PHOENIX OPEN

  • Brooks Koepka rallies to win Phoenix Open for maiden PGA Tour title February 2, 2015

    Scottsdale: Brooks Koepka has lost track of the miles flown, the oceans crossed and the stamps in his passport as he toiled in remote corners of the golfing world for more than two years to prepare himself for moments like on Sunday at the Phoenix Open. The most significant journey turned...
  • Martin Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump. It certainly wasn't the most exciting moment on golf's most raucous hole. That belonged to Francesco Molinari, who made the first hole-in-one at the 16th on...
  • Martin Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: For all his birdies, Martin Laird kept in control with two big pars at the Phoenix Open on Saturday. Laird made 10-footers for par on the 16th and 18th holes and had a 3-under 68, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final round over a new pair of...
  • Tiger Woods plunges into last place in Phoenix January 31, 2015

    Tiger Woods plunged into last place after a disastrous eight-over-par 44 over his first nine holes in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday. Playing in only his second tournament in five months after enduring back problems for much of last year, the former world number one...
  • Golf: Phil Mickelson rallies to shoot 69 in Phoenix Open January 30, 2015

    Arizona: Phil Mickelson played the final 11 holes in 5 under to salvage a 2-under 69 on Thursday in the first round of the Phoenix Open. The three-time champion bogeyed his first hole - the par-4 10th - after driving left into a hospitality tent. He had a double bogey on...
  • Tiger Woods struggles as Keegan Bradley in early control January 30, 2015

    Arizona: While Tiger Woods struggled in his first PGA Tour start of the season, Keegan Bradley birdied four of his last eight holes to seize an early one-shot lead at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Thursday. Bradley, who recently switched back from a long to a short putter, produced a...
  • Kevin Stadler wins maiden title in Phoenix by one shot February 3, 2014

    Burly American Kevin Stadler overhauled playing partner Bubba Watson, then survived a mix of the good, bad and ugly after the turn to win his first PGA Tour title by one shot at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday. Two strokes behind the pacesetting Watson overnight, Stadler birdied his...
  • Bubba Watson leads Phoenix Open February 2, 2014

    Arizona: A desert animal saved leader Bubba Watson at least a stroke in the Phoenix Open on Saturday. The estimated 189,722 fans had a lot to see on a sunny, cool day at TPC Scottsdale. Watson's drive on the par5 13th went into a desert bush and settled next to...
  • Jones and Watson share lead in Phoenix Open golf February 1, 2014

    Australian journeyman Matt Jones, bidding for his first PGA Tour title, made the most of his local knowledge to charge into a twoway tie for the lead in Friday's second round of the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale resident Jones, who attended Arizona State University and is a club member...
  • Phil Mickelson's back better than game in Phoenix Open January 31, 2014

    Scottsdale: From the moment Phil Mickelson set foot at TPC Scottsdale early Thursday morning, it was clear that the back pain that sidelined him last weekend was gone. It also was quickly evident that his game was a little off. "My back is fine. My game was a little rusty," Mickelson...
  • Mickelson wins Phoenix Open by four shots February 4, 2013

    Arizona: Phil Mickelson held off a lastday charge by fellow American and playing partner Brandt Snedeker to end a week of scintillating golf with a fourshot triumph at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday. Lefthander Mickelson birdied three of the last six holes to close with a fourunderpar 67...
  • Mickelson surges six ahead in Phoenix February 3, 2013

    Phil Mickelson continued his redhot form as he stormed home with five birdies in his last six holes to stretch his lead to a commanding six shots after the third round of the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday. Four ahead of the chasing pack overnight, Mickelson fired a sizzling...
  • Sizzling Mickelson stays four ahead in Phoenix February 2, 2013

    Phil Mickelson maintained a fourshot lead with another redhot display at the Phoenix Open on Friday despite doublebogeying the final hole of his second round with a PGA Tour record in his sights. Needing a four at the 18th to establish a 36hole low on the US circuit, Mickelson surprisingly stumbled...
  • Phil Mickelson shoots 60 at Phoenix Open February 1, 2013

    Scottsdale: Phil Mickelson thought his 25footer for a 59 was going in. So did caddie Jim Mackay, playing partners Jason Dufner and Rickie Fowler, and the fans packed around the ninth green at TPC Scottsdale. Lefty even pointed his putter at the cup and started walking toward the hole, ready...
  • Mickelson's bid for 59 falls agonisingly short February 1, 2013

    Los Angeles: Phil Mickelson came up agonisingly short in a spectacular bid to become the sixth player to dip under 60 on the PGA Tour when his birdie putt for a magical 59 horseshoed out at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Thursday. Having lined up a 25footer at...