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Jordan Spieth wins in home state for first time

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jordan Spieth has a win at home in the Lone Star State. Spieth won at Colonial after birdieing the last three holes Sunday for a 5-under 65, including a chip-in from behind the 17th green following a fortunate bounce off a marshal. He punctuated his first PGA Tour victory in...

  • Jason Day survives brutal day for field at TPC

    Jason Day survives brutal day for field at TPC

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Jason Day began the third round of the Players Championship with the tournament's 36-hole scoring record and without a bogey on his scoreboard. But on a day when some the world's best players called foul and TPC Sawgrass finally flexed its considerable muscle, the world's No....

  • Rusty, testy Jordan Spieth misses the cut at TPC after Masters collapse

    Rusty, testy Jordan Spieth misses the cut at TPC after Masters collapse

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — A four-week break did not cure Jordan Spieth's Masters hangover, it prolonged it. For two rounds at TPC Sawgrass, Spieth still was not himself four weeks removed from a final-round collapse last month at Augusta National that cost him a second straight green jacket. Spieth could...

  • An amputee golfer swings for the U.S. Open on his home course

    An amputee golfer swings for the U.S. Open on his home course

    Adam Benza began preparing last winter for the U.S. Open qualifier on his home course by breaking in some new equipment, including a carbon fiber foot. Benza's latest prosthetic limb — he has played golf with one for 20 years, — reacts differently than those he has worn before. The Hellertown native...

  • Scoring record nearly falls, Jason Day extends lead at weather-delayed TPC

    Scoring record nearly falls, Jason Day extends lead at weather-delayed TPC

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — The course record at TPC Sawgrass nearly fell again — twice, actually. A day after Jason Day became the fifth player to record a 9-under par 63 at the Players Championship, journeyman Colt Knost stood on the 18th green 10-under par, a two-putt away from a 62. A little later,...

  • Will Wilcox makes rare hole-in-one at iconic par-3 island hole at TPC Sawgrass

    Will Wilcox makes rare hole-in-one at iconic par-3 island hole at TPC Sawgrass

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Will Wilcox's hole-in-one was the first at the iconic island green since 2002. The 29-year-old responded with a one-of-a-kind celebration — and one for the ages at the Players Championship. When his tee shot found the hole on the par-3 17th hole, Wilcox went wild. "I'm glad...

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