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Northern Trust 2017 odds: Picks from the model that called Justin Thomas' PGA Championship run

SportsLine simulated the 2017 Northern Trust 10,000 times and came up with some surprising picks<p>The FedEx Cup Playoffs start Thursday with the Northern Trust at Glen Oaks Club in Westbury, New York.<p>A who's who of the PGA Tour will be there, including PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas, who's …

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Single-minded determination helps Matsuyama lead FedExCup

We live in an age of unprecedented access to our athletes. They allow us to peek into their personal lives through social media, showing a side of …

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FedExCup 101: A guide to the PGA Tour playoffs

<i>Take a look at some answers to frequently asked questions about the FedExCup Playoffs:</i><b>Playoffs?! Playoffs?! Sorry, I can't hear that word without</b> …

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Stenson heating up in time for FedExCup Playoffs

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Notes and observations from Sunday’s final round of the Wyndham Championship, where Henrik Stenson shot a final-round 64 to reach …

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In U.S. Am, Ghim avenges his most painful defeat

LOS ANGELES – They should have celebrated like this three years ago – with fist pumps and hugs and cries of “Masters! Masters! We’re going to the …

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How Junior Golf Fueled the Rise of Jordan Spieth

Dallas<p>Fourteen years later, Jordan Spieth can recall in vivid detail his most painful childhood defeat. It came on a circuit for elite juniors called the Young Guns Tour. The winner’s trophy was taller than Spieth, then just 10 years old, and it would have been his if not for a triple bogey on the …

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How Junior Golf Fueled the Rise of Jordan Spieth - WSJ

Dallas<p>Fourteen years later, Jordan Spieth can recall in vivid detail his most painful childhood defeat. It came on a circuit for elite juniors called the Young Guns Tour. The winner’s trophy was taller than Spieth, then just 10 years old, and it would have been his if not for a triple bogey on the …

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Spieth early favorite to win 2018 Masters over Johnson, McIlroy

REUTERS/Jim Young<p>With the 2017 major season over, many of the game's best have turned their attention to the 2018 Masters - including the bookies.<p>The …

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Ranking the 4 major championships in 2017

REUTERS/Andrew Boyers<p>The PGA Tour still has the Wyndham Championship and the four FedEx Cup playoffs left on the calendar. However, the 2017 major …

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Rory McIlroy to return for FedEx Cup playoffs

Rory McIlroy has decided his health is good enough for him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs next week in New York.<p>McIlroy had said after he finished at the PGA Championship that he could feel a back muscle spasm in recent weeks as he practiced more to get ready for the final major of the year. He …

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Nigeria: Do You Cheat On Handicap?

(Photo: Pixabay)Golfers All', there is the virus that preys on the heart of the public good. The virus feeds off sloth and breeds low expectations …

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How concerned should the PGA be with low ratings for the PGA Championship?

Golf ratings post-Tiger Woods are always going to be under a microscope. And while the sport may not reach those heights again for a very long time …

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Did Jordan Spieth or Brooks Koepka -- or somebody else -- have best 2017 major season?

1. The best of the best<p>Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas won the four major championships in 2017. A victory in a major …

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Austin Connelly emulating good friend Jordan Spieth as he charges into contention in Fiji International

Listening to the unmistakable Texas drawl, you would think it's Jordan Junior. Same hometown, same management company, same Australian coach ... and …

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The 2017 Majors had it all - except for an Irish winner

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PGA Tour gets new sponsor for winners-only Kapalua event | Miami Herald

Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance has agreed to a five-year deal to become the title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event at Kapalua, a move …

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Tiger Woods listed at 100-to-1, Jordan Spieth the favorite for 2018 Masters

Vegas loves receiving free money, and in the interest of doing so, they’ve listed Tiger Woods at 100-1 to win the 2018 Masters. Get your bets in …

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Why Brooks Koepka was the king of the majors in 2017

We all know Brooks Koepka became a major champion in 2017 with his impressive U.S. Open win at Erin Hills. But Brooks' breakout season was even better than you probably realized, because he earned another -- albeit unofficial title: King of the Majors.<p>Koepka wound up with the low cumulative score …

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Fowler's goal: From supporting role to leading man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The grin on Rickie Fowler’s face was undeniable.Standing in a small alcove next to the scoring area at Quail Hollow Club, a …

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PGA Tour gets new sponsor for winners-only Kapalua event

Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance has agreed to a five-year deal to become the title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event at Kapalua, a move that strengthens the tour's commitment to starting the new year in Hawaii.<p>The Sentry Tournament of Champions will be Jan. 4-7 and marks the 20th straight …

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#AskAlan: Recapping the PGA, and will Spieth have a new Ryder Cup partner?

Quite a memorable PGA Championship. Let's cut to the chase…<p><b>"Does Jordan break up with Patrick for future team events and begin playing with JT?</b> …

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The Social: Double the fun after the PGA

Justin Thomas breaks through for his first major victory and celebrates it in style, Rory McIlroy gets an outstanding application from a guy eager to …

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There's a plausible explanation as to why Tiger Woods is 100/1 to win the 2018 Masters

The major season is over in golf for 2017, but that just means our eyes are already on the 2018 Masters, at least from a gambling perspective.<p>According to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, Jordan Spieth is favored at 7/1 to win at Augusta. And will you look at who’s 100/1 (via ESPN) …<p>That’s right, …

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5 Reasons Why The 2018 PGA Championship In St. Louis Is A Huge Deal

<b>ST. LOUIS (KMOX)</b> – The countdown to the 100th PGA Championship, hosted by Bellerive Country Club in Ladue, began with the final putt of the 99th …

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Jealousy over Spieth's major wins propelled Justin Thomas to victory at PGA

Nothing like getting a glimpse of your buddy's major trophy to propel you toward a major title of your own. Justin Thomas says he was "very jealous" …

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What everyday golfers can learn from five revealing moments from the PGA

One of the Pete Bevacqua's selling points, in moving the PGA Championship from August to May starting in 2019, is that the bossman (and an avid …

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Justin Thomas explains why no one should ever try to prank Jordan Spieth

Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth have been close friends for most of their lives, with the latter proving it with an epic slap on the butt after Thomas’s PGA Championship win.<p>Thomas was asked by Dan Patrick about that slap, and he said his post-tournament life was a blur for three hours. That led to …

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Tiger Woods dines with PGA champ Justin Thomas, resumes putting activities

Woods celebrated Justin Thomas’ victory with the newly crowned PGA champion and says he has started ‘light lifting’ and ‘putting a little.’<p>Tiger Woods had a rather eventful post-PGA Championship Monday, what with responding to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office toxicology report of medications …

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The 'Rat Pack' is making golf fun again

SportsPulse: Trysta Krick discusses Justin Thomas win, Another member of the new age rat pack (Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth, and Justin Thomas) that won his first Major. USA TODAY Sports

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Unlucky punter just misses out on a $3.3 million payday

THE next time you see a man curled up alone in the corner of a dark room weeping uncontrollably and cursing God, go up and ask if his name’s Jordan …

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