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Korda sisters both feel like defending champs as LPGA begins

Jan. 19, 2022 16:26 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The 2022 LPGA season gets underway on Thursday with a new sponsor, a new venue, significant purse increases and most of the stars who put a big spark into 2021. The Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions at Lake Nona also starts with one question: Which...

Column: New year starts with a familiar question about Woods

Jan. 04, 2022 11:58 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The largest winners-only field ever assembled at Kapalua can make it seem as though getting to paradise isn't as difficult as it used to be. Try telling that to Dustin Johnson, who will not be starting a new year on Maui for only the second time since he...

A big year still a blur for US Women's Open champ Yuka Saso

Dec. 28, 2021 11:07 AM EST

Yuka Saso finally had time to reflect on her breakthrough year, and it still felt like a blur. Winning the U.S. Women's Open with a birdie on the third playoff hole at Olympic Club was a life-changer. Meeting her golf idol, Rory McIlroy, the following week during the U.S. Open at...

Mickelson to return to Kapalua after 21-year absence

Dec. 22, 2021 15:37 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Phil Mickelson is headed back to Hawaii for golf, not a vacation, committing to play the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua for the first time in 21 years. Mickelson won the winners-only tournament at La Costa Resort in 1998, and then played only twice...

Veterans fill 2021 sports year with memorable moments

Dec. 20, 2021 16:26 PM EST

Not even Father Time could get one over on Tom Brady. Cementing his argument as the NFL's greatest quarterback, Brady switched teams and kept winning, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55. Brady's seventh Super...

Column: Major champions on their shots memorable and obscure

Dec. 14, 2021 11:15 AM EST

The most memorable shots of major champions are birdies, sometimes an eagle. What stands out to them are the pars, sometimes a bogey. And it’s not always on Sunday. Hideki Matsuyama wonders what his outlook might have been if not for key putts on Thursday and Friday at Augusta...

Column: Reviewing the year based on every club in the bag

Dec. 08, 2021 09:59 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The value of one shot was a place in history, another was worth $15 million in the bank. One drive introduced a young Scotsman on the world stage, one fairway metal helped to make a young American a major champion. All were shots that shaped the year in golf....

Greg Norman's shootout returns to Tiburon as golf winds down

Dec. 07, 2021 09:54 AM EST

PGA TOUR QBE SHOOTOUT Site: Naples, Florida. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 7,382. Par: 72. Prize money: $3.6 million. Winners' share: $648,000. Television: Friday, noon to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf...

Column: One rivalry based on performance, another on words

Nov. 23, 2021 12:42 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Golf loves a good rivalry, and right now there would seem to be something for everyone, depending on tastes. One is based on performance and admiration. “Honestly, it was the ‘Jin Young Ko Show’ today. It was really cool to...

Still 5 months away, Harry Higgs has the Masters on his mind

Nov. 09, 2021 11:15 AM EST

When it comes to playing in the Masters, all Harry Higgs knows is waiting. The first part took place at Kiawah Island in May, when Higgs holed a 6-foot par putt to cap off a bogey-free 70 in the final round of the PGA Championship. And then he had to wait to see if that...