Kaymer takes familiar position as leader in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- New year, same old story for Martin Kaymer at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship....

Phil Mickelson returns with scrambling 68 at La Quinta

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LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) -- Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so poorly in morning rain and cold that he hit a provisional ball just to get in another swing....

Phil Mickelson laments Chargers' move to LA

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LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) -- If more people in San Diego shared his passion for the Chargers, Phil Mickelson figures the NFL team wouldn't have bolted for Los Angeles....

Needing a part-time caddie, Westwood calls on familiar face
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Lee Westwood needed someone to carry his bag for him at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week when his long-time caddie dropped out following the death of his father....

Soundtrack to golf: Music played on range at Abu Dhabi event
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Looking relaxed in his black shorts and ankle-length socks, Thongchai Jaidee took aim at the range and hit a shot into the cloudless sky to the backdrop of "The Zephyr Song" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers....

Europe announces changes to Ryder Cup qualifying system

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Europe's team for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France will have an extra captain's pick and is set to contain more in-form players following a revamp of the qualifying system in the wake of a big loss to the United States last year....