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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Luke List plays his tee shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa on February 24, 2018 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Luke List leads Honda Classic by 1 shot

Tiger Woods broke 70 on the PGA Tour for the first time in nine rounds since his return from another back surgery.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Tiger Woods reacts to birdie putt on the 11th hole during the second round of The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa on February 23, 2018 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Tiger Woods four shots back on crowded Honda Classic leaderboard

Luke List and Jamie Lovemark share the lead after a windy and high-scoring second round.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Tiger Woods reacts after a putt on the fifth green during the first round of the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa on February 22, 2018 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Tiger Woods opens with even-par 70 at Honda Classic

Alex Noren and Webb Simpson shared the lead at 4-under-par 66.

Bubba Watson fist pumps after making a putt to save par on the 13th hole during the final round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

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Bubba Watson breaks drought with win at Riviera

He closed with a 2-under 69 for a two-shot victory in the Genesis Open at Los Angeles for his first title since 2016.

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Bubba Watson plays his shot from the second tee during the third round of the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on February 17, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Bubba Watson trades jump shots for putts — and third-round lead at Riviera

Watson started with a tap-in eagle and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead over Patrick Cantlay

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 16th tee during the second round of the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on February 16, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Tiger Woods misses cut at Riviera

Woods was at 6-over 148, one shot worse than his PGA Tour debut as a 16-year-old at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Tiger Woods plays his shot from the fourth tee during the first round of the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on February 15, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Tiger Woods makes return to Riviera

Woods shot a 1-over-par 72 in the first round of the Genesis Open, while hometown hero Patrick Cantlay shot a 66.

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Bill Haas watches his ball from the third tee box during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz. Haas has been released from hospital after being a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, police in Los Angeles have said. The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood at 6.31pm on Tuesday evening , Feb. 13, 2018, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A car that the LAPD said belonged to the actor Luke Wilson was hit by the Ferrari just before the crash. (Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via AP, File)/The Arizona Republic via AP)

SPORTS LOG

Golfer Bill Haas escapes serious injury in fatal accident

The driver of the Ferrari in which Haas was a passenger was killed in the rollover crash.

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Ted Potter Jr. plays his shot from the third tee during the Final Round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 11, 2018 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ted Potter is king of Pebble Beach

He outplayed world No. 1 Dustin Johnson for his first victory since a broken ankle in 2014 nearly ended his career.

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Ted Potter Jr. plays his shot from the eighth tee during Round Three of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Monterey Peninsula Country Club on February 10, 2018 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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Ted Potter Jr. flirts with 59, grabs share of Pebble Beach lead

He finishes par-bogey-bogey for a 62 and a tie with Dustin Johnson heading into the final round

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Beau Hossler plays his shot from the third tee during Round Two of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Spyglass Hill Golf Course on February 9, 2018 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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Dustin Johnson, Beau Hossler tied for lead at Pebble Beach

Johnson, the world’s No. 1 player, opened with three straight birdies on the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula

Rory McIlroy, right, of Northern Ireland, talks with his father Gerry McIlroy, left, while waiting to putt on the second green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Rory McIlroy in fine form during spectacular day at Pebble Beach

McIlroy shot 68, three shots behind leaders Kevin Streelman and Beau Hossler.

After winning a one-hole playoff, Gary Woodland, right, shakes hands with Chez Reavie, left, on the 18th green during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Gary Woodland wins Phoenix Open in a playoff

He parred the first hole of the playoff to beat Chez Reavie.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: Rickie Fowler lines up a putt on the fifth hole during the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 3, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

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Rickie Fowler takes lead at Phoenix Open

He birdied the last three holes in the third round in front of the largest crowd in golf history.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Bill Haas watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 1, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

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Bill Haas takes lead at Phoenix Open

He played a five-hole stretch in 5 under and shot a 7-under-par 64 to take a two-shot lead in Scottsdale, Ariz.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 29: Jason Day of Australia shakes hands with Alex Noren of Sweden on the sixth playoff on the 18th green after winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 29, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Jason Day wins Farmers on sixth playoff hole

He beat Alex Noren in front of empty grandstands because of the rare Monday finish.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 28: Tiger Woods reacts after playing his shot from the 11th tee during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 28, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

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Jason Day, Alex Noren head to Monday playoff in Farmers

Darkness ended their playoff after five holes; Tiger Woods finished tied for 23rd.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 27: Tiger Woods walks down the fairway on the 14th hole during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 27, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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Third-round 70 lands Tiger Woods in middle of the pack

Alex Noren holds a one-shot lead over Ryan Palmer at the Farmers Insurance Open.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 26: Tiger Woods plays his shot from the 13th tee during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines North on January 26, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Tiger Woods finishes strong to make cut on the number

He shot a 1-under 71 to advance to the weekend at the Farmers Insurance Open.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 25: Tiger Woods acknowledges the crowd after a putt on the fourth green during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on January 25, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Tiger Woods’s return to PGA Tour both good and ugly

He shot an even-par 72 in a round mixed with spectacular play and mistakes at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.

Jon Rahm, right, celebrates with his caddie Adam Hayes after winning the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament on the Stadium Course at PGA West, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Jon Rahm up to Challenge of four overtime holes

With his fourth win in a year, the 23-year-old Rahm will jump from third to second in the world rankings.

Austin Cook watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament at La Quinta Country Club Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Austin Cook leads CareerBuilder by one shot

He played a six-hole stretch in 6 under and shot an 8-under-par 64 in the third round.

HONOLULU, HI - JANUARY 13: Tom Hoge of the United States plays his shot from the fifth tee during round three of the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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On wild day at Waialae CC, Tom Hoge was focused on Sony Open lead

Unfazed by Saturday’s false missile threat, 28-year-old from North Dakota made two late birdies for a 6-under 64 and a one-shot lead.

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Rory McIlroy watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. McIlroy says he has a heart ailment that will have to be monitored regularly but is not expected to affect his play. McIlroy said that he has a thickening of the left ventricle. He says doctors told him it was caused by a viral infection he suffered in China 18 months ago. He says he’ll get an electrocardiogram every six months and an MRI once per year. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

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Rory McIlroy reveals heart ailment

McIlroy said doctors told him it was caused by a viral infection he suffered in China 18 months ago.

Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the 10th tee during the final round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Dustin Johnson dominates field at PGA’s Tournament of Champions

In a field that featured the top five players in the world, Johnson’s eight-shot margin of victory was his largest ever.

Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the 13th tee during the third round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Golf

Dustin Johnson takes lead at Kapalua

World’s No. 1 player shot a 7-under 66 to take two-shot lead into the final round of Sentry Tournament of Champions.

Boston, MA - 12/16/2017 - (overtime period) New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) provided the screen on the game winning overtime goal by New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello (36), not pictured.The Boston Bruins host the New York Rangers at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Fluto Shinzawa, Topic: 17Rangers-Bruins, LOID: 8.4.376523049.

SPORTS LOG

Rangers’ Chris Kreider to undergo surgery

The former Boston College star will have a section of the first rib under his collarbone removed and will be sidelined indefinitely.

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts after hitting out of the rough on the ninth hole of the North Course during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Woods announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that he is playing twice in California over the next six week as he begins another comeback on the PGA Tour from back surgery. He will play the Farmers Insurance Open on Jan. 25 at Torrey Pines, and the Genesis Open at Riviera in Los Angeles that starts on Feb. 15. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Tiger Woods to play a pair of West Coast events

In his latest comeback, Woods announced that he will play PGA Tour dates at Torrey Pines and Riviera.

Notable sports deaths of 2017

A look back at some of those from the world of sports whom we lost this year.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - DECEMBER 03: Tiger Woods of the United States walks off the 18th hole during the final round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on December 3, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Golf | Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods pleased with ninth-place tie in Bahamas

Rickie Fowler (11-under 61) ran away in final round at the Hero World Challenge.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - DECEMBER 02: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot from a bunker on the fifth hole during the third round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on December 2, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods falls 10 shots behind

Woods had a disastrous third round, but Charley Hoffman shot his way to a five-stroke lead in the Hero World Challenge.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - DECEMBER 01: Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to a missed putt on the 12th green during the second round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on December 1, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods shoots 4 under and is five off the lead

Woods briefly had the lead in the short-field Hero World Challenge as he continued his strong comeback.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - NOVEMBER 30: Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to his birdie on the eighth green during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on November 30, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods shoots 3 under in his return to competitive golf

Woods had five birdies in the first round of the Hero World Challenge, an unofficial event with a field of 18 players.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - NOVEMBER 29: Tiger Woods of the United States waves during the pro-am prior to the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas on November 29, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Intrigue — and hype — surround Tiger Woods’s latest comeback

Woods will tee it up in the Hero Challenge in a return from his fourth back surgery, which was in April.

NAPLES, FL - NOVEMBER 16: Sung Hyun Park of Korea plays a shot on the second hole during round one of the CME Group Tour Championship at the Tiburon Golf Club on November 16, 2017 in Naples, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

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Sung Hyun Park one shot back at CME Group Tour Championship

The LPGA rookie took a big first step toward sweeping all the season awards with a 5-under 67 .

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 04: Beau Hossler hits his tee shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open at the TPC Summerlin on November 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

SPORTS LOG

Two-way tie atop PGA’s Shriners event

Beau Hossler and J.J. Spaun enter the final round three strokes up at 9-under 204.

SHANGHAI, CHINA - OCTOBER 28: Dustin Johnson of the United States watches his shot from the 16th tee as Brooks Koepka of the United States and Justin Rose of England look on during the third round of the WGC - HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club on October 28, 2017 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

GOLF ROUNDUP

Johnson takes command at HSBC Champions

The world’s No. 1 player has built a six-shot lead heading into final-round play on Sunday.

SHANGHAI, CHINA - OCTOBER 27: Dustin Johnson of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the WGC - HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club on October 27, 2017 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

SPORTS LOG

Dustin Johnson has one-stroke lead in Shanghai

The world’s No. 1 golfer has a slim lead over Brooks Koepka heading into the third round of the HSBC Champions.

Golfer Tiger Woods arrives at the Palm Beach County courthouse, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Woods has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and agreed to enter a diversion program to settle a charge of driving under the influence. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving

Woods was placed on a year’s probation and must complete a diversion program.

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Woods is expected to enter Wednesday, Oct. 25, is one of several across the U.S. aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders and backlogs of court cases. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Sports Log

Tiger Woods to plead guilty to a lesser charge

Reckless driving will be Woods’s plea, who was arrested May 29.

President Trump has been known to hit the links.

How will President Trump start his Asia tour? With a round of golf

Trump will start his first trip to Asia as president in somewhat predictable fashion.

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker pauses in the dugout before a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park in Washington. The Nationals announced Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, that Baker won't be back next season. Baker led the Nationals to the NL East title in each of his two years with the club. But Washington lost its NL Division Series both times. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

SPORTS LOG

Nationals send Dusty Baker packing

After another postseason disappointment, Washington GM Mike Rizzo fired the manager after two years.

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

Brotherly competition boosts Frodigh, Carey

Dan Frodigh of Westweood High and David Carey of Xaverian Brothers come from golfing clans but are determined to make names for themselves.

JERSEY CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 30: Captain's assistant Tiger Woods of the U.S. Team, Erica Herman and Captain's assistant Davis Love III of the U.S. Team look on during Saturday four-ball matches of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club on September 30, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

SPORTS LOG

Tiger Woods cleared to resume full golf activities

14-time major champion has not played since February.

SYRACUSE, NY - OCTOBER 13: Dontae Strickland #4 of the Syracuse Orange dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the first quarter against the Clemson Tigers at the Carrier Dome on October 13, 2017 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

SPORTS LOG

Syracuse shocks second-ranked Clemson

Eric Dungey passed for 278 yards and three TDs as the Orange sent the Tigers home with their first loss.

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

Semons leads St. John’s golfers one shot at a time

After the departure of many talented golfers, Drew Semons has led a changing cast at St. John’s Prep to an unexpected 9-2 start.

US Mid-Amateur Championship

Brockton’s Matt Parziale wins US Mid-Amateur Championship

The 30-year-old firefighter qualified for the US Open and the Masters.

CAMPUS ANGLE

Kole Kelly blossoming as golfer at Trinity

The Belmont High product takes pride in his accomplishments after years working on public courses.

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

For Lincoln-Sudbury golfers, this success was unexpected

Years of winning golf did not prepare Lincoln-Sudbury golf coach Jon Murch for winning this year.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Newton’s Chris Bornhorst helped Babson College’s golfers to the New England Collegiate Conference title Oct. 1.