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FILE - In this April 4, 2011, file photo, golf fans watch practice on the par three 16th hole during a practice round for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Augusta National decided Friday, March 13, 2020, to postpone the Masters because of the spread of the coronavirus. Club chairman Fred Ridley says he hopes postponing the event puts Augusta National in the best position to host the Masters and its other two events at some later date. Ridley did not say when it would be held. (Tim Dominick/The State via AP, File)

How rumors can spike hotel prices in Augusta for the Masters

Mar. 17, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Masters was postponed, and it didn't take long for speculation to begin on when it would be played. Augusta National closes in mid-May for the summer. The grass effectively turns brown before it gets back into shape for the reopening for its members in October. May...

Jeff Conrad, 56, hits his ball as his wife Karen, 54, looks on while they play the 18th hole of the Copperhead course at Innisbrook Golf Resort, Monday, March 16, 2020 in Palm Harbor, Fla. With the Valspar Tournament shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, golfers had the unique opportunity to play on a tour-ready golf course. (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Uncertainty with majors as much about who plays as when

Mar. 17, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

The new slogan the U.S. Open introduced just 17 days ago is an indication of how complicated it will be for golf to resume, assuming it ever does this year. It's not a matter of when the majors are played. It becomes a question of who plays. The branding campaign called "From Many, One,” touches on the...

Patrick Reed of the United States gives the thumbs up after winning the WGC-Mexico Championship golf tournament, at the Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Patrick Reed prepares for raucous reception at famed 17th

Mar. 11, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Reed has a plan for the famed par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass. “Just hit it in the middle of the green and take your medicine,” he said following his final practice round Wednesday before The Players Championship. Reed was referring to his scorecard. He might...

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts after missing a putt on the 15th green during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Column: PGA Tour dealing with more attention off the course

Mar. 10, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Such is the clamor around the PGA Tour that Commissioner Jay Monahan spoke for 45 minutes Tuesday before anyone mentioned Tiger Woods. If it's not the proposed Premier Golf League, promising riches to top players willing to leave the tour, then it's whether the Dell Match...

Tyrrell Hatton, of England, celebrates after sinking a putt for birdie on the 18th green to take the lead during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Hatton has 2-shot lead on hardest day at Bay Hill since '83

Mar. 7, 2020 7:46 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The calendar and palm trees suggested the Florida swing in March. The severity of the test Saturday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational — wind, cool air, thick rough, brick-hard greens, a few tucked pins — made it feel more like the U.S. Open in June. No one broke 70. Only...

CORRECTS SPELLING TO TYRRELL, INSTEAD OF TYRELL - Tyrrell Hatton, of England, watches his shot from the seventh tee during the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Friday, March 6, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Hatton, Kang share lead on a tough day at Bay Hill

Mar. 6, 2020 6:57 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tyrrell Hatton lost his swing on his back nine without losing his head, a small victory. He battled through a tough test at Bay Hill on Friday and was only surprised by what he saw when he finished. His tidy short game was strong enough to carry him into a share of the lead with Sung...

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the ninth hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Every delivers again at Bay Hill, leads McIlroy by 1 shot

Mar. 5, 2020 7:22 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The leading two players at Bay Hill are no surprise, even if they have next to nothing in common. Rory McIlroy, the No. 1 player in the world who hasn't finished out of the top 10 in any tournament since September, shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday morning in the Arnold Palmer...

Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole during the final round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Act of compassion leads to a spot at Bay Hill for Matthews

Mar. 3, 2020 5:30 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Matthews makes his PGA Tour debut this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, all because of a putt he missed last November in the Argentine Open. And the invitation to Bay Hill had nothing to do with the putt. Matthews faced an 8-foot putt to extend a sudden-death playoff in...

An overview of this week's golf tournaments around the world

Mar. 3, 2020 9:38 AM EST

PGA TOUR ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL Site: Orlando, Fla. Course: Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Yardage: 7,454. Par: 72. Purse: $9.3 million. Winner's share: $1,674,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2:30-6 p.m. (NBC). Defending champion:...

Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Dustin Johnson decides against playing in the Olympics

Mar. 2, 2020 5:35 PM EST

On the fence about the Olympics at the start of the year, Dustin Johnson decided he won't be going. Johnson's manager said in a text message Monday that the FedEx Cup playoffs hold as much importance to Johnson as chasing a gold medal in Tokyo this summer. “I feel certain he would choose otherwise if the...