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Added September 13th, 2016 by Ian

Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf

Tiger Woods announced on September 7th that he plans on returning to competitive golf in October at the Safeway Open in Napa. The event, which runs from Oct. 13th to the 16th, is the season opener to the 2016/17 PGA Tour. If he’s able to play, it will be the first competitive round of golf for Woods in the past 14 months. The world’s former number one golfer has been out of action for more than a year due to back surgery, but claims he’s almost finished with rehab and is almost ready to play. However, he still admits there’s a chance his plans may fall through.

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Added August 9th, 2016 by Ian

Golfer Jim Furyk makes PGA history with score of 58

American golfer Jim Furyk made PGA history on August 7th by shooting a round of 58 at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. The 46-year-old had an eagle and 10 birdies on the 70-par round to finish it at 12 under. However, even though he managed a record-setting round in the tournament, Furyk didn’t win it as he finished in fifth place, three strokes behind Scotland’s Russell Knox. Furyk also went into the event as one of just six male golfers to previously score under-60 on an 18-hole round. All previous players had scored a 59 once in their careers. Furyk managed to shoot a round of 59 at the BMW Championship back in 2013.

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Added August 1st, 2016 by Ian

American golfer Jimmy Walker takes the PGA Championship

American Jimmy Walker won his first major golf tournament on July 31st when he captured the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol in New Jersey. Walker shot a three-under par 67 in the fourth and final round to finish at -14 (266) for the 72-hole event. Jason Day of Australia finished one stroke behind at -13 and fellow American Daniel Summerhays was third at -10. It was the fourth and final major of the year and Walker became the fourth golfer in 2016 to win their first majors. Danny Willett of England won the Masters, American Dustin Johnson took the U.S. Open and Henrik Stenson of Sweden captured the recent British Open.

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Added July 19th, 2016 by Ian

Henrik Stenson wins 2016 British Open in record fashion

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson won the 145th British Open at Royal Troon in Ayrshire, Scotland in record fashion on Sunday, July 17th. It was Stenson’s first major victory and the first ever for a Swedish male golfer. The 40-year-old finished the 72-hole, four-round event at 20 under par, which tied Jason Day lowest under-par score ever in a major tournament. Day set the mark at last year’s PGA Championship. However, Stenson didn’t really have much choice since American Phil Mickelson was right on his tail as he finished in the runner up position for the 11th time in a major. It was Stenson who hung on to take home the claret jug though with his final shot being an excellent 20-foot birdie shot at the 18th hole.

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Added August 18th, 2015 by Ian

Jason Day sets new Major record with US PGA win

Added July 21st, 2015 by Ian

U.S. golfer Zach Johnson wins British Open

Added June 23rd, 2015 by Ian

Jordan Spieth takes U.S. Open by single stroke

Added April 13th, 2015 by Ian

Jordan Spieth equals Masters record