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A year in golf: Tales from the tour

No one knows for sure when Tiger Woods will compete again, and that includes Woods. Still, there were indications earlier this month he wasn't ready to retire. Woods watched from a golf cart at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. He also spent time in the TV booth, as he often does during his tournament. Woods might not always have a lot to offer in an interview, but he's...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard looks sharp in Mexico in first event of semi-retirement

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico Justin Leonard got off to a quick start in what he expects to be his shortest season, opening with a 6-under 65 on Thursday in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba to share the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani and Derek Fathauer. Leonard, who moved from Dallas to Colorado during the summer, said he plans to play only 12 events this season to spend more time...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) Justin Leonard got off to a quick start in what he expects to be his shortest season, opening with a 6-under 65 on Thursday in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba to share the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani and Derek Fathauer. Leonard, who moved from Dallas to Colorado during the summer, said he plans to play only 12 events this season to spend more...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Leonard part of 4-way tie for lead in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) Justin Leonard got off to a quick start in what he expects to be his shortest season. He opened with a 6-under 65 on Thursday in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba and shared the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani and Derek Fathauer. Leonard moved his family from Dallas to Colorado and plans to play only 12 events this year. The former British Open...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Straits dope: Five who could win the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship kicks off on Thursday to wrap up one of the most exciting and important major seasons on the PGA Tour in some time, and no matter the dominance of one young American this year, and the surprise of his elder at St. Andrews, figuring out the favorite at Whistling Straits is tough. Five years ago, it was Martin Kaymer outlasting Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson....
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The different levels of long on the PGA Tour

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Tim Clark was wrong about one thing. He's not the shortest hitter on the PGA Tour. Justin Leonard earned that distinction last season on the PGA Tour by finishing at No. 177 in measured drives at an average of 270.3 yards. Clark was three spots better at 272.2 yards. Either way, he quit worrying about driving distance a long time ago, realizing he can make...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Leonard misses playoffs, experiences something more meaningful

  Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour's regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone. He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed the cut. And at No. 108 in the FedEx Cup, it would have been his last chance to improve his standing heading into the playoffs, where it's all about moving...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Leonard finds a charity to come first before golf

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour's regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone. He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed the cut. And at No. 108 in the FedEx Cup, it would have been his last chance to improve his standing heading into the playoffs, where it's...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Leanord Brings Down The House With Hole Busting Slam Dunk Eagle.

Dang man, this is some NBA Street stuff right here! Justin Leanord DESTROYS the first hole at The Players Championship and the PGA Tour officials had to come out to fix the hole. Man, Justin just performed a gamebreaker at The Players! Please watch and enjoy! Thanks to PGA.com for sharing! See, now if only Justin and some of other golfers could perform gamebreakers (With awesome...
Via The GP Golf Report
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Leonard Shot On Hole No. 1 At TPC Forces Emergency Surgery

PGA golfer Justin Leonard dunked this shot on hole No. 1 at The Players Championship. TPC's course needed emergency surgery afterwards.
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Farmers Insurance Open Picks

Source: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Europe The folks over at DraftKings continue to add games as they’ve now put out a Daily Fantasy golf game. The game starts this week as the 2014 PGA season begins to get into gear. And so, we delve into another fantasy sport with both feet. It’s a great way to bridge the gap between football and baseball. Daily Fantasy Golf at DraftKings...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson piling up numbers that can't be ignored

Zach Johnson plays good golf. He just doesn't like to hear about it. A few years back, Tiger Woods was talking about a small group of players he considered to be good putters when he mentioned Johnson. Told about this, Johnson laughed. ''He only thinks I'm a good putter because he only sees me on TV,'' Johnson said that day in 2007 at Carnoustie. ''And the only time I'm on TV is...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending champions Perry, O'Hair share lead

Defending champions Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play Friday for a share of the first-round lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout. The teams of Matt Kuchar-Harris English and Charles Howell III-Justin Leonard also shot 64 on the Ritz Carlton Resort's Tiburon course. The 24 teams will play better ball Saturday and finish with a scramble...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kuchar, English take four-shot lead at Franklin Templeton Shootout

Matt Kuchar and Harris English took a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Franklin Templeton Shootout, playing the back nine in 9-under 27 in the better-ball round for a 12-under 60. Kuchar and English were 20 under the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort's Tiburon course. They opened with a 64 on Friday in modified alternate-shot play. The team event ends Sunday with a scramble. Retief Goosen...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Defending champs Perry, O'Hair lead Franklin Templeton Shootout

Defending champions Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play Friday for a share of the first-round lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout. The teams of Matt Kuchar-Harris English and Charles Howell III-Justin Leonard also shot 64 on the Ritz Carlton Resort's Tiburon course. The 24 teams will play better ball Saturday and finish with a scramble...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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