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FILE - Brooks Koepka reacts after sinking a putt on the 18th green to win the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Koepka says his play out of an awkward lie on the 18th that led to par was one of his most important shots. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Koepka ready to get back to work after nearly 3 months off

Jan. 14, 2020 11:19 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Brooks Koepka hasn't been the same since he tied for third in the FedEx Cup final in August, and hasn't felt entirely healthy since last March. He wouldn't rate himself full strength now. Koepka returns to competition this week in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, his first tournament since...

Cameron Smith holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Cameron Smith wins Sony Open in playoff after wild finish

Jan. 13, 2020 12:17 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Cameron Smith was running out of holes, but not hope. Smith was two shots behind with two holes to play in the steady rain Sunday at the Sony Open, and Brendan Steele had not shown any signs of cracking. Three holes later, Smith only had to two-putt from 10 feet to win a playoff. “I...

Defending champion Matt Kuchar hits from the second tee during the Sony Open PGA Tour pro-am golf event, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)

New Hawaiian island, new course, same big wind for Sony Open

Jan. 8, 2020 6:48 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Same state, new island, two courses that could not be more different. What hasn't changed between the two-week Hawaii swing on the PGA Tour is the wind, which is stronger than usual. The gusts approached 40 mph at Kapalua last week for the Sentry Tournament of Champions. It was blowing just...

U.S. team player and captain Tiger Woods, left, celebrates with vice captain Fred Couples after Woods won his singles match during the President's Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Tiger Woods wins opening match, US takes Presidents Cup

Dec. 15, 2019 6:41 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — High emotions, fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup. Woods capped off a big year that began with his 15th major at the Masters by playing and leading his U.S. team to another victory in the Presidents Cup on Sunday at Royal...

Rory Sabbatini and Kevin Tway win QBE Shootout

Dec. 15, 2019 6:20 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Rory Sabbatini and Kevin Tway won the QBE Shootout on Sunday, birdieing the final two holes in best-ball play for a 12-under 60 and a two-stroke victory. “Today it was mostly Rory," Tway said. “I was just kind of hanging out. He played unbelievable from hole six through...

5-way tie for lead in QBE Shootout team event

Dec. 14, 2019 5:52 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Brendon Todd and Billy Horschel shot a 6-under 66 in modified alternate shot Saturday for a share of the second round lead on the QBE Shootout. Rory Sabbatini-Kevin Tway (67), Harold Varner III-Ryan Palmer (70), Jason Kokrak-J.T. Poston (68) and Charles Howell III-Bubba Watson (66) also...

FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Phil Mickelson walks on the 18th green during a practice round ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Mickelson has decided to play the Saudi International next year, missing the Phoenix Open for the first time in 29 years. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

Masters field starting to rise with new winners

Dec. 3, 2019 11:23 AM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Seven tournaments from the six largest tours over the next three weeks could shape the field for the Masters, and perhaps pave the way for the largest gathering at Augusta National in more than 50 years. Augusta National invites the top 50 from the final world ranking of the year,...