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Brett Quigley shoots 64 to take Cologuard Classic lead

Feb. 28, 2020 8:06 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Brett Quigley birdied six of the last seven holes Friday for a 9-under 64 and the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Cologuard Classic. The winner a month ago in Morocco in his second Champions start, the 50-year-old Quigley birdied Nos. 12-15 and 17-18 on Tucson National's...

Brendan Steele hits from a bunker on the 16th hole during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Steele takes 1-shot lead at midpoint of The Honda Classic

Feb. 28, 2020 6:55 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brendan Steele made a couple of big mistakes down the stretch, and still was more than good enough to grab the outright lead at the midpoint of The Honda Classic. Steele shot a 3-under 67 on Friday, getting to 5 under for the week and putting himself a shot clear of J.T....

Tiger Woods tees off on the ninth hole during the third round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Woods takes 3rd straight week off by skipping Bay Hill

Feb. 28, 2020 5:30 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is taking a third straight week off by deciding against playing the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. Woods hasn't played since his 76-77 weekend at Riviera, where he finished 68th in the Genesis Invitational while serving as tournament host. He decided against the...

Brooks Koepka reacts after missing a putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Koepka fails to make putts and is done at Honda Classic

Feb. 28, 2020 1:47 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brooks Koepka’s only birdie on Friday happened without the help of his putter, which made all the sense in the world. The highest-ranked player in The Honda Classic field this week simply couldn’t score, and his tournament is over. Koepka missed six putts...

CORRECTS DATE. Sweden's Pernilla Lindberg prepares to play during the opening round of the New Zealand Golf Open in Queenstown, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 2Y, 2020. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)

LPGA's Lindberg misses cut in men's NZ Open

Feb. 28, 2020 1:55 AM EST

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (AP) — LPGA major winner Pernilla Lindberg of Sweden has missed the cut at the New Zealand Golf Open after becoming the first woman to play in the 101-year-old men's professional tournament. Lindberg shot 1-over 73 Friday to follow her first round 9-over par 80, finishing in a tie...

Harris English lines up a putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Lewis, English ride exemptions to early Honda Classic lead

Feb. 27, 2020 6:47 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Sponsor exemptions are basically free-play gifts handed out by the people in charge of golf tournaments, a handful of invitations available most weeks to those who wouldn’t have otherwise qualified for an event. Tom Lewis and Harris English were among the recipients...

Rickie Fowler walks on the 17th green during the Pro-Am of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. PGA National's signature test is a three-hole span on the back called

The Honda Classic is much more than 'The Bear Trap'

Feb. 26, 2020 3:25 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — PGA National’s signature test is a three-hole span on the back nine called “The Bear Trap,” named for Jack Nicklaus and touted as one of the most demanding stretches in all of golf. The par-3 15th, with water down the right side. The par-4 16th, with the...

Koepka: 'I'm going to play where the best players play'

Feb. 26, 2020 1:09 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brooks Koepka said he respects everything Rory McIlroy had to say on the notion of a Premier Golf League and why he wouldn’t want to be part of one. Then again, McIlroy’s thoughts apparently aren’t going to sway Koepka. The world’s No. 3 player...

Patrick Reed of the United States gives the thumbs up after winning the WGC-Mexico Championship golf tournament, at the Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Column: A noisy West Coast swing not all about the golf

Feb. 25, 2020 6:16 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The PGA Tour delivered plenty of drama during the West Coast swing. Most of it was outside the ropes. After two months that went from rain in Hawaii to sunshine at Pebble Beach to the high altitude of Mexico City, about the only conclusions to draw were that Rory McIlroy is playing good...

FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Cristie Kerr reacts to her approach shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Kerr will be part of Golf Channel's broadcast team at the Honda Classic this week. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Cristie Kerr brings her views to TV at Honda Classic

Feb. 25, 2020 2:48 PM EST

Cristie Kerr returns to action this week on the golf course without her clubs: Golf Channel is using the 20-time LPGA Tour winner for the Honda Classic. This is more dipping toes in the water instead of a plunge. “I struck up a friendship with Golf Channel recently thinking that I'm going to get into...