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After Further Review: Perception of Day hurt by WD
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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Fore Things: Fowler finally wins with 54-hole lead
Here are Fore Things you should take away from Rickie Fowler’s convincing victory at the Honda Classic on Sunday.
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Fowler shrugs off Miller critique: 'A win's a win'
Rickie Fowler survived a tumultuous Sunday at the Honda, but it left Golf Channel and NBC analyst Johnny Miller questioning Fowler’s ability to close.
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Woodland (T-2) pleased, frustrated by final round
He couldn’t catch up to Rickie Fowler, but Gary Woodland still continued an impressive season with his final-round rally at the Honda Classic.
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Bryan eyeing Masters after another T-4 finish
Another week, another T-4 finish for Wesley Bryan. The PGA Tour rookie managed to tie for fourth after an even-par 70 in the final round.
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By the numbers: Key stats from Fowler's Honda win
Rickie Fowler picked up his fourth PGA Tour victory on Sunday. Here are some key stats from the 28-year-old's win at PGA National.
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Fowler hangs on to win Honda by four shots
It wasn't particularly pretty, but Rickie Fowler won the Honda Classic by four shots on Sunday to claim his fourth career PGA Tour title.
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Horschel (security) would've skipped WGC-Mexico
Billy Horschel made a charge up the Honda Classic leaderboard Sunday that nearly netted him a spot in the WGC-Mexico Championship. It wouldn’t have mattered.
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Vegas hopes ace propels him to Match Play in Austin
Jhonattan Vegas didn’t win a car for his efforts, but a final-round ace at the Honda Classic boosted his chances of returning to a familiar locale next month.
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Winner Fichardt, 2 more qualify for Open at Joburg
Darren Fichardt, Stuart Manley and Paul Waring all earned invitations to the Open Championship via their finishes at the Joburg Open.
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Day (flu) withdraws from WGC-Mexico
The PGA Tour announced Sunday that world No. 2 Jason Day has withdrawn from next week's WGC-Mexico Championship, citing health concerns.
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DeChambeau tweets apology for USGA remarks
Bryson DeChambeau took to Twitter to pen an apology after directing comments toward the USGA following a missed cut at the Honda Classic.
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Saturday's final group makes a mess of back nine
Saturday was not a good day to be in the anchor pairing at the Honda Classic.
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Hatton in position to win in Honda debut
Tyrrell Hatton, who will begin Sunday's final round four shots back of Rickie Fowler, came into this week with few expectations.
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You Oughta Know: National treasure
Although Rickie Fowler's record with a 54-hole lead is shaky, PGA National has historically been kind to leaders.
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Two key changes to thank for Fowler's improved play
Two keys off the tee have contributed to Rickie Fowler’s recent resurgence: shorten the club and start aiming left.
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Fore Things: Fowler's time to close 54-hole lead?
Rickie Fowler has the 54-hole lead. What he doesn't have? A great track record for closing. Here's Fore Things you need to know from Round 3 of the Honda.
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Fowler (65) takes 4-shot Honda lead
With a Saturday 65, Rickie Fowler will take a 4-shot lead into the Honda Classic final round as he seeks his first Tour win since 2015.
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Watch: Brehm's unbelievably bad break off sprinkler
Some days, the golf gods just aren't on your side. Ryan Brehm had one of those days in Round 3 of the Honda Classic.
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Cowen makes trip to Orlando to help Stenson
Pete Cowen has been busy this week at the Honda Classic, but all his work wasn’t at the tournament.
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DeChambeau blames USGA amid putting style switch
Bryson DeChambeau has ditched the side-saddle putting approach, and he pins the reason for his switch squarely on the USGA.
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Fore Things: Fowler ready for another W
No, Pat Perez isn’t in the Honda Classic field this week, though he’s the talk of golf at PGA National. Here are Fore Things from Friday that are noteworthy.
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Bryan, Palmer co-lead Honda; Fowler one back
It’s a mix of youth and wisdom atop the leaderboard at the halfway point of the Honda Classic. Here’s how things look heading into the weekend at PGA National.
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Watch: Stefani strips down to underwear for water shot
Shawn Stefani, rekindling memories of Henrik Stenson’s bold play at Doral back in 2009, stripped down to his underwear Friday to play a shot out of the water.
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Howell hoping for trip to Mexico and beyond
Charles Howell III doesn’t know yet whether to book a flight to Mexico, but the veteran is taking the uncertainty in stride at the Honda Classic.
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Rory: Round with Trump not a 'political statement'
Rory McIlroy round of golf with President Donald Trump last weekend not only prompted a statement from the White House but also one from McIlroy himself.
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Fowler knows: It's time to win again
More than a year has passed since Rickie Fowler’s last worldwide victory, an impressive rally against a strong field in Abu Dhabi.
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Palmer shaking off awful Bear Trap history
Ryan Palmer is a combined 38 over on PGA National's Bear Trap since 2007. But this year he's even par through 36 holes and atop the leaderboard.
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Steele rebounds from quintuple bogey to make cut
Brendan Steele was happy to extract some revenge on 14 at the Honda Classic. It was there on Thursday that his opening round essentially imploded.
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To find more fairways, Fowler shortens driver
Rickie Fowler isn’t chasing distance in this long-driving era of golf. He’s already plenty long. Instead, he’s chasing accuracy.
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McIlroy commits to play Travelers for first time
Rory McIlroy has committed to play the Travelers Championship for the first time.
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McIlroy: U.S. political 'circus' is 'intriguing to watch'
While Rory McIlroy can't vote in U.S. elections, that hasn't stopped the Ulsterman from becoming enamored with American politics in recent months.
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Remember when: Tiger was 'progressing nicely'
It was a year ago today that Tiger Woods attempted to counter rumors of his physical demise by posting this swing to his Twitter account.
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Perez clarifies remarks: 'I'm a Tiger fan'
After creating a media firestorm with his on-air comments about Tiger Woods, Pat Perez clarified his remarks.
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Poulter out to retain status, qualify for Masters
Two years ago, Ian Poulter let the Honda Classic slip away. Now he's back at PGA National with one eye on his status and another on Augusta.
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Fore Things: Sponsor invite scenario playing out again
As the Florida swing gets underway, a number of veterans are looking to chase down a pair of rookies at PGA National. Here are Fore Things you should know.
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Kaymer (65) makes the most of sponsor invite
It’s rare for a two-time major champ to require a sponsor invitation, but credit Martin Kaymer for putting his to use in the early going at the Honda Classic.
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Willett (69) planning more U.S. starts in 2017
Danny Willett is giving U.S. fans a glimpse of his game this week at the Honda Classic, a rarity in the 10 months since he won the Masters.
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Bryan, Gribble co-lead Honda; Kaymer 1 back
The Bear Trap didn’t inflict much damage during the opening round of the Honda Classic, as several players were able to get well into red figures..
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Bryan mines local knowledge for first-round 64
There aren’t many PGA Tour venues where rookie Wesley Bryan can boast some experience, but PGA National is one of them.
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Watch: Where did van Zyl's putter go?
Jaco van Zyl turned plenty of heads Thursday at the Joburg Open.
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Perez on Tiger: 'He knows he can't beat anybody'
Pat Perez doesn’t think Tiger Woods will play again this season after injuring his back last month in Dubai and had some strong comments.
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Changes to Florida swing impact Honda field
The revised nature of the Florida swing didn’t help the Honda Classic this year.
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Scott defending title in only second start of year
Adam Scott will defend his title at the Honda Classic this week feeling fresher than most players in the field. It's only his second start of the year.
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JT on DJ, Rory: I like the way they walk
Justin Thomas pays attention to more than the mechanics of Dustin Johnson’s and Rory McIlroy’s swings.
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Poulter: Arnie signed 2nd $100 bill after wife spent first
Just about every Tour pro who has played the event has an Arnold Palmer story. Ian Poulter had a funny tale to tell Wednesday.
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Honda starts critical stretch for 'pain free' Poulter
Ian Poulter says his foot is healed, and he’s looking to give himself another chance to win the Honda Classic this week.
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'Ready golf' encouraged during British Am stroke play
The stroke-play portion of this year’s British Amateur will feature “ready golf” as the Royal and Ancient experiments with ways to improve pace of play.
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You Oughta Know: Scott, Fowler headline Honda
Here's what You Oughta Know heading into this week's Honda Classic. Stats provided by the Golf Channel editorial research unit.
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Harrington weighing surgery with eye on Birkdale
Padraig Harrington can't wait to return to Royal Birkdale, but his pain in the neck is getting more troublesome the closer The Open gets.
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Bohn returns to Honda one year after heart attack
One year ago at the Honda Classic, Jason Bohn suffered a heart attack. He returns to PGA National this week with a new perspective for life and golf.
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Ollie Schniederjans' younger brother racks up 2nd win
Ollie Schniederjans already has three top-10s on Tour this year. His younger brother Luke, 18, has two wins as a Georgia Tech freshman.
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Scott grouped with Thomas, Harrington at Honda
Defending champ Adam Scott will play his first two rounds at the Honda Classic alongside Justin Thomas and former winner Padraig Harrington.
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DJ's Honda absence good for guys wanting 'W'
Dustin Johnson isn’t in the field this week at the Honda Classic. That’s a good thing for more than one PGA Tour pro wanting to win.
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USGA announces U.S. Open local qualifying sites
The USGA has unveiled the list of local qualifiers for the 117th U.S. Open, a gauntlet that includes a first-ever trip to Canada and will conclude this summer at Erin Hills.
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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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