Retief Goosen and Vijay Singh, among the top five players in the world a decade ago, were part of a six-way tie for the lead in the Northern Trust Open in what amounted to "throwback Thursday" at Riviera.
Fred Couples is fine with Davis Love III getting the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captaincy, but he admitted he might have had a problem with the PGA of America had they gone with someone other than Love or himself.
After he survived two plane crashes that devastated his family, doctors weren't sure about Austin Hatch's future. But this fall, the 20-year-old enrolled at the University of Michigan and took his place on the Wolverines' basketball team.
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Webb Simpson was so determined to switch to a conventional putting style that he broke his belly putter over his knee so he could never use it again. He might be the most surprised of anyone to be tied for the lead Friday in the Sony Open.