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

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: Kaymer Making Most of Sponsor Exemption View More
Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

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…

QUICK TAKE: PGA Tour Rookie Mistaken as Valet Staff View More
PGA Tour player J.T. Poston, with his PGA Tour card.

QUICK TAKE: PGA Tour Rookie Mistaken as Valet Staff

J.T. Poston is a PGA Tour player and not a member of the valet staff at PGA National. Apparently he needs to get more TV time to make sure everyone knows the difference. Poston, a lanky 23-year-old rookie with a young face, was walking to his car outside the resort’s…

QUICK TAKE: Gribble Runs the Table at PGA National View More
Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: Gribble Runs the Table at PGA National

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — In the first 10 years of PGA National hosting the Honda Classic, no player had hit all 18 greens in regulation, so leave it to a player who had lost his swing and missed four consecutive cuts to accomplish the feat.   Cody Gribble, the…

QUICK TAKE: Trash Talk Is Fuel For Thomas View More
Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: Trash Talk Is Fuel For Thomas

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – After capturing three early 2016-17 victories and ascending to No. 8 in the world, life has changed for Justin Thomas. A part of it is money — he used some of the $3.82 million he has won this season to buy a custom Range Rover…