• GEAR: Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Dell Match Play with TaylorMade
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    GEAR: Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Dell Match Play with TaylorMade

    Dustin Johnson won his third consecutive start at the WGC-Dell Match Play with a 1-up victory over Spanish rookie Jon Rahm on Sunday.Earlier in the day DJ was pushed to the 18th hole for the first time during the tournament by Hideto Tanihara, whom he

  • Haas defeats Mickelson, credits father Jay
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    Haas defeats Mickelson, credits father Jay

    AUSTIN, Texas – Bill Haas’ record at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play isn’t exactly stellar and combined with a swing that wasn’t quite right he decided he needed some help this week. “I haven't been really fighting my swing terribly, but it's never great. We're always working on it,” said Haas who was joined at Austin Country Club by his father, Jay, a nine-time PGA Tour winner. “He was out west and on his way home I just asked him to stop in.” Bill Haas – who defeated Phil Mickelson in the quarterfinals, 2 and 1, to advance to the final four – said he and his father worked on two different drills on Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to find more consistency off the tee. “I'm still hitting

  • Tanihara comes up short against Haas despite ace
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    Tanihara comes up short against Haas despite ace

    AUSTIN, Texas – Hideto Tanihara made the fourth hole-in-one in WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play history, but it wasn’t enough to push him past Bill Haas in Sunday’s consolation match. Tanihara hit 8-iron from 207 yards that landed on the front of the green and raced into the hole.  “The crowd, they went wild, and when everybody is happy, you tend to get happy, too,” Tanihara said. “It was a great feeling. You can't really always make a hole in one. You try but you usually miss. But sometimes you just get lucky and it went in.” The hole-in-one moved Tanihara ahead of Haas, 1 up, and he extended his lead at the ninth hole, but the American rallied with a birdie at No. 11 and took the lead at the