Players has stacked field minus Woods, defending champ SmithMarch 7, 2023 GMT
Kitayama wins at Bay Hill; Jin Young Ko triumphs on LPGAMarch 6, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama let an All-Star cast of contenders back into the tournament with a triple bogey, only to beat them all with a clutch birdie and the best lag putt of his life to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday.
Kurt Kitayama breaks through in wild finish at Bay HillMarch 6, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama only had to look around at the players next to him in the practice area and right below him on the leaderboard at Bay Hill to know what he was up against Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Kitayama holds onto Bay Hill lead over Scheffler, HovlandMarch 5, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama had to leave home to find his way in golf by playing circuits in Europe, Australia and Asia, all for a chance to get to the highest level. Along with three worldwide titles, he learned how to battle.
Kurt Kitayama handles a windy Bay Hill as Jon Rahm faltersMarch 4, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama is chasing his first PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a world-class group of contenders right behind him.
Kitayama leads Pebble Beach as the worst of the wind loomsFebruary 4, 2023 GMT
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kurt Kitayama is starting to feel more comfortable each time he gets in contention on the PGA Tour, and the Californian can only hope that's the case going into the weekend at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Rory McIlroy back on top of the world by winning CJ CupOctober 23, 2022 GMT
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — The final steps on Rory McIlroy's long road back to No. 1 go down on the scorecard as bogeys, which made him laugh. All that mattered Sunday was winning the CJ Cup in South Carolina, and that about made him cry.
McIlroy wins CJ Cup to reach No. 1, Lydia Ko wins in KoreaOctober 23, 2022 GMT
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy capped off his steady march back to No. 1 in the world on Sunday with an explosive burst of three birdies late in the round to hold off Kurt Kitayama and win the CJ Cup in South Carolina.
Jon Rahm roars into share of lead at CJ Cup with 62October 21, 2022 GMT
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Jon Rahm thought his 7-iron from 195 yards had come up well short of the pin because of a long shadow across the green. Moments later, he heard the crowd react to a shot that came an inch from going in on the hardest hole at Congaree.
Xander Schauffele wins Scottish Open in British Open warmupJuly 10, 2022 GMT
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele keeps making up for lost time.
Winless for more than two years, Schauffele picked up his fourth victory in the last 12 months Sunday when he overcame a rough patch in the middle of his round with two key birdies and a par save for an even-par 70 to win the Scottish Open.
Crocker, 4 Canadians and an amateur qualify for US OpenMay 24, 2022 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Sean Crocker found form at just the right time and qualified for his first U.S. Open, among 13 players in Dallas and three in Japan who earned spots at The Country Club next month.
The 36-hole qualifiers were the first of 11 that will fill the field for the U.S.
Jon Rahm wins in Mexico, Marina Alex rallies at Palos VerdesMay 2, 2022 GMT
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Jon Rahm pulled out of a four-way tie with a 12-foot birdie putt on the 14th hole and then held on with pars for a 2-under 69 and a one-shot victory Sunday in the Mexico Open.
Rahm hangs on to win Mexico Open for 1st win since US OpenMay 2, 2022 GMT
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Jon Rahm could have done without the stress he faced over the final two hours in the Mexico Open. It still was worth it to pick up his first victory since the U.S. Open last summer.
Jon Rahm part of six-way tie for the lead in Mexico OpenApril 29, 2022 GMT
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Jon Rahm is the biggest star in the Mexico Open and he lived up to his billing Thursday, chipping in for birdie and making a late eagle putt for a 7-under 64 and a six-way share of the lead in the first round.
Straka wins Honda; Jimenez has another ace in Champ victoryFebruary 27, 2022 GMT
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Sepp Straka is going back to Georgia in a few weeks. He’s headed to his first Masters, after pulling off a huge comeback to win the Honda Classic.
Straka, down by five shots entering the final round, tapped in for birdie in the rain on the final hole and ended up beating Shane Lowry by one shot to become the first Austrian winner in PGA Tour history.
Berger in full control entering final round at Honda ClassicFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Berger wasn’t flawless. He just kept avoiding big problems, which almost nobody has managed to do at PGA National this week.
That’s why he remains the leader of the Honda Classic.
Berger shoots another 65, moves atop Honda leaderboardFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Berger no longer needs to answer questions about how his back is feeling. The scorecard is telling the story.
Berger — playing what amounts to a home tournament for him, with his residence a 15-minute drive away in Jupiter — had a three-shot lead through two rounds of the Honda Classic, after a second consecutive round of 5-under 65 on Friday.