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QUICK TAKE: The Game’s Youth Can Win Majors At Any Time View More
Brooks Koepka became the seventh consecutive first-time major winner last month at the U.S. Open. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: The Game’s Youth Can Win Majors At Any Time

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Brooks Koepka is Exhibit A – or example No. 7 – that major championship golf appears to have moved into a new era. Instead of a handful of players winning most of the majors, the past seven have been won by first-time champions. Two years ago, Zach…

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the Open Championship View More
Jordan Spieth has a date with Henrik Stenson and Si Woo Kim for the opening two rounds of the Open Championship. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the Open Championship

With the year’s third major upon us and the tee times for the first two rounds released, let’s take a look at some of the groups to keep an eye on at Royal Birkdale: Henrik Stenson-Si Woo Kim-Jordan Spieth After winning in remarkable fashion last year at Royal Troon, Stenson…

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Is ‘Uphill Marathon,’ Not Sprint View More
Amateur Mason Anderson drives off the first tee during his Monday practice round. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Is ‘Uphill Marathon,’ Not Sprint

ERIN, WISCONSIN – The U.S. Open may be golf’s ultimate mind game. Though its caretakers go to great pains to insist they’re not concerned with par – much less the unnerving sight of under-par scores cluttering the leader boards – the U.S. Open is golf’s boot camp. It won’t be…

QUICK TAKE: Teams of Interest at the Zurich Classic View More
Rickie Fowler and Jason Day will be a formidable partnership at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images

QUICK TAKE: Teams of Interest at the Zurich Classic

For the first time in nearly 36 years, the PGA Tour has an official team tournament on the calendar with the new-look Zurich Classic in New Orleans. There will be 80 two-man teams competing in alternate-shot and best-ball formats at TPC Louisiana, prompting many of the world’s best to alter…

QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing? View More
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QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing?

If you are looking for Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth or Phil Mickelson playing during the PGA Tour’s so-called Florida swing, you’re not going to find them. Why not? Blame it on the Tour schedule this year. None of those three players will tee it up in any of the Florida…

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Battles Illness, Impresses in Return View More
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QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Battles Illness, Impresses in Return

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – There were any number of reasons for Rory McIlroy to be pleased with his 3-under par 68 in his first competitive PGA Tour round of 2017. The way he, uh, felt had a lot to do with it. Something – maybe the local cuisine or maybe…