Needing a part-time caddie, Westwood calls on familiar face
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Lee Westwood needed someone to carry his bag for him at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week when his long-time caddie dropped out following the death of his father....

No practice, no problem: Stenson leads in Abu Dhabi with 64
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Henrik Stenson had just chipped in from 30 yards for a fourth birdie in his first five holes of 2017 when he turned to his caddie and delivered another example of his renowned dry humor....

Phil Mickelson set to return at CareerBuilder Challenge
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) -- Phil Mickelson is set to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected....

Soundtrack to golf: Music played on range at Abu Dhabi event
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Looking relaxed in his black shorts and ankle-length socks, Thongchai Jaidee took aim at the range and hit a shot into the cloudless sky to the backdrop of "The Zephyr Song" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers....

Europe announces changes to Ryder Cup qualifying system

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Europe's team for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France will have an extra captain's pick and is set to contain more in-form players following a revamp of the qualifying system in the wake of a big loss to the United States last year....

Chile amateur goes from no big victories to Masters

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HONOLULU (AP) -- Toto Gana hit what he described as the "best shot I've hit in my whole life," a wedge to 3 feet for a birdie to win the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a trip to the Masters in April....