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Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Points – not earnings – now determine Tour exemptions

The season couldn’t get off to a more perfect start in Hawaii, where players and their families are enjoying the sunny beaches and pretending the rest of the country isn’t buried in snow, Dustin Johnson hit what some(one in particular) are calling the “greatest shot ever hit” and your favorite golfers react to the College Football Playoff National Championship. All ...

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Els ready for Old Boys reunion at SA Open

11:46 AM ET KweséESPN Staff Ernie Els has spoken of his excitement about the South African stars who have responded to the apparent ‘Boys are Back’ theme of the 107th playing of the South African Open, which he has won five times. This week’s field at Glendower CC includes four of South Africa’s Major winners in … – GOLF

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PGA vet Brad Fritsch draws PED suspension

12:19 PM ET Veteran PGA Tour player Brad Fritsch received a three-month suspension for violating the organization’s ban on the use of performance-enhancing substances. The tour announced Tuesday that Fritsch, 40, self-reported the anti-doping violation when he learned he had taken a supplement with an ingredient that is on the banned list. Fritsch reported the violation in November, after he ...

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PGA Tour, Tour players react to Alabama-Georgia National Championship game

The National Championship college football tilt between Alabama and Georgia last night was one for the ages. It ended in a 26-23 overtime win for the Crimson Tide, giving head coach Nick Saban a record-tying sixth National title. To no surprise, chatter about college football’s biggest game dominated the Twittersphere Monday night and into the wee hours of Tuesday. Both ...

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