Golf

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods laughs during a news conference after finishing on the north course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the pro-am event at the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, in San Diego. Woods is starting another year at Torrey Pines, this time with higher expectations. Woods announced Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, that he will play in the Farmers Insurance Open next week. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
January 16, 2019 - 1:52 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods is starting another year at Torrey Pines, this time with higher expectations. Woods announced Wednesday that he will play in the Farmers Insurance Open next week. He has won the tournament seven times, and Torrey Pines is where he won the U.S. Open in 2008. Woods tied...
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Matt Kuchar celebrates winning the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 14, 2019 - 12:02 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar didn't have the start he wanted Sunday in the Sony Open, not with three bogeys in five holes after making just one through three rounds. The finish was better than he could have imagined. Kuchar seized control late in the round with back-to-back birdie putts, the second...
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Matt Kuchar reacts to making a birdie putt on the first green during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 13, 2019 - 12:44 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar made it look easy Saturday in the Sony Open. With no bogeys on his card, it even felt easy to him. Beneath that cap is plenty of gray hair. Beneath that smile, he knows better. "Listen, the game of golf is not easy," Kuchar said after a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead...
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Matt Kuchar putts on the 13th green during the second round of the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 11, 2019 - 10:44 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The easygoing vibe in Hawaii is a perfect fit for Matt Kuchar, who spends as much as a month at a time on the islands when his schedule allows. The Sony Open is more about work than play, and he's having just as much fun. Kuchar ran off four birdies in five holes to start his second...
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Adam Svensson chips onto the 18th green during the first round of the Sony Ope golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 10, 2019 - 11:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot...
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Gary Woodland plays his shot from the third tee during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 05, 2019 - 9:35 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One day, Gary Woodland pulled away with five straight birdies. The next day, all it took was one big putt. The challenge now is to finish off the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland broke a tie with Rory McIlroy by making a 65-foot eagle putt on 15th hole, and he closed...
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Gary Woodland hits from the 13th fairway during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 04, 2019 - 10:48 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Gary Woodland wasn't making any putts until he chipped in for birdie, and then he couldn't miss. Woodland broke away from a five-way tie for the lead Friday by running off five straight birdies, and then finishing with one more for another 6-under 67 that gave him a three-...
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Kevin Tway hits from the 18th fairway during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 03, 2019 - 10:52 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Kevin Tway first played Kapalua as a 15-year-old a week before his father competed in the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the first time, an experience memorable for Bob Tway getting stung by a centipede and having to only watch. Tway is a lot older, much taller and a lot...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018 file photo Charles Howell III watches his drive off the second tee during the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament in St. Simons Island, Ga. Howell's victory made him eligible to start the year on Maui for the first time in 11 years. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, file)
January 02, 2019 - 7:52 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — No tournament is harder to qualify for than the Sentry Tournament of Champions. No one knows that as well as Charles Howell III. With the final shot of 2018 on the PGA Tour, he holed a 15-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole to win the RSM Classic. That made him the...
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December 16, 2018 - 11:11 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Davis Love III and his son Dru played so well Sunday that they set two scoring records, rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the PNC Father-Son Challenge and then wondered if they would get to play again. Team Love shot 27 on the front nine at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club to...
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