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Year in Review: Jordan Spieth is top PGA story for 2015

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The PGA Tour crowned a new champion in 2015 and by all indications, this will not be his last. Jordan Spieth won two major tournaments, the first two of his career, and had a chance to win all four. Spieth’s victory at the Masters in April, vaulted him to international prominence. The golfing world pays attention when anyone puts on the victor’s Green Jacket. Tampa Bay area fans, however, got a look at a budding superstar four weeks earlier. At…

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Jordan Spieth helps U.S. maintain President’s Cup lead

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The United States maintained their lead in the President’s Cup matches thanks in part to two remarkable comebacks against the top player in the world. The Americans lead the International team 9 ½ to 8 ½ heading into Sunday’s (Saturday night in the U.S.) singles matches. The matches are being played near Seoul, South Korea. Heading into the morning round of alternating shot matches, the U.S. clung to a 5 ½ to 4 ½ lead. The gap remained the same…

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As baseball winds down, hockey begins; late night golf on TV

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Wednesday night has a lot to offer sports fans, especially those willing to stay up late. For those in Chicago, a dichotomy involving their two teams is front and center. The Chicago Cubs are in Pittsburgh to play the Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game. Chicago is embarking on another attempt to win their first World Series since 1908. They have not even played in one since 1945. Back in Chicago, the Blackhawks are helping the National Hockey…

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Dustin Johnson story more than a year in the making

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The first day of summer meant Sunday was the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Sunday night was undoubtedly the longest night in the golfing life of Dustin Johnson. On Sunday, Johnson was in the unlikely position of lining up a 12-foot putt to win the United States Open. Down by three strokes on the 17th hole, Johnson followed leader Jordan Spieth’s double bogey on the same hole with a birdie to forge a tie. What followed…

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