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  1. Phil Mickelson takes lead at Pebble Beach


    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Far away from the commotion of the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, the most accomplished star among golfers quietly went about his business.

    Phil Mickelson plays from the bunker on No. 4 at Pebble Beach. The third-round leader seeks to end a drought dating to 2013.
  2. Kang shoots 60 to take lead in Pebble Beach Pro-AM


    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with …

  3. Justins Rose, Timberlake make dynamic pair at Pebble Beach Pro-Am


    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren't calling for him, and he knew it.

    Musician and actor Justin Timberlake draws big crowds — heavily female — at the Pro-Am.
  4. Matsuyama wins in Phoenix as Fowler finds water


    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.

  5. Ha Na Jang wins LPGA Coates Championship in Ocala


    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.

  6. Ko tied for lead at weather-plagued Coates Championship in Ocala


    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.

    Lydia Ko is tied for the lead at 7 under when Round 3 of the weather-plagued Coates Championship is called.
  7. Ko vaults to share of lead before storms hit Ocala


    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.

  8. Ko four off lead at LPGA event in Ocala


    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.

  9. Lydia Ko, in Ocala this week, sets course toward LPGA greatness


    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.

    Lydia Ko of New Zealand celebrates winning on the 18th hole during the final round of the Evian Championship Golf on September 13, 2015 in Evian-les-Bains, France. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images) 569011341
  10. Farmers Insurance Open final round delayed by dangerous winds


    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.



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