Rory McIlroy squandered a two-shot lead with eight holes to play as China’s Li Haotong claimed the biggest win of his career in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. McIlroy overturned a one-shot overnight deficit with the aid of three birdies in the first 10 holes at Emirates Golf Club, but bogeyed the 11th and 16th.
SAN DIEGO — Alex Noren of Sweden has all the credentials to be on the fringe of the elite in golf. He is a nine-time winner on the European Tour, including the flagship BMW PGA Championship, and he cracked the top 10 in the world when he won four times in 2016. Now he has
SAN DIEGO — Those looking for the vintage version of Tiger Woods caught a glimpse of it in one respect Saturday, as he turned a possibly ugly score into a respectable one. Hitting just three fairways on the South course at Torrey Pines, Woods still managed a 2-under-par 70 in the third round of the
Rory McIlroy will go into the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic one shot off the lead after shooting a third-round 68 on Saturday. The Northern Irishman trails China’s Li Haotong, who carded a 64 to reach 20 under par. Tiger Woods made birdie at his final hole to make the cut on
SAN DIEGO — Tiger Woods returned to competitive golf Thursday morning at 10:20 a.m. PST, but the actual moment he returned as a competitor came a bit later. On the par-3 16th hole of the Torrey Pines South Course, Woods came within a few inches of a hole-in-one. In the covered grandstand parallel to the
SAN DIEGO — He will tee off early Saturday, and far removed from the leaders. And to think that Tiger Woods is OK with that shows how much things have changed after numerous injuries and comebacks. Woods was obviously pleased after he rallied over his final nine holes Friday to make the 36-hole cut —
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Brooke Henderson bogeyed the first hole to drop into a tie for the lead Friday before the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic was suspended for the day because of high wind. Sustained 30-35 mph wind gusting to the low 40s hit the Ocean Club Golf Course and was forecast to continue through
SAN DIEGO — A round of 72 is typically nothing to get excited about for Tiger Woods. But considering he’s rarely had a scorecard in his hand to record anything of significance over the past two and a half years, even he would deem his opening-round effort Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open a success.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Brooke Henderson shot a bogey-free 5-under 68 in windy conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. “We did a really good job of hitting balls pin-high, and I don’t know how we did it,” Henderson said about caddie and sister Brittany. “It’s hard to
Web.com Tour player Rhein Gibson suffered a final-round meltdown Wednesday that cost him a shot at the tournament title as well as his caddie and resulted in a public apology for his actions. Gibson, who trailed by a stroke going to the par-5 18th hole in the final round of the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic,