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Which PGA Tour golfers have made an ace on a par 4?
Dustin Johnson hit his tee shot on the 433-yard par-4 12th hole during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions to within inches of the cup for one of the most amazing drives of the week, and an early contender for shot of 2018, en route to winning the first event of the calendar year.
8 Jan 2018 - 2:05pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus got his first pro check 56 years ago today
One of the people I really enjoy following on social media is Jack Nicklaus.
8 Jan 2018 - 6:00am - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson powers his way to eight-shot victory at Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii — A new year brought out the best in Dustin Johnson, who powered his way to an 8-under 65 and an eight-shot victory Sunday in the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
7 Jan 2018 - 10:48pm - 0 Comments
Players with most consecutive seasons collecting a victory on the PGA Tour
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a tip to help you understand how hard you should swing your driver
7 Jan 2018 - 10:19pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Dustin Johnson almost aces 433-yard hole at Kapalua
Dustin Johnson has put on quite a driving display this week at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
7 Jan 2018 - 8:24pm - 0 Comments
Today's PGA Tour stars bring buzz back to Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Justin Thomas is one of those players who doesn't like to share his goals until the end of the season. Except for one. He wants to win, because that means he gets to start the year at Kapalua.
7 Jan 2018 - 4:17pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas, Kevin Kisner place friendly wager on CFP National Championship game
On Monday night, the University of Georgia will face off against the University of Alabama for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta.
7 Jan 2018 - 2:49pm - 0 Comments
Jim 'Bones' Mackay to caddie next week for Justin Thomas
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — PGA champion Justin Thomas is using a television on-course reporter to caddie for him next week in Honolulu while his regular caddie recovers from a foot injury.   But not just any TV reporter.  
6 Jan 2018 - 8:25pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson takes control in third round at Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii — Dustin Johnson holed out with a wedge for eagle, made birdie on every par 5 and powered his way to a 7-under 66 to build a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
6 Jan 2018 - 7:17pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Dustin Johnson holes out for eagle to take the lead at Kapalua
New year, same Dustin Johnson. 
6 Jan 2018 - 5:58pm - 0 Comments
Ben Hogan returned to golf from near-fatal car accident 68 years ago today
Today marks a special anniversary in the annals of golf history. On this day 67 years ago -- Jan. 6, 1950 -- Ben Hogan returned to competitive golf at the Los Angeles Open, 11 months after a near-fatal car accident.
6 Jan 2018 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Marc Leishman, Brian Harman share second-round lead at windy Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Marc Leishman played bogey-free and was tied for the lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Just don't get the idea this is another example of an Australian doing well at Kapalua because he stayed sharp Down Under in December.
5 Jan 2018 - 10:40pm - 0 Comments
Behind the Miguel Angel Jimenez 'most interesting man' comparison
Editor's note: We're revisiting this piece, from Masters week 2014, on Miguel Angel Jimenez today in honor of his 54th birthday.
5 Jan 2018 - 12:00pm - 0 Comments
The Majors 101: Where they are, when they are and what the top storylines will be
If you're a fan of professional golf, is there anything better than speculating about how the majors will unfold? Aside from actually watching those majors play out, I don't think so.
5 Jan 2018 - 10:29am - 0 Comments
Marc Leishman opens with a 67 to lead at Kapalua
Marc Leishman is having a much better time at Kapalua this year, on and off the golf course.
4 Jan 2018 - 10:50pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods commits to Farmers Insurance Open, Genesis Open
Look back at Tiger Woods' career, marked by a succession of injuries and anticipated comebacks.'s TJ Auclair recaps the recoveries and results as Tiger eyes a return to action at this week's Hero World Challenge.
4 Jan 2018 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour starts fund for Jarrod Lyle in leukemia recovery
KAPALUA, Hawaii — Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has gone through a third round of bone marrow transplant, and the PGA Tour wants to help Lyle and his family cope with the medical bills.
4 Jan 2018 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Son surprises dad with Masters Sunday tickets for Christmas
Don't get me wrong, the slippers we dads got from our kids for Christmas are awesome, thoughtful and -- if you're in the path of the "Bomb Cyclone" like I am -- they're practical.
4 Jan 2018 - 10:52am - 0 Comments
No. 18 at Kapalua could be one of the most fun holes in golf
One of the wildest holes in golf will be on display this week at Kapalua's Plantation Course, home of the PGA Tour's Sentry Tournament of Champions. The hole we're talking about? The rollercoaster that is the 663-yard, par-5 18th.
4 Jan 2018 - 9:31am - 0 Comments