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McIlroy, Fowler set for prime-time exhibition

Feb 16, 2016

McIlroy, Fowler set for prime-time exhibition

For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live — under the lights. Quicken Loans is finalizing details for a match involving Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler a week before the U.S. ...

Mickelson leads Iwata by two strokes at Pebble Beach

Feb 14, 2016

Mickelson leads Iwata by two strokes at Pebble Beach

Far away from the commotion of the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, the most accomplished star among golfers quietly went about his business. That won’t be the case for Phil Mickelson on Sunday. Mickelson efficiently pieced together a 6-under 66 in the AT&T Pebble ...

Iwata, Kang tied for lead

Feb 13, 2016

Iwata, Kang tied for lead

Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’t realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing ...

Iwata three shots off pace at Pebble Beach

Feb 12, 2016

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 ...

Feb 11, 2016

Ishikawa withdraws from AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Ryo Ishikawa has pulled out of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with lower back pain, it was learned Wednesday. Sources said Ishikawa experienced discomfort in his back while playing at last week’s Phoenix Open in Arizona, where he missed the cut. Hiroshi Iwata is ...

Matsuyama wins Phoenix Open

Feb 8, 2016

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 finishing off the final round with a bogey-free 67 for a 14-under 270 total and a share of the lead in regulation, Matsuyama two-putted ...

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 ...