Rickie Fowler - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Rickie Fowler Dustin Johnson returns to a course that feels like Augusta WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson was walking the expansive, manicured fairways where the sun filtered through the towering pines. On his first day back to work, it was a reminder of what he missed. This wasn't Augusta National. It was Eagle Point, the beautiful replacement course for the Wells Fargo Championship. And that wasn't the only reminder. "... Thu, 04 May 2017 06:08:00 GMT 2017-05-04T06:08:00Z Johnson injures back falling down stairs on eve of Masters AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Masters favorite Dustin Johnson took a serious fall on a staircase Wednesday and injured his lower back, and his manager said it was uncertain whether the world's No. 1 golfer would be able to play the tournament. It was a stunning development on an otherwise quiet day at Augusta National, where the course was shut down at 1:30 p.m. be... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:09:00 GMT 2017-04-05T23:09:00Z Sung Kang leads Rickie Fowler by 3 at Houston Open HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Sung Kang shot a 1-under 71 to hold a three-shot lead over Rickie Fowler after the third round of the Houston Open on Saturday. After shooting a tournament course record 9-under 63 on Friday, Kang took a commanding six-shot lead with a 36-hole tournament record of 129 through two rounds. However, on Saturday, it was... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 00:20:00 GMT 2017-04-02T00:20:00Z Kang shoots 63, sets Houston Open 36-hole record HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Sung Kang shot a 9-under 63 to take a six-shot lead in a record-breaking second round at the Houston Open on Friday. After shooting a 65 on Thursday, Kang was at 16-under 128 through two rounds, setting the 36-hole tournament record of 129 by a stroke, set previously by Blaine McCallister in 1993 and Curtis Strange in 1980. ... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 01:06:00 GMT 2017-04-01T01:06:00Z Fowler shoots 64 for 1-shot lead at Houston Open HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Rickie Fowler shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead over Sung Kang after the first round of the Houston Open on Thursday. Fowler had his best round in six appearances at the tournament, topping a previous low score of 68. Fowler overcame damp conditions and a chilly, breezy morning to jump to a hot start. Fowler wo... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:45:00 GMT 2017-03-31T00:45:00Z Kisner, Hoffman share Bay Hill lead ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Charley Hoffman would have been happy to get off the 18th hole at Bay Hill with a par and go into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational within one shot of the lead. With one big putt, Saturday turned out better than he could have imagined. From trampled grass left of the 18th fairway, a tree slightly in his way, Hoffman ch... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:06:00 GMT 2017-03-19T00:06:00Z Adam Hadwin shoots 67 to open 4-shot lead in Valspar PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin only wants a chance to win when he tees it up on the PGA Tour, and he's never had a chance like this one. Birdie putts from 35 feet and 55 feet on the back nine Saturday at the Valspar Championship stretched his lead to four shots. Equally important to him was the slick, bending 6-foot par putt on the final hole. ... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:32:00 GMT 2017-03-12T00:32:00Z Chapultepec Golf Club no pushover at Mexico Championship MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson thought he had the altitude figured out. He made four birdies on the back nine at Chapultepec Golf Club and was 2-under par at the turn, right about where he was expected to be in his debut as the No. 1 player in the world at the Mexico Championship. The first hole was 316 yards and Johnson felt a light breeze in his face, so he opted for a ... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:55:00 GMT 2017-03-03T07:55:00Z Fowler joins friends in winning and extends youth movement PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Golf's youngest and biggest stars keep winning. Rickie Fowler has mostly been watching. He wasn't in Hawaii when Justin Thomas swept the Aloha State by a combined 10 shots, including a PGA Tour record for 72 holes and a 59 at the Sony Open. He took off the final two weeks of the West Coast swing when Jordan Spieth blew away all his challengers... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:03:00 GMT 2017-02-27T07:03:00Z Hideki Matsuyama wins Phoenix Open playoff _ again SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama was the last man standing at golf's biggest party — again. Matsuyama won the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the fourth hole of a playoff for the second straight year, outlasting Webb Simpson on Sunday at TPC Scottsdale. Matsuyama won with a 10-foot birdie putt on the short par-4 17th, the same... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 02:29:00 GMT 2017-02-06T02:29:00Z Brandt Snedeker, Patrick Rodgers tied for lead at Torrey SAN DIEGO (AP) — Already a two-time winner at Torrey Pines, having a share of the lead is exactly where Brandt Snedeker wanted to be Saturday. It's just not all that familiar to him. Snedeker won last year in the Farmers Insurance Open by rallying from six shots behind in the final round that was stretched over two days because of high wind. His other victory at Torrey was i... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 00:52:00 GMT 2017-01-29T00:52:00Z Rose takes the lead as Tiger leaves early SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose already achieved what he wanted Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open. One last birdie for the lead made the day a little bit better Spooked by the bumpy greens late in the day at Torrey Pines that cost him two bogeys, Rose rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-5 closing hole on the South Course for a 1-under 71 that gave him a one-shot lead ... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 01:22:00 GMT 2017-01-28T01:22:00Z Jeter says golf most frustrating sport he's played NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Derek Jeter needed something to fill his competitive void when he retired from baseball. The New York Yankees shortstop chose golf, and just like everyone else, it's been a challenge to master. "It's frustrating," Jeter said Wednesday after playing the pro-am with Rickie Fowler at the Hero World Challenge. "It's probably the most fr... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:35:00 GMT 2016-11-30T23:35:00Z Attack best form of defense for leading Danes at World Cup MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Denmark has vowed to go on the offensive in the final round of the World Cup, believing that to be the best strategy to protect a four-shot lead earned in Saturday's third round. The title is tantalizingly within reach for Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen after a two-under 70 in the third round foursomes propelled them to 14... Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:27:00 GMT 2016-11-26T07:27:00Z