Ryan grad Kraft wins La. tournament

BROUSSARD, La. (AP) — Kelly Kraft won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 in windy conditions for a one-stroke victory at Le Triomphe.


Walker wins in duel of Texans

SAN ANTONIO — Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard. Walker won his hometown event Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes.


Spieth at home in Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO — Jordan Spieth has a couple of home games before the Masters. “I enjoy being able to drive my own car to these tournaments,” said Spieth, the 21-year Texan who lives in suburban Dallas. “I get to see a lot of friends and family who I don’t get to see a lot of the year. And then, at the same time, get ready for the Masters on a challenging track.”


McIlroy’s road to Masters bumpy

ORLANDO, Fla. — Rory McIlroy’s road to the Masters was memorable for reasons not many would have imagined.

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Hoffman leads after death of grandma

ORLANDO, Fla. — Morgan Hoffmann’s day began with news that his 97-year-old grandmother died Thursday morning. It ended with his first lead on the PGA Tour.


Grandson of Palmer back at Bay Hill, this time as member

ORLANDO, Fla. — He’s known in golfing circles simply as “The King,” though one player at the Arnold Palmer Invitational still calls the tournament host “Dumpy.”


Spieth wins at Innisbrook in playoff

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Jordan Spieth and his world-class short game came up big in a playoff victory Sunday at the Valspar Championship.


Valspar attracts bigger names

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — The Valspar Championship wouldn’t seem to have a lot going for it. It has the worst spot on the calendar for the Florida Swing, the one event where it makes sense for the top players to take a break. The Honda Classic is the home event of so many players living in the West Palm Beach area, and it’s followed by a World Golf Championship at Doral. Arnold Palmer’s tournament is next week at Bay Hill.


Johnson wins at Doral

DORAL, Fla. — The six-month break from the game raised more questions about Dustin Johnson’s personal life than his golf. He said it gave him time to work on a little of each, and he delivered answers to both Sunday at the Cadillac Championship.


Scott’s season of change to begin

DORAL, Fla. — The year isn’t all that’s new for Adam Scott. He makes his 2015 debut at the Cadillac Championship with a new caddie he hired at the end of last year. He has a new daughter born last month. And what grabbed even more attention was the new putter he plans to use at Doral.


Two share lead at Honda

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — 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.


Hahn finds no sub for hard work and desire

LOS ANGELES — The next two months suddenly are loaded with perks James Hahn never imagined. His victory Sunday at Riviera gives him a two-year exemption on a PGA Tour that took him a decade to reach. He qualified for two World Golf Championships. He’s going to the Masters for the first time. What’s more, his wife is expecting their first child in three weeks.


Nervous Hahn wins 1st Tour title

LOS ANGELES — Too nervous to look, too stunned to dance, James Hahn won the Northern Trust Open for his first PGA Tour title Sunday by holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the third extra hole at Riviera.


Compton balances blessing of life, golfing

LOS ANGELES — No one noticed Erik Compton sitting in the back of the room as he listened to the kind of stories he one day would like to tell. They were more about golf than life.


Snedeker sees a payoff after win

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandt Snedeker finds something that works and sticks with it.


Snedeker breaks own record, wins Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandt Snedeker broke his own scoring record and won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for the second time in three years.


Daly has lowest opening round in 10 years at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sunshine is always a pleasant surprise at Pebble Beach, and Thursday brought a real stunner: John Daly was near the top of the leaderboard.

Woods says he’ll return when his game is ready

PEBBLE BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods said Wednesday his game is “not acceptable” to compete in tournaments and he will return when he thinks it is. Hopeful of having injuries behind him, Woods made a horrific...


Spieth headlines Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The relationship between Jordan Spieth and AT&T would seem to make perfect sense.


Day wins Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO — Jason Day was playing to win and figured he lost. His chip from gnarly rough behind the 18th green at Torrey Pines came out hot, rolled out fast and tumbled off the front of the green toward the water. After a week of visualizing his hands on the trophy, his thoughts quickly changed to a more dire scenario.


Koepka took long road to tour title

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — For the longest time, Brooks Koepka was known primarily for the stamps in his passport. His peers knew better.


Mickelson struggles as Adams shoots 64

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round. Mickelson shot a 1-under 71 on...

Golf: Father, son sink back-to-back holes in one

Lance and Larry Roberts have a lot in common. First off, they share genes as father and son. They’re also both retired Dallas firefighters who happen to enjoy a good round of golf in their spare time.

Golf: Spurgin scores hole in one

Benny Spurgin recorded a hole in one Tuesday while playing at TWU.

Golf: Local golfer qualifies for Texas State Open

Denton’s Marco Scarola earned his spot in August’s Bright Realty Texas State Open.

Golf: Point of Charity tournament set

The 10th annual Point of Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday at Oakmont Country Club. The tournament benefits the Denton State Supported Living Center.

Boys golf: Argyle again finishes second

For the second straight year, Argyle and Andrews finished as the top two teams at the Class 3A boys state tournament.

Golf: Wildcats fade to sixth at state

The final round of the Class 4A state tournament didn’t go exactly as Guyer wanted, but its boys and girls teams left the University of Texas Golf Club in the gloaming Tuesday with the satisfaction of a successful season and a huge step forward for the program.

Men's golf: Young UNT team begins first C-USA tourney

Brad Stracke faced a pretty large rebuiding job at North Texas this season. One look at what has transpired on the Web.com Tour is evidence enough of just how big the task was.

Golf roundup: Eagles claim regional crown

POTTSBORO — The Argyle boys held off a late charge Tuesday from Texarkana Pleasant Grove to claim the Class 3A Region II championship and qualify for the UIL state tournament in Austin.

Golf roundup: Argyle boys lead at regional tournament

POTTSBORO — Argyle’s boys golf team will enter the second round of the Class 3A Region II tournament a few strokes ahead of everybody else.

Golf: Mean Green finish fifth at Lone Star Invitational

A trio of North Texas golfers put up red figures Tuesday in the final round of the Lone Star Invitational to power the Mean Green to a fifth-place finish. Cory Churchman, Juan Munoz and Gonzalo Rubio were under par as North Texas had the third-best score of the day at 5 under par.

Golf: UNT finishes 12th in Utah

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Eji Kwon and Chaslyn Chrismer fought through difficult conditions Tuesday to give North Texas its two lowest individual scores on the final day of the BYU at Entrada Classic. Kwon and Chrismer finished tied for 35th place after shooting scores of 78 and 79, respectively.

Golf: UNT struggles in windy conditions

ST. GEORGE, Utah – A difficult course and blustery conditions kept the scores high for North Texas and the entire field after the first day of the BYU at Entrada Classic.

Golf: UNT finishes ninth in Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Blustery conditions battered the field on the final day of the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational, but freshman Eji Kwon stood out for North Texas.

Men's golf: Even-par Cazaubon finishes tied for 32nd

MILTON, Ga. — One of the most decorated golfers in school history had his career at North Texas come to an end in the final round of the NCAA Division I tournament Thursday.

Men's golf: Cazaubon falls back to 37th

MILTON, Ga. — North Texas senior Rodolfo Cazaubon fell back in the second round of the NCAA Division I tournament Wednesday after shooting a 2-over-par 72.

Men's golf: UNT’s Cazaubon in eighth at national tourney

MILTON, Ga. — Playing on college golf’s biggest stage with a national title on the line, North Texas senior Rodolfo Cazaubon didn’t shrink from the challenge Tuesday.

Golf: UNT golf teams soon could have own facility

The North Texas golf programs are on the verge of having a place to call home for the first time in years.

North Texas golf: Cazaubon to play for national title

Rodolfo Cazaubon’s goal of reaching the NCAA Golf Championship is now a reality.

Golf: Mean Green struggle in NCAA regional play

The North Texas men’s golf team struggled in the second round of the NCAA Pullman (Wash.) Regional on Friday, shooting a 12-over 300 and falling into 12th place.

Boys golf: Argyle misses state title by one stroke

AUSTIN — With four holes remaining in the Class 3A state tournament Friday, Argyle and Andrews were tied for first place.

Boys golf: Eagles begin state tourney play today

ARGYLE — On two occasions over the next two days, Argyle senior Blake Lyle will step up to hole No. 8 at Austin’s Jimmy Clay Golf Course, the same hole that devoured his driver last spring in the state tournament.

Boys golf: Wildcats finish ninth at state

Kyle Hodges finished his high school career — not to mention a historic season for the Guyer golf team — on a high note Tuesday at the UIL Class 4A state tournament.

Boys golf: Building a history — Guyer set for first state tournament

As the lone senior on Guyer’s top boys golf team, Kyle Hodges has developed quite the reputation among his head coach and teammates. That was further solidified at the Class 4A Region I tournament in Abilene nearly two weeks ago when Hodges lined up a putt that would go down in Guyer golf history.

Golf: UNT wins Sun Belt

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — It was a gutsy effort, and for the first time in nearly 40 years, the North Texas men have won back-to-back conference championships.

Golf: Cazaubon takes lead at Sun Belt tourney

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — Powered by senior Rodolfo Cazaubon, No. 38 North Texas roared back in the second round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament, posting Tuesday’s second-lowest round at 1-under-par 287 to move into second place.

Golf: UNT tied for third at SBC tournament

North Texas’ bid for a second straight Sun Belt Conference title got off to a bit of a slow start as the 38th-ranked Mean Green is in a three-way tie for third place after Monday’s opening round in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Golf: Sun Belt tourney begins today

The North Texas men’s golf team will begin play in the three-round Sun Belt Conference tournament today at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Golf: Heal finishes 47th at regional

ABILENE — In the second round of the Class 4A Region I tournament at Diamondback Golf Club, Lindsey Heal posted a score of 100 on Thursday for a two-day total of 199.