Men's golf

Rickie Fowler hits from the 12th tee during the second round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 17, 2020 - 7:30 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Rickie Fowler came to The American Express for the first time in six years to prepare for the next two weeks at Torrey Pines and TPC Scottsdale. He's ahead of schedule, shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course for a share of the second-...
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January 17, 2020 - 5:41 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — One-armed Canadian amateur Laurent Hurtubise made a hole-in-one playing alongside two PGA Tour pros in The American Express pro-am event. Born without a right hand, Hurtubise aced the 151-yard par-3 fourth hole at PGA West's Stadium Course in the first round Thursday. The...
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Brooks Koepka from the U.S. tees off on the 14th hole during the first round one of the Abu Dhabi Championship golf tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
January 16, 2020 - 8:14 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Brooks Koepka shot a 6-under 66 Thursday in his return to competition after a knee injury and was tied for third place after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi Championship. Koepka, ranked No. 1 in the world, missed three months after re-injuring his knee when...
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FILE - Brooks Koepka reacts after sinking a putt on the 18th green to win the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Koepka says his play out of an awkward lie on the 18th that led to par was one of his most important shots. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 14, 2020 - 11:19 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Brooks Koepka hasn't been the same since he tied for third in the FedEx Cup final in August, and hasn't felt entirely healthy since last March. He wouldn't rate himself full strength now. Koepka returns to competition this week in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, his first...
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Webb Simpson keeps dry as his caddie dries off his club on the 13th green during the final round of the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 14, 2020 - 3:25 am
The European Tour and PGA Tour are trying to crack down on slow play with revamped policies that allow for swifter penalty shots and for officials to target players who are taking too long to play. The policies, while slightly different, are similar in that the objective is to encourage players to...
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Cameron Smith holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 13, 2020 - 3:23 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Two weeks in Hawaii brought rain, unusually strong wind, playoffs and two players who thought victory was out of reach until the winner's lei was draped around their necks. Cameron Smith was the latest Sunday at the Sony Open. He might have been even more surprised than Justin...
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Corey Conners chips onto the ninth green during the Tournament of Champions pro-am golf event, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 11, 2020 - 2:44 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Corey Conners returned to Hawaii this year with one notable difference. He knew he had a tee time. That's no small deal for Conners, a 28-year-old Canadian who didn't have a full PGA Tour card a year ago and wasn't sure where he could play, much less when. Now he is a PGA Tour...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Michelle Wie watches her tee shot on the 118th hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Wie is expecting her first child — a girl — this summer. The often-injured golfer announced the news Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, on Instagram. She married Jonnie West, the son of NBA great Jerry West, in August. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
January 10, 2020 - 4:05 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Michelle Wie always thought if she ever had children, that would be the end of her golf. Now she is more inspired than ever to return. Wie, who married Golden State Warriors executive Jonnie West in August, announced they are having their first child — a girl — this summer. “I do...
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Patrick Reed reacts to missing his putt on the third playoff hole on the 18th green during final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 07, 2020 - 3:07 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Patrick Reed needed a 12-foot birdie putt to win at Kapalua and return at least some attention to his bullish brand of golf. It was an untimely miss in so many ways. Not only did it give Justin Thomas a third chance in the playoff, which he won with a sublime sand wedge to 3 feet...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2019, file photo, video screens display the types of bets that can be placed at the Golden 1 Center's Skyloft Predictive Gaming Lounge, in Sacramento, Calif. Professional sports leagues have found a way to cash in by selling their official data to gambling companies, making the case that the leagues are creating new products for gamblers to bet on. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 07, 2020 - 2:51 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games. They also fumbled an attempt to claim a share of betting proceeds by saying the games are the intellectual...
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