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DUBLIN, Ohio—It’s been five months since Tiger Woods and Joe LaCava did their thing. You might think they’ve been communicating frequently—calling each other, texting, talking shop, staying sharp. “Everyone always says, ‘How’s Tiger doing? How’s he feeling?’” LaCava told Golf Digest and GOLFTV. “I say, ‘No idea. They’re like, ‘Seriously?’ I say, ‘Yeah, he’s off
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4:45 PM ET PGA commissioner Jay Monahan said Wednesday that he’s hopeful of having at least some spectators in attendance during tour events before the end of 2020. “I mean, we’re doing everything we can to be prepared to have fans at our tournaments certainly in the final quarter of the year post-Tour Championship,” Monahan
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6:36 PM ET This is the 45th year of the Memorial Tournament, and host Jack Nicklaus has made a tradition of waiting behind the 18th green to congratulate the winner with a hearty handshake. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Nicklaus said Tuesday that he will not be changing anything. “I’m going to shake their hand. I
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The second of back-to-back events at Muirfield Village, the Memorial Tournament is set to have a loaded field including the top nine golfers in the World Ranking, the five players in the FedEx Cup standings, Tiger Woods and Workday Charity Open champion Collin Morikawa. The FedEx Cup top five of Webb Simpson, Justin Thomas, Sungjae
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Two weeks ago at Detroit Golf Club, Bubba Watson, Harold Varner III, Wes Bryan and Jason Day let cameras in on a friendly Wednesday nine-hole match as they prepped for the Rocket Mortgage Classic. At this week’s Memorial Tournament, fans will get to watch another foursome compete in a nine-hole exhibition that includes a charity
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5:33 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Tiger Woods will be accompanied by two of golf’s biggest names when he returns to the PGA Tour at this week’s Memorial. Woods will play with Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka in the opening two rounds at Muirfield. Other featured groups announced Monday are:
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12:01 PM ET The remaining events on the PGA Tour’s 2019-20 schedule will take place without spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic. The four tournaments that had yet to announce their intentions did so Monday. The Wyndham Championship — which follows the PGA Championship — announced that it will play its regular-season-ending event (Aug. 13-16)
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7:23 PM ET Associated Press STATELINE, Nev. — U.S. Davis Cup captain Mardy Fish won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off former Buffalo defensive tackle Kyle Williams a day after a record-setting round. The 38-year-old former tennis player jumped into Lake Tahoe in celebration. “I’ve wanted to play well here for a long
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3:40 PM ET Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio — Collin Morikawa never looked like a winner at the Workday Charity Open until he tapped in for par on the third playoff hole, capping off a wild finish Sunday at Muirfield Village. Morikawa trailed Justin Thomas by 3 shots with three holes to play and managed to
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What has appeared inevitable will soon become official. According to a Golf Channel report, there will be no fans or pro-ams at tournaments for the rest of the PGA Tour season. According to the report, the formal announcement will come Monday. Including this week’s Workday Charity Open, there are 10 events left on the 2019-20
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1:23 PM ET Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio — Muirfield Village was supposed to be set up easier for the first of two straight PGA Tour events. It sure didn’t feel that way to Brooks Koepka, Justin Rose and others who missed the cut at the Workday Charity Open. The second round was completed Saturday because
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OK, so this €500,000 joint European/Challenge Tour event is far from the biggest deal in his impressive career. But at 56, Vienna-resident Miguel Angel Jiménez leads the Austrian Open at the halfway stage. Already the oldest winner on the Old World circuit, after taking the 2014 Spanish Open title at 50 years and 133 days
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1:40 PM ET Associated Press ATZENBRUGG, Austria (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez moved into position to break his own record as the oldest winner of a European Tour event when the 56-year-old shot 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the Austrian Open on Friday. Spain’s Jimenez made nine birdies in his first 13
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