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How He Hit That: Brooks Koepka's pressure-proof irons

Amid all the highlight reel-ready shots Brooks Koepka hit Sunday to shoot 65 and win his first European Tour event at the Turkish Airlines Open, it was a basic 9-iron on the last hole that...
Monday, 11/17/2014 at 10:42AM
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How He Hit That: Bubba Watson's playoff-clinching bunker shot

Bubba Watson doesn't play like anybody else on the PGA Tour, and it isn't because he uses a pink driver. The lanky lefthander often curves his tee shots 40 yards from right to left, and...
Monday, 11/10/2014 at 6:53AM
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How He Hit That: Ryan Moore's inside-out approach shots

Ryan Moore's swing is one of the PGA Tour's most idiosyncratic, with its early wrist hinge and upright move. It doesn't look "textbook," but, ironically, it's probably the best one for amateur players to copy...
Monday, 11/3/2014 at 12:06PM
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How He Hit That: Robert Streb's playoff-winning iron

If the goal in a sudden-death playoff is to put pressure on your opponent, Robert Streb accomplished that and more at the McGladrey Classic.On a day when he made nine birdies to shoot 63 and...
Monday, 10/27/2014 at 10:58AM
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How He Hit That: Ben Martin's cross-country eagle putt

Ben Martin was feeling the pressure. A three-shot lead at the beginning of the final round of the Shriners Hospital for Children Open in Las Vegas had disappeared, and Martin was tied with Kevin Streelman as...
Monday, 10/20/2014 at 9:30AM
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How He Hit That: Oliver Wilson's controlled iron shots

Oliver Wilson took the long way to win his first European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Not only did the 34-year-old Brit go 227 events into his professional career before his first...
Monday, 10/6/2014 at 3:05PM
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How He Hit That: Derek Fathauer's mini-waggle

While the likes of Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel, Chris Kirk and Jim Furyk were duking it out for the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus, the real pressure was building on the Web.com Tour -- where...
Monday, 9/22/2014 at 12:31PM
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How She Hit That: Hyo Joo Kim's record-breaking swing

Before last Thursday, nobody had ever shot a round better than 62 in a major championship. South Korean teenager Hyo Joo Kim not only erased that record with her first-round 61 at the Evian Championship,...
Monday, 9/15/2014 at 4:40PM
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How She Hit That: Mo Martin's winning 3-wood at Birkdale

By Matthew Rudy Eagles to win major championships are unlikely by themselves. Mo Martin's was even more unlikely than that. The diminutive Californian hit her 3-wood approach on the 18th at Birkdale from 240 yards...
Monday, 7/14/2014 at 12:14PM
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How She Hit That: Michelle Wie's short game magic at the U.S. Open

By Matthew Rudy The Michelle Wie major championship watch took about a decade longer than expected, mostly because of indifferent putting and short game. But Wie found answers for both at Pinehurst, playing four...
Sunday, 6/22/2014 at 6:26PM
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