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Big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods' debut

Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They were screaming one word that translates in any language at the Mexico Championship: “Tiger!” Tiger Woods eventually walked...

  • Casey leads by 3 over Mickelson at Pebble Beach

    Casey leads by 3 over Mickelson at Pebble Beach

    Paul Casey was far away from all the antics and quietly put together another solid round Saturday for a 5-under 67 that gave him a three-shot lead over Phil Mickelson going into the final day of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Casey had four birdies over his last 10 holes at Spyglass Hill in a mixture...

  • Wild day for Mickelson, wet one for Spieth at Pebble

    Wild day for Mickelson, wet one for Spieth at Pebble

    Both were atop the leaderboard Friday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, joined by Lucas Glover, Paul Casey and Scott Langley, when the second round was suspended because the rain had formed large puddles on the greens. They played more golf than expected by moving up the start by an hour, and it...

  • Now sober, pro golfer Rocco Mediate admits to drinking while playing PGA Tour events

    Now sober, pro golfer Rocco Mediate admits to drinking while playing PGA Tour events

    Pro golfer Rocco Mediate says he's sober now, having taken his last drink on Oct. 23, 2017. But the self-described "habitual alcoholic" drank daily before that as a way to cope with the back pain that has dogged him throughout his career. That includes his time on the course during PGA Tour events....

  • Mickelson hits every fairway and starts well at Pebble

    Phil Mickelson has been coming to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am since 1995 and has won it four times, so there isn't much he hasn't accomplished along the Monterey Peninsula. Thursday delivered something new. Mickelson didn't miss a single fairway. "History was made today," Mickelson said after...

  • Golf roundup: Rickie Fowler's two late birdies help him win Phoenix Open

    Golf roundup: Rickie Fowler's two late birdies help him win Phoenix Open

    Rickie Fowler birdied two of his final four holes to overcome a bizarre triple bogey on the 11th hole at TPC Scottsdale to win the Phoenix Open on Sunday. Leading by five, Fowler took a seven on the par-four 11th after a chip shot skipped across the green and into the water and a second ball rolled...

  • Dustin Johnson hangs on for victory at Saudi International

    Dustin Johnson hangs on for victory at Saudi International

    Joint overnight leader Dustin Johnson shot a final-round 3-under 67 to win the Saudi International tournament by two strokes on Sunday. The American's overall total of 261 was enough to hold off Li Haotong of China who came into the final round with a share of the lead after a third round that...

  • Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open

    Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open

    Rickie Fowler had the lead heading into the final round last year at the Phoenix Open, only to see the title slip through his grip for a second time. He will have a big cushion in his third bid to win the championship following a stellar display of golf. Fowler had eight birdies in a 7-under 64...

  • Find right golf ball, discover a better golf game

    Find right golf ball, discover a better golf game

    For many recreational golfers, the best golf ball is a free golf ball. Finding a hidden treasure on the edge of the water or in the woods, after all, seems only fair for a player who’s donated dozens of balls to the cause over the years. In all likelihood, the freebie soon will be lost again, preserving...

  • Johnny Miller's exit leaves golf with void in no-nonsense commentary

    Johnny Miller's exit leaves golf with void in no-nonsense commentary

    One of Johnny Miller’s great regrets in golf is that he never won the Masters, three times finishing as the runner-up for the green jacket. “I’m waiting for them to give me a green vest,” Miller quipped on a recent conference call with reporters. In the 30 years of his broadcasting career, there...

  • Under Armour endorser Jordan Spieth unveils newest signature golf shoe

    Under Armour endorser Jordan Spieth unveils newest signature golf shoe

    Jordan Spieth, the face of Under Armour’s golf line, introduced the latest version of his signature golf shoe Tuesday, a design he said took inspiration from the Under Armour training shoes he wears to the gym. The Spieth 3 goes on sale Friday. In an essay on the Baltimore athletic brand’s website,...

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