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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.

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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.

Daly says this club toss was more of an accident

- Associated Press

John Daly has thrown golf clubs during fits of frustration over the course of his wild career. He says his putter going into a lake at a PGA Tour Champions event last week was not one of them.

FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, Ariya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, hits from the second tee during the final round of the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament at the Travis Pointe Country Club, in Ann Arbor, Mich. A day ahead of the start of the Women's Australian Open at Royal Adelaide, the 21-year-old Thai golfer also says she's not putting pressure on herself to overtake Lydia Ko for the No. 1 ranking. Jutanugarn will tee off in the first round on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez, File)

Australian Women's Open: Top players not worried about No 1

Associated Press

Ariya Jutanugarn is resigned to the fact that 2017 couldn't possibly be better than her breakout year in 2016. A day ahead of the start of the Women's Australian Open at Royal Adelaide, the 21-year-old Thai golfer also says she's not putting pressure on herself to overtake Lydia Ko for the No. 1 ranking.

Jason Day, of Australia, follows his chip shot up to the second green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Day faces big challenge to stay at No. 1

- Associated Press

One of Jason Day's goals at the start of the year was to stay at No. 1 for the entire calendar year. The year is not even two months old, and already he is facing his first big challenge.

Jordan Spieth reacts 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)

No Tiger is no longer such a big problem

- Associated Press

Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to players at Riviera.

Innovative or too confusing? Golf's World Super 6 set to go

- Associated Press

New and innovative or too confusing? Either way, the World Super 6 which begins with stroke play Thursday at Lake Karrinyup near Perth, Western Australia, and concludes with a 24-man match-play and knockout round on Sunday, is definitely outside the box of a conventional golf tournament.

Ethan Tracy wins Web.com Tour playoff in Colombia

Associated Press

Ethan Tracy won the Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, holing out from 101 yards for eagle on the 18th to get into a playoff and beating Roberto Diaz with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par 5 on the second extra hole.

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- Associated Press

Jordan Spieth kept it simple Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for the ninth PGA Tour title of his young career.

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- Associated Press

Jordan Spieth had a performance that matched the magnificent views - finally - at Pebble Beach on Saturday.