Golf

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A large bobcat was on the prowl for birdies at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The bobcat sauntered between the first and second holes Friday afternoon, seemingly comfortable not far from the fans who packed the grounds on TPC Scottsdale's Stadium...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III drew the ire of the rowdy fans on the 16th hole Friday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open when he put on a Carolina Panthers jersey and dabbed his way to the green. After hitting his tee shot through the green on the stadium par-3...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bubba Watson repeated that he doesn't like TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course. He also said he loves everything else about the Waste Management Phoenix Open. "I will have to say, I have to apologize," Watson said Friday, two days after criticizing the...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut. The 46-year-old Els, who has dropped to 205th in the world after struggling with yips over the past year, shot a 5-under 67...
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko played enough golf Thursday to catch up to the lead. She just didn't play enough to finish the rain-delayed second round of the Coates Golf Championship. Ko, the No. 1 player in women's golf making her 2016 debut, was 4-under par for her round and had...
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko played enough golf Thursday to catch up to the lead, but not enough to finish the rain-delayed second round of the Coates Golf Championship. Ko was 4-under par for the round and had a 15-foot birdie putt on the ninth hole at Golden Ocala when the horn...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy started the defense of his Dubai Desert Classic title with a bogey but battled back to post a 4-under 68 on Thursday, leaving him two shots off the lead. McIlroy bogeyed two of the easiest holes on the course — the par-5 10th,...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dave Renwick, the Scottish caddie who worked for three major champions and was on the bag for Vijay Singh's greatest season, has died of stomach cancer. He was 62. The European Tour announced his death Thursday at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bubba Watson took a big swing at TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course — with his mouth, not his driver. "I don't like it," Watson said Wednesday, a day before the start of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. "I'm not going to PC it. I don't like it at all."...