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Stock Watch: Riviera drop-outs drop down
A couple of weekend no-shows are falling, while Dustin Johnson and Ha Na Jang are on the rise in this week's Stock Watch.
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Trump's round with McIlroy leads to White House statement
After Donald Trump teed it up with Rory McIlroy over the weekend, the White House issued a statement to clarify the length of the president's golf outing.
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Rules update: 'Biggest change for our generation'
R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers says the highly anticipated modernizing of golf’s rules will be released on March 1.
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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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