• Tiger Woods’ ex-caddie leaves Adam Scott for LPGA Tour
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    Tiger Woods’ ex-caddie leaves Adam Scott for LPGA Tour

    Steve Williams, Tiger Woods’ erstwhile caddie who most recently looped for Adam Scott, is taking his skills to the LPGA Tour. The veteran bagman — who handed the sticks to Woods for 12 years and has been by Scott’s side in an on-again, off-again role since he and Woods had a less than amicable split in 2011 — will handle caddie duties for U.S. player Danielle Kang at this week’s New Zealand Women’s Open, according to the New Zealand Herald. First as a full-time caddie and lately as a part-timer for Scott in his semi-retirement, the native Kiwi will make his debut on the women’s circuit before hooking up with the 2013 Masters winner for their swan song in two Asian events in October. "I've never

  • Thomas wins FedExCup; Schauffele wins Tour Championship
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    Thomas wins FedExCup; Schauffele wins Tour Championship

    For the first time since 2009, there was a hardware split at the season finale. Here's how things ended up at the Tour Championship, where rookie Xander Schauffele won the tournament but Justin Thomas claimed the FedExCup: Leaderboard: Xander Schauffele (-12), Justin Thomas (-11), Russell Henley (-10), Kevin Kisner (-10) What it means: Schauffele put a cap on a standout rookie season by erasing a two-shot deficit in the final round at East Lake. A winner earlier this season at The Greenbrier Classic, he now becomes the first rookie to win twice since Keegan Bradley in 2011. Schauffele's 72nd-hole birdie edged him past Thomas, but Thomas' consolation prize came in the form of the $10 million check

  • Captain’s Pick fantasy game primer
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    Captain’s Pick fantasy game primer

    Built as a hybrid between a roster and one-and-done formats, PGA TOUR Captain’s Pick is a stand-alone fantasy game for the Presidents Cup, the four-day competition at Liberty National on Sept. 28-Oct. 1. It’s open for registration now – just click here. If you were already signed up to play any of the incumbent games, simply toggle over to the page dedicated to the newest offering. The rules (found in the upper right) spell out everything you need to know, but this primer will assist you in making decisions for the Captain's Pick, which is unique. It requires an approach at game play not experienced in the other platforms. FORMAT & SETUP The beauty of the game is in its simplicity, but just as