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What’s the No. 1 thing holding Rickie Fowler back?  He thinks he knows.

What’s the No. 1 thing holding Rickie Fowler back? He thinks he knows.

By: Nick Piastowski August 11, 2022 Rickie Fowler on Thursday during the first round of the FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Getty Images He said he didn’t watch, though he did check his phone a few times. He played golf instead, though Rickie Fowler’s round was, shall we say, relaxed. “There was no money on the …

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LIV Golf Lawsuit Federal Judge Explains Why PGA Tour Wins First Round – Sportico.com

LIV Golf Lawsuit Federal Judge Explains Why PGA Tour Wins First Round – Sportico.com

Two days after ruling for the PGA Tour in a court hearing, Judge Beth Labson Freeman issued a 14-page written order on Thursday formally denying the motion for a restraining order that would’ve allowed LIV golfers Talor Gooch, Hudson Swafford and Matt Jones to play in the FedEx Cup Playoffs. The order makes clear that …

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The 7 rules your group should agree to if you want to play faster

The 7 rules your group should agree to if you want to play faster

On the continuum of different types of golf rounds, there is uber-serious hole-everything-out, that-drop-wasn’t-knee-height at one end, and let’s-play-as-a-sixsome, do-I-really-need-to-wear-a-shirt? at the other. The reality is most of us occupy the vast space in between. We like to compete, but we know we’re not playing the Masters. We’re fine with letting loose, but we enjoy …

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‘To play an event like this is a dream for me’ – Patrick Reed on this week’s Asian Tour event – ​​GolfWRX

‘To play an event like this is a dream for me’ – Patrick Reed on this week’s Asian Tour event – ​​GolfWRX

One of the main reasons given by players moving from the PGA Tour to the LIV series was to allow more time between events, to be at home more often, and to have the freedom to choose which events to play throughout the season. In the last week or so, we have seen 11 LIV …

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Against all odds, Nick Faldo will actually be missed

Against all odds, Nick Faldo will actually be missed

Nick Faldo retired from full-time golf analysis this weekend, with his final broadcast on Sunday. It was a justifiably emotional scene, as Jim Nantz and others bid farewell to the English legend. It was a legitimately touching, emotional moment of sports television, with Nantz, Frank Nobilo, and Ian Baker-Finch (who himself had a controversial weekend) …

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Controversy is alive and well at FedEx St. Jude.  So are the kids

Controversy is alive and well at FedEx St. Jude. So are the kids

They’re all alive 10 years later. All 10 of them. One is even getting married. Allie Allen flashed her engagement ring on stage Wednesday morning with the other St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patients who’ve had a FedEx Purple Eagle plane named in their honor over the past 10 years. It’s about how long it …

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The story of Justin Thomas’ dad and his sentimental wedge stampings

The story of Justin Thomas’ dad and his sentimental wedge stampings

Mike Thomas is a common sight at the side of his son, Justin, during practice rounds on the PGA TOUR. Mike, of course, pulls double duty as both the father and the lifelong swing coach for the former FedExCup champ, and he’s often seen holding a wedge while observing Justin’s swing. The story behind Mike’s …

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The Official World Golf Ranking just got better.  Here’s how it works

The Official World Golf Ranking just got better. Here’s how it works

By: Sean Zack August 10, 2022 Scottie Scheffler and Jon Rahm at the Genesis Scottish Open in July. Getty Images While LIV Golf’s rise has raised new questions about the merits of the Official World Golf Ranking, in the background a major change has occurred. The ranking has rid itself of bias and injected new …

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