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Ortiz takes Web.com Tour clubhouse lead in Bahamas

This is the time of year when Phil Mickelson turns up for practice rounds with Freddie Couples at The Madison Club in La Quinta, plays Riviera Country Club (as he did on Saturday), and talks about “making it a great year.” The freshness of another West Coast swing awaits, with Mickelson going into this opening stretch of his 27th season ...

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Hoge takes a 1-shot lead on wild day at Waialae

Tom Hoge was too caught up watching college basketball in his hotel room to be bothered with a push alert — a false alarm, as it turned out — that a ballistic missile was headed toward Hawaii. He showed a steady hand on the golf course, too, even as the leaderboard at the Sony Open became increasingly crowded. Hoge finished ...

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Bones takes over as Thomas' fill-in caddie at the Sony

HONOLULU – In some sports, it’s called “the zone,” that mode where the mind lets go and the artist takes over. At last year’s Sony Open, Justin Thomas spent four days fearlessly rewriting the record books on his way to a commanding victory that completed the Aloha Slam following his triumph at the year’s first event in Maui. Thomas’ statistical ...

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Dustin Johnson takes control at Kapalua

Dustin Johnson has a long game and a short memory. Johnson holed a 65-yard wedge shot down the hill and up the green for an eagle, and he powered his way to birdies on the par 5s at Kapalua for a 7-under 66 to build a two-shot lead over Brian Harman going into the final round at the Sentry Tournament ...

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