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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020, file photo, Nick Taylor, of Canada, holds up his trophy on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. The win got him into his first Masters, but Taylor will miss out on the roars without spectators. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Column: First-timers at Masters won't get the real Masters

Oct. 27, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor has never been to the Masters. He already is motivated to get back. Taylor is excited to be playing Augusta National in two weeks, make no mistake about that. The 32-year-old Canadian has only watched on television, often enough to have a good idea what to expect....

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...

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...

Bryson DeChambeau en el hoyo 13 en la primera ronda del torneo Shriners Hospitals for Children Open en Las Vegas el 8 de octubre del 2020. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Cantlay in familiar place, atop leaderboard in Las Vegas

Oct. 9, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Cantlay has played the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open so well that he wasn't the least bit concerned when he was stuck in neutral Friday. Four straight birdies later, he was right up at the top again. Cantlay ran off four straight birdies at the midway point of his round and...

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...

Collin Morikawa, of the United States, chips onto the eighth green during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

October means final group at Women's PGA won't have leaders

Oct. 6, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

So much for that notion of a 54-hole lead giving players more time to sleep in. The PGA of America had to get creative with an October date for the Women’s PGA Championship at Aronimink in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, not only with about three fewer hours of daylight but with NBC having other programming...

Women's PGA goes to Aronimink, PGA Tour in Vegas for 2 weeks

Oct. 6, 2020 10:31 AM EDT

LPGA TOUR KPMG WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Course: Aronimink GC. Yardage: 6,577. Par: 70. Purse: $4.3 million. Winner’s share: $645,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 12:30-3 p.m. (NBC); Sunday,...

PGA Tour in Mississippi, Europe starts Rolex Series swing

Sep. 29, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

PGA TOUR SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Jackson, Mississippi. Course: Country Club of Jackson. Yardage: 7,461. Par: 72. Purse: $6.6 million. Winner's share: $1.18 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Sebastian Munoz. FedEx Cup leader: Bryson DeChambeau. Last week:...

McCumber part of 4-way share of lead in Dominican Republic

Sep. 24, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tyler McCumber was the only player to reach 8-under par Thursday in the Caribbean breeze until he dropped a shot on his 17th hole and fell into a four-way for the lead in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship. Sepp Straka was the only one at 7-under 65 who...

Matthew Wolff hits off the 18th fairway during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

California cool, Matthew Wolff takes detour to US Open lead

Sep. 19, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Matthew Wolff is playing his first U.S. Open and carving his own path. That starts with shots he gouges out of the rough. It ends with him making six birdies, the last one a towering 7-iron from the first cut of rough that landed over the steep slope on the 18th green at Winged Foot...