SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected playoff victory Sunday in the Phoenix Open.
OCALA — Ha Na Jang had to go the final 36 holes with the best player in women's golf to capture her first LPGA Tour title Saturday. Lydia Ko turned out to be more of a cheerleader than a challenge.
OCALA — Lydia Ko hit the ball only 22 times in 11 hours Friday in the Coates Championship and finished where she started — with a share of the lead and still a long way from the finish line.
OCALA — Lydia Ko played enough golf Thursday to catch up to the lead. She just didn't play enough to finish the rain-delayed second round of the Coates Championship.
OCALA — Top-ranked Lydia Ko shot 3-under 69 Wednesday in the Coates Golf Championship in her first round of the season, leaving her four strokes behind leader Ha Na Jang.
When thinking about the best to ever play on the LPGA Tour, Lydia Ko may not be among the first names that come to mind. But she probably should be.
SAN DIEGO — Brandt Snedeker called it one of the best rounds he has played. Still to be determined was whether his 3-under 69 in a raging wind and occasional rain Sunday at Torrey Pines would be good enough to win the Farmers Insurance Open.
He has to wait until today to find out.
SAN DIEGO — Scott Brown and K.J. Choi, both of moderate length off the tee, are tied for the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, where the South Course is the longest all year on the PGA Tour. It helps to hit it straight.
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SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson left the course to play one of his shots at Torrey Pines, an early sign of the mass exodus Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open.
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