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1:03 PM ET A Tiger Woods–Phil Mickelson match that would include other players has been in the works for some time, but the coronavirus pandemic has put scheduling such an event on hold and it has yet to receive PGA Tour approval. Mickelson acknowledged the possibility on Twitter Sunday when he responded to a user
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12:14 PM ET Associated Press The Irish Open has become the latest European Tour golf event to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament was scheduled for May 28-31. There will now be no play on the tour until June at the earliest. The next possible tournament is the Trophee Hassan II in
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4:14 PM ET Phil Mickelson hinted on Twitter that another “Match” with Tiger Woods is in the works. What’s unclear is if he was referring to hyped big-money encounter such as the one in November of 2018 in Las Vegas, where Mickelson claimed a $9-million “winner take all” purse; or something more modest, that would
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5:56 PM ET More than 115 different athletes, coaches and sports personalities from 13 different countries have joined together to raise money for a COVID-19 response fund aimed at providing assistance for individuals fighting the global pandemic. Simone Biles, Mark Cuban, Stephen Curry, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Hawk, Rose LaVelle, Jack Nicklaus, Michael Phelps, David
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After a few weeks of disappointing news, college golfers finally are catching a break. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Council voted to approve an extra year of eligibility for all spring-sport athletes after previously canceling the remainder of spring competitions due to COVID-19 concerns. As part of the decision, schools will be responsible for
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1:20 PM ET Augusta National Golf Club is donating $2 million to two local entities to help with the coronavirus pandemic. The Georgia club is currently closed in the wake of the crisis and the Masters, originally scheduled for next week, has been postponed. “It is our hope these gifts will help address the many
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The Olympics in Tokyo have been rescheduled for 2021. The International Olympic Committee, which postponed the Summer Games last week, announced Monday the contests in Japan will be held July 23 to August 8. This year marks the first time an Olympics has been postponed; the games were suspended three times due to World War
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The St. Simons Island (Ga.) house of Davis Love III was destroyed by a Friday morning fire. Fortunately, no one was harmed in the blaze, according to the World Golf Hall of Fame member. Here’s what Love said in a statement released by the RSM Classic, a PGA Tour event the golfer and CBS broadcaster
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Pinehurst Resort & Country Club finds itself, like many golf facilities around the country, grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its work force. The famed North Carolina golf destination’s hotels and restaurants are closed, and hundreds of employees are temporary out of work. But the resort is leveraging the Pinehurst brand to
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It goes without saying, but golf is secondary right now. There’s a pandemic going on. People are sick, people are dying, people are losing their jobs. This somber and strange reality makes any cheeky golf article feel a bit … silly, if we’re being honest. It’s also true that while we can recognize and acknowledge
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