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Justin Thomas watches his second shot from the eighth fairway as second round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 16, 2019 - 1:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas nearly holed a 9-iron for birdie, and then made par by hitting a flop shot from the putting surface over the bunker on the par-3 sixth at Riviera, to cap off a 6-under 65 and share the lead with Adam Scott at the rain-delayed Genesis Open. Scott, playing one group...
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Justin Thomas watches his second shot from the eighth fairway as second round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 16, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas and Adam Scott completed the second round in frigid weather at Riviera by each making a birdie for rounds of 6-under 65 that left them tied for the early lead in the second round of the Genesis Open. The 36-hole cut won't be made until Saturday afternoon because of...
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Justin Thomas hits his second shot on the 18th hole during a rain shower in the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2019 - 9:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas was playing well enough to want to keep going, with six birdies in a seven-hole stretch before it was too dark to continue Friday at the Genesis Open. It also was raining. It was cold. And he already had been slogging through Riviera for nine hours. "It's hard...
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Justin Thomas and a marshal signal fore right on his drive on the 12th tee as rain-delayed first-round play continues in the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 15, 2019 - 8:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas put together enough birdies in a cold rain at Riviera to reach 10-under par and share the lead with Adam Scott when the second round of the Genesis Open was halted by darkness. Thomas, who opened with a 66 earlier Friday morning, went eight consecutive holes without...
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J.B. Holmes hits his tee shot on the fourth hole as first round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2019 - 6:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a round where Tiger Woods kept missing short putts, J.B. Holmes took the lead because of a tee shot that needed no putting at all. Holmes made a hole-in-one with an 8-iron on the par-3 sixth hole, followed with a birdie and wound up with an 8-under 63 for a one-shot lead over...
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February 15, 2019 - 5:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kuchar has apologized for what he says where insensitive comments about his caddie at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico and says he will give him the $50,000 the caddie requested. Kuchar's regular caddie couldn't make the trip to Mexico in November, so he used David Ortiz from...
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A fan, right, celebrates as Jordan Spieth, foreground, hits into the hole on the second green for a birdie during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 15, 2019 - 2:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Spieth had his lowest first-round score in eight months, and it must have felt as though it took about that long to do it. Spieth added two birdies in the six holes he played Friday morning to finish off a 7-under 64 for a two-shot lead among the early starters who first...
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A fan, right, celebrates as Jordan Spieth, foreground, hits into the hole on the second green for a birdie during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 15, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Spieth added two more birdies to complete a 7-under 64 for an early lead at the Genesis Open on a short day of work. Among the early starters who finally finished the opening round Friday morning, Spieth was two shots ahead of Patrick Rodgers, Tony Finau and Kramer Hickok...
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Jordan Spieth hits to the second green for a birdie during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 14, 2019 - 9:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the wildest pars Phil Mickelson ever made didn't even count. Neither did one of the worst lies Jordan Spieth ever had. Fifty minutes into the start of the Genesis Open, with only 30 players having teed off, the opening round was scrapped because of increasing rain that...
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Phil Mickelson waves to someone who shouted a greeting from the grandstand during the pro-am round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 14, 2019 - 11:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Mickelson opened with a par Thursday at the Genesis Open before wet conditions halted play at Riviera after less than an hour. Typical of Mickelson, it was no ordinary par. Mickelson drove into a bunker on the short par-4 10th when the horn sounded to stop play. Because the...
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