Golf

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

Willett struggling to rediscover game before Masters defense

Danny Willett has 2½ months to rediscover his game before making a pressure-filled return to Augusta National as the defending Masters champion

Kaymer takes familiar position as leader in Abu Dhabi

New year, same old story for Martin Kaymer at 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 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

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 big loss to the United States at Hazeltine last year