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South Korean LPGA stars lead KLPGA team
South Korea’s LPGA team of all-stars took the early lead Friday on the Korean LPGA Tour in a team event featuring twice as much star power as this year’s Solheim Cup did.
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Trump playing 'quickly' with Tiger, DJ
Tiger Woods is scheduled to make his return to competition next week at his Hero World Challenge. But first, a (quick) round with the President.
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Day (68) just one back at Australian Open
Jason Day posted a second-round 68 to move himself just one off the lead held by Lucas Herbert through two rounds at the Emirates Australian Open.
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Ogilvy urges distance rollback of ball
Add former U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy to the chorus of voices calling for a distance rollback of the golf ball.
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The golf world celebrates Thanksgiving
Twitter and Instagram provide a look at how the golf world celebrated Thanksgiving:
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Tributes pour in for legendary caddie Sheridan
Golf celebrates the life of long-time caddie Greg Sheridan after receiving news of his passing at age 63.
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Day, Spieth chasing Davis after Day 1 of Aussie Open
Cameron Davis has opened up a two-shot lead in Australia, but the event's headliners, Jason Day and Jordan Spieth, aren't too far behind.
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Watch: Shilton wins $16k timepiece with hole-in-one
Brad Shilton made a hole-in-one on Thursday at the Australian Open, and he was rewarded for his efforts - with a Tag Heuer watch worth $16k.
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Day: Woods feeling good, hitting it long
A week ahead of Tiger Woods' return to the PGA Tour, Jason Day said Woods told him he feels better than he has in three years,
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Move over Lydia, a new Ko is coming to LPGA
Another gifted young South Korean will be joining the LPGA ranks next year.
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Piller pregnant, no timetable for LPGA return
Gerina Piller, 32, is pregnant with her first child and will not be rejoining the LPGA when the 2018 season opens.
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Love's hip surgery a success; eyes Florida swing return
Davis Love III underwent hip replacement surgery on Tuesday. There were no complications during the surgery and his recovery time is estimated around three to four months.
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Vegas lists Woods at 20-1 to win a major in 2018
Despite not hitting a competitive shot in nearly a year, one Las Vegas outlet listed Tiger Woods at 20-1 to win a major championship in 2018.
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Open Qualifying Series kicks off with Aussie Open
The Open Qualifying Series kicks off this week at the Emirates Australian Open, where three players will earn spots next summer at Carnoustie.
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Stock Watch: Lexi, Justin rose or fall this week?
Lexi Thompson won the Race to the CME Globe and its $1 million prize while Justin Rose came up short when it mattered most. Whose stock is rising and falling?
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Titleist's Uihlein fires back at Davis over distance
Consider Titleist CEO Wally Uihlein unmoved by Mike Davis' comments about the evolution of the golf ball - and unhappy.
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Class of 2011: The groups before The Group
The Class of 2011 is deep and successful. Here's a look at some other 'classes,' smaller in size, but big on accomplishment.
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USGA's Davis: Impact of course expansion 'horrible'
With professionals hitting the ball farther than ever, USGA executive director Mike Davis offered a candid assessment of the ripple effects tied to increased golf ball distance.
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Country music star Owen to play in Web.com event
Following in the footsteps of Steph Curry, country music star Jake Owen has accepted a sponsor invitation to play in the 2018 Nashville Golf Open on the Web.com Tour.
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Rahm, Koepka both jump in OWGR after wins
Jon Rahm and Brooks Koepka both made moves inside the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings following wins in Dubai and Japan, respectively.
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Love to undergo hip replacement surgery
Two days removed from arguably the most hectic week of his year, Davis Love III will undergo replacement surgery on his left hip.
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LPGA awards: Ryu, S.H. Park tie for POY
Nobody dominated the LPGA’s big season-ending awards, though Lexi Thompson and Sung Hyun Park came close.
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Ko ends first winless season with T-16 at CME
Lydia Ko carved a hybrid 3-iron to 15 feet and ended the most intensely scrutinized year of her young career with a birdie Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship.
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After Further Review: Whan deserves major credit
The Race to the CME Globe is a major interest-creator for the LPGA, and Austin Cook's win shows the great depth on the PGA Tour.
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Snedeker feels close to 100 percent after RSM week
Brandt Snedeker was surprised how good his body felt after returning from an injury this week at the RSM Classic. Now he has plans for a busy 2018 season.
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Cook hopes RSM win starts a ROY campaign
Austin Cook cruised to his first PGA Tour victory at the RSM. It was a timely victory for a player who has set rather lofty goals for himself.
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Thompson wins Race, loses tournament after short miss
Lexi Thompson won the season-long points race, but a 2-foot miss on the final green opened the door for Ariya Jutanugarn to win.
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Watch: Fleetwood gets emotional with family after Race to Dubai win
Tommy Fleetwood took home the season-long Race to Dubai title on Sunday and he was, understandably, emotional with his family afterward.
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Matsuyama after Koepka rout: 'Huge gap between us'
After finishing 10 shots behind him at the Dunlop Phoenix, Hideki Matsuyama believes there is a 'huge gap' between himself and U.S. Open winner Brooks Koepka.
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McCormick to caddie for Spieth at Aussie Open
Jordan Spieth will reportedly have swing coach Cameron McCormick on the bag next week as he defends his title at the Australian Open
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Rahm wins finale, Fleetwood takes Race to Dubai
Jon Rahm won the European Tour's DP World Tour Championship, while Tommy Fleetwood was able to edge Justin Rose for the season-long Race to Dubai title.
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Battling mono, Kaufman tied for lead at CME
In her first start since being diagnosed, Kim Kaufman's Saturday 64 has her tied for the lead at the CME Group Tour Championship.
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New-look Wie eyes CME Group Tour Championship title
Michelle Wie will get to sport her new look on a big stage after playing herself into a four-way tie for the lead at the LPGA season-finale.
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You Oughta Know: LPGA's Sunday scenarios
The CME Group Tour Championship is loaded with pressure-packed subplots Sunday at Tiburon Golf Club. Here’s what You Oughta Know about the prizes at stake:
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Simpson WDs from RSM, tweets his father is ill
Following rounds of 67-68, Webb Simpson was in 12th place entering the weekend at the RSM Classic before he withdrew prior to Saturday’s third round.
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New old putter helps Kirk (64) jump into contention
Chris Kirk shot a 64 after switching to an older style of putter similar to the one he used on the Web.com Tour in 2010 to earn his PGA Tour card.
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Rookie Cook (66) handling RSM like a pro
Austin Cook is having an impressive week at the RSM Classic, but one statistic stands out more than others.
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Park collapses; leaderboard chaos at CME
On a sunny Saturday in Florida, Sung Hyun Park was battered by a storm of her own making. Now the LPGA finale is a wide-open affair.
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Rookie Cook (66-62) credits prior Tour experience
Austin Cook is a rookie only on paper. At least, that’s the way he’s played since joining the circuit this season. His 14-under total has him in the lead at Sea Island Resort.
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Bubba (64) fires his lowest round of 2017
Bubba Watson wasn't supposed to be back in 2017. But on Friday at the RSM Classic, he turned in his lowest round of the year.
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Korda sisters poised to make a run at CME
Jessica Korda and Nelly Korda are both in position to have a big weekend at the CME Group Championship should S.H. Park falter.
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Whan details LPGA changes for 2018 and beyond
LPGA commissioner Mike Whan revealed several details about the LPGA's future in his annual state-of-the-tour address Friday.
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Ryu, S.H. Park among winners at Rolex awards
So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Park were among the winners Thursday during the LPGA’s Rolex Awards dinner at the Ritz Carlton Golf Resort.
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Co-leader Smith credits Foley's influence
Sarah Jane Smith is making the most of the devoted efforts of Sean Foley this week, tying for the first-round lead in the CME Group Tour Championship.
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Seeking awards sweep, Park 1 off lead
Sung Hyun Park made a strong start in her bid to make LPGA history with an epic sweep of the year’s major awards.
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Snedeker 'shocked' after pain-free opening 67
Lowered expectations brought a solid start for Brandt Snedeker on Day 1 at Sea Island Resort, where he opened with a 3-under 67.
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Ryu opens with 72 thanks to mid-round massage
So Yeon Ryu wouldn’t be playing this week if so much wasn’t at stake in the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.
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Donald hospitalized with chest pains after RSM WD
Luke Donald withdrew before his round on Thursday at the RSM Classic and later posted an update on social media that he’d been hospitalized for chest pains.
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Kirk rides hot putter to lead at old stomping grounds
Chris Kirk's luck with the putter changed on Thursday, when he needed just 23 putts on his way to an opening 63 and a one-stroke lead at the RSM Classic.
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Watch: Ko ends round with bunker hole-out
Lydia Ko already had a stellar round going when she came to the 18th hole at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. Her final shot made it even better.
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Ko, Park trail by 1 at season-ending CME
Lydia Ko and Sung Hyun Park sit one shot off the early lead at the season's final event, the CME Group Tour Championship.
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Roundtable: Breaking down the CME's top storylines
Golf Channel’s Judy Rankin, Karen Stupples and Jerry Foltz broke down some of the storylines at the CME Group Tour Championship.
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Podcast: Fowler, DeChambeau takeaways from 2017
GolfChannel.com writer Will Gray caught up with Rickie Fowler and Bryson DeChambeau to discuss the highs and lows of 2017.
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Ryu WDs from CME pro-am to rest injured shoulder
Rolex world No. 3 So Yeon Ryu withdrew Wednesday from the CME Group Tour Championship Pro-Am to rest her ailing right shoulder.
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Feng celebrates No. 1 ranking with a steak
Shanshan Feng acknowledged the help of her team Wednesday, explaining how important her coach, Gary Gilchrist, and her caddie, Mercer Leftwich, are to her.
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Lewis' winnings go to specific Houston neighborhood
Stacy Lewis’ emotional victory for Houston back in August is helping rebuild a neighborhood on the west side of that city.
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Love unsure where RSM fits on new Tour schedule
Although there are still plenty of moving parts when it comes to the 2018-19 PGA Tour schedule, some elements seem to be coming into focus.
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Haas, Z. Johnson experimenting with caddies
This week at the RSM Classic features some unique experiments, with two high-profile players opting to use unconventional caddies.
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Lewis won't play fifth major until changes are made
Stacy Lewis is encouraged by Mike Whan’s pledge to move the Evian Championship back to the summer, but she still has some issues with the event.
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Rahm named European Tour Rookie of the Year
Jon Rahm's meteoric rise in 2017 was validated with some hardware before the start of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
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RSM Classic: Tee times, TV schedule, stats
The PGA Tour heads to the Sea Island Resort in Sea Island, Ga., for the last official PGA Tour event of 2017, the RSM Classic.
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With mother cancer-free, Lexi looks to end emotional year on high note
Lexi Thompson is looking to end the most emotionally challenging year of her young career on a high note at this week’s CME Group Tour Championship.
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Players experiencing blood tests at RSM Classic
When the PGA Tour announced it would add blood testing there were plenty of questions. Those questions are slowly being answered.
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Healthy Snedeker finally back with new swing, diet
Brandt Snedeker is back this week at the RSM Classic. After 14 weeks of virtual inactivity because of injury, he's learned to keep things in perspective.
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Despite injury, Ryu motivated to take back No. 1
So Yeon Ryu reigned as world Rolex No. 1 for 19 consecutive weeks before losing the top spot two weeks ago. She wants it back.
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Lexi, Park, Feng grouped for LPGA season finale
Lexi Thompson, Sung Hyun Park and Shanshan Feng will be able to keep an eye on each other in the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship.
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Report: Aronimink to host '20 KPMG, '27 PGA
Aronimink Golf Club outside Philadelphia will host the 2020 KPMG Women's PGA Championship and 2027 PGA Championship, according to a report.
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Grace returns to OWGR top 30 following Nedbank win
Branden Grace capped a lean year with a win at the Nedbank Golf Challenge and is now back inside the top 30 in the latest world rankings.
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Murray on Champions tour: 'Does anyone really care'
As the outcome of the Charles Schwab Cup turned into a social media debate Sunday night, PGA Tour pro Grayson Murray chimed in to question the relevance of the over-50 circuit.
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After Further Review: 'Hogan's Alley' deserves better
There's a possibility that Colonial Country Club may not find a new sponsor to host a PGA Tour event. History deserves better than that.
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Langer fails to win Schwab Cup despite 7-win season
Despite a season that included seven wins and three majors, Bernhard Langer didn't win the season-long Charles Schwab Cup as Kevin Sutherland captured two trophies Sunday.
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Fowler's rally comes up short at Mayakoba
Patton Kizzire earned his first win at Mayakoba, but Rickie Fowler certainly made him earn it thanks to a late charge that led to a runner-up finish.
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Kizzire outlasts Fowler for first win at Mayakoba
During a 36-hole final day at the OHL Classic, Patton Kizzire held off a hard-charging Rickie Fowler to earn his first career win.
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Late birdie helps Grace win Nedbank Golf Challenge
Branden Grace rolled in a lengthy birdie try on the 16th hole that proved to be the difference as he raced past Scott Jamieson to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in his home country.
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Report: PGA Championship returning to Valhalla in 2024
The PGA Championship will he held at Valhalla Golf Club for the fourth time in 2024, according to a report.
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Snedeker to return from injury at RSM Classic
Brandt Snedeker is scheduled to play next week’s RSM Classic, his first start on the PGA Tour since June when he was sidelined by injury.
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McInerney fails to advance to Web Q-School Finals
After skipping the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, A.J. McInerney will not advance to the final stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying School.
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Watch: DeChambeau needs ruling for pesky bug
Bryson DeChambeau needed an unusual ruling Thursday at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
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Kizzire (62) takes two-shot lead at Mayakoba
Patton Kizzire opened the OHL Classic at Mayakoba with a 9-under 62 and now holds a two-shot lead as he looks to win on Tour for the first time.
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Report: Time ticking in Colonial sponsor search
According to a report, officials with the PGA Tour stop at Colonial Country Club have until Dec. 1 to resolve their sponsorship issues.
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Opening ace propels Mitchell at Mayakoba
Rookie Keith Mitchell opened the OHL Classic at Mayakoba with an ace on his very first hole en route to an opening-round 66.
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Fowler (65) goes bogey-free in season opener
Making his first start since the Presidents Cup, Rickie Fowler opened with a bogey-free 65 to move into contention at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
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Bombers Thompson, Finau teaming at QBE Shootout
Lexi Thompson will return next month to the QBE Shootout, where she will team with fellow long-hitter Tony Finau in the unofficial PGA Tour team event.
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Olympic officially announced as PGA, Ryder venue
The PGA of America officially introduced The Olympic Club in San Francisco as the future site of the 2028 PGA Championship and 2032 Ryder Cup.
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Williams to end career as caddie in 2018
After a caddying career that has spanned parts of five decades and included 14 major titles, Steve Williams plans to make 2018 his final year on the bag.
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Champ eager to make pro debut at Mayakoba
A relatively unknown amateur just a few months ago, Cameron Champ is ready to make his professional debut this week at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
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Thomas asks Korda: 'Y did u make a 9'
Jessica Korda made a 9 on the par-5 third in the opening round of the Blue Bay LPGA. Good friend Justin Thomas took notice.
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Sauers recipient of PGA Tour Courage Award
Gene Sauers has been named the recipient of the PGA Tour's Courage Award following his battle with Stevens-Johnson syndrome which preceded his win at the 2016 U.S. Senior Open.
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Fowler grouped with Grillo, Hadley at Mayakoba
The PGA Tour heads south of the border this week for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Here's a look at a few early-round groups to keep an eye on.
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Creamer targets Diamond Resorts event for return
Paula Creamer will make her return from wrist surgery as one of the headliners at the third annual Diamond Resorts Invitational Jan. 12-14 in Orlando.
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Stenson: HSBC stunt not 'responsible' for Nedbank WD
After withdrawing from this week's Nedbank Golf Challenge, Henrik Stenson took to social media to push back against reports that his latest rib injury resulted from a sponsored photo shoot.
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OHL Classic at Mayakoba: Tee times, TV schedule, stats
The PGA Tour heads south of the border for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Here's the key info for this week's event.
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Whan looking to move Evian back to summer
LPGA commissioner Mike Whan about future plans to improve the Evian Championship during his visit Tuesday to Golf Channel studios.
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Jack tweets letter from turning pro in 1961
On this day in 1961, Jack Nicklaus announced his decision to forgo his amateur status with a fantastic letter.
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Stock Watch: Rose rising at the right time
Justin Rose is catching fire heading toward the Race to Dubai finale, while Jason Day's U.S. Open plans are already up in the air.
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Park leapfrogs Ryu at top of rankings
Sung Hyun Park officially moved to the top of the Rolex Women’s World Rankings on Monday, ending So Yeon Ryu’s 19-week reign atop the rankings.
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Stenson (rib) out for last two Race to Dubai events
Henrik Stenson has reportedly withdrawn from the final two events in the Race to Dubai because of a rib injury he sustained during a promo shoot.
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A&M's Champ turns pro, to debut at Mayakoba
Big-hitting Texas A&M senior Cameron Champ has decided to turn pro.
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Cantlay enters OWGR top 50 after Shriners win
Unranked in February, Patrick Cantlay is now inside the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings following his victory in Las Vegas.
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After Further Review: Can't wait for Woods
There are no guarantees about Tiger Woods' long-awaited return to the PGA Tour. But we can't wait for it to happen anyway.
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