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Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring.

Being back at Riviera changed his outlook and made him a winner again.

Watson stayed in the game with three key putts early on the back nine, then fulfilled a playful pledge he forgot he even made on the par-3 14th by holing a bunker shot for birdie that allowed him to seize control Sunday in the Genesis Open. He never gave anyone a chance the rest of the way, closing with a 2-under 69 for a two-shot victory over Tony Finau and Kevin Na.

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Dutchman Luiten wins inaugural Oman Open

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) Joost Luiten of the Netherlands won the inaugural Oman Open on Sunday to break a title drought of nearly 17 months.

The 32-year-old Dutchman shot a 4-under 68 to finish on 16-under 272, two shots ahead of his friend, England's Chris Wood (69). Read More...

Watson again trending in right direction

LOS ANGELES (AP) Bubba Watson says he was contemplating retirement.

The two-time Masters champion had gone two years without winning. He fell out of the top 100 in the world ranking for the first time in 10 years. He was losing power and losing confidence, and didn't matter which color golf ball he was using. Worst of all, he was losing weight from an illness he still doesn't want to talk about. Read More...

Durant rallies late to win Chubb Classic

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Joe Durant birdied the final two holes - and got some help from Steve Stricker - to win the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic.

Durant shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a four-stroke victory over Stricker, David Toms, Lee Janzen, Billy Mayfair and Tim Petrovic. Read More...

Jin Young Ko completes Aussie Open win

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) South Korea's Jin Young Ko shot a 3-under par 69 Sunday to clinch a 3-shot, start-to-finish win the Women's Australian Open.

Playing in her first tournament as a full LPGA member, Ko shot 65, 69, 71, 69 to lead after all four rounds and to finish with a total of 274, 14-under par at the Kooyonga Golf Club. She is the first player to win her first tournament as an LPGA member in the tour's 67-year history. Read More...

Watson plays hoops game after Riviera

LOS ANGELES (AP) Quavo is known for dropping beats and delivering rhymes as one-third of Atlanta's hip-hop trio Migos.

He can also make buckets on the basketball court. Read More...

Woods to play Honda Classic

LOS ANGELES (AP) Tiger Woods is playing the Honda Classic, this third PGA Tour start as he tries to build up his game for the Masters.

It will be the first time since 2014 that Woods plays at PGA National, about a 20-minute drive from his home in South Florida. He withdrew from the final round that year with back spasms, played the following week at Doral and then had the first of four back surgeries a few weeks later. Read More...