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Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 19:01 Tuesday, 09 December 2014 18:35

Franklin Templeton Shootout

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Site: Naples, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Saturday.

Course: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Tiburon Golf Club (7,288 yards, par 72).

Purse: $3.1 million. Winners' shares: $375,000 each.



Spieth Wins By Ten At Tiger’s Tourney

Last Updated on Sunday, 07 December 2014 21:04 Sunday, 07 December 2014 20:51

by Doug Ferguson/CP


WINDERMERE, Fla. — Jordan Spieth won the Hero World Challenge with a performance tournament host Tiger Woods could appreciate.
Staked to a seven-shot lead, Spieth blew away an elite field at Isleworth and set two tournament records Sunday when he closed with a 6-under 66 for a 10-shot victory over Henrik Stenson of Sweden.
From three birdies on his opening four holes, punctuated by a hybrid hit perfectly to 12 feet for eagle on the par-5 seventh, Spieth turned the final round into a casual walk along the lakes and palatial homes of Isleworth.



Two-Time Champion Phil Mickelson Heads List of Early Commitments Shaping Dynamic Humana Challenge Field

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014 19:36 Thursday, 04 December 2014 19:29

altLA QUINTA, California — He is one of only seven multiple-time champions in event history and one of the most popular and decorated golfers in history. And the rarefied air that Phil Mickelson occupies in the game of golf will go on display once again at the 2015 Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation.

Mickelson, a World Golf Hall of Fame member and owner of three green jackets, five major championship victories, 42 PGA TOUR wins and 51 professional titles worldwide, headlines the early list of commitments for the 2015 Humana Challenge.



Waste Management Extends Phoenix Open Sponsorship

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014 19:22 Thursday, 04 December 2014 19:15

altPHOENIX, Arizona — The PGA TOUR, Waste Management and tournament host The Thunderbirds announced today a 10-year sponsorship extension, which becomes effective once Waste Management's original agreement expires upon completion of the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Waste Management has sponsored the tournament since 2010.



Hero World Challenge Moving to Bahamas

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 01:55 Wednesday, 03 December 2014 01:48

altWINDERMERE, Florida (PGA TOUR) — It looks like the Hero World Challenge's stay at Isleworth Golf & Country Club will be a short one.

Tiger Woods revealed that the tournament will be played at Albany in The Bahamas for the next three years. It will be the tournament's first trip outside the United States.



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