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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...

Masters plans for a limited number of spectators in April

Some volume is returning to the Masters, just maybe not the head-turning roars. Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley said Tuesday the club intends to allow a limited number of spect...

English back to winning and wants to see how far he can go

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Harris English once was considered a part of the future of American golf. He won a Nationwide Tour event while he was still at Georgia. He had two PGA Tour tit...

PGA Championship leaving Trump National in '22 tournament

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year. T...

English wins Kapalua in playoff for 1st victory in 7 years

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Harris English went more than seven years without winning on the PGA Tour, and he didn't mind going one extra hole to win the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Sunday. ...

Thomas apologizes for homophobic slur at Kapalua

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Justin Thomas apologized Saturday afternoon for uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a 5-foot par putt on the fourth hole of the Sentry Tournament of Champ...