LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached the point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring. Being back at Riviera changed his outlook and made him a
LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson is the kind of guy who opens a candy shop and stops eating sugar. The kind of guy who gets snubbed for the Ryder Cup team and shows up to make sandwiches. The kind of guy who protests a long drive competition by hitting an iron. Bubba Watson ended a
NAPLES, Fla. — Joe Durant birdied the final two holes — and got some help from Steve Stricker — to win the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic. Durant shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a 4-stroke victory over Stricker, David Toms, Lee Janzen, Billy Mayfair and Tim Petrovic. “The stick-to-itiveness and the intestinal fortitude,”
Joost Luiten fired a closing 68 to hold off the challenge of England’s Chris Wood and win the inaugural Oman Open. The Dutchman entered Sunday one shot ahead of Wood in a share of the lead but the two could not be separated at the turn. The duo enjoyed an enthralling nip-and-tuck battle down the
South Korean golfer Jin Young Ko has completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide. Ko won by three strokes from compatriot Hyejin Choi, with Australian Hannah Green a further shot back in third place. Ko took a first-round lead at the Kooyonga Golf Club and never relinquished, carding three-under on Sunday
NAPLES, Fla. — Joe Durant birdied five of the last eight holes for a 9-under 63 to match Steve Stricker‘s Saturday finish and take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic. Durant rebounded from a three-putt bogey on the par-4 10th with birdies on the next two holes and also birdied Nos.
Perth’s precocious Hannah Green has set her sights on catching a runaway Korean to become just the fourth local golfer to win the Australian Open. The 21-year-old will start Sunday’s final round at Kooyonga in Adelaide four shots shy of pacesetter Jin Young Ko. Hannah Green during the third round of the Australian Women’s Open. Mark
LOS ANGELES — Give Tiger Woods credit for being all-in on his comeback. There might not be enough Bridgestone golf balls in his bag to handle the brutal test that is PGA National in Florida, given the way he just hit them in California, but he will endure regardless. The PGA Tour announced during the
LOS ANGELES — Patrick Cantlay ran off three straight birdies toward the end of his morning round Friday at Riviera Country Club, starting with a tap-in on the par-3 sixth when he missed a hole-in-one by a fraction of an inch, and shot a 69 for a share of the lead at the Genesis Open.
LOS ANGELES — A continual combination of missed fairways, missed greens and missed putts added up to a missed cut for Tiger Woods at the Genesis Open on Friday. Playing just his third event since a fourth back surgery last year, Woods struggled to find any rhythm and maintain any momentum on a Riviera Country