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Woods has 5th back surgery, to miss Torrey Pines and Riviera

Tiger Woods has suffered a setback with his back, disclosing Tuesday that he recently had a fifth surgery that will keep him from starting the year until after the West Coast Swing on the PGA Tour. ...

Column: Lower scores just an example of golf evolving

HONOLULU (AP) — Chris Kirk shot 65 four days in a row and it wasn't enough to win on the PGA Tour. Joaquin Niemann can appreciate the feeling. The dynamic 22-year-old from Chile play...

Kirk's long road back ends with finish that feels like a win

HONOLULU (AP) — The scene was familiar on the PGA Tour, except that it typically involves the winner. The Sony Open wasn't even over and Chris Kirk had reason to celebrate. He was s...

Kevin Na has a big finish and wins the Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Three shots behind with six holes to play, Kevin Na birdied three straight holes and finished with an up-and-down birdie from behind the 18th green for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot vict...

Steele takes lead with 61 to get another chance in Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Brendan Steele had the lowest score of his PGA Tour career with a 9-under 61, giving him a two-shot lead and another chance to win the Sony Open. Steele has reason to...

Paradise not always peaceful during tour's Hawaii swing

HONOLULU (AP) — Paradise is not always peaceful when it comes to the PGA Tour's two-week swing through Hawaii. Dating to 1999, the tour has started its new years with two tournaments...

Ralph Lauren drops Justin Thomas after gay slur heard on TV

HONOLULU (AP) — Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday it is ending its sponsorship with Justin Thomas after he was heard muttering a homophobic slur to himself after missing a putt last week in Hawaii. ...

Stewart Cink, Webb Simpson share early lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Stewart Cink could not remember a more ideal day in Hawaii, and he had a round that matched the occasion. Enjoying a surge in the twilight of his career, the 47-year-...

World Golf Championship moving from Mexico to Florida

The World Golf Championship is moving from Mexico City to the Gulf Coast of Florida, a change driven by the COVID-19 pandemic that has put restrictions on travel and kept away spectators. ...

Brain power: DeChambeau dissects what went wrong at Masters

Bryson DeChambeau thinks he knows what caused dizzy spells at the Masters. His brain was working too hard. DeChambeau was the betting favorite in November with his enormous size and ...

A healthy Herman gets to Hawaii and starts well at Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Jim Herman made it to Hawaii a week later than he had hoped and was happier than ever. He recovered from the coronavirus and had his lowest score in his 10th appearance at the Sony Ope...

Pebble Beach for pros only this year because of COVID spike

The only stars at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this year will be the players. The spike in COVID-19 cases in California led organizers to cancel the pro-am portion of a tournamen...

Another tournament in Hawaii, a fresh start for most players

HONOLULU (AP) — For the 31 players at the Sony Open who took the 30-minute flight over from Maui, the decision to play was easy. They're already in Hawaii, guaranteed a tropical climate and the course...

No fans at Riviera, no amateurs in Palm Springs for PGA Tour

HONOLULU (AP) — No fans in Los Angeles. No amateurs in Palm Springs. Those were the latest announcements on PGA Tour stops in California as golf heads back to the mainland next week. ...

Column: Trump and golf were never a comfortable fit

Donald Trump was never a comfortable fit for golf. Not as president of the United States, a polarizing position long before the advent of Twitter or any other form of social media. N...