After PGA win, let Thomas-Spieth rivalry begin

A month ago Justin Thomas swigged beer from the Claret Jug won at the British Open by his good friend, Jordan Spieth. On Sunday, by winning the PGA Championship, Thomas joined Spieth as the youngest winners of a major currently on Tour, both of them just 24 years old.And just maybe a rivalry for the ages has been born, one that could go a long way toward filling the void left by Tiger Woods’ disappearance from golf.With his three majors already, Spieth is the golden boy of his sport, a young
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The History of The PGA Championship

The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship or U.S. PGA outside of the United States) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. It is one of the four major championships in professional golf, and it is the golf season’s final major, played in mid-August on the third weekend prior to Labor Day weekend. (It was rescheduled for 2016 to late July to accommodate golf’s return to the Olympics.) It is an official money event on
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Jhonattan Vegas defends RBC Canadian Open title in playoff over Charley Hoffman

For the second straight year, Jhonattan Vegas entered the final round of the RBC Canadian Open needing a low score to even bring winning into consideration. He did it in 2016 with a final-round eight-under 64 at Glen Abbey Golf Course, and repeated the feat on Sunday, posting a seven-under 65 that was enough to get into a sudden-death playoff against Charley Hoffman, which he won with a birdie on the first playoff hole.Vegas, 32, began the day three shots off the lead but quickly closed that gap
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History of The Canadian Open

The Canadian Open (French: L’Omnium Canadien) is a professional golf tournament in Canada, first played 113 years ago in 1904. It is organized by the Royal Canadian Golf Association / Golf Canada. Played annually continuously since then, except for some years during World War I and World War II, the Canadian Open is the third oldest continuously running tournament on the PGA Tour, after The Open Championship and the U.S. Open.Tournament As a national open, and especially as the most accessible
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Louise Solheim, who gave Ping’s iconic putter the name Anser, has died

Louise Solheim, the wife of the late Ping Golf founder Karsten Solheim and by choice a silent partner in the family business, died on Saturday. She was 99.“Our mother preferred working behind the scenes,” their son Allan D. Solheim said in a news release. “Karsten’s tinkering with putter designs in our garage began as a hobby, but it quickly turned into a thriving business. From the beginning, my mother assumed the administrative side of the business, allowing Karsten to focus on club
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Equipment tampering controversy raised by European Tour players following Open de France

A bizarre story is emerging from the European Tour, as players at last week’s Open de France are claiming their equipment was tampered with at Le Golf National outside of Paris.Bernd Wiesberger first raised the issue, taking to Facebook on Friday to say his driver’s settings — as well as the big sticks of other players — were changed overnight:It appears it wasn’t an isolated incident, as Duncan Stewart told the U.K.’s Bunkered.com he was also a victim of the sabotage.“I asked one of the
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Jordan Spieth hit an insane bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship and went berserk with his caddy

Jordan Spieth on Sunday won his second PGA Tour event of the season in dramatic fashion.During a playoff with Daniel Berger at the Travelers Championship, on the 19th hole, Spieth found himself in a bunker near the hole.Spieth proceeded to hit almost a perfect shot out of the bunker and holed it to win the tournament.Almost as epic as the shot was his celebration, as he chest-bumped his caddy and chucked his wedge.Afterward, Spieth said of the shot, “For the bunker shot to go in, that was
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