguson

Europe leads EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Europe grabbed the lead over Asia in the EurAsia Cup by 4½ to 1½ after the opening day at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club on Friday.

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Kisner among those tied for Sony Open lead

HONOLULU - Vijay Singh made birdie on his last two holes for 7-under-par 63 and a share of the lead with Aiken's Kevin Kisner, Brandt Snedeker, Ricky Barnes and Morgan Hoffmann.

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