QUICK TAKE: Crash That Killed Golfers Hits Close To Home

  It was supposed to be a trip of a lifetime, touring the great golf courses of Australia and New Zealand. But for four men from Texas – John Washburn, Glenn Garland, Russ Munsch and Greg Reynolds De Haven – it ended tragically when the Beechcraft Super King Air 200…

Shawn Stefani

WATCH: Stefani Sheds Duds For Water Shot

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Remember when Henrik Stenson stripped down to his skivvies to play a shot out of the water in 2009 at Doral? Shawn Stefani did the same thing Friday at the Honda Classic.   Having started his day on No. 10, the 35-year-old Texan pulled his…

Rickie Fowler

QUICK TAKE: In Contention Again, Fowler Feeling Ready to Close

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — It’s becoming a common script, and Rickie Fowler wants to flip it. Since his last PGA Tour victory at the 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship, Fowler has 10 top-10 finishes and a handful of near misses he would like to have back. Now he is in…

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QUICK TAKE: DeChambeau Abandons Sidesaddle Putting Stroke, Blames USGA

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Bryson DeChambeau is not accustomed to losing, and that is the adversity he currently faces in his first full PGA Tour season. His past five events have included four missed cuts and one withdrawal, for which he was called out last week at the Genesis Open….

QUICK TAKE: As Wife Battles Breast Cancer, Palmer Grabs Honda Lead

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Golf is just a game. Ryan Palmer understands that a whole lot more now. The Amarillo, Texas, native opened the Honda Classic by shooting 9-under 131 to put himself atop a busy leaderboard Friday afternoon at PGA National, but just being inside of the ropes…

QUICK TAKE: Perez Clarifies Remarks On Tiger

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Throughout the first two rounds of the Honda Classic, the most widely discussed story has been about two players not in the field. Two-time PGA Tour winner Pat Perez didn’t pull any punches when talking about Tiger Woods on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio on Tuesday, providing…

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QUICK TAKE: Kaymer Making Most of Sponsor Exemption

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — You wouldn’t expect a player who won a major less than three years ago to need a sponsor exemption, but that is the exact position Martin Kaymer finds himself in at the Honda Classic. Kaymer, the 2014 U.S. Open and Players Championship winner, lost the…