Thursday, March 23, 2017

Golf

Rickie Fowler, right, talks to his caddie Joe Skovron before hitting on the 16th hole during the third round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

BY DOUG FERGUSON PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Another strong finish over the closing stretch Saturday. Another big lead after 54 holes. Rickie Fowler can only hope that Sunday ...
Wesley Bryan reacts as he misses a putt on the ninth hole during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

BY DOUG FERGUSON PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This was not a trick. This was a PGA Tour event. Wesley Bryan, the PGA Tour rookie best known for the ...
Wesley Bryan, left, plays with a ball as he and his caddie William Lanier wait to play on the ninth fairway during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

BY DOUG FERGUSON PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home. Palmer made seven ...
fred couples taking a swing

Chubb Classic defending champion Bernhard Langer came into the 2017 tournament having won the event three times since Fred Couples won for the first time in 2010, but despite Langer’s ...
Dustin Johnson tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

BY DOUG FERGUSON LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only question about Dustin Johnson going to No. 1 in the world is: What took so long? The talent was never an ...
Dustin Johnson tees off on the 10th hole during the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

BY DOUG FERGUSON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dustin Johnson left the Genesis Open in the twilight Saturday realizing he could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 ...
Spectators walk to the clubhouse after play was suspended during the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

BY DOUG FERGUSON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wind, rain and the snap of a large tree limb were enough to stop play Friday in the second round of the Genesis ...
Sam Saunders tees off on the ninth hole during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

BY DOUG FERGUSON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Saunders tried to put his thoughts down on paper, except that it wasn’t working. Instead, he stood behind the podium at St. ...
Golf Life Navigators

With 157 golf communities and clubs in Southwest Florida, each with its own aesthetics, each with varying cultures and conventions…not to mention the range of pecuniary obligations, it’s no wonder ...
In this June 3, 2016, file photo, John Daly flips his putter after missing a birdie putt on the fifth green during the first round of the PGA Tour Champions Principal Charity Classic golf tournament, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

BY DOUG FERGUSON ohn Daly has thrown golf clubs during fits of frustration over the course of his wild career. He says his putter going into a lake at a ...
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