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Jordan Spieth became the youngest player Sunday since Tiger Woods to win nine times on the PGA Tour, fueling even more comparisons to the golf legend. (Associated Press)

Jordan Spieth keeps pace with Tiger Woods — for now

- Associated Press

Jordan Spieth can’t seem to win a tournament without hearing six words that only raise expectations, if not hyperbole. “The youngest player since Tiger Woods.” Comparisons require context, though it’s still good company to keep.

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, hits from the sixth tee during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Hideki Matsuyama wins Phoenix Open playoff — again

- Associated Press

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.

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, Jim Furyk, of the United States, walks off the tee box after playing the first hole during a singles match on the final day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland. Furyk has been appointed U.S. captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France. Furyk will be in charge of a team that will try to win on European soil for the first time since 1993 at The Belfry. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

Jim Furyk appointed next U.S. Ryder Cup captain

- Associated Press

Jim Furyk was appointed Wednesday as the U.S. captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France, where his team will try to win on European soil for the first time in 25 years.

Tiger Woods lines up a putt during the third round at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Nassau, Bahamas. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) ** FILE **

Donald Trump to golf with Tiger Woods in Florida

- The Washington Times

President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to kick off the holiday weekend Friday with a round of golf with Tiger Woods at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, according to a report in Golf Digest.

Tiger Woods wipes his face as he prepares to putt on the 10th hole during the first round at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Nassau, Bahamas. Woods is one-over-par for the round. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Tiger Woods returns with mixed bag and a 73

- Associated Press

Tiger Woods ruined an otherwise impressive return to golf Thursday with two double bogeys over the final three holes for a 1-over 73 at the Hero World Challenge.

All eyes will be on Tiger Woods in Nassau, Bahamas this week as the golfer takes part in the Hero World Challenge. Several golfers are excited to see Woods after an absence that dates to Aug. 23, 2015 and are curious to see how a guy who won 79 times on the PGA Tour stacks up against a generation that grew up in awe of how Woods played golf. (Associated Press)

Tiger Woods gets back to golf with questions about head, not body

- Associated Press

The Hero World Challenge is a holiday tournament with an 18-man field and no cut. Even so, it commands as much attention as any tournament this year. Woods has been a star attraction his entire career, and the appetite is even stronger after an absence that dates to Aug. 23, 2015.

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- Associated Press

Dustin Johnson is closing in on that elusive victory at Riviera, and a shot to reach No. 1 in the world.

Jimenez leads Couples, Sutherland in Chubb Classic

Associated Press

Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied two of the last four holes Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples and Kevin Sutherland into the final round of the Chubb Classic.

Groundskeepers work to remove water from a bunker on the 14th hole before the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Johnson takes 36-hole lead at rainy Riviera

- Associated Press

Dustin Johnson left the Genesis Open in the twilight Saturday realizing he could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 in the world.

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- Associated Press

Wind, rain and the snap of a large tree limb were enough to stop play Friday in the second round of the Genesis Open.

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, reacts after missing a putt on the sixth hole during the first round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

Rain wipes out afternoon play at Riviera

- Associated Press

Wind, rain and the snap of a large tree limb were enough to stop play Friday in the second round of the Genesis Open.

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- Associated Press

This is the starring role Sam Saunders prefers.

Rumford, Foster share 1st-round lead at Super 6 in Perth

Associated Press

Brett Rumford and Mark Foster shot 6-under 66s Thursday to lead after the first round of the World Super 6 golf tournament at Lake Karrinyup, with 10 others a stroke off the lead of the European Tour event.

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2016 file photo, Lydia Ko of New Zealand checks her line on the eleventh green during the second round of the LPGA golf tournament at Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A day ahead of the start of the Women's Australian Open at Royal Adelaide, the 21-year-old Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn also says she's not putting pressure on herself to overtake Ko for the No. 1 ranking. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)

Kirk takes 1st-round lead at Women's Australian Open

Associated Press

Playing for the fourth consecutive week, Katherine Kirk wasn't showing any signs of fatigue after shooting an 8-under 65 at Royal Adelaide to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Women's Australian Open on Thursday.

Jordan Spieth poses with his trophy on the 18th green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

The stars are out at Riviera

- Associated Press

Gone are the days when some of golf's best players felt the PGA Tour season didn't really begin until it reached Florida.