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Jan 15, 2017

Kodaira plummets to 28th at Sony Open

Satoshi Kodaira fell from title contention at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Saturday, dropping from sixth into a tie for 28th following an even-par 70 third round as Justin Thomas increased his lead to seven strokes. Thomas, who edged Hideki Matsuyama to win ...

Thomas takes 5-shot lead

Jan 14, 2017

Thomas takes 5-shot lead

Justin Thomas finished with another eagle and put himself in the PGA Tour record book again Friday in the Sony Open. One day after his 59 made him only the seventh player in PGA Tour history break 60, Thomas made an 8-foot eagle putt ...

Thomas shoots 11-under 59 in opening round at Sony Open

Jan 13, 2017

Thomas shoots 11-under 59 in opening round at Sony Open

Fresh of his victory on Maui, Justin Thomas became the seventh player to join the “59 Club” on the PGA Tour when he made a 15-foot eagle putt on his last hole Thursday at the Sony Open for an 11-under 59. Thomas thought his ...

Furyk named U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Jan 12, 2017

Furyk named U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Jim Furyk was appointed Wednesday as the U.S. captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France, where his team will try to win on European soil for the first time in 25 years. Furyk was a unanimous choice by the Ryder Cup committee last ...

Thomas holds off Matsuyama to claim title

Jan 9, 2017

Thomas holds off Matsuyama to claim title

Justin Thomas kept reminding himself that a one-shot lead with two holes to play is never a bad place to be on the PGA Tour. Ignoring that his five-shot lead was nearly gone against Hideki Matsuyama, Thomas thought more about the great golf that ...

Matsuyama starts strong at Kapalua

Jan 6, 2017

Matsuyama starts strong at Kapalua

Hideki Matsuyama sits four shots off the lead after Thursday’s first round of the SBS Tournament of Champions. Matsuyama shot a bogey-free 4-under-par 69 to finish the day in a tie for seventh behind the United States’ day-one leader Jimmy Walker, who cut up ...

Jan 6, 2017

PGA announces new streaming deal with Twitter

You can follow golfers Tiger Woods, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy on their Twitter accounts. Now you can watch them play there, too. The PGA Tour has agreed to make Twitter Inc. the exclusive outlet for more than 70 hours of competition across 31 ...

Jan 5, 2017

Tiger to open season at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods is starting the new year at a familiar place — Torrey Pines, where he has won eight times as a pro. The Farmers Insurance Open announced Wednesday that Woods has committed to playing Jan. 26-29. It will be his first official PGA ...

Matsuyama hopes to keep good times rolling in 2017

Jan 4, 2017

Matsuyama hopes to keep good times rolling in 2017

Unbeatable at the end of the year, Hideki Matsuyama went home to Japan and nearly met his match. His father. “It was close,” Matsuyama said, laughing as the translation was given in English. No score was revealed, though none was necessary. Matsuyama wrapped up ...

Dec 25, 2016

Tiger plays round with Trump

Tiger Woods is having quite the week. First, he showed off a white goatee in a shirtless photo, saying it’s a Christmas tradition for his kids. Then, still sporting the white facial hair, he played 18 holes with President-elect Donald Trump. Trump and Woods ...