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Saturday marks the third time Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas have been paired together this week at the Hero World Challenge. Before their third-round tee time, Thomas couldn’t help but laugh at the quick introduction he got, compared to his playing partner, the tournament host. JT and Tiger laughed about it on Friday walking up
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1:49 AM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Matt Jones coped best with difficult afternoon conditions Saturday at the Australian Open for a 3-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round. Jones, who led by one stroke after the second round, had a three-round total of 13-under 200 at The Australian Golf Club.
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8:51 AM ET Rookie Calum Hill fired a superb 8-under 64 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Mauritius Open at the Heritage Golf Club on Friday. Hill moved to 12-under for the tournament after he carded the best round of the day that included nine birdies and a bogey. The
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NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — The lush, tropical environs; the posh surroundings of Albany, an exclusive, 600-acre private resort community owned by British billionaire Joe Lewis, Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and pop superstar Justin Timberlake; and an India Nite celebration, where on Thursday evening the attire is beach chic and the food and acrobatic performers the
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3:56 PM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods twice turned down offers to play in the controversial Saudi International tournament on the European Tour, but he defended Phil Mickelson‘s decision to play the event early next year. Woods, who begins play in the Hero World Challenge on Wednesday at Albany Golf Club, was offered in
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8:54 PM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Ernie Els and other players at this week’s Australian Open could have another course hazard to contend with: smoke from nearby bushfires. A temperature inversion that formed over Sydney on Monday night trapped smoke in the region on Tuesday and caused considerable haze during
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To give those in the field who are heading over to Australia for next week’s Presidents Cup a little extra time to recover from jet lag–including U.S. playing captain Tiger Woods–this week’s Hero World Challenge has a special Wednesday start and Saturday finish. Of the 18 players teeing off at the Albany Golf Club in
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8:44 AM ET Phil Mickelson will bypass a staple of his annual schedule to play the Saudi International tournament on the European Tour. The event is Jan. 30-Feb. 3, the same week as the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, which Mickelson has won three times. The European Tour last year came under heavy criticism
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The Coody brothers deprived the golf world of a potentially electrifying storyline when they committed to the University of Texas. Parker and Pierceson, twins from Plano, Texas, had narrowed their college choices to Texas and Oklahoma State. Their father, Kyle Coody, who played golf at Texas (their grandfather is 1971 Masters champion Charles Coody), encouraged
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For a second consecutive year, Phil Mickelson will make a surprising tweak to his early-season schedule. This time, he’s swapping desert tournaments on different continents. On Monday, the Saudi International announced it has received a commitment from Mickelson. That means the five-time major champ will play in the controversial European Tour event instead of the
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11:24 AM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — Some six months after winning the Masters, Tiger Woods finally sat down with his caddie, Joe LaCava, to watch the final round and relive the tense moments leading to his 15th major title on April 14. LaCava visited Woods recently at his South Florida home for some promotional work
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Phil Mickelson being Phil Mickelson—an inveterate and incorrigible mischief maker—he wasn’t about to forego a chance to own his longtime rival Tiger Woods and singer Jake Owen with a single post on Twitter, which he did last week. Nov. 23 to be specific, the first anniversary of Mickelson earning $9 million, the most lucrative Black
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3:24 PM ET Adam Scott is happy Tiger Woods is headed to Australia next week for the Presidents Cup. He simply hopes his countrymen don’t cheer for the reigning Masters champion. Woods will be making his first playing appearance in Australia since competing in the 2011 Presidents Cup and Scott hopes his International team can
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