Even with 1-stroke penalty, 14-year-old makes cut

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Guan Tianlang will surely remember his first trip to the Masters. Everyone else, too. Already in the history books as the youngest ever to play the Masters, the 14-year-old added to his legend Friday.…

Snedeker, Cabrera tied for lead at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The longest, strangest day at the Masters for Tiger Woods began with a text message from his agent Saturday morning to meet with Augusta National officials nearly six hours before his tee time. It…

Even with 1-stroke penalty, 14-year-old makes cut

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — History is one of Guan Tianlang’s favorite subjects in school. How fitting. Hours after the 14-year-old was the first player ever penalized for slow play at the Masters, he became the youngest player to…

5 things to watch Saturday at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The third round of the Masters begins Saturday and here are five things you should keep an eye on: ___ WILL KID KEEP FOCUS? Guan Tianlang had to sweat it out, but the 14-year-old…

Woods hits flag, winds up in water, still in mix

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods knew this day should’ve turned out so much better. He was cruising toward the end of the second round at the Masters on Friday, tied for a share of the lead and…

Even with 1-stroke penalty, 14-year-old makes cut

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — History is one of Guan Tianlang’s favorite subjects in school. How fitting. Hours after the 14-year-old was the first player ever penalized for slow play at the Masters, he became the youngest player to…

Day leads at Masters, 14-year-old makes cut

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 14-year-old from China isn’t going anywhere in a hurry. And this Masters is still a long way from taking shape. Despite being the first player at Augusta National to get hit with a…

A glance at Guan Tianlang

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A glance at Guan Tianlang, who is battling to make the cut in Friday’s second round of the Masters at the 7,435-yard, par-72 Augusta National Golf Club: WHO IS HE The 14-year-old from Guangzhou,…

Inbee Park takes 3-shot lead in Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Inbee Park’s 7-iron tee shot Saturday on the 168-yard 17th hole turned to left on a perfect line at the back-left pin, landed softly and rolled to 2½ feet for yet another birdie…

McIlroy pulls within 3 shots of lead at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s last-minute decision to play in the Texas Open is looking like a good call. The world’s No. 2 golfer, struggling with inconsistency this year following an offseason equipment change, put together one…

Lizette Salas playing it smart in Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Lizette Salas thought like a major champion late in the second round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Come Sunday, her wise decision Friday on Mission Hills’ par-5 closing hole might land her in…

McIlroy pulls within 3 shots of lead at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rory McIlroy didn’t anticipate an encounter with the native plant life when he signed up for the Texas Open. Despite just such a happening on Friday, the world’s No. 2 golfer matched the low…

Ewart Shadoff, Pettersen, Choi share lead

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Suzann Pettersen and Na Yeon Choi pushed each other to the top of the leaderboard in perfect morning conditions in the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Jodi Ewart Shadoff matched them late Thursday afternoon with…

Bettencourt, Tomasulo share Texas Open Lead

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Matt Bettencourt has spent the last year searching for answers to his severe asthma problem. The journeyman PGA golfer finally found that answer last week, in the form of the right combination of medication.…

Wozniacki opens with win at Family Circle

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An early exit at the Sony Open and a postponed humanitarian trip to Haiti left Caroline Wozniacki with a big hole in her schedule — something she was glad to fill with a trip…