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Hovland rallies to win from 6 back and deny Morikawa No. 1

Dec. 05, 2021 17:45 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The 24-year-old rising star put a nice ribbon on a three-win year in golf by posing with Tiger Woods at the trophy presentation Sunday in the Hero World Challenge. It just wasn't the winner anyone imagined. Not even Viktor...

Spieth, Stenson each docked 2 shots for playing wrong tee

Dec. 05, 2021 15:40 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jordan Spieth first almost went out of turn. Then he had his ball teed up a fraction ahead of the marker before Henrik Stenson pointed it out. Turns out that was the least of their problems on the ninth hole Sunday at the Hero World Challenge. ...

Morikawa pulls away in Bahamas, takes big step toward No. 1

Dec. 04, 2021 18:02 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods joined the broadcast booth for his Hero World Challenge, and what he saw from Collin Morikawa must have looked familiar. Morikawa carved up Albany Golf Club to build a five-shot lead Saturday over Brooks Koepka, and too many pursuers...

Jazz owner taking break from day job to caddie for Finau

Dec. 04, 2021 03:34 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The tanned, stubbled face behind the dark sunglasses and a black T-shirt underneath a white bib made Ryan Smith look the part of a PGA Tour caddie in the Hero World Challenge. Looping for Tony Finau is a break from his day job, and Smith only...

DeChambeau leads a holiday event shaping up to be much more

Dec. 03, 2021 18:16 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — This holiday event in the Bahamas is taking on a little more meaning for Bryson DeChambeau seeking a small measure of revenge and for Collin Morikawa pursuing a more noble goal of reaching No. 1 in the world. One week after getting whipped by...

USGA adds national championship for disabled golfers

Dec. 03, 2021 11:37 AM EST

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Golf Association is providing a national championship for players with disabilities that will start next year on the No. 6 course at Pinehurst. The U.S. Adaptive Open Championship is the 15th national tournament for the USGA, open to men...

Rory McIlroy part of 3-way tie for lead in the Bahamas

Dec. 02, 2021 18:10 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rory McIlroy has gone from tears at the Ryder Cup to some of his best golf of the year, and right now his only complaint is the calendar. “I wish it was the end of March,” McIlroy said Thursday after a 6-under 66 to share the lead with Daniel...

With a shot at No. 1, Bahamas no holiday for Collin Morikawa

Dec. 01, 2021 17:42 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The Hero World Challenge has all the trappings of a working vacation on a Caribbean island with a 20-man field, no cut and warm tropical air in December. It just doesn't feel that way to Collin Morikawa. A historic year for the 24-year-old...

Column: Even a little Tiger is better than no Tiger at all

Nov. 30, 2021 19:02 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The only certainty about Tiger Woods is that he won't be playing very much golf, and that's if he decides it's worth trying to scale a mountain taller than all the previous ones. “Making progress,” he wrote to accompany a video of his swing...

Tiger Woods says his legacy and allegiance are with PGA Tour

Nov. 30, 2021 18:03 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods left little room for interpretation when it comes to Greg Norman’s latest attempt at a competing tour or other proposed leagues offering guaranteed riches to players to compete in team formats. He made his history on the PGA Tour and...