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Birdies and blunders, but a healthy week for Tiger Woods

The return of Tiger Woods was more about the big picture than any of his big numbers. And that started with the sight of that red shirt on Sunday. Woods grumbled about three more double bogeys in the final round of the Hero World Challenge. Considering how badly he has felt in the 15 months since...

  • Gary Woodland surges into OHL Classic lead with strong second-round finish

    Gary Woodland surges into OHL Classic lead with strong second-round finish

    Gary Woodland birdied three of the final four holes Friday for a six-under-par 65 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour's OHL Classic at Mayakoba.  Woodland played the first 36 holes without a bogey that included an opening 64 to get to 13-under 129 on Mayakoba's Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon...

  • Golf course restaurant Turn House scores a hole-in-one

    Golf course restaurant Turn House scores a hole-in-one

    At age 27, chef Thomas Zippelli brings some impressive cooking chops to Maryland. The Howard County native spent the last several years working at Eleven Madison Park in New York and The French Laundry in California, both Michelin three-star restaurants. But Zippelli was ready to branch out on...

  • Chris Kirk leads by a stroke at PGA Tour's OHL Classic

    Chris Kirk leads by a stroke at PGA Tour's OHL Classic

    Chris Kirk shot an eight-under-par 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.  Kirk had four birdies on each nine in his bogey-free round on Mayakoba's Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon course in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.  The former University of Georgia player has...

  • Rod Pampling wins in Las Vegas for first PGA Tour win in 10 years

    Rod Pampling wins in Las Vegas for first PGA Tour win in 10 years

    Rod Pampling won for the first time in 10 years on the PGA Tour when he closed with a six-under-par 65 for a two-shot victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.  Pampling holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the final hole at the TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas that clinched the victory....

  • Lucas Glover shoots a 65 for a one-shot lead at PGA event in Las Vegas

    Lucas Glover shoots a 65 for a one-shot lead at PGA event in Las Vegas

    One long putt got Lucas Glover going Saturday and put him in position for his first PGA Tour victory in five years.  Glover was even par for his round when he holed a 45-foot birdie putt on No. 8, followed with a 9-foot eagle putt on the next hole and made a pair of birdies and a key par putt in...

  • Rod Pampling leads by one shot at PGA Tour event in Las Vegas

    Rod Pampling leads by one shot at PGA Tour event in Las Vegas

    Rod Pampling followed an opening 11-under-par 60 with a 68 on Friday to keep the lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.  The 47-year-old Australian rebounded from two early bogeys to get to 14-under 128 at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. He won the last of his two PGA Tour titles in 2006...

  • Golfsmith in Timonium is closing as part of retailer's bankruptcy

    Golfsmith in Timonium is closing as part of retailer's bankruptcy

    Golfsmith in Timonium is closing as part of the golf equipment and apparel chain's bankruptcy. Closing sales have started at the store in Lutherville Station shopping center and 58 other Golfsmith stores nationwide, the companies handling liquidation sales said Friday. All merchandise is discounted...

  • Rod Pampling's 60 good for two-shot lead in Las Vegas

    Rod Pampling's 60 good for two-shot lead in Las Vegas

    Rod Pampling shot an 11-under-par 60 on Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, missing a chance for a 59 when he parred the final two holes.  The 47-year-old Australian had two eagles and seven birdies to match the TPC Summerlin record. He left a 22-footer short on the par-three...

  • Tiger Woods plans to play in December

    Tiger Woods plans to play in December

    Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will play in his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas the first week of December, which would be his first competition in more than 15 months if he follows through with it.  Woods left himself open to doubt by entering the Safeway Open last month, only to pull out three...

  • Golf: Hideki Matsuyama cruises to win at HSBC Champions

    Golf: Hideki Matsuyama cruises to win at HSBC Champions

    Hideki Matsuyama waved to a cheering crowd from the top balcony of a corporate suite over the 18th green at Sheshan International, where moments earlier he finished up a thorough beating of a world-class field in the HSBC Champions.  He never felt higher. His game never felt better.  And the 24-year-old...

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