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  • McIlroy a shot behind clubhouse leaders at Dubai Classic

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy bogeyed the final hole to miss out on a share of the clubhouse lead during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday. McIlroy settled…

  • Spieth ready for big show _ Phoenix and Tiger

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods faced dozens of reporters and cameras, a big gathering in a crowded section outside the clubhouse at the TPC Scottsdale. Just then, Jordan Spieth walked on a path above…

  • LPGA-Coates Golf Championship Leaderboard

    Wednesday At Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club Course Ocala, Fla. Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,541; Par: 72 (36-36) Leaderboard SCORE THRU 1. Stacy Lewis -6 F 1. Azahara Munoz -6 F 1. Jessica Korda…

  • Mickelson plays mind games with Bradley at Phoenix Open

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Mickelson majored in psychology at Arizona State. He joked that he still uses those lessons on Keegan Bradley. “I find it very easy to get in his head,” Mickelson said.…

  • Korda, Lewis, Munoz tied for lead at LPGA season opener

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Korda pulled a hand warmer out of each jacket pocket, showing just how cold she was during the opening round of the LPGA opener. Her scoreboard told a much different…

  • Players set to face renovated TPC Scottsdale

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tom Weiskopf borrowed a design element from Oakmont when he replaced the left fairway bunker on TPC Scottsdale’s par-4 18th hole. Out of respect for the historic Pennsylvania club’s Church Pews…

  • Former British Open winner Kel Nagle dies at 94

    SYDNEY (AP) — Kel Nagle, a former British Open winner, U.S. Open runner-up and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, has died. He was 94. The PGA of Australia said in a…

  • Woods returns to Phoenix with plenty of memories

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to the Phoenix Open and received cheers, boos and gasps. All on one hole. There is rarely a dull moment with golf’s biggest star, especially at the PGA…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EST Saturday TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 1 Kentucky vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. No. 2 Virginia vs. No. 4 Duke, 7 p.m. No. 3 Gonzaga vs. Memphis, 10 p.m. No. 5 Wisconsin at…

  • Man dies from heart attack before pro-am in Dubai

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A founding member of the golf club hosting this week’s Dubai Desert Classic has died after suffering cardiac arrest while warming up on the driving range before the pro-am…

  • McIlroy tired of finishing runner-up

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The familiar environs of the Emirates Golf Club is where Rory McIlroy hopes this week to end a streak of three straight second-place finishes on the European Tour. The…

  • The different levels of long on the PGA Tour

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Clark was wrong about one thing. He’s not the shortest hitter on the PGA Tour. Justin Leonard earned that distinction last season on the PGA Tour by finishing at No.…

  • Woods tries to put interest in golf back on golf

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods had a full set of teeth and was chomping at the bit to get his season started. In Phoenix, of all places, where he hasn’t been in 14 years.…

  • Golfer Allenby stands by story, says truth will come out

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story Tuesday that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu, basing the account on what he remembered and what he…

  • RBC Heritage golf course to undergo renovations

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Harbour Town Golf Links will get spruced up after next April’s PGA Tour event, the RBC Heritage. The Sea Pines Resort said Tuesday the course would close for the…