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Column: Teen goes from 1-course Caribbean island to Masters

The concept behind the Latin America Amateur Championship when it began in 2015 was for players from the region to create golf heroes for the next generation, and it's a role the latest winner takes s...

Annika Sorenstam contemplating a return to US Women's Open

After 13 years in retirement, Annika Sorenstam returned to competition last year. She made the cut in the Gainbridge LPGA, playing only because it was her home course of Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida....

Bob Goalby, who won Masters after scorecard flub, dies at 92

Bob Goalby, who won the 1968 Masters without having to go to a playoff when Roberto De Vicenzo infamously signed for the wrong score, has died. He was 92. Goalby's death Wednesday in...

Golf goes to Netflix and it has competition from tennis

HONOLULU (AP) — Formula One racing got a huge boost in interest in North America through the Netflix series “Drive to Survive.” Netflix now is expanding to a documentary series on go...

Column: Boost in Women's Open purse, are men's majors next?

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Women’s Open is nearly doubling its prize money to $10 million, an announcement that was celebrated across golf and genders. The LPGA Tour this week starts i...

Matsuyama nears goal of most prolific Asian-born PGA golfer

HONOLULU (AP) — Not long after Hideki Matsuyama delivered the best shot he never saw to cap off his improbable comeback in the Sony Open, his phone buzzed with a text from Shigeki Maruyama to remind h...

Matsuyama caps big rally with eagle to win Sony in playoff

HONOLULU (AP) — Five shots behind at the turn, Hideki Matsuyama figured all he could do was keep his head down and try to stay in the game Sunday in the Sony Open. And when he finall...

Kuchar skeptical about PGA players needing overseas releases

HONOLULU (AP) — Matt Kuchar is not up to speed on the PGA Tour's guideline for granting releases to play in a conflicting events, mainly because it has never been an issue for him. N...

Late surge keeps Henley ahead of Matsuyama at Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Russell Henley had the lowest 36-hole score of his career on a course where he won his first PGA Tour event, and he knew better to expect everything to fall into place. ...

After losing both parents, Snedeker trying to get on track

HONOLULU (AP) — Brandt Snedeker turned 41 last month, not so old that he can't stay up on New Year's Eve to celebrate the start of a new year. And this was a calendar page worth turning. ...

Big finish by Henley stakes him to 3-shot lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Russell Henley set the target Friday in the Sony Open by making a 30-foot eagle putt to cap off a big finish, and nobody could catch him. Nine years after Henley bega...

Defending champion Na with another 61 leads Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) — Kevin Na felt such great control Thursday in the Sony Open that he matched his career low with a 9-under 61 and still found reason to be slightly disappointed. He had...

Webb Simpson looks to atone for missing 3 favorite events

HONOLULU (AP) — Webb Simpson has been on the PGA Tour long enough and won enough to not be in a hurry. He was no less eager to fly to the middle of the Pacific for one week at the Sony Open. ...

Kanaya, Nakajima following big footsteps of Hideki Matsuyama

HONOLULU (AP) — The Monday morning of the first Japan Golf Tour event of the year was no time to be anywhere except in front of a television. That's where Takumi Kanaya and Keita Nak...

Not everyone seems to mind the Saudi-Pebble Beach tradeoff

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Adam Scott was among the first batch of players the Saudi International announced as playing its Asian Tour event next month, and now he no longer is on the list. ...