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Muirfield poised for return to Open rota?
R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers weighed in on women’s issues ranging, including the upcoming second Muirfield women’s membership vote.
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Slumbers avoids 'politics,' Trump Turnberry still in rota
Donald Trump is putting the R&A in “uncharted territory” as owner of one of the nine golf courses in The Open rotation.
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Masters odds: DJ now 8/1, trails only Spieth
New world No. 1 Dustin Johnson saw his odds to win the Masters drop following his five-shot romp at the Genesis Open.
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Still planning Mexico return, McIlroy plays with Trump
Rory McIlroy is still planning to return at next week’s WGC-Mexico Championship, his manager confirmed to GolfChannel.com on Monday.
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Royal St. George's to host 2020 Open
Royal St. George’s Golf Club will host The Open in 2020, the R&A announced in a conference call Monday morning.
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D. Johnson officially ascends to No. 1 for first time
When the new world rankings were published Monday, Dustin Johnson officially ascended to the No. 1 ranking for the first time in his career.
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Rookie Bryan (T-5) covets Masters invitation
Wesley Bryan’s T-5 finish will move him into the top 100 in the world ranking. The top 50 in the world after the Match Play earn a spot at the Masters.
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DJ scares Wadkins' scoring record at Riviera
Lanny Wadkins’ 20-under 264 total to win the 1985 Genesis Open is the longest held 72-hole scoring record among current events, so when Dustin Johnson moved to 20 under with 12 holes to play on Sunday at...
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By the numbers: Key stats from DJ's win
Dustin Johnson easily won on Sunday at Riviera. Here are the key stats from his victory at the Genesis Open provided by the Golf Channel editorial research unit.
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Pieters halfway to special temporary Tour status
In his first Tour start of 2017, Thomas Pieters tied for second, earning about half the points he needs to earn special temporary status on Tour.
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Deposed Day eager to regain No. 1 ranking
Jason Day's T-64 finish and Dustin Johnson's win propelled the American past the Australian into the No. 1 ranking.
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D. Johnson becomes world No. 1 with Genesis win
Dustin Johnson cruised to a five-shot win at the Genesis Open, a victory that vaulted him to No. 1 in the world for the first time.
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After Further Review: The West Coast was wild
Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here's what's weighing on our writers' minds.
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Fellow Tour pro calls out DeChambeau after WD
A fellow pro was not happy with Bryson DeChambeau withdrawing from the Genesis Open.
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Watch: Phil chips in three times in front-nine 32
After holing out from the rough at 10 on the first hole of his final round, Phil Mickelson added another eagle with this play from short of the green at the par-5 17th
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Woods unable to attend Genesis trophy presentation
Tiger Woods, the unofficial host of this week’s Genesis Open, will not be at Riviera Country Club for Sunday’s trophy presentation, his manager Mark Steinberg said Sunday.
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DJ trying to extend win streak to 10 years
With the 36-hole lead at Riviera, Dustin Johnson is halfway to chalking up a win in a 10th consecutive year. That's just one thing You Oughta Know.
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Watch: Phil pitches from putting surface at No. 6
There's no one better prepared to deal with the complications of the sixth hole at Riviera than Phil Mickelson.
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Dramatic hole-out lifts Tringale near lead
For a player who was born in Mission Viejo, Calif., and now lives in Laguna Niguel, Saturday couldn’t have played out much better for Cameron Tringale.
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Johnson leads by one through 36 holes at Riviera
After back-to-back rounds of 5-under 66, Dustin Johnson leads the Genesis Open by one shot through 36 holes and three days at Riviera.
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New No. 1? DJ doesn't care to know scenario
Dustin Johnson doesn’t know the scenario that could see him leave Riviera Country Club the No. 1 player in the world. He also doesn’t care.
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Watch: Tringale's slam-dunk closing birdie
We all know how tough Riviera's 18th hole can be. Just don't tell Cameron Tringale.
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Day after 1-under 70: 'Hitting it off the map'
Cold and wet, world No. 1 Jason Day didn’t pull any punches when he finally completed his second round at the Genesis Open.
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Bubba, DeChambeau among six WDs at Riviera
Defending champion Bubba Watson withdrew from the Genesis Open on Saturday before the resumption of the second round.
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DJ, Paulina Gretzky expecting second child
Dustin Johnson and fiancee Paulina Gretzky will soon round out their foursome with the couple's second child.
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Salas eyes second career win at Australian Open
Lizette Salas moved into position to give the Americans a sweep of the first two events of the LPGA season.
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Photos: Wind takes down tree at Riviera
Before play resumes at Riviera, the grounds staff will have to clean up any damage to the golf course, which already includes a downed tree:
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Wild weather at Riviera just fine with Spieth
Jordan Spieth may have been the only player with a noticeably upbeat outlook following a blustery day at Riviera Country Club.
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Woods, Timberlake invest in junior golf tour
The Nexus Luxury Collection - led by Tiger Woods, Justin Timberlake and the Tavistock Group - has acquired an ownership stake in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour
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Rain halts play at Genesis; Saturday forecast better
The storm officials have spent all week worrying about arrived late on Friday at the Genesis Open.
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Tour seeing unprecedented youth movement
There's a youth movement afoot on the PGA Tour amongst its new elite, the likes of which we have never seen.
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Remember when: Arnie shoots age at Bob Hope
On this day in 2001, Arnold Palmer became the first player in 22 years to shoot his age on the PGA Tour.
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Monty: I wouldn't trade my career for Tiger's
Colin Montgomerie never won a major. Tiger Woods won 14. But Monty says he wouldn't trade his career for Woods'.
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Salas eyes big, early move for Solheim Cup
Lizette Salas is one off the lead at the Women's Australian Open and hoping to vault up the U.S. Solheim Cup standings.
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Ko (75) barely survives cut at Women's Aussie
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko walked a tightrope on the cutline Friday at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open but hung on to make the weekend.
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Wie in contention, but battling back spasms
Michelle Wie signed for a 71 to keep herself in contention at Women’s Australian Open and then headed straight to the physio trainers.
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Saunders shoots 64, leads Genesis Open by 2
Sam Saunders shot a bogey-free 64 to take a two-shot lead as he looks for his first PGA Tour win at the weather-delayed Genesis Open.
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DJ shrugs off bee sting, shoots 66 at Riviera
Dustin Johnson has been stung by Riviera before, but it was an actual bee sting that got his attention on the first green.
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Hurley happy with 67 after emotional week
Just three days after penning a letter to his late father, Billy Hurley III found himself in contention at the Genesis Open. It was a surprise.
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Scott may miss first playoff event for birth of child
Adam Scott and his wife, Marie, are expecting the couple’s second child later this year, which might cause the 36-year-old to miss a playoff event.
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Park to return as part of loaded field in Thailand
Next week’s Honda LPGA Thailand will feel like the first elite event of 2017 with the strongest field of the new year converging at Siam Country Club in Chonburi.
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Muirfield begins second ballot on women members
The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers has begun a second round of voting on whether to admit female members for the first time at Muirfield.
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Wie (70) 'looks really good' with new claw grip
Using her new putting grip, Michelle Wie “clawed” her way up the leaderboard Thursday at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open.
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Ko's putter lets her down in opening 71
Lydia Ko hit all but one fairway and all but two greens in the first round at Royal Adelaide Golf Club but needed 33 putts in a first-round 71.
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Steinberg: Docs told Woods to 'just stay horizontal'
Tiger Woods' agent said doctors told the 14-time major champion to 'just stay horizontal' until his back improves.
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Spieth: 'Really awesome to see' buddy Kraft finish 2nd
For those watching closely on Sunday at Pebble Beach, Jordan Spieth almost appeared more excited for Kelly Kraft, who finished in second place.
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'Sniffing a victory' at Riviera motivated Scott last year
It’s the kind of run players dream about, a prolonged period of play during which nearly everything goes to plan.
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Bubba on Riv's 10th: 'Demanding' nice way to put it
For a player who has twice hoisted a trophy at Riviera, Bubba Watson’s assessment of the par-4 10th hole leaves no room for interpretation.
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Golf's governing bodies fooling nobody about distance
Player prowess off the tee is growing at a significant rate despite what golf's governing bodies continue to say. Who are they trying to fool?
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Five named as new hosts of Arnold Palmer Invitational
Graeme McDowell and Annika Sorenstam are among five individuals who have been named as new hosts for next month's Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Webb at Women's Aussie Open, planning 'full year'
There may be a No. 1 vs. No. 2 world-ranking showdown at the Women’s Australian Open this week, but Karrie Webb is the real headliner.
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Ko makes changes; Jutanugarn challenge remains
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko watched Ariya Jutanugarn turn up the heat on her in a world rankings push last year.
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USGA, R&A study: Distance gains negligible since '03
The USGA and R&A have released findings from a joint study that indicate distance growth off the tee has been relatively steady since 2003.
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Ko, Jutanugarn play practice round in Australia
Lydia Ko and Ariya Jutanugarn didn’t wait until Thursday’s start of the Women’s Australian Open to square off for the first time in 2017.
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Woods (back spasms) cancels news conference
Tiger Woods is skipping a previously scheduled news conference on Wednesday at the Genesis Open because of back spasms.
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Day: 'Double-edged sword' for Tiger coming back
When he was asked on Tuesday of Tiger Woods’ ongoing health issues, Jason Day could empathize.
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Spieth still hasn't returned Brady's congrats text
Jordan Spieth admits that responding to text messages, particularly after a victory, is something he needs to improve on, but this seems extreme.
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No. 1 ranking continues to drive Day
Jason Day can’t explain the math that makes up the Official World Golf Ranking, but he does know this: he wants to continue being No. 1 for as long as possible.
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Hurley pens emotional letter to deceased father
PGA Tour veteran Billy Hurley III penned an emotional letter 18 months after the sudden - and public - death of his father.
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Stock Watch: Spieth of old; antics getting old
We're buying into Jordan Spieth's confidence right now, but we're not sold on John Daly's antics of old, as displayed at the Allianz Championship
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Wie Googled Sergio, Phil for claw inspiration
Michelle Wie is eager to put her new putting grip - the claw - into play this week at the ISPS Women's Australian Open.
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Wie abandons table-top putting for claw grip
Michelle Wie has abandoned her unorthodox table-top putting stance and is preparing to use a new claw putting grip this week in Australia.
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Masters odds: Spieth 6/1 favorite, Tiger now 100/1
Jordan Spieth's odds to win the Masters were trimmed following his win at Pebble, as he is now a clear favorite for the season's first major.
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Spieth remains world No. 6 despite Pebble win
Jordan Spieth won by four shots at Pebble Beach, but it didn't translate into a move in the latest Official World Golf Rankings.
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Spieth gets revenge, win over buddy Kraft at AT&T
Kelly Kraft beat Jordan Spieth at Pebble Beach, but not when it mattered most. Kraft teamed up with Kevin Tway to win a match Tuesday against Spieth.
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Spieth: Comparison to Woods 'really is an honor'
The only player in the modern era who has reached nine PGA Tour titles faster than Jordan Spieth is Tiger Woods. Pretty good company.
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Fore Things: Spieth won with boring golf Sunday
Jordan Spieth won in a snoozer Sunday at Pebble Beach – not that he was complaining. Here are Fore Things to know from the final round.
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After Further Review: Doubts growing around Tiger
Forget Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy as Tiger Woods' toughest foes. There’s a growing legion of doubts to beat before he can worry about them.
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By the numbers: Key stats from Spieth's win
Jordan Spieth cruised to his ninth career PGA Tour victory Sunday at Pebble Beach. Here are the key stats from his victory at the AT&T.
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Spieth cruises to four-shot win at Pebble Beach
Jordan Spieth closed with a bogey-free 70 and cruised to a four-shot win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday.
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Daly WDs from Allianz after throwing putter in lake
John Daly withdrew from the Allianz Championship on Sunday, but he apparently felt well enough to toss his putter in a lake before leaving.
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Watch: Olazabal gets lucky bounce after bad shot
Jose Maria Olazabal made his PGA Tour Champions debut this week, and he left us with an incredible highlight.
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Woods included in Nike 'Equality' ad campaign
Tiger Woods was one of several marquee athletes included in Nike's recent "Equality" ad campaign aimed at ending discrimination.
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Oppenheim enjoys Belichick, opportunity at Pebble
He may be eight off the lead, but Rob Oppenheim is finding a lot of opportunity at Pebble Beach, both for his career and his football fandom.
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Euro Tour unveils six-hole, team match play event
The European Tour unveiled a new GolfSixes event that will feature six-hole matches between two-man teams representing 16 countries.
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Willett fades as Zanotti rallies for Malaysia win
Masters champ Danny Willett surrendered a three-shot lead as Fabrizio Zanotti rallied to win the Maybank Championship in Malaysia.
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After 75, Day looking ahead to next week
A potential duel between Jordan Spieth and Jason Day never materialized Saturday when the world No. 1 shot a third-round 75 and dropped out of contention.
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Pace slows to nearly 6-hour crawl on Saturday at AT&T
It was a race to the clubhouse Saturday for Jordan Spieth and the rest of the field at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
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Spieth credits better ball-striking for hot start to 2017
Jordan Spieth said Saturday night that he’s striking the ball better now than he did all of 2016, when he won three times worldwide.
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Fore Things: Snedeker streak in jeopardy
Brandt Snedeker is looking to win at Pebble Beach for the third time - all in odd-numbered years starting four years ago. But he'll have to make up a big deficit.
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Spieth hikes Pebble Beach lead to 6 with 65
Jordan Spieth put a death grip on the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in Round 3, taking a six-shot lead with his second straight 65.
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You Oughta Know: Spieth chasing only Tiger at Pebble
With just 18 holes left to play at the AT&T, Jordan Spieth is up six shots and looks poised tie Tiger Woods with nine wins at 23 years old.
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Trump plays golf with Els, Japanese PM Abe
Donald Trump is keeping the presidential golf tradition alive, hitting the links with Ernie Els and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe over the weekend.
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Watch: Murray wants no part of TV interview
Is this Bill Murray being really upset about something? Or is this just Bill Murray being the zany Bill Murray that we all know?
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Watch: Timberlake nearly aces No. 7 at Pebble
Justin Timberlake can sing, dance and act. And if that wasn't enough he's really good at golf. Just check out his tee shot Saturday at Pebble's iconic par-3 7th.
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Second round to resume at 10:30AM ET on Saturday
Second-round play at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am will resume at 10:30 a.m. ET Saturday. They should be able to complete 54 holes by the end of the day.
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Fore Things: Spieth looks good, but don't forget Day
It was another long day on the Monterey Peninsula.Here are Fore Things to know from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am:
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Spieth beats fog to continue hot start at AT&T
The fog was so thick surrounding Spyglass Hill’s ninth hole Friday that Jordan Spieth could barely see the flag and the outline of the greenside bunker.
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Spieth shares Pebble lead as play halted again
With top-10 finishes in each of his four previous starts this season, Jordan Spieth appears headed for a similar result in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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Watch: Furyk goes barefoot for shot at Pebble Beach
You normally don't have to search for a reason to kick off your shoes on the beaches of the Monterey Peninsula, but Jim Furyk invented a new one on Friday.
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Watch: Phil thanks Monterey Peninsula members
Phil Mickelson has been known to put his foot in his mouth from time to time, but he more than makes up for it with moments like this.
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Timeline: Look back at Woods' injuries
Take a look back at the various injuries in Tiger Woods' career.
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Tiger out of Genesis Open and Honda Classic
Tiger Woods announced Friday that he has withdrawn from both the Genesis Open and the Honda Classic because of his ailing back.
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Podcast: Leonard on winning '97 Open and that '99 playoff
Former Open champion Justin Leonard discusses his major title, the major that got away, and the surreal playoff in 1999 at Carnoustie in this GolfChannel.com podcast.
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Watch: Hole-out foiled by playing partner's ball
Sam Brazel's ball was tracking towards the hole in Round 2 of the Maybank Championship Malaysia.
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Fore Things: Wild weather makes for goofy shots
It was a soggy start to the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Here are Fore Things you should know from the opening round.
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No ocean carry, no fairway on 18th at Pebble
There was only one way to keep your ball in play on Pebble Beach’s 18th hole Thursday. It was just a question of how close to the water you dared go.
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Weather suspends opening round of Pebble Pro-Am
Thursday’s opening round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was suspended after a heavy, steady rain made the three courses unplayable.
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Spieth one back at suspended Pebble Pro-Am
Weather played a pivotal role during the opening round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where Jordan Spieth trails a trio of co-leaders by a shot.
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Langer: Trump 'apologized' for story mix-up
President Donald Trump called Bernhard Langer last week to "apologize" for involving the two-time Masters champ in a recent story surrounding potential voter fraud.
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Watch: Mickelson holes bunker shot at MPCC
Phil Mickelson holed a bunker shot on the par-5 sixth at Monterey Peninsula on Day 1 of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am.
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Watch: Peyton Manning mobbed by autograph hounds
Watch as fans mob future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning for an autograph at Pebble Beach.
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Spieth confronts autograph-seeking 'scums' at Pebble
Jordan Spieth had a run-in Wednesday at Pebble Beach with some professional autograph seekers that he termed "scums."
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No. 6 Spieth: World ranking spots 'up for grabs'
Jordan Spieth has dropped a spot in the world rankings, from No. 5 to No. 6, and all he’s done to start the year is post three consecutive top-10 finishes.
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Furyk not focusing on becoming playing captain
Jim Furyk might play well enough to make his own U.S. Ryder Cup team next fall. And there hasn’t been a playing captain since Arnold Palmer in 1963.
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Furyk tweaks Ryder Cup selection process
In his first month on the job, Jim Furyk has already made two tweaks to the selection process for the 2018 Ryder Cup.
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Tour veteran Gillis takes job as high school coach
PGA Tour veteran Tom Gillis, who lost in a playoff to Jordan Spieth in 2015, has stepped away from competition to become a high school golf coach in Michigan.
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2022 Ryder Cup bid in question after funding stripped
Changes to a piece of legislature in the Italian Senate may have put Italy's 2022 Ryder Cup bid in jeopardy.
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Timberlake's birdie no match for Mackenzie's ace
Justin Timberlake's 226-yard birdie Wednesday at Monterey Peninsula was no match for playing partner Will Mackenzie's ace on the very same hole.
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IGF disqualifies amateur over contaminated meat
A Swiss amateur has been retroactively disqualified from last year's World Amateur Team Championship after testing positive for clenbuterol from eating contaminated meat.
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Greenbrier course to re-open in July following floods
The Old White TPC at The Greenbrier is set to officially re-open to the public in July after being closed for more than a year because of significant flood damage.
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Dawson: New funding propping up Rio Olympic course
A group of Brazilian businessmen have stepped in to assure at least the short-term viability of the Olympic Golf Course in Rio, according to the president of the International Golf Federation.
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Woods in Dubai on health: 'I feel good, not great'
In an interview taped last week in Dubai, Tiger Woods sat down with former R&A chief Peter Dawson to discuss his health and outlook for 2017.
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Watch: Finau, Holmes play Pebble's 7th in storm
In weather that was reminsicent of the Bishop's fateful round, J.B. Holmes and Tony Finau were among the few brave souls to play a practice round Tuesday at Pebble Beach.
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Ko officially names Gilchrist new swing coach
World No. 1 Lydia Ko officially has a new coach.
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Hall receives Sifford exemption into Genesis Open
Kevin Hall received the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption into the Genesis Open and will tee it up next week at Riviera.
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Masters odds: Matsuyama now behind only Spieth
After successfully defending his title in Phoenix, Hideki Matsuyama now trails only Jordan Spieth in the latest Masters betting odds.
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USGA increases U.S. Open purse to record $12 million
The USGA has increased the purse for the U.S. Open to $12 million, making it the most lucrative event in golf.
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Olympic golf venue delays vote to end female ban
Kasumigaseki Country Club, which is set to host golf in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, remains under scrutiny for its refusal to admit women as club members.
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Begay: No 'panic' from Woods after latest WD
Former teammate and longtime friend Notah Begay III said that Tiger Woods didn't show any signs of "panic" during their recent phone calls following Woods' withdrawal in Dubai.
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Stock Watch: Sergio beginning a major rise?
Sergio Garcia won in Dubai and his stock is trending in the right direction as the major season get started in a few months.
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You Oughta Know: DJ, Day have mojo at Pebble Beach
Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson headline this week's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Here's what You Oughta Know heading into this week's event courtesy of the Golf Channel...
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Pros (mostly) happy, amazed by Patriots win
The New England Patriots completed the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history Sunday night and defeated the Atlanta Falcons in overtime. Here are some of the social media reactions from golfers.
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Garcia returns to OWGR top 10; top 5 getting bunched
Sergio Garcia moved inside the top 10 in the Official World Ranking for the first time in 20 months after his wire-to-wire victory at the Dubai Desert Classic.
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After Further Review: Scottsdale's 16th overrated?
Attendance records for the Waste Management Phoenix Open were shattered this year, but does the saying 'too much of a good thing' ring true?
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By the numbers: Key stats from Matsuyama's win
Hideki Matsuyama defended his title Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Here are the key stats from the final round at TPC Scottsdale.
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Matsuyama beats Simpson to win Phoenix playoff
Hideki Matsuyama beat Webb Simpson in a four-hole playoff to successfully defend his title at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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Fore Things: SB2K16 bros hit the Birds Nest
Here are Fore Things of note that caught our eye from the final round of the biggest party on the PGA Tour.
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Oosthuizen contends with new focus, old putter
Louis Oosthuizen quietly snuck up the Waste Management Phoenix Open leaderboard on Sunday thanks to three birdies on his final five holes.
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Fowler heads to Augusta after WMPO rally falls short
Rickie Fowler made a rally Sunday just like he did at TPC Sawgrass, but he came up just short at the Phoenix Open.
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Dawson: Tiger had real impact in Dubai despite WD
By at least one account, Tiger Woods’ impact on last week’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic and his competitive misfortunes were very much mutually exclusive.
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Murphy elected to another term as USGA president
Diana Murphy was re-elected this weekend to serve another one-year term as USGA president.
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Garcia tops Stenson for 12th Euro Tour title
Sergio Garcia shot a bogey-free 69 to hold off Henrik Stenson and win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the European Tour.
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You Oughta Know: WMPO tough on 54-hole leaders
Here’s what You Oughta Know for Sunday at TPC Scottsdale, where 54-hole leader Ben An will chase his first PGA Tour victory.
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More 'relaxed' An sits 18 holes from first Tour win
Byeong Hun An will sleep on the 54-hole Waste Management Phoenix Open lead after a flawless 6-under 65 on Saturday.
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Fore Things: Phil finds $100 on ground, returns it
Here are Fore Things of note that caught our eye from the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the biggest party on the PGA Tour.
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Phil, 6 back, just fine flying under the radar
After a 6-under 65 on Moving Day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Phil Mickelson likes his position, because he’s flying under the radar.
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An leads Laird by one at TPC Scottsdale
After a third-round 65, Ben An will take a one-shot lead over Martin Laird into the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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Harmon: Woods unlikely to return to former glory
Tiger Woods’ old coach is just as skeptical as the rest of the golf world as it relates to his former pupil’s future prospects.
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Stenson replaces trusty 3-wood with new model
This week at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic there is a new 3-wood in Henrik Stenson's bag after the face cracked on his trusty, older club.
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Patriots fan Uihlein cheering from Dubai
Peter Uihlein planned to fly home to the United States from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic early Monday morning, but that was simply too close for comfort.
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Sergio? Are you there? Garcia birdies 18 in dark
Sergio Garcia ended a long day at Emirates Golf Club in complete darkness, but he was still able to finish with a birdie.
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Fore Things: Free breathalyzers on way out of WMPO
We have a pretty crowded leaderboard after 36 holes in Phoenix, but here are Fore Things of note that caught our eye on Day 2 of the biggest party on the PGA Tour.
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Place your bets: Odds on Woods' retirement
The sports gambling world has moved from issuing odds on Tiger Woods' chances of winning the Masters to his chances of retiring by 2018.
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Defending champ Matsuyama trails by 1 at WMPO
Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama is just one shot off the lead shared by Byeong Hun An and Brendan Steele at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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Report: Bowditch arrested on extreme DUI charge
Per a report, Steven Bowditch was arrested early Friday morning by the Scottsdale Police Department and charged with Extreme DUI.
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Phil (70) lives up to reputation with driver from rough
If you're staring at this approach shot and your name is Phil Mickelson, what do you do? If you answered, pull out a driver, you are correct.
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Brandel: Tiger's swing causing 'further harm'
One day after calling Tiger Woods “the oldest 41-year-old in the history of the game," Brandel Chamblee insisted Woods must change his swing.
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An latest young gun to put himself in contention
Add Byeong Hun An's name to the list of young guns currently taking over the Tour. He's positioned himself for a breakthrough on one of golf's biggest stages.
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Watch: Poulter's latest 'weekly shank'
Ian Poulter's ongoing struggle with the "weekly" shank continued Friday at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
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Players disappointed Woods withdraws from Dubai
There was disappointment among the players that Tiger Woods wouldn’t be around for the weekend in Dubai.
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Tiger's words need to match his actions
Tiger Woods has said he's healthy. He has said he is ready to win. It's obvious after his WD in Dubai that he is neither of those things.
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Watch: Strong winds blow down tree in Dubai
Strong winds at the Dubai Desert Classic knocked down a tree and created a dangerous situation.
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TT postscript: Another WD? Well, that's depressing
One round? Seventy-seven swings? That's all we got this week in Dubai? It's been a bummer of a stay.
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Tiger Tracker: Dubai Desert Classic
A day after shooting 77 and saying he felt fine physically, Tiger Woods withdrew before the start of Round 2 of the Dubai Desert Classic.
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Woods (back spasm) withdraws from Dubai
Tiger Woods withdrew just over an hour before he was scheduled to start his second round in Dubai.
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Rested Kuchar leads WMPO, gets heckled by Bubba
After carding a 64 to grab the first-round Phoenix Open lead, Matt Kuchar revealed his secret after seven weeks away from competition.
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Kuchar shoots 64 for early Phoenix lead
Matt Kuchar carded a bogey-free 64 to take an early one shot lead over the defending champ at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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Rahm fires up crowd at 16 with ASU 'Rahmbo' jersey
Jon Rahm played the Waste Management Phoenix Open as an amateur in 2015, and he remembered how to fire up the crowd at 16.
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Fore Things: Phelps walks with Spieth at WMPO
There's still a lot of golf to be played, but here are Fore Things of note that caught our eye from the opening round of the biggest party on the PGA Tour.
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Peterson: 'I have severely underachieved'
After shooting a 66 in the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, John Peterson said that in the past he had 'severely underachieved.'
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Chamblee: Woods 'looks like an old man'
Brandel Chamblee said he hopes Tiger Woods can revive his game, but he sees something else - the oldest 41-year-old in golf.
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New Tiger doesn't need to follow path of Old Tiger
It's only been three rounds, but Tiger Woods has struggled out of the gates in 2017. Perhaps a change of direction would help.
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Garcia fires 65 in Dubai, as brutal Day 2 awaits
In calm conditions, Sergio Garcia opened the Dubai Desert Classic in 65. But a 'very, very tough' second day looms.
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Woods struggles with putter; lead tape the answer?
Driving wasn't Tiger Woods' problem in Round 1 of the Dubai Desert Classic. It was his inability to get the ball to the hole with his putter.
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TT postscript: Easier course, higher score in Dubai
An under-par round was expected at an easier Dubai track, but Tiger Woods struggled terribly in Round 1.
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Watch: Clarke shanks flop shot in Dubai
Darren Clarke was trying to hit a flop shot onto the green at the par-4 14th in Round 1 of the Dubai Desert Classic. Trying.
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Trump company ordered to pay $5.77M in dues dispute
President Donald Trump’s development company on Wednesday was ordered to pay former members of its Jupiter, Fla., golf club $5.77 million.
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Phil vs. Thomas: Majors vs. a 59
Four years ago at the WMPO, Phil Mickelson nearly shot a 59. This week in Arizona he's grouped with recent 59-shooters Justin Thomas and Adam Hadwin.
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Spieth one-upped by caddie, Greller, at 16
Jordan Spieth gets a majority of the spotlight. But his caddie Michael Greller took advantage of his chance on Wednesday.
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Spieth eager to learn from Phelps
Jordan Spieth relished the opportunity to pick the brain of someone 'who could be argued as the greatest champion in sport.'
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Woods believes Americans 'need to unite'
With political headlines dominating the recent news, Tiger Woods believes that Americans "need to unite" and work past the current climate of "divisiveness."
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McIlroy: Woods' swing 'closer than people think'
Rory McIlroy believes that Tiger Woods' swing is "closer than people think" and added that Woods' career should never be viewed as a failure.
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Watch: Woods takes helicopter tour of Dubai, tees off into Arabian Gulf
Tiger Woods began his trip to Dubai with a helicopter tour of the city and by hitting balls off the Burj Al Arab terrace, into the Arabian Gulf.
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Dawson plays 'bucket list' round with Woods
Peter Dawson has accomplished much in golf after 16 years as the R&A chief executive, but Wednesday at Emirates Golf Club was a first for him.
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Tiger: 'Goal is to win' not just make Dubai cut
Tiger Woods used his old refrain Wednesday, just as he has hundreds of times over the last two decades. He’s here at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic to win.
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Forget looks, Woods just wants pain-free swing
Tiger Woods, once known for having the best swing in golf, doesn’t care what it looks like anymore. In fact, he couldn’t care less.
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Woods sees similarities in Federer career revival
Roger Federer won his 18th career tennis major title last week, coming back from injury. Tiger Woods took notice of how he did it.
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You Oughta Know: Spieth returns to WMPO
Plenty of big names are in the desert this week at TPC Scottsdale. Here's what You Oughta Know heading into the WMPO.
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Rahm gets text from Cardinals' Fitzgerald after win
Jon Rahm received a warm homecoming after his Farmers win - including a congratulatory message from Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald.
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Matsuyama wants to repeat, eyes Masters, Prez Cup
Hideki Matsuyama wants to defend his title this week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but he has other goals on his mind, too.
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Nos. 1 and 2 (Ko, Jutanugarn) will battle Down Under
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko and No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn will tee it up together for the first time this year at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open
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Spieth, Fowler, Rahm highlight WMPO featured groups
The PGA Tour’s biggest party of the year is upon us. Here are four star-studded groupings to keep an eye on during the first two rounds at TPC Scottsdale.
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Remember when: Fans move Tiger's boulder
Tiger Woods has had highs and lows in Phoenix. He's absent this year, but let's remember that infamous boulder incident in 1999.
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Remember when: Phil lips out putt for 59
On this date in 2013, Phil Mickelson had a putt to shoot 59 in the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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Stock Watch: U.S. women on the rise early
It's only one tournament, but after a dismal 2016, American women are off to a good start in the new season.
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Woods endures LAX protest, flies commercial to Dubai
Tiger Woods has arrived in Dubai, but not before being delayed by a protest at LAX surrounding a recent executive order from President Donald Trump.
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Woods teeing off Wed. night (ET) in Dubai event
Tiger Woods will go out early-late with Danny Willett and Matthew Fitzpatrick in the first two rounds of the Dubai Desert Classic.
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Willett doesn't expect fan problems upon U.S. return
Thanks to his brother's comments, Danny Willett endured added scrutiny at the Ryder Cup. Will there be fan problems where he returns to play in the U.S.?
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Garcia: 'Difficult' for Tiger to perform like glory days
Sergio Garcia noted that Tiger Woods can still play at a very high level, but it won't be easy for him to perform like he used to.
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Masters odds: Spieth still favored, Rahm now 40/1
Jordan Spieth remains a betting favorite for the Masters, while the odds on Jon Rahm dwindled following his win at the Farmers Insurance Open.
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Nicklaus welcomes Federer to 'Club 18'
After tennis star Roger Federer won his 18th major over the weekend, Jack Nicklaus shared some insight about his 18th major victory at the 1986 Masters.
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Vegas offers cross-sport props with golf, Super Bowl
The Westgate Las Vegas Superbook has created a number of prop bets tying performances of certain golfers to the outcome of Super Bowl LI.
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Rahm cracks OWGR top 50 after Farmers win
Jon Rahm cracked the OWGR top 50 for the first time in his career after earning his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Farmers Insurance Open.
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Rahm's schedule getting a major overhaul
Following his Farmers win, Jon Rahm's schedule is about to change in a big way, and he's liking his new major opportunities.
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After Further Review: A new star is born
It's easy to get carried away watching young talent win for the first time, but Jon Rahm made us forget Tiger Woods, Jason Day and Dustin Johnson left early.
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By the numbers: Key stats from Rahm's win
Jon Rahm made two eagles on the back nine to secure his first PGA Tour title. Here are the key stats from the final round.
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