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Matsuyama stumbles to fifth in season opener in Kuala Lumpur

Hideki Matsuyama gave himself a damning report card on Sunday as he slumped to a fifth-place finish in the PGA Tour's season-opening CIMB Classic. Although he managed his third straight top-five finish at the event on the par-72 course at TPC Kuala Lumpur, Matsuyama said, "I had zero good iron shots ...

Justin Thomas voted PGA Tour player of the year

/ Oct 5, 2017

Justin Thomas voted PGA Tour player of the year

Justin Thomas wrote down a dozen goals at the start of the season, some higher than others, none about winning PGA Tour player of the year. He achieved so much that Thomas was the obvious choice. Thomas had a tour-best five victories, won his first major ...

/ Oct 4, 2017

Matsuyama looking to defend title in Bahamas

Hideki Matsuyama will seek to defend his title at the Hero World Challenge hosted by Tiger Woods, the organizers announced Tuesday. Matsuyama, ranked third in the world, will compete in the four-day tournament starting Nov. 30 at Albany, Bahamas. The competition features the season's top-ranked players, ...

Ryo Ishikawa misses chance to secure PGA Tour card

/ Oct 3, 2017

Ryo Ishikawa misses chance to secure PGA Tour card

Ryo Ishikawa missed out on a PGA Tour card after failing to finish among the top 25 players in the annual four-event Web.com Tour Finals on Monday. After a final-round 66 Ishikawa placed 40th with a 9-under 275 total in the Finals finale held at ...

Hataoka becomes second to repeat at Japan Women's Open

/ Oct 1, 2017

Hataoka becomes second to repeat at Japan Women's Open

Nasa Hataoka blasted into the record books on Sunday, when the 18-year-old became only the second golfer to repeat as the Japan Women's Open champion. Hataoka, who seized her maiden title last year as an amateur, held onto her third-round lead at Abiko Golf Club ...

U.S. on verge of glory after dominant day

/ Oct 1, 2017

U.S. on verge of glory after dominant day

The International team lost just about everything but its sense of humor. A long and demoralizing day at the Presidents Cup ended with Anirban Lahiri making two clutch birdies in a fourballs match that spared his team the indignity of watching the Americans celebrate another ...

Americans lead Presidents Cup

/ Sep 30, 2017

Americans lead Presidents Cup

Phil Mickelson and Kevin Kisner rehearsed the dance from "Three Amigos." The only question was whether to use it at the Presidents Cup, and as the veteran of 23 team events, Mickelson concluded it would need to be a big moment. Their match was all ...

Matsuyama happy to let game do talking

/ Sep 27, 2017

Matsuyama happy to let game do talking

Hideki Matsuyama's English still isn't great, but when it comes to communicating with his International Presidents Cup teammates he hopes winning translates into any language. The 25-year-old Japanese star is the highest-ranked player on the International team at No. 3 in the world. He'll be teeing ...

Matsuyama 26th at East Lake; Schauffele, Thomas win big

/ Sep 25, 2017

Matsuyama 26th at East Lake; Schauffele, Thomas win big

PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele earned his second victory of the season Sunday at the season-ending Tour Championship, leading a group of Americans who claimed the top four spots. Schauffele shot a final-round 68 for a one-stroke victory over Justin Thomas at 12-under 268. While ...

Miyazato closes book on career

/ Sep 18, 2017

Miyazato closes book on career

Retiring former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato was unable to go out with a coveted major title on Sunday at the Evian Championships, the last women's major of the season. Ayako Uehara finished 10th in the event, which was won by Sweden's Anna Nordqvist, who ...

/ Sep 17, 2017

Uehara poised in second at Evian Championship

Ayako Uehara pulled within one stroke of the season's final women's major golf competition, the Evian Championship, after Saturday's second round. The 33-year-old, who has yet to win on the U.S. LPGA tour, had seven birdies and two bogeys for a two-round total of 8-under-par ...

Retiring Miyazato looking to sign off in style

/ Sep 13, 2017

Retiring Miyazato looking to sign off in style

Ai Miyazato is hoping to bring the curtain down on her sparkling 11 years on the LPGA Tour in style this week with a first major triumph at the Evian Championship. A teenage phenomenon who became the women's world No. 1 seven years ago, Miyazato ...