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LA QUINTA, Calif. — Andrew Landry topped the crowded CareerBuilder Challenge leaderboard after another low-scoring day in the sunny Coachella Valley.
The 'new' North Course makes its debut at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods isn't the only one whose debut in 2017 at Torrey Pines is getting some attention.
25 Jan 2017 - 6:13pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods, Torrey Pines and a mixed bag of memories
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods was quick to set the record straight, with a smile.
25 Jan 2017 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
Amateur nails ace, wins car in style
Adam Hadwin made headlines at the PGA Tour CareerBuilder Challenge after carding a 59 on Saturday. And while he deserves it, there's another man having a week he won't soon forget.
22 Jan 2017 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
Adam Hadwin describes each hole of his 13-under 59
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Hadwin's hole-by-hole description of his 13-under 59 on Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the CareerBuilder Challenge:
22 Jan 2017 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
Adam Hadwin becomes eighth player to join 59 club
History continues to be made during this young 2017 golf season.
21 Jan 2017 - 5:47pm - 0 Comments
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño strips down to hit shot at CareerBuilder Challenge
No shoes, no pants, no problem? During the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge, Spanish golfer Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño found his ball pinned up against the water hazard in a bit of a rough spot for a right-handed golfer on the par-4 9th hole.
21 Jan 2017 - 4:48pm - 0 Comments
Noted Masters marker Jeff Knox headed to Georgia's Golf Hall of Fame
On Saturday night at one of the clubs Georgia's greatest amateur golfer called home, another career amateur from Augusta will take his place in Georgia's Golf Hall of Fame.
20 Jan 2017 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson laments Chargers' move to Los Angeles
LA QUINTA, Calif. — If more people in San Diego shared his passion for the Chargers, Phil Mickelson figures the NFL team wouldn't have bolted for Los Angeles.
20 Jan 2017 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Future of golf: What the game will look like in 100 years
What will golf look like in the year 2117?
20 Jan 2017 - 10:26am - 0 Comments
European Tour's 'Awkward Reporter' is laugh out loud funny
Our friends on the European Tour's social media team are at it again with a laugh-out-loud video they've dubbed, "#AwkwardReporter."
20 Jan 2017 - 9:33am - 0 Comments
7 of our favorite Phil Mickelson flop shots
In celebration of Phil Mickelson's 2017 calendar year debut on the PGA Tour at the CareerBuilder Challenge, we decided to put together a list of our favorites from the shot he's most well-known for: the flop shot.
19 Jan 2017 - 11:50am - 0 Comments
#TBT: Phil Mickelson demonstrates backwards flop shot
Phil Mickelson is scheduled to make his 2017 debut today when he tees off in the CareerBuilder Challenge out in Palm Desert, Calif. It will be Mickelson's first appearance since the Safeway Open in October and also since undergoing two procedures to treat a sports hernia.
19 Jan 2017 - 7:59am - 0 Comments
Meet the South Carolina woman who played 347 rounds of golf last year
For the second consecutive year, Maureen 'Mo' Spada of Sunset Beach, N.C., recorded the most golf rounds played in the Carolinas by a female, according to Carolinas Golf Association records. And her 2016 total crushed her mark from 2015.
17 Jan 2017 - 7:37am - 0 Comments
How far can Rickie Fowler hit a persimmon driver?
Comparing golfers of different generations is a fruitless task. The way courses are prepared, the technology of clubs used, and the athletic training for Tour players today is vastly different than it was several decades ago.
16 Jan 2017 - 4:22pm - 0 Comments
John Daly and Jake Owen sing duet at charity event
You don't need me to tell you this, but John Daly is truly one of a kind.
15 Jan 2017 - 6:19pm - 0 Comments
Toto Gana wins Latin America Amateur, earns spot in Masters
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Toto Gana of Chile atoned for a bogey on the final hole by making a short birdie putt to win a three-man playoff Sunday in the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a spot in the Masters.
15 Jan 2017 - 5:02pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy to undergo MRI for back injury
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One tournament into the new year, Rory McIlroy is going for tests on his back Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage.
15 Jan 2017 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
Ray Allen, Woody Austin lead Diamond Resorts Invitational
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former NBA star Ray Allen took the celebrity lead Saturday in the Diamond Resorts Invitational, and PGA Tour Champions player Woody Austin remained on top in the professional competition.
14 Jan 2017 - 6:36pm - 0 Comments
Watch Rory McIlroy hole out for eagle at SA Open
It's been an interesting opening event of 2017 for Rory McIlroy at the BMW SA Open.
14 Jan 2017 - 3:41pm - 0 Comments