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Tiger Woods leaves the driving range during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 10, 2020 - 5:13 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods has gotten to spend some extra time with his green jacket. Maybe that’s just what he needs to rekindle a spark in his magnificent game, to prove again that he’s not all washed up. Nineteen months removed from that magical Sunday at Augusta National — and a quarter-...
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Dustin Johnson hits out of the rough on the third fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
November 10, 2020 - 2:46 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Take away a few white scoreboards in their usual places behind the greens, and the green television stands behind the 12th tee and a few other strategic locations, and this is what Augusta National looks like in November. It looks bigger because hardly anyone is there. The...
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Carlos Ortiz, left, kisses wife, Haley Ortiz, after winning the Houston Open golf tournament, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
November 08, 2020 - 4:18 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Ortiz held off Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama by closing with a 5-under 65 to win the Houston Open on Sunday, becoming the first Mexican to win on the PGA Tour in 42 years. He earned every bit of it, caught in a tight battle on the back nine with the world's No. 1 player...
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November 07, 2020 - 5:51 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Jason Day, eyeing his first PGA Tour victory in more than two years, was a stroke out of the lead in the Houston Open on Saturday, shooting a 3-under 67 two weeks after withdrawing during the final round at the CJ Cup because of neck discomfort. Sam Burns shot a 68 to hold onto the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, file photo, Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, reacts after sinking a putt for par on the 18th hole to win the U.S. Open golf tournament in Mamaroneck, N.Y. DeChambeau's first major validated his work at getting bigger and stronger. He is the favorite going into the Masters. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
November 07, 2020 - 1:20 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The scene was straight out of the World Long Drive Championship spectacle. Bryson DeChambeau would consider that a compliment. He took a slow practice swing, then the next one at full force. Eyes focused, deep breath, chest fully expanded, exhale. Another violent practice swing...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2019, file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his putt on the 13th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Masters is being held in November (Nov. 12-15) for the first time. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 06, 2020 - 11:29 am
Nothing about this Masters will look familiar until the champion slips his arms through a green jacket. The purple, pink and white blooms of azaleas and dogwoods, which provide such a magnificent accent to Augusta National in spring, give way to the orange and gold hues of autumn. The course might...
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October 31, 2020 - 4:13 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) — Doc Redman found the wind far more manageable Saturday, and he took advantage with a 4-under 67 for a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Bermuda Championship. The wind came out of the opposite direction as the previous day and it wasn't quite as strong. It...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2007, file photo, cloudy skies appear above the clubhouse at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The Par 3 Contest is out at the spectator-free Masters in November. ESPN's “College GameDay” is in. Augusta National announced Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, more changes to a Masters tournament that will be unlike any of the previous 83. The most unusual of all is ESPN's popular college football pregame show taking place on a stage that overlooks Ike's Pond and the ninth green of the Par 3 course. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
October 27, 2020 - 12:07 pm
The Par 3 Contest is out at the spectator-free Masters in November. ESPN's “College GameDay” is in. Augusta National announced Tuesday more changes to a Masters tournament that will be unlike any of the previous 83. The most unusual of all is ESPN's popular college football pregame show taking...
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Patrick Cantlay poses with his trophy after winning the Zozo Championship golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
October 25, 2020 - 9:45 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay felt his swing was good enough to take on any shot, and then it was a matter of making putts. He did both exceptionally well Sunday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood for a victory he felt was overdue. Cantlay rallied from a four-shot deficit and...
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October 25, 2020 - 7:47 pm
GREENSBORO, Ga. (AP) — Ally McDonald celebrated her birthday with her first LPGA Tour victory. “It’s the best birthday present ever,” McDonald. The 28-year-old from Mississippi held off Danielle Kang by a stroke Sunday in the LPGA Drive On Championship-Lake Reynolds Oconee. McDonald closed with a 3...
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