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McIlroy to take aspects of Woods' game to improve in 2022

Jan. 19, 2022 05:57 AM EST

Rory McIlroy made it something of a ritual to write his goals for the season on the back of his boarding pass on the flight to the Middle East for his first tournament of the year. Gone, though, are the days when he might jot down the name and number of tournaments he wanted to win....

Golf goes to Netflix and it has competition from tennis

Jan. 18, 2022 13:21 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Formula One racing got a huge boost in interest in North America through the Netflix series “Drive to Survive.” Netflix now is expanding to a documentary series on golf, with the PGA Tour and the organizers of the four major championships granting access for a...

Biggest golf tours back in action from Hawaii to Middle East

Jan. 18, 2022 09:50 AM EST

PGA TOUR THE AMERICAN EXPRESS Site: La Quinta, California. Courses: PGA West (Stadium). Yardage: 7,158. Par: 72. PGA West (Nicklaus Tournament). Yardage: 7,147. Par: 72. La Quinta CC. Yardage: 7,060. Par: 72. Prize money: $7.6 million....

Matsuyama nears goal of most prolific Asian-born PGA golfer

Jan. 17, 2022 02:02 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Not long after Hideki Matsuyama delivered the best shot he never saw to cap off his improbable comeback in the Sony Open, his phone buzzed with a text from Shigeki Maruyama to remind him of a conversation long ago. Maruyama, a three-time PGA Tour winner who once...

Not everyone seems to mind the Saudi-Pebble Beach tradeoff

Jan. 11, 2022 17:54 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Adam Scott was among the first batch of players the Saudi International announced as playing its Asian Tour event next month, and now he no longer is on the list. The means he won't need a conflicting event release from the PGA Tour, nor will he be required...

Column: Low scores a reminder that golf is always evolving

Jan. 11, 2022 11:20 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The scoreboard was filled with red numbers under par after the first round, all of them reaching double digits, the leading score at 59. Soft and gentle Kapalua? No, this was the PNC Championship. The low scores were the product of a two-player...

Maui Musings: Koepka's peak more about attitude than form

Jan. 08, 2022 02:47 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Brooks Koepka has a pair of 68s to start the new year at Kapalua, putting him in the top 10 of PGA Tour winners gathered on Maui, still seven shots behind but reason to be pleased. He's working hard and it's not even a major. And he's in...

ESPN+ to offer 4 streaming feeds in new PGA Tour deal

Jan. 04, 2022 12:59 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Kapalua is busier than ever to start the new year, a development that goes beyond the largest winners-only field in Hawaii or even fans returning to the Plantation Course. ESPN+ starts its nine-year digital rights deal with the PGA Tour at the Sentry...

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...

Aaron, Elder overcame hate to achieve records, milestones

Dec. 31, 2021 23:27 PM EST

Henry Aaron made history with one swing of his bat. A year later and on the other side of Georgia, Lee Elder made history with one swing of his driver. They both overcame racist threats to reach milestones that will always be part of sports lore. “Hammerin’ Hank” supplanted...