Men's golf

Adam Long waves after a parr on the 17th hole during the final round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 20, 2019 - 9:02 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Long bounced around golf's backwoods for years, winning only a lone Hooters Tour event. Now, he's headed to the Masters as a PGA Tour winner. Long won the Desert Classic on Sunday at PGA West, beating Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson and Adam Hadwin by a stroke with a 14-...
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January 20, 2019 - 3:58 pm
LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Right when it looked as though Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico would endure more heartache at the Latin American Amateur Championship, he delivered his best shots and finally earned a trip to the Masters. A runner-up each of the last two years, Ortiz hammered a 3-wood...
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January 20, 2019 - 5:35 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Jazz Janewattananond shot a final-round 65 on Sunday to win the Singapore Open and qualify for this year's British Open. The Thai player carded seven birdies over the Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club to finish at 18-under 266, two strokes ahead of Yoshinori Fujimoto (68) and...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:54 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Tom Lehman rallied to win the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship on Saturday, taking advantage of David Toms' closing three-putt bogey. The 59-year-old Lehman closed with his second straight 7-under 65 for a one-stroke victory over Toms. "...
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Phil Mickelson smiles after his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 19, 2019 - 8:51 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson has barely stopped smiling since he teed off Thursday morning in the Desert Classic. "It's so fun," Mickelson said. "I just love being in contention, having a chance to win, being in the final group, feeling the nerves, feeling that excitement, the...
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January 19, 2019 - 3:29 pm
LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico made birdie on the par-5 18th on Saturday for a 2-under 70, giving him a one-shot lead and a third opportunity to capture the Latin American Amateur Championship. Ortiz lost in a three-man playoff in 2017 and was runner-up last year to...
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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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January 18, 2019 - 10:51 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — David Toms shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. The 52-year-old Toms had eight birdies and a bogey on another windy day at Hualalai. "It was a tougher day today...
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Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the Desert Classic golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
January 18, 2019 - 7:37 pm
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson birdied four of his last five holes Friday in the Desert Classic to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend in his first event of the year. A day after matching his career-low score with 12-under 60 at La Quinta Country Club, the 48-year-old Mickelson had a...
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January 18, 2019 - 4:38 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson of Canada kept out of trouble and kept bogeys off her card Friday on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season. Henderson had the only bogey-free round at...
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