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NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — When Tiger Woods told Golf Digest he’ll never play the PGA Tour full-time “ever again” and that he’ll have to “pick and choose” which events he plays, some pointed out that Woods had already been playing a limited schedule before his February 2021 accident. Yes and no. In 2018—his first year
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Moe Norman will have a feature-length movie made about his life. And another Canadian sports legend will play a key role. Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet were announced on Thursday as co-producers of the upcoming film about one of golf’s most mythical figures. Norman, who died in 2004, has been called one of the
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8:51 AM ET Associated Press FINCA CORTESIN, Spain — Suzann Pettersen, who won the Solheim Cup for Europe in 2019 with the last shot of her career, will captain the team four years later for its second straight title defense. The Norwegian’s 7-foot putt for birdie at the final hole at Gleneagles saw Europe reclaim
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Golf fans can expect to hear even more from David Feherty in 2022. SiriusXM announced on Tuesday the popular golf analyst is set to host a new radio show. The weekly program will feature Feherty along with fellow former pro and current SiriusXM host John Maginnes. “I can’t wait to work with John Maginnes,” Feherty
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11:20 AM ET PGA Tour pioneer Lee Elder, the first Black player to compete in the Masters, has died at age 87. The tour confirmed his death on Monday morning. Elder, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour, made his groundbreaking appearance at Augusta National in 1975. He was celebrated at the Masters this past
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Normally, a roundup of rules issues needs a full season to marinate. Yet while there are three-plus months left in 2021, we’ve already got enough infractions to compile a hearty list. While they can sometimes be nauseating to report on and discuss, there is no question that the people dig rules mix-ups. They are often
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12:04 PM ET South Africa’s Thriston Lawrence and Spain’s Angel Hidalgo had a share of the lead at 6 under par before a thunderstorm suspended play for the day in the first round of the DP World Tour’s Joburg Open at the Randpark Country Club on Thursday. It was the opening day of the newly-styled
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7:35 AM ET Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — A batch of British and Irish golfers withdrew from the Joburg Open before Friday’s second round after the U.K. government announced it was banning flights from South Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-19 variant. The inaugural season of the DP World Tour started Thursday but
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PLAYER, QUALIFYING CRITERIA NUMBER(S)Abraham Ancer, 16 (WGC-FedEx), 17Daniel Berger, 17Sam Burns, 16 (Valspar, Sanderson), 17Patrick Cantlay, 16 (Memorial, BMW), 17Paul Casey, 15Cameron Champ, 16 (3M Open)Stewart Cink, 12, 16 (RSM Heritage), 17Corey Conners, 12, 17Fred Couples, 1Cameron Davis, 16 (Rocket Mortgage)Bryson DeChambeau, 2, 17Harris English, 13, 16 (Travelers), 17Tony Finau, 12, 16 (Northern Trust), 17Sergio
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It has been among golfers’, professional athletes’ and the general public’s worst nightmares during the COVID-19 pandemic: traveling to a far-off place and not being able to get home. That came closer to reality on Friday for the pros playing in the Joburg Open in South Africa. The Associated Press in Johannesburg reported that more
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12:45 PM ET South Africa’s Thriston Lawrence claimed a four-shot lead at the Joburg Open on Friday as imminent travel restrictions and a thunderstorm meant for a turbulent second round at the season-opening DP World Tour event. Rain and lightning halted play for over two hours, meaning half the field were yet to complete the
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9:31 AM ET Associated Press South African golfer Thriston Lawrence won the Joburg Open on Saturday after the third round was abandoned because of bad weather, meaning the result was called after 36 holes of the inaugural event on the DP World Tour. The event had been reduced to a 54-hole tournament late Friday to
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7:06 PM ET The match between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka turned into a rout on Friday, as Koepka throttled his rival in a 4-and-3 victory in a 12-hole match at the Wynn Golf Club in Las Vegas. Koepka, a four-time major winner, had four birdies in the match for charity, while DeChambeau didn’t have
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There are a handful of names golf fans might recognize in the field at this week’s Blue Canyon Phuket Championship in Thailand, the first official Asian Tour event held in 20 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And one name they might want to potentially remember. American John Catlin, a three-time winner on the European
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