Kevin Kisner wins Match Play, beating Matt Kuchar 3 and 2

Golf 03/31/19, 20:54

Kevin Kisner made it to the Dell Technologies Match Play final for the second straight year, and this time he got it right.A week that began with a loss ended with the biggest victory of Kisner's career when he holed a 20-foot birdie putt to close out Matt Kuchar, 3 ...

Nasa Hataoka wins Kia Classic for 3rd LPGA Tour victory

Golf 03/31/19, 20:26

Nasa Hataoka won the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara Golf Club for her third victory in her last 16 LPGA Tour starts.The 20-year-old Japanese player closed with a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over playing partner Inbee Park, top-ranked Sung Hyun Park, Jin Young Ko, Azahara Munoz and ...

Kuchar, Garcia caught in flap over putt not conceded

Golf 03/30/19, 19:44

Sergio Garcia had an 8-foot putt to win the hole and left it 4 inches short, a frustrating miss.Worse yet was what followed. Such a tap-in typically is conceded in the Dell Technologies Match Play, and the Spaniard walked up and casually rapped it left-handed. The ball spun around the ...

Spieth fights back but eliminated on final hole

Golf 03/29/19, 19:37

Jordan Spieth spent his day fighting from behind. By the time he came to the 18th green Friday, he didn't have enough shots left to make to the weekend.By only a matter of inches.Spieth rallied from 4 down after four holes to push all the way to the final green ...

Chella Choi shoots 7-under 65 to take Kia Classic lead

Golf 03/28/19, 20:44

Chella Choi birdied the final three holes for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead Thursday in the Kia Classic.Choi had a bogey-free morning round at Aviara Golf Club in the final event before the major ANA Inspiration next week in Rancho Mirage."My putter really help me, so I really ...

Trick shot can’t save Tiger Woods in loss

Golf 03/28/19, 19:03

On his knee, swinging left-handed under a bush with the clubhead upside down to dig the ball out of dirt and leaves, Tiger Woods knocked it to 5 feet to save par.That used to be the kind of shot that would take the fight out of opponent and push Woods ...

Update: The day of the almost comebacks in Match Play

Golf 03/28/19, 16:41

The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local):4:30 p.m.The Match Play has seen its share of big comebacks on Thursday — just not all the way back.Jordan Spieth walks through the rough on the third hole after hitting an errant during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies ...

Woods beats Wise 3-and-1 despite shaky round

Golf 03/27/19, 19:03

Tiger Woods' long-awaited return to Texas and Match Play was a winner, even it if wasn't pretty.Woods opened the Dell Technologies Match Play with a 3-and-1 victory over Aaron Wise on Wednesday that Woods conceded wasn't much to look at. Of the seven holes Woods won, none were played under ...

Sense of urgency remains on opening day of Match Play

Golf 03/27/19, 09:18

The 64 players at the Dell Technologies Match Play are guaranteed at least three matches. That doesn't take away the sense of urgency to win the opening match Wednesday at Austin Country Club.This is the fifth year of group play. One player from each of the 16 groups advances to ...

Woods faces new format and same philosophy at Match Play

Golf 03/26/19, 18:32

The Dell Technologies Match Play has changed golf courses twice and the format once since the last time Tiger Woods played.He still remembers what it takes to succeed."Still got to win matches and move on," Woods said.Bryson DeChambeau reacts to his drive on the during a pr18th tee during a ...

Jin Young Ko rallies to win LPGA Tour’s Founders Cup

Golf 03/24/19, 20:34

Jin Young Ko rallied to win the Founders Cup on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour victory, closing with a 7-under 65 for a one-stroke victory over four players.The 23-year-old South Korean player birdied Nos. 14-16 and parred the final two to finish at 22-under 266 at Desert Ridge. She ...

Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship in playoff

Golf 03/24/19, 06:42

Scott Hend overcame a rain stoppage to capture the Maybank Championship title in dramatic fashion after he beat Nacho Elvira at the first play-off hole in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.The Australian was on course for the win after he sank six birdies to lead by a shot heading into the ...

Yu Liu shoots 7-under 65 to take 1-shot lead in Founder Cup

Golf 03/23/19, 21:16

Yu Liu played the final four holes in 4 under Saturday for a 7-under 65 and the third-round lead in the Founders Cup.The 23-year-old Chinese player eagled the par-5 15th and birdied the last two to reach 19-under 197 at Desert Ridge in the event that honors the 13 women ...

Nacho Elvira edges closer to Maybank Championship title

Golf 03/23/19, 04:15

Nacho Elvira took a big step towards clinching a first European Tour title after he fired a 6-under-par 66 for a two-shot advantage over David Lipsky after the third round at the Maybank Championship on Saturday.Elvira has been on song since the opening round where he joint-led the standings, and ...

Pieters takes halfway lead at Maybank Championship

Golf 03/22/19, 08:10

Ernie Els was two shots behind Maybank Championship leader Thomas Pieters on a crowded leaderboard after the second round on Friday.Els carded a 2-under-par 70 to reach 6 under at the European Tour event.There were 15 golfers within three shots of Pieters, who was at 8 under overall after a ...

Dahmen, Straka share early lead at Innisbrook

Golf 03/21/19, 13:41

The PGA Tour event that doesn't have Tiger Woods this year instead has the Leaping Cougar.That's a childhood nickname for Joel Dahmen, who took advantage of gentle conditions on a tough golf course for a 5-under 66 to share the early lead Thursday with Sepp Straka in the Valspar Championship.The ...

Fraser and Elvira share Maybank Championship lead

Golf 03/21/19, 07:59

Former champion Marcus Fraser and Nacho Elvira turned in 7-under-par 65s for the joint lead of the Maybank Championship after the opening round on Thursday.A shot behind were Jazz Janewattananond of Thailand, Angelo Que of the Philippines, and Matthias Schwab of Austria. Thomas Pieters of Belgium was two shots behind ...

Eddie Pepperell prefers not to spend much time at tournament

Golf 03/19/19, 13:14

Eddie Pepperell makes his Masters debut this year, and he looks forward to seeing Augusta National so much that he plans to see it for the first time on Sunday, four days before it begins.That's early for him."I don't like being at golf tournaments too long," said the 28-year-old from ...

Pepperell, Vegas feed frenzy at famed 17 with long putts

Golf 03/17/19, 19:43

Eddie Pepperell's 50-foot birdie putt sent the packed gallery surrounding the island green into a frenzy.Jhonattan Vegas one-upped him a few minutes later.Vegas drained a 70-footer that broke the tournament record for the longest recorded putt at the 17th green Sunday. Bernhard Langer held the previous mark, a 59-footer in ...

Furyk closes with flurry, finishes 2nd in hometown event

Golf 03/17/19, 18:54

Jim Furyk was one of the last ones in the field at The Players Championship.He was the last one with a shot to beat Rory McIlroy.The 48-year-old Furyk closed with a flurry Sunday, making birdies at two of the last three holes and just missing another at the famed island ...