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Kuchar Rallies, Chips In for RBC Heritage Win

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:15 Sunday, 20 April 2014 17:54

Matt Kuchar

Canadian Press

Pete Iacobelli (AP)

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina — Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.

"Well," he thought as he walked toward the shot, "there are a lot worse places to be."

For Kuchar, there was no better place — and no better shot in the tournament.

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THE PLAYERS Championship Announces Change to Playoff Format

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:26 Friday, 18 April 2014 00:20

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Sean Martin (PGATOUR.COM)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Craig Perks knows the drama that can be created in the final three holes at TPC Sawgrass’ PLAYERS Stadium Course. He needed just one putt over that stretch to collect his lone PGA TOUR victory.

“You have the risk-reward 16th, one of the most famous par-3s in all of golf and I think arguably the toughest finishing hole in championship golf,” Perks, the 2002 THE PLAYERS Championship winner, said. He chipped in for eagle at the par-5 16th, made a birdie on No. 17 and chipped in for par at the final hole to win by two shots over Stephen Ames.

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Travelers, PGA TOUR Launch Weather Hub

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:19 Friday, 18 April 2014 00:13

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGA TOUR) — With weather being such an important and often unpredictable element at golf tournaments, Travelers and the PGA TOUR are pleased to announce a fully integrated PGA TOUR weather platform called the Travelers Weather Hub, which launches this week on PGATOUR.COM to help golf fans understand and prepare for the conditions.

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Golfer Jason Day Out 3 Weeks with Thumb Injury

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:11 Friday, 18 April 2014 00:07

Jason Day

Canadian Press

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina (AP) — Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn't expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.

Day's agent, Bud Martin, says the cast was put on as a precaution.

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Spieth Ready for More After Masters Success

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:06 Thursday, 17 April 2014 23:53

Jordan Spieth

Canadian Press

Pete Iacobelli (AP)

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina — Get ready, Augusta National. Jordan Spieth can't wait for another chance at that green jacket.

The 20-year-old Spieth is in the field at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links. He gave no thought to withdrawing after the grind of the Masters, instead feeling energized by his runner-up finish to Bubba Watson.

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