Wu celebrates Chinese New Year by leading pack in Dubai

An opening eagle and four birdies lifted China's Wu Ashun into a one shot lead after Saturday's Dubai Desert Classic third round, the perfect way to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the rat. The 34-year-old Wu's maiden European Tour triumph came on home soil in the 2015 China Open. Leading

Woods recovers from 4-putt on No. 1 to shoot 71 in Farmers

Tiger Woods’ last putt of the day was so much better than his first three. Woods four-putted No. 1 on Torrey Pines South on Friday, an inauspicious start to his second round at the Farmers Insurance Open. Playing on a course that has been so good to him over the decades, Woods reached the first green

Golf: First hole at Torrey Pines bites Woods again

After hitting his approach shot to 25 feet at the par-four hole, Woods shockingly four-putted for a double-bogey -- the 13th four-putt of his PGA Tour career. While many players would have been left deflated, Woods muttered an expletive, got the anger out of his system, and fought back to card a respectable

Tiger, Rory struggle as Palmer grabs Torrey Pines lead

Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods, chasing a record 83rd US PGA title, and Rory McIlroy, trying to become world number one, struggled Friday while Ryan Palmer seized the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open. Woods overcame a double-bogey disaster on the first hole to shoot a one-under par 71 while

Players Championship raises purse to $15 million

The PGA Tour is raising the prize money at The Players Championship to $15 million, making it the largest purse in golf unless any of the majors decide to up the ante this year. The winner of March 12-15 event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, will receive $2.7 million, nearly as much as

World Golf Group says it wants to work with established tours

A group trying to organize a new circuit of lucrative global golf tournaments said on Friday it wanted to work with the game's established tours rather than be a rival. The World Golf Group, responding to a report on the website https://www.geoffshackelford.com of golf journalist Geoff Shackelford