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It's probably fair to say, at this point, that the Phil Mickelson insider-trading saga has drawn its last gasping breath. Mickelson paid back his Dean Foods profits, he's not being...(full article)

Here are all the Europeans who have more career PGA Tour wins since World War II than Sergio Garcia: Rory McIlroy. That's the entire list. Garcia tied Nick Faldo and Seve Balles...(full article)

As Sergio Garcia stomped into the scoring trailer at the AT&TByron Nelson, he let out a low, guttural grunt. This was the unmistakable sound of frustration, a feeling...(full article)

The men-only membership policy of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews was scandalous and indefensible, since the R & A is the main worldwide governing body for all of golf...(full article)

If you forgot that 2016 is a Ryder Cup year, this Sunday in the world of golf was an emphatic smack across the face to remind you. The year started with so much American promise, s...(full article)

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For a guy already so concerned about how much money he has to give the government, Phil Mickelson is going about things the wrong way. The government is collecting more than $1 mil...

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Tiger Needs Anonymity to Regain His Form

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Tiger's Sad Show Elicits Awkward Pity

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