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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Justin Thomas hits to the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. His 3-wood set up an eagle and a 63, the best shot with that club this year on the PGA Tour. (AP Photo/A Charlie Riedel, File) **FILE**

Defining shots based on every club in the bag

- Associated Press

One way to look back on 2017 is through every club in the bag. The shots weren’t necessarily the best, but they helped shape the year.

Rickie Fowler, right, poses with Tiger Woods and the trophy after Fowler won the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)

Rickie Fowler rallies with 61 to win in Tiger Woods’ return

- Associated Press

Fowler rallied from a seven-shot deficit by starting his final round with seven straight birdies at Albany Golf Club and closing with an 11-under 61 for a four-shot victory over Charley Hoffman. It was the second victory of the year for Fowler, and the second time he has ended a year with multiple victories worldwide.

Tiger Woods reacts on the fourth hole at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)

Tiger Woods returns with solid round and good start in Bahamas

- Associated Press

Playing for the first time since his fourth back surgery, Woods returned from a 10-month layoff with a 3-under 69 on a breezy Thursday in the Bahamas that left him three shots behind Tommy Fleetwood after the opening round of the Hero World Challenge.

In this Monday, July 24, 2017, file photo, U2 singer Bono makes a peace sign as he arrives for a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)

Bono will break U2’s pledge against golf for AIDS charity

- Associated Press

When the members of the rock band U2 were just young Irish lads, they made a pledge to each other that has remained steadfast throughout their decades-long run as rock stars. But frontman Bono said the band is now willing to break that promise in order to raise money for his (RED) charity in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Tiger Woods getting strong reviews in return to golf

- Associated Press

Justin Thomas will have the best seat in the house Thursday when Woods, who had fusion surgery on his lower back in April, plays for the first time in 10 months at the Hero World Challenge. Thomas, named the PGA Tour player of the year after winning five times and the FedEx Cup, is paired with him in the first round.

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 file photo, Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the ninth hole of the North Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Tiger Woods is returning to competition at his holiday tournament in the Bahamas the week after Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) **FILE**

Tiger Woods to return in the Bahamas

- Associated Press

For the second straight year, Woods will return from back surgery at his holiday tournament in the Bahamas the week after Thanksgiving.

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Woods is expected to enter Friday, Oct. 27, is one of several across the U.S. aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders and backlogs of court cases. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Tiger Woods set to enter plea bargain for DUI arrest

- Associated Press

The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Tiger Woods is expected to enter Friday is one of several across the country aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders and backlogs of court cases.

Tournament Host Tiger Woods answers questions from the media during a press conference Tuesday at the Quicken Loans National golf tournament being played at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Photo: Pete Marovich Special to The Washington Times **FILE**

Tiger Woods’ D.C. event to be held this season even without sponsor

- Associated Press

Tiger Woods’ tournament outside Washington is still talking to potential title sponsors, including Quicken Loans, which did not renew. But it’s on the schedule for the new season as The National, and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says it’s not coming off.

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LPGA adding 2 events on West Coast for 2018

- Associated Press

The LPGA Tour is adding two tournaments in California next year as part of a 34-tournament schedule that offers a record $68.75 million in prize money.

Angel Yin wins Omega Dubai Ladies Classic

Associated Press

American Angel Yin won the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic in a playoff Sunday, beating South Korea's In-Kyung Kim with a birdie on the second extra hole.

Davidse overcomes illness to lead Joburg Open

Associated Press

Keenan Davidse showed he was over the illness that confined him to a hospital bed for four days by shooting an 8-under 63 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Joburg Open.