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    Woods and Mickelson Set for a Charity Match With Brady and Manning

    A televised charity golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, who will be joined in the contest by Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, is planned for next month, Turner Sports announced on Wednesday. The location of the event was not disclosed, and a spokesperson for the PGA Tour, which would need to approve the […] More

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    PGA Tour Announces Mid-June Return in Texas

    The PGA Tour announced on Thursday that it would resume its season in mid-June with a tournament in Fort Worth, which would likely make men’s golf among the first major American professional sports to restart competition since the coronavirus pandemic halted most events in March. The tour said the event, the Charles Schwab Challenge at […] More

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    Doug Sanders, ‘Peacock of the Fairways,’ Dies at 86

    Doug Sanders, who lit up the otherwise staid golf circuit of his time with his colorful attire and became a fan favorite while winning 20 PGA Tour events, only to fall just short of capturing a major tournament, died on Sunday in Houston. He was 86. The PGA Tour confirmed his death. Sanders was trim […] More

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    What We Miss Without the Masters

    The day after his stirring, historic victory at last year’s Masters tournament, Tiger Woods grabbed his cellphone to check the feedback about his monumental achievement. There were hundreds of congratulatory missives on social media, but Woods was most struck by what people wanted him to see. “I was surprised by the amount of videos I […] More

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    Golf Takes a Do-Over as the Masters Moves to November

    Competitive golf’s governing bodies boldly remade the schedule of the men’s major championships and other professional events on Monday with the Masters tournament, a signature event of the American sporting calendar, moving to November because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Masters, a ritual of spring that was scheduled to be played this week at Augusta […] More

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    U.S. Women’s Open Postponed Until December

    The United States Golf Association postponed the 75th United States Women’s Open from early June to mid-December on Friday, a notable sign that golf’s governing bodies are seriously weighing dates late this year as they scramble to reschedule an ever-expanding list of postponed women’s and men’s events. The women’s Open will now be contested Dec. […] More

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    The Masters on Halloween? Golf Weighs Tradition Against the Calendar

    If golf’s biggest events are to be salvaged this year, the game’s leaders must find an uncommon wellspring of creativity and flexibility. The first two men’s Grand Slam events of the year, the Masters and the P.G.A. Championship, have already been postponed indefinitely, and the schedules for the two others, the United States and British […] More

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    Golf Rounds Surged as Coronavirus Advanced. Now the Game Is Retreating.

    As recently as a week ago, recreational golfers flocked to the fairways of public and private golf courses as a respite from stay-at-home guidelines and lifestyle prohibitions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Golf, with its wide open spaces, still seemed safe. In New Jersey’s Somerset County, the five municipal golf courses recorded 6,501 golf rounds […] More