Brooks Koepka plays a shot on the 14th fairway during the first round of the Abu Dhabi Championship

Koepka tied for 3rd in Abu Dhabi in return from knee injury

Brooks Koepka shot a 6-under 66 Thursday in his return to competition after a knee injury and was tied for third place after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.
Golf
January 16

Danielle Kang opens with 63 to lead LPGA Tour season opener

American Danielle Kang stepped to the tee at the treacherous par-3 finishing hole at the LPGA's season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on Thursday and had a bit of a problem. Standing 204 yards from the flag stick, she told her caddie that she didn't have a club for the shot.
Golf
January 15
Phil Mickelson

Senior tour long, long ways off for Phil Mickelson

Five months away from his 50th birthday, Phil Mickelson is still a long, long ways from the senior tour.
Golf
January 14
Brooks Koepka hit out of a fairway bunker on the 13th hole during second round play in the Tour Championship

Koepka ready to get back to work after nearly 3 months off

Brooks Koepka hasn't been the same since he tied for third in the FedEx Cup final in August, and hasn't felt entirely healthy since last March.
Golf
January 14

Column: From 30 books to 30,000, and a gift back to Scotland

Alastair Johnston returned home to Scotland after an internship with IMG and brought with him 30 golf books that had been collecting dust in a…
Martin Kaymer, of Germany, looks at his name on top of the leaderboard on the second hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in
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Golf
January 14

European, PGA Tour take steps to single out slow players

The European Tour and PGA Tour are trying to crack down on slow play with revamped policies that allow for swifter penalty shots and for…
Golf
January 13

Cameron Smith wins Sony Open in another Hawaii comeback

Two weeks in Hawaii brought rain, unusually strong wind, playoffs and two players who thought victory was out of reach until the winner's lei was draped around their necks.
Golf
January 12
Cameron Smith held the champions trophy after the final round of the Sony Open on Sunday at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu.

Smith wins Sony Open in playoff after wild finish

Cameron Smith of Australia won his first PGA Tour title on his own Sunday when he least expected it.
Golf
January 12

Smith wins Sony Open; Grace takes South African Open

Cameron Smith of Australia won his first PGA Tour title on his own Sunday when he least expected it.
Golf
January 11

Brendan Steele seizes control at Sony Open

Saturday was no time to panic, especially at a Sony Open with so many players in the mix that one shot could lead to a good run and change the landscape in a hurry.
Golf
January 11

Conners takes hard, rewarding road to Hawaii

Corey Conners returned to Hawaii this year with one notable difference.
Golf
January 11
Brendan Steele hit from the 11th tee during the second round of the Sony Open on Friday in Honolulu.

More wind at Sony, but no Thomas or Reed

Different island, similar result. Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed finished the tournament with the same score.
Golf
January 11
Michelle Wie.

With a baby on the way, Michelle Wie still has eye on golf

Michelle Wie always thought if she ever had children, that would be the end of her golf.
Golf
January 10
Collin Morikawa chips onto the 16th green during the first round of the Sony Open

Morikawa handles the wind and takes lead at Sony Open

The wind blew so hard that palm trees looked as though they were made of rubber. The Pacific looked angrier than usual. Some of the sights Thursday at the Sony Open made it clear that playing golf in Hawaii was no vacation.
Golf
January 10

Ormsby stays ahead at Hong Kong Open

Wade Ormsby took sole possession of the lead at the Hong Kong Open with a 4-under 66 in the second round on Friday.
Golf
January 9
Pete Dye on the Pound Ridge Golf Course, the first course he designed in New York State in 2008. Dye, who designed many of America’s most famous gol

Famed golf course designer Pete Dye dies at 94

Pete Dye never thought golf was meant to be fair, inspiring him to build courses that visually intimidated recreational players to the best in the…
Golf
January 9

Michelle Wie expecting her first child — a girl -- in summer

a girl — this summer.
Golf
January 8
Defending champion Matt Kuchar hits from the second tee during the Sony Open pro-am Wednesday at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu.

New Hawaiian island, new course, same big wind for Sony Open

Same state, new island, two courses that could not be more different.
Golf
January 8

Ancer looking for Presidents Cup bounce in Honolulu

Abraham Ancer can't remember playing better with so little to show for it.
Golf
January 8
Patrick Reed really dug himself a hole in the Bahamas where he was caught improving his lie and poorly explained himself afterward, which prompted one

Column: Reed digs himself a hole that will be hard to escape

Patrick Reed has been labeled by some as a cheater, and that image threatens to overshadow his considerable golf talent for a long time to come.
Golf
January 7

Leagues finally cash in on sports betting by selling data

Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games.
Golf
January 7

Paul Azinger's career made a detour 20 years ago in Honolulu

Paul Azinger is a PGA champion long known as someone who says what he thinks, usually with some degree of clarity, which makes him a good fit as a TV analyst. And that's what he does now for NBC and at the U.S. Open for Fox.
Golf
January 7
Justin Thomas played his shot from the 13th tee during the final round of the Tournament of Champions on Sunday at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalu

Justin Thomas grabs a win he thought he had lost

Justin Thomas began the new year mildly disappointed by not having won more than he already has on the PGA Tour.
Golf
January 5
Justin Thomas holds the trophy after winning the Tournament of Champions on Sunday at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

Justin Thomas hangs on to win Kapalua in a playoff

Justin Thomas won the Sentry Tournament of Champions, and he still doesn't know how.
Golf
January 5

How a jazz drummer helped get Wisconsin-based Sentry to Maui

The PGA Tour celebrated the start of a new year by announcing Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance, in only its third year as title sponsor at Kapalua, had agreed to a 10-year extension through 2030.
Golf
January 4
Xander Schauffele catches his ball from his caddy during third round of the Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

Schauffele holds onto a 1-shot lead at Kapalua

Xander Schauffele made his first bogey in 60 holes at Kapalua dating to his victory last year. He didn't feel as though he did anything special Saturday in the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Golf
January 3
Xander Schauffele hits from the 18th tee during second round of the Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.

Schauffele takes 1-shot lead at Kapalua in title defense

The only thing that resembled paradise to Xander Schauffele at Kapalua was his name atop the leaderboard Friday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Golf
January 3

Close call in majors can lead to some major recovery time

J.B. Holmes played only two rounds in four months leading into the new year. He expected some rust at Kapalua, and it showed when he managed only two birdies in his opening round of 78.
Golf
January 3
Joaquin Niemann waved after making birdie on the 18th green during first round of the Tournament of Champions on Thursday at Kapalua.

Niemann opens with 66 to lead at Kapalua

Fresh off his Presidents Cup debut, Joaquin Niemann of Chile brought fresh confidence and plenty of form to Maui by opening the year with a 7-under 66 for a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas after the opening round Thursday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Golf
January 2

5 questions for the new year from Tiger to the Olympics

Tiger Woods has inspired new hope. Brooks Koepka is the No. 1 player in the world.
Golf
January 2
Justin Thomas, still only 26, already has won 11 times in five years. That includes a major at the PGA Championship, a World Golf Championship at Fire

Thomas has great start to career and wants more

Justin Thomas is making his fifth straight start to a new year at Kapalua, a current streak matched only by Dustin Johnson and a reminder that he has made winning a habit on the PGA Tour.
Golf
January 2

A refined Kapalua presents different test to start new year

Lush green grass, Pacific blue horizon.
Golf
December 31, 2019
Rory McIlroy

Column: Tales from the PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy won his fourth event of the year at the HSBC Champions and returned home from Shanghai to a surprise.
December 31, 2019

Karma had a hand in top 5 'feel-good' sports moments of 2019

Karma had a career year in 2019.She draped a green jacket on Tiger Woods, handed soccer's World Cup to a tough-as-nails U.S. women's national team,…
Golf
December 31, 2019

Schedule change a slight boost to some European Tour events

The PGA Championship moving to May forced the hand of the European Tour, which smartly opted to move its flagship BMW PGA Championship to September. Along with an earlier end to the season on the PGA Tour, that at least gave the appearance of greater strength in Europe for its Rolex Series events.
December 26, 2019
Tiger Woods reacted as he won the Masters on April 14. Voters chose Woods' dramatic comeback at Augusta National as the Associated Press sports story

Woods' comeback at Masters named AP Sports Story of the Year

The balloters elevated Tiger Woods' rousing victory at Augusta National over the U.S. women's soccer team's World Cup championship.
December 24, 2019

The next team in golf is the toughest to make for Americans

Gary Woodland was runner-up twice against strong fields in South Korea and Kapalua. He won the U.S. Open. He had another top-10 finish at the…
December 24, 2019

Column: Major shots and the ones that might not stand out

Brooks Koepka and Shane Lowry have a clear memory of one shot from the final round of the majors they won that not many would…
Local
December 18, 2019

Golf instructor Rodney Lidenberg dies at 69

From 2007 to 2016, Golf Magazine annually named him one of the "Top 100 Teachers in America."
Duluth
October 15, 2019
Duluth is seeking proposals to develop part of its Lester Park Golf Course.

Wanted: Developers for parts of scenic golf courses overlooking Lake Superior

Duluth hopes to use the land to build more housing.
Golf
September 27, 2019
Tony Romo prepares to putt on the third green of the Silverado Resort North Course

Romo could miss Sunday's Vikings-Bears telecast if he makes PGA cut

Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo shot 2-under in the opening round of this week's PGA Tour event. Should he make the cut, he'll put his CBS announcing duties for this weekend on hold.