PGA Tour

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year.
Ryo Ishikawa and Hideki Matsuyama take different paths to PGA Tour
HONOLULU – Ryo Ishikawa and Hideki Matsuyama are separated by five months on earth, and five years in professional golf.    The two biggest Japanese golf stars are members of the PGA Tour this year.
9 Jan 2014 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
Another year brings another banner crop of promising PGA Tour players
HONOLULU – John Peterson was in the 11th grade and thought no one his age could beat him.
8 Jan 2014 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Zach Johnson steadily piling up stats that place him among the game's best
HONOLULU – Zach Johnson plays good golf. He just doesn't like to hear about it.    A few years back, Tiger Woods was talking about a small group of players he considered to be good putters when he mentioned Johnson.
7 Jan 2014 - 9:35pm - 0 Comments
Woody Austin sticking to PGA Tour despite being eligible for Champions
HONOLULU – Woody Austin didn't make it to the PGA Tour until he was 30, and only then after a decade of playing mini-tours, working as a bank teller and even stocking shelves in a drug store.
7 Jan 2014 - 7:55pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Steve Williams begins transition into role as part-time caddie
HONOLULU – For the first time since the Colonial in 2011, Adam Scott will have a new caddie on the bag this week at the Sony Open.    No, Steve Williams is not ready to retire.    "He&
7 Jan 2014 - 7:43pm - 0 Comments
Zach Johnson wins Hyundai Tourn. of Champions by one over Spieth
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Zach Johnson is taking his place among the big boys in golf with two of the shortest clubs in his bag.    On a Plantation Course at
6 Jan 2014 - 8:33pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour ponders expanding field at Hyundai Tournament of Champions
KAPALUA, Hawaii – The debate going on for years at Kapalua is whether bigger means better.    PGA Tour officials showed up on Maui equipped with research on how the winners-only field could be expanded for the Hyundai Tournament
6 Jan 2014 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson lead Tournament of Champions
Webb Simpson wanted to give his caddie something good to see on television. He delivered a 5-under 68 that gave Simpson a three-way tie for the lead with Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth going into the final round of the Tournament of Champions.
5 Jan 2014 - 10:03pm - 0 Comments
Zach Johnson has lead at Hyundai Tournament of Champions
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Zach Johnson wants to avoid three-putts and score better on the par 5s. He did neither Saturday at Kapalua, and still built a three-shot lead.
4 Jan 2014 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Why Justine Reed has stopped caddying for husband
For the first time in the last 39 tournaments her husband has played on the PGA Tour, Justine Reed had it easy.
4 Jan 2014 - 9:59am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth among newcomers to share Hyundai lead after first round
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Jordan Spieth thought the Plantation Course was a blast to play when he arrived at Kapalua.
3 Jan 2014 - 10:05pm - 0 Comments
Kapalua Notebook: Jordan Spieth ready for a new year, with new goals
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Jordan Spieth can appreciate better than most that life can move pretty fast.    One of his first duties when the 20-year-old Texan arrived at Kapalua for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions was to attend someth
3 Jan 2014 - 8:34pm - 0 Comments
Boo Weekley back at Kapalua with a healthy shoulder and renewed hunger
KAPALUA, Hawaii – The one culinary credo of Boo Weekley is to never eat or drink anything he can't pronounce.    But he doesn't have to be able to spell it.
3 Jan 2014 - 8:28pm - 0 Comments
Adam Scott begins the new year with an old mission – to win major titles
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Amid the chatter of holidays and college football, Adam Scott already was hard at work on the far end of the range at Kapalua.    He finished up a jumbo-sized bucket of balls by hitting some 20 shots with a 5-ir
2 Jan 2014 - 10:07pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker healthy again at Kapalua, hopeful of staying that way
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Brandt Snedeker starts a new year in golf with hopes of avoiding an old problem: staying healthy.    The Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which starts Friday, is his first event since a freak accident in Shangha
1 Jan 2014 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
Ken Duke at Kapalua after quarter- century road finally leads to paradise
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Every day brought another reminder to Ken Duke of what it means to finally be a PGA Tour winner.    When he was fishing during the offseason, someone passing by in a boat would greet him with congratulations.
1 Jan 2014 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods faces a big year in 2014 because of his age, not major courses
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Four years later, the words of Jack Nicklaus resonate even louder.   ''If Tiger is going to pass my record, this is a big year for him in that regard,'' Nicklaus said at the start of 2010.
31 Dec 2013 - 8:07pm - 0 Comments
List of Kapalua absentees shows it's getting tougher to win on PGA Tour
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are sitting this one out, as they have for years now.
31 Dec 2013 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Johnny Miller unsure he could deal with his own criticism
KAPALUA, Hawaii – No other golf announcer gets under a player's skin like Johnny Miller, who has developed his own style – and vocabulary – in his 20 years with NBC Sports.
31 Dec 2013 - 7:15pm - 0 Comments