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Ryan Palmer, left, and Joh Rahm hold their tournament trophy after winning the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 28, 2019 - 7:01 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Ryan Palmer and Jon Rahm shot a 3-under 69 in the alternate-shot final round Sunday to win the Zurich Classic, beating Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood by three strokes in the PGA Tour's only team event. The 42-year-old Palmer won his fourth tour title and first since the 2010...
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Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 15, 2019 - 7:41 am
Jim Nantz was told by the late Ken Venturi after Jack Nicklaus' 1986 Masters win that he would never see a day like that around Augusta National again. Nantz's 34th Masters ended up being just as dramatic with Tiger Woods' first victory in a major in nearly 11 years and his first green jacket since...
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FILE - In this April 13, 1997, file photo, Masters champion Tiger Woods receives his Green Jacket from last year's winner Nick Faldo, rear, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Woods completes an amazing journey by winning the 2019 Masters, overcoming 11 years of personal foibles and professional pain that seemed likely to be his lasting legacy. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
April 14, 2019 - 5:51 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The sex scandal. The mugshot. The debilitating injuries. Tiger Woods certainly didn't plan it this way. That only made his 15th major title all the more rewarding. Or, as Tiger put it not long after tapping in a gimme putt Sunday for a one-stroke victory at the Masters: "...
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April 14, 2019 - 2:11 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the final round Sunday at the Masters (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The comeback is complete. Tiger Woods has his fifth Masters title. The 43-year-old Woods shot a 2-under 70 for one-stroke victory Sunday and his 15th major championship. But it was his first since...
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Tiger Woods smiles on the driving range at the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 09, 2019 - 5:03 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods had the putting green pretty much to himself as storms approached Augusta National on Monday. As a handful of fans lingered to watch, he stroked the 5-footers that always seemed to go in during his prime. It's been 14 years since enough went in to win on the fabled...
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Tiger Woods tees off to the third hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 21, 2018 - 6:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — For thousands of fans crammed into every corner of East Lake, it looked as though Tiger Woods was closer than ever to capping off this remarkable comeback season by winning the final PGA Tour event. Four straight one-putts on the back nine Friday in the Tour Championship — three for...
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September 10, 2018 - 4:07 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as Furyk's four wild-card selections. Finau has 11 top-10s this season, including three in majors. His appeal is that...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2018, file photo, Troy Merritt celebrates with caddie Wayne Burch on the 18th green after completing the second round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky. Merritt shot 5-under 67 to edge three golfers by one shot on Monday, July 23, 2018, and win the rain-delayed PGA Tour Barbasol Championship. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP, File)
July 23, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Troy Merritt shot a 5-under 67 on Monday to win the rain-delayed Barbasol Championship by one stroke. This was his second career PGA Tour victory, and it earned him a spot in next month's PGA Championship. Merritt led or shared the lead after each round. "To get a win like...
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