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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Dan McDonald As we enter the home stretch of tournaments leading up to the Masters Tournament in April, there will be a lot of talk about how a win could jumpstart a player and give them the momentum needed to capture the green jacket.
By Doug Ferguson PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer.
By Doug Ferguson PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who's the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who's the real No. 1? That question was a lot easier 10 years ago.
By T.J. Auclair You know when you see those photos or screenshots of people trying to pull a Phil Mickelson and hit a flop shot over a friend's head?
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By T.J. Auclair We've seen our fair share of golfers attempting to hit golf shots from dangerous places. This, however, takes the cake.
By Doug Ferguson LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one. "The Masters can't get here soon enough."
By T.J. Auclair Editor's note: This is the fifth installment of a six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
Monday, February 20, 2017
By T.J. Auclair The sixth hole at Riviera Country Club -- host of last week's Genesis Open -- can present a unique set of circumstances if miss your intended target with your tee shot. The par-3 hole features a pot bunker smack in the middle of its green.
By T.J. Auclair Who doesn't love a good blooper reel? Trust me when I tell you will not find a better golf blooper compilation than the one you're about to see here:
By T.J. Auclair If you were watching the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club over the weekend, you may have caught Phil Mickelson hitting a wedge off the famous par-3 sixth green. The distinctive feature of that green is a pot bunker that's right in the middle of it.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
By Doug Ferguson LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Fred Couples won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 12th PGA Tour Champions title and first since 2014, rallying to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez at TwinEagles.
By Matt S. Craig We've all seen a scene like this on television.
By T.J. Auclair Phil Mickelson is a magician with a wedge. That's all there is to it.
By Greg Hardwig The Most Interesting Man in Golf, the Most Fascinating, and the Only PGA Tour Champions Player to shoot a 59 are in position to win the Chubb Classic after Saturday's second round at The TwinEagles Club.
By T.J. Auclair Remember that old, "What will Phil do next?" ad campaign from several years back?
By Tom Hoffarth PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Sahith Theegala's weekend at Riviera continues with Phil Mickelson as a surprise guest in his party of three.
By Doug Ferguson LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dustin Johnson left the Genesis Open in the twilight Saturday realizing he could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 in the world. He wasn't the least bit concerned, mainly because he still had 36 holes ahead of him.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Brett Rumford beat Phachara Khongwatmai of Thailand 2 and 1 in the final round of match play Sunday to claim the first World Super 6 tournament title near where he grew up in West Australia.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Doug Ferguson LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas returned in the rain at Riviera on Saturday morning, finished with four pars for a 3-under 68 and then had to wait for the next six hours to see where that would leave him halfway through the Genesis Open.
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