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Leishman rallies to win Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 4:58pm

Marc Leishman realized he had at two-shot lead as he stood over a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole at Torrey Pines. He also knew Jon Rahm was the only one who could catch him.

Herbert wins 1st European Tour title on Australia Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:03am

Lucas Herbert marked Australia Day in his native country by capturing his first professional title, beating Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa at the second hole of a playoff to win the Dubai Desert Classic after a wild final round on Sunday.

Rahm takes the lead at Torrey Pines with McIlroy lurking

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 6:15pm

Jon Rahm is playing some of his best golf with two victories and a runner-up in his last four tournaments. He was at his best Saturday at Torrey Pines, holing a chip for birdie and a full gap wedge for eagle to start his round.

Sagstrom shoots 67 to open 2-stroke lead in Gainbridge LPGA

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 3:44pm

Madelene Sagstrom shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio to take a two-stroke lead into the final round.

Palmer with 62 takes 2-shot lead at Torrey Pines

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 5:22pm

Ryan Palmer wasn't aware of any score but his own Friday at Torrey Pines, and he knew it was good enough to at least get himself back into the mix at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Madelene Sagstrom shoots 62 to take lead in Gainbridge LPGA

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 24th - 4:30pm

Madelene Sagstrom birdied seven of the first nine holes and shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA.

Woods opens with 69 at Torrey North to start new year

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:15pm

Tiger Woods had his lowest opening round of the year since 2011. It wasn't enough to be among the leaders Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open, but it was fine with him.

Jessica Korda shoots 66, takes 2-shot lead in Boca Raton

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:02pm

Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in high wind Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, the tour's first full-field event of the season and first official event in Boca Raton in more than 30 years.

Changes to Hall of Fame and a quick entry for Tiger Woods

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:37pm

Tiger Woods won't have to wait until he's 50 to enter the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Column: Expectations getting higher as Woods gets older

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:28pm

The expectations seem to get higher even as Tiger Woods gets older.

Nicklaus turns 80 and remains a part of golf's conversations

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:09am

Jack Nicklaus turns 80 on Tuesday, no closer to retirement than when he was at the peak of his golf career.

Update on the latest in sports:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:52am

The Boston Celtics did a nice job shaking their losing streak, but the Houston Rockets’ struggles continue.

Gaby Lopez wins LPGA tournament in Florida in 7-hole playoff

Jeff Babineau, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:15am

Having already battled for five extra holes into darkness without producing a champion a day earlier, Gaby Lopez and Nasa Hataoka showed up to work at 8 a.m., just like regular folks.

Andrew Landry regroups to win The American Express

John Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 5:07pm

Andrew Landry was reeling after blowing a six-stroke lead on the back nine Sunday in The American Express.

Westwood wins in Abu Dhabi for his 25th Euro tour victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:11am

Lee Westwood secured his 25th European Tour win with victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.

Andrew Landry, Scottie Scheffler break away in desert

John Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:24pm

Andrew Landry and Scottie Scheffler broke away Saturday at The American Express.

Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler tied for lead in desert

John Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:07pm

Rickie Fowler came to The American Express for the first time in six years to prepare for the next two weeks at Torrey Pines and TPC Scottsdale.

One-armed Canadian amateur makes ace at American Express

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:41pm

One-armed Canadian amateur Laurent Hurtubise made a hole-in-one playing alongside two PGA Tour pros in The American Express pro-am event.

Henderson, Inbee Park tied for lead in LPGA season opener

Jeff Babineau, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:27pm

Canada’s Brooke Henderson parlayed four birdies and a late eagle into Friday’s hottest round and a share of the lead at the LPGA’s season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.