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Hideki Matsuyama of Japan Wins the Masters Tournament

April 11 (UPI) — Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama held off an erratic Xander Schauffele for a one-stroke victory at the 85th Masters Tournament on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, claiming his first major title and the Green Jacket.

Hideki Matsuyama

Detectives Find Cause of Tiger Woods Crash But Won’t Reveal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern California but would not release details Wednesday, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star.

Tiger Woods

2021 Players Championship: A Return to Normalcy

The 2021 Players gets underway today at TPC Sawgrass in Ponta Vedra, FL and this marks the unofficial start of the 2021 golf season.  The 2021 golf season officially starts in 2020 but not many people pay attention to those tournaments and you shouldn’t either.

Dustin Johnson

Golfer Michelle Wie, LPGA Decry Rudy Giuliani for ‘Panties’ Comment

LPGA champ Michelle Wie responded to mentions of her and her undergarments during a story told by Rudy Giuliani during a podcast Thursday. Giuliani told a story of an incident that happened when he and the late radio legend Rush Limbaugh played in charity fundraiser golf tournament alongside Wie in 2014, and how the media seemed to pay more attention to Wie than the two men.

United States' Michelle Wie reacts after missing a putt on the eighth green during her foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Southern Hills to Replace Trump National for ’22 PGA

The PGA Championship is headed back to Southern Hills next year, the Oklahoma course that gets its eighth major championship earlier than expected after the PGA of America cut ties with former President Donald Trump.

President Donald Trump walks as he plays a round of golf on the Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry, the luxury golf resort southwest of Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, 2018. ANDY BUCHANAN/Getty Images

Justin Thomas to Go on Training Program After Gay Slur

Justin Thomas intends to go through an individual training program to “become a better person” after he was picked up uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a putt at a tournament in Hawaii this month.

Justin Thomas