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MCCARTHY: Leishman wins at Torrey Pines … PGA Tour mourns Kobe

MCCARTHY: Leishman wins at Torrey Pines … PGA Tour mourns Kobe

LA JOLLA, Calif. — On a day that golf at times felt secondary, Australian Marc Leishman rode a scorching putter to victory at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in California. Sunday was
PGA Tour star Tony Finau hit hard by Kobe’s death

PGA Tour star Tony Finau hit hard by Kobe’s death

LA JOLLA, Calif. — One after another, PGA Tour players were asked about the tragic death of NBA star Kobe Bryant. None were more affected than Tony Finau. Finau loved everything about Bryant and grew
Tiger Woods reacts to Kobe Bryant’s death

Tiger Woods reacts to Kobe Bryant’s death

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Tiger Woods spent much of the back nine on Sunday wondering why people were yelling, “Do it for Mamba!” Locked into his pursuit of a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour win, caddie Joe
PGA TOUR: Rahm leads at Torrey … Rory in the hunt … Rookie stunned at Tiger pairing

PGA TOUR: Rahm leads at Torrey … Rory in the hunt … Rookie stunned at Tiger pairing

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Next year when the U.S. Open returns to Torrey Pines the south course will look slightly different, but a few of the names near the top of the leaderboard might look the same. World
LPGA: Brooke Henderson tied for 8th heading to Sunday

LPGA: Brooke Henderson tied for 8th heading to Sunday

Brooke Henderson continued her march up the leaderboard at the LPGA’s second event of the season on Saturday in Florida. The Canadian star shot a second straight 4-under-par 68 to reach 8-under for
MCCARTHY: Upstart golf tour eyes game’s top stars and 2022 start

MCCARTHY: Upstart golf tour eyes game’s top stars and 2022 start

LA JOLLA, Calif. — A quarter-century ago golfer Greg Norman tried — but failed — to shake up the PGA Tour with plans for a World Golf Tour. This week, details of another long-rumoured global golf tour
LPGA: Henderson shoots her way into contention on Friday

LPGA: Henderson shoots her way into contention on Friday

Brooke Henderson shot a four-under-par 68 on Friday to jump up the leaderboard at the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio in Florida. The Canadian star made five birdies against just a single bogey and heads
PGA TOUR: Palmer scorches Torrey…Tiger and Rory stumble…Canadians sent packing

PGA TOUR: Palmer scorches Torrey…Tiger and Rory stumble…Canadians sent packing

LA JOLLA, Calif. — With Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy spinning their wheels on Friday, it was journeyman Ryan Palmer who looked like the best player in the world at the Farmers Insurance Open. The
MCCARTHY: More wedding bells for Rahmbo…Tiger four-putts…Sloan onto Phoenix

MCCARTHY: More wedding bells for Rahmbo…Tiger four-putts…Sloan onto Phoenix

LA JOLLA, Calif. — There are very few golfers more exciting to watch than Jon Rahm. When things are good you see a golfer with very few equals in the game. When things are bad you see a level of rage
PGA TOUR: Good start for Tiger and Rory … Gligic top Canuck on Thursday

PGA TOUR: Good start for Tiger and Rory … Gligic top Canuck on Thursday

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Golf’s biggest stars didn’t disappoint on Thursday in round one of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Rory McIlroy began his 2020 campaign with a five-under-par 67 and sits
PGA TOUR: DeLaet withdraws from Farmers with back issue

PGA TOUR: DeLaet withdraws from Farmers with back issue

LA JOLLA, Calif. — The Farmers Insurance Open was missing one Canadian when play began Thursday morning. Graham DeLaet withdrew from the tournament hours before his tee time at Torrey Pines, just
MCCARTHY: Rory McIlroy’s new major plan a risky one

MCCARTHY: Rory McIlroy’s new major plan a risky one

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Damn the torpedoes seems an unlikely strategy for success at golf’s majors, but it sure sounds fun to watch. After a disappointing run at golf’s biggest events during an otherwise

PGA Tour highlight videos are coming to Facebook Watch

You won't have to venture far beyond your Facebook feed to get a pro golf fix this year. The social network has reached a deal with the PGA Tour to bring daily round recaps and player-oriented
Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, January 22nd

Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, January 22nd

Brendan Loper’s Daily Cartoon about a lawyer with an unusual suggestion for a nonpartisan venue.
MCCARTHY: Tiger Woods just like you and me?

MCCARTHY: Tiger Woods just like you and me?

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Let’s get one thing straight, there aren’t many ways we can relate to Tiger Woods. Ten months removed from his breathtaking Masters win, and little more than a month since leading
MCCARTHY: PGA season ‘starts’ again … Spieth sighting … DeLaet’s task for 2020

MCCARTHY: PGA season ‘starts’ again … Spieth sighting … DeLaet’s task for 2020

LA JOLLA, Calif. — The PGA Tour season has more unofficial starts than you and your buddies on the first tee hitting ’til you’re happy. The last of which comes this week as Tiger Woods and Rory
MCCARTHY: Graham DeLaet’s long road back hits Torrey Pines

MCCARTHY: Graham DeLaet’s long road back hits Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Actor Will Smith and golfer Graham DeLaet would seem to have little in common, but they both let us in on similar secrets this week. Smith was on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
The Olympics Want Tiger Woods. He Wants to Go. But There’s a Catch.

The Olympics Want Tiger Woods. He Wants to Go. But There’s a Catch.

Golf was restored to the Games, in part, to forge an association with stars like Woods. But with a few months left to qualify, he is on the outside looking in.
The Olympics Want Tiger Woods. He Wants to Go. But There’s a Catch.

The Olympics Want Tiger Woods. He Wants to Go. But There’s a Catch.

Golf was restored to the Games, in part, to forge an association with stars like Woods. But with a few months left to qualify, he is on the outside looking in.
Abe Says It’s ‘Outer Space’ and Beyond for U.S. Treaty

Abe Says It’s ‘Outer Space’ and Beyond for U.S. Treaty

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the U.S. in “outer space and cyberspace,” as the allies marked the 60th anniversary of a treaty