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Martin Trainer wins Puerto Rico Open for first PGA Tour title
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Martin Trainer wins Puerto Rico Open for first PGA Tour title

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Martin Trainer won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 5-under 67 at windy Coco Beach Golf and Country Club for a three-stroke victory over four other players. Making his ...  »

Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Mexico Championship in a cakewalk
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Mexico Championship in a cakewalk

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson arrived in Mexico trying to figure out what was wrong with his swing. He left Sunday night with his 20th career PGA Tour victory, his sixth World Golf Championship and now wonders how far that will take him. ...  »

South Korea's Amy Yang claims third LPGA Thailand trophy
LPGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

South Korea's Amy Yang claims third LPGA Thailand trophy

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang won the LPGA Thailand Championship for the third time, holding off Australian Minjee Lee by one stroke on Sunday. Yang, from South Korea, carded a final-round 65 for a 22-under-par 266 total at Siam Country ...  »

Despite tree trouble, Dustin Johnson builds big lead in Mexico
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Despite tree trouble, Dustin Johnson builds big lead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson was cruising along Saturday in the WGC-Mexico Championship until one swing put him in a bad spot, and the next shot made it even worse. One minute he was leading by six shots. Two holes later, he was leading ...  »

Jimenez wins Chubb Classic Champions event in 3-man playoff
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS/BREAKING NEWS

Jimenez wins Chubb Classic Champions event in 3-man playoff

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his seventh PGA Tour Champions title, beating Bernhard Langer and Olin Browne with a 5-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff. Jimenez closed with a 5-under 66...  »

J.B. Holmes rallies in final round for victory in Genesis Open
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J.B. Holmes rallies in final round for victory in Genesis Open

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy—thanks to nine hours’ worth of footprints—and wind...  »

Nelly Korda completes
LPGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Nelly Korda completes "family slam" with LPGA win Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Nelly Korda added to her family's impressive sports pedigree Down Under with a win Sunday in the Women's Australian Open. Korda led by three strokes after the third round, increased it to four with a tap-in birdie o...  »

Justin Thomas leaves Riviera with 1-shot lead, lots of golf left
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Justin Thomas leaves Riviera with 1-shot lead, lots of golf left

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods had Riviera Country Club rocking with cheers that could be heard a half-mile away, thanks to three birdies and an eagle in his opening four holes for his  hottest start  on the PGA Tour in nearly 10 years. On th...  »

J.B. Holmes fires 63 to lead rain-soaked Genesis Open by 1
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

J.B. Holmes fires 63 to lead rain-soaked Genesis Open by 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.B. Holmes made a hole-in-one on the sixth hole at Riviera Country Club on his way to an 8-under 63 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth after one round of the rain-soaked Genesis Open. Spieth played six holes Friday mor...  »

Karrie Webb 2 shots back after 67 in Women's Australian Open
LPGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Karrie Webb 2 shots back after 67 in Women's Australian Open

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Karrie Webb's bid for a sixth Women's Australian Open title began with a 5-under 67 at The Grange, leaving her two strokes behind first-round leaders Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Wei-Ling Hsu. English player Ewart Shadoff...  »

Rain wipes out Genesis first round--and another Lefty miracle
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Rain wipes out Genesis first round--and another Lefty miracle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the 50 minutes of golf Thursday morning at the Genesis Open, Phil Mickelson still managed to put on a show. He hit into three bunkers on the par-4 10th hole at Riviera Country Club. He still made par.  »

Better with age--Phil Mickelson triumphs at Pebble Beach at 48
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Better with age--Phil Mickelson triumphs at Pebble Beach at 48

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is closing in on three decades on the PGA Tour and a half-century on Earth, and he still feels his best golf is good enough. He was at his best at Pebble Beach, and no one else had a chance.  »

Celine Boutier, David Law win Vic Open crowns in Australia
VIC OPEN/BREAKING NEWS

Celine Boutier, David Law win Vic Open crowns in Australia

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Celine Boutier of France claimed a two-stroke victory in the LPGA's Vic Open on Sunday, while Scotland's David Law made eagle on the par-5 18th to win the men's European Tour title by a stroke over Australians Brad K...  »

Indestructible Bernhard Langer gets home win in Boca Raton
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS/BREAKING NEWS

Indestructible Bernhard Langer gets home win in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer made himself right at home in the Oasis Championship. Playing 10 minutes from his house, the 61-year-old German star closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday in windy condition at The Old Course at Broken Sou...  »

Phil Mickleson owns share of lead at Pebble after second round
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Phil Mickleson owns share of lead at Pebble after second round

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is in a familiar place in familiar conditions at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. A four-time winner, Mickelson was among four players tied for the lead after the second round was completed Saturday mor...  »

Kim Kaufman takes 2-stroke lead into final round of Vic Open
LPGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Kim Kaufman takes 2-stroke lead into final round of Vic Open

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Second-round leader Kim Kaufman holed out from the bunker for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole which helped her take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA's Vic Open. The American otherwise had a fo...  »

American Kim Kaufman takes 2-shot 36-hole lead in Vic Open
LPGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

American Kim Kaufman takes 2-shot 36-hole lead in Vic Open

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Kim Kaufman moved to the top of the leaderboard at the LPGA's Vic Open after a 7-under 66 gave her a two-stroke 36-hole lead. The American had a total of 13-under 132 on Friday, two better than Japan's Haru Nomu...  »

What? Phil Mickelson hits every fairway in opening 65 at AT&T?
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

What? Phil Mickelson hits every fairway in opening 65 at AT&T?

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson has been coming to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am since 1995 and has won it four times, so there isn't much he hasn't accomplished along the Monterey Peninsula. Thursday delivered something new. Mickel...  »

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz to play in 3 Champions events
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS/BREAKING NEWS

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz to play in 3 Champions events

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida  – Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz will play three PGA Tour Champions tournaments on sponsor exemptions during the 2019 season. The 51-year-old will begin at the  Cologuard Classic  (March 1-3) in Tucson, Arizona, r...  »

Sergio Garcia, new rules earn bad press at start of new year
PROFESSIONAL GOLF/WEDNESDAY BLOG

Sergio Garcia, new rules earn bad press at start of new year

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Golf barely made it out of January when it was hit with what must feel like a two-shot penalty. Odds are the negative attention on the new set of modern rules will have subsided before those four glorious days in A...  »

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