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Hideki Matsuyama Scores First Victory on PGA Tour

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Hideki Matsuyama Scores First Victory on PGA Tour
Hideki Matsuyama has become the 4th Japanese winner on the PGA Tour with his play off victory against Kevin Na at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday. Matsuyama and Na finished the final round tied for first, just one stroke ahead of the overnight leader, Bubba Watson.  The two men entered a sudden-death play off with Matsuyama making par on the first hole to claim his maiden victory on the..Read More

Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy Teeing Off Together

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Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy Teeing Off Together
Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy are both coming off impressive wins from last weekend. Today they will be teeing off together at the start of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The Australian and the Northern Irishman will both be hoping the momentum from their previous events carries over to Muirfield as 120 of the best players in the world get ready to hit the Jack Nicklaus designed course..Read More

Rory McIlroy Secures First Win on European Tour in 18 Months

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Rory McIlroy Secures First Win on European Tour in 18 Months
Rory McIlroy has turned what could have been an extremely turbulent week into a triumph as he won the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday.   Last week the 25-year-old ended his engagement to the Danish tennis star, Caroline Woznicki.  McIlroy announced at a pre-tournament press conference that he was determined to concentrate on his golf game despite any personal circumstances..Read More

11-Year-Old Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open

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11-Year-Old Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open
Is it us, or are golfers getting younger and younger?  On Monday 11-year-old Lucy Li from Redwood Shores, California qualified for next month’s U.S. Women’s Open.   Li, who doesn’t turn 12 until October, is the youngest player to have ever qualified for the event.  England’s Lexi Thompson qualified in 2007 at the age of 12 and while Beverly Klass was only..Read More

Miguel Angel Jimenez Proving Age is Just a Number

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Miguel Angel Jimenez Proving Age is Just a Number
He’s known for his love of red wine, cigars and an unusual warm-up routine but no one can deny Miguel Angel Jimenez is on top form this year.  Winning the Spanish Open on Sunday at the age of 50.   Jimenez stormed into contention over the weekend forcing a three-man playoff with Thomas Pieters and Richard Green.  The Spanish golfer came out the victor, securing Jimenez his ..Read More

Martin Kaymer Hangs in Despite Rain Delay to Win the Players Championship

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Martin Kaymer Hangs in Despite Rain Delay to Win the Players Championship
Martin Kaymer has ended a winless streak on the PGA Tour that goes back to 2010. Claiming victory at the Players Championship on Sunday after a 92 minute-rain delay. Kaymer started out the weekend at TPC Sawgrass with an incredible 63 last Thursday, equaling the club record. While he wasn’t able to come close to his first round score in the remaining three days, the German still played i..Read More

Justin Leonard Smashes 1st Hole cup with Awesome Eagle Shot

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Justin Leonard Smashes 1st Hole cup with Awesome Eagle Shot
American Justin Leonard got off to a smashing start during the first round of the Players Championship yesterday. Leonard’s second shot of the day cleared 147-yards coming down straight into the first hole.  Helping the 41-year-old to make eagle as well as break the cup. Ground staff at TPC Sawgrass took 10 minutes to repair the damage.  Leonard continued a strong first round ..Read More

JB Holmes Secures First Win since 2008

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JB Holmes Secures First Win since 2008
While it might not be the name you were expecting or a name you’re overly familiar with, no one could deny that JB Holmes was a worthy recipient of Sunday’s Wells Fargo Championship title.   Having been the overnight leader, Holmes was able to hold off a surge from veteran Jim Furyk. Despite bogeying two of the last three holes the 32-year-old held his nerve to card a final rou..Read More

Alexander Levy Secures Maiden Win at China Open

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Alexander Levy Secures Maiden Win at China Open
The French are fast becoming a group to look out for on tour. With Alexander Levy becoming the latest Frenchman to scoop up victory at the China Open last Sunday.   Levy smiled his way to a 19-under 269 finish, 4-strokes ahead of England’s Tommy Fleetwood. The 23-year-old’s calm nature and ease were apparent throughout the tournament, as he led the charge from Friday.   &l..Read More

Bubba Watson Earns the Green Jacket for the Second Time in Three Years

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Bubba Watson Earns the Green Jacket for the Second Time in Three Years
Yesterday Bubba Watson joined an elite group of 17 golfers to have won the Masters two times.  Unlike his first victory in 2012 there was no play-off scenario, just a solid succession of good rounds that led the American to a 3-stroke victory.   Stating afterwards, “The first one I felt I lucked into.”  Watson added, “A lot of hard work and determination went in..Read More

Matt Jones Earns First PGA Tour Win and Augusta Invite

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Matt Jones Earns First PGA Tour Win and Augusta Invite
The Australians continue to light up the PGA Tour as Matt Jones secured the Shell Houston Open title on Sunday.  Earning his first Tour win as well as his first trip to the Masters.   “Going to Augusta is amazing,” said Jones afterwards.  “The win means everything to me right now because that's what we play for is to win.  To have Augusta as a reward for th..Read More

Tiger Woods to Miss the Masters for the First Time in 19 Years

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Tiger Woods to Miss the Masters for the First Time in 19 Years
Tiger Woods has announced he will be unable to play at the Masters this month after undergoing a back procedure on Monday.   The 38-year-old has been plagued with back issues on and off since last summer.  Forcing him to withdraw from the Honda Classic on the final day as well as pulling out of last month’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.   Yesterday on his website Woods confi..Read More
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