Month: October 2019

Henrik Stenson understandably felt “sad” after dumping his famed 3-wood in September after a successful eight-year run. But unlike most people after going through a breakup—especially such a public one— the Swedish major champ has needed little time to move on and find another compatible match. RELATED: Young Henrik Stenson used to spend summers hustling
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An about face from the NCAA might keep the association from a protracted legal fight with the California state legislature—and potentially change the economics of college sports, golf included, in the process. It could also create new wrinkles with other golf rules around amateur status. On Tuesday, the NCAA Board of Governors announced it had
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Take yourself back 25 years, when personal computers were just becoming the norm in society. Clunky, confusing and bearing — gasp — dial-up modems, they were a far cry from today’s sleek models. Just like PCs, golf simulators have evolved immensely and rapidly through the years, becoming a much more integrated part of our lives.
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The PGA Tour’s player-of-the-year race wasn’t decided until the last tournament of the 2018-’19 season. And even after Rory McIlroy won the FedEx Cup title at the Tour Championship in August, the debate over whether he or Brooks Koepka deserved the top honor remained heated before McIlroy contentiously got the nod in a vote of
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When you hit into a greenside bunker, is your brain flooded with swing thoughts that make the next shot seem complicated, like you’re running through a long checklist just to get the ball out? Instead, clear your mind—if you can—and try my simpler approach: No matter the lie, no matter the yardage, play the ball
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of Oct. 28. Tiger ties Snead The greats can make the routine spectacular,
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Mother Nature has already affected the tournament schedule at the Zozo Championship, which is set to finish on Monday due to excessive amounts of rain. Now, she’s wreaking havoc on the scorecard. Because of the flooding, the fairway at Narashino Country Club’s 376-yard par-4 10th was so soaked that it was unplayable at its full
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We’ve all been there—standing over a four-footer really matters. Could be for that a birdie. Could be to win a weekend match. Could even be to keep your team from going backward in a scramble. No matter the scenario, there are only two outcomes. Why do some golfers always seem to make these while others
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Ever since animals first dug into the sides of sandhills in search of shelter from chilly winds, golf links have had deep, dark, foreboding bunkers. Naturally, golf architects soon began imitating nature, and the results are classic hazards like the Road Hole Bunker at St. Andrews in Scotland. Today, it’s a rare golf course that
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