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Report: The Open to be canceled due to virus

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University The 2020 Open Championship scheduled for Royal St. George’s in July will be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Golf Digest. The decision comes in the wake of the Wimbledon tennis tournament being canceled […]

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PGA Tour approval for Tiger-Phil event on hold

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University 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 […]

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Golf’s truck drivers have tales of cracked clubs, late-night rides and food poisoning

ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated from Central Michigan When the PGA Tour suspended activities due to the coronavirus, it halted what is affectionately known as golf’s traveling circus. Approximately 12 near-semi-sized trucks operated by equipment manufacturers drive from tournament to tournament throughout the season — building, adjusting and maintaining the equipment for […]

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Davis Love III loses house to fire; no injuries

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Davis Love III, a two-time U.S. Ryder Cup captain and major championship winner, confirmed that his house in St. […]

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PGA Tour cancels The Players Championship, stops play for three weeks amid coronavirus worries

The PGA Tour has canceled The Players Championship and all events through the Texas Open in early April because of coronavirus fears. The Players Championship, Valspar Championship, WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship and Texas Open have been canceled, the organisation said in a statement. CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: Cancellations as virus spreads […]

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Thomas to auction Kobe-themed clubs for charity

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University Justin Thomas is auctioning the wedges he used to honor NBA star Kobe Bryant during the Waste Management Phoenix Open, with the proceeds going to the MambaOnThree Fund. The fund was started after Bryant’s helicopter crashed […]

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Lawyer warns Chamblee: Stop calling Reed cheat

An attorney for Patrick Reed sent a cease and desist letter to Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee demanding he stop referring to the golfer as a cheater for his actions at a tournament in the Bahamas last month. Golfweek obtained the letter in which attorney Peter Ginsberg wrote that the purpose “is to obtain assurance […]