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QUICK TAKE: Simpson On A Positive Path View More
Webb Simpson (Photo credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Simpson On A Positive Path

ATLANTA – For five years, Webb Simpson had his golf life laid out for him, just one of the perks that came with winning the 2012 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club. And for a time, Simpson played on Ryder Cup teams and Presidents Cup teams, winning four times as…

QUICK TAKE: Perez Relishing The High Life View More
At age 41, Pat Perez had a career year and reached the Tour Championship for the first time. (Photo Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Perez Relishing The High Life

ATLANTA | It took Pat Perez only 16 years to play in the Tour Championship so it’s understandable that the PGA Tour’s free spirit intends to enjoy every minute of his time at East Lake Golf Club. “It’s awesome to be here,” Perez said Wednesday. What’s not to like? Reaching…

Phil’s Thrilling Shots at Tour Championship View More
Watch Phil Mickelson delight fans with two remarkable shots early in his first round at East Lake.

Phil’s Thrilling Shots at Tour Championship

A 4-over-par 74 isn’t what Phil Mickelson had in mind today. And it would be a forgettable round, except for these two delightful shots, which exemplify why Phil Mickelson is so popular with fans. EXHIBIT A – First Hole: Phil begins the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club with…

Spieth Sheds Light on Bubba’s Ryder Cup Situation View More
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Spieth Sheds Light on Bubba’s Ryder Cup Situation

ATLANTA – What to do with Bubba Watson? That may be the most intriguing question hanging over the remaining captain’s pick U.S. leader Davis Love III must make before the Ryder Cup begins next week. Watson is the seventh-ranked player in the world but, to this point anyway, is not…

Tour Championship To Reverse Nines View More
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Tour Championship To Reverse Nines

The Tour Championship will have a different finish when the FedEx Cup playoffs conclude this fall at East Lake. After much discussion, Tour and club officials have decided to reverse the nines for the Tour Championship, meaning the season-ending event will now end on a reachable par-5 rather than a…