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Brandt Snedeker reacts after making a birdie on the fifth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Brandt Snedeker breaks own record, wins AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

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Coming off the worst season of his career, Brandt Snedeker’s mission was to become relevant again. He was eligible for only one major and none of the World Golf Championships, and he hated the idea of the world’s best players competing without him.

FILE - In this June 25, 2008, file photo, Billy Casper attends the Pro-Am round of the Buick Open in Grand Blanc, Mich. Casper, a prolific winner on the PGA Tour whose career was never fully appreciated in the era of the "Big Three," died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at his home in Utah. He was 83. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Billy Casper, prolific PGA Tour winner, dies at 83

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Casper, one of the most prolific winners on the PGA Tour who was overshadowed at the height of his career by the “Big Three,” died Saturday at his home in Utah.

Tiger Woods takes a few one-arm swings during a fog delay while waiting to tee off during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Tiger Woods withdraws because of tightness in lower back

- Associated Press

For the third time in his last eight PGA Tour events, Tiger Woods got into a cart in the middle of his round and was driven to the parking lot because of back pain. Most troubling about Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open was he spoke only a week ago of feeling “great” physically, and this was only his second event of the year.

Tiger Woods acknowledges the crowd on the 16th hole during the first round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Tiger Woods falls near bottom of leaderboard in first round of season

- Associated Press

In his first appearance at the TPC Scottsdale in 14 years — and only his second tournament in six months — Woods couldn’t hit the green with three chip shots and was near the bottom of the leaderboard until two key shots on the back nine salvaged a 2-over 73.

Tiger Woods tees off from the fourth hole during the final round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Tiger Woods ties for last but feels healthy in return to action

- Associated Press

Except for flu-like symptoms on Saturday, Woods said he went 72 holes without feeling any pain in his back. He had back surgery a week before the Masters, and then took off the last four months to strengthen his muscle structure.

Tiger Woods covers his face as he waits to putt on the fifth green during the second round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Tiger Woods’ struggles continue in return to action

- Associated Press

Woods is playing for the first time since Aug. 9 at the PGA Championship. He took nearly four months off to strengthen his muscle structure, and during the time away, he hired a new swing coach. His swing looks fine. His short game does not.

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, Tiger Woods winces after tee shot on the sixth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The last time Tiger Woods was seen at a golf tournament was at the PGA Championship when he missed the cut. He returns this week at the Hero World Challenge in Windermere, Fla.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Tiger Woods back on Tour for first time since PGA Championship

- Associated Press

Woods is playing in his Hero World Challenge, which starts Thursday in his old neighborhood of Isleworth. It will be his first competition since he missed the cut on Aug. 9 at the PGA Championship. He wanted to make sure his body was stronger.

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Padraig Harrington acknowledges the crowd as he approaches the 17th green during a two hole playoff against Daniel Berger at the Honda Classic golf tournament, Monday, March 2,  2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

A big win and now a busy schedule for Padraig Harrington

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Padraig Harrington's game slipped so badly last year that he failed to keep full status on the PGA Tour for the first time. He wrote letters to tournaments asking for a sponsor's exemption and received one from every tournament but the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, acknowledges fans at the conclusion of the third round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

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Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from one goal in golf. Just get him anywhere near the lead with nine holes to play, and he would happily take his chances.

Ian Poulter hits from the first fairway during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Poulter, Casey tied going to Monday sprint at Honda Classic

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Ian Poulter twice hit into water on the sixth hole, including his shot from the fifth tee. There was a three-shot swing on one hole, a two-shot swing on another. That was just the final hour of the Honda Classic on Sunday.

South Korea's Amy Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand

Associated Press

South Korea's Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.

Katie Kempter wins first Symetra Tour title

Associated Press

Katie Kempter won the Volvik Championship at Morongo Golf Club in cold, wet conditions Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, beating Lee Lopez with a par on the second hole of a playoff.

Andy Sullivan wins Joburg Open for 2nd title this year

Associated Press

Andy Sullivan won his second European Tour title in South Africa in just over a month after closing with a 6-under 66 for a 17-under total and a two-shot victory at the Joburg Open on Sunday.

Golf Capsules

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Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. He still had a share of the lead with Paul Casey heading into a sprint-to-the-finish at soggy PGA National.

A year after meeting Tiger, Indian golfer on the rise

- Associated Press

The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up the winner, a day he won't forget.

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- Associated Press

Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go.