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McIlroy looking for win, U.S. Open prep at Torrey Pines

Jan. 27, 2021 7:58 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rory McIlroy is playing the Farmers Insurance Open for just the third time, looking for his first tour victory since 2019 while getting a feel for the course that will host the U.S. Open in June. With seven-time winner Tiger Woods missing one of his favorite tournaments due to his fifth...

Phil Mickelson walks out from a bunker after hitting to the 17th green during the first round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Love appointed captain again, this time for Presidents Cup

Jan. 26, 2021 3:10 PM EST

Davis Love III is going back to where he was born for a job he knows as well as anyone. The PGA Tour has selected Love to be U.S. captain for the Presidents Cup in 2022 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trevor Immelman of South Africa previously was selected to be the International team captain....

Tony Finau watches his approach shot from the first fairway during the final round of The American Express golf tournament on the Pete Dye Stadium Course at PGA West, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Column: The lack of wins starting to pile up for Tony Finau

Jan. 26, 2021 1:04 PM EST

At least it can't be said Tony Finau is in a slump. He hasn't won enough for that. And that might be his biggest burden. In his seventh year on the PGA Tour, in 168 tournaments, his only victory was in March of 2016 at the Puerto Rico Open, the same week the top 64 in the world were in Texas for the Match Play. ...

Sporting KC hires Feilhaber as part of technical staff

Jan. 26, 2021 12:23 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City has hired longtime midfielder and former U.S. national team standout Benny Feilhaber as part of the Major League Soccer club's technical staff for the upcoming season. The club also announced Tuesday the hiring of trainers Randi Lininger and Eric Schwartz....

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2007, file photo, the 18th fairway with the Southern Hills Country Club clubhouse visible is viewed at the 89th PGA Golf Championship in Tulsa, Okla. The 2022 PGA Championship, originally scheduled for Trump National in New Jersey, will be played at Southern Hills. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)

Southern Hills to replace Trump National for '22 PGA

Jan. 25, 2021 5:18 PM EST

The PGA Championship is headed back to Southern Hills next year, the Oklahoma course that gets its eighth major championship earlier than expected after the PGA of America cut ties with former President Donald Trump. The 2022 PGA Championship originally was to be played at Trump National in Bedminster, New...

Justin Thomas waits to hit from the first tee during the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP)

Thomas keeps Citi sponsorship with money donated to LGBTQ

Jan. 25, 2021 2:05 PM EST

Investment bank Citi decided Monday to keep its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, condemning the anti-gay slur he muttered and requiring him to donate a “meaningful portion” of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes. Carla Hassan, the chief marketing officer of New York-based Citi, announced...

Si Woo Kim hits from the first fairway during the final round of The American Express golf tournament on the Pete Dye Stadium Course at PGA West Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Si Woo Kim holds off Cantlay to win The American Express

Jan. 24, 2021 8:23 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Si Woo Kim left the Coachella Valley a year ago with his back aching again and his game in disarray. The 25-year-old South Korean returned this week with a healthy back and a rock-solid mentality that didn't even waver when Patrick Cantlay threatened to run away with The American...

Jessica Korda celebrates as she sinks a putt on the 18th green during a playoff against Danielle Kang to win the final round of the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jessica Korda rallies to beat Kang in playoff at LPGA opener

Jan. 24, 2021 7:40 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — For Jessica Korda, the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions was all about her ability to just hang in there. Trailing by three shots headed to the back nine at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando on Sunday, she first caught Danielle Kang with a late four-birdie burst...

Clarke wins in Hawaii for 2nd straight Champions title

Jan. 23, 2021 10:29 PM EST

LA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Darren Clarke won the Mitsubishi Electric Championship by two strokes Saturday for his second straight PGA Tour Champions victory, playing the back nine in 6 under in a closing 8-under 64. The 52-year-old former British Open winner from Northern Ireland started the...

Max Homa hits to the 17th hole during the third round of The American Express golf tournament on the Pete Dye Stadium Course at PGA West, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Homa, Finau, Kim share 3rd-round lead at American Express

Jan. 23, 2021 8:23 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Max Homa has the word “relentless” tattooed on his right arm so the Southern California native will see it every morning when he brushes his teeth. Homa has been mercilessly chewing up the Stadium Course at The American Express with 17 birdies in the last two days...