Month: July 2019

It’s do-or-die time this week at the Wyndham Championship, where many FedEx Cup bubble boys have one last shot at cracking the top 125 in the standings, thus earning a spot in the playoffs. The PGA Tour’s regular-season finale, held at the Donald Ross-designed Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., always provides high drama, and
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Member-guest season is upon us. It’s an event many golfers look forward to for months, and one you want to fully enjoy. I know this because mine just concluded and my partner, Golf Digest senior equipment editor Mike Stachura, spent hours losing balls around the chipping green while trying to find a short game. He
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Golf is not the only professional sport that features official contests among players “of a certain age,” by which I mean those who have passed their competitive prime and entered the autumn of their years. If you’re a tennis fan, you can watch John McEnroe play in barnstorming exhibitions, and you can see similar matches
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Lexi Thompson had a rough experience at last week’s Evian Championship. Her start to the Women’s British Open isn’t much better. Thompson, who sounded off about course conditions following a missed cut in France, accidentally left her passport in her golf bag, according to a Golf Channel report. Thompson’s clubs were with 40 other players’
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Callaway CEO and President Chip Brewer released a statement defending Xander Schauffele in the wake of Schauffele’s driver failing a random test for spring-like effect, the so-called characteristic time or CT test, conducted the week of the British Open. While Brewer’s statement strongly supported Schauffele, it laid the blame solely on his company (“We provide
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs are still two weeks away, but another season-long prize will likely end up being determined at this week’s World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. The inaugural Wyndham Rewards competition is slated to wrap up at next week’s regular season finale, the Wyndham Championship, with the top-10
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On Sunday of the Open Championship, after a round in which he was caught rolling his eyes, motioning to an imaginary wrist watch, and possibly mumbling uncharitable things under his breath, Brooks Koepka was asked about the challenge of his pairing with the notoriously slow J.B. Holmes. Here, Koepka, the four-time major champion and part-time
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Shane Lowry’s march up Royal Portrush’s 18th hole, with a united Ireland following suit, proved a poignant scene. And, to some, one of melancholy, for the lifting of the claret jug signaled the year had concluded. Yes, the FedEx Cup playoffs haven’t even begun, and golf’s season is perpetual. But for many fans, casual or
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