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OWGR Snapshot: Dufner Rises 60 Spots View More
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OWGR Snapshot: Dufner Rises 60 Spots

  In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: Jordan Spieth (US) reached 12 consecutive weeks at No. 1, building on the longest streak of his career. Spieth had three previous short stints as the top player in the world, and has been No. 1 for a total of 18 weeks…

Haas Makes The Right Calls View More
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Haas Makes The Right Calls

Jay Haas did the right thing in picking his son, Bill Haas, and Phil Mickelson to complete his United States team for the Presidents Cup matches next month. Not everyone will agree, especially those who believed Brooks Koepka deserved a spot on the team, but that’s the nature of allowing…

Presidents Cup Captain’s Picks Announced View More
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Presidents Cup Captain’s Picks Announced

The U.S. and International Presidents Cup teams were filled out Tuesday evening with captains Jay Haas and Nick Price each making their two captain’s picks. Price went first, tabbing Australia’s Steven Bowditch and South Korea’s Sangmoon Bae. Bowditch, 32, missed automatically qualifying by one spot but has played well this…

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Playoff Payoff Worth The Effort

Let’s start by saying the FedEx Cup playoffs have accomplished their primary goal: They’ve made Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk, Bill Haas, Brandt Snedeker and Henrik Stenson even richer. OK, so maybe that wasn’t the primary goal but when you roll out $67 million across a four-tournament span, a…

What Watson Will Do And What He Won't Do

Back when the late, great Roger Ebert was the best movie reviewer in the business (and the best pure “writer” among those critics) he would prepare us for the Oscars with two lists: Ebert would predict the winners he believed the academy would honor. And he would tell us who…

Nobody Asked Me, But …

Women’s professional golf continues to have a great year but the elephant in the room is still slow play. The amount of time Suzann Pettersen took on the 72nd green Sunday, effectively “icing” Brittany Lincicome, was inexcusable and an embarrassment to sportsmanship. The hardest thing to watch at Greensboro near…