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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.

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Stricker is refreshed as he begins his season

Steve Stricker decided three years ago to start cutting back on his schedule. Now he can't wait to get started.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Spieth says it's too early for comparisions with Woods

To compare Jordan Spieth with Tiger Woods is not a mistake because Spieth does it all the time.
By Doug Ferguson

Pepper wins a Golf Writers Association of America award

Dottie Pepper will receive the William D. Richardson Award from the Golf Writers Association of America for her outstanding contributions to the game.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

Spieth sends statement as big as his 8-shot win

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Jordan Spieth went on Twitter in the final hour of 2015 to say, "Would rather this year not end." Maybe it never did.
By Doug Ferguson

Robert Allenby seeking to put 'nightmare' behind him

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Robert Allenby returned to paradise with hopes of putting a nightmare behind him.
By Doug Ferguson

Junior Invitational partners with PGA REACH

The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club is partnering with PGA REACH, according to a news release issued Monday.

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Stone earns first victory on European Tour

JOHANNESBURG - Brandon Stone won the South African Open on Sunday for his maiden European Tour title, becoming the youngest player to win the event since it joined the tour schedule in 1997.

Spieth opens the new year in style with win at Kapalua

Jordan Spieth was right about the show not being over. He began the new year with a dominant victory in the Tournament of Champions to join Tiger Woods as the only players since 1970 to have seven ...
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Spieth leads by five shots in Hawaii

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Jordan Spieth shot 8-under-par 65 on Saturday to build a five-shot lead over Brooks the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Spieth leads by 4 in Hawaii

Jordan Spieth shot 9-under-par 64 for a four-shot lead in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Friday.

Augusta National green jacket sold at auction

An Augusta National Golf Club green jacket from the 1960s donated to a Houston charity in a bundle of clothes has sold for thousands of dollars to a Pennsylvania car dealer.

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Reed takes first-round lead in Hawaii

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed had three eagle attempts Thursday and made the last one for 8-under-par 65 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth in the Hyundai Tournament ...

Michaux: PGA Tour winners so far are on the young side

The fall season on the PGA Tour opened up the box on a new generation of talented young guys who will be challenging each other for major titles as guys like Phil Mickelson fade out and Woods ...
By Scott Michaux

Augusta native Sigg looking to build on momentum in 2016

Midway through his junior season at Georgia, Augusta’s Greyson Sigg looks out at the PGA Tour horizon and sees plenty of red and black.
By Chris Gay

Water a hazard at Champions Retreat

Champions Retreat has been affected by the recent rainfall across the area.
By Scott Rouch

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Day had more vertigo after the U.S. Open

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Jason Day fought through symptoms of vertigo to share the 54-hole lead at the U.S. Open in one of gutsiest rounds of the year. But that wasn't the end of his vertigo.
By Doug Ferguson

Spieth begins new season in Hawaii

Jordan Spieth is well aware of the attention that will be heaped on him when he starts a new year at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which begins today. 
By Doug Ferguson

Irish golf star O'Connor Jr. dies

Christy O'Connor Jr., the Irish golfer who produced the shot of his life that helped Europe retain the Ryder Cup in 1989, has died.

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Spieth completes sweep of awards

Jordan Spieth completed his sweep of all the awards when the Golf Writers Association of America voted him male player of the year.
By Doug Ferguson

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