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Historic logjam after opening round at TPC

More Sports / Golf May 11, 2018

Historic logjam after opening round at TPC

The PGA Tour gave its premier tournament even more sizzle by putting Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler in the same group Thursday afternoon. For the undercard, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas played together in the morning. None was anywhere near the ...

Perez fires 64, stretches lead

More Sports / Golf Oct 14, 2017

Perez fires 64, stretches lead

Pat Perez turned in an eight-under 64 in the third round of the PGA Tour's season-opening CIMB Classic on Saturday to open up a four-shot lead over closest rival Xander Schauffele. The American, who led by a single stroke coming into Saturday, turned on the ...

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

More Sports / Golf 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 ...

Matsuyama comes up short at PGA

More Sports / Golf Aug 14, 2017

Matsuyama comes up short at PGA

Hideki Matsuyama missed his chance to become the first Japanese man to win a major when he finished in a tie for fifth at the PGA Championship on Sunday, three shots behind winner Justin Thomas. Matsuyama, who went into the final round one shot off ...

Matsuyama falls; Thomas soars with 63

More Sports / Golf Jun 18, 2017

Matsuyama falls; Thomas soars with 63

Hideki Matsuyama carded a 1-under-par 71 Saturday to fall into a three-way tie for 14th place after the third round of the U.S. Open, standing six shots behind leader Brian Harman. Matsuyama, who shot 65 Thursday to come to within two strokes of the lead ...

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

More Sports / Golf Jan 16, 2017

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

American Justin Thomas set the golf world alight at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Sunday, completing the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history while leaving all, including Japanese hopes Hideki Matsuyama and Hideto Tanihara, in his wake. Thomas, who edged Matsuyama to win ...

More Sports / Golf 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 the ...