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Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Welcome Baby Boy

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015 18:32 Tuesday, 20 January 2015 19:29

Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky

Canadian Press

LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky are parents of a boy.

Johnson, an eight-time PGA Tour winner, said in a statement through his management company that their son was born Monday morning. Johnson is engaged to Gretzky, the daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky.

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Allenby Beaten, Bruised, and Stunned Over Hawaii Robbery

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 January 2015 23:00 Sunday, 18 January 2015 22:49

Robert Allenby

Canadian Press

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Doug Ferguson/AP) — His left eye bruised and swollen shut, Australian golfer Robert Allenby is still shaking over a beating and robbery that left him unable to remember anything except being dumped in a gutter near a park of homeless people.

“You think ... that happens in the movie, not real life,” Allenby told The Associated Press by phone. “I’m just happy to be alive.”

Allenby posted a photo to his private Facebook account showing a bloodied scrape on his forehead and the bridge of his nose. He said that came from being tossed from the trunk of a car. He said the bruise on his left eye must have come from being beaten in the car.

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‘Nicklaus: The Making of a Champion’ to Premiere Sunday, January 18, on Fox

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015 21:59 Thursday, 15 January 2015 21:48

Nicklaus The Making of a ChampionFAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — The United States Golf Association, in partnership with Rolex, has announced the premiere date of “Nicklaus: The Making of a Champion,” a one-hour documentary produced by the USGA and Ross Greenburg Productions.

“Nicklaus: The Making of a Champion” will debut in the United States at 12:00 p.m. EST, Sunday, January 18, 2015, on the Fox Broadcast Network (check local listings) prior to its pregame coverage of the National Football League’s NFC Championship game. The film’s release also honors Nicklaus’ upcoming 75th birthday on Januayr 21, 2015.

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Donaldson Wins European Tour Shot of the Year

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 23:58 Wednesday, 14 January 2015 23:54

Jamie DonaldsonJamie Donaldson’s pinpoint approach to the 15th hole at Gleneagles, which helped secure victory for Europe in The Ryder Cup, has been voted The European Tour Shot of the Year for 2014.

Described by the Welshman as "the best shot of my life," Donaldson’s superb effort eclipsed the ten other nominations for the award, which were drawn from the winners of the Shot of the Month.

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Rivalry in 2015: Lewis vs. Park

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 23:54 Wednesday, 14 January 2015 23:39

Inbee Park and Stacy LewisNicklaus Parker/LPGA

If a rivalry is two players hating each other, this surely isn’t the best rivalry in golf. However, if a rivalry is a competition for supremacy in the same field, then is there really a better rivalry in professional golf over the last three years than Stacy Lewis and Inbee Park?

Each has wanted what the other has had for the last three years and that’s not changing in 2015. Stacy Lewis wants the Rolex No. 1 World Ranking back. Park wants the Vare Trophy, Rolex Player of the Year and money list title back.

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