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7:45 AM ET Rory McIlroy has said he may not return to Europe from the United States this year due to the risks associated with travelling amid the coronavirus pandemic. McIlroy, who is in the field for the PGA Tour’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational this week, will play in the U.S. Open in September but
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7:45 PM ET Justin Thomas‘ regular caddie, Jimmy Johnson, is not feeling well enough to work at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational this week, so Phil Mickelson‘s former caddie, Jim “Bones” Mackay, will take over this week, and likely next week for the PGA Championship, as well. Mackay, who worked for Mickelson for 25 years
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Brooks Koepka was golf’s undisputed king after winning last year’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, having just dominated Rory McIlroy head-to-head in the final round after recently collecting a fourth major championship in less than three years. There are certainly more question marks surrounding the now 30-year-old in his return to Memphis, but when it comes
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9:27 AM ET The PGA Tour announced Tuesday it is expanding its relationship with DraftKings, making the betting site its official betting operator. DraftKings had previously become the official daily fantasy game of the PGA Tour in 2019, but this agreement now gives the company the rights to use PGA Tour trademarks, the rights to
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The PGA Tour announced Monday that Camilo Villegas’ daughter Mia passed away over the weekend. She was 22 months old. “She went through surgery and obviously needed treatment. She just started her second round of chemotherapy,” Villegas said. “It’s been really tough to see her—because you know how it is, she’s in pain. But she
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8:25 PM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Golf Australia said Tuesday that the Australian Open tournament will be postponed indefinitely and if played will not be held until early 2021. The tournament was scheduled for Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, which has been in lockdown due to a large increase in COVID-19 deaths
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11:12 AM ET International players on the PGA Tour may compete in events in the United States without delay, according to a memo sent to players on Friday which said the White House had lifted various quarantine rules put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic for “players, caddies and essential personnel.” But Englishman Lee
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3:51 PM ET Italy’s Renato Paratore maintained remarkable consistency to win the British Masters by three strokes, retaining his overnight lead and finishing at 18-under overall at Close House in Northumberland on Saturday. Paratore, 23, closed with a two-under par 69 in windy conditions to clinch his second European Tour title, adding to his Nordea
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7:38 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson hasn’t experienced the anxiety and thrill of playing the last round of a tournament in the final group for several years. This time, pitted against Richy Werenski in the 3M Open, he’ll do so without the murmuring, clapping and roaring sounds from the spectators. For
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5:44 PM ET Italy’s Renato Paratore extended his bogey-free run to 56 holes to retain a one-shot advantage after the third round of the British Masters at Close House in Northumberland on Friday. A closing birdie meant Paratore, who is seeking his first win since his maiden triumph at the 2017 Nordea Masters, carded an
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9:02 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski topped the 3M Open leaderboard going onto the weekend, Tony Finau and Talor Gooch climbed within a stroke and stars Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood struggled again Friday. In warmer and windier conditions on the quiet, spectator-free TPC Twin Cities course, the
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