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Lewis, English ride exemptions to early Honda Classic lead

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:23pm

Sponsor exemptions are basically free-play gifts handed out by the people in charge of golf tournaments, a handful of invitations available most weeks to those who wouldn’t have otherwise qualified for an event.

The Honda Classic is much more than 'The Bear Trap'

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 26th - 10:14am

PGA National’s signature test is a three-hole span on the back nine called “The Bear Trap,” named for Jack Nicklaus and touted as one of the most demanding stretches in all of golf.

Cristie Kerr brings her views to TV at Honda Classic

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 11:17am

Griffin, her second son, was born in August 2018, and she continues to develop her burgeoning Kerr Cellars wine business.

British Open returns to Troon as Trump-owned Turnberry waits

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 8:06am

when it first hosted the Open — with Watson defeating Jack Nicklaus with a birdie on the final hole. No one else was within 10 shots. Greg Norman won in 1986 and Nick Price in 1994, but then it was another 25 years before the next one because of limited roads into Turnberry.

Patrick Reed plays better as the accusations get louder

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 12:26am

The bookies had Patrick Reed at 40-1 odds going into the Mexico Championship, which should have come down before he even hit a shot.

Patrick Reed shows his moxie and wins Mexico Championship

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 5:32pm

Patrick Reed was more concerned about how to save par than how to answer his critics. He was consumed with navigating around the trees from 152 yards away with a gap wedge more than any chatter about his character.

Viktor Hovland becomes PGA Tour's first Norwegian winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:24pm

Viktor Hovland won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday to become the first Norwegian winner in PGA Tour history, chipping in for eagle on the par-5 15th and racing in a 30-footer for birdie on the par-5 18th for a one-stroke victory over Josh Teater.

Thomas builds 1-shot lead in Mexico as Rahm makes his move

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:20pm

Justin Thomas has done just about everything at the Mexico Championship except win.

Viktor Hovland shoots 64 to take Puerto Rico Open lead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:59pm

PGA Tour rookie Viktor Hovland shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the windy Puerto Rico Open.

Bryson DeChambeau birdies his way to 1-shot lead in Mexico

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:01pm

Bryson DeChambeau kept making so many birdies in the Mexico Championship that when he rolled in his ninth one from 45 feet, all he could do was throw his hands in the air in pure wonder.

McIlroy roars out to a 2-shot lead in Mexico Championship

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:35pm

Rory McIlroy switched back to his old putter for the Mexico Championship and it made a world of difference. It helps that he's still hitting the ball like the No. 1 player in the world.

After pairing with Woods, Ancer reaching a higher altitude

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:11pm

Abraham Ancer knows all about altitude, and not just the thin air at Chapultepec Golf Club where he returns to the Mexico Championship under entirely different circumstances.

Rory McIlroy delivers strong rejection to proposed new tour

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:51am

Rory McIlroy became the first top player to publicly reject the idea of a proposed new tour, saying he values his choice of where to play over whatever money the Premier Golf League is promising.

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright dies at 85

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:48pm

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85.

Adam Scott wins at Riviera, and this time it counts

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:07pm

Adam Scott contemplated the safe shot to get him out of his mess on the 15th hole at Riviera, knowing it would probably cost him his two-shot lead but not yet the tournament.

Update on the latest sports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:06am

The leader of the Daytona 500 so far today has been precipitation.

McIlroy, Scott, Kuchar share lead at Riviera; Woods falters

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:10pm

Put together the best field of the year on a course players regard as one of the ultimate tests, and the result is a final round at Riviera loaded with possibilities.

Inbee Park takes 3-stroke lead at Women's Australian Open

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:19am

Seven-time major champion Inbee Park hasn't won an LPGA tournament in nearly two years, but her 19 tour victories include trophies at Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia.

Woods to skip first World Golf Championship of the year

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 7:48pm

Tiger Woods is among four players from the top 10 who are skipping the Mexico Championship next week, a World Golf Championships event with no cut and a $10.5 million purse.