Golf

Thomas breaks scoring records in winning Sony Open

One of the gifts Justin Thomas received from winning the Sony Open was a 106-pound book that was said to be the largest in the world

McIlroy to have tests on his injured back

Rory McIlroy says he will have tests on his back on Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage

Europe announces changes to Ryder Cup qualifying system

Europe will have four captain's picks in its team for the 2018 Ryder Cup as part of a revamp of the qualifying system in the wake of the heavy loss to the United States at Hazeltine last year

Chile amateur goes from no big victories to Masters

Toto Gana hit what he described as the "best shot I've hit in my whole life," a wedge to 3 feet for a birdie to win the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a trip to the Masters in April

Fowler returns to Abu Dhabi seeking upturn in form

Defending champion Fowler returns to Abu Dhabi seeking upturn in form

Big wins for Justin Thomas, proud moments for his father

Justin Thomas is a 3rd-generation golfer who learned to love the game on his own

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McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi because of rib injury.

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury

Justin Thomas leaves Hawaii riding a big wave

Justin Thomas, all of 23, rides a big wave in Hawaii with some remarkable golf

Gana wins Latin America Amateur, earns spot in Masters

Toto Gana of Chile atoned for a bogey on the final hole Sunday with a birdie on the second extra hole to win a three-man playoff in the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a trip to the Masters

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Woody Austin, Mark Mulder win Diamond Resorts Invitational

Woody Austin completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Diamond Resorts Invitational and former pitcher Mark Mulder took the celebrity title

Storm beats McIlroy on 3rd playoff hole to win SA Open

Graeme Storm beat Rory McIlroy on the third playoff hole to win the SA Open on Sunday, earning the Englishman a second European Tour title 80 days after losing his card by 100 euros