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  1. Patton Kizzire beats James Hahn in marathon Sony Open playoff


    HONOLULU — A day after a false alarm caused some panic at the Sony Open, there was more drama — of a much more benign sort.

  2. False alarm on missile launch triggers anxiety at PGA Tour event in Hawaii


    HONOLULU — Charles Howell was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing.

  3. Brian Harman extends good play in Hawaii, takes Sony Open lead


    HONOLULU — Different islands, vastly different golf courses, same good play from Brian Harman.

  4. Chris Kirk, Zach Johnson share lead at PGA's Sony Open in Hawaii


    HONOLULU — Zach Johnson and Chris Kirk kept clean cards on a gorgeous day and each shot 7-under 63 Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the Sony Open.

    Jordan Spieth wasn't as fortunate.

  5. Dustin Johnson romps to 8-shot victory in Hawaii


    KAPALUA, Hawaii — A new year brought out the best in Dustin Johnson, who powered his way to 8-under 65 and an eight-shot victory Sunday in the Tournament of Champions.

  6. Missouri senior uses playoff birdie to win New Year's Invitational in St. Petersburg


    ST. PETERSBURG — Cold and windy conditions didn't affect Hayden Buckley last year when he won the New Year's Invitational, and they didn't affect him again this year in the 92nd edition of the event.

  7. Dustin Johnson surges into lead at Tournament of Champions


    KAPALUA, Hawaii — Dustin Johnson holed out with a wedge for eagle, made birdie on every par 5 and powered his way to 7-under 66 to build a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Tournament of Champions.

  8. Tiger Woods' return includes Torrey Pines, Rivera


    Tiger Woods is playing twice in California over the next six weeks as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery.

  9. Cabreras win Father-Son Challenge in Orlando


    ORLANDO — Angel Cabrera and Angel Cabrera Jr. closed with 12-under 60 for a three-shot victory Sunday in their debut at the Father-Son Challenge.

  10. Cabreras team up for first-round lead at Father/Son Challenge


    ORLANDO — Two-time major winner Angel Cabrera and Angel Cabrera Jr. birdied their last three holes for 13-under 59 to take a one-shot lead Saturday in the Father/Son Challenge.



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