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Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

New tax-reform act nearly cost Tour tax-exempt status

KAPALUA, Hawaii – There are definite benefits to the uncluttered mind, particularly for a professional golfer. Dustin Johnson, the game’s preeminent heavyweight, was asked what, if anything, he remembers from his runner-up finish in October at the WGC-HSBC Champions. “I didn’t until [Golf Channel] just asked me about it a minute ago,” he shrugged. “I mean, look, it was a ...

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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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Justin Thomas will use Mickelson's former caddie Jim 'Bones' Mackay at Sony Open

Caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay apparently has high standards. Mackay has not caddied for anyone since splitting with long-time boss Phil Mickelson last fall, but he recently accepted a gig to loop for the No. 3 player in the world, Justin Thomas, at the Sony Open next week. Mackay is already in Hawaii working for Golf Channel at the Sentry Tournament ...

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German Cup: Bayern Munich draw third-tier Paderborn in quarterfinals

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have had to vanquish difficult opponents in their quest for their 19th German Cup, having to face last year’s league runners-up Leipzig and defending Cup champions Borussia Dortmund in the last two rounds. However, the Bavarian giants got a big break in Sunday’s German Cup quarterfinal draw, which took place at the German football museum in ...

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