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Breaking down golf's stereotypes

Larry The Cable guy might not look like what many people think is a typical golfer, but he knows his stuff. The comedian explained to ESPN.com's Michael Collins and Jason Sobel which PGA Tour pro he "blames" for getting him into the sport and much more.

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Swafford shoots second 65, leads in La Quinta

Hudson Swafford beat the rain Friday in the CareerBuilder Challenge, shooting his second straight 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead. Phil Mickelson had a 66 to reach 10 under.

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CareerBuilder Challenge leaderboard

As the PGA Tour hits the mainland United States for the first time in 2017, get the latest scores from La Quinta, California.

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Billy Walters wants insider-trading case dropped

Billy Walters, a renowned sports bettor who is charged with multiple counts of wire and securities fraud, has asked a court to dismiss his insider-trading case, alleging government misconduct.

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McIlory concerned by back injury (1:26)
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PGA chief: Tour to have 'open mind' on gaming

New PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said "there's a lot of opportunity" when it comes to sports betting and that the sports will look at it with "an open mind."

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Langer honored as PGA Tour Champions' POY

After winning four times in 2016, and taking his fourth Charles Schwab Cup season points title, Bernhard Langer was honored as the PGA Tour Champions' player of the year for a record sixth time.


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Phil Mickelson, yesterday: "I don't know where my game is." Phil Mickelson, today: Shoots 4-under 68 in first round since hernia surgeries.