Golf

1:31 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Matt Kuchar again expressed regret for the way he handled payment of a fill-in caddie at the Mayakoba Classic in November, a controversy that has enveloped him for the past several days. Matt Kuchar defended paying caddie David Giral Ortiz $5,000 from his $1.296 million winner’s check in November,
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10:10 PM ET LOS ANGELES — On a cool, wet, mostly miserable day, Tiger Woods played more holes in competition than at any point in his comeback from spinal fusion surgery nearly two years ago. And with mixed results that left him frustrated. Woods played 30 holes at Riviera Country Club on Friday and lamented
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9:13 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Justin Thomas put together enough birdies in a cold rain at Riviera to reach 10-under par and share the lead with Adam Scott when the second round of the Genesis Open was halted by darkness. Beginning in 2020, the Genesis Open will have a significantly higher purse,
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4:48 PM ET Associated Press FAR HILLS, N.J. — Teen prodigy Lucy Li gets to keep her amateur status after the USGA gave her a warning for appearing in an Apple Watch advertisement. That clears the way for the 16-year-old Li to play in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur the first week in April.
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2:13 PM ET ESPN News Services The first round of the PGA Tour’s Genesis Open has been stopped due to heavy rains at the Rivera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. The tour says that any scores from the round will be reset. Twenty-three players had played at least one hole before the round was
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10:32 PM ET Matt Kuchar said Wednesday that he doesn’t regret paying caddie David Giral Ortiz $5,000 from the $1.296 million he received for winning the Mayakoba Classic in November. The amount has been criticized by some as being too small; caddie deals on the PGA Tour vary greatly, but there is often an extra
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6:29 AM ET The European Tour will offer the most prize money for a single tournament win in the history of golf after making changes to its final events in 2019. The winner of the season-ending DP World Tour Championships in Dubai will earn $3 million (£2.3 million), more than double the $1.33 million reward
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8:41 PM ET PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Barring a last-minute change, Tiger Woods appears headed to next week’s WGC-Mexico Championship in Mexico City. ESPN Deportes’ John Sutcliffe reported the news via Twitter and said “a plan has been put in a place” to welcome Woods to the tournament, one he would play for the first
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6:00 PM ET PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Prior to making his first PGA Tour start of 2019, Sergio Garcia took to social media on Tuesday to again apologize for behavior that got him disqualified on Feb. 2 from the Saudi International, a European Tour event. Garcia, 39, committed “serious misconduct” under Rule 1.2a during the
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11:56 AM ET Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — With plenty of sunlight and no drama, Phil Mickelson finished off a 7-under 65 to win the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Monday and match the tournament record with his fifth victory. There’s one major missing for Phil Mickelson. He has never won the U.S. Open.
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9:18 PM ET Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Phil Mickelson put himself on the brink of a fifth victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach pro-am by turning a three-shot deficit into a three-shot lead when a wild day of weather kept him from finishing Sunday. Mickelson will have to return at 8 a.m. Monday
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5:42 PM ET Associated Press BOCA RATON, Fla. — Bernhard Langer made himself right at home in the Oasis Championship. Playing 10 minutes from his house, Langer closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday at The Old Course at Broken Sound for a five-stroke victory. The 61-year-old German star birdied five of the first seven
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8:01 AM ET Briton David Law produced a sparkling eagle on the 18th hole to snatch a one-stroke victory at the Vic Open in Barwon Heads, Australia, and claim his maiden European Tour title on Sunday. The 27-year-old Scot’s 6-under 66 at 13th Beach Golf Links left him with an 18-under total of 270, one
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