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11:13 PM ET Associated Press LA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — Jerry Kelly and Darren Clarke shared the second-round lead Friday in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship after first-round leader Retief Goosen stumbled late at Hualalai. Kelly birdied the 18th for a 5-under 67 to match Clarke at 13-under 131 with a round left in the first PGA Tour
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10:58 AM ET England’s Tyrrell Hatton put on a show in the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, going 12-under overall after 13 holes to take a five-shot lead before fading light stopped play on Friday. Hatton, who was one shot behind overnight leader Rory McIlroy, carded an eagle on the par five
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11:24 PM ET Associated Press KA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — Retief Goosen birdied 10 of the first 14 holes in a 10-under 62 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Darren Clarke was second after a 63, and Scott Parel and Jerry Kelly shot 64. The tournament is the first of
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11:17 AM ET The Arnold Palmer Invitational will be the first tournament with more than a few thousand spectators allowed to attend since the coronavirus pandemic led to no or few fans attending sporting events. The March 4-7 event at the Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Florida, announced Wednesday that limited tickets will be available
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This isn’t how John Augenstein imagined his professional golf career starting—in a pro-am without ams, at a PGA Tour event without fans. The 23-year-old makes his pro debut this week at The American Express on a sponsor’s exemption. The Vanderbilt grad decided to make the jump from the amateur ranks, forgoing one more semester of
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5:57 PM ET Professional gambler Billy Walters was granted a commutation by President Donald Trump during his final day in office, and it came with the help of letters written by, among others, Phil Mickelson. Walters was sentenced to five years in prison in 2017 for an insider trading case linked to Mickelson, who ended
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8:29 AM ET Nothing outside of the major championships was ever guaranteed for Tiger Woods’ when it comes to his schedule. And now even that is certain in the wake of the news that the Woods recently had a microdiscectomy procedure to alleviate nerve pain in his lower back. 2 Related Apparently Woods is already
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Like a number of players, Tommy Fleetwood had some serious momentum prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought last golf season (and all the other sports seasons) to a screeching halt. Before the cancellation of the Players Championship, the Englishman had a T-2 at the Abu Dhabi Championship last January, then finished third at the
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4:55 PM ET Tiger Woods has undergone a microdiscectomy to alleviate nerve pain in his lower back and will not compete in next week’s Farmers Insurance Open or the Genesis Invitational next month. An announcement came via Woods’ Twitter account that he had “recently undergone a microdiscectomy procedure to remove a pressurized disc fragment that
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We’ve seen Annika Sorenstam play a bit since her retirement in 2008—most recently she teamed with her father in last month’s PNC Championship—but never in a competition that put her alongside current LPGA Tour players. Her appearance, then, at this week’s Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions will be her first, although it’s not what you
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The old Bob Hope Classic, now The American Express, is one of the hallmarks of the early-year PGA Tour schedule. That includes some memorable moments—from victories by Arnold Palmer (five times), Johnny Miller (twice) and Jack Nicklaus (once)—to celebrity appearances by some of the world-class entertainers. It has given us some long-shot winners in recent
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12:59 PM ET The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will be played without its traditional pro-am format next month when the event is contested over two courses in Northern California. The PGA Tour announced the change due to local COVID-19 circumstances in the Monterey Peninsula area. 2 Related The professional portion, featuring 156 players, will be
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4:49 PM ET The World Golf Championship event scheduled for Mexico City is being moved for one year to Florida due to the coronavirus pandemic. The sponsors of the WGC-Mexico Championship, Grupo Salinas, did not want to play at Chapultepec Golf Club – where the tournament relocated to in 2017 – due to restrictions that
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