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10:07 PM ET Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Justin Thomas wasn’t playing poorly. It only felt that way Saturday at the Zozo Championship at Sherwood, where being a few shots under par means losing ground. He was 3 under and already had lost the lead he had at the start. The final hour changed
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9:20 PM ET Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Justin Thomas went from a fast finish one day to a fast start the next, and it carried him to a 7-under 65 on Friday and a one-shot lead in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. Thomas wasn’t particularly thrilled, except for his position, mainly because the
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When Firestone Country Club’s par-5 16th hole—which would eventually be affectionately known as “The Monster”—was created by Robert Trent Jones during a redesign ahead of the 1960 PGA Championship, Arnold Palmer called it “ridiculous.” Not only was it extremely long, but its green was guarded by a new pond Palmer found during the tournament won
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Before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted competitive golf at every level around the world, the International Golf Federation was already reviewing what to do with the World Amateur Team Championship. The biennial competition dates back more than 60 years and remains a signature event on amateur golf calendars. But the administration of the separate women’s and
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2:30 PM ET THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — While praising the PGA Tour for the way it has handled the return to competition during the coronavirus pandemic, Phil Mickelson also expressed doubt about having a limited number of spectators return at the Vivint Houston Open, especially given the tournament is only a week prior to the
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3:21 PM ET THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Adam Scott tested positive for COVID-19 at the Zozo Championship and withdrew from the tournament Wednesday, as required by PGA Tour protocols. Scott, the 2013 Masters champion who won the Genesis Invitational earlier this year, was replaced in the field by Jim Herman. “While it’s difficult news to
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