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Madelene Sagstrom kisses her trophy after winning the Gainbridge LPGA golf tournament at Boca Rio, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Boca Raton, Fla. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Sagstrom wins Gainbridge LPGA for 1st LPGA Tour title

Jan. 26, 2020 9:12 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom won the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, birdieing the par-3 17th to tie for the lead and winning with a par when Nasa Hataoka missed a 3-footer on the last. Sagstrom finished with a 2-under 70 for a 17-under 271 total at...

Marc Leishman, of Australia, smiles after putting on the fourth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Leishman rallies to win Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey

Jan. 26, 2020 9:01 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marc Leishman realized he had at two-shot lead as he stood over a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole at Torrey Pines. He also knew Jon Rahm was the only one who could catch him. That made his final birdie all the more important. It turned out to be the winner Sunday in the Farmers...

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woods stunned to learn of Kobe Bryant's death

Jan. 26, 2020 8:24 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods has heard just about everything from playing before the biggest crowds in golf, and he tends to ignore it. Most puzzling was what he kept hearing along the back nine Sunday at Torrey Pines. “Do it for Mamba.” Only after Woods finished his final round of 2-under 70...

Australia's Lucas Herbert celebrates with his trophy after he won the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Herbert wins 1st European Tour title on Australia Day

Jan. 26, 2020 11:07 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lucas Herbert marked Australia Day in his native country by capturing his first professional title, beating Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa at the second hole of a playoff to win the Dubai Desert Classic after a wild final round on Sunday. Herbert rolled in a...

Jon Rahm of Spain reacts after hitting a bunker shot on the 15th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Rahm takes the lead at Torrey Pines with McIlroy lurking

Jan. 25, 2020 8:58 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm is playing some of his best golf with two victories and a runner-up in his last four tournaments. He was at his best Saturday at Torrey Pines, holing a chip for birdie and a full gap wedge for eagle to start his round. Even after a 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead in the Farmers...

Sagstrom shoots 67 to open 2-stroke lead in Gainbridge LPGA

Jan. 25, 2020 7:30 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio to take a two-stroke lead into the final round. Seeking her first LPGA Tour victory, Sagstrom birdied four of the first eight holes and also birdied the par-4 15th in a bogey-free round. The...

Ryan Palmer raises his putter after hitting a birdie putt on the 17th hole of the North Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Palmer with 62 takes 2-shot lead at Torrey Pines

Jan. 24, 2020 9:16 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Palmer wasn't aware of any score but his own Friday at Torrey Pines, and he knew it was good enough to at least get himself back into the mix at the Farmers Insurance Open. He was on the North Course without much bustle — Tiger Woods was on the South — and without any...

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Friday Jan. 24, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woods recovers from 4-putt on No. 1 to shoot 71 in Farmers

Jan. 24, 2020 9:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods’ last putt of the day was so much better than his first three. Woods four-putted No. 1 on Torrey Pines South on Friday, an inauspicious start to his second round at the Farmers Insurance Open. Playing on a course that has been so good to him over the decades, Woods...

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waves to the gallery after hitting out of a fairway bunker on the fourth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Friday Jan. 24, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Players Championship raises purse to $15 million

Jan. 24, 2020 8:05 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The PGA Tour is raising the prize money at The Players Championship to $15 million, making it the largest purse in golf unless any of the majors decide to up the ante this year. The winner of March 12-15 event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, will receive $2.7 million, nearly...

Madelene Sagstrom shoots 62 to take lead in Gainbridge LPGA

Jan. 24, 2020 6:47 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom birdied seven of the first nine holes and shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA. Sagstrom birdied the first two holes, parred the next two and made five straight birdies to make the turn in 7-under 29 at rain-softened...