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Matthew Fitzpatrick of England tees off for the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 01, 2019 - 1:43 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Matt Fitzpatrick turned a fluffed shot into an unlikely par, closed with two straight birdies for a 5-under 67 and took a one-shot lead over Rory McIlroy going into the weekend of the HSBC Champions. Fitzpatrick had a nasty lie in the rough just behind the 16th green and tried to...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his tee shot on the 3th hole during the third round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 30, 2019 - 9:41 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Already the FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour player of the year, Rory McIlroy has found plenty of motivation toward the back end of the year. Most of it is geared toward reaping rewards next year. McIlroy is coming off a tie for third last week in Japan, a tournament he was never...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Francesco Molinari, of Italy, watches his shot go in the water on the 12th hole during the final round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Molinari is trying to regain momentum he lost at the Masters when he had a two-shot lead on the back nine and failed to win. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
October 30, 2019 - 4:32 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Francesco Molinari would love nothing more than to go back to that Sunday at Augusta National, the day Tiger Woods so famously became a Masters champion again when it could have just as easily belonged to him. A tee shot in the water cost Molinari his two-shot lead. A wedge that...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Davis Love III responds to a question during a news conference for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. Sean McManus, the chairman at CBS Sports, announced Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, that Love is joining the network as a golf analyst next year. He makes his debut at Torrey Pines for the Farmers Insurance Open. He described the former PGA champion and two-time Ryder Cup captain as "the perfect fit for CBS." (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
October 29, 2019 - 11:01 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Peter Kostis and Gary McCord are out at CBS Sports. Davis Love III is in. Sean McManus, the chairman at CBS Sports, announced Tuesday that Love is joining the network as a golf analyst next year. He makes his debut at Torrey Pines in January for the Farmers Insurance Open. McManus...
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Phil Mickelson of the United States watches his shot on the 10th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.(Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 29, 2019 - 10:22 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Phil Mickelson looked boyish in a dark suit that hung from his shoulders and appeared to be two sizes too big, the result of losing 28 pounds. He says he has more energy. He talks as though he has more optimism than ever, if that's even possible. "I've been going at it pretty hard...
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Tiger Woods of the United States smiles during a winner's ceremony after winning the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 28, 2019 - 8:47 am
The toughest competition for Tiger Woods has always been history. What captured the public's attention when Woods won the first of his 15 majors, the 1997 Masters, was whether he could match or beat the 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, long considered the gold standard in golf. That remains the...
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October 28, 2019 - 7:15 am
For Tiger Woods, it all comes down to consistency.
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October 27, 2019 - 11:15 am
VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Steven Brown won the Portugal Masters on Sunday to claim his first European Tour title. The Englishman shot 5-under 66 in the final round to finish one stroke ahead of South African pair Justin Walters (66) and Brandon Stone (70). Brown made par or better on each of his...
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Hideki Matsuyama of Japan watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 26, 2019 - 4:55 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Local favorite Hideki Matsuyama is still in contention to become the first Japanese player to win a PGA Tour event on home soil. Matsuyama is tied for third place at the Zozo Championship, the PGA Tour's first event in Japan. The five-time PGA Tour winner shot a 67 on...
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Grounds crew workers talk on the 18th green before the start of the second round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 25, 2019 - 7:37 pm
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Play resumed on Saturday at the rain-hit Zozo Championship, a day after Friday's second round was washed out due to torrential rain. Organizers of the PGA Tour's first tournament in Japan took the unusual step of closing the course to spectators for Saturday's second round...
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