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4dMichael Collins

Caddie Confidential: Job security gets iffy this time of year

When during the year do caddies realize their job might be on the line? And how does a looper feel about Lydia Ko? Michael Collins gets the inside scoop in this week's Caddie Confidential.

Is it time for Tiger to retire? (1:59)
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Chappell atop Texas Open by 1 shot after 71

Kevin Chappell took a step closer to his first PGA Tour victory with a 1-under 71 that gave him a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the Valero Texas Open.

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Funk, Sluman take Legends lead at 10 under par

Fred Funk and Jeff Sluman teamed to shoot a course-record 10 under par on Saturday to take the opening-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.


Puntacana to host PGA Tour event next year

The PGA Tour will come to the Dominican Republic next year, as the Puntacana Resort & Club, currently on the Web.com Tour, will host the event in March 2018.

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7dPA Sport

Molinari overcomes Dunne in Hassan playoff

Italy's Edoardo Molinari claimed his first European Tour title since 2010 by beating Ireland's Paul Dunne in a play-off for the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Morocco.

Tiger Woods' future in golf (1:13)
2dDermot Corrigan

Garcia 'nervous' ahead of Clasico kick-off

Masters champion Sergio Garcia admits it'll be 'something incredible' to take the ceremonial kick-off at Sunday's El Clasico between his beloved Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Warm weather and chocolate make SVP say "Oh No!" (0:59)
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4dBob Harig

Quick 9: Take notice of Zurich Classic

For many golf fans, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans is an afterthought considering its place on the schedule. That won't be the case this year for multiple reasons.

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Will Tiger ever play again? (1:44)
Tiger: 'I have good days and bad days' (0:32)

Ray Allen talks golf

NBA legend Ray Allen joins Michael Collins to tell how long he's been playing golf, his best score ever and which MLB MVP he talks serious smack with while inside the ropes.

Player doesn't hold back on his trash talk to Booger (1:45)
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Kerr wins LPGA Lotte by 3 for 19th tour title

Cristie Kerr closed with a 6-under 66 on Sunday to win the LPGA Lotte Championship by three strokes, ending a 30-event victory drought dating to the 2015 season finale.

11dBob Harig

Harrington recalls Sergio being a 'sore loser'

Padraig Harrington praised Sergio Garcia for his Masters victory, but recalled his rival being a "sore loser" after beating him at the 2007 Open and the 2008 PGA Championship.

Daly tees off and chugs in unique fashion (0:31)
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Views of the Masters from Augusta National

Rich in history and natural beauty, Augusta National provides unparalleled views and challenges that stop even the most seasoned golfers in their tracks during the Masters.

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14dIan O'Connor

Sergio Garcia conquers all at the Masters

At one point in his life, Sergio Garcia believed he didn't have it in him, whatever "it" was, to win the Masters. The Spaniard's changed attitude proved a turning point in his life -- and career.

A showdown to remember at Augusta (2:02)
Kuchar aces 16th hole, gives ball to kid (0:58)
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Bubba says comment about media 'just a joke'

Bubba Watson clarified that he was only joking when he said following a second-round 78 at the Masters that "golf is tough .... writing articles is easy."


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Kevin Chappell owns six career runner-up finishes on the PGA Tour without a win. He leads entering final round in search of his first one.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

I once asked the Tim Finchem (former PGA Tour commissioner) what's the biggest slow play culprit on tour. "Wind. (Expletive) wind slows golf down worse than anything else by far." The final group today at the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio played the first two holes in 54 minutes. That would be an 8 hour round if they stayed on that pace! They're playing in a wind that's coming from a different direction than the players have seen all week. Cooler temps (62F) and gusts over 20mph are proving the former commissioner's observation to be spot on.