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Some of the defining shots on the PGA Tour this year were hit from the tee and fairway, from the bunkers and behind trees, and even from the driving range. Two of them effectively clinched a first major. One of them introduced another young star. One way to look back on 2017 is...
Players no longer will be penalized two shots for an incorrect scorecard if they were not aware of a rules violation when they signed their card. The USGA and R&A also will no longer respond to most TV viewers' calls during the tournament. The changes are part of a local...
GROUVILLE, Jersey (AP) — Tommy Horton, the Englishman who played in two Ryder Cups and won four times on European Tour, died Thursday. He was 76. Horton became ill at the Annual General Meeting at the Royal Jersey Golf Club on Thursday night and died soon after at a hospital. "...
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Sergio Garcia has been voted as the European Tour's golfer of the year after claiming his first major title at the Masters and winning two more events in 2017. The 37-year-old Spaniard, who also got married in July, says "I think both on and off...
BEIJING (AP) — The PGA Tour has signed a deal to partner with Chinese firm Shankai Sports to manage the operations of its China series for 20 years from 2018. Shankai, a Beijing-based firm, says its new venture is receiving a 300 million yuan ($45 million) investment from Yao...
NEW YORK (AP) — PGA Tour player Morgan Hoffmann says he has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and that his right pectoral muscle is nearly gone. In a story Hoffmann wrote for The Players' Tribune website, he says he started to notice his right pectoral deteriorating about...
NEW YORK (AP) — PGA Tour player Morgan Hoffmann says he has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and that his right pectoral muscle is nearly gone. In a story Hoffmann wrote for The Players' Tribune website, he says he started to notice his right pectoral deteriorating about...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The latest comeback by Tiger Woods, this one following a 10-month absence from a fourth back surgery in three years, was sure to cause some disruption in the workforce with the weekday television coverage. That included the commissioner's office at the PGA...
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tournaments in two countries last week might have gone a long way toward who finishes in the top 50 of the world ranking at the end of the year and gets into the Masters. Dylan Frittelli, the South African who holed the winning chip for Texas when it won...