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When really, really good isn't good enough: Inside one golfer's attempt to live his dream

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Steven Bowditch is back to being the funniest PGA Tour pro on Twitter

In the early hours of Feb. 3, Steven Bowditch was arrested in Scottsdale for driving under the influence. The two-time PGA Tour winner wound up playing his second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open later that day and then tweeted this somber apology:<p>The seriousness of the matter can't be …

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Honda: Fowler wins by four

Rickie Fowler squandered four-fifths of a five-shot lead on the front nine on Sunday, but rallied on the back and still won the Honda Classic by four.<p>Fowler, who was without a victory in four previous PGA Tour starts in which he held the 54-hole lead, closed this one out with a one-over par 71 at …

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Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky get REALLY creative with gender reveal of second baby

Leave it to Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson to use an Instagram from the beach to reveal the gender of their second baby. And give the couple bonus points for being creative enough to also involve a little golf.<p>On Sunday, Paulina posted this video in which she tees it up for Dustin to make the …

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Winner! 🏆 @RickieFowler wins @TheHondaClassic for his fourth career victory. He moves to 10th in the FedExCup. https://t.co/YEMTdDBDwZ

Watch man sink world-record 395-foot putt

Golfers know the putter can be a mercurial critter. When times are good, you want pamper it, protect it, bring it into bed. Other moments, you feel like the weapon should rest at the bottom of a lake. We're guessing Brett Stanford has the former mindset to his flat stick at the moment.<p>Stanford, a …

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Rickie Fowler finds shorter-length driver to his liking

Struggling with accuracy off the tee, Rickie Fowler shaved an inch off his driver length at the Honda Classic, using a 43.5-inch Cobra F7+ driver with an Aldila NV2K 70X shaft in an effort to find more fairways.<p>“I’ll tell you what, it feels pretty good to step up there with 43.5 inches,” said …

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Golf-McIlroy says outing with Trump 'not an endorsement'

Former number one golfer Rory McIlroy said on Friday that his outing last week with President Donald Trump was not a political endorsement of America's new leader but rather "simply a round of golf."<p>The decision by the Northern Irish golfer to accept the invitation to play with the president at his …

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Fowler looking to get back on winning track

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Notes and observations from Friday’s second round of The Honda Classic, where Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share the lead …

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'I was the best golfer of all the rich people': In meeting with manufacturing CEOs, Trump insists GE's Jeff Immelt tell the story of the time Trump hit a hole in one

GE CEO Jeff Immelt on Thursday regaled an assembly of some of the executives of the largest manufacturing companies in the world with a story about the time President Donald Trump hit a hole in one while playing golf with Immelt.<p>This story was not unprompted, however, but requested by none other …

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Justin Timberlake, Tiger Woods invest together in future of junior golf

Two of the bigger entertainers in the world are linked in the golf world<p>Justin Timberlake and Tiger Woods are the lead partners in a company called the Nexus Luxury Collection, Ltd. This company recently purchased a stake in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT).<p>This puts Timberlake and Woods in …

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With all due respect to Glenn Robinson III, Cameron Tringale was Saturday's Slam Dunk champ

Many NBA fans became familiar with Glenn Robinson III on Saturday night as the Indiana Pacers swingman won the Slam Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend. Yes, he's the son of former No. 1 pick Glenn Robinson. Yes, we are all getting old.<p>But while Glenn put on an impressive show in New Orleans, the best …

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Spieth makes move ahead of rain

Jordan Spieth climed into a tie for fourth before the inclement weather arrived as predicted on Friday, suspending second-round play for the day shortly after noon in the Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.<p>Spieth, who won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am last …

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How to build your own golf workout

Over the past decade Golf Digest has offered hundreds of different exercises (and variations of them) that would benefit your body and your golf game. But how do you cull all that information down to build a manageable workout? Let me make it easier for you.<p>The framework for a good golf workout …

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Genesis: Sam Saunders takes lead

Sam Saunders took the first-round lead in the Genesis Open, a tournament his late grandfather Arnold Palmer won three times when it was known as the Los Angeles Open.<p>Saunders shot a seven-under par 64 at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on Thursday. Saunders, who has had only …

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Reliving Tiger's 16-year-old pro debut at Riviera

Before “Hello, world,” there was an even more audacious introduction.<p>It began in the fall of 1990. Preparations were already underway for the Nissan …

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Watch Marcus Fraser get one of the loudest bad breaks you'll ever see on a golf course

In the realm of bad bounces off the flagstick, it's tough for anything to top what happened to Tiger Woods in the second round of the 2013 Masters. Woods' perfect approach on the par-5 15th hole ricocheted back into a pond guarding the green and led to a quadruple-bogey 9 that he never recovered …

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Simple Tips To Get Out Of Any Fairway Bunker

No matter whether your ball is up against the lip, on a downhill slope, or resting in the middle, make these simple adjustments and you'll have a fighting chance at getting out and saving a shot or two<p>A lot of golfers think hitting it into a fairway bunker is a sentence to a big number. But that …

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Watch Sergio Garcia destroy a bunch of drones carrying taunting messages

We've seen tour pros knock drones out of the sky before with golf shots. From Jason Day to Bubba Watson to Patrick Reed, it's a cool -- albeit expensive -- activity. But TaylorMade put a new twist on the trick when it filmed a recent video with Sergio Garcia. It brought in some <i>mean</i> drones.<p>No, the …

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Report: Phil Mickelson purchasing another Arizona golf course

Phil Mickelson’s collection of golf courses still lags well behind his trophy collection, but he’s been steadily closing the gap in recent years.<p>The Arizona Republic reported that Mickelson, heading a group that includes his long-time agent Steve Loy and his brother Tim, has purchased Ocotillo Golf …

Ageless Tom Brady inspires PGA Tour ironmen Phil Mickelson and Gary Player

Mickelson, Player are in awe of Brady’s fitness.<p>Tom Brady, unlike a certain former world No. 1 golfer, sure doesn’t act his age on the playing field, as his historic comeback to win his record fifth championship in Super Bowl LI on Sunday night proves. But it’s the fitness regimen of the …

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Age may kill Tiger Woods’ career. It’s making Sergio Garcia’s much better.

Eighteen years after Medinah, the dominant automaton is now broken. The once-petulant prodigy grew up.<p>What does <i>age</i> mean? For some, it’s a slow march toward the inevitable — losing your physical capabilities and faculties, before Depends and daytime television become the regular routine.<p>But for …

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Why Optimists Play Better Golf

I have had a privileged view of professional golf, both men’s and women’s, for 32 years. Thanks to ABC/ESPN, I’ve had a front row seat. From that vantage point, you start to recognize things that you don’t see as a player. I’ve found that I am overwhelmingly drawn to players with an optimistic …

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On Tiger Woods: ‘Is it just a temporary setback or are these the sad, final death throes?’

<i>Stories of interest you might have missed…</i><p>“What is beyond dispute is [Tiger] Woods’s trip to the Emirates was a shambles from start to finish. Tiger can insist all he likes that he was in no pain during his horrific first round 77 but it looked as plain as day that he was unfit for the purpose of …

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Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2017: Saturday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights

After high winds disrupted Day 2 of the Dubai Desert Classic in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, Saturday saw the field play out the tournament's second and third rounds.<p>Dozens of holes later, Sergio Garcia finds himself in the driving seat heading into the final day, as a four-under-par 68 was …

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Hideki Matsuyama one back going into weekend at Phoenix Open

Matsuyama followed his 65 on Thursday with a 68 on Friday<p>In one of the best scoring oddities of the past few years, Hideki Matsuyama has somehow shot three consecutive 270s at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. In each of the last three years, Matsuyama has finished 14 under at this event. That …

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The United States of Golf: All 50 States Ranked By Their Golfiness

What determines a state’s golfiness? Lots of factors.<p>Having more than a quarter of your residents who regularly peg it helps your cause (take a bow, …

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