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Rahm's game silences sleeper talk

With his 5-0 start at the Dell Technologies Match Play, Jon Rahm no longer falls into the sleeper category. If he can pull off two wins Sunday, his second PGA Tour win will come at a WGC.

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Day: Positive outcome in mom's lung surgery

In a text message delivered by his agent, Jason Day said his mother is resting comfortably after lung cancer surgery and that doctors are optimistic about her recovery.

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Stroud nears first PGA Tour win in 277 starts

Chris Stroud birdied his final hole on Saturday to cap off a 5-under 67 and take a one-shot lead in the Puerto Rico Open, as he goes for his first PGA Tour victory.

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Hatton suffers bizarre exit from WGC Match Play

Tyrrell Hatton consoled himself with the prospect of his Masters debut after his WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play campaign came to a highly unfortunate end.

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Live leaderboard: WGC-Match Play semis

Find out who's up, who's down and who's all-square as the top pros go head to head this week at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, Texas.

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Mickelson says he won't be witness in trial

Golfer Phil Mickelson says he won't be called as a witness in a federal insider trading criminal trial in the case against gambler William "Billy" Walters.

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Bracket picks for the WGC-Match Play

The top golfers in the world will meet for the World Golf Championships-Match play, and our golf experts offer their picks to win it all to help you set your brackets.

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2020 Olympic course votes to include women

The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Dustin Johnson a fast player? On the 9th hole it took DJ all of 13 seconds to hit his second shot after Hideto Tanihara's golf ball came to rest on the green. Holy Speed Batman!! Dustin is one of the fastest players on the PGA Tour.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Eagle at the 6th hole for Dustin Johnson now takes a 2 up lead on Tanihara. Walking to the 7th tee Johnson brother and caddie Austin asks me, "Where's your dress clothes?" And laughed.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Dustin Johnson has played the opening hole six times this week. He's won it every time -- five birdies and a par.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Michael Collins and Jason Sobel tell you who played the best golf on Saturday at the WGC- Dell Match Play at Austin Country Club.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Who wins on Sunday at the WGC-Dell Match Play? Michael Collins and Jason Sobel tell you.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Dustin Johnson answers the big question; can anybody beat you right now? Plus, do you still get butterflies sometimes out on the golf course? You may be surprised by DJ's answer.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

"Phil? I thought they were saying Bill!" One of the ways Bill Haas has found that helped him beat Phil Mickelson Saturday afternoon.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Bill Haas gets poetic in describing his underdog role against Phil Mickelson: "I was just hiding in the middle of the fairway."

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Better? Jon Rahm thinks he can get even better?! Yep.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Jon Rahm dominated both matches Saturday but there IS a part of the game that's hard for him.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Bill Haas beats Phil Mickelson and I can officially toss out all these notes I've been putting together on a column about a Phil-Rahm match.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

How hot was Spaniard Jon Rahm on the golf course Saturday? In two matches he's -10 with eight birdies and an eagle. Did I mention he's done that in 27 holes?! Rahm finished the morning match on the 14th hole and the afternoon match on the 13th. He's yet to play the 18th hole this week in a match.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Question: Does Jon Rahm have the right kind of game for Augusta National? Answer: Jon Rahm has the right kind of game for everywhere.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Dominating win by Jon Rahm over Soren Kjeldsen 7&5 meaning Rahm is the first to make it into the final four Sunday.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Jon Rahm played 27 holes today -- in 11-under. That's an eagle, nine birdies and no bogeys. Oh, and he only lost one hole all day.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Just in case you didn't know, the hole locations are changed between the morning and afternoon matches. You can compare the differences.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Why is Dustin Johnson dominating so much on this course? On the 7th tee I ran into a friend who gets the signals from caddies for which club a players is hitting (for tv broadcast) and he told me thru 7 holes DJ hadn't hit anything on a par four bigger than a wedge! On the par five 6th hole from 220 yards away, Johnson hit 6 iron!

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Everything is bigger in Texas? I can vouch for the golf tournament being big because HOF'er and Texas native Tom Kite is out walking around marveling at the atmosphere here in Austin.