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7:24 PM ET Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Bryson DeChambeau kept making so many birdies in the Mexico Championship that when he rolled in his ninth one from 45 feet, all he could do was throw his hands in the air in pure wonder. He wasn’t alone Friday in making birdies, although Rory McIlroy would
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7:01 PM ET Despite a rejection from the world’s No. 1-ranked player and without having a single player formally commit to the venture, backers of the proposed Premier Golf League are forging ahead with their idea to create a world tour that would stage limited-field tournaments with massive prize money. Andy Gardiner, a London-based director
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5:07 PM ET Tiger Woods will bypass an opportunity to play near his South Florida home next week as he is skipping the Honda Classic. Woods did not enter the tournament by Friday’s deadline, deciding to skip the Palm Beach Gardens, Florida event for the second straight year. The decision was not a surprise based
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RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — The name popped from the caddie’s back, bolded in black against a white bib. That did little to help the volunteer tasked with taking scores during Wednesday’s pro-am, who was having a hell of a time deducing who was finishing on the 18th green. “Campbell … Campbell … Campbell,” the
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MEXICO CITY — As Rory McIlroy finished a practice round late Wednesday afternoon at Club de Golf Chapultepec, scores of kids screamed for the World No. 1’s autograph. He was happy to oblige. Meanwhile, a couple thousand miles away in South Florida, Brooks Koepka posted a picture on Instagram of himself chilling in his pool
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4:02 PM ET Former CBS television commentator Peter Kostis is the latest to call out Patrick Reed in the wake of a rules violation in the Bahamas, saying the golfer four times improved his lie or his line of play while he witnessed it in his duties for the network. Reed was assessed a two-shot
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RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico—A storm rolled off the Sierra Luquillo mountains late Tuesday afternoon. Its gusts were unwelcome guests to those preparing for the Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach Golf Course, the winds so stiff—paired with an ominous skyline—that many players deemed practicing a futile effort. But one remained, carving trajectories through the Caribbean
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Adam Scott has played professional for two decades and has been associated with Titleist for all of them. The talented Aussie has a major to his credit at the 2013 Masters and just added the Genesis Invitational to his list of PGA Tour wins. Scott spoke with GolfDigest.com (as well as three other golf media
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12:33 PM ET Patrick Reed‘s sandy rules violation in the Bahamas more than two months ago continues to garner attention. And Brooks Koepka is the latest to strongly weigh in when asked if he felt Reed cheated. “Uh, yeah. I think, yeah, yeah,” Koepka said Monday in a Sirius/XMI radio interview that covered a range
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Update: Mickey Wright died on Feb. 17, 2020. The interview below was conducted in 2017. Mickey Wright is without question the greatest female player of all time, compiling a staggering 82 LPGA victories, including 13 major championships. Her swing, an aesthetic and technical miracle, was assessed by Ben Hogan as the best ever. By 1969,
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2:54 PM ET Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85. Attorney Sonia Pawluc said Wright had been hospitalized in Florida for the last few weeks after being injured in a
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The United States has boasted some very golf-oriented presidents in American history. Dwight Eisenhower was intimately connected with Augusta National, both Bushes are/were lifelong fans who became regular fixtures at golf’s big events, and Barrack Obama, despite his well-documented love for basketball, also became a near-diehard. None of them, however, rise to the level of
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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 Feb. 17. Adam Scott, Hall of Famer Adam Scott has quietly, even
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6:34 PM ET Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. — Scott Parel overcame a three-shot deficit Sunday and closed with an 8-under 63 to win the Chubb Classic by two shots over Bob Estes, his third career victory on the PGA Tour Champions to surpass $5 million for his career. Parel moved atop the Charles Schwab Cup
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