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Clair Peterson’s annual trip to the Arnold Palmer Invitational is not happening this year. The coronavirus pandemic means the longtime John Deere Classic tournament director won’t be on the driving range this week at the Bay Hill Club & Lodge among the players, caddies, coaches, trainers, sports psychologists, media and other tournament representatives. COVID-19 restrictions
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4:29 PM ET Associated Press FAR HILLS, N.J. — U.S. Amateur champion Tyler Strafaci and top-ranked amateur Davis Thompson are part of the 10-member U.S. team announced Monday that will try to retain the Walker Cup in May against Great Britain & Ireland. The matches for amateurs will be May 8-9 at Seminole Golf Club
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7:54 PM ET Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. — Kevin Sutherland was not really hitting it well, not making a whole lot putts, yet kept hanging around. A chip-in birdie on Tucson National’s 16th hole changed everything. The only birdie of the final round on the par-3 not only put Sutherland in a tie for the
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. — PGA champion Collin Morikawa shook off an early mistake and played a steady hand on a Concession golf course known for calamity, closing with a 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in the Workday Championship. Morikawa picked up a few short-game tips from major champions – Mark
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6:23 PM ET Associated Press RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico — Branden Grace closed eagle-birdie Sunday to win the Puerto Rico Open, an emotional triumph following his father’s January death after a month-long fight with the coronavirus. Grace holed out from a greenside bunker for eagle on the par-4 17th and birdied the par-5 18th for
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4:44 PM ET Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Nelly Korda seized control with three early birdies and finished with 12 straight pars for a 3-under 69 to win the Gainbridge LPGA on Sunday, giving the Korda family two victories to start the season. Her older sister, Jessica, won the season-opening Tournament of Champions last month
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12:55 PM ET BRADENTON, Fla. — Several players showed up wearing a red shirt and black pants Sunday in honor of Tiger Woods for the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship. Tony Finau probably handled it the best, wearing a red mock golf shirt, black pants and his Nike hat backwards — as Woods has
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7:15 PM ET Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. — PGA champion Collin Morikawa made seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch Saturday and made it look as though no one could catch him. All it took was two bad holes to turn the Workday Open into a chase. Morikawa shot a 5-under 67 at the Concession Golf
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