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Former President Bush gets hole-in-one

[ad_1] DALLAS -- Former President George W. Bush has made a hole-in-one at a Dallas golf course that will soon host his institute's Warrior Open honoring wounded U.S. military personnel.A photo posted Wednesday on Bush's Instagram account shows the beaming 43rd U.S. president holding a golf ball on the green of the par-3 12th hole of Trinity Forest Golf Club. Bush was with Kenneth Hersh, who's president and CEO of
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Rory won the Players … might that mean the Masters is next?

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The island green that never looks smaller than it does on Sunday at the Players Championship proved to be no problem for Rory McIlroy. Same with the daunting tee shot at the 18th hole, the slew of players in contention and the windy conditions.Perhaps most importantly, the recent history of trying but failing in golf tournaments across the world proved to be a product
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Progress, perspective and Tiger’s slow build toward the Masters

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Matthew Fitzpatrick had hoped to ask questions, learn from the greatest golfer in his lifetime and soak up those precious moments inside the ropes surrounded by the mayhem that always envelops Tiger Woods.He got a real taste of it Sunday during the final round of the Players Championship.The only other time he had the opportunity was two years ago in Dubai, when Fitzpatrick, a
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McIlroy holds off Furyk to snag Players victory

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish.Suddenly staked to a one-shot lead, McIlroy had a 125-yard walk along the water to the 17th hole to face an island that never looks smaller than on Sunday at The Players Championship, followed by the toughest hole on the TPC Sawgrass with
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Tiger feels ‘right on track’ after TPC final round

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Tiger Woods didn't have the results he wanted at the Players Championship, but he nonetheless left the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course feeling good about where his game is headed, specifically as it relates to the Masters next month."It's right on track," Woods said after shooting his first round of the tournament in the 60s, a 3-under-par 69. "I feel like I'm able to shape
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Everything you need to know for Round 3 of The Players

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth headed home after the first two rounds of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Tiger Woods might need a miracle to contend for his third title here.But the leaderboard for the PGA Tour's "fifth major" is still chock full of big-name stars, including Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy, who share the 36-hole lead at 12 under.Jason Day, Dustin Johnson
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Tiger declawed by TPC’s island green

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- For the first time in his career at the Players Championship, Tiger Woods put two balls in the water at the par-3 17th hole, ruining an excellent start to his second round.Woods pulled his first shot on the hole surrounded by water with a short iron, as it went long and left and rolled into the water. The hole was playing 146 yards. Then
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Mickelson hired tutor firm, surprised by scheme

[ad_1] PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida -- PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson confirmed Thursday that he and his wife, Amy, hired William Singer and his for-profit college tutoring company to prepare their children for the college admission and selection process.Mickelson, speaking after his opening round at The Players Championship, said everything was done above board, and that neither he nor his family ever made financial contributions to Singer's Key World Foundation."We,