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Golfer Tiger Woods holds up a copy of his new book at a book signing in New York, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

No-shows no longer a big problem in golf

- Associated Press

The absentees for this World Golf Championship are all quality players - British Open champion Henrik Stenson, former Masters champion Adam Scott, former U.S. Open champion and Olympic gold medalist Justin Rose, and Rickie Fowler.

Dustin Johnson, of the United States, tees off on the 5th hole during the final round of the Mexico Championship at Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City, Sunday, March 5, 2017. All but one of the world's top 50 golfers are contesting the World Golf Championship PGA event, which this year relocated to Mexico City from the Trump National Doral Resort in Florida. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)

Dustin Johnson wins in Mexico in debut as No. 1 player in the world

- Associated Press

In his first start since a five-shot victory at Riviera that made him No. 1 in the world, Johnson captured his fourth World Golf Championships title Sunday by blowing by some of golf’s biggest names and then delivering his best shot at the end to secure a one-shot victory over Tommy Fleetwood of England.

Rickie Fowler tees off on the second tee during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Rickie Fowler finally makes it easy in Honda Classic victory

- Associated Press

Staked to a four-shot lead, Fowler hit one putt into a sprinkler hole and a tee shot into the water. But when his lead was cut to one shot, Fowler answered with two big birdie putts to regain control and finished off a four-shot victory in the Honda Classic.

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.

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Match Play at a glance

Associated Press

A brief look at the third round Friday in the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times EDT):

DeChambeau, Points tied in Puerto Rico

Associated Press

Former U.S. Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau ran off four straight birdies in a stop-and-start round Friday and finished with a 7-under 65 to share the lead with D.A. Points in the rain-delayed Puerto Rico Open.

Phil Mickelson walks off the fifth green during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

A day of dominance and survival at Match Play

- Associated Press

Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson showed the simple side to the Dell Technologies Match Play. For three straight days in warmth, wind or rain, they built early leads and never let anyone get close to them in advancing out of their groups to the knockout stage.

Match Play at a glance

Associated Press

A brief look at the second round Thursday in the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times EDT):

Dustin Johnson lines up his putt on the first hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Big wind and wild outcomes at Match Play

- Associated Press

Phil Mickelson hit a simple chip toward the hole that never stopped until it was off the other side of the green and into the water.

Newlywed Mullinax takes lead in Puerto Rico

Associated Press

Five days after getting married, Trey Mullinax ran off nine birdies and saved par with a 15-foot putt on his last hole for a 9-under 63 to take the lead at the Puerto Rico Open.

Match Play at a glance

Associated Press

A brief look at the opening round Wednesday of the Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club (all times EDT):

Phil Mickelson takes a drop from a hazard on the second hole during round-robin play against Si Woo Kim, of South Korea, at the Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin County Club, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Mickelson says he won't be called as witness in trial

- Associated Press

While his name has been mentioned as a pivotal figure in a federal insider trading criminal trial, Phil Mickelson shrugged off any hint that will be hanging over him this week or in the run up to The Masters next month - both with his play and his comments.