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No. 1 Rahm shares lead with Thomas, Schenk at Torrey Pines

Jan. 27, 2022 20:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-ranked Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas made the birdies they needed to keep pace on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines on Thursday and shared the lead with hard-charging Adam Schenk after two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open. Schenk made eight straight...

Rahm is best on South Course; Horschel leads at Torrey Pines

Jan. 26, 2022 20:14 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-ranked Jon Rahm closed with an eagle on the tougher South Course at Torrey Pines for a 6-under 66 on Wednesday, trailing leader Billy Horschel by three strokes after the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Horschel shot a bogey-free 9-under 63 on the...

San Diego's finest: Jon Rahm back at friendly Torrey Pines

Jan. 25, 2022 19:13 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Billy Casper and Mickey Wright were undeniable homegrown greats. Phil Mickelson is clearly San Diego's most accomplished and beloved golfer of the modern era, and Tiger Woods has racked up a slew of memorable wins at Torrey Pines in his home state. Jon Rahm is a...

Annika Sorenstam contemplating a return to US Women's Open

Jan. 25, 2022 13:48 PM EST

After 13 years in retirement, Annika Sorenstam returned to competition last year. She made the cut in the Gainbridge LPGA, playing only because it was her home course of Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida. And then she won the U.S. Senior Women’s Open. That victory earned her a spot in...

Column: Teen goes from 1-course Caribbean island to Masters

Jan. 25, 2022 13:46 PM EST

The concept behind the Latin America Amateur Championship when it began in 2015 was for players from the region to create golf heroes for the next generation, and it's a role the latest winner takes seriously. Aaron Jarvis knows it's a tall order. He also knows anything is possible....

PGA Tour heads to Torrey Pines, Europe stays in Middle East

Jan. 25, 2022 11:15 AM EST

PGA TOUR FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN Site: San Diego. Course: Torrey Pines GC. South — Yardage: 7,765. Par: 72. North — Yardage: 7,258. Par: 72. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1.512 million. Television:...

Morikawa hits 'reset button' ahead of Dubai Desert Classic

Jan. 25, 2022 06:25 AM EST

Collin Morikawa had plenty of thinking to do on the short drive up the coast from Abu Dhabi to Dubai. The British Open champion had just finished tied for 62nd at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Sunday and the guy with one of the purest swings in golf was concerned. “I...

Swafford eagles 16th, wins AmEx for second time in 5 years

Jan. 23, 2022 21:16 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Hudson Swafford thought about his late father Sunday at PGA West in his second victory in The American Express in five years. “I had a couple moments where I looked up and knew that he was following and knew that he was there," Swafford said. "I could...

Jarvis wins Latin America Am to earn spots in Masters, Open

Jan. 23, 2022 13:33 PM EST

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — The flag of the Cayman Islands will fly at Augusta National in April after Aaron Jarvis made birdie on the final hole Sunday for a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory in a tense ending to the Latin America Amateur Championship. The victory means...

Jimenez starts another Champions season with win in Hawaii

Jan. 23, 2022 00:34 AM EST

KA'UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez is off to another great start on the PGA Tour Champions in Hawaii. Jimenez, the cigar-smoking, free-spirited Spaniard, birdied the par-4 18th hole in regulation for a 6-under 66 and then beat Steven Alker on the second playoff...