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RBC Heritage odds: Despite missed cut at Masters, Dustin Johnson the favorite

Dustin Johnson missed the cut at the Masters Tournament, but he’s still the man to beat at the RBC Heritage, according to PointsBet Sportsbook. Johnson is listed as the favorite for this week’s event on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, followed by defending champion Webb Simpson. Johnson, the current world No. 1, has been the betting […]

This week in golf (April 12-18): TV times, tee times for RBC Heritage, LPGA's Lotte

Here’s a look at what’s happening on the PGA Tour and LPGA this week, and how you can watch it: PGA Tour RBC Heritage Thursday-Sunday, Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Course specs: Par 71, 7,121 yards Purse: $7.1 million Defending champion: Webb Simpson (delayed until June because of COVID-19; shot 64 in final round to win by one […]

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker has lots of options with wildcard picks

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker may have quite the dilemma when it comes to using his six captain’s picks to round out his team. Because of the truncated 2020 season, six players will automatically qualify for the U.S. team while the remainder of the 12-man squad will be determined at Stricker’s discretion. Currently, in order, […]

After latest impressive results, where is Will Zalatoris in the Official World Golf Ranking?

Will Zalatoris didn’t win the Masters Tournament, but he did earn a trip back to Augusta National in 2022 and cracked the top 30 in the latest edition of the Official World Golf Ranking. Zalatoris, with his solo second-place finish, jumped 19 spots to 27th. He was ranked 487th in the world in his final event […]

Golf Central Podcast: What it's like covering Hideki Matsuyama and writing on Masters deadline

GolfChannel.com senior writers Rex Hoggard and Ryan Lavner were on site at Augusta National for Hideki Matsuyama’s historic win at the Masters Tournament. In this Golf Central Podcast, they discuss the challenges of covering Matsuyama and what it’s like filing in-depth stories on Sunday night of a major. Sursa articolului

Prime minister, Jumbo Ozaki, Isao Aoki praise Hideki Matsuyama's Masters win

TOKYO – Led by Japan’s prime minister, the country celebrated Hideki Matsuyama’s victory in the Masters – the first Japanese player to win at Augusta National and put on the famous green jacket. “It was really wonderful,” Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said with his country struggling to pull off the postponed Tokyo Olympics in just […]

Day after winning Masters, Hideki Matsuyama not letting go of green jacket

If you won the green jacket, would you ever take it off? If you had to, would you ever let it out of your sight? Hideki Matsuyama won the coveted prize after capturing his first major title on Sunday at the Masters Tournament and Monday morning he was walking through the Atlanta airport terminal when he […]

'Couple bonehead mistakes' and fatigue cost Jordan Spieth at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – It wasn’t the start Jordan Spieth needed. After beginning the final round at the Masters six strokes off the lead Spieth knew he needed to make an early run to have any chance, but instead of putting pressure on Hideki Matsuyama he bogeyed the first, fifth and sixth holes to drop to […]

Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and more on social media celebrate Hideki Matsuyama's Masters win

Hideki Matsuyama’s victory at the 85th Masters Tournament wasn’t just popular in his native Japan. Here’s a social media round up of notables who celebrated Matsuyama’s maiden major title. I want to send my heartfelt congratulations to Hideki Matsuyama for his Masters Tournament victory, and for being the first Japanese male golfer to win a […]

With a bow, Hideki Matsuyama's caddie shows respect to Augusta National

It’s a caddie tradition to remove the flag from the flagstick on the 18th green after your player wins a tournament. Hideki Matsuyama’s caddie, Shota Hayafuji, did that after his boss and friend won the Masters on Sunday. It’s a sentimental keepsake for a caddie, but Hayafuji displayed his own emotion as he returned the […]