Golf

Snow — in Arizona — halts Match Play Championship

MARANA, Ariz. — The best 64 golfers in the world got together for the first time this season and a snow fight broke out. In… Continue reading

Poulter, Mahan on collision course at Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. — The stars are gone from the Match Play Championship. Still alive are Ian Poulter and Hunter Mahan, the best in match play… Continue reading

Jutanugarn leads LPGA Thailand by 3 shots

CHONBURI, Thailand — Thai teenager Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to lead by three strokes after the third round of the LPGA Thailand… Continue reading

Tiger, McIlroy have own version of match play

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy faced off Sunday in match play, just like so many golf fans wanted to see.… Continue reading

Paul McGinley is Europe’s 2014 Ryder Cup captain

Paul McGinley is Europe’s captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup. The Northern Irishman defeated Colin Montgomerie in a vote… Continue reading

Woods, McIlroy shoot 75s, miss cut at Abu Dhabi

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, a woeful start to… Continue reading

Cook edges Frost to win Mitsubishi Championship

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — John Cook caught David Frost on the final hole of regulation, then beat him with birdie on the second playoff hole to… Continue reading

Donaldson overtakes Rose to win in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Jamie Donaldson won the Abu Dhabi Championship by one shot Sunday, with Justin Rose narrowly missing a birdie putt… Continue reading

Gay wins Humana Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Brian Gay found the extra distance he was looking for without sacrificing control. That was clear late Sunday afternoon in the… Continue reading

Mickelson sorry for public airing of tax issues

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson turned to his biggest blunder on the golf course to apologize for his latest mistake with his mouth. Mickelson caused… Continue reading

Tiger builds a 6-shot lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO — Due to the fog that wiped out an entire day of golf, the Farmers Insurance Open was never going to end on… Continue reading

Tiger wins at Torrey Pines for eighth time

SAN DIEGO — Tiger Woods is a winner again at Torrey Pines, and the only question Monday was how long it would take him to… Continue reading

Mickelson just misses golf’s magic number

Phil Mickelson pointed his putter at the cup and started to walk toward the hole, ready to celebrate golf’s magic number. Right… Continue reading

Vijay Singh withdraws from Phoenix Open

Vijay Singh withdrew from the Phoenix Open on Thursday, a day after saying he used deer-antler spray and was “absolutely shocked” that… Continue reading

Mickelson regrets airing opinion on taxes

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson is talking more about how much he pays in taxes than how many fairways he hits off the tee. Mickelson,… Continue reading

The legacy of Ballinger Golf Course

More than a half century ago, Lake Ballinger Golf Course was a fledgling nine-hole layout near the southern edge of Snohomish County. Tucked along the… Continue reading

Confessions of a golf ball thief

Time to confess. I did it. If you’re that golfer who was driving the sixth fairway at Ballinger Golf Course on a… Continue reading

Nike announces sponsorship deal with McIlroy

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are on the same team now — at least when it comes to sponsorship.… Continue reading

Park edges Jutanugarn for LPGA Thailand win

CHONBURI, Thailand — Inbee Park of South Korea took advantage of overnight leader Ariya Jutanugarn’s triple bogey on the last hole Sunday to secure a… Continue reading

Kuchar wins Match Play Championship

MARANA, Ariz. — Even in the most stressful form of golf, Matt Kuchar and his easy smile made the Match Play Championship look like a… Continue reading

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