Month: August 2019

Anirban Lahiri withdrew from the Korn Ferry Tour Championship on Thursday afternoon, citing concern for his family’s safety in the face of Hurricane Dorian. Lahiri, who resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., wrote on Twitter that he is returning home to help with evacuation procedures as the storm prepares to reach land this weekend. https://twitter.com/anirbangolf/status/1167475566452314114
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There’s a popular debate among PGA Tour fans that stems from a hypothetical question: If everyone played their “A-game” at a tournament, who would win? It’s a fun conversation that elicits various responses, but, of course, it’s impossible to know the answer. These days on the World Long Drive Association, however, there’s no wondering about
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Matthew Fitzpatrick is a loyal Englishman, but he certainly seems to have an affinity for the mountains of Switzerland. Since turning professional in 2014, Fitzpatrick has played in the Omega European Masters on the Crans-sur-Sierre course five times. After a missed cut in his initial appearance, he subsequently has finished seventh, second, first and first.
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On Tuesday afternoon Tiger Woods announced that he underwent surgery on his knee. Woods said he had arthroscopic procedure last week during the Tour Championship on his left knee to repair minor cartilage damage. “I’m walking now and hope to resume practice in the new few weeks,” Woods said. “I look forward to traveling and
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I just received the Bob Jones Award. It’s the biggest honor there is in golf. When you’re given an award by the USGA that goes out only once a year, you know it’s special. The presentation was during the week of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Accepting the award and speaking after Gary Player
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After securing his first Korn Ferry Tour victory and earning a ticket to the PGA Tour, Matthew NeSmith struggled to maintain his composure as he thanked his family and his fiancée, Abigail, for their support. “It’s been a long road,” said the 25-year-old from North Augusta, S.C., his voice quivering after he shot a final-round
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ATLANTA — Lightning strikes during Saturday’s Tour Championship have left multiple fans injured. Two lightning strikes happened at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta at 4:45 p.m. ET, one hitting a maintenance area and another striking a fan zone near the 16th tee box. Debris from that strike injured at least four people. NBC Sports
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ATLANTA—You’re forgiven for thinking the hand on the “Don’t give a damn” meter was low Saturday morning. Even in the heat of Sunday afternoons, Dustin Johnson’s complexion exudes disinterest, so starting his Saturday 15 shots back of the lead—coupled with the last-day-of-school ambience that permeates this tournament—well, there was a question if Johnson would show
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After making a quadruple-bogey 9 on Magna Golf Club’s 14th hole on Thursday at the CP Women’s Open, Lee-Anne Pace withdrew from the event, citing a back injury that’s been plaguing her throughout the season. This is news that would have gone completely unnoticed if not for one peculiar wrinkle involving the inaugural Aon Risk
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