Golf

No. 1 in the world, Dustin Johnson tries to shine at Augusta

Turn the calendar to the first full week in April, and Dustin Johnson's three straight victories suddenly seem like dress rehearsals

Women start off with a major, men to follow

The women play their first major of the year, while the men get ready for the Masters with a stop in Houston

Davis, Bevacqua on 2017 majors, Tiger, and the…

Ryan Asselta chats with USGA executive director Mike Davis and PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua about the state of golf in 2017.

D.A. Points wins Puerto Rico for 3rd PGA Tour title

D.A. Points started with five straight birdies and closed with a 6-under 66 to win the Puerto Rico Open for his third PGA Tour title

Ko returns to ANA Inspiration with Jutanugarn in hot pursuit

Lydia Ko has been through big changes since she won the ANA Inspiration last year

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Scott looking to hone his game ahead of the Masters

Adam Scott is back at the Shell Houston Open for the first time in seven years with a change in strategy for the majors

Gary Woodland, pregnant wife cope with loss of 1 twin

Gary Woodland says he withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their twins

Charley Hoffman takes Arnold Palmer Invitational…

PGA Tour veteran Charley Hoffman shot a 66 at Bay Hill on Friday to take a one-shot lead over Emiliano Grillo in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Stroud takes 1-shot lead in Puerto Rico

Chris Stroud made birdie on his final hole to cap off a clean round of 5-under 67 and take a one-shot lead in the Puerto Rico Open as he goes for the first PGA Tour victory of his career

Jon Rahm just getting started and already rolling

9 months into his pro career, Jon Rahm showing plenty of fight and a bright future

Dustin Johnson scores big with short clubs at Match Play

High confidence in short clubs helps explain Dustin Johnson's No. 1 ranking

Johnson makes the toughest test look easy

Dustin Johnson is playing so well, he made the match play title look easy

Tom Lehman rallies to beat Steve Stricker in Tucson

Tom Lehman took advantage of senior newcomer Steve Stricker's late mistakes to win the Tucson Conquistadores Classic for his 10th PGA Tour Champions victory

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Dustin Johnson withdraws from Houston Open

Dustin Johnson out of Houston Open to rest from 5-day victory in Match Play

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Lee wins Kia by tying tournament record at 20-under par

Mirim Lee of South Korea shot a 7-under 65 to win the Kia Classic by six strokes and tie the tournament record of 20-under

DeChambeau, Points tied in Puerto Rico

Bryson DeChambeau ran off four straight birdies in a stop-and-start round and finished with a 7-under 65 to share the lead with D.A. Points in the rain-delayed Puerto Rico Open

Steve Stricker takes Tucson lead in senior debut

Steve Stricker shot a 10-under 63 in hot conditions to take a three-stroke lead in the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, putting him in position to win in his PGA Tour Champions debut

Lee takes 1-shot lead over Hur in Kia Classic.

Mirim Lee shot a 5-under 67 in the third round of the Kia Classic to go to 13-under and take a one shot lead over Mi Jung Hur, who made a 67-foot putt on No. 18 to card a 66

Clemson Invitational welcomes 17 women's golf teams

Ko misses just 2nd LPGA cut; Kerr shoots 69 to take Kia lead

Top-ranked Lydia Ko missed the cut for just the second time in 91 LPGA Tour starts when she bogeyed two of her final three holes Friday at the Kia Classic

A lost week for McIlroy at Match Play

Call it a lost week in Texas in an already unusual year for Rory McIlroy

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Fred Couples leads Tucson Conquistadores Classic

Fred Couples shot an 8-under 65 in the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, leaving playing partner Steve Stricker two strokes back is his PGA Tour Champions debut

Rahm routs Garcia in Spanish matchup

The Spanish duel in the Texas rain turned into a rout