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 ...

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 ...

Update: Fleetwood among early winners at Match Play

Sports 03/27/19, 14:01

The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local):1:45 p.m.Tommy Fleetwood of England is among the early winners in the Dell Technologies Match Play after seizing momentum around the turn to beat Byeong Hun An.Tiger Woods plays a shot from a bunker on the 16th hole during a ...

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 ...

Column: There’s a reason Match Play is only once a year

Sports 03/26/19, 17:45

Rory McIlroy loves match play because he believes it is the purest form of golf.Most would agree.He also prefers single elimination, which he referred to as "straight knockout." In simple terms, lose and go home.Rory McIlroy autographs for fans during a practice round at the Dell Match Play Championship golf ...

Last few Masters spots on the line at Match Play

Sports 03/26/19, 16:02

For players trying to get into the top 50 for a Masters invitation, it was critical to get into the 64-man field at the Dell Technologies Match Play with big ranking points available in the final week to be eligible through the world ranking.Trouble is, everyone from the top 66 ...

Tirico to do play-by-play from Augusta Women’s Amateur

Sports 03/26/19, 14:09

Mike Tirico has had various broadcasting duties at the Masters for the better part of 20 years, including play-by-play host for ESPN during weekday coverage. What excites him about this year is working the weekend in a new event that gives viewers their first look at Augusta National.NBC Sports says ...

Woods to open Match Play against PGA Tour rookie of year

Sports 03/25/19, 18:09

Tiger Woods is at another new golf course for a World Golf Championships event and faces another player he doesn't know.Woods, who arrived Monday and played nine holes at Austin Country Club, opens the Dell Technologies Match Play against Aaron Wise, an NCAA champion from Oregon and the PGA Tour ...

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 ...

PGA Tour suspends Robert Garrigus for failed drug test

Sports 03/22/19, 14:46

Robert Garrigus became the first PGA Tour player suspended for a drug of abuse, saying on Twitter that he had a relapse with marijuana.The tour announced Friday that the 41-year-old Garrigus, whose only PGA Tour victory was at Disney at the end of the 2010 season, has been suspended for ...

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 ...

Johnson moving closer to top form as Masters nears

Sports 03/20/19, 14:04

Dustin Johnson is peaking. The Masters is nearing. And he was talking Wednesday about an injury from the stairs.At least this time it was his brother."Those stairs, man," Johnson said with a smile. "They'll get you."Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the second hole during the final round of ...

Els names final 3 assistant captains for Presidents Cup

Sports 03/19/19, 17:27

International team captain Ernie Els has named K.J. Choi, Trevor Immelman and Mike Weir as his final three assistants for this year's Presidents Cup.Els had already named Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistant captains for the event at Royal Melbourne from Dec. 9-15.Choi will return as an assistant for ...

Column: PGA Tour study shows disparity in ranking points

Sports 03/19/19, 17:22

Two tournaments on different continents illustrate why PGA Tour players are increasingly skeptical about the world ranking.Against a field as strong as some majors, Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead after 18 and 36 holes, played in the final group and was still in the mix at The Players Championship until ...

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