Skin cancer prevention on Joel Dahmen's bucket list

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SAN DIEGO -- It's easy to be anonymous when Tiger Woods is your playing partner.

Joel Dahmen found himself in such a situation two years ago when he was paired with Woods in the third round of the Quicken Loans National.

So how is it that Dahmen went viral that day on social media?

It was a bucket hat, of all things.

"It was like 'who's this...Read more

Tiger Woods shares Torrey Pines spotlight with San Diego Police officer

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SAN DIEGO -- For 18 years, San Diego Police Officer Debbie Ganley has had inside-the-ropes access at the Farmers Insurance Open, spending much of her time managing the craziness that surrounds Tiger Woods.

On Wednesday, Ganley was part of the show.

When Woods reached the 18th tee at Torrey Pines South during his pro-am round, Ganley -- in full...Read more

Woods downplays quest for win No. 83, but everyone else is buzzing about it

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SAN DIEGO -- Farmers Insurance Open CEO Marty Gorsich has to think about it, even if Tiger Woods chooses not to.

If Woods were to get into serious contention this weekend and have a shot to become the all-time wins leader on the PGA Tour, Gorsich's world would be turned upside down.

Consider, Gorsich says, the powerful people and celebrities ...Read more

Ugly c-word likely to follow Patrick Reed all the way to Masters

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There are few words in the golfing vernacular more loathsome than "cheater." Although "shank," "snowman," "fore" and "looks like drinks are on you" come close.

Other sports, of course, deal with scofflaws seeking unfair advantage. Baseball has its sign-stealers. Football has its Patriots. The Olympics has its Russians. In many corners, these ...Read more

Tiger Woods commits to Farmers Open seeking new ways to define his career

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SAN DIEGO -- The anticipation has never waned for Tiger Woods' first competitive start of the PGA Tour season.

It was considerable last year in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines when Woods was coming off a stirring victory in the 2018 Tour Championship.

It will be no less exciting in two weeks, when Woods returns to San Diego's ...Read more

Top-ranked Brooks Koepka commits to play Honda Classic

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- West Palm Beach native and top-ranked Brooks Koepka has committed to play in the Honda Classic, which runs Feb. 27-March 1 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens.

Koepka holds the No. 1 spot in the world player rankings, ahead of Ireland's Rory McIlroy and Spain's Jon Rahm.

Last season, the Cardinal ...Read more