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  • Calcavecchia, Langer set for final-round duel in Boca Raton Championship

    Calcavecchia, Langer set for final-round duel in Boca Raton Championship

    The PGA Tour Champions couldn’t have scripted a more attention-grabbing scenario for the final round of the Boca Raton Championship with two of the most prominent names set to duel on Sunday. Affable Mark Calcavecchia, who grew in West Palm Beach and lives in Jupiter, followed his sizzling opening-round...

  • Calcavecchia comes back after back surgery to lead Boca Raton Championship

    Calcavecchia comes back after back surgery to lead Boca Raton Championship

    It’s no mystery why Mark Calcavecchia has been a stranger to the top of the PGA Tour Champions leaderboard in recent years. The reasons are scattered all over his back, which he recites like the setup for a sick joke or the topic for a medical journal puzzler. “I’ve got a bulging disk pinching...

  • U.S. off to another strong start in Presidents Cup, losing only one of five matches

    U.S. off to another strong start in Presidents Cup, losing only one of five matches

    A memorable start that featured the previous three U.S. presidents on the first tee ended with a familiar result in the Presidents Cup. The Americans are out to another big lead in the event they haven't lost in nearly two decades. PGA champion Justin Thomas made his professional team debut with...

  • Ferguson: Pebble Beach more than a meeting of land and sea

    Ferguson: Pebble Beach more than a meeting of land and sea

    Pebble Beach is renowned as the most felicitous meeting of land and sea. The tournament is a meeting of a different variety. For some, it's an acquired taste. The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is a confluence of some of the most important elements on the PGA Tour — corporate support and entertainment...

  • Gary Woodland beats Chez Reavie in Phoenix Open playoff

    Gary Woodland beats Chez Reavie in Phoenix Open playoff

    Gary Woodland was surprised to see infant son Jaxson with wife Gabby late Sunday afternoon at the Waste Management Phoenix Open . "My wife kind of surprised me with him," Woodland said. "I didn't think he was going to be there. I thought it would just be her. For her to bring him out, that was...

  • Golf: Bill Haas shoots 64 to take Phoenix Open lead

    Golf: Bill Haas shoots 64 to take Phoenix Open lead

    Bill Haas' 9-iron landed to the right of the pin and spun left, settling 3 feet away for a birdie on the par-3 16th in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. “I just tried to play the hole like I would any other hole, even though it's not like any other hole,” Haas said about the stadium hole that...

  • Rory McIlroy Commits To Playing In 2018 Travelers Championship

    Rory McIlroy commits to playing in 2018 Travelers Championship

    The Travelers Championship received an early boost Wednesday with the announcement that Rory McIlroy has committed to compete at TPC River Highlands this year.

  • Jason Day defeats Alex Noren on sixth playoff hole to win the Farmers Insurance Open

    Jason Day defeats Alex Noren on sixth playoff hole to win the Farmers Insurance Open

    Jason Day’s playoff win in the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open ignited a run of eight victories in two years, a major championship win and the ascendancy to the top of the world golf rankings. After some rough going over the last year, the 30-year-old Australian is hoping his latest Farmers victory...

  • Playoff runs out of daylight, so Day and Noren battle again on Monday

    Playoff runs out of daylight, so Day and Noren battle again on Monday

    The sun had long dipped into the nearby Pacific Ocean. The yellow, near-full moon was brightly reflected in the pond on the 18th hole of the Torrey Pines South Course. And Jason Day wanted to keep on playing in the Farmers Insurance Open, like five bucks were on the line instead of the first prize...

  • Tiger Woods leaves Torrey Pines encouraged for 2018

    Tiger Woods leaves Torrey Pines encouraged for 2018

    Tiger Woods said he was “very pleased” with himself Sunday after completing four rounds of official tournament golf for the first time in 28 months. Woods carded an even-par 72 in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, leaving him at 3 under for the tournament. Woods trailed...

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