Spieth went through an entire year without a trophy for the first time as a pro.
The PGA Tour has pulled the plug on a new tournament hosted by Stephen Curry because of negotiations with a potential title sponsor and changes to the golf course.
The source of his tears at the Ryder Cup in France can be traced to a piece of shrapnel Watson had removed from his father when he died.
Part of Ian Poulter's punishment for violating a PGA Tour policy is spending two weeks in Hawaii to start the new year.
"My life is here," McIlroy said. "I have an American wife. I live in America. Honestly, I enjoy it here more. The way of life is easier."
Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, led the South African Open by a shot after a 9-under 62 in the first round.
U.S. captain Tiger Woods will have discussions with golf officials in Melbourne on how to best prepare his team for the 2019 Presidents Cup.
Nothing could top one win that offered no money, no world ranking points or even a trophy to call his own: beating Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup.
Jon Rahm turned a potential shootout into a Bahamas breeze, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-shot victory in the Hero World Challenge.
Tony Finau shot a 5-under 67 that gave him a share of the lead with Henrik Stenson and Jon Rahm at the Hero World Challenge.