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Augusta's Charles Howell has strong record at Sony Open

...against his former management company, scheduled for February, is also a defining early year date for the world's top-ranked player.Winning this week's Abu Dhabi Championship might not have been on the list, but it would end years of frustration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-14/augustas-charles-howell-has-
Players begin European Tour season looking to unseat No. 1 Rory McIlroy

...European Tour season opens this week in South Africa at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, with three former top-ranked players among those looking to get a jump on 2014 money list winner and No. 1 McIlroy.Martin Kaymer and Lee Westwood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-12-03/players-begin-european-tour-
Hurley leads in Malaysia

...it, and you learn a little bit from that."Also in the group of players three strokes back was the field's top-ranked player, Sergio Garcia (68), and former top-ranked Lee Westwood, who recorded a hole-in-one en route to a 65...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-31/hurley-leads-malaysia
Billy Horschel surges into lead at BMW Championship

...McIlory's first triple-bogey or worse since the first hole of last year's BMW Championship.The world's top-ranked player shot 2-over 72 and goes into Sunday nine shots off the lead.And second-round leader Sergio Garcia also struggled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-06/billy-horschel-surges-lead-b
Serena Williams learns to embrace Grand Slam record chase

...seeded No. 1 in New York for just the third time, a surprisingly low number for someone who has been the world's top-ranked player for 204 weeks in her career. The two previous times, she won the championship.Williams' five titles in 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-24/serena-williams-lear
Overtime

...openerIn Mason, Ohio, Novak Djokovic had a ragged start in the one tournament that has always eluded him.The top-ranked player beat Gilles Simon 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday night. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-12/overtime
Overtime

...eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams' run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals.After a shaky start, the 25th-ranked Williams picked up her game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-01/overtime
Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia get their wish to play together

...will take on Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson in the final fourballs match on Friday. McIlroy is the world's top-ranked player and Garcia is No. 3."It was quite clear not just on the golf course but off the golf course, there's a real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-25/rory-mcilroy-sergio-garcia-g
Oakland Soldiers star can't save team from elimination at Nike Peach Jam

Ivan Rabb, the nation's top-ranked player according to ESPN, and the Oakland Soldiers mounted a valiant comeback in the second half that ultimately fell short as they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-19/oakland-soldiers-star
Overtime

...Wozniacki said.The two players are 2-2 in head-to-heads with Vinci beating the Dane when she was the top-ranked player in 2011.The 24-year-old Wozniacki, now ranked 15th, has won at least one WTA title every year since 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-20/overtime