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Dustin Johnson becomes new World No. 1 with runaway win at Riviera

Abnormal weather in the Los Angeles area forced some players in the Genesis Open field at Riviera Country Club to play 36 holes Sunday, but no one could touch leader Dustin Johnson all day long.Johnson, the 2016 U.S. Open champ, shot a phenomenal round of 64 early in the day to open up a huge six-shot lead, allowing him to cruise to his first victory of the 2017 PGA Tour season ...
Via FOX Sports
9 hours ago

DJ scares Wadkins' scoring record at Riviera

Lanny Wadkins 20-under 264 total to win the 1985 Genesis Open is the longest held 72-hole scoring record among current events, so when Dustin Johnson moved to 20 under with 12 holes to play on Sunday at Riviera Country Club there was plenty of interest.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
12 hours ago

WATCH: Phil Mickelson dazzles the crowd with eagle at the Genesis Open In the final round of the 2017 Genes

In the final round of the 2017 Genesis Open, Phil Mickelson holes his second shot from the right rough from 45 feet out for eagle on the drivable par-4 10th hole. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.
Via PGA
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ha Na Jang wins women's Australian Open by 3 shots

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) Ha Na Jang had an eagle and three birdies over her last six holes in a superb finish Sunday that set up a three-shot victory in the Women's Australian Open. ''It's a really good, strong finish. That is why it's good sport today,'' the South Korean said after closing with a 4-under 69 to finish at 10 under at Royal Adelaide. No. 6-ranked Jang regained...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Takeaway | Tringale’s slam dunk, DJ gets buckets & escape artist Phil

In The Takeaway, Teryn Schaefer recaps Day 3 of the Genesis Open, where Cameron Tringale slam dunked it for eagle, Dustin Johnson got buckets of his own en route to 1st and Phil Mickelson escaped trouble out of the trees.
Via PGA
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Tringale's slam-dunk closing birdie

We all know how tough Riviera's 18th hole can be. Just don't tell Cameron Tringale.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

WATCH: Tiger Woods plays host at the Genesis Open

Although he made his PGA TOUR debut at Riviera Country Club, Tiger Woods will play a different role during the 2017 Genesis Open as host to the tournament in Los Angeles that will benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation. Defending Champion Bubba Watson returns to Riviera Country club near Los Angeles, California for the Genesis Open. Last year, he secured a one-shot victory at 15-under...
Via PGA
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky expecting another baby

Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky are adding a new member to their growing family.Gretzky announced on Instagram late Friday night that the couple is expecting their second child. Johnson and Gretzky, who are engaged, had their first baby — a boy named Tatum — in January 2015.Dustin and Paulina, the daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, have been together for a few years now...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

American Salas takes 54-hole lead at Women's Australian Open

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) American Lizette Salas shot a 2-under 71 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over two Australians and a Thai golfer heading into the final round of the Women's Australian Open at Royal Adelaide. Salas, who had a 10-under total of 209, was 1 over after the front nine, but rescued her round with back-to-back birdies on the 14th and 15th holes and another...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods told by doctors to ‘stay horizontal’

Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic earlier this month because of back spasms, and the injury sounds like it is lingering.Woods backed out of a scheduled news conference on Wednesday at the Genesis Open, a tournament he is the unofficial host of. The tournament said in a statement that Tiger has been instructed by his doctors to limit all activities, and the 14-time...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth cruises to win at Pebble Beach

The 2017 PGA Tour season has been a two-man show between Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Thomas so far, but Jordan Spieth cruised to his first win of the season Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am.Spieth endured the awful conditions Thursday and posted a 3-under par round of 68 at Monterey Peninsula CC while most of the field was over-par, and followed up his strong start with...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

PGA TOUR: Rahm Gets First Win in Emphatic Fashion

After turning pro just last year, 22 year-old Jon Rahm from Spain got his first win on the PGA Tour in an unforgettable way, at an unforgettable place last Sunday. The Arizona State graduate finally lived up to sky-high amateur expectations when he eclipsed the field at Torrey Pines with a stellar seven-under 65 in the final round. Rahm had two eagles and two birdies on the back...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps chunks tee shot during pro-am at Waste Management Open

The 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale is one of the most raucous holes in golf, so much so that it even gave the most decorated Olympian of all time the yips.Michael Phelps played during the pro-am at the Waste Management Open on Wednesday, alongside Jordan Spieth, and Phelps came up a little short with his tee shot at the signature hole after getting the crowd fired up with his Condor...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergio Garcia lets fan who tweeted him 206 times caddie

Sergio Garcia is a 37-year-old professional golfer who has won nine PGA events over his career dating back to 1999. An established golfer like Garcia likely sticks with a single caddie who knows his strengths and weaknesses.However, in September of 2017 during the pro-am of the British Masters, Garcia will have a new caddie walking with him and helping him pick his clubs.His name...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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