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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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How He Hit That: Kaymer's U.S. Open-winning fringe putts

By Matthew Rudy It was clear from the start that Martin Kaymer's putter was the best club in his bag. He one-putted 18 of his first 36 greens, and made 11 birdies against one...
Monday, 6/16/2014 at 10:16AM
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How He Hit That: Kaymer's laser drives on Day 2 of the U.S. Open

By Matthew Rudy Martin Kaymer is laying a beatdown for the ages, and his gaudy 25-for-28 fairways hit stat is part of the reason why. As good as the accuracy number is, it doesn't...
Friday, 6/13/2014 at 4:41PM
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How she hit that: Inbee Park's alternative putting grip

By Matthew Rudy A year ago, Inbee Park firmly established herself as the No. 1 player in the world, winning her third major -- and sixth event -- of the season at the U.S....
Monday, 6/9/2014 at 7:14AM
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How he hit that: Hideki Matsuyama's power-producing tempo

By Matthew Rudy At less than 6 feet and 170 pounds, Hideki Matsuyama doesn't look like a powerhouse. But the 22-year-old PGA Tour rookie -- and reigning Japanese tour money leader -- reconfirmed his...
Monday, 6/2/2014 at 7:23AM
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How He Hit That: Jason Dufner's mini-swing chip

By Matthew Rudy Adam Scott kept his No. 1 ranking and earned a new plaid sport coat with his win at Colonial, but Jason Dufner made him work for both. Dufner shot rounds of...
Monday, 5/26/2014 at 9:07AM
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How he hit that: Brendon Todd's quiet short game hands

By Matthew Rudy The raw numbers will say Brendon Todd won his first PGA Tour event at the Byron Nelson by shooting a bogey-free 66 on Sunday, earning $1.2 million. But the feel of...
Sunday, 5/18/2014 at 6:43PM
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How he hit that: Martin Kaymer's new old swing

By Matthew Rudy Martin Kaymer's 28-foot par-saving putt on the island 17th Sunday night was the big, obvious choice for "most important" shot of the day, because it let him keep his one-shot lead...
Monday, 5/12/2014 at 11:18AM
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