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Quail Hollow is a course the world’s best players know very well, having played it year on year on the PGA TOUR. Which key holes could decide the 2017 PGA ...

With Jordan Spieth’s dramatic win at the 2017 British Open, we here at Essential Golf got to thinking what the best moments in American golf have been since Tiger Woods ...

Spieth’s triumph and grit at the Open at Royal Birkdale excited golf fans all around the world. It happened again. Just like it did at Augusta. Jordan Spieth began the ...

Royal Birkdale stages the 2017 Open Championship and a selection of holes at the Southport links could prove pivotal to the outcome of the third major of the year. From ...

For those with foresight, Brooks Koepka’s U.S. Open win at Erin Hills wasn’t much of a surprise. For some, Kopeka’s stardom first took shape when they think of the swagger ...

There are literally books written about Tiger Woods’ golfing achievements and, as such, it is quite hard to boil down a laundry list of wins and achievements to a list ...

The 2016 Ryder Cup was a thrilling return to victory for team U.S.A. In front of a pro-United States crowd at Hazeltine National Golf Club—located just outside of Minneapolis—the golfers ...

If winning THE PLAYERS Championship is a big deal, then winning THE PLAYERS Championship at just 21 years old is a really big deal. And that is exactly what Si ...

The Open Championship is perhaps golf’s most coveted championship. The oldest tournament in the sport’s history, it attracts the world’s best golfers for one week every year. During this week, ...

Dustin Johnson is sitting on top of the world. The world number one by a huge margin—and perched likewise atop the 2017 money earnings—he has put his troubled past behind ...

Most people aren’t surprised when you tell them that golf legend Rory McIlroy’s father, Gerry, was a scratch golfer. He would take his toddler son to the driving range and ...

The 2017 Masters Tournament will largely be remembered for Sergio Garcia’s triumph. After so many years chasing a major win, the Spanish pro golfer took home a stunning victory. It ...

It’s that time again—the 2017 Presidents Cup is fast approaching. It has been nearly two decades since the International Team has won the Presidents Cup, with 1998 being the last ...