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Byron Nelson finale on course where Masters champs played as teens

IRVING, Texas – Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth were teenagers playing at Byron Nelson’s tournament before they became Masters champions. Garcia, now the reigning Masters winner and defending...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Si Woo Kim made Sunday at The Players Championship look like child’s play. From a tough lie behind the green, in a bunker with not much room between him and the pin, or...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — J.B. Holmes defied conventional wisdom on a most unconventional course, walking anything but the straight and narrow at the TPC Sawgrass until he wound up in a most...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Oosthuizen, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — As conditions toughened, Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley played even better. Each posted a 6-under 66 to share the lead at The Players Championship, making it even more...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Hughes leads young guns at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Mackenzie Hughes arrived at the TPC Sawgrass with no scar tissue and played his first round at The Players Championship with no bogeys. Pretty simple, eh? The Canadian...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Players championship

Thursday at TPC Sawgrass, Players Stadium Course Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Purse: $10.5 million Yardage: 7,189; Par: 72 (36-36) First-Round Leaderboard William McGirt 33-34—67 -5 Mackenzie Hughes...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Strong field, unpredictable course at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Players Championship attracts the strongest and deepest field in golf. In its 43-year history, all but 10 winners of the PGA Tour’s premier event have captured a major...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rory McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and Taylor Made clubs

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – A ring on his finger. New clubs in his golf bag. If marriage and a new equipment deal were not enough for Rory McIlroy, he also was presented with his own bobblehead for...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jason Day ready to start the climb back toward No. 1

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Jason Day used to think no one could beat him, and there wasn’t much evidence to prove him wrong. When he won The Players Championship last year against the strongest...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Harman’s clutch birdie denies Johnson 4th straight win

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Dustin Johnson was in the clubhouse, tied for the lead and poised for a chance to join an elite class with a fourth straight PGA Tour victory. Brian Harman was on the last tee,...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Hurley, Power share lead in rain-delayed Wells Fargo

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Once the rain finally stopped, the wind took over Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship. Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland did their best to figure out the strong...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Golf gets a makeover with the inaugural GolfSixes

Walk-out music. Pyrotechnics. A long-drive competition. Shot clocks. Mic’d-up players. Golf gets another makeover this weekend when the European Tour rolls out its latest attempt at innovation, the...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports