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Bubba Watson of the United States hits out of the bunkers on the second hole during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: Bubba Electrifies with 5 Straight Birdies And Candor

When any player goes on a birdie barrage at Augusta National, it’s exciting. When Bubba Watson does, it’s downright exhilarating!

04/11/2014

Bill Haas watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the 2014 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Haas Leads At Masters, But Top Names Knocking At The Door

Bill Haas made a statement with his birdie on 18, and then watched from the clubhouse as Bubba Watson put on a clinic, despite the wind picking up Thursday afternoon, making conditions trickier.

04/11/2014

The leaderboard stands ready as mowers cut the fairway prior to the start of the 2014 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Who Will Win The Masters? Without Tiger, It’s Anyone’s Guess

Tiger Woods is on the sidelines. The last two dozen majors have been divvied up among 21 winners. Good luck making sense of it all with the Masters beginning Thursday.

04/10/2014

Tiger Woods plays his approach shot on the second hole during the third round of the 2013 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: Tiger Is Out Of The Masters, But He Won’t Be Out Of The Conversation

Even though Tiger Woods will be missing the first Masters of his career, like it or not, it’s a good bet that “Tiger Talk” will still dominate at next week’s tournament.

04/02/2014

Tiger Woods (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Voted PGA Tour Player Of The Year

Tiger Woods was voted PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time on the strength of his five big wins and return to No. 1 in the world.

09/27/2013

Webb Simpson of the United States watches his tee shot on the 17th hole  during a continuation of the first round of The Barclays at Liberty National Golf Club on August 23, 2013 in Jersey City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Webb Simpson Takes Lead At The Barclays

Webb Simpson had six birdies over his last nine holes for a 5-under 66 that made him the clubhouse leader at The Barclays.

08/23/2013

Bethpage Black (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Ryder Cup Appears To Be Headed To Bethpage Black On Long Island

From an operations standpoint, there is ample space in the state park for hospitality and other structures that have turned the Ryder Cup into the biggest show in golf.

08/13/2013

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Woods Shoots 73 In Round 3, Ensures Another Year Without Major Title

Adam Scott, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar were the closest pursuers, while eight other players were lurking within five shots of the lead.

08/10/2013

Charl Schwartzel of South Africa hits his approach shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 95th PGA Championship on August 8, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Round 2 Of PGA Championship Underway At Oak Hill

If you’re a golfer chasing that first major title, you’ve come to the right place. The list of winners at the PGA Championship is filled with guys who were once in your spiked shoes.

08/09/2013

Jim Furyk lines up his putt on the sixth hole during the first round of the 95th PGA Championship on August 8, 2013 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Liguori: Adam Scott, Jim Furyk Come Out Hot At PGA Championship

It’s great to see the 2003 U.S. Open champ’s name at the top of the leaderboard. Furyk is too good and has been in contention too often not to have won more majors (despite his painful looking swing!)

08/09/2013

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Silverman: PGA Stage Is Set For Epic Tiger Vs. Lefty Duel

When Woods is on, most of his fellow competitors are intimidated. None would admit it, but even solid top-10 golfers seem to lose their confidence when Woods is on. Mickelson is not one of them.

08/07/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Liguori: Tiger, Stacy Lewis Keep Golf In The Headlines For American Fans

Tiger Woods’ performance on the course once again has dominated golf headlines all season. And rightly so. He comes into this week’s PGA Championship having blown away the field at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this past weekend.

08/05/2013

Phil Mickelson arrives to receive the Claret Jug after winning the 2013 British Open at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland on July 21, 2013.  (Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson Eyes Career Grand Slam After Winning British Open

The last one eluding Mickelson is the U.S. Open, a championship where he’s been the runner-up six times — most recently last month at Merion.

07/22/2013

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Tiger Woods Comes Up Short Again In Another Major

Woods, it was another mystifying showing by a guy who used to produce that sort of magic fairly regularly.

07/21/2013

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Mickelson Wins First British Open With Amazing Finish

Lefty birdied four of the last six holes, capped by a 10-footer at the tough 18th to claim his fifth major title.

07/21/2013

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