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  1. Gene Littler, Golfer With a Gorgeous Swing, Dies at 88 Obituaries, February 16

    Littler won 29 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including the United States Open in 1961. His smooth swing was the envy of fellow golfers and sportswriters.

  2. Gene Littler, Golfer With a Gorgeous Swing, Dies at 88 Obituaries, February 16

    Littler won 29 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including the United States Open in 1961. He was unassuming in an era dominated by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.

  3. Justin Thomas Has One-Shot Lead and Busy Day Ahead at Genesis Open Sports, February 16

    Thomas made eagle on the first of only two holes he finished in the third round of the rain-delayed event to lead Adam Scott. Tiger Woods made the cut by a shot.

  4. A Chastened Matt Kuchar Tries to Get Back Into the Fairway Sports, February 16

    “Listen, I was stubborn,’’ he said on Saturday. one day after making amends with a caddie he initially shortchanged after winning a tournament.

  5. On Second Thought, Matt Kuchar Will Give His Caddie a Lot More Money Sports, February 15

    The caddie, David Giral Ortiz, initially received $5,000 when Kuchar won $1.296 million at the Mayakoba Classic in November. A typical caddie fee would have been about $130,000, or 10 percent of the winnings.

  6. Golf’s New Rules: Few Players Know Them, Fewer Understand Them Sports, February 12

    Players worry that the weeks-old changes are confusing and open to interpretation, and not speeding, simplifying or growing the game.

  7. Phil Mickelson Wins at Pebble Beach and Hopes It’s Just a Prequel Sports, February 11

    Mickelson charged back to win the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the same course that will play host to the U.S. Open this year — the only major title he hasn’t won.

  8. Rain, Hail and Darkness Keep Phil Mickelson on Verge of Pebble Beach Win Sports, February 10

    Mickelson was leading by three with two holes remaining when the final round was suspended until Monday.

  9. Paul Casey Leads Phil Mickelson by 3 at Pebble Beach Pro-Am Sports, February 9

    Casey closed strong in the third round amid a mix of rain, sun and wind. Jordan Spieth ran into a rough stretch and fell off the pace.

  10. Phil Mickelson Shares Lead After Suspended 2nd Round at Pebble Beach Pro-Am Sports, February 8

    Mickelson, seeking his fifth win at the tournament, shot four under par to end the soggy second day in a five-way tie.

  11. Choi Ho-sung and His Bizarre Swing Arrive on the PGA Tour Sports, February 8

    Choi, 45, has become a bit of a YouTube star for his unorthodox tee routine. On Thursday, he made his debut in the United States at Pebble Beach.

  12. Phil Mickelson Hits Every Fairway in First Round of Pebble Beach Pro-Am Sports, February 7

    Mickelson shot a six-under-par 65 and trailed the leaders, Brian Gay and Scott Langley, by a stroke.

  13. Alice Dye, Innovative Golf Course Designer, Is Dead at 91 Obituaries, February 6

    A promoter of the women’s game as well, she and her husband, Pete Dye, were a team, creating some of the most admired golf courses in the world.

  14. This Time, Rickie Fowler Doesn’t Let Phoenix Open Title Elude Him Sports, February 3

    Fowler lost the lead in the final round at the event for the third time in four years, but he overcame a triple bogey to win by two shots over Branden Grace.

  15. Rickie Fowler Leads by 4 Shots at the Vexing Phoenix Open Sports, February 2

    Fowler led after 54 holes last year, then fell apart, and he lost in a playoff in 2016. Also on Saturday, the PGA Tour rescinded a two-stroke penalty against Denny McCarthy.

  16. Rickie Fowler Leads the Phoenix Open by One Stroke Sports, February 1

    Fowler closed with four straight birdies for a six-under-par 65 to take a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas into the weekend.

  17. Life Lessons From Jarrod and Briony Lyle World, January 31

    This week’s Australia Letter hands over the reins to the sportswriter Karen Crouse for a story of golf, love and Aussie resilience.

  18. Justin Rose Tightens Grip on No. 1 Ranking With Win at Torrey Pines Sports, January 27

    A shaky start on Sunday never cost him the lead as he held off a run by his friend Adam Scott to win the Farmers Insurance Open.

  19. Trump National Golf Club in N.Y. Fires Undocumented Workers, Lawyer Says U.S., January 26

    About a dozen employees — housekeepers, landscapers and a head chef — were fired this month because they were in the country illegally, according to their lawyer.

  20. With a 3-Stroke Lead at Torrey Pines, Justin Rose Shows Why He’s No. 1 Sports, January 26

    Despite two double bogeys and a closing bogey, Rose kept a three-shot lead at the Farmers Insurance Open. He leads Adam Scott, who shot 65; Jon Rahm is third, four back.

  21. Tiger Woods Survives, if Not Thrives, at the Farmers Insurance Open Sports, January 25

    Woods overcame a double bogey midway through his second round to make the cut by a shot, but he is 11 strokes behind the leader, Justin Rose.

  22. Tiger Woods Opens Season With High Expectations and a Solid Start Sports, January 24

    A year after his comeback began, Woods is back at Torrey Pines for the Farmers Insurance Open. He will need to improve on his two-under 70 to get into the mix.

  23. Adam Long Wins Desert Classic, Denying Phil Mickelson Sports, January 20

    Long, in his sixth PGA Tour event after kicking around golf’s lesser tours for years, made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole to prevail.

  24. Eun-Hee Ji Heats Up on Chilly Day to Win Tournament of Champions Sports, January 20

    Ji was almost mistake free in beating Mirim Lee by two shots in the L.P.G.A.’s season-opening event. Lydia Ko, who shared the third-round lead, was not nearly as steady.