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Rory McIlroy hits from the 10th fairway during the second round of the Zozo Championship golf tournament Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Kamaiu Johnson goes South at Torrey for a shot at PGA Tour

Oct. 27, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The North Course at Torrey Pines typically is busy with a Saturday pro-am for players who miss the cut in the Farmers Insurance Open. This year, it featured an 18-hole competition for the fledgling Advocates Pro Golf Association. Now the APGA Tour is picking up even more...

Justin Thomas hits from the bunker to the eighth green during the second round of the Zozo Championship golf tournament Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Thomas has a fast start for a 65 and a 1-shot lead at Zozo

Oct. 23, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Justin Thomas went from a fast finish one day to a fast start the next, and it carried him to a 7-under 65 on Friday and a one-shot lead in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. Thomas wasn't particularly thrilled, except for his position, mainly because the final stretch of holes...

Tiger Woods waits on the 10th green during the first round of the Zozo Championship golf tournament Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Munoz in the lead and Woods with his worst score at Sherwood

Oct. 22, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The scorecards of Sebastian Munoz and Tiger Woods were unusual for different reasons Thursday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. That was only good news for one of them. Munoz twice holed out for eagle from a combined distance of 219 yards. He also had eight birdies. Throw...

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...

Jason Kokrak holds the championship trophy after winning the CJ Cup golf tournament at Shadow Creek Golf Course Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Jason Kokrak wins CJ Cup to get PGA Tour title in 233rd try

Oct. 18, 2020 9:00 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Jason Kokrak was playing for the 233rd time in his 10th season on the PGA Tour without ever having won, so he didn't need any reminders Sunday in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek that anything would come easily. He watched Xander Schauffele stuff a wedge to 5 feet for birdie and roll...

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...

Tyrrell Hatton tees off at the fifth hole during the first round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at Shadow Creek Golf Course, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in North Las Vegas. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Hatton copes with jet lag to lead CJ Cup at Shadow Creek

Oct. 15, 2020 8:40 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Tyrrell Hatton felt grumpy from not getting much sleep, and then he felt he was in a dream when he was 5 under through the opening five holes of the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek. The reality of Thursday was that even coming off an emotional win at Wentworth and a long trip from...

The road to the Masters is a long way from Augusta National

Oct. 14, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — This is no ordinary road to the Masters. Instead of the tropical warmth of Florida in the spring, it starts in the hot desert air of Nevada in October. Instead of a series of PGA Tour events some 500 miles south of Augusta National with an occasional detour into Texas, this...

File-This Aug. 8, 2020, file photo shows Brooks Koepka watching his tee shot on the 14th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. Koepka returns to competition this week after missing two months with a hip injury. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Column: Koepka back (again) and trying to salvage lost year

Oct. 13, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Welcome back, Brooks Koepka. For the third time this year. And yes, it's a phrase he's getting tired of hearing. “Hopefully, that won't happen again," Koepka said Tuesday at the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek, the very tournament where last year — in a much different...

Bryson DeChambeau hits off the 10th tee during the final round of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

DeChambeau plans month away from competition before Masters

Oct. 13, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau has taken some unusual routes in his career, from his single-length clubs to bulking up in an effort to swing as hard as he can. Add to the list his decision to take a month off without competition leading to the Masters. The Shriners Hospitals for Children...