Golf

12:02 AM ET Associated Press KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — David Toms and Joe Durant each shot 7-under 65 in windy conditions Thursday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. The 52-year-old Toms closed his bogey-free round with a 2-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th. He won
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7:10 PM ET Associated Press LA QUINTA, Calif. — Phil Mickelson still feels as young as ever. He still plays that way, too. Mickelson began his 27th full season as a pro Thursday by flirting with one of the few feats he hasn’t accomplished — golf’s magic number. The 48-year-old left-hander still shot a 12-under
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7:14 PM ET Associated Press GREAT EXUMAS, Bahamas — Zecheng Dou birdied the final three holes Wednesday for a two-stroke victory in the Web.com Tour’s season-opening Bahamas Great Exuma Classic. Dou shot a 2-under 70, holing a 55-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th at Sandals Emerald Bay to finish at 18-under 270. Three strokes
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12:39 PM ET Tiger Woods will make his 2019 debut at next week’s Farmers Insurance Open, the tournament announced Wednesday. The annual PGA Tour event at Torrey Pines in San Diego has been a standard opening tournament for Woods over the years and at a venue where he has won eight times, including the 2008
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10:11 AM ET Shane Lowry shot a 10-under-par 62 to equal the course record and take a three-shot lead after the opening round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Wednesday. Ireland’s Lowry shot 10 birdies and didn’t record a single birdie during his round, equaling the record at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club set
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5:18 PM ET Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The Sanderson Farms Championship is moving its tournament dates for next season and increasing its purse money in hopes of attracting a better field. The PGA Tour announced Tuesday that the tournament will have its own weekend on the schedule from Sept. 19-22 and increase its purse
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5:24 PM ET Ho-sung Choi, whose unusual swing has gone viral on various social media outlets, has been given a sponsor exemption to compete in next month’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am. Choi, 45, who has never played in a PGA Tour event, has a unique follow-through that has elicited quite the reaction. The South Korean
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12:06 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Matt Kuchar kept another clean card and shot a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Sony Open, a chance to win twice in one PGA Tour season for only the second time in his career. Kuchar ended a four-year drought by
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8:17 PM ET ESPN News Services Chez Reavie had a round to remember Friday at the Sony Open. Reavie holed out from the fairway three times for eagle, all on par 4s, a feat that hadn’t been accomplished since the PGA Tour first started tracking hole-by-hole records in 1983. Reavie opened on the par-4 10th
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12:26 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Ocean views along the golf course seem to suit Adam Svensson of Canada. A year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for
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6:15 AM ET European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington has backed Rory McIlroy‘s commitment to the team following the Northern Irishman’s recent comments about the European Tour. McIlroy told reporters at the season-opening Sentry Tournament of Champions last week that he saw the European Tour as a “stepping stone” to its U.S. equivalent, the PGA
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7:08 PM ET ESPN News Services The Plantation course at Kapalua might look the same when Xander Schauffele returns next year to defend his title. But it probably won’t play the same. Kapalua is shutting down the course next month for Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw to begin a restoration project that will include a
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