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Rickie Fowler watches his birdie putt go wide on the second green during the first round of the Phoenix Open PGA golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 31, 2019 - 8:29 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III overcame an early bogey with three straight birdies, moving himself in position to tie for the lead. He got it with a long putt and a dab on the loudest hole in golf. Varner snaked in a long birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Thursday...
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FILE- In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Gary Woodland smiles for photographers with the championship trophy after winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz. Woodland won the 2018 Phoenix Open for his first victory in five years. He returns to the desert this weekend, hoping to defend his title at the Greatest Show on Turf. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
January 30, 2019 - 5:52 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gary Woodland walked through the tunnel to the Phoenix Open's 16th hole, the par 3 with an atmosphere more like a football game than a golf tournament. Waiting for him was a young lady in a purple shirt with some game of her own. After hitting his tee shot, Woodland asked...
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Justin Rose, of England, holds the trophy after winning the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 27, 2019 - 8:13 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose missed a short birdie putt that felt like another bogey. His three-shot lead was down to one through six holes of the Farmers Insurance Open, and the biggest battle was trying not to panic. That's when he scratched a line on his scorecard after six holes, wanting to...
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Justin Rose, of England, watches his second shot on the seventh hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 26, 2019 - 7:50 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose tracked the flight of his 3-wood until he saw it splash into the pond guarding the 18th green at Torrey Pines. He walked a few steps and pulled his cap down over his eyes, the look of a man who had just made a crucial mistake at the wrong time. Not really. This was only...
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Jordan Spieth hits out of the bunker on the fourth hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 26, 2019 - 6:04 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jordan Spieth ended any speculation about his relationship with Patrick Reed with a hug. Spieth and Reed played together Saturday in the Farmers Insurance Open. It was the most time they have spent with each other since sitting on opposite sides of a table in a closing Ryder Cup...
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Justin Rose, of England, hits his tee shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the South Course at Torrey Pines on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 25, 2019 - 7:42 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose was looking forward to his first big test of the year Friday on the South Course at Torrey Pines. He made it look like a breeze. Rose putted for birdie on all but two holes on his way to a 6-under 66, giving him a share of the 36-hole tournament record and a three-shot...
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Adam Long watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 20, 2019 - 7:33 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Long made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Desert Classic for his first PGA Tour title. Making his sixth career start on the tour, Long closed with a 7-under 65 on the Stadium Course at PGA West to beat playing partners Phil Mickelson and Adam...
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Eun-Hee Ji, of South Korea, holds the championship trophy after winning the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
January 20, 2019 - 6:02 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji of South Korea left the mistakes to everyone else down the stretch in the LPGA Tour season opener. Ji managed a strong wind and temperatures in the 50s on Sunday by making three birdies on the back nine to pull away and close with a 1-under 70, giving her a...
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January 20, 2019 - 5:35 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Jazz Janewattananond shot a final-round 65 on Sunday to win the Singapore Open and qualify for this year's British Open. The Thai player carded seven birdies over the Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club to finish at 18-under 266, two strokes ahead of Yoshinori Fujimoto (68) and...
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Phil Mickelson smiles after his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 19, 2019 - 8:51 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson has barely stopped smiling since he teed off Thursday morning in the Desert Classic. "It's so fun," Mickelson said. "I just love being in contention, having a chance to win, being in the final group, feeling the nerves, feeling that excitement, the...
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