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Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

AT&T dives back into golf with Spieth

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The relationship between Jordan Spieth and AT&T would seem to make perfect sense.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods to take some time off

PEBBLE BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods says his golf is not acceptable for the PGA Tour and he will not return until it is.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

PGA Tour winners so far fit same profile

Five weeks into the new year, all five winners on the PGA Tour were among the top 50 in the world.
By Doug Ferguson

Poulter puts emphasis back on his putting

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Ian Poulter has seen the putting statistics. And he didn't like what he saw.
By Doug Ferguson

Loss of four hall-of-famers in 10 days is difficult to take

If there has ever been a greater collective loss in the history of sports, please don't remind me of it. It's hard to imagine worse.
By Scott Michaux

Sorenstam among the R&A's first seven female members

The R&A announced seven female members today to the previously all-male club

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Biggest obstacle facing Woods might be between the ears

The look on the practice range is one of uncertainty. On the golf course, it is one of resignation. Woods has never appeared more fragile. And he has never been the subject of so much sympathy.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Jason Day wins at Torrey Pines in a playoff

SAN DIEGO - Jason Day won a four-man playoff Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open with a par on the second extra hole at tough Torrey Pines.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Former Masters champ Casper dies at 83

Billy Casper, the 1970 Masters Tournament champion who was one of the most prolific winners on the PGA Tour but was overshadowed at the height of his career by the "Big Three," died Saturday at ...
By Doug Ferguson

Austrian leads by two in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Bernd Wiesberger is positioned to cap a superb month of golf with victory in the Malaysian Open after shooting 9-under-par 63 on Saturday, taking a two-shot lead going ...

Holmes, English share lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - J.B. Holmes and Harris Englishare at the top of a crowded leaderboard in the Farmers Insurance Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Westwood shares lead in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Defending champion Lee Westwood was joined by Alejandro Canizares of Spain to top the Malaysian Open leaderboard.

English leads as Mickelson and big names head home

SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods is gone from Torrey Pines, and Phil Mickelson joined him Friday by missing the cut.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Westwood, McDowell share lead in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Defending champion Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell both shot 6-under-par 66s to share the lead at the Malaysian Open.

Woods withdraws from tournament

Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open today because of apparent back injury.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

McIlroy settles with ex-management group

DUBLIN - Rory McIlroy reached a settlement with his former management company on Wednesday, cutting a multi-million-dollar deal to end their contract dispute and avoid a lengthy court case.

Michaux: Sifford just wanted to compete

Charlie Sifford was already deep into his 70s when I first started talking to him - far removed from the bile and hatred that defined his career. 
By Scott Michaux

Wrens golf course to close

For the last six years Dianne Litchfield and her family have owned and operated Four Seasons Golf Course in Wrens. By the end of this month they plan to have sold off the equipment and walked away.
By Parish Howard

Sifford, who broke golf's color barrier, dies at 92

Charlie Sifford, who only wanted a chance to play and broke the color barrier in golf as the first PGA Tour member, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Tiger Woods has a long way to go

SAN DIEGO — No one can recall these kinds of odds for Tiger Woods at any tournament, certainly not one at Torrey Pines. He is listed at 50-to-1, which prompted a question. Was that to win? Or ...
By Doug Ferguson

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