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No fans, now no players: PGA Tour shuts down for a month

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Fans scattered around the ninth green saw Hideki Matsuyama roll in a 25-foot eagle putt to tie the course record at the TPC Sawgrass and take the lead in The Players Championship.

Canadians on PGA Tour not changing plans as coronavirus spreads

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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The record five Canadians playing this week at The Players Championship, the PGA Tour's flagship event, are trying to not let the health crisis impact what they're doing on the course.

Monday qualifier Morland IV a shot back heading into final round at Hoag Classic

Saturday, March 7th, 2020
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Ernie Els took the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Hoag Classic on Saturday, while David Morland IV of Aurora, Ont., is one shot off the pace.

Dustin Johnson to miss Tokyo Olympics to focus on PGA Tour playoffs

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Former world No. 1 Dustin Johnson of the United States will skip this year's Tokyo Olympics to focus on the PGA Tour's season-ending playoffs, his manager has told Golfweek.

Canada’s Mackenzie Hughes finishes tied for 2nd at Honda Classic

Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Sungjae Im is tireless, and no longer winless. The 21-year-old South Korean started fast and finished stronger Sunday, winning The Honda Classic by one shot over Mackenzie Hughes and Tommy Fleetwood for his first career PGA Tour victory in his 50th attempt.

Patrick Reed narrowly beats Bryson DeChambeau to win in Mexico

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Patrick Reed made it hard for anyone to question his moxie. A week that began with Brooks Koepka saying he thought Reed cheated when he was penalized for swiping sand in the Bahamas ended with Reed delivering clutch moments down the stretch Sunday to win the Mexico Championship.

Thomas builds 1-shot lead in Mexico as Rahm makes his move

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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Justin Thomas has done just about everything at the Mexico Championship except win.

Bryson DeChambeau birdies his way to 1-shot lead heading into the weekend

Friday, February 21st, 2020
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DeChambeau made seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch for an 8-under 63, giving him a one-shot lead over Erik van Rooyen of South Africa and Patrick Reed at the halfway point of this WGC.

Rory McIlroy storms out to early lead after 1st round of Mexico Championship

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Rory McIlroy ripped a 4-iron from 275 yards into the thin air at Chapultepec to 15 feet for eagle on his second hole Thursday, made five more birdies and opened the Mexico Championship with a 6-under 65 for a two-shot lead.

Adam Scott rides clutch putts to capture 2-shot victory at Genesis Invitational

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Adam Scott has another victory at Riviera, and this time it counts. His victory comes 15 years after an unofficial playoff win at Riviera, when rain shortened the tournament to 36 holes.