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Jason Day Trying to Find Comfort Level with 3-Wood

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 04:03 Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:51

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Jason Day, the PGA champion and No. 1 player in the world, revealed one weak area of his game.

His 3-wood can make him nervous.

“Everyone has an uncomfortable club in their bag. We just don’t talk about it,” Day said. “I’m OK with talking about it.”

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Jordan Spieth, FedEx Donate $1 Million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:50 Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:21

Jordan SpiethPITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — FedEx Corp. announced that it will donate $1 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to support the hospital’s lifesaving mission of finding cures and saving children. FedEx will make the $1 million cash contribution to St. Jude in the name of 2015 FedExCup champion, Jordan Spieth.

This donation is the second of a three-year commitment in which FedEx will donate $1 million each year on behalf of the reigning FedExCup champion. The donation is also a part of the recently-launched FedEx Cares global charitable giving program, which will commit $200 million to more than 200 communities around the globe by 2020.

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From the Fairway: Adding Distractions at No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 19:32 Wednesday, 11 May 2016 19:10

altThe 17th hole at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass is always scary, yet entertaining for fans. Adding more hazards to make it that much more entertaining would be even more fun to watch.

Some players are getting used to get by now, as this is the 35th year THE PLAYERS Championship has been at TPC Sawgrass. Rickie Fowler sure made it look easy during Round 4 last year, making birdie three times in three tries.

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Canadian Players and Fans are Ready for THE PLAYERS Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:37 Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:30

Graham DeLaetPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Adam Stanley/Golf Canada) — Ten years ago on the final time THE PLAYERS Championship was played in March, before moving to May in 2007, it was Canadian Stephen Ames who captured his second PGA Tour title at the iconic event.

After three rounds, Mike Weir was just three shots back and tied for fourth. It was shaping up to be a Canadian Sunday before Weir faded and Ames pulled away from the pack for an eventual six-shot win, his biggest on the PGA Tour at an event many dub the ‘Fifth’ major – thanks to its tremendous field and recognizable, challenging course (the TPC Sawgrass ‘Stadium’ course, which has hosted each iteration of the event since its inception in 1982.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 05:53 Wednesday, 11 May 2016 05:32

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All Times Eastern

PGA TOUR

THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Sawgrass (Stadium Course). Yards: 7,215. Par: 72.

Purse: $10.5 million (First Prize: $1.89 million).

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