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Harig: Daly, PGA Tour Champions are good match

John Daly and the PGA Tour Champions could be a great match, Bob Harig writes. The 50-and-over circuit gets a boost from Daly's star power, and the erratic fan favorite gets to start over.

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Zurich Classic final leaderboard

After rain delays pushed the tournament into Monday and shortened it to 54 holes, Brian Stuard outlasted Jamie Lovemark and Byeong-Hun An in a playoff to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

22hIan Chadband

Golf's forgotten Olympic champion

Golf is back at the Olympics with stars such as Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, but few have a tale to match that of the last champion, George Lyon.

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Shin (67) closes out first LPGA Tour victory

Jenny Shin broke through on the LPGA Tour and locked up her first win with a closing 4-under 67 on Sunday at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout.

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Ireland's Power closes out first Web.com win

As much of the leaderboard struggled, Seamus Power closed with a 5-under 67 to triumph at the United Leasing & Finance Championship and win his first Web.com Tour title.

4dJohnette Howard

Happy 50th, John Daly, and thanks for these memories

He burst onto the scene by winning the 1991 PGA Championship and has kept us entertained ever since. On his 50th birthday, we salute John Daly for his outrageous and fascinating career.

Love: USA must be ready for onslaught of pressure (1:13)
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4dBob Harig

Quick 9: Why can't the top two tours get along?

Rory's tour choice, Tiger's tough decision and possibly the greatest tweet of all time (at least from someone age 80 or older): Bob Harig has it all covered in this week's Quick 9.

Oh No: Trophy fails edition (1:54)
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6dESPN Staff

Troon to deal with male-only rule after The Open

Royal Troon will definitely not be a mixed gender club before hosting this year's Open Championship, although the club is on course to vote on the controversial issue by the end of the year.

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Hoffman birdies final hole to win Texas Open

Charley Hoffman seemed to own everything at the Valero Texas Open -- except a win. That changed Sunday, when he birdied the 72nd hole to hold off Patrick Reed by a shot for the victory.

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McIlroy opts to play Open de France

Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will miss the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this summer by playing at the 100th Open de France.

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10dWright Thompson

The Secret History of Tiger Woods

The death of his father set a battle raging inside the world's greatest golfer. How he waged that war -- through an obsession with the Navy SEALs -- is the tale of how Tiger lost his way.


Thompson's cover story on Tiger Woods' past

Deputy editor Ty Wenger and senior editor Paul Kix talk with senior writer Wright Thompson on his latest cover story on Tiger Woods' secret life after his father's passing. Excerpts are read by deputy editor Otto Strong.

Will Tiger play at Wells Fargo? (1:48)
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Wie (neck) withdraws from Swinging Skirts

Michelle Wie withdrew because of neck spasms after playing 15 holes on Sunday in the last round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at the Lake Merced Golf Club.

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Bryan captures second Web.com title of 2016

Wesley Bryan won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on Sunday for his second Web.com Tour title of the year by shooting a 5-under 67 for a four-stroke victory.

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Oosthuizen cites schedule, pulls out of Olympics

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa won't be taking part in golf's return to the Olympics this year, the third major champion to withdraw in the last week as the deadline nears to confirm participat

Spieth still catching flack about Masters on vaca with friends (1:33)
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Van de Velde to make Senior debut at Carnoustie

Seventeen years after his infamous meltdown at Carnoustie, Jean van de Velde will return to the Scottish course when he makes his Senior Tour debut in July.

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R&A announce 9-hole event to precede Open

Thirty amateur players will contest a 9-hole event at Royal Troon on the eve of this year's Open Championship as part of efforts to boost participation in the sport.

30 for 30 Shorts: Tiger Hood (7:14)


Kevin Maguire Golf 

John Daly makes his PGA Tour Champions debut on Friday and the first 1,000 fans inside the gate that day get this JD bobblehead doll.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

"Brian Stuard" in now trending on Twitter higher than "Bobby Night," which seems like a win for everyone involved.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Like many of us, Brian Stuard didn't make a single bogey this weekend. Unlike the rest of us, he actually played golf.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

After being shortened to 54 holes due to weather delays, the Zurich Classic needed another two in a playoff to determine a champion. Brian Stuard withstood Jamie Lovemark and Byeong-Hun An for a first career PGA Tour victory that comes with a two-year exemption, seven-figure paycheck and invitation to next year's Masters Tournament.

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Brian Stuard on the win: "Playing out of the 125-150 category and then winning this week, that makes this year and next year easy, I guess."

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Brian Stuard is your Zurich Classic champion, his first career PGA Tour victory. He'll now play in the 2017 Masters for the first time, too.

John Buccigross @Buccigross

Life changing win for Brian Stuard in New Orleans. Oakland University grad. Never stop believing in yourself.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Re: Last tweet. Yes, Ben An won on Euro Tour. Yes, that win at Wentworth was bigger than this. And yes, I was only talking PGA Tour wins.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

The Zurich Classic will NOT be decided in 54 holes. A 3-man playoff between Jamie Lovemark, Brian Stuard, and Byeong-Hun An is about to start. Looking at the radar, I'd recommend a winner be crowned quickly.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Zurich Classic heading to a playoff: Jamie Lovemark, Byeong-Hun An and Brian Stuard. Somebody's getting a first career win today.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

First rule of golf, kids: Never leave a birdie putt to win your first PGA Tour title short. Jamie Lovemark just broke that rule.