Men's golf

Chris Kirk walks out the scoring trailer after finishing his first round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 11, 2018 - 5:59 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Chris Kirk finished a strong opening round at the Sony Open with a birdie for a 7-under 63. Jordan Spieth wasn't quite so fortunate. Spieth hit four trees with four shots on the par-4 eighth, starting with a tee shot that caromed off the trunk into a ditch. He made a quadruple-bogey...
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Defending champion Justin Thomas chips onto the 18th green during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 11, 2018 - 2:46 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The Sony Open is where Justin Thomas broke the PGA Tour's scoring record, starting with his 59. And it was that round when Jordan Spieth got a taste of his own medicine. Thomas and Spieth were paired together for the opening round at Waialae Country Club, and no one celebrated more...
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Dustin Johnson poses with the champions trophy for photographers after the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Johnson shot a 24 under par for the victory. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 07, 2018 - 11:23 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Turns out the Sentry Tournament of Champions built the ideal trophy for Dustin Johnson. The 35-pound glass sculpture, embracing the essence of Maui, depicts a wave crashing on one side and a humpback whale on the other. Perfect. No one is riding higher at the moment. There's...
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Dustin Johnson hits from the fourth fairway during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 06, 2018 - 8:33 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Dustin Johnson has a long game and a short memory. Johnson holed a 65-yard wedge shot down the hill and up the green for an eagle, and he powered his way to birdies on the par 5s at Kapalua for a 7-under 66 to build a two-shot lead over Brian Harman going into the final round...
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Marc Leishman hits from the 13th fairway during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 05, 2018 - 10:21 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Brian Harman made good on his second chip at the par-5 15th hole for an unlikely birdie, and a long two-putt birdie on the closing par 5 at Kapalua gave him a 5-under 68 and a share of the lead with Marc Leishman in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Leishman played bogey-...
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Marc Leishman hits from the fourth fairway during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 04, 2018 - 10:59 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Marc Leishman is having a much better time at Kapalua this year, on and off the golf course. Leishman, coming off his best year with two PGA Tour victories that helped him become the highest-ranked player from Australia, made eight birdies in a strong wind Thursday on the...
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Marc Leishman hits from the fourth fairway during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)
January 04, 2018 - 10:21 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Coming off his best year, Marc Leishman got off to an ideal start in 2018 with eight birdies and a 6-under 67 for a one-shot lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Leishman ran off four straight birdies around the turn and holed a 20-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole. He...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts after hitting out of the rough on the ninth hole of the North Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Woods announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that he is playing twice in California over the next six week as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery. He will play the Farmers Insurance Open on Jan. 25 at Torrey Pines, and the Genesis Open at Riviera in Los Angeles that starts on Feb. 15. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
January 04, 2018 - 4:59 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Tiger Woods is playing twice in California over the next six weeks as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery. Woods announced Thursday he will play the Farmers Insurance Open on Jan. 25 at Torrey Pines, the San Diego course where he has won eight times...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts after hitting out of the rough on the ninth hole of the North Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Woods announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that he is playing twice in California over the next six week as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery. He will play the Farmers Insurance Open on Jan. 25 at Torrey Pines, and the Genesis Open at Riviera in Los Angeles that starts on Feb. 15. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
January 04, 2018 - 1:43 pm
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Tiger Woods is playing twice in California over the next six week as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery. Woods announced Thursday he will play the Farmers Insurance Open on Jan. 25 at Torrey Pines, the San Diego course where he has won eight times...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Dustin Johnson hits from the fourth fairway during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Johnson is No. 1 in the world, a 33-year-old entering his prime who won four times last year. The Tournament of Champions, beginning Thursday, Jan . 4, 2018, is reserved only for those who did something special last year _ win on the PGA Tour. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
January 03, 2018 - 9:42 am
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Dustin Johnson sat outside the Honolua Store on the first day of the new year, scarfing down the "Hobo Breakfast" of steamed rice and eggs as the sun was just starting to filter through the Cook pines that line the entrance to Kapalua. He abruptly closed the lid on his carton...
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