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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, right, speaks with Tommy Fleetwood of England as they wait at the second tee off during the first round of the WGC-Mexico Championship golf tournament, at Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

McIlroy roars out to a 2-shot lead in Mexico Championship

Feb. 20, 2020 9:16 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy switched back to his old putter for the Mexico Championship and it made a world of difference. It helps that he's still hitting the ball like the No. 1 player in the world. McIlroy ripped a 4-iron from 275 yards into the thin air at Chapultepec to 15 feet for eagle on his...

Abraham Ancer of Mexico hits from the 16th tee during the third round of the Saudi International at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Red Sea resort of King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

After pairing with Woods, Ancer reaching a higher altitude

Feb. 19, 2020 4:12 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Abraham Ancer knows all about altitude, and not just the thin air at Chapultepec Golf Club where he returns to the Mexico Championship under entirely different circumstances. He played in this World Golf Championship the last two years because of a provision in the criteria that a spot...

Tiger Woods watches his second shot on the fifth 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)

Kuchar leads by 2 at Riviera as Woods falls 9 shots behind

Feb. 14, 2020 9:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kuchar made a mess of the easiest hole at Riviera. He couldn't find the fairway and felt he was on the defensive all afternoon Friday in the Genesis Invitational. He was good enough with the short irons that Kuchar still managed a 2-under 69 and built a two-shot lead over Rory...

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woods unsure whether to repeat as Presidents Cup captain

Feb. 11, 2020 3:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ernie Els has made it clear he will not be returning as International captain for the Presidents Cup next year. Tiger Woods was a little more vague. Woods, captain of the U.S. team that won at Royal Melbourne for the eighth straight time, says he spoke with Els while boarding the charter...

Webb Simpson celebrates making a birdie on the 18th green forcing a playoff during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA Tour golf event Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Simpson rallies to beat Finau in Phoenix Open playoff

Feb. 3, 2020 12:10 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Webb Simpson was in big trouble when he drove into the right-side water on the par-5 15th. “I didn't think it was over," Simpson said. “But I thought, 'I'm going to really have to do something special to get back in it.'” He did — at friend Tony Finau's...

Tony Finau shoots 9-under 62 to take Phoenix Open lead

Feb. 1, 2020 6:38 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE. Ariz. (AP) — Tony Finau and Webb Simpson crashed golf's biggest party with some back-nine fireworks. Finau shot a 9-under 62 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Simpson in the Waste Management Phoenix Open, making an eagle on the par-5 13th and then, switching to a Kobe Bryant jersey for...

J.B. Holmes shoots 65 to take 1-shot lead in Phoenix Open

Jan. 31, 2020 8:37 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.B. Holmes roared through the fan-packed closing stretch at TPC Scottsdale on his opening nine Friday, then grabbed the lead on the mellower side of golf's biggest party. Six months after a final-round collapse and slow-play controversy at the British Open, Holmes took a...

Wyndham Clark shoots 10-under 61 to lead Phoenix Open by 2

Jan. 30, 2020 9:04 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Wyndham Clark beat darkness — and everyone else Thursday at TPC Scottsdale. Playing in the second-to-last group off the 10th tee, Clark shot a career-best 10-under 61 to take the first-round lead in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He had eight birdies in a 10-hole stretch...

Rahm, Thomas biggest stars at Mickelson-less Phoenix Open

Jan. 29, 2020 5:52 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Long the face of the Phoenix Open, Phil Mickelson is skipping the PGA Tour's biggest party to play in Saudi Araba for a large appearance fee. Young stars Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas are perfectly content at TPC Scottsdale for the rowdy tournament that opens Thursday. “I'm...

Jon Rahm of Spain hits his tee shot on the 14th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

ESPN+ to get streaming deal as PGA Tour wraps up TV talks

Jan. 28, 2020 6:53 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The PGA Tour is closing in on its next television rights deal, likely to be announced after the West Coast swing now that the digital side is coming together. Two people aware of the negotiations say ESPN has emerged as the winner of the streaming sweepstakes, which currently belongs to...