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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic. Now the Arkansas player is one of them.
Peter Hanson leads HP Byron Nelson Champ'ship by one after first round
IRVING, Texas – Peter Hanson made his only back-nine birdie with a 6-foot putt at the 18th hole Thursday, closing out a 5-under 65 for a one-stroke lead over David Duval and two others after the first round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship.  &nbs
15 May 2014 - 8:19pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth back home at Nelson, where he got first shot of confidence
IRVING, Texas – Jordan Spieth was a 16-year-old amateur when he tied for 16th at the HP Byron Nelson Championship in 2010.    The following year, Spieth missed his high school graduation ceremony after making the cut again at TPC
14 May 2014 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn lean on each other as both endure rehab
DENVER – The power couple of sports is a rehab unit all its own.    Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods, however, can take heart in knowing they have each other to lean on during the arduous process.   
14 May 2014 - 5:17pm - 0 Comments
Drama often lacking when top spot in world ranking changes hands
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Here's a suggestion for how Adam Scott should spend Sunday afternoon in the Bahamas.    Go out to the practice green and throw a ball down about 10 feet from the cup, maybe longer if he wants to add
13 May 2014 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer pays tribute to coach Gunter Kessler after winning Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The agent for Martin Kaymer took the notebook and pen and wrote down the name of Kaymer's coach. It's not that Gunter Kessler is tricky to spell.
13 May 2014 - 5:32pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Two weeks will go long way toward setting U.S. Open field
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The first week of local qualifying for the U.S. Open is completed, with another full week of qualifying sites around the country.
13 May 2014 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
Kaymer wins another big event by looking at the big picture for his game
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Martin Kaymer reached the top of golf and wondered how he got there.   He won his first major at the 2010 PGA Championship. He reached No. 1 in the world six months later.
12 May 2014 - 7:38pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer survives to win Players Championship with two crucial late pars
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Martin Kaymer produced one of the most unlikely pars on the 17th green at the TPC Sawgrass without ever going in the water. It carried him to a one-shot victory Sunday in The Players Championship that was emotional in so many ways.
11 May 2014 - 8:29pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose's two-stroke penalty rescinded by PGA Tour officials
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The PGA Tour rescinded the two-shot penalty given to Justin Rose before his final round Sunday in The Players Championship, changing its mind to say sophisticated TV technology was the only way to determine the violation.
11 May 2014 - 1:00pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Slow start, fast finish for Rory McIlroy at Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The way Rory McIlroy has played the back nine at TPC Sawgrass, he should be in position to win The Players Championship. The way he has played the front nine, he was lucky to make the cut.
11 May 2014 - 8:47am - 0 Comments
Justin Rose receives two-shot penalty after ball moves before chip
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- U.S. Open champion Justin Rose thought his ball might have moved. Then he was convinced it didn't.
10 May 2014 - 8:16pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth stays bogey-free, ties Martin Kaymer atop Players leaderboard
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Jordan Spieth repeatedly pumped his fist when his 12-foot par putt dropped into cup on the final hole, a clutch moment worthy of celebration for two reasons.
10 May 2014 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
Adam Scott's wedding a surprise, even to his guests
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida -- Adam Scott's wedding was so secret that not even his guests knew about it.
10 May 2014 - 2:53pm - 0 Comments
Players Notebook: Phil Mickelson earns another unwanted weekend off
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Phil Mickelson can't seem to see the shots. He can't picture his putts going into the hole.
9 May 2014 - 11:24pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer leads Jordan Spieth after 36 holes at Players Championship
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – So much for that Masters hangover for Jordan Spieth. 
9 May 2014 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
Players Notebook: Who's No. 1? At this rate, it'll still be Tiger Woods
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – At this rate, Tiger Woods will be No.
8 May 2014 - 11:50pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer ties course record with 63 to lead Players Championship
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Martin Kaymer stopped thinking, started swinging and played his way into the record book Thursday in The Players Championship.    Kaymer missed only two fairways.
8 May 2014 - 7:59pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia in the hunt and happy again at Players Championship
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Even without Tiger Woods around, Sergio Garcia couldn't avoid reminders of a week to forget at The Players Championship.    The 17th hole is where Garcia last year lost the battle, along with the war
8 May 2014 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
At Players Championship, four have a shot to reach No. 1 in world
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – As much time as Adam Scott spends away from the PGA Tour, this might have been a good week to take off.    By the mathematical wonder of the world ranking, Scott could have stayed in The Bahamas this wee
7 May 2014 - 5:24pm - 0 Comments