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Iwata three shots off pace at Pebble Beach

Hiroshi Iwata fired a solid round of 5-under-par 71 to sit three shots off the lead after the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Thursday. Iwata, the lone Japanese representative following the late withdrawal of Ryo Ishikawa, rolled in seven birdies against two bogeys at the par-71 ...

Matsuyama wins Phoenix Open

Hideki Matsuyama defeated American Rickie Fowler in a four-hole playoff to claim victory at the Phoenix Open on Sunday. After ...

Matsuyama in hunt for Phoenix Open title

Feb 7, 2016

Matsuyama in hunt for Phoenix Open title

Hideki Matsuyama’s 3-under-par third round on Saturday left him three strokes off the lead at the Phoenix Open tied for second. Starting the day in fourth in front of a TPC Scottsdale record crowd estimated at 201,003, Matsuyama carded five birdies and two bogeys, ...

Feb 6, 2016

Nomura sits a stroke behind provisional third-round leaders

Harukyo Nomura was a stroke behind the provisional leaders at the Coates Golf Championship on Friday, when play was suspended due to darkness. Nomura, one of the few players to complete her second round when rain washed out much of Thursday’s play, carded one ...

Feb 6, 2016

Hahn moves ahead at Phoenix Open

James Hahn used a fast start and solid finish to edge one shot clear after Friday’s second round of the Phoenix Open at the TPC Scottsdale. Hahn fired a flawless 65 in ideal scoring conditions to post a 10-under total of 132. Bidding for ...

Feb 5, 2016

Nomura rises to third in Coates Golf Championship

Harukyo Nomura shot a 6-under-par 66 and was tied for third when the second round of the Coates Golf Championship was suspended due to rain on Thursday. New Zealand’s Lydia Ko, who had a hole to go before the call-off, is a stroke ahead ...

Matsuyama tied for lead at Phoenix Open

Feb 5, 2016

Matsuyama tied for lead at Phoenix Open

Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead Thursday in the Phoenix Open. Phil Mickelson compounded his mistakes and fell back. After an hour-long frost delay at chilly TPC Scottsdale, Fowler played the first six holes in 5 under. A ...

Japan Tour keen to spread wings within current structure

Feb 3, 2016

Japan Tour keen to spread wings within current structure

The Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO) is keen to increase its involvement in co-sanctioned events abroad but remains opposed to any radical changes to Asia’s organizational structure, according to a senior director. The JGTO, along with the well-established China Golf Association, Korean Tour and ...

Snedeker wins Farmers Insurance Open

Feb 2, 2016

Snedeker wins Farmers Insurance Open

With his glove tucked in his back pocket and a putter in his hand, Brandt Snedeker walked off the green pumping his arms to celebrate a six-shot comeback to win the Farmers Insurance Open. That was the only part of his victory that looked ...

Snedeker forced to wait after 69

Feb 1, 2016

Snedeker forced to wait after 69

Brandt Snedeker called it one of the best rounds he ever played, one he doubts he could repeat if he had to start over. Still to be determined was whether his 3-under 69 in a raging wind and occasional rain Sunday at Torrey Pines ...

Woodland, Choi lead at Farmers

Jan 30, 2016

Woodland, Choi lead at Farmers

Phil Mickelson had to leave the golf course to play one of his shots at Torrey Pines, an early sign of the mass exodus Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open. By closing with three straight bogeys on the easier North Course, Mickelson missed the ...

Horne takes early lead at Singapore Open

Jan 28, 2016

Horne takes early lead at Singapore Open

South Africa’s Keith Horne shot a five-under-par 66 to lead the Singapore Open after the first round of play Thursday, with world No. 1 Jordan Spieth breathing down his neck. Spieth and South Korea’s An Byeong-hun posted identical birdies in the fourth, seventh, 10th ...

Jan 26, 2016

Spieth aims to improve short game

Jordan Spieth may be sitting proudly at the top of the world rankings but the American believes his short game needs plenty of work before he can regain the mantle of the hottest player in golf. The 22-year-old double major winner finished tied for ...

Gomez claims Sony Open crown

Jan 18, 2016

Gomez claims Sony Open crown

Whether he was playing money games with the other caddies in Argentina or playing mini-tours on his long road to the big leagues in golf, Fabian Gomez couldn’t recall ever making seven straight birdies. He won’t forget Sunday in the Sony Open. That amazing ...