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You Oughta Know: Key stats heading into SHO
There's only one week left until the Masters, and plenty of big names are warming up at the Shell Houston Open. Here's what You Oughta Know heading into this week's event.
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D. Johnson withdraws from Shell Houston Open
Following his win at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, Dustin Johnson opted to withdraw from this week's Shell Houston Open.
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Masters odds: DJ ahead of Spieth, favored again
After his third victory in as many starts, Dustin Johnson leapfrogged Jordan Spieth as the betting favorite for the upcoming Masters.
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Brady posts picture with Spieth on 12th at Augusta
Jordan Spieth has returned to the scene of the crime - and he's got Tom Brady and two other guys with him!
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Report: Mickelson won't testify in Walters case
Phil Mickelson won't testify during the ongoing trial against noted gambler Billy Walters, according to a report from Bloomberg.
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Four qualify for Masters via final OWGR cutoff
Tommy Fleetwood, Jeunghun Wang, Hideto Tanihara and Ross Fisher all officially qualified for the Masters via the final top 50 cutoff in the Official World Golf Ranking.
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Haas tops Tanihara in consolation match
It’s not exactly ideal to play the consolation match at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, but for Bill Haas there is something to be said for competitive pride.
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DJ dominates WGC: 'Some days it does [feel easy]'
In his last 17 starts Dustin Johnson has won six times including three World Golf Championships and the 2016 U.S. Open.
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Rahm on escape from trees: 'Seve, God' helped
Late in the championship match on Sunday, Jon Rahm hit a shot that the late Seve Ballesteros would have been proud of.
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Rahm goes down in final but 'proud' of comeback
First-year PGA Tour player Jon Rahm was inspired by his performance at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, despite the outcome.
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Tanihara comes up short against Haas despite ace
Hideto Tanihara made the fourth hole-in-one in WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play history, but it wasn’t enough to beat Bill Haas.
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After Further Review: Big week for Rahm, DeChambeau
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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Li, 14, wins way into year's first major
Lucy Li will tee it up as a 14-year-old in her second major next week at the ANA Inspiration.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 5
Dustin Johnson squandered a 5-up lead, but managed to withstand a Jon Rahm rally to win the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Watch: Rahm, DJ drive it a combined 862 yards
Dustin Johnson hit his drive on the 12th hole in the championship match of the WGC a whopping 424 yards. He was away for his approach shot.
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Watch: Tanihara aces par-3 7th in consolation match
Hideto Tanihara moved one hole clear of Bill Haas in Sunday’s consolation match when he made a hole-in-one at the seventh hole.
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Points wins in Puerto Rico; DeChambeau T-2
D.A. Points birdied the final hole to seal a two-shot victory at the Puerto Rico Open for his first win in nearly four years.
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Match Play comes down to DJ, Rahm
It will be world No. 1 Dustin Johnson vs. star-in-the-making Jon Rahm in the final of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin CC.
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Fore Things: DJ won't go for drivable par 4
Long-hitting Dustin Johnson hasn't even attempted to the reach the drivable par-4 13th at Austin CC all week. What gives?
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Tanihara earns Masters invite, eyes Presidents Cup
Hideto Tanihara began this year with a simple goal – play the Masters. Following four eventful days in Austin, his to-do list has expanded dramatically.
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At first sign of trouble, DJ drops the hammer
Dustin Johnson blew a 3-up lead over Alex Noren on Saturday and found himself all square through 12. He did not stay there for long.
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Haas defeats Mickelson, credits father Jay
After knocking off Phil Mickelson to advance to the semifinals in Austin, Bill Haas gave his father Jay "all the credit in the world."
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Mickelson, Rahm, DJ cruise to quarterfinals
Phil Mickelson is on a collision course with his protégé Jon Rahm, and Dustin Johnson has the look of a man on a mission following the round of 16.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 4
Here is how things played out on Day 4 of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Watch: Phil shows off magical short game
Phil Mickelson had a chance Saturday to show why he has one of the best short games in history, and Lefty did not disappoint.
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Ko misses cut for second time in her career
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko missed the cut for just the second time in 95 career LPGA starts on Friday at the Kia Classic.
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DJ vs. Z. Johnson among Round of 16 matches
Group play is done, and now the final 16 players will square off Saturday morning for a spot in the quarterfinals in the afternoon at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Fore Things: Longhorn Spieth eliminated in Austin
For the second time in three years, Jordan Spieth failed to advance out of group play at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 3
Here is how things played out on Day 3 of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, as 16 players advanced to the single-elimination portion of the event.
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Group standings at WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
Here are the group standings for pool play at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship in Austin, Texas.
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McIlroy ready for Augusta after interesting week at WGC
Rory McIlroy didn't advance at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, but he's pleased with his game heading into the Masters.
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Hatton knocked out by rules infraction in playoff
Adding to the drama of an eventful day at the Match Play, Tyrrell Hatton lost on the first extra hole of a three-man playoff because of a rules infraction.
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Rahm pummels Garcia, 6 and 4, wins group
Jon Rahm defeated fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia, 6 and 4, to advance to the round of 16 in his first start at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Day's mom has successful surgery, doctors optimistic
Jason Day’s mother, Dening, is resting comfortably following surgery for lung cancer on Friday.
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Phil advances to Sweet 16, still hasn't trailed
Phil Mickelson will play the weekend at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play thanks to a dominant three-day performance in group play.
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Spieth wins, but will need help to advance
Jordan Spieth won his match on Thursday at the WGC Match Play, but he will need help to advance to the Round of 16.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 2
Here is how things played out on Day 2 of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, as 64 players take on Austin Country Club with hopes of advancing out of pool play
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Fisher eyeing good results, Masters berth
Ross Fisher is 53rd in the world ranking and could earn a spot in the Masters field in two weeks if he were to move into the top 50 on Monday’s list.
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F. Molinari (wrist) WDs after 5-and-3 loss
Francesco Molinari became the third player to WD from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, pulling out after his 5-and-3 loss to Thongchai Jaidee on Thursday.
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Woodland WDs from Match Play for 'family matter'
Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play before his Day 2 match against Rory McIlroy, citing a “family matter” according to his manager Mark Steinberg.
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Friday tee times moved up two hours at Match Play
A cold front that is expected to sweep across the area on Friday has prompted officials at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to move up tee times, with the first group heading out at 7:30 a.m. which is...
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Swing tweak helps Koepka drub Dufner
For the second consecutive day, Brooks Koepka rolled to a convincing victory at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, beating Jason Dufner, 6 and 5.
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Watch: Points holes approach to close out 64
D.A. Points holed his approach shot on the final hole to close out an opening 64 at the Puerto Rico Open.
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Ellie Day thankful for support in Instagram post
Following an outpouring of support, Jason Day's wife, Ellie, sent out this emotional Instagram note.
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No upset of No. 1 as DJ rolls in first round
While Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth fell on Day 1, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson steamrolled Webb Simpson, 5 and 3.
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Match-by-match: WGC-Dell Technologies, Day 1
Check out won their first-round match and who has some ground to gain in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Insider trading trial 'not even a thought' for Mickelson
An ongoing insider trading trial in New York City won’t impact Phil Mickelson’s preparation for the Masters, he said on Wednesday.
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Pros support Day, mother through social media
Fellow pros to took to social media on Wednesday to offer support to Jason Day, who said his mother is battling lung cancer.
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Tearful Day WDs, cites mom's cancer battle
Overcome with emotion about his mother's lung cancer, Jason Day withdrew from the WGC-Dell Match Play on Wednesday after 6 holes.
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McIlroy upset by Kjeldsen despite huge distance edge
Soren Kjeldsen pulled off the day’s biggest upset at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, closing out second-seeded Rory McIlroy with four consecutive birdies.
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Snedeker falls after emergency switch to backup putter
It was not the start Brandt Snedeker had hoped for, and that was before he even teed off on Wednesday at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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HOFer King pledges $1.3M to help end water crisis
Hall of Fame member Betsy King has pledged $1.3 million to helping deliver clean water to needy African villages.
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Finau excited to be at WGC, even if he doesn't get in
Two weeks ago Tony Finau was 70th in the world ranking, but things have changed and he's the first alternate at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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DJ eyeing only WGC event he hasn't won
In his first event since winning the WGC-Mexico, world No 1 Dustin Johnson said on Tuesday that he won’t have any trouble finding new motivation.
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Thomas proud of WGC contention without best game
Of everything that Justin Thomas has accomplished this season, it was his play at last month’s WGC-Mexico Championship that truly inspired him.
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Group of Death! Over-analyzing Match Play
True, there are no easy outs at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. But closely examining the groups is part of the fun in pool play.
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Player poll: Pros in favor of bifurcation, keeping Trump courses
The majority of PGA Tour players believe they should break from the USGA and create their own rules in a recent anonymous poll.
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Day 'had no idea' he won the Match Play in 2014
In six starts at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, Jason Day has never lost in the first round. So what’s his secret to the format?
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Stock Watch: Tiger's back! Signing books
There were fans and cameras and media, all there to witness Tiger Woods ... sign copies of his new book. This is what we've come to.
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Full bracket: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
Take a look at the brackets for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin CC, where players first compete in pool play.
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You Oughta Know: Key stats heading into Match Play
Defending champion Jason Day and world No. 1 Dustin Johnson headline a stellar field at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Here is what You Oughta Know heading into golf's version of March Madness.
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Met their match: WGC-Match Play brackets set
Golf’s version of March Madness gets underway Wednesday at Austin CC. Who will the game's biggest stars face? Read on to find out.
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Woods 'trying everything' to be able to play Masters
Tiger Woods said Monday that he is “trying everything” in hopes of being able to return to competition in three weeks at the Masters.
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Rory returns to No. 2 as Masters field nearly finalized
Rory McIlroy is back to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, but still has a long way to go to catch Dustin Johnson.
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Lewis upbeat despite another runner-up finish
Stacy Lewis battled to the finish Sunday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, but it ended in what has become an all too familiar runner-up finish.
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After Further Review: McIlroy rounding into form
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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Leishman returning to Masters after API win
Outside the top 50 in the world ranking, Marc Leishman needed a good finish to the spring to earn a spot in the Masters.
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Palmer's memory serves as role model for players
Without Arnold Palmer, Sunday’s final round at Bay Hill became a team effort. “We take it for granted, him being here for the last 50 years,” Brandt Snedeker said, “... you can’t replace somebody like him...
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Fore Things: Leishman savors win with family
A late eagle propelled Marc Leishman to victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here are Fore Things to know from the final round at Bay Hill.
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McIlroy finishes T-4; moves to No. 2 in OWGR
Rory McIlroy made a deflating bogey on 18, but he finished in a tie for fourth, which was still good enough to return him to No. 2 in the world.
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M. Jutanugarn fires 63; has to pack for sister
Moriya Jutanugarn had to go pack for her sister after running out of holes in her bid to win Sunday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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Leishman rallies to win Arnold Palmer Invitational
In a finish with no shortage of contenders at Bay Hill, Marc Leishman was the last man standing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Watch: Hadwin gets absolutely robbed of hole-in-one
Adam Hadwin was in the Sunday mix for the second straight week, but he should've been even closer to the lead after this perfect shot on the 17th hole.
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McDowell caps busy week as API co-host
Graeme McDowell will experience a career first on Sunday afternoon – taking part in a trophy presentation even though he didn’t win.
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Watch: Zach Johnson's amazing bank shot
Zach Johnson took a page from the game of billiards, banking a bunker shot into the cup off the ball of fellow playing competitor Byeong Hun An.
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Stacy, Post enjoying time as LPGA royalty this week
They are the LPGA pioneers being honored this week. That makes Hollis Stacy and Sandra Post royalty at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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Korda sisters in mix through 54 at Founders Cup
On Friday, Jessica Korda made a hard run up the leaderboard at the Founders Cup. On Saturday, her younger sister, Nelly, made her own big move.
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You Oughta Know: Something's gotta give in API
Which of the 54-hole leaders will win the Arnold Palmer Invitational? Or will it be someone else? The key facts that You Oughta Know.
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Fore Things: Hoffman makes things interesting
Charley Hoffman finished with a bang Saturday, and now Kevin Kisner has company at the top of the leaderboard. Here are Fore Things to know.
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Ko birdies final six holes in 63 at Founders
Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko closed out hard Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup to put together her best round of the year.
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Watch: Grillo loses two balls, one club in water
Emilano Grillo had a tough day in Round 3 at Bay Hill, but his frustration boiled over on the par-5 sixth hole, where he lost two balls and an iron in the water.
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Hoffman putt ties Kisner for API lead
Charley Hoffman made a 71-foot putt on the 18th hole to tie Kevin Kisner for the 54-hole lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Security ends LPGA Trump protest after 30 minutes
UltraViolet’s protest of women’s golf’s association with Donald Trump was short lived Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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McIlroy, Fowler move into contention with 65s
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler had early tee times on Saturday, but they'll be able to sleep in on Sunday after matching 7-under 65s.
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-5 cut lowest in LPGA history; Yost, Inkster survive
How low did they go Friday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup? The cut was set at a record 5 under par. That’s the lowest cut in LPGA history.
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What layoff? Park in position for back-to-back wins
Inbee Park moved into weekend position to win back-to-back LPGA starts. With a 6-under 66 Friday at the Founders Cup, Park climbed into a tie for seventh.
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Woods' agent disputes report on Tiger's status
A report indicates that Tiger Woods is unlikely to play the Masters in three weeks, although Woods' manager disputes the report.
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API winner to receive red Arnie's Army cardigan
The winner of this year's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill will be taking home a new award, a red Arnie's Army cardigan sweater.
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Fore Things: Hadwin lurking in mix
The weather is beginning to heat up at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and so are the scores. Here are Fore Things that you should know heading into the weekend.
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Emotional week comes to early end for Saunders
A bittersweet week came to an early end for Sam Saunders at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Two rounds of 2-over 74 left Saunders one shot outside the cut line.
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Hoffman leads Grillo, Fitzpatrick at Bay Hill
Thanks to a round of 66 and a missed cut last week at the Valspar, Charley Hoffman holds the 36-hole lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Watch: Scared Smylie jumps at sight of gator
Unlike Cody Gribble, who smacked (what we assume was) this alligator on the tail Thursday, Smylie Kaufman was a little less brave.
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Watch: Stenson turns into shoeless amateur at 11
Which is better? The still-barefoot Stenson putting out with his wedge, or the still-barefoot Stenson casually juggling his ball back into the water?
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Two-time API champ Every finally makes a cut
It took a return to a familiar venue for Matt Every to break out of a nearly year-long drought and make the cut to play a PGA Tour weekend .
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Hoffman adds API after MC, takes lead
In a roundabout way, Charley Hoffman might have a missed cut at the Valspar to thank as he contends over the weekend at Bay Hill.
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Fowler latest player to skip WGC Match Play
Add Rickie Fowler to the list of players skipping next week’s WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, Texas.
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LPGA responds to group's planned Trump protest
The LPGA released a statement Friday addressing UltraViolet’s plan to stage a protest Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
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Woods to hold book signing Monday in NYC
Tiger Woods will be in New York City Monday for a book signing, and it will be his first public appearance since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic in early February due to back spasms.
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Dueling eagles: Lewis, Jutanugarn match 64s
Stacy Lewis and Ariya Jutanugarn practically left a trail of smoke in their wake Thursday at the Bank of Hope Founders Club.
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Inkster, 56, within one shot of lead
U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster was doing more than scouting Thursday. She shot a 7-under-par 65 to move one shot off the lead.
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