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Politics and U.S. Women's Open don't seem to mix

Just to be clear, those running and competing in the U.S. Women's Open golf championship, which will be held at Trump National Golf Club here in Central New Jersey, are not about to deal with anything Trump-related except the course itself. Alterations to the track, its extra-deep bunkers and unforgiving...

  • Ian Poulter seizes opportunity to join the pack in contention at TPC

    Ian Poulter seizes opportunity to join the pack in contention at TPC

    Two weeks ago, Ian Poulter was not even supposed to be at this week’s Players Championship. Now he could walk away the tournament winner. Poulter, with an assist fellow Orlando area resident Brian Gay, unexpectedly secured his PGA Tour card May 1 to slip into the strongest field in golf. Following...

  • Tree trouble derails Rickie Fowler during third round at TPC

    Tree trouble derails Rickie Fowler during third round at TPC

    Rickie Fowler looked in vain along the right side of the 18th fairway during Saturday’s third round of the Players Championship. His throng of fans joined him. The impromptu search party finally turned skyward to find Fowler’s golf ball. Incredibly, the missing Titleist was lodged in a live oak....

  • Golfer Kaylin Yost embraces hearing impairment, shares her story

    Golfer Kaylin Yost embraces hearing impairment, shares her story

    Kaylin Yost spent her first 17 days in traction, her mother unable to hold her except to breast feed. Then came nearly 18 months in a neck-to-ankles cast and, at age 2, a diagnosis of profound deafness. Not what you would call a well-traveled path to a professional golf career. "God created a miracle,"...

  • Rory McIlroy re-aggravates back injury, plans to finish TPC

    Rory McIlroy re-aggravates back injury, plans to finish TPC

    Rory McIlroy has never been happier off the golf course. Now if he could just stop hurting on it. The world’s No. 3 player and recent newlywed said he re-aggravated a rib injury in his upper right back that sidelined him for nearly two months. After he carded a 1-under par 71 to reach even par...

  • Vijay Singh turns back the clock to get into contention at Players Championship

    Vijay Singh turns back the clock to get into contention at Players Championship

    Professional golfer Vijay Singh clearly does not need the money. If he did, Singh would be cashing checks each week on the Champions Tour, where the 54-year-old’s game would be quite formidable. Singh chooses to test himself on the PGA Tour, where his game had been failing to the tune of nine of...

  • Oosthuizen, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

    Oosthuizen, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

    As conditions toughened, Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley played even better. Each posted a 6-under 66 to share the lead at The Players Championship, making it even more difficult for the top two players in the world to catch them. Oosthuizen and his sweet swing were a good fit in any conditions...

  • Sergio Garcia salvages TPC opening round with 17th hole ace

    Sergio Garcia salvages TPC opening round with 17th hole ace

    Sergio Garcia arrived at TPC Sawgrass’ signature 17th hole amid a languishing round and with mixed bag of success during his career at the par-3 island green. Garcia added another wild chapter when his 52-degree wedge shot from 123 yards landed six feet shy of the pin, one-hopped inches past the...

  • Sergio Garcia arrives at TPC with Masters buzz still in the air

    Sergio Garcia arrives at TPC with Masters buzz still in the air

    It was back to business Monday for newly minted Masters winner Sergio Garcia. But on the practice range at TPC Sawgrass, the excitement surrounding Garcia’s first major championship win remained palpable. The 37-year-old Spaniard still could feel it Wednesday on the eve of The Players Championship....

  • World No. 1 Dustin Johnson unfazed by poor track record at TPC

    World No. 1 Dustin Johnson unfazed by poor track record at TPC

    World No. 1 Dustin Johnson has been the man to beat whenever he has teed it up in recent months. This week, he would be happy to contend at the Players Championship. Johnson’s overpowering game and designer Pete Dye’s tricky layout have been uneasy rivals. Johnson’s best finish during eight starts...

  • TaylorMade Golf Co. sold to private equity firm

    TaylorMade Golf Co., which has signed Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to equipment deals this year, has been sold to a private equity firm after being shopped for a year by parent company Adidas. The agreement announced Wednesday means KPS Capital Partners will acquire TaylorMade for $425 million,...

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