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Five-time European Tour winner Mikko Ilonen is retiring from competitive golf at 39 to focus on “my family and my own well being.” The undisputed greatest golfer in Finland’s history made the announcement on his website on Wednesday. Among his accomplishments, Ilonen became the first Finnish golfer to play in the Masters in 2001. Later
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Lee Westwood’s played just once in the last six weeks, a T-33 at the WGC-Mexico Championship in late February. And it’s a schedule, or strategy, that’s produced dividends. On Monday, tournament officials announced the field for next week’s WGC-Match Play, a field predicated off the top 64 players in the Official Golf World Ranking. Westwood,
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of March 18. Rory silences doubters They started as whispers, amplifying in audibility
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Dan Jenkins’ memorial service was held in Fort Worth on Friday, March 15. Family, friends and generations of golf writers gathered to say goodbye to a legend. I grew up reading Dan Jenkins, and it shaped my life. His way with words led me and many others to a career in sports journalism. He taught
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A familiar name resurfaced in headlines in the wake of California Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order putting a moratorium on executions of death row inmates on Wednesday. Most notable among the state’s 737 death-row inmates is Scott Peterson, who in December of 2004 was convicted of murdering his pregnant wife Laci and their unborn son
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