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PGA Tour Preview: Honda Classic

Sports PhotoThe dreaded “Bear Trap,” the water hazard littered stretch of holes 15 through 17 at the PGA National Champion Course, looms menacingly. Named for Jack Nicklaus, many a contender has had his hopes dashed with an errant shot or a misjudged wind. This week should be no different. Complete Story

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PGA Tour Preview: Genesis Open

Sports PhotoTiger Woods, who made his PGA Tour debut in 1992 as a 16-year-old amateur at this event, has never won as a professional at Riviera Country Club. He comes into the week following a 23rd-place finish in his first start of 2018, but faces a formidable field. Complete Story

Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Sports PhotoDustin Johnson leads a stellar field into the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the Carmel peninsula. Rory McIlroy makes his 2018 debut and joins Jordan Spieth, new sensation Jon Rahm, and Jason Day as they team with top names from entertainment, sports, and business in a tournament that dates back to 1937. Complete Story

Preview: Waste Management Phoenix Open

Sports PhotoThe par 3 16th hole at the Waste Management has taken on a life of its own, with its unique stadium environment that accommodates up to 16,000 spectators. SC’s Kevin Krest previews the tournament. Complete Story

Farmers Insurance Open: The Return of Tiger Woods

Sports PhotoIn this week’s tournament, the story is all about Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf at a tournament he’s won seven times, after withdrawing from the event last year. Complete Story

CareerBuilder Challenge: Shootout in the Desert

Sports PhotoThe PGA Tour returns to the mainland of the U.S. after a couple of stops in Hawaii, where one tournament was won in dominant fashion by the world’s No. 1 player. With this piece, we begin a weekly preview of the upcoming PGA Tour event. Complete Story

Previewing the Biggest Golf Stories of 2018

Sports PhotoFor most fans, the golf season begins in Hawaii this week with the Sentry Tournament of Champions. With the Northeast under a foot of snow and experiencing brutally low temperatures, it’s a good time to take a look at some stories of the ongoing PGA Tour season. Complete Story

2017-18 PGA Tour Preview

Sports PhotoJustin Thomas ended the 2016-17 PGA Tour season with a FedEx Cup victory. Here are three players who are most likely to replicate Thomas’ success in 2017-18. Complete Story

The Masters: 2016 Preview

Sports PhotoThe first golf major of the year is just around the corner, with The Masters looming large on the horizon. With Jordan Spieth hoping to defend his win last year, let’s take a look at the main contenders and some dangerous outsiders to look out for. Complete Story

Why the LPGA Deserves Better

Sports PhotoEven as the women’s game continues to evolve, much of what male golfers enjoy in terms of sponsorship, payouts, television viewership, and respect is still in frustratingly short supply for the women. It’s time that changed. Here are six reasons the LPGA deserves more credit than it gets. Complete Story

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