Masters memories come to life for women amateurs

April 5th, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Moments after Marta Perez teed off in a practice round unlike any other, she ventured to the right of the 10th fairway at Augusta National to see where Bubba Watson hit that 40-yard hook with a sand wedge in 2012 that won the Masters. After so …

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Watson eliminated early in Match Play defense

March 28th, 2019

Defending Match Play champion Bubba Watson was eliminated from group play Thursday when he lost in 17 holes to Billy Horschel.

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Justin Thomas walks off tee predicting hole-in-one, nearly delivers

March 16th, 2019

Justin Thomas and Bubba Watson snuck into the weekend at The Players Championship at 1-under par, 11 shots behind the leaders, and the two major champions had some fun with their round on Saturday morning. Thomas and Watson were the first players on the course, and each player came to the tee at easily drivable 281-yard par-4 at 1-under for the day. After Watson missed the green to the left, Thomas stepped up a ripped a perfect drive that appeared to be headed directly at the flag. He didn’t bother watching the ball in flight, and instead walked off the tee box and told Watson he made a hole-in-one. @JustinThomas34 nearly aced the drivable par-4 12th @THEPLAYERSChamp. And he knew it. Right away.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/ErL80HcAfd — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 16, 2019 “Go in. I made it. High five, I made it.” Thomas’ drive took a hop to the left and veered off course slightly, but the result was a magnificent shot that stopped within 10 feet of the hole. Unfortunately for Thomas, he two-putted from there and settled for a birdie. Gallery 2019 Formula 1 schedule and TV times view 21 images

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2019 Players Championship Saturday guide: TV coverage, tee times

March 16th, 2019

A disastrous quadruple bogey on the famous island green spoiled what was an otherwise great round by Tiger Woods on Friday, and Woods will have to put together a spectacular round to catch co-leaders Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood. The European Ryder Cup stars shot 65 and 67, respectively, at TPC Sawgrass in the second round, and they hold a three-shot lead on a group of four players at 9-under. Televised coverage will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBC. You can stream coverage via NBC Sports Live. Early coverage is available on PGA Tour Live, if you have a subscription. Here are some notable tee times for Saturday: 8:10 a.m. ET: Justin Thomas (-1) and Bubba Watson (-1) 8:40 a.m. ET: Brooks Koepka (-1) and Hideki Matsuyama (-1) 10:50 a.m. ET: Rickie Fowler (-3) and Jhonattan Vegas (-3) 11:00 a.m. ET: Tiger Woods (-3) and Kevin Na (-3) 12:30 p.m. ET: Sergio Garcia (-5) and Matt Kuchar (-5) 1:10 p.m. ET: Patrick Reed (-6) and Adam Scott (-5) 1:30 p.m. ET: Jon Rahm (-7) and Rory Sabbatini (-7) 1:40 p.m. ET: Byeong Hun An (-7) and Dustin Johnson (-7) 1:50 p.m. ET: Vaughn Taylor (-7) and J.T. Poston (-7) 2:00 p.m. ET: Keith Mitchell (-8) and Luke List (-7) 2:10 p.m. ET: Kevin Kisner (-8) and Jason Day (-8) 2:20 p.m. ET: Brian Harman (-9) and Abraham Ancer (-9) 2:30 p.m. ET: Jim Furyk (-9) and Ian Poulter (-9) 2:40 p.m. ET: Rory McIlroy (-12) and Tommy Fleetwood (-12) Gallery 2019 Formula 1 schedule and TV times view 21 images

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WGC-Mexico Championship: Tee times and TV coverage info for Friday

February 22nd, 2019

Rory McIlroy put on a show Thursday in Mexico City, posting a sensational 8-under par round of 63 to take the first-round lead at the WGC-Mexico Championship – but Dustin Johnson is just one shot back after 18 holes. The top of the leaderboard is loaded with Ryder Cup stars, with Justin Thomas and Matt Kuchar also in the top 5. An opening double-bogey on the first hole of the day cost Tiger Woods, who only managed an even-par 71, but many of the game’s top stars struggled. Jordan Spieth is 4-over par after carding a 75, while defending champion Phil Mickelson is in a tie for 70th at 8-over par. Play will resume Friday afternoon, and if you have a PGA Tour Live subscription, you can watch featured group play beginning at 12:00 p.m. Televised coverage will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. You can stream Golf Channel coverage online via NBC Sports Live. Here are a few notable tee times for Friday: 12:39 p.m. ET – Rickie Fowler (E), Jon Rahm (+1), Patrick Reed (+1) 12:51 p.m. ET – Tiger Woods (E), Bryson DeChambeau (+4), Abraham Ancer (E) 1:39 p.m. ET – Xander Schaufele (-2), Francesco Molinari (E), Thorbjørn Olesen (+1) 1:51 p.m. ET – Rory McIlroy (-8), Bubba Watson (-1), Brooks Koepka (+2) 2:03 p.m. ET – Phil Mickelson (+8), Justin Thomas (-5), Dustin Johnson (-7) 2:15 p.m. ET – Matt Kuchar (-5), Tommy Fleetwood (-1), Henrik Stenson (+1) You can see the full list of tee times here. Gallery 2019 NFL mock draft: Jon Gruden and the Raiders replace Derek Carr view 32 images

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A piece of shrapnel behind Bubba’s tears at the Ryder Cup

January 4th, 2019

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Bubba Watson is known for crying after he wins. Even with three victories last year, his biggest tears were after a loss. And it really didn’t have anything to do with losing. The source of his tears at the Ryder Cup in France can be traced …

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Bubba wants to be at Presidents Cup as an assistant

December 4th, 2018

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – Bubba Watson ends the year at No. 12 in the Presidents Cup standings, and his mission is to be at Royal Melbourne one year from now. But not necessarily as a player. Watson was asked during the Hero World Challenge what would make a good 2019, …

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The 10 best shots from Friday at the Ryder Cup

September 28th, 2018

Team USA got off to a strong start at the 42nd Ryder Cup on Friday, but Team Europe dominated the Americans in foursomes play to take a 5-3 overnight lead. Here are the best shots from Friday’s sessions. Jordan Spieth lips out an eagle at No. 1  JORDAN SPIETH. What a start to his #RyderCup #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/g1po1jvxJJ — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 28, 2018 Spieth drains long birdie putt at No. 5 .@JordanSpieth is in! #RyderCup #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/J2UwCi4oQd — PGA of America (@PGA) September 28, 2018 Spieth has struggled with his putter all season long, but he was on fire early on in the four-ball session. Tony Finau chips in for eagle at No. 6 The shot of the #RyderCup so far! pic.twitter.com/OFeLbM2SOE — Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) September 28, 2018 Francesco Molinari makes birdie at No. 1 to go 1-up on Tiger Woods and Patrick Reed Francesco Molinari picks up the at the 1st to win the hole! #RyderCup #TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/3wWttfEGuI — PGA of America (@PGA) September 28, 2018 Justin Rose’s blind chip in No. 12 .@JustinRose99 = CLUTCH #RyderCup #TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/oXeTCMey2G — PGA of America (@PGA) September 28, 2018 Rickie Fowler preserves Team USA’s lead with a long birdie putt at No. 14 Rickie with a birdie from long distance. #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/xW1tYBua5z — Ryder Cup USA (@RyderCupUSA) September 28, 2018 Tony Finau’s miraculous bounce Even @tonyfinaugolf enjoys a little luck every now and then! #RyderCup #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/SRP9y2aI9q — PGA of America (@PGA) September 28, 2018 Down one hole with only three left to play, Tony Finau hit a horrible tee shot at the par-3 16th that somehow ended up just a few feet from the hole. Finau’s ball bounced off the wooden bulkhead and safely dropped onto the green, and the Americans won the hole to square the match. At the 18th, Brooks Koepka won the match with a birdie, giving Team USA a vital point. Tommy Fleetwood’s clutch putt at No. 16 BACK-TO-BACK#TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/C1LwmFrtx8 — Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) September 28, 2018 Fleetwood drilled two crucial putts to win holes at 15 and 16, and his bomb at the 16th put Europe 2-up with two to play. Francesco Molinari clinches Team Europe’s first point Francesco Molinari wins #TeamEurope our first point! pic.twitter.com/oUdwHVes7f — Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) September 28, 2018 Rory McIlroy’s unbelievable recovery shot at 13 “That's unbelievable!”#TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/1kJTGBP5bi — Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) September 28, 2018 Standing on the side of a hill and in danger of falling into a water hazard, Rory McIlroy made up for a poor tee shot from Ian Poulter and knocked his approach inside of Team USA’s. Poulter made the putt to win the hole, and the duo went on to win the match over Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson.

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Thomas on POY race: ‘Give BK the trophy’

September 12th, 2018

Last year, Justin Thomas captured the PGA Championship en route to being named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year. This time he believes the same combination belongs to Brooks Koepka – even before the FedExCup is decided. With the top 30 players enjoying a rare off week this week, the PGA Tour sent out a tweet Tuesday to showcase potential Player of the Year nominees, noting that the “race is far from decided.” Included were four players who each won three times this season: Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson and Bryson DeChambeau.

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2018 PGA Championship: When to watch Tiger Woods on Friday

August 10th, 2018

Tiger Woods averted disaster on Thursday in St. Louis after playing his first two holes of the day at 3-over par, and he could climb back into contention for the weekend after posting an even-par round of 70. Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson were the class of the field on Thursday, and the top of the PGA Championship leaderboard is already stacked. Televised coverage of the PGA Championship second round will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET Friday on TNT. Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy will tee off at 2:48 p.m., so you’ll be able to catch their entire round on TV and via the PGA.com stream. Streaming coverage of Friday’s featured groups will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on PGA.com. You can also stream tournament coverage via the 2018 PGA Championship app. Here are Friday’s notable tee times. All times are ET. 7:55 a.m. – Brandon Stone, Johan Kok, Whee Kim 8:28 a.m. – Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott 8:39 a.m. – Tommy Fleetwood, Satoshi Kodaira, Marc Leishman 8:50 a.m. – Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, Francesco Molinari 9:01 a.m. – Gary Woodland, Sergio Garcia, Kevin Kisner 9:12 a.m. – Jordan Spieth, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose 1:42 p.m. – Jim Furyk, Tony Finau, Xander Schauffele 2:04 p.m. – Rickie Fowler, Hideki Matsuyama, Ian Poulter 2:15 p.m. – Henrik Stenson, Danny Willett, Pat Perez 2:26 p.m. –  Phil Mickelson, Jason Day, Keegan Bradley 2:48 p.m. – Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods 3:10 p.m. – Stewart Cink, Branden Grace, Ryan Moore More Golf!Watch Steph Curry nearly hole out for eagle in Web.com Tour eventBrandel Chamblee: Tiger Woods would have shattered majors record if he never lifted weightsUnlucky golfer nearly dunks hole in one, ends up 21 yards from the hole

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