The world number five had been experiencing pain in his wrist during his first round at the TPC Scottsdale course. It's the one hole in all of golf where cheering is encouraged and hole-in-ones are celebrated by throwing garbage on the course.
"There was actually some rowdy fans this morning on 16, and I may be somewhat of a fan favorite, but they weren't holding back", Fowler said.
Matsuyama, who was looking to tie Arnold Palmer's record with his third straight win at the Phoenix Open, has not withdrawn from a tournament since 2016's Honda Classic due to hip pain.
USA missile defense test failed in Hawaii
The official was not authorized to discuss the outcome and spoke on condition of anonymity. It is unclear why the test failed and an analysis is under way, the official said.
Scotsman Martin Laird birdied three of his last four holes to sign for a 68 and sit four shots off the lead.
The laid-back Victorian entered last year's final round at TPC Scottsdale sharing seventh place and while five behind the leader was still a legitimate chance to contend.
Fowler continues to absolutely putt his ass off and is No. 2 in the field in strokes gained with the flat stick. Last week: Jason Day won the Farmers Insurance Open. "I've been joking around a little bit with him, throughout the past year, about him being a bad driver and me being a good one". On Thursday in the first round, he had a double bogey on 16 and a bogey on 17. Between his dynamic load, physics lessons and various other quirks, DeChambeau makes any leaderboard automatically better than it would be otherwise. Here's some golfers we like to contend for the victory. But on Wednesday the wackiest event on the PGA Tour already had its first streaker. The difficulty is tougher than trying to score a front-row seats in the grandstands on the 16th hole. So it's unfortunate that we don't have him here this week because he was fun to see.
"We went over, looked, and saw a gentleman running around without any clothes, because he's definitely drunk as ever", Seth Norris, an attendee, told the Arizona Republic, via Fox News.
But, the friendly skies can be notoriously hard on pregnant women in particular, and Khloe Kardashian is no exception. Khloe's little sister Kendall also posted a tribute, as the model said she'd "forever miss her kisses".
Authorities initially said they believed the blast was a gas explosion but did not rule out the possibility of "sabotage". Ercan Topaca said three people had sustained light injuries from flying debris at the scene of Thursday's explosion.
TASS reported that "according to preliminary information, the plane was shot down from a portable anti-aircraft missile system". Syrian government troops launched a major offensive around Idlib in late December, backed by Russian jets.
A student who was in the class when shots rang out said he thought the gunfire was an accident, CNN affiliate KABC reported. LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar said a suspect - a female student - is in custody, adding that a weapon has been recovered.
The worker, a man in his 50s, spoke to reporters on the condition that he not be identified because he has received threats. Officials said the man refused to cooperate with state or federal investigations beyond providing a written statement.
"Something I'm very proud of: African American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded", Trump bragged. Trump's State of the Union address was not the first time he touted the low African-American unemployment rate.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan can be the new creative outlet
The Welsh made it 3-0 in the 19th minute, to cement Arsenal's comfortable lead after Koscielny's header five minutes earlier. Walcott swung in an excellent ball from the right at which the striker flung himself but his prodded effort hit the post.
A listing of latest Amtrak derailments, crashes
The Silver Star was en route from NY to Miami with almost 150 people aboard when it struck the empty CSX train around 2:45 a.m. According to a statement from the governor, 116 people involved in the crash were transported to local hospitals.
Famous Groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil Prediction Revealed for 2018
On Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Phil's "Inner Circle" - garbed in top hats and tuxedos - announced his prediction at 7:25 a.m. The event now attracts up to 30,000 visitors to Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, located about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.
USA restricts arms transfers to bloodied South Sudan
Companies and entities seeking a license to export defense materials to South Sudan will be denied under the new restrictions. South Sudan is the worlds youngest country, and has been supported by the USA since it's inception in 2011.
Snow on and off this weekend
Clouds will be building from midday on, while the southwest winds take temps back to normal and even slightly above normal levels. Bank Stadium which is a covered dome, but during pregame time fans outside will have to deal with single digit temperatures .
Star Wars Battlefront II microtransactions are coming back
EA's stock price went up on Monday after the Polygon news site reported that EA may be the target of a Microsoft acquisition. But a year ago, EA released Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, making for a tough comparison to year-ago figures.