Men's golf

Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 10th hole during the Genesis Invitational pro-am golf event at Riviera Country Club, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 12, 2020 - 4:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas are separated by about 17 years on the calendar and 70 victories on the PGA Tour, neither of which has kept them from becoming friends away from golf. Thomas first met Woods in 2015 on the range at The Players Championship his rookie year. They grew...
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FILE - In Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday,, in San Diego. Riviera is where Tiger Woods played his first PGA Tour event as an amateur. It would be the ideal place to set the tour record for most wins. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
February 11, 2020 - 6:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is no better place for Tiger Woods to set the PGA Tour record for most career victories than at Riviera. Because this is where he played his first PGA Tour event as a 16-year-old amateur? No. Because he now is tournament host of the Genesis Invitational, giving it the kind...
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Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
February 11, 2020 - 3:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ernie Els has made it clear he will not be returning as International captain for the Presidents Cup next year. Tiger Woods was a little more vague. Woods, captain of the U.S. team that won at Royal Melbourne for the eighth straight time, says he spoke with Els while boarding the...
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Nick Taylor, of Canada, follows his shot from the fourth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 09, 2020 - 8:33 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor knew the odds were not in his favor Sunday at Pebble Beach. Already nervous about facing Phil Mickelson for the first time with only a one-shot lead, Taylor found himself watching Lefty's short-game highlight show on the eve of their final-round pairing at...
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Phil Mickelson chips the ball out of a bunker up to the seventh green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 08, 2020 - 7:44 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For his final act on a day filled with short-game magic, Phil Mickelson hit a full-swing flop shot over a bunker that landed in just the right spot on the 18th green at Pebble Beach that it rolled out to 4 feet from the cup. Somehow, it didn't go in. For a time Saturday...
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Jason Day, of Australia, waves after making a birdie putt on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 07, 2020 - 8:09 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jason Day received a warm reminder Friday at Pebble Beach how good it feels to hit shots the way he wants, make a bunch of putts and see his name high on the leaderboard. Day made two long birdie putts across the green, holed a 40-yard wedge for eagle on the dangerous...
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South Africa's Ernie Els walks towards the first hole during the final round of the Saudi International at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Red Sea resort of King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
February 07, 2020 - 10:51 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ernie Els brought big changes to the International team in the Presidents Cup, and then he added one more he wants to see. He doesn't think someone should be captain more than once. Els tells the golf blog “Morning Read” that he will not return as captain for the 2021...
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February 07, 2020 - 4:57 am
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — First-round leader Madelene Sagstrom held a one-stroke lead over American rival Ally McDonald after two rounds of the LPGA's Vic Open. The tournament features male and female professionals playing in alternate groups over two courses at the 13th Beach Golf Links...
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Nick Taylor follows his shot from the ninth tee of the Monterey Peninsula County Club Shore Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
February 06, 2020 - 8:03 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor opened with an eagle, closed with two birdies and made a gorgeous day feel even better with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula that gave him the lead Thursday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Most of the interest over three courses in the rotation was at...
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Phil Mickelson plays his shot from the fifth tee on the Torrey Pines South Course during the first round of The Farmers Insurance golf tournament in San Diego, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
February 05, 2020 - 4:48 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Optimism is never in short supply for Phil Mickelson, and it was especially high when he left the Monterey Peninsula last year with his 44th career PGA Tour victory and his fifth title in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He had the entire year ahead of him. It didn't...
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