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Matsuyama moves up to fourth in world rankings

/ Feb 27, 2017

Matsuyama moves up to fourth in world rankings

Hideki Matsuyama moved up a place to fourth in the world golf rankings released Sunday, matching the highest-ever position by a Japanese male player.Matsuyama did not play in the latest event on the tour but he replaces Sweden’s Henrik Stenson in fourth place. He ...

/ Feb 26, 2017

Fowler leads at Honda Classic

American Rickie Fowler set himself up for his first victory in more than a year, grabbing a four-shot lead after the third round at the Honda Classic in Florida on Saturday.Fowler birdied two of the final three holes to jump clear of the field ...

/ Feb 25, 2017

Palmer, Bryan tied for Honda lead

Ryan Palmer shot a 5-under 65 on Friday and shared the lead with PGA Tour rookie Wesley Bryan going into the weekend at the Honda Classic.Palmer made seven birdies on another day of ideal scoring and reached 9-under 131. Bryan, who had his best ...

Matsuyama, Ishikawa miss cut at Riviera

/ Feb 19, 2017

Matsuyama, Ishikawa miss cut at Riviera

Hideki Matsuyama failed to make the cut for the first time this season as he, along with Ryo Ishikawa, made an early exit from the Genesis Open on Saturday.A day after making six bogeys in an incomplete second round that was suspended due to ...

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

/ Feb 15, 2017

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Hideki Matsuyama said Tuesday he remains focused on playing solid golf long-term, and will let his form determine whether he accomplishes his goal of becoming world No. 1 at this week’s tournament in California, or later.In a press conference prior to the Genesis Open, ...

Spieth cruises to easy four-shot win

/ Feb 13, 2017

Spieth cruises to easy four-shot win

Jordan Spieth soaked up every step of scenery on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, one of the prettiest places in golf and even more spectacular on a Sunday when the only work left is to hoist the crystal trophy.All that was missing from ...

/ Feb 11, 2017

Tiger pulls out of two more events

Tiger Woods pulled out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems, a somber outlook for a 14-time major champion whose comeback barely lasted three tournaments before another setback.Woods said Friday on his website that he was still coping with back spasms ...

/ Feb 8, 2017

Kiyomoto, Tu named to Japanese Golf Hall of Fame

Former Japan LPGA chairwoman Takako Kiyomoto and Taiwan-born seven-time money title winner Tu Ai-yu were named to the Japanese Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday.Kiyomoto, 77, was responsible for nurturing stars such as Yuri Fudo and Shiho Oyama, while Tu, 62, is the only ...

Matsuyama falls four behind leader An after three rounds

/ Feb 5, 2017

Matsuyama falls four behind leader An after three rounds

World No. 5 Hideki Matsuyama shot a 3-under-par 68 but dropped four strokes behind the leader on Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.Matsuyama, the tournament’s defending champion, had a rough third round, carding six birdies and three bogeys to finish the day in ...

Garcia takes three-shot lead at Dubai Desert Classic

/ Feb 4, 2017

Garcia takes three-shot lead at Dubai Desert Classic

Sergio Garcia made the most of perfect scoring conditions Saturday to finish his second round of the Dubai Desert Classic with a five-under-par 67 and claim a three-shot lead.The Spaniard, who led after the first round with a sparkling 65, was 1-under after five ...