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Patrick Cantlay’s magical weekend comes up just short at the American Express

Patrick Cantlay’s magical weekend comes up just short at the American Express LA QUINTA, Calif. – Patrick Cantlay’s magical weekend fell just short of an unforgettable ending. Cantlay shattered the course record by two strokes with an 11-under 61 at PGA West’s Pete Dye Stadium Course. After making the cut on the number at 4-under, […]

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Unsolved mysteries: Tony Finau fails to end winless streak again, this time at the American Express

Unsolved mysteries: Tony Finau fails to end winless streak again, this time at the American Express LA QUINTA, Calif. – Different tournament, same result for Tony Finau. Tied for the lead heading into the final round of the American Express, Finau made birdie on his first two holes to grab a two-stroke lead. It looked […]

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American Express: Record rounds, no fans, a ‘pinky putt’ and a deserving champion

American Express: Record rounds, no fans, a ‘pinky putt’ and a deserving champion The 62nd version of the PGA Tour’s annual stop in the California desert is in the books, and 2021 was an unusual one to be sure. No fans, no concerts, no amateurs and no La Quinta Country Club made for an entirely different […]

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Darren Clarke wins in Hawaii in first event of 2021 on PGA Tour Champions

Darren Clarke wins in Hawaii in first event of 2021 on PGA Tour Champions Darren Clarke made his debut in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship on the PGA Tour Champions this year and took to the course right away, posting a 63 in Thursday’s opening round at Hualalai Golf Course in Hawaii. He was really good […]

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American Express: Max Homa, Tony Finau, Si Woo Kim share lead after three rounds

American Express: Max Homa, Tony Finau, Si Woo Kim share lead after three rounds LA QUINTA, Calif. – Birdies, eagles and sunshine have always been the hallmarks of The American Express golf tournament. There wasn’t much sunshine in the desert Saturday, but the birdies and eagles were still vividly on display. By the end of […]

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Know the contenders: American Express champion will likely be one of these 12 guys

Know the contenders: American Express champion will likely be one of these 12 guys LA QUINTA, Calif. – Large final-day comebacks have been pretty rare during the 62-year history of The American Express, the desert’s PGA event. David Duval famously made up seven strokes in 1999 to win, but he had to shoot a 59 […]

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Tony Finau again in position at American Express

Tony Finau again in position at American Express LA QUINTA, Calif. – One year ago, Tony Finau was just two shots off the lead of the American Express tournament after two rounds and staring at consecutive rounds on the Pete Dye Stadium Course in his search for a victory. Finau shot rounds of 71 and […]

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Dark days behind him, Chris Kirk’s path back from alcoholism to PGA Tour should be a model for other sports

Dark days behind him, Chris Kirk’s path back from alcoholism to PGA Tour should be a model for other sports LA QUINTA, Calif. – One thing that many sports fans forget on a regular basis is that the athletes they cheer for, or cheer against as the case may be, are human beings. They aren’t […]

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Brandon Hagy wasn’t supposed to be in American Express. Now he holds first-round lead.

Brandon Hagy wasn’t supposed to be in American Express. Now he holds first-round lead. LA QUINTA, Calif. – As it turns out, Jon Rahm had an impact on the first-round leader board of the American Express after all. Rahm, the No. 2 player in the world rankings, withdrew from the tournament Monday after injuring himself in […]

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Rickie Fowler looks to put behind him ‘by far the worst year that I had,’ starting at the American Express

Rickie Fowler looks to put behind him ‘by far the worst year that I had,’ starting at the American Express LA QUINTA, Calif. – Rickie Fowler showed up at the American Express with a new look and a new attitude. The look was something close to a full beard. “Still can’t grow sideburns,” he said. […]