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HONOLULU (AP) — Rory Sabbatini has been playing the Sony Open the last 20 years, and this one was different before he hit a shot. Start with the flag stitched onto his golf bag. And when he stepped to the first tee Thursday, he heard words never uttered on the PGA Tour. "From...
HONOLULU (AP) — Jordan Spieth showed up in Hawaii three years ago hopeful that a new year would be more of a continuation than a fresh start. Back then, he was coming off two majors, five victories, the FedEx Cup and he was No. 1 in the world. He's in a different spot at the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The PGA Tour has pulled the plug on a new tournament hosted by Stephen Curry because of negotiations with a potential title sponsor and changes to the golf course, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday. Curry tells the newspaper he is remains...
HONOLULU (AP) — Considering the long road he traveled and the setbacks that followed, it's hard to imagine anyone at the Sony Open who appreciates this island paradise more than Chris Thompson. He could have swum to Hawaii in less time than it took him to reach the PGA Tour. If...
HONOLULU (AP) — Patton Kizzire took longer than expected to reach the PGA Tour, but he figures every step was a learning experience. That includes his first victory, which came at Mayakoba, his six-hole playoff win at the Sony Open last year and even one of the more embarrassing...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Shugo Imahira of Japan has been awarded a special invitation to play in the Masters. Imahira won the Bridgestone Open on the Japan Golf Tour and went on to capture the money title on his home tour. He currently is No. 53 in the world ranking. This is the...
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Padraig Harrington has been chosen as captain of the Europe team for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. The appointment of Harrington was announced by the European Tour at its headquarters at Wentworth on Tuesday. The 47-year-old Irishman has...
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — To say that Xander Schauffele has come a long way depends on the view. Eighteen months ago, Schauffele had played 18 times on the PGA Tour and missed the cut in half of them. But after he tied for fifth in his first U.S. Open at Erin Hills, the 25-year-old...
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Missouri Western State is not exactly a pipeline to the PGA Tour. Neither is Gallatin, Missouri, a farming community of 1,800 where Brice Garnett honed his game on a nine-hole course. Thirteen years ago, Garnett was finishing up his degree in business...