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QUICK TAKE: Torn Between Tours, Stricker In Players Contention View More
Steve Stricker (Photo credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Torn Between Tours, Stricker In Players Contention

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Steve Stricker and Phil Mickelson had a bet this year about which one of them would win a tournament first. Turns out, they both won on the same weekend. Mickelson won the WGC-Mexico Championship while Stricker was winning the Cologuard Classic on the PGA Tour…

QUICK TAKE: Stricker Earns U.S. Open Berth the Hard Way View More
Steve Stricker will be playing the U.S. Open in his home state just 75 miles from where he lives. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Stricker Earns U.S. Open Berth the Hard Way

The U.S. Open at Erin Hills has its homegrown favorite and Steve Stricker got there the hard way. Having been denied a special exemption to play the U.S. Open in his native Wisconsin, approximately 75 minutes from where he lives, Stricker earned his spot Monday when he led sectional qualifying…

Presidents Cup Captains’ Assistants Named View More
Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods will be reunited at the 2017 Presidents Cup. Credit: Associated Press

Presidents Cup Captains’ Assistants Named

A familiar gang is getting together at the 2017 Presidents Cup. U.S. Captain Steve Stricker has chosen Davis Love III, Tiger Woods and Fred Couples to assist him at Liberty National Golf Club next year, it was announced Wednesday. This is similar to the winning crew from the 2016 Ryder…

Tiger Pulls Out Of Ryder Consideration

Tiger Woods took himself out of consideration for the U.S. Ryder Cup team Wednesday when he announced on his website that doctors have advised him not to play competitively until December. “I’ve been told by my doctors and trainer that my back muscles need to be rehabilitated and healed. They’ve…

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Rhode Island Repeat

PGA Tour part-timer Steve Stricker and partner Bo Van Pelt captured their second consecutive CVS Caremark Charity Classic at scenic Rhode Island Country Club on Tuesday. For those unfamiliar with it, the CVS tournament is a two-day event that appears on the PGA Tour schedule and is hosted by Rhode…