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Rickie Fowler overcomes early mishaps to win Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Rickie Fowler made it interesting Sunday for as long as it took him to make two big putts to pull away in the Honda Classic. Staked to a four-shot lead, Fowler hit one...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Ryan Palmer takes early lead at Honda Classic with 65

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home. Palmer made seven birdies Friday on another day of ideal scoring conditions...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Thomas feeling taller and at home at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Justin Thomas is walking a little taller this year at the Honda Classic. He is No. 8 in the world, the second-highest ranked player at PGA National behind defending...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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No Tiger Woods no longer such a big problem

LOS ANGELES – Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jordan Spieth breezes to win at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jordan Spieth kept it simple Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for the ninth PGA Tour title of his young career. Spieth started with a six-shot lead and no one got...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jordan Spieth builds a big lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Amid all the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, no one turned in a performance quite like Jordan Spieth. Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine, and none were...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jordan Spieth beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Jordan Spieth knew the pin position on the ninth hole at Spyglass Hill as much by memory as by sight, which was a good thing considering the fog creeping across the Monterey...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Tiger Woods backs out of next two golf tournaments

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Tiger Woods pulled out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems, a somber outlook for a 14-time major champion whose comeback barely lasted three...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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A wicked day for PGA golf at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Jordan Spieth could barely stand up and worried his hat would fly off in the middle of his swing. From 176 yards downhill to the par-3 11th green at Monterey Peninsula, he...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Only at Pebble Beach can wind and rain be appealing for golf

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Any other day, any other course, and the golf course might have been empty. Gusts approached 40 mph and felt even stronger on the holes exposed along the Pacific coast. Rain...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Hideki Matsuyama wins Phoenix Open playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Hideki Matsuyama was the last man standing at golf’s biggest party — again. Matsuyama won the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the fourth hole of a playoff for the second...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Sergio Garcia goes wire-to-wire to win in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Sergio Garcia shot a final-round 3-under-par 69 to win the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday after holding the tournament lead since the opening round. The Spaniard, who...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports