Close your eyes and imagine this with me for a minute: After making his PGA Tour debut at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open (GMO) and finishing in a tie for 60th, then 20-year-old Tiger Woods decides that professional golf just isn't for him.
If the first few tournaments of 2017 are any indication, it's going to be an incredible year. Golf fans witnessed a little bit of everything, from another entry into the 59club, to an amateur winning a hole-in-one car, and even a near-ace on "Alcatraz."
22 Jan 2017 - 6:27pm - 0 Comments
LA QUINTA, Calif. — Hudson Swafford shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead in the CareerBuilder Challenge, finishing as an afternoon storm hit the desert layouts.
20 Jan 2017 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so poorly in morning rain and cold that he hit a provisional ball just to get in another swing.
20 Jan 2017 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is set to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected.
19 Jan 2017 - 9:33am - 0 Comments
HONOLULU (AP) — Toto Gana hit what he described as the "best shot I've hit in my whole life," a wedge to 3 feet for a birdie to win the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a trip to the Masters in April. His best shot produced his biggest trophy.
17 Jan 2017 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
HONOLULU (AP) -- Justin Thomas used to call his father when he arrived at junior tournaments, and the conversation almost always started the same way. "What's the number?"
17 Jan 2017 - 1:07pm - 0 Comments
When Justin Thomas' 60-footer for eagle on the 72nd hole of the Sony Open in Hawaii stayed just off the edge of the cup, a single "boo" rang out from the gallery behind 18.
16 Jan 2017 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
HONOLULU (AP) -- Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history.
15 Jan 2017 - 10:34pm - 0 Comments
Another weekend of January golf in beautiful locations from South Africa to Hawaii gave us another set of eye-popping highlights.
15 Jan 2017 - 9:10pm - 0 Comments
HONOLULU (AP) — Justin Thomas made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 5-under 65 to tie the 54-hole score record on the PGA Tour and build a seven-shot lead going into the final round of the Sony Open.
14 Jan 2017 - 11:22pm - 0 Comments
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Rod Pampling stood on the second tee at Kapalua, eyes forward and shoulders square. So he passed the first test.
14 Jan 2017 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
HONOLULU (AP) — Justin Thomas put his name in the PGA Tour record book two days in a row. The idea now is to get his name on the trophy. And with each record, that becomes a little easier at the Sony Open.
14 Jan 2017 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
Too often, the Sony Open in Hawaii has been defined by who is not here. Where's Tiger Woods? Where's Phil Mickelson?
13 Jan 2017 - 2:22pm - 0 Comments
HONOLULU (AP) — Fresh of his victory on Maui, Justin Thomas became the seventh player to join the "59 Club" on the PGA Tour when he made a 15-foot eagle putt on his last hole Thursday at the Sony Open for an 11-under 59.
12 Jan 2017 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
What makes the Sony Open in Hawaii a fun PGA Tour event for local golf fans is the blend of the old with the new.
12 Jan 2017 - 4:05pm - 0 Comments
John Daly has been synonymous with the long ball since his massive drives helped him tame Pete Dye’s Crooked Stick and win the 1991 PGA Championship as the ninth alternate.
10 Jan 2017 - 3:09pm - 0 Comments
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Jordan Spieth made it tough on everyone in his age group, including Justin Thomas.
9 Jan 2017 - 1:02pm - 0 Comments
KAPALUA, Hawaii — Justin Thomas had to sweat it out more than he wanted to enjoy that view down the 18th hole at Kapalua on Sunday.
8 Jan 2017 - 7:56pm - 0 Comments
Anyone know any hard games? There were a ton of birdies to be found this week in Kapalua, Hawaii, site of the SBS Tournament of Champions. Mixing beautiful conditions with the best players in the world is a recipe for incredible golf highlights.
8 Jan 2017 - 3:58pm - 0 Comments
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