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Phil Mickelson returns with scrambling 68 at La…

Phil Mickelson shot a scrambling 4-under 68 on Thursday in the CareerBuilder Challenge, leaving him four strokes back in his return from two sports hernia surgeries

Cabrera Bello leads in Abu Dhabi midway through 2nd round

Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied his final three holes to shoot a 6-under 66 Friday and take a two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Phil Mickelson laments Chargers' move to LA

If more people in San Diego shared his passion for the Chargers, Phil Mickelson figures the NFL team wouldn't have bolted for Los Angeles

Needing a part-time caddie, Westwood calls on familiar face

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

Henrik Stenson chipped in from 30 yards and had seven more birdies Thursday to open the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with an 8-under 64 in his first competitive round of 2017

Phil Mickelson set to return at CareerBuilder Challenge

Phil Mickelson is set to play the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected

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Soundtrack to golf: Music played on range at Abu Dhabi event

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

Europe will have four captain's picks in its team for the 2018 Ryder Cup as part of a revamp of the qualifying system in the wake of the heavy loss to the United States at Hazeltine last year

Chile amateur goes from no big victories to Masters

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

Fowler returns to Abu Dhabi seeking upturn in form

Defending champion Fowler returns to Abu Dhabi seeking upturn in form

Big wins for Justin Thomas, proud moments for his father

Justin Thomas is a 3rd-generation golfer who learned to love the game on his own