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Patrick Cantlay drives on the 12th tee in the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 16, 2018 - 5:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Cantlay came within an inch of a hole-in-one , the start of three straight birdies that led to a 2-under 69 and a two-shot lead in the Genesis Open. Cantlay, the No. 1 amateur in the world when he played at UCLA, had to wait until the end of Friday to see if the lead held...
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Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the third hole during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2018 - 9:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The guy who grew up 40 miles away, first played Riviera as a teenager and was out of golf with a bad back returned Thursday and shared the lead at the Genesis Open. That would be Patrick Cantlay, not Tiger Woods. And the biggest difference was that hardly anyone saw it. Cantlay,...
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Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the third hole during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)
February 15, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods lost a ball in a tree early in his round, played from the wrong hole late and ended his return to Riviera with a reasonable start in the Genesis Open. It was more of the same for Sam Saunders, and hope that it will get better as the week goes on. Saunders played bogey...
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Fans with phones record Tiger Woods reacting to a missed putt on the ninth green in the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
February 15, 2018 - 5:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three holes into his return to Riviera after a 12-year absence, Tiger Woods was 2-over par and bracing for the worst. It turned out to be another step forward. Woods overcame a drive that apparently never came down from a eucalyptus tree, another tee shot that wound up on another...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Haas gestures after a birdie on the first hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Haas has been released from hospital after being a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, police in Los Angeles have said. The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood at 6.31pm on Tuesday evening , Feb. 13, 2018, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A car that the LAPD said belonged to the actor Luke Wilson was hit by the Ferrari just before the crash. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
February 14, 2018 - 9:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW, officials said Wednesday. The two cars collided in the wealthy Pacific...
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February 12, 2018 - 9:45 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The British Open is returning to the home of golf in 2021. The Old Course will host the 150th anniversary of the world's oldest major to mark "a true celebration of golf's original championship and its historic ties to St. Andrews," the R&A said Monday. It will be...
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Ted Potter Jr. poses with his trophy next to Clint Eastwood on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 12, 2018 - 3:11 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ted Potter Jr. beat three of the biggest names on the PGA Tour at one of the most famous golf courses in America, and then his day got even better. Walking out to the 18th green for the trophy presentation at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, he stopped to chat with...
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Ted Potter Jr. poses with his trophy next to Clint Eastwood on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 11, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For one day at Pebble Beach, Ted Potter Jr. was better than the best in the world. Look back even further, and his three-shot victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is even more remarkable. He played so many mini-tour events that he lost track of how many...
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Ted Potter Jr. holds up his ball after making a birdie putt on the fourth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 11, 2018 - 7:04 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ted Potter Jr. outplayed the world's No. 1 player and held off everyone else Sunday to win the AT&T Pebble Beach National for his first victory since a broken ankle nearly ended his career. Potter holed a chip from behind the green for birdie on the par-3 seventh...
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Ted Potter Jr. holds up his ball after making a birdie putt on the fourth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 11, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ted Potter Jr. outplayed the world's No. 1 player and held off everyone else to win the AT&T Pebble Beach National for his first victory since a broken ankle nearly ended his career. Potter holed a chip from behind the green for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole to...
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