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Louisville Slugger

One of the game’s purest swingers captured the PGA Championship’s revived long drive contest on Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. Louis Oosthuizen took the title with a 340-yard poke, edging Jason Day by 2 yards. The competition took place on the 590-yard 10th hole at Valhalla Golf Club during Tuesday’s practice…

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Myriad Paths To ‘The Zone’

HOYLAKE, ENGLAND | No two golfers speak about the so-called “zone” in the same way. Sergio García is not convinced that such a thing exists; Sir Nick Faldo suggests that Jack Nicklaus was in one for 20 years. “I really don’t know about zones,” began García, following his opening 68…

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When First Is Worst

Upon further review what happened Sunday in Paris on the European Tour and in West Virginia on the U.S. PGA Tour was the rule, not the exception. And to take it one psychological step further, the scourge of tournament golf is not so much 54-hole leads specifically as it is…

And The Winner Is …

Five questions (and a few answers) on the Monday morning of Masters week: Why have the Lords of The Masters turned their “toon-a-mint” into more of a U.S. Open slog lately when more benign scoring conditions led to more explosive leaderboard activity, particularly on Sunday? (Ben Crenshaw in his prime…