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1:50 PM ET The PGA Tour has unveiled a new pace-of-play policy that will include keeping a list of its slowest players on a week-to-week basis and levying penalties for “excessive shot times.” Based on ShotLink data the tour compiles, players will be placed on an observation list with warnings given if they exceed 60
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Phil Mickelson will not only be playing in this week’s American Express—his first tournament start since the WGC-HSBC Champions in November—he will be the tournament host as the PGA Tour’s long-time stop in the California desert gets a makeover of sorts. Lefty’s charity, The Mickelson Foundation, will be the host organization while American Express has
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The Callaway Mavrik line of metalwoods certainly takes a cue from its name. The designs are a “maverick” kind of rebuke to past ideas about metalwood designs, fueled by an explosive expansion of the company’s initial foray into artificial intelligence and machine learning. But just like the name removes unnecessary letters, these designs also are
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9:47 AM ET Home favourite Branden Grace carded a sensational nine-under-par 62 to lift the European Tour’s South African Open trophy with a three-shot victory Sunday. Grace mastered the Randpark Golf Club with eight birdies and an eagle, finishing on 21 under par for the tournament, ahead of defending champion and overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen
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The PGA Tour’s AT&T Byron Nelson is leaving Trinity Forest after just three years. The decision, first reported by the Dallas Morning News on Saturday, has been confirmed by Golf Digest, with an official announcement expected to come Sunday. “As the necessary footprint to grow the event continues to expand, collectively, we will be evaluating
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12:15 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Different island, similar result. Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed finished the tournament with the same score. Only this was Friday at the Sony Open. There was no playoff, only a plane back to the mainland. In wind that was vexing no matter how strong and soft greens so
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5:49 PM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Michelle Wie always thought if she ever had children, that would be the end of her golf. Now she is more inspired than ever to return. Wie, who married Golden Golden State Warriors executive Jonnie West in August, announced they are having their first child — a girl
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11:57 PM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — The wind blew so hard that palm trees looked as though they were made of rubber. The Pacific looked angrier than usual. Some of the sights Thursday at the Sony Open made it clear that playing golf in Hawai’i was no vacation. Collin Morikawa managed better than everyone.
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