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WATCH: Rickie Fowler puts fans’ swing skills to the test

In a game of high stakes target practice, fans face off against Rickie Fowler in hopes of winning future mortgage payments from Quicken Loans.
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

What to Watch: Inbee Park set to return to golf course, SheBelieves Cup begins

2016 Olympic golf champion Inbee Park is preparing to make her season debut at LPGA Thailand 2017, which begins Thursday morning, after spending the last eight months recovering from thumb surgery. Park, 28,has not played since last summer, when she battled through pain at the Olympics to win the gold medal. After the Rio Games, she decided to stop playing to have surgery. Will she...
Via Excelle Sports
7 hours ago

Poulter: Arnie signed 2nd $100 bill after wife spent first

Just about every Tour pro who has played the event has an Arnold Palmer story. Ian Poulter had a funny tale to tell Wednesday.
Via CSN Chicago
8 hours ago

Honda starts critical stretch for 'pain free' Poulter

Ian Poulter says his foot is healed, and hes looking to give himself another chance to win the Honda Classic this week.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 hours ago

Gold medalist Park returns to LPGA in Thailand

The return home to Thailand for reigning Rolex Player of the Year Aria Jutanugarn is just one of the things to watch this weekend as the LPGA Tour begins its two-event Asia swing on Thursday with the 11th edition of the Honda LPGA Thailand. The event at the Siam Country Club's Pitaya Old Course in Chonburi, Thailand, also will mark the return to the competition for South Korea...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Stewart Cink hasn’t left his wife’s side since cancer diagnosis

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — I first approached Stewart Cink about doing a story on the challenging journey he and his wife, Lisa, have been navigating since she was diagnosed in April with an aggressive form of breast cancer because I thought it would be a good story to tell. As I spoke with Cink,...
Via New York Post
20 hours ago

A debut at Bay Hill leads to much more for McDowell

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer. McDowell could not have imagined where that would lead. He was selected along with Curtis Strange, Peter Jacobsen, Annika...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Identifying the best in golf not as easy as 10 years ago

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who's the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who's the real No. 1? That question was a lot easier 10 years ago. The evidence was the record that Tiger Woods compiled, whether it was his 79 victories in 17 full years on the PGA Tour, the 10 tournaments...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harrington weighing surgery with eye on Birkdale

Padraig Harrington can't wait to return to Royal Birkdale, but his pain in the neck is getting more troublesome the closer The Open gets.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Bohn returns to Honda one year after heart attack

One year ago at the Honda Classic, Jason Bohn suffered a heart attack. He returns to PGA National this week with a new perspective and appreciation for life and golf.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Ollie Schniederjans' younger brother racks up 2nd win

Ollie Schniederjans already has three top-10s on Tour this year. His younger brother Luke, 18, has two wins as a Georgia Tech freshman.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Scott grouped with Thomas, Harrington at Honda

Defending champ Adam Scott will play his first two rounds at the Honda Classic alongside Justin Thomas and former winner Padraig Harrington.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Inbee Park set to make season debut at LPGA Thailand 2017

2016 Olympic golf champion Inbee Park is preparing to make her season debut at LPGA Thailand 2017, which begins later this week, after spending the last eight months recovering from thumb surgery. Park, 28, recently said that, with this being her season debut, “There is little more pressure. But I really enjoy playing in Thailand and this tournament has great memories for me and is...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

Dustin Johnson is the newest #1 golfer in the world, but can he stay there?

Tiger Woods was the #1 ranked golfer in the world for an astounding 683 weeks, including for a streak of five consecutive years during the mid 2000s. Since Woods has been dethroned as the game’s best golfer as injuries and age have taken their toll, the title of top golfer in the world has been traded back and forth amongst the game’s young stars. Woods was last ranked #1 in...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cameron Tringale’s slam dunk eagle leads our Shots of the Week

Check out the top five shots of the week from the 2017 Genesis Open featuring Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, John Huh, Phil Mickelson, and Cameron Tringale.
Via PGA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Still planning Mexico return, McIlroy plays with Trump

Rory McIlroy is still planning to return at next weeks WGC-Mexico Championship, his manager confirmed to GolfChannel.com on Monday.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Weekend Sports In Brief

PRO BASKETBALL NEW ORLEANS (AP) DeMarcus Cousins is sticking around New Orleans to help the Pelicans make a 25-game push for the playoffs. The Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from Sacramento on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game in their arena. The Kings dealt Cousins and Omri Casspi to New Orleans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, 2016 first-round...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago

Andrew Putnam wins Web.com Tour event in Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) Andrew Putnam won the Panama Claro Championship on Sunday for his second Web.com Tour title, beating Chris Baker with an 18-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff. Putnam closed with a 2-under 68 to match Baker (66) at 13-under 267 at Panama Golf Club. The 28-year-old former Pepperdine player earned $112,500 to take the money lead with $171,100. The...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera. Johnson turned a marathon finish into a Sunday stroll in the Genesis Open. He finished the third round in the morning with a 7-under 64 to build a five-shot lead, stretched it to nine shots at one point in the final round and coasted home to a 71 and a five-shot victory. Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.B. Holmes has DIRECTV Launch Pad Drive of the Day at Genesis Open

In the final round of the 2017 Genesis Open, J.B. Holmes hit his tee shot 317 yards on the par-5 17th hole at Riviera Country Club.
Via PGA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago

Fred Couples wins Chubb Classic for 12th senior title

NAPLES, Fla. — Fred Couples won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 12th PGA Tour Champions title and first since 2014, rallying to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez at TwinEagles. The 57-year-old Couples shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 to finish at 16-under 200 on the Talon Course, three strokes ahead of second-round leader Jimenez. Also the 2010 event winner at The Quarry, Couples won for...
Via The Denver Post
3 days ago

Fred Couples wins Chubb Classic for 12th senior title

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Fred Couples won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 12th PGA Tour Champions title and first since 2014, rallying to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez at TwinEagles. The 57-year-old Couples shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 to finish at 16-under 200 on the Talon Course, three strokes ahead of second-round leader Jimenez. Also the 2010 event winner at The Quarry, Couples...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ha Na Jang of South Korea wins Australian Open at Royal Adelaide

On Sunday, Korean golfer Ha Na Jang (world No. 6) came from behind to win the Australian Open at Royal Adelaide. Jang landed an eagle and three birdies in the last six holes to secure the victory. She was only three shots ahead of second place finisher Nanna Madsen of Denmark. “It’s a really good, strong finish. That is why it’s good sport today,” Jang told media. [More...
Via Excelle Sports
3 days ago
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