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After Further Review: Haas crash strikes a chord
Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. This week, the car crash involving Bill Haas takes center stage.
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Nature calls: Hole-out rescues Bubba's bladder
Clinging to a one-stroke lead, Bubba Watson had just teed off on the 14th hole at Riviera Country Club and was searching for a bathroom.
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Spieth: 'I feel great about the state of my game'
Jordan Spieth is starting to feel confident again with the putter, which is probably a bad sign for the rest of the PGA Tour.
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Rory encouraged by T-20: 'Didn’t quite reflect how I played'
Rory McIlroy sees plenty of reasons to smile despite the fact that the first half of his 2018 Masters prep has officially wrapped without lifting a trophy.
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Opinions split on lengthening No. 5 at Augusta
Few topics spark a diverse range of player opinions like the whisper of changes to Augusta, and the latest proposed alteration is no exception.
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Phil eyes Augusta after third straight top-6 finish
For the third straight Sunday, a valiant back-nine charge came up just short for Phil Mickelson. This time, at the Genesis Open.
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Watson wins at Riviera for third time
Bubba Watson used a bunker hole-out to fuel his third career win at Riviera Country Club and break a two-year victory drought.
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Bubba holes birdie from bunker after caddie calls it
Bubba Watson regained the Genesis Open final-round lead with a bunker hole-out for birdie, immediately after his caddie called his shot.
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Watch: Daly makes an ace at the Chubb Classic
John Daly's Sunday 67 included four birdies, three bogeys and two eagles, one of which was a hole-in-one at the par-3 16th.
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Gustafson shares stuttering success video
Sophie Gustafson shared a breakthrough Sunday morning on YouTube. She did so without stuttering, and that’s the nature of her breakthrough,
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J.Y. Ko wins her first start as an official LPGA member
Jin Young became the first player in 67 years to win her LPGA debut as a tour member. Beverly Hanson (1951) is the only other player to do so.
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G-Mac has Ryder Cup on mind with Genesis in grasp
The Ryder Cup is seven months away, but with Graeme McDowell near the lead at the Genesis Open, then it’s never too early to start daydreaming.
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Bubba on McGrady block: 'Just trying not to get hurt'
Bubba Watson is leading this week’s Genesis Open through 54 holes despite an on-court brush with NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady.
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Spieth on third-round 69: 'Putter saved me'
Jordan Spieth has spent the last few weeks talking about his putting for all the wrong reasons, but he made some progress during a third-round 69 at Riviera.
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Report: Augusta may lengthen par-4 fifth hole
One of the more difficult holes at Augusta National Golf Club could be adding some teeth in time for the 2019 Masters.
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Thomas: Raucus crowds becoming 'completely unacceptable'
After spending the first two rounds of the Genesis Open in a group with Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas spoke out against 'completely unacceptable' crowd behavior.
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Watson takes one-shot lead at Riviera
With a 6-under 65 ignited by an opening eagle, Bubba Watson put himself in place to win for a third time in L.A. at the Genesis Open.
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DJ riding 27-hole test to possible repeat at Riviera
Staring at a possible missed cut on Friday, Dustin Johnson is now 6 under for the week and suddenly has a realistic chance to repeat at Riviera.
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Watch: Fathauer dunks one off flagstick for eagle
The NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest will take place Saturday night in Los Angeles, but Derek Fathauer kicked things off a little early at the Genesis Open.
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Woods had premonition about putting struggles
Tiger Woods’ short game was a point of strength last month at the Farmers Insurance Open, but his second round at Riviera fell apart on the greens.
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McDowell once again in contention on West Coast
Graeme McDowell may be rethinking his West Coast strategy after a second-round 66 at Riviera Country Club that has him tied for the lead.
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McIlroy: Crowd chaos costs Woods 'half a shot a day'
After getting a look at the organized chaos that follows Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy believes Woods may be playing at a disadvantage.
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TT postscript: Clubs take turns abandoning Woods
Tiger Tracker postscript: The driver. The putter. The irons. They all failed enough to hand Tiger Woods a missed cut and a free weekend.
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Watch: Tiger highlights from Day 2 at Riviera
It's been an up-and-down season so far on the course for Tiger Woods, and that continued on Friday at Riviera Country Club.
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Watch: DeChambeau's ball bounces off fan, directly toward hole
Bryson DeChambeau uses a lot of math and physics in his game, but that doesn’t mean he won’t take a good ol’ fashioned lucky bounce when it comes his way, either.
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Back to back: Woods commits to Honda Classic
The wait is over. Tiger Woods will play next week’s Honda Classic, tournament officials announced late Friday afternoon.
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Cantlay putting Riviera local knowledge to good use
Patrick Cantlay’s knowledge of Riviera is giving him an edge this week following rounds of 66-69 for a two-stroke lead when he finished.
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Tiger Tracker: Genesis Open
Tiger Woods is back at Riviera Country Club and competing in the Genesis Open. We're tracking him in Pacific Palisades.
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J.Y. Ko leads as Lydia Ko struggles in Australia
Jin Young Ko shot 69 to take a three-stroke lead at the Women's Australian Open. Meanwhile, Lydia Ko went backwards on Friday, dropping eight off the pace.
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Cantlay recalls agony of first trip to Augusta
Patrick Cantlay will return to the Masters this spring for the first time since 2012, but neither journey compares to his first trip to Augusta National.
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Iron play, putting have Finau tied for the lead
Long hitters and Riviera Country Club go together like Los Angeles and traffic jams, so it's no surprise to see Tony Finau in the lead.
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Riviera's 10th hole is - what else? - a 10
Of the 900 holes played on the PGA Tour there is one that has no equal - the 309-yard, par-4 10th hole at Riviera Country Club.
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Triple bogey sinks DJ in opening-round 74
Dustin Johnson made a mess of the fifth hole Thursday and the world No. 1's made-cut streak is now jeopardy at the Genesis Open.
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Tiger loses ball in eucalyptus tree on 11
The second Tiger Woods teed off on 11, Justin Thomas thought, "I hope that doesn’t get stuck in a tree." Guess what happened.
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Saunders: Arnie would say it's about time for a win
Sam Saunders, who shot 67 for a share of Thursday's early lead, is still seeking his first win. He says his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, would say it's about time.
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POY Thomas (69) wasn't in awe of Tiger or Rory
If you picked Thomas for the low ball in today’s grouping with Woods and McIlroy, proceed to the window and collect you winnings.
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TT postscript: Short game staves off big number
There was good and bad in Tiger Woods' 1-over 72 on Thursday in Round 1 of the Genesis Open. The best was his short game.
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Watch: Tiger highlights from Day 1 at Riviera
Tiger Woods got off to a great start in Round 1 of the Genesis Open. And then he didn't. Check out some of the highlights in his opening 18 at Riviera.
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Ko shuts down her Twitter account
Lydia Ko shut down her Twitter account Wednesday. But she said it had nothing to do with any criticism she's received.
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Ko 'quiets things down' with opening 68
Lydia Ko made some noise before she started her 2018 season, announcing changes to her team. A solid start in Australia has her quickly settling in.
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Hurley: Anti-Spieth spoof video was caddie's idea
In this age of polarizing politics, Billy Hurley III took the contention out of his campaign for chairman of the player advisory council.
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Spieth elected chairman of player advisory council
Jordan Spieth was elected chairman of the PGA Tour Player Advisory Council, defeating Billy Hurley III in a players’ vote that ended Tuesday.
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McIlroy to debut new putter in Genesis Open
After missing the cut last week at Pebble Beach, Rory McIlroy had a new putter built for this week in an attempt to fare better on poa annua.
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Inspired by Stricker, Webb adopting part-time LPGA schedule
The LPGA Hall of Famer is ready to carve out more of a life for herself outside the ropes while trying to remain competitive as a part-time player.
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DJ turned down NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson could have been balling on Friday night in Los Angeles at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, but he turned down the offer.
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JT reunited with caddie Johnson at Genesis
After a few weeks of working with a caddie-by-committee concept, Justin Thomas has longtime looper Jimmy Johnson back on the bag.
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TT postscript: Woods mostly solid in pro-am round
Tiger Tracker postscript: Despite inconsistency with the driver, Tiger Woods had few issues Wednesday in a pro-am round of 69.
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Hot Seat: Glare on ever-changing Ko
Another year, another handful of changes for Lydia Ko. As she begins her season in Australia, she does so under the spotlight.
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McCoy apologizes for tweets: 'No excuse for my actions'
Lee McCoy offered an apology for a series of tweets critical of fans, particularly children, after last week's Web.com Tour event in Colombia.
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Haas involved in fatal car crash; released from hospital
Bill Haas was released from the hospital after being involved in a fatal car crash Tuesday in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
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Podcast: Potter talks journey to AT&T win and more
Ted Potter Jr. sat down ahead of the Genesis Open to talk about going from mini tours to AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am champ.
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Back from injury, Furyk making first start in six months
Jim Furyk is making his first PGA Tour start in six months at the Genesis Open following a season in which he was slowed by a nagging shoulder injury.
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Race to Dubai winner Fleetwood ready for more U.S. starts
Fleetwood is making his 2018 PGA Tour debut this week at the Genesis Open, marking his first start in the U.S. since the PGA Championship six months ago.
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Tiger's Ryder status? Furyk in wait-and-see mode
Jim Furyk and Tiger Woods have already discussed the potential of Woods serving as a Ryder Cup vice captain, but nature will take its course.
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Woods: 'I’ve been very unsuccessful [on 10] both ways'
Tiger Woods hasn’t faced Riviera Country Club's 10th hole since 2006, and he still hasn’t made up his mind about how to tackle it this week.
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Woods open to idea of being RC playing assistant captain
If Tiger Woods appears on the U.S. Ryder Cup team later this year, he's open to the possibility of doing so as a playing assistant captain.
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Woods: 'We pray' for Tiger-Rory Sunday showdown
Fans and media alike have long envisioned what a final-round showdown might look like between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. So has Tiger.
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Woods, McIlroy, Thomas grouped at Genesis Open
This will be a star-studded event for at least two rounds at the Genesis Open, with officials grouping Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.
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Woods: Honda decision depends on soreness
Meeting with reporters at the Genesis Open, Tiger Woods said his decision about whether to play his hometown event next week will depend on if he’s sore.
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Stock Watch: Let the sticks do the talking
Tony Romo is eager to show off his skills at the PGA Tour's Dominican Republic stop in March, while Lee McCoy has some developing to do.
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Ko starts season with new coach, new caddie
Lydia Ko is making her 2018 debut this week with more changes to her team and game, including a new coach and a new caddie.
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Genesis Open: Tee times, TV schedule, stats
The PGA Tour completes the West Coast swing with a trip to Riviera - and, yes, Tiger Woods is in the field.
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R&A chief on distance: 'We have probably crossed that line'
R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers has officially joined his USGA counterpart in raising an eyebrow over recent increases in distance.
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Slumbers: Trump Turnberry Open would be 'complex'
R&A chief Martin Slumbers explained that President Donald Trump's ownership of Trump Turnberry would make holding The Open at the course "very complex."
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Close calls have Reavie on Ryder Cup bubble
Chez Reavie hasn't been able to land his first PGA Tour win in nearly a decade, but a pair of close calls have him inching closer to a Ryder Cup berth.
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Scott outside OWGR top 50 for first time since 2010
After a missed cut at Pebble Beach, former world No. 1 Adam Scott has fallen outside the top 50 in the world for the first time since March 2010.
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Report: Day to join McIlroy in skipping WGC-Mexico
Jason Day will join Rory McIlroy in skipping next month's WGC-Mexico Championship as the Aussie will opt to stay home with his mother who is battling lung cancer.
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Pebble Beach purse payout: Potter earns huge check
Ted Potter, Jr. won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career PGA Tour title. Here's how the purse was paid out on the Monterey Peninsula.
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St. Andrews to host 150th Open in 2021
The Open will return to a familiar site in 2021 when the 150th edition of the tournament will be played on the Old Course at St. Andrews.
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T-2 finish moves Reavie closer to Masters invite
Chez Reavie’s tie for second Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am jumped him to No. 43 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
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Mickelson eager to test ball striking at Riviera
Phil Mickelson can’t wait to get to the Genesis Open next week. He can’t wait to see how his sharp ball striking will play at a ball striker’s course like Riviera.
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After Further Review: Old Phil looks frisky
He may still be stuck in a winless drought, but there’s no doubt that Phil Mickelson is playing some of his best golf in recent memory.
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Watch: Day makes par from actual pebble beach at 18
As Nick Faldo put it on the broadcast, and Jason Day found out on Sunday afternoon, there's a reason they call it Pebble Beach.
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Potter holds off big names for Pebble Beach victory
With plenty of star power on the leaderboard, Ted Potter, Jr. hung on for a surprising win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, his first title since 2012.
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Spieth touts 'tremendous progress' with putter
Jordan Spieth left the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Sunday feeling a lot better about his putting than he did leaving a missed cut in Phoenix last week.
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Aphibarnrat rallies to win Super 6 Perth
After earning the final spot in the match play bracket, Kiradech Aphibarnrat rallied to win the Super 6 Perth for his first European Tour title since 2015.
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Mickelson, 5 back, laments missed opportunities
Phil Mickelson's closing three-putt Saturday at Pebble Beach cost him valuable shots in his latest bid to snap his winless drought.
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Struggling Spieth: A good round is 'brewing'
Jordan Spieth may not successfully defend his title Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but he believes the week may prove a success anyway.
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McIlroy's first Tour start of 2018 ends in an MC
One day after he four-putted and needed 38 (official) swipes with the flatstick, Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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Potter's 59 bid ends bogey-bogey
Ted Potter Jr.’s bid to break 60 was derailed with a bogey-bogey finish Saturday at Monterey Peninsula. Still, he'll start Sunday tied for the lead.
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DJ, Potter tied for the lead at Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Dustin Johnson will enter Sunday tied for the lead with Ted Potter Jr., looking for his third career AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory.
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Watch: McIlroy duffs pitch, then chips in for par
Somehow, because golf doesn't make any sense at all, Rory McIlroy followed a flub on Saturday with a chip-in for par.
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Watch: Romano nearly beans Spieth with errant shot
We can think of at least one person who does not currently love Raymond, at that would be defending champion Jordan Spieth.
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Stricker, 50, continues to turn back clock at Pebble Beach
Steve Stricker’s secret to life after 50 on the PGA Tour is about more than keeping his body strong. It’s about keeping the mind fresh.
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Co-leader Hossler: 'I can win at this level'
Beau Hossler, rebuilding his game after a shoulder injury, is in contention to win his first PGA Tour title halfway through the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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Spieth's putter heats up, but he gains no ground
Jordan Spieth finally got his putter going Friday, giving himself a weekend chance at back-to-back AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am wins.
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DJ shoots 64, while his father bowls a perfect game
Dustin Johnson told assembled media he was really happy with his score, but it wasn’t even the best athletic feat in his family on Friday.
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'Optimistic' Phil playing for a place in Paris
Yes, Phil Mickelson is playing to win his 43rd PGA Tour title. But he's also playing for a spot in Paris, as he eyes one more Ryder Cup.
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Watch: McIlroy 4-putts from inside 10 feet
The only reason Rory McIlroy wasn't guilty of a five-putt on Friday is because his first attempt was from off the green. Click to watch.
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Amateur shoots +56 on Web.com sponsor exemption
Playing on a sponsor exemption at this week's Web.com Tour event, in Colombia, amateur Julio Bell made only four pars while shooting rounds of 93-105.
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Park carries torch, Pak flag for Korea in Winter Olympics
Inbee Park’s status as one of South Korea’s most important athletes was confirmed Friday during the Opening Ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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Former commish Finchem keeps busy, playing Pebble
Tim Finchem’s life isn’t slowing all that much since he retired as PGA Tour commissioner 13 months ago. He's in the field this week at Pebble Beach.
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Obama arrives on Monterey Peninsula during Pebble week
Sirens, police escorts and Secret Service teams have been alerting locals to a special guest on the Monterey Peninsula during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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DJ fires 67 while Spieth's putting struggles continue
Dustin Johnson can be the most intimidating player in the game, but his playing partner on Thursday at Pebble Beach is the most infuriating, Jordan Spieth.
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Hossler heading 'right direction' after 65 in Rd. 1
Beau Hossler’s name was atop the leaderboard when he walked the iconic 18th hole at Pebble Beach Thursday in the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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Hossler, Streelman share early Pebble Beach lead
Beau Hossler and Kevin Streelman share the early lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where world No. 1 Dustin Johnson is just two back.
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Mickelson eyes another Pebble win after first-round 69
Phil Mickelson got off to a rough start Thursday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but he turned it on late and opened with a 3-under 69.
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Nicklaus to reduce day-to-day Nicklaus Co. duties
At age 78, Jack Nicklaus has decided to "step away" from day-to-day duties as the head of Nicklaus Companies.
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Eastwood's team tops Murray's in 3M Celebrity Challenge
Bill Murray’s team failed to complete a three-peat at the 3M Celebrity Challenge, losing to Clint Eastwood’s team Wednesday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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Spieth on Romo: 'No doubt he'll shoot under par'
If Tony Romo makes a big impression testing the waters on the PGA Tour over the next six weeks, he will have Jordan Spieth to thank.
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