Month: February 2019

The Masters Augusta National Golf Club is not only home of the Masters, but one of the most talked-about courses in the game. That’s not just because of its breathtaking beauty. The Alister MacKenzie–Bob Jones design provides a wonderful mix of holes where strokes can be gained and those where they can be lost. Some
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Last Friday, at the Honda LPGA Thailand, Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Olson plunged the golf world into chaos with this one-minute sequence: https://twitter.com/Teamfrench23/status/1098934005741740032 A casual golf fan could be forgiven for thinking that Olson’s ball hitting Jutanugarn’s and coming to a dead halt—leading to a birdie for Olson—was anything more than a piece of happy
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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. 25. Dustin dusts the field at Chapultepec Just call Dustin Johnson
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Dustin Johnson has never seriously contended down the stretch at the Masters, but he is now officially the Vegas favorite to win the year’s first men’s major championship. We’re guessing few will argue following his latest performance. RELATED: The clubs Dustin Johnson used to win the WGC-Mexico Championship Johnson cruised to a five-shot win at
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Jam Media (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images) Tiger Woods has taken a conservative approach to playing the Club de Golf Chapultepec in the WGC-Mexico Championship, one that Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee called “a strategy…that he would have to know could not win.” Chamblee made the comment on Golf Central following the third round, when
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Friday’s “backstopping” incident between Amy Olson and Ariya Jutanugarn at the Honda LPGA Thailand has reached a conclusion—as far as any ruling from the LPGA is concerned. Neither player will receive a penalty. Olson and Jutanugarn were playing the 18th hole during the second round at Siam Country Club, Jutanugarn’s ball on the green while
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If you thought the “backstopping” controversy was over, think again. While things like golf’s new rules, temper tantrums in bunkers, and underpaid local caddies have dominated the headlines of late, the issue remains on the PGA Tour. And now arguably the most egregious example of it has occurred on the LPGA Tour. RELATED: Jimmy Walker’s
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ABOUT You want to get in shape, and you want to do exercises that will improve your golf game. The problem is, you don’t want to join a gym or buy a bunch of expensive fitness equipment. We get it. When it comes to working out, convenience is king. That’s why we asked golf-fitness trainer
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