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4 outside teams to watch over the weekend at the Zurich Classic

Retief Goosen/Tyrone van Aswegen (-11) There’s a lot to to like with these two South Africans, after a 12-under-par 60 on Friday. The tandem has made 14 birdies, one eagle, two bogeys, and one triple-bogey in the tournament. The snowman came at the par-5 18th on Thursday in alternate shot. Justin Thomas/Bud Cauley (-10) Thomas and Cauley have made 12 ...

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Blixt, Smith surge ahead in Zurich Classic 2nd round

The Associated Press 3h ago Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports AVONDALE, La. – Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith posted a 10-under 62 in Friday’s four-ball format to move into the lead at the Zurich Classic, which is in its first year of a new team format. Blixt and Smith have a two-day total of 15-under 129 to lead by one over ...

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Missed cuts Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. – Since posting his first PGA TOUR win in 2010, Jason Day has missed just 12 cuts in his last 134 starts. His most recent exit happened Friday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans – but the disappointment didn’t sting nearly as much as the previous ones. That’s because he shared the pain with his teammate, Rickie ...

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Brian Campbell: Slow-play penalty a 'bad situation'

For the first time in 22 years Friday, the PGA Tour handed out a slow-play penalty during an event. At the team-play TPC Louisiana, Brian Campbell and teammate Miguel Angel Carballo received the first pace-of-play penalty since Glen Day at the 1995 Honda Classic, turning their round of 73 into a 74. Carballo was warned at the par-4 12th, while ...

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Spieth, Palmer tied for lead at Zurich Classic

“It’s great watching his short game,” Palmer said. “It’s one of the best in the world. And when the putter is rolling, it makes it not has hard to make those 5-footers. We both had our fair share, and we poured them in.” Palmer made a 6-foot par putt on the 13th hole and, after Spieth chipped in on the ...

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The wrap from Thursday at the Zurich Classic

The first day of action at the Zurich Classic in New Orleans is in the books, with Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer co-leading the team event. Here’s what happened Thursday at TPC Louisiana. Top quote – Rickie Fowler “The most nerves, and where everything comes from, is I want to do the best for my partner and not let him ...

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Spieth, Palmer spending 2017 NFL Draft in Saints war room

In Texas, football is king, even when you play professional golf for a living like Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer. With the 2017 NFL Draft taking place Thursday night, Palmer and Spieth are spending their evening with the New Orleans Saints coaching staff. “We’re going to head over and help the team in the war room at the (New Orleans) ...

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