PGA Tour News

Stenson Successfully Defends Dubai Title

Henrik Stenson closed with a 2-under 70 to win the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai for the second straight year. The season-ender on the European Tour took place at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

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Granada Back in First at CME Group Tour Championship

Julieta Granada found herself in solo first again at the LPGA's season finale, the CME Group Tour Championship.

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Cullen Takes Australian Masters

Nick Cullen fired a 3-under 69 to win the Australian Masters Sunday. The PGA Tour of Australasia event took place at Metropolitan Golf Club near Melbourne.

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Woods Hires New Swing Coach

Tiger Woods has hired Chris Como as his new swing coach. The 14-time major champion announced the hire on Saturday three months after he parted ways with former instructor Sean Foley.

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Jenkins & Tiger Squabble

Tiger Woods didn't like an imaginary interview Dan Jenkins wrote of him in the December issue of Golf Digest. Woods was so sore about it that he had his agent, Mark Steinberg, fire off a letter to Conde-Nast, owner of the magazine.

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McIlroy Says He's Ready for Season Finale

Despite being off for the past six weeks, Rory McIlroy believes he won't skip a beat as he returns to competition for the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The European Tour's 2014 season finale starts Thursday at Jumeirah Golf Estates in the United Arab Emirates.

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Women's Golf Ending 2014 on a High Point

by Nancy Berkley

News flash! Data released by the National Golf Foundation (NGF) two months ago reported both the number of female adult and female junior golfers in the United States increased in 2013 over 2012. In contrast, during the same period adult male golfers in the U.S. (age 18 and older) decreased by 1 million - or approximately 5 percent, a decline in that has driven the total number of golfers in the U.S. to the lowest participation rate in over 15 years.

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McIlroy Wins Race to Dubai Title

With American Brooks Koepka's victory Sunday at the Turkish Airlines Open - combined with neither Marcel Siem, Jamie Donaldson or Sergio Garcia winning the tournament - Rory McIlroy secured his second Race to Dubai title in three years on the European Tour.

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