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Justin Thomas hits from the bunker to the eighth green during the second round of the Zozo Championship golf tournament Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Thomas has a fast start for a 65 and a 1-shot lead at Zozo

Oct. 23, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Justin Thomas went from a fast finish one day to a fast start the next, and it carried him to a 7-under 65 on Friday and a one-shot lead in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. Thomas wasn't particularly thrilled, except for his position, mainly because the final stretch of holes...

Tiger Woods waits on the 10th green during the first round of the Zozo Championship golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Munoz in the lead and Woods with his worst score at Sherwood

Oct. 22, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The scorecards of Sebastian Munoz and Tiger Woods were unusual for different reasons Thursday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. That was only good news for one of them. Munoz twice holed out for eagle from a combined distance of 219 yards. He also had eight birdies. Throw...

FILE  - In this Oct. 28, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods celebrates after winning the Zozo Championship golf tournament at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan. Woods is the defending champion at a course where he has won five times. The Zozo Championship is the second Asia-based event to move to the United States this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

A return to Sherwood for Tiger, Mickelson but few others

Oct. 21, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sherwood Country Club again is hosting some of the world's best players, some of whom return to memories of clutch shots, free money and a happy time of the year with the holidays right around the corner. Just not very many of them. In another sign of a younger generation on...

Jason Kokrak holds the championship trophy after winning the CJ Cup golf tournament at Shadow Creek Golf Course Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Jason Kokrak wins CJ Cup to get PGA Tour title in 233rd try

Oct. 18, 2020 9:00 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Jason Kokrak was playing for the 233rd time in his 10th season on the PGA Tour without ever having won, so he didn't need any reminders Sunday in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek that anything would come easily. He watched Xander Schauffele stuff a wedge to 5 feet for birdie and roll...

Russell Henley tees off at the fifth hole during the third round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at Shadow Creek Golf Course, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Russell Henley with 67 soars to 3-shot lead at Shadow Creek

Oct. 17, 2020 9:26 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Russell Henley left everyone in his wake with three straight birdies to start the back nine, pivotal in turning a four-shot deficit into a three-shot lead by the end of the day in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek. He is going for his fourth PGA Tour victory. He has never had a lead...

Xander Schauffele, left, fist bumps with Viktor Hovland after finishing the second round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at the Shadow Creek Golf Course, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Schauffele goes on birdie run and leads at Shadow Creek

Oct. 16, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Xander Schauffele began his second round by missing a 4-foot birdie putt. That was hardly a sign of what was to follow Friday in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek. Schauffele made putts as short as 3 feet and as long as 35 feet. He chipped in from 20 feet. He seemingly couldn't miss...

The road to the Masters is a long way from Augusta National

Oct. 14, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — This is no ordinary road to the Masters. Instead of the tropical warmth of Florida in the spring, it starts in the hot desert air of Nevada in October. Instead of a series of PGA Tour events some 500 miles south of Augusta National with an occasional detour into Texas, this...

Bryson DeChambeau hits off the 10th tee during the final round of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

DeChambeau plans month away from competition before Masters

Oct. 13, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau has taken some unusual routes in his career, from his single-length clubs to bulking up in an effort to swing as hard as he can. Add to the list his decision to take a month off without competition leading to the Masters. The Shriners Hospitals for Children...

Brooks Koepka to return next week in Las Vegas for CJ Cup

Oct. 7, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brooks Koepka is ready to get back to golf, announcing Wednesday he will play next week in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. Koepka has not played since he missed the cut in the Wyndham Championship on Aug. 14. He withdrew ahead of the FedEx Cup playoffs because of lingering...

Dustin Johnson, of the United States, plays his shot from the fourth tee during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Loaded fields for Asia events now in Vegas, California

Sep. 29, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

Dustin Johnson leads the top five players in the world who have committed to play the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, the start of a two-week stretch of relocated Asia events that includes Tiger Woods returning to California. The CJ Cup typically is held in South Korea, followed by the Zozo Championship in...