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Dan Jenkins’ memorial service was held in Fort Worth on Friday, March 15. Family, friends and generations of golf writers gathered to say goodbye to a legend. I grew up reading Dan Jenkins, and it shaped my life. His way with words led me and many others to a career in sports journalism. He taught
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5:12 PM ET PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — For a good part of his round Saturday, Tiger Woods flirted with the secondary cut at the Players Championship, bogeying three of his first eight holes while seemingly being lost on the greens. He managed to turn things around over his closing seven holes, making three birdies
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5:40 PM ET PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — New rules have caused all kinds of consternation in golf this year, but it was an old rule that cost Harold Varner two strokes on Thursday during the opening round of the Players Championship. Varner began his round on the 10th hole with less than the maximum
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6:06 PM ET Pratima Sherpa, a 19-year-old amateur golfer from Nepal, will make her first appearance in a professional event on the Symetra Tour later this month. Sherpa, the subject of an Emmy-winning SC Featured installment last April, will play in the IOA Championship presented by Morongo Casino Resort & Spa on a sponsor exemption
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5:15 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Phil Mickelson will play this summer in the 3M Open, the new PGA Tour stop in Minnesota. Mickelson’s commitment was announced Wednesday by tournament officials, giving the July 4-7 event a five-time major championship winner as a premier attraction. Mickelson is currently 20th in the world rankings.
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Historically, a player collects a handful of trophies before breaking through at a major. Brooks Koepka had no time for that template, inverting the paradigm by winning three major championships before grabbing his second regular PGA Tour event last fall at the CJ Cup. And before that autumn triumph, Koepka had to face the most
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Matthew Fitzpatrick couldn’t quite pick up his first PGA Tour victory at last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, but he’s accepted a pretty good consolation prize. On Wednesday, the PGA Tour announced the Englishman has accepted a special temporary membership for the remainder of the 2018-2019 season. RELATED: Get to know Matthew Fitzpatrick better The 54-hole
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12:30 PM ET PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods said the neck strain that kept him from playing last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational is no longer causing him pain, and that seemed apparent Tuesday during a nine-hole practice round that followed a lengthy practice session on Monday at TPC-Sawgrass. Woods missed a scheduled tournament
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of March 11. Molinari’s blitzkrieg at Bay Hill Francesco Molinari is unassuming. Reserved
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9:05 PM ET Associated Press NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Kirk Triplett made a 12-foot eagle putt on the second hole of a playoff with Woody Austin on Sunday to win the Hoag Classic for his seventh PGA Tour Champions victory. The 56-year-old Triplett forced the playoff with a similar left-to-right breaker for birdie on the
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