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NEWS: Eight USGA Championships To Air Commercial-Free View More
Jordan Spieth tees off at the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. (Photo: Getty Images)

NEWS: Eight USGA Championships To Air Commercial-Free

It is extraordinary and, at least in the U.S. television market, unprecedented. And it could become the model for leagues struggling to retain eyeballs in an ever-streaming entertainment world. On Thursday morning, the USGA announced a long-term deal with Rolex whereby eight of the nine televised USGA championships, including the…

NEWS: Els, Furyk Receive Special Exemptions Into U.S. Open View More
Jim Furyk (left) and Ernie Els have been invited to play in this year's U.S. Open. (Photo of Jim Furyk: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports; Photo of Ernie Els: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Els, Furyk Receive Special Exemptions Into U.S. Open

Two past U.S. Open champions, Ernie Els and Jim Furyk, have received special exemptions into the 118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in June. Els, who won the 1994 and 1997 U.S. Opens, will be making his 26th consecutive start in the championship. Furyk, the 2003 winner,…

READER SURVEY: Should PGA Tour Get Serious About Slow Play? View More
J.B. Holmes tees off at the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open, where he drew fans' ire with a particularly slow performance. (Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

READER SURVEY: Should PGA Tour Get Serious About Slow Play?

Every so often, a PGA Tour player runs afoul of acceptable pace-of-play standards. Penalties for these players are rare, but that does not mean the competitors are totally in the clear. The wrath of Tour fans can be seen on social media. J.B. Holmes kicked up a dust storm when…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Shows Progress With Opening 70 View More
Tiger Woods tees off on the fourth hole during the first round of The Honda Classic at PGA National. (Photo Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Shows Progress With Opening 70

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA – The stat sheet didn’t look drastically different than his first six competitive rounds of 2018, but Tiger Woods offered several positive signs in his round of even-par 70 to begin the Honda Classic. It’s a tough venue, particularly when the wind gusts as early in…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Faces Stiff Challenge At PGA National View More
Hitting the fairway will be paramount at PGA National this week. (Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Faces Stiff Challenge At PGA National

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA | After Tiger Woods had answered questions for 15 minutes and walked off the podium, Rory McIlroy was waiting for him. “All of these long interviews nowadays, huh?” McIlroy joked. They embraced like best friends as Woods gave a friendly push and a great smile. This…