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PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Dustin Johnson and his brother, Austin, need to avoid rental homes with stairs. Two years ago, Dustin Johnson slipped on stairs in his Augusta, Georgia, rental home on the eve of the Masters, eventually withdrawing from the tournament. Now it’s his brother who suffered a similar fate, although he is still
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PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Despite losing some big names this year due in part to the PGA Tour’s scheduling change, the Valspar Championship secured its future at the Innisbrook Resort with a title sponsorship extension through 2025. The paint company, which is owned by Sherwin-Williams, has been the title sponsor since 2014. Its deal with
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10:30 AM ET Anna Katherine Clemmons Close Anna Katherine Clemmons is a contributing writer for ESPN The Magazine. Last summer Ho Sung Choi’s unorthodox — but wildly successful — Happy Gilmore-ish golf swing took over the internet. The pro golfer, a winner on the Japanese Tour in the past, managed to captivate millions with his
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Webb Simpson, defending champion at The Players Championship, was assessed a one-shot penalty at No. 14 for inadvertently causing his ball to move. Simpson was trying to decide where to stand before putting from the fringe when his putter handle got caught in his shirt and caused the other end to touch his ball. It
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish. Suddenly staked to a one-shot lead, McIlroy had a 125-yard walk along the water to the 17th hole to face an island that never looks smaller than on
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods didn’t have the results he wanted at the Players Championship, but he nonetheless left the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course feeling good about where his game is headed, specifically as it relates to the Masters next month. “It’s right on track,” Woods said after shooting his first round of
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jon Rahm felt like every shot would be good and most of them were as he posted an 8-under 64 on Saturday and built a one-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood in the Players Championship. Five shots behind going into the third round, Rahm shot 30 on the
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