Men's golf

Shane Lowry of Ireland holds the trophy after winning the final round of the Abu Dhabi Championship golf tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, January 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
January 19, 2019 - 1:31 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry made birdie on the last hole to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Abu Dhabi Championship. If only it were that simple. His three-shot lead to start the final round Saturday was gone in three holes. When he walked off the 11th green with his...
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Shane Lowry of Ireland follows his ball on the 18th hole in round three of the Abu Dhabi Championship golf tournament in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
January 18, 2019 - 9:43 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry kept up his brilliant scoring on the par-3 holes at the Abu Dhabi Championship in shooting a 5-under 67 in the third round to extend his lead to three strokes on Friday. For the third straight day, the Irishman made birdie on the each of the short...
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Phil Mickelson heads off the green after shooting 12-under-par 60 in the first round of the Desert Classic golf tournament at La Quinta Country Club on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 17, 2019 - 8:43 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson still feels as young as ever. He still plays that way, too. Mickelson began his 27th full season as a pro Thursday by flirting with one of the few feats he hasn't accomplished — golf's magic number. The 48-year-old left-hander still shot a 12-under 60 in the...
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Matt Kuchar celebrates winning the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 14, 2019 - 12:02 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar didn't have the start he wanted Sunday in the Sony Open, not with three bogeys in five holes after making just one through three rounds. The finish was better than he could have imagined. Kuchar seized control late in the round with back-to-back birdie putts, the second...
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Matt Kuchar reacts to making a birdie putt on the first green during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 13, 2019 - 12:44 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar made it look easy Saturday in the Sony Open. With no bogeys on his card, it even felt easy to him. Beneath that cap is plenty of gray hair. Beneath that smile, he knows better. "Listen, the game of golf is not easy," Kuchar said after a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead...
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Matt Kuchar putts on the 13th green during the second round of the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 11, 2019 - 10:44 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The easygoing vibe in Hawaii is a perfect fit for Matt Kuchar, who spends as much as a month at a time on the islands when his schedule allows. The Sony Open is more about work than play, and he's having just as much fun. Kuchar ran off four birdies in five holes to start his second...
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Adam Svensson chips onto the 18th green during the first round of the Sony Ope golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 10, 2019 - 11:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot...
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Jordan Spieth watches his putt on the first green during the pro-am round of the Sony Open golf event, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 09, 2019 - 7:30 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Jordan Spieth showed up in Hawaii three years ago hopeful that a new year would be more of a continuation than a fresh start. Back then, he was coming off two majors, five victories, the FedEx Cup and he was No. 1 in the world. He's in a different spot at the Sony Open. Spieth went...
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Xander Schauffele holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 07, 2019 - 4:59 am
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Xander Schauffele figured he had nothing to lose. He wound up winning the first PGA Tour event of the year with a final round that not even he could have imagined. Three straight birdies on the front. Two eagles that he holed from off the green, including a full wedge from...
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Xander Schauffele holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 06, 2019 - 11:41 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Xander Schauffele never had a better round or a more peculiar ending. After holing out for two eagles, and closing with four birdies over his last five holes for an 11-under 62, he chose to wait inside the scoring trailer to see if it would be enough to beat Gary Woodland in...
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