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Matsuyama wins playoff to repeat as Phoenix Open champion

Feb 6, 2017

Matsuyama wins playoff to repeat as Phoenix Open champion

Hideki Matsuyama beat Webb Simpson in a four-hole playoff to defend his Waste Management Phoenix Open title Sunday, claiming his fourth career U.S. tour win. Matsuyama, who was four strokes back in a four-way tie for third going into the final round at TPC ...

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 ...

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 ...

Feb 4, 2017

Matsuyama cards 68, is tied for third

Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama remained a stroke back of the leaders at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday after a 3-under-par 68 in the second round. The world No. 5 carded four birdies at the Tournament Players Club and sits in a four-way ...

Matsuyama shoots 6-under 65 in opening round at Phoenix Open

Feb 3, 2017

Matsuyama shoots 6-under 65 in opening round at Phoenix Open

Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama got off to a flying start Thursday when he shot a 6-under-par 65 for a share of second place after the opening round of the darkness-shortened Phoenix Open. While seven-time PGA Tour winner Matt Kuchar of the United States took ...

Feb 3, 2017

Tiger withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic

Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic ahead of his second round because of a back problem, the European Tour said on Friday. The American 14-time major champion, now ranked 666th after his long injury layoff due ...

Feb 2, 2017

Tiger awed by Federer's longevity

Tiger Woods is looking to old friend Roger Federer for some inspiration. The 40-year-old American hasn’t won a major since 2008, while the 35-year-old Federer claimed his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday at the Australian Open, beating Rafael Nadal in the final in ...

Rising star Rahm earns first victory

Jan 30, 2017

Rising star Rahm earns first victory

Jon Rahm’s heart was beating so fast he couldn’t think as he studied the 60 feet from his golf ball on the back fringe to the cup at the bottom of the slope on the 18th hole at Torrey Pines. The 22-year-old from Spain ...

Tiger misses cut by four shots

Jan 28, 2017

Tiger misses cut by four shots

Tiger Woods’ long-awaited PGA Tour comeback came to an abrupt end at the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday as the former world No. 1 tumbled out of the tournament after missing the cut. Woods started the day at Torrey Pines Golf Course needing a ...

Tiger staggers to a 76 in return after extended layoff

Jan 27, 2017

Tiger staggers to a 76 in return after extended layoff

The return of Tiger Woods felt more like a celebration Thursday at Torrey Pines. Hundreds of fans lined up against the railing behind the 18th grandstand to watch Woods walk onto the first tee for his first PGA Tour event in 17 months. Thousands ...