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Details about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson’s Friday-after-Thanksgiving, $9 million match at Shadow Creek have been released slowly but surely. On Thursday, we continued to get more info—as we have finally found out the official pay-per-view price ($19.99), and what time the event will start (3 p.m. eastern). In addition, a Turner Sports press release
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Walter Hagen won his 11th and final major, the Open Championship, in 1929. It took 33 years before the “next” Walter Hagen—Jack Nicklaus—won his first major. And it was 35 years after that when the next Jack Nicklaus—Tiger Woods—donned his first green jacket. To date, these are the only three men whose major championships total
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The first WGC of the season is here, though, yes—the new season just started four weeks ago. There’s no offseason anymore, and that includes anybody playing daily fantasy golf or betting on golf. The WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club has a strong field with PGA Tour stars like Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Brooks
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There’s no perfect formula for creating a tour player, no list of requirements to check off in the development of a young golfer that will guarantee arrival to the pro ranks. Still, you would think there are a few necessary things. Easy access to a golf course, for one. Or the ability to hit off
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The PGA Tour finishes off its Asian swing this week with the first World Golf Championship of the 2018-’19 season, the WGC-HSBC Champions, held at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. A field of 78 of the world’s best players will compete for the $10 million purse, $1.6 million of which goes to the
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Five days but only three rounds, that is going to be the story of the Andelucia Valderrama Masters. Previously reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather early, the tournament backed by the Sergio Garcia Foundation—and led by the eponymous host—was further delayed by thunder and lightning storms during what should have been the fourth
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Life throws you curveballs, the old saw goes, though it does not also note that sometimes they’re hanging curveballs. Maybe it should. Kevin O’Connell got one and took it deep. O’Connell, a re-instated amateur determined to give professional golf a second try, planned on entering European Tour qualifying later this year. Then he won the
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On Thursday, the Association of Professional Tour Caddies announced the class-action lawsuit that caddies originally against the PGA Tour in 2015 has ended. The crux of the case involved caddies complaining that they were forced to wear bibs displaying tournament sponsors without receiving compensation, along with the threat of expulsion from working on tour if
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Johnny Miller was not afraid to take a flamethrower to a field. And though his commentary could be brutal, it was often true. But—despite what his reputation conveyed—Miller was admittedly not infallible. With one error sticking out above the rest. In a retrospective interview with the Golf Channel on Tuesday night coinciding with his retirement
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