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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship.
Furyk among 11 players to gain entry into Masters via final world ranking
Ernie Els and Retief Goosen enter the 2012 season without any assurances of playing in the Masters.
20 Dec 2011 - 1:10am - 0 Comments
Westwood takes over No. 2 spot from McIlroy in final ranking for 2011
Lee Westwood believes he is "going in the right direction" after his victory at the Thailand Golf Championship on Sunday in the final tournament on the global golf calendar for 2011. His seven-shot success enabled the 38-year-old Englishman to take the No.
19 Dec 2011 - 12:52pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Look at stat sheet gives Van Pelt clue as to what to work on
Just like every year, Bo Van Pelt is looking for areas where he can improve. This year, it was fairly easy to figure out once he looked at some of his statistics.
19 Dec 2011 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour agrees to loan money to Canadian Tour, assist in sponsorships
The PGA Tour has agreed to loan the Canadian Professional Golf Tour money and assist next year in tournament development and sponsorship. The amount of the loan wasn’t disclosed Wednesday.
15 Dec 2011 - 12:30am - 2 Comments
Donald named as PGA Tour Player of the Year in vote by fellow players
Already No. 1 in the world, Luke Donald now is No. 1 in the eyes of PGA Tour players. Donald capped off a sensational season Tuesday by winning PGA Tour Player of the Year, the most significant of the postseason awards because it's a vote of the players.
13 Dec 2011 - 4:49pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Byrd changes his schedule and attitude with majors in mind
The good news for Jonathan Byrd is that he played in all four majors this year, one year after he wasn’t eligible or didn’t qualify for any of them. The bad news is that he missed the cut in all four.
8 Dec 2011 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
Plans for complete remake of PGA Tour Q-School starting to take shape
Big dreams and a little luck can go a long way in golf, though this much should be clear about the 160 players who finished Q-School, and the players who walked away with a full-time job on the PGA Tour: They all believed they were good enough to compete at the highest level.
6 Dec 2011 - 11:36pm - 1 Comments
Todd prevails at Q-School final as 29 players earn 2012 PGA Tour cards
Brendon Todd shot a final-round 4-under 68 on the Jack Nicklaus Stadium Course to win the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament by one stroke on Monday, earning his Tour card for 2012.
5 Dec 2011 - 8:35pm - 3 Comments
Woods' victory at Chevron Challenge was significant, at least to him
Earl Woods could blow smoke with the best of them, yet it was always entertaining.
5 Dec 2011 - 6:54pm - 0 Comments
Woods back within sight of top 20 in world ranking with Chevron win
Tiger Woods has climbed back up to 21st in the world rankings after finally ending more than two years without a victory. Woods leaped 31 places after grabbing birdies at the final two holes of the Chevron World Challenge to beat Zach Johnson by one.
5 Dec 2011 - 10:58am - 0 Comments
Chevron out as sponsor of Woods' World Challenge after four years
Turns out that Tiger Woods won the last edition of the Chevron World Challenge. Chevron has decided not to renew its title sponsorship of the tournament that Woods hosts at Sherwood Country Club to benefit his foundation. The company had been the title sponsor for four years.
4 Dec 2011 - 11:24pm - 0 Comments
Veteran Dawson owns three-shot lead with one day to go at Tour Q-School
Marco Dawson shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday on PGA West's TPC Stadium Course to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.
4 Dec 2011 - 7:35pm - 0 Comments
Woods ends two-year victory drought with win at Chevron World Challenge
After going more than two years and 26 tournaments without a win, and after so much turmoil in his personal life and with his golf game, Tiger Woods stood over a 6-foot birdie putt Sunday to win the Chevron World Challenge and felt as though nothing had changed.
4 Dec 2011 - 6:30pm - 2 Comments
Claxton holds two-shot lead after Day 4 of six-day PGA Tour Q-School
Will Claxton shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday on PGA West's Nicklaus Tournament Course to maintain his two-stroke lead after the fourth round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament. Claxton had a 15-under 273 total.
3 Dec 2011 - 8:58pm - 0 Comments
Johnson rides eagle past stumbling Woods to lead Chevron Challenge
Tiger Woods lost his three-stroke margin with every shot that looked good until the wind decided otherwise. He lost his lead in the Chevron World Challenge because of something that was really out of his control.
3 Dec 2011 - 6:59pm - 0 Comments
Claxton increases his lead to two after Day 3 of PGA Tour Q-School finals
Will Claxton shot a 3-under 69 on Friday on PGA West's TPC Stadium Course to increase his lead to two strokes after the third round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament. Claxton, a former Auburn University player, had a 13-under 203 total.
2 Dec 2011 - 7:49pm - 0 Comments
Woods starts strong, then stutters late, builds big lead at Chevron Challenge
Tiger Woods knows he's playing better than he has in the last two years, and he has the leaderboard to prove it.
2 Dec 2011 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments
Claxton leads PGA Tour Q-school by one shot over Jones and English
Will Claxton shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Matt Jones and Harris English after the second round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament. The top 25 in the six-round event at PGA West will earn 2012 PGA Tour cards.
1 Dec 2011 - 7:53pm - 0 Comments
Choi takes three-shot lead on Woods and Stricker at Chevron Challenge
K.J. Choi opened with five straight birdies. Tiger Woods looked as good as he did in Australia, making his fourth birdie with a 3-iron to an elevated green on the par-5 fifth that covered the flag.
1 Dec 2011 - 7:01pm - 0 Comments