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Matt Kuchar celebrates winning the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 14, 2019 - 12:02 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar didn't have the start he wanted Sunday in the Sony Open, not with three bogeys in five holes after making just one through three rounds. The finish was better than he could have imagined. Kuchar seized control late in the round with back-to-back birdie putts, the second...
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Matt Kuchar reacts to making a birdie putt on the first green during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 13, 2019 - 12:44 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar made it look easy Saturday in the Sony Open. With no bogeys on his card, it even felt easy to him. Beneath that cap is plenty of gray hair. Beneath that smile, he knows better. "Listen, the game of golf is not easy," Kuchar said after a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead...
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Matt Kuchar putts on the 13th green during the second round of the Sony Open PGA Tour golf event, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 11, 2019 - 10:44 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The easygoing vibe in Hawaii is a perfect fit for Matt Kuchar, who spends as much as a month at a time on the islands when his schedule allows. The Sony Open is more about work than play, and he's having just as much fun. Kuchar ran off four birdies in five holes to start his second...
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Adam Svensson chips onto the 18th green during the first round of the Sony Ope golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 10, 2019 - 11:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot...
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Xander Schauffele holds the champions trophy after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 07, 2019 - 4:59 am
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Xander Schauffele figured he had nothing to lose. He wound up winning the first PGA Tour event of the year with a final round that not even he could have imagined. Three straight birdies on the front. Two eagles that he holed from off the green, including a full wedge from...
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Xander Schauffele watches his birdie putt come up short on the 17th green during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 06, 2019 - 10:13 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Xander Schauffele tied the Plantation course record with an 11-under 62 on Sunday, and he needed every shot to beat Gary Woodland by one shot and win the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Schauffele started the final round five shots out of the lead and opened with a bogey. He...
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Gary Woodland plays his shot from the third tee during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 05, 2019 - 9:35 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — One day, Gary Woodland pulled away with five straight birdies. The next day, all it took was one big putt. The challenge now is to finish off the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland broke a tie with Rory McIlroy by making a 65-foot eagle putt on 15th hole, and he closed...
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Gary Woodland hits from the 13th fairway during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 04, 2019 - 10:00 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Gary Woodland chipped in for the first of five straight birdies on the back nine Friday on his way to another 6-under 67 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Just about everyone in the winners-only field at Kapalua was...
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Kevin Tway hits from the 18th fairway during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 03, 2019 - 10:52 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Kevin Tway first played Kapalua as a 15-year-old a week before his father competed in the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the first time, an experience memorable for Bob Tway getting stung by a centipede and having to only watch. Tway is a lot older, much taller and a lot...
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December 16, 2018 - 11:11 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Davis Love III and his son Dru played so well Sunday that they set two scoring records, rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the PNC Father-Son Challenge and then wondered if they would get to play again. Team Love shot 27 on the front nine at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club to...
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