Men's golf

December 17, 2017 - 3:36 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A late surge by Kiradech Aphibarnrat makes him among nine players projected to get invitations to the Masters by finishing the year in the top 50 in the world ranking. Kiradech ended his year with four straight top 10s, including a fifth-place finish Sunday in the Indonesian...
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December 10, 2017 - 5:10 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O'Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout. Stricker and O'Hair closed with an 8-under 64 for a two-shot victory over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry, effectively clinching it when O'Hair made an eagle on...
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Rickie Fowler, right, poses with Tiger Woods and the trophy after Fowler won the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 03, 2017 - 6:15 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rickie Fowler was the first player to offer a scouting report on Tiger Woods ahead of his celebrated return to golf, hinting that Woods was hitting it "way by" him in some of their matches in Florida. Fowler's own game apparently was in pretty good shape, too. Seven shots...
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December 02, 2017 - 6:58 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods fell behind early and never recovered. Charley Hoffman pulled away late and made himself hard to beat. Hoffman handled the blustery conditions Saturday in the Hero World Challenge for a 2-under 70, one of only five rounds under par, and built a five-shot lead...
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Tiger Woods tees off from hole 16 during the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 01, 2017 - 5:59 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the leaderboard. It just wasn't there for long. In another impressive showing in his latest comeback from back surgeries, Woods built on a solid start with a 31 on...
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Tiger Woods tees off from hole 16 during the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 01, 2017 - 2:35 am
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods was watching the leaderboards, and he wasn't alone. Woods returned to competition for the first time in 301 days, and just like his previous four comebacks from back surgeries, no one was quite sure what to expect. Matt Kuchar was among those who looked for Woods...
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Tiger Woods reacts on the fourth hole at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods looked a lot better in his return to golf than he did when he left. Playing for the first time since his fourth back surgery, Woods returned from a 10-month layoff with a 3-under 69 on a breezy Thursday in the Bahamas that left him three shots behind Tommy...
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Tiger Woods tries to drive the 7th green during the pro-am for the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Woods is playing for the first time since back surgery in April. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
November 29, 2017 - 5:28 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — One year later, the scene hadn't changed. Jordan Spieth paused on the 17th green and looked across the water to the adjacent fairway at Albany Golf Club as Tiger Woods hit his shot to the ninth green, just like he did last year at the Hero World Challenge. Curiosity is just...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the third hole during the final round at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament in Nassau, Bahamas. Woods returns this week to the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. It’s the 10th time he has returned after a layoff of 10 week or longer. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
November 27, 2017 - 3:21 am
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods is playing the Hero World Challenge this week, making it the 10th time he has returned from layoffs of 10 weeks or longer. The most recent layoff was caused by fusion surgery on his lower back, his fourth back surgery since March 2014. Woods only started taking...
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Austin Cook celebrates his winning putt on the 18th green during the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 19, 2017 - 5:42 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic. Now the Arkansas player is one of them. The PGA Tour rookie held off veterans Brian Gay, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner and Brian Harman on Sunday at the chilly, windy Sea Island Club's Seaside...
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