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QUICK TAKE: Ageless Couples In The Hunt View More
Fred Couples during the second round of the 2017 Masters at Augusta National. (Photo Credit: Mike Segar, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Ageless Couples In The Hunt

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Ponce de Leon gets credit for discovering the fountain of youth. Fred Couples will take Augusta National. The 57-year-old Couples is ageless at Augusta where he’s in contention again, sitting just three strokes off the lead after shooting a 2-under par 70 in the springtime breezes Friday….

Couples to Miss Masters With Bad Back View More
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Couples to Miss Masters With Bad Back

Fred Couples will be missing the Masters for the first time since 1994 after experiencing acute back pain that will keep the former champ out of the field. With the absence of Couples, this year’s field is now down to 89 players, the fewest since 2002. Couples has only played…

Haas, Price Named Presidents Cup Captains

There’s been a swap atop the U.S. Presidents Cup squad. Jay Haas, a vice captain to Fred Couples at the past three Presidents Cups, has been elevated to captain for the 2015 matches in South Korea, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced today. Couples, meanwhile, will serve as a vice…

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Cup Captains: Stay Out Of The Way

DUBLIN, OHIO | It’s an old story, maybe even apocryphal by now. The frustrated coach says to the selfish superstar, “There is no ‘I’ in ‘team.’ ” To which the petulant player replies, “Ain’t no ‘we’ in ‘team,’ either.” Could be that we are outthinking ourselves with this captaining business…

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With Low-Key Announcement, Event Raises Profile

Even here in April, in the wake of a Masters overflowing with compelling storylines, Jeff Sanchez’s mind wanders toward October – and the burgeoning possibilities for his tournament, the Open. Maybe you didn’t notice the news, tucked beneath the emergence of 14-year-old Guan Tianlang from China … and 50-somethings…