Jones came through in the clutch down the stretch as he drained a long birdie putt on the 72nd hole to force the playoff before chipping in from the right rough for birdie on the first extra hole. He then watched as Kuchar's shot from out of the sand missed, giving the title to Jones.
Jimmy Walker cruised to a 4-shot victory over Jordan Spieth at the Valero Texas Open on Sunday and that saw Walker break into the top-10 and up to No. 10 in the world rankings.
Tommy Cocha closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday and he hung on to win the Mazatlan Open.
FACTS AND STATS: Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1967-69), Roger Rulewich (2002-03). Year Opened: 1969. Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Slope: 137. Rating: 74.7. Par: 72. Yardage: 7,005.
The 54-hole leaders at the last nine PGA Tour events have come in all shapes and sizes, from former major champions to tour rookies.
Bowditch, who held a 3-shot lead headed into the final round, did not make it easy on himself all day. Still, Bowditch had a 2-shot lead going into the final hole and he was able to make bogey and win by a shot. Bowditch finished the week at 8-under-par 280. He has not won since.
Matt Every outlasted Henrik Stenson to successfully defend his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday and that victory propelled him up to No. 40 in the world rankings.
Diego Velasquez fired a 6-under 65 on Sunday and rolled to a 6-stroke win at the Colombia Open.
Masters champion Bubba Watson has withdrawn from this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational due to the death of a childhood friend, the PGA Tour said Wednesday.
Bradley just missed a birdie putt on the final hole, which would have forced a playoff. Bradley was looking to make it three straight birdies to end his round after making gains on 16 and 17. He carded an even-par 72 and finished runner-up.
Jordan Spieth has won two PGA Tour events, both of which came after he reigned in his fiery side and let the ice water flow throw his veins.
Jordan Spieth drained a 28-foot putt on the third playoff hole to win a wild Valspar Championship over Patrick Reed and Sean O'Hair on Sunday, which propelled Spieth up to a career-best sixth in the world rankings.
Tiger Woods announced on his website Friday that he will not play at next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational, a tournament he has won eight times.
The PGA of America announced on Tuesday that the 33rd PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be hosted by Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles this year.
Third-round leader Robert Garrigus struggled to a 4-over 75 in the final round to drop into a share of fourth place. Garrigus never recovered from a double- bogey at the sixth.
Dustin Johnson claimed his first win after a six-month leave of absence from the tour, and that helped him return to the top-10 in the world rankings.
Coming back from his six-month leave of absence, Dustin Johnson's outlook for 2015 seemed cloudy to the prognosticators, but not to him.
The 2018 BMW Championship will be played at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.
United States captain Jay Haas named Davis Love III as one of his captain's assistants for the 2015 Presidents Cup, it was announced on Wednesday.
The golf game is a fickle one and the golf swing is the same. Like fingerprints, no two players have the same swing.
The International Federation of PGA Tours announced on Tuesday that the World Golf Championships-Match Play event will be moved to Austin, Texas, in 2016.
Dan Olsen, a onetime PGA Tour member, stated in a radio interview on Friday that Tiger Woods is serving a one-month suspension and is not injured. Olsen backtracked on that statement on Monday.
Padraig Harrington picked up a playoff victory over Daniel Berger on Monday at the PGA Tour's Honda Classic and that helped the Irishman soar up the world rankings.
Patrick Reed dropped four strokes in a three-hole span on the back nine at PGA National on Monday to cost himself the win, or at least a spot in the playoff at the Honda Classic.
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced Wednesday morning that the 2021 Presidents Cup was awarded to the Quail Hollow Club.
Davis Love III has been named the United States captain for the 2016 Ryder Cup after more than a week of speculation.
McIlroy was looking to go wire-to-wire for the win as he held the outright lead after each of the first three rounds, but he struggled to a 4-over 74 on the final day. McIlroy missed an 11-foot eagle putt for the win on the 72nd hole and he settled for birdie and a spot in the playoff.
James Hahn birdied the second and third playoff holes to defeat Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson and win the Northern Trust Open, but the bigger story was who didn't win the title.
James Hahn outlasted Dustin Johnson and Paul Casey in a playoff to win the Northern Trust Open on Sunday, moving him up to No. 86 in the world rankings, while Johnson vaulted six spots to No. 15 this week.
Tiger Woods will continue his break after it was confirmed that he will not play next week's Honda Classic.
Davis Love III will apparently have another chance as Ryder Cup captain for the United States.
Brandt Snedeker picked up his seventh PGA Tour win on Sunday and that helped him jump to 31st in the world rankings.
William McGirt led by two entering the final round last year, but stumbled to a 2-over 73 to slide into sixth place.
Honolulu police have made an arrest in relation to Robert Allenby's stolen credits cards, according to the Honolulu Star Advertiser.
Tiger Woods says his game is not "tournament-ready" and he will not play again until it is.
Jason Day has been teetering on the edge of greatness for a few years now. He took another step in the direction on Sunday.
Walker carded a final-round, 2-over 74 at this event last year, but he was able to hang on and win by one shot at 11-under-par 276.
Jason Day defeated J.B. Holmes, Harris English and 2014 champion Scott Stallings in a playoff to win the Farmers Insurance Open Sunday, and that victory helped vault Day into the No. 4 spot in the world rankings.
World Golf Hall of Fame member Billy Casper died Saturday at the age of 83.
Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open after 11 holes on Thursday because of a back injury.
World Golf Hall of Fame member and golf pioneer Charlie Sifford passed away at the age of 92.
However, Woods is coming off a last place finish in Phoenix, so it is hard to say what we will see out of the 14-time major champion this week. Last year, Woods stumbled to a 79 in the third round and missed the secondary cut in his title defense.
Brooks Koepka rallied to win for the first time on the PGA Tour on Sunday, and that victory helped him enter the top 20 in the world rankings.
Tiger Woods struggled to his worst round as a professional at the Phoenix Open on Friday.
FACTS AND STATS: Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones Jr. (1991, 2011). Year Opened: 1991. Location: Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii. Slope: 128. Rating: 74.5. Par: 72. Yardage: 7,123.
Bill Haas has consistently won on the PGA Tour with six titles over the last six years, with two wins in the 2010 season.
The par-3 16th is far and away the most raucous hole in golf, and it was never louder than when Woods aced the hole in 1997. Woods raised the roof as beers and debris showered down on the tee box.
Bill Haas won the Humana Challenge for a second time on Sunday and that helped him return to the top-25 in the world rankings.
(SportsNetwork.com) - Peter Oosterhuis announced his retirement from broadcasting on Friday after 20 years as a golf analyst for CBS Sports and Golf Channel.
Days after being beaten and robbed, Robert Allenby announced on Tuesday that he has withdrawn from this week's Humana Challenge.