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  • Rory McIlroy leads by 1 shot at Dubai Desert Classic

    Rory McIlroy leads by 1 shot at Dubai Desert Classic
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot putt on his final hole to take a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday. On the Majlis course of Emirates Golf Club, where he recorded his first...
  • Jimmy Walker's third-round 62 gives him two-shot lead at Sony Open

    Jimmy Walker's third-round 62 gives him two-shot lead at Sony Open
    Defending champion Jimmy Walker one-putted his last 11 holes Saturday on his way to an eight-under-par 62 and a two-shot lead at the Sony Open in Honolulu. Walker putted like he did on Sunday last year at Waialae. That gave him a victory. This only gave...
  • Martin Kaymer roars to 6-stroke lead at Abu Dhabi Championship

    Martin Kaymer roars to 6-stroke lead at Abu Dhabi Championship
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65...
  • Webb Simpson shares lead at Sony Open

    Webb Simpson shares lead at Sony Open
    HONOLULU — Webb Simpson was so determined to switch to a conventional putting style that he broke his belly putter over his knee so he could never use it again. He might be the most surprised of anyone to be tied for the lead Friday in the Sony...
  • Rory McIlroy scores first hole-in-one as a pro

    Rory McIlroy scores first hole-in-one as a pro
    Rory McIlroy has done pretty well for himself as a professional golfer, but Friday brought a new accomplishment. Teeing off on the par-3 15th hole at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, the world's top-ranked player scored the first hole-in-one of his...
  • Rory McIlroy commits to play Honda Classic next month

    Rory McIlroy commits to play Honda Classic next month
    World Golf Ranking's No. 1, Rory McIlroy, committed to play in the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Feb. 23-March 1. McIlroy, the 2012 Honda Classic champion, lost a four-man playoff to defending champion Russell Henley last...
  • Rory McIlroy ends year atop world golf rankings

    PHILADELPHIA -- There was not much change to the men's world rankings as there were just two changes inside the top 20 this week. Rory McIlroy finished the year as the No. 1 ranked player as he holds a comfortable lead atop the rankings. Henrik...
  • 'Celtic Tiger' McIlroy emerges dominant in 2014 golf

    A year to forget for an injury-plagued Tiger Woods was savored sweetly by Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy after the 'Celtic Tiger' won two majors in 2014 to regain his status as the game's leading player. McIlroy ended a stellar campaign with four...
  • New generation of golfers emerging, and Tiger Woods may be back in swing

    New generation of golfers emerging, and Tiger Woods may be back in swing
    It isn't too often that Tiger Woods gets enthusiastic about finishing a tournament 26 strokes off the lead. But the grin on his face after the Hero World Challenge in early December had nothing to do with the score and everything to do with playing...
  • The year in review: The highest and lowest moments in golf

    The year in review: The highest and lowest moments in golf
    Golf, 2014 in review THE HIGHS • With all those Scottish fans chanting and singing and the photographers jostling for position, it seemed as if Rory McIlroy might get swallowed up by the crowd. Extricating himself for the briefest of moments, the...
  • Sid Beckwith is an inspiration 1,000 times over

    CLERMONT — Madison Bumgarner got Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year award. With all due respect to him, Russell Wilson, Rory McIlroy and other stars, I'll take Sid Beckwith. He plays golf six days a week and has a girlfriend. Those factors...