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McIlroy overcomes Reed, wins Dubai Desert Classic by 1 shot

Jan. 30, 2023 11:26 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy watched his 15-foot birdie putt roll into the cup, clenched his fist and let out a roar to celebrate a victory that felt bigger and sweeter than most. Because of the guy he beat as much as the big title he won. The...

Max Homa comes from 5 back to win Farmers Open by 2 strokes

Jan. 28, 2023 22:02 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Homa did what his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers couldn't do in October — win in San Diego. The L.A.-area native came from five shots off the lead to win the Farmers Insurance Open by two strokes over Keegan Bradley on Saturday at Torrey Pines, where Jon Rahm...

Rahm 2 back of Ryder at Torrey in bid for 3rd straight win

Jan. 27, 2023 21:34 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under 66 on Friday, which is now moving day at Torrey Pines, to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm, ranked No. 3...

McIlroy and Reed both 6-under after 1st round in Dubai

Jan. 27, 2023 10:31 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed produced big first-round finishes at the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday in what could lead to an intriguing showdown as the competition heads to a Monday conclusion. LIV Golf series players Richard Bland and Ian...

Ryder extends Farmers lead to 3, Rahm gets hot on windy day

Jan. 26, 2023 20:48 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sam Ryder extended his lead to three shots in the Farmers Insurance Open with a 4-under 68 in challenging wind in the second round Thursday on Torrey Pines' South Course while Jon Rahm had an eagle and three straight birdies late in his 5-under 67 on the easier North Course to...

Rahm struggles to 1-over 73 in 1st round at Torrey Pines

Jan. 25, 2023 21:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm struggled to a 1-over 73 at Torrey Pines South, which has become one of his favorite courses, while Sam Ryder, Aaron Rai and Brent Grant all shot 8-under 64 on the more forgiving North Course on Wednesday to tie for the first-round lead at the Farmers Insurance Open. ...

McIlroy snubs Reed, in no mood for reconciliation in Dubai

Jan. 25, 2023 17:12 PM EST

Another battle between Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed began to take shape Wednesday. As one of the most vocal critics of the LIV Golf breakaway league, McIlroy felt mentally drained at the end of last year and decided to put his clubs away for a few weeks. “It’s...

CBS embarks on 66th straight season with 23 PGA Tour events

Jan. 24, 2023 11:47 AM EST

CBS Sports begins its 66th consecutive season covering the PGA Tour with only its fifth lead analyst in Trevor Immelman and one of its busiest years, with 11 of the 17 “elevated” events with the biggest names. It starts in prime time on Saturday night from Torrey Pines, an early...

Column: Rahm's big run is putting everyone in golf on notice

Jan. 24, 2023 11:25 AM EST

Davis Thompson, a 23-year-old PGA Tour rookie and former No. 1 amateur, needed only five words to indicate the odds he faced in the final round of The American Express. “I'm playing against Jon Rahm.” This isn't the first time Rahm has been regarded as among golf's...

PGA Tour heads to Torrey Pines, European tour stays in UAE

Jan. 24, 2023 09:58 AM EST

PGA TOUR FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN Site: San Diego Course: Torrey Pines GC — South Course (Yardage: 7,765. Par: 72.) and North Course (Yardage: 7,258. Par: 72.) Prize money: $8.7 million. Winner's share: $1.566 million. ...