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Editor’s note: In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature and journalism we’ve ever published. Catch up on earlier installments. Damon Runyon—no relation to the short-hitting, one-putting Paul Runyan—was an American newspaperman who wrote about colorful Prohibition Era characters with funny nicknames. One of his greatest lines was a warning: “Son,
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“Holy s&*#, that was unbelievable,” McIlroy said. (To which we would say the same thing about McIlroy’s response.) Admittedly impressed by DeChambeau’s added length, McIlroy stopped short, however, of saying he’s ready to follow the Bryson path to added yardage. Asked specifically if he could add 20 miles per hour of ball speed by gaining
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It’s OK to be disappointed with the fact there will be no USGA qualifying tournaments for golfers to play their way into the U.S. Women’s Amateur and U.S. Amateur in 2020 due to the coronavirus. However, it beats the alternative—not having the championships at all. On Wednesday, USGA officials announced more specifics on their alternative
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8:48 AM ET ESPN Betting Insiders PGA Tour golf is back, coming off of an exciting week and a one-hole playoff win by Daniel Berger at the Charles Schwab Challenge. Now, the Tour heads to Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Which players are good bets? Betting expert Chris “The Bear”
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Last week’s PGA Tour event was fun. Let’s do it again. This week, we will see another loaded field travel to the Hilton Head Island in South Carolina for the RBC Heritage. The five best golfers in the world will all be playing at the Harbour Town Golf Links, after participating in the Charles Schwab
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1:47 PM ET HILTON HEAD, S.C. — C.T. Pan was pleasantly surprised when he learned he would get to defend his title at this week’s RBC Heritage. He had little confidence that would be the case when the coronavirus pandemic caused the cancellation or postponement of several events on the PGA Tour, including the Players
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In celebration of Phil Mickelson’s 50th birthday, we offer our 50 favorite examples of why the five-time major winner and World Golf Hall of Famer is one of the most unique golfers—and people—of this or any time. How many classic “Phil being Phil” moments have there been over the years? Come join us as we
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What constitutes a win? If it’s public sentiment, the medalist is Jordan Spieth, his long-awaited revival the light that sparked weekend excitement at the Charles Schwab Challenge. Should publicity be the barometer, it was captured (and bench-pressed) by Bryson DeChambeau. For those of literal interpretations, the spoils belong to Daniel Berger, who put on the
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