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Brooks Koepka used a 9-iron on consecutive full swings in the final round at Shinnecock Hills. One led to birdie, the other led to par. Both were crucial in making him the first back-to-back U.S.
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Johnson, Hossler tied for Pebble Beach lead
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson already was feeling good about his game heading over to the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula. Another day of gorgeous weather in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am made him feel even better.
10 Feb 2018 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy's 5-putt double bogey at Monterey Peninsula
PGA Tour players try at all costs to avoid 3 putts.   But boy oh boy, would Rory McIlroy gladly have taken a three-jack on the par-4 fifth hole (his 14th of the day) at Monterey Peninsula Country Club on Friday in the second round of the AT&T Pebble Bea
9 Feb 2018 - 5:01pm - 0 Comments
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Man makes ace at Pinehurst's Cradle with late father's 1920s niblick
A question that's often debated in golf: Is a hole-in-one on a short course the same as a hole-in-one on a regular course?   There are varying opinions on this.   But for one man who has three aces on regular courses a
9 Feb 2018 - 11:21am - 0 Comments
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The story of how Brad Faxon became golf buddies with former President George H.W. Bush
  Golf runs deep in the blood of the Faxon family.   The most famous of the Faxon bunch is Brad, Rhode Island's eight-time PGA Tour winner, two-time Ryder Cup USA team member and current analyst on Fox's golf crew.
9 Feb 2018 - 10:20am - 0 Comments
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Nick Faldo playfully pokes fun at Rory McIlroy's lake club-toss from 2015 on Dan Patrick Show
Nick Faldo joined the Dan Patrick Show live from the Pebble Beach driving range Thursday morning and explained the biggest tip he had for those looking to improve their golf game is to focus on tempo.   The six-time major winner and 2008 Ryder Cup Europe ca
8 Feb 2018 - 2:24pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy on 2018 outlook: 'I feel like there's nothing in my way'
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy now gets to sample the PGA Tour's version of a golf tournament set to a social setting.   McIlroy is making his debut in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and he couldn't have picked a better year.
8 Feb 2018 - 1:38pm - 0 Comments
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Tony Romo to play in PGA Tour event on sponsor's exemption
Tony Romo loves his golf. He's taken part in U.S.
7 Feb 2018 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
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List of celebrities playing in the 2018 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am not only gives the world's best golfers a chance to play one of the finest golf courses in the world, it also gives them a chance to play with some familiar faces from off the course.    From TV personalities to ath
7 Feb 2018 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
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Which players have the longest gap between PGA Tour wins?
Winning on the PGA Tour isn't easy.   Some players, most notably the game's greats, just make it look that way.    In reality, winning -- if it ever happens for some -- is rare.  
7 Feb 2018 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
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Why Pebble Beach is more than a just meeting of land and sea
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Pebble Beach is renowned as the most felicitous meeting of land and sea. The tournament is a meeting of a different variety. For some, it's an acquired taste.
7 Feb 2018 - 11:45am - 0 Comments
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Even for the pros, the bad shots are easier to remember
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — As powerful as positive thinking can be at the highest level of golf, even the best have a tendency to recall the worst.   Justin Thomas didn't hesitate when asked for the worst shot he ever hit.
7 Feb 2018 - 10:46am - 0 Comments
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Winning on the PGA Tour with no bogeys over 72 holes is, well, rare
With so many records and so many players in PGA Tour history, it's not easy to find instances where something -- outside of all-time major victories, PGA Tour victories, or aces on par 4s -- has only been accomplished once.   But, when it comes to "
6 Feb 2018 - 2:18pm - 0 Comments
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Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles golf gear now available in PGA Shop
The underdog Philadelphia Eagles pulled off an incredible 41-33 upset of the New England Patriots on Sunday night in Minneapolis to win Super Bowl 52.    Do you want to show your pride for the Eagles on the golf course?
5 Feb 2018 - 9:12am - 0 Comments
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Gary Woodland beats Chez Reavie in Phoenix Open playoff
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.
4 Feb 2018 - 7:40pm - 0 Comments
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WATCH: Matt Kuchar misses ace by inches on No. 16 at TPC Scottsdale
There's no other place in golf like the par-3, 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale. The 163-yard hole seems like a simple, straightforward challenge. But when you put a stadium-like structure around it and add 20,000 rambunctious fans, it takes on a little different feel.
4 Feb 2018 - 4:53pm - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler birdies last three holes to take Phoenix Open lead
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler birdied the last three holes in front of the largest crowd in golf history Saturday to take the lead in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
3 Feb 2018 - 7:41pm - 0 Comments
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Campillo, Frittelli lead Maybank Championship, Westwood in contention
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Lee Westwood couldn't emulate his second-round 62 but did enough Saturday to stay in contention at the Maybank Championship after shooting a 70 to trail the leaders by three strokes.
3 Feb 2018 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
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Fowler, DeChambeau share Phoenix Open lead
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party is just getting started. "Just keep the gas pedal down," Fowler said.
3 Feb 2018 - 9:34am - 0 Comments
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What are the fewest strokes taken in back-to-back rounds on the PGA Tour?
It's often said on the PGA Tour that the most difficult thing to do is back up one great round with another.    When you think about it, it makes sense, doesn't it? In a great round, everything is usually going right for the player.
2 Feb 2018 - 2:54pm - 0 Comments