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5:59 PM ET Pete Dye, the World Golf Hall of Famer regarded as one of the game’s great course architects, died Thursday, Dye Designs, the company he founded, announced. He was 94. Dye designed more than 100 public and private golf courses worldwide, including some of the sport’s most well-known tracks — Harbour Town Golf
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Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the November 2018 issue of Golf Digest. Pete Dye died on Jan. 9, 2020 at age 94. “Please don’t end your story on a sad note,” Alice Dye says to me as I close my notebook and reach over to shut off my voice recorder. “I won’t,” I say,
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Siyun Liu plans to turn professional after completing her senior season at Wake Forest this spring. Where she plays is turning into an interesting proposition. Liu, 19, is competing at the PGA Tour Series China qualifying tournament this week. At the halfway point, she is in position—thanks to consecutive 75s— to capture fully-exempt status on
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5:40 PM ET Siyun Liu, a senior at Wake Forest, is in position to become the first woman to earn any kind of status on a PGA Tour-sanctioned golf circuit after two rounds of the PGA Tour Series China qualifying tournament. Liu, 19, who plans to turn professional after her senior season this spring, has
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6:30 PM ET No. 1-ranked Brooks Koepka is set to return to competitive golf next week for the first time in nearly three months after dealing with a knee injury that kept him out of the Presidents Cup. Koepka’s agent, Blake Smith of Hambric Sports, said in an email Monday that Koepka will return at
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11:52 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Justin Thomas won a tournament he thought he threw away Sunday with a superb wedge to 3 feet for birdie on the third playoff hole at Kapalua to beat Patrick Reed and win the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the second time. Thomas made the playoff necessary
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Jordan Spieth’s quest to reverse his fortunes will have to wait two more weeks. Spieth, who’s been mired in a slump for the better part of two seasons, was expected to make his 2020 debut at the Sony Open, a tournament where he posted a T-3 in 2017. However, the three-time major winner withdrew from
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9:03 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Xander Schauffele finished stronger than everyone around him Saturday, and it was good enough to keep a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Schauffele closed with three pars for a 2-under 71 as he tries to become only the third
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11:19 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — The only thing that resembled paradise to Xander Schauffele at Kapalua was his name atop the leaderboard Friday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Through bursts of rain and gusts that topped 30 mph, Schauffele managed to go bogey-free for the second straight day with a 5-under
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11:17 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Fresh off his Presidents Cup debut, Joaquin Niemann of Chile brought fresh confidence and plenty of form to Maui by opening the year with a 7-under 66 for a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas after the opening round Thursday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Niemann is
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