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Ben Hogan returned to golf from near-fatal car accident 67 years ago today

Ben Hogan
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After nearly losing his life in a horrific car accident in February of 1949, Ben Hogan returned to competitive golf 11 months later at the LA Open. Post-accident, Hogan would go on to win six of his nine major titles.
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Published: Friday, January 06, 2017 | 12:45 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Davis Love III sidelined after snowboarding injury

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Davis Love III will miss 12 weeks of action after breaking his collarbone in a snowboarding accident.
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Published: Friday, January 06, 2017 | 12:03 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


5 underrated golfers to watch out for in 2017

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Here's a look at five players -- all PGA Tour winners -- who are underrated, perhaps under-appreciated -- and who you might just see hoisting some hardware in 2017, including Charles Howell III.
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Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | 5:46 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Tiger Woods will play Torrey Pines

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Tiger Woods has committed to play in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, Jan. 26-29. It will be his 2016-17 PGA Tour season debut and his first start on Tour since a T10 at the 2015 Wyndham Championship.
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Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | 5:26 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


No. 18 at Kapalua could be one of the most fun holes in golf

Kapalua
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The 663-yard, par-5 18th hole at Kapalua's Plantation Course yields some of the coolest shots you'll see on the PGA Tour all year long. We'll get to see it again this week when the SBS Tournament of Champions tees off on Thursday.
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Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | 2:31 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


PGA Tour: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth headline marquee groups at Kapalua

Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth
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Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth will be the marquee pairing at Kapalua this week. Both players are major winners and both have won at Kapalua.
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Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | 12:19 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


The Majors 101: Where they are, when they are and what the top storylines will be

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It's never too early to start speculating about the 2017 major championships. With the 2017 Masters just 2017 days away, here's a closer look at all four majors.
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Published: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 | 8:54 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Tiger Woods back as 'Mac Daddy Santa'

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Tiger Woods tweeted out a photo that, well, we didn't expect to see today.
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Published: Thursday, December 22, 2016 | 4:06 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


What was the best golf course you played in 2016?

Best golf courses
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We're jealous. Our readers played some incredible golf courses in 2016. Here's a list -- with photos -- of some of the great places they played, including the TPC Stadium at PGA West.
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Published: Thursday, December 22, 2016 | 10:30 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Michael Jordan's golf swing needs some work

Michael Jordan
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In a video captured by the Bryan Brothers, it sure looks like Michael Jordan might need the gift of golf lessons from a PGA Professional this Christmas.
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Published: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | 12:35 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


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