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How She Hit That: In Gee Chun's metronomic precision

South Korean 20-year-old In Gee Chun was making her first start at the U.S. Open. After birdieing four of her last seven holes to catch Amy Yang and win her first major, we'll be seeing...
Monday, 7/13/2015 at 1:57PM
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How He Hit That: Jordan Spieth's slam-saving 3-wood

The final, visceral memory of the U.S. Open is Dustin Johnson failing to at least two-putt from 12 feet, but the shot that ended up winning the tournament came 15 minutes earlier.Jordan Spieth had 285...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 12:55PM
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How He Hit That: Rory McIlroy's bomber ball speed

Rory McIlroy winning a tournament wasn't big or surprising news. He's done that a bunch in the last five years. And the fact that he bombed his driver wasn't really new, either. He has long been...
Monday, 5/18/2015 at 2:20PM
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How He Hit That: Ian Woosnam's little-man power

Not only is Ian Woosnam 5-foot-4 (as he's certainly tired of hearing by now), he's also 57 years old. But even with his relative smallness and oldness, Woosnam averaged 275 yards off the tee last...
Monday, 5/4/2015 at 11:30AM
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How He Hit That: Tiger's wild tee shots really are coming from his glutes

As much as Tiger Woods is probably relieved that his basic short game shots haven't completely let him down this week, he has to be concerned about his continued problems with the longest clubs in...
Friday, 4/10/2015 at 1:13PM

How He Hit That: Brandt Snedeker's stiff short irons

After a few years in the putting wilderness, Brandt Snedeker returned to the front rank on the PGA Tour, setting the tournament scoring record on his way to winning his second AT&T Pebble Beach National...
Tuesday, 2/17/2015 at 12:12PM
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How He Hit That: Tiger Woods' short game breakdown

It was a good news/bad news kind of a comeback week for Tiger Woods at the Hero World Challenge. The good news? He played 72 holes with no pain, and showed off a much looser, freer...
Monday, 12/8/2014 at 12:24PM

#HelpMeGolfDigest: Michael Jacobs gets your swing back in synch

In the dark, Michael Jacobs' teaching studio looks like the control room of an aircraft carrier, with blinking video screens, camera arrays and cables of every description. The 2012 Metropolitan PGA Teacher of the Year...
Thursday, 11/20/2014 at 1:32PM

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: Jamie Donaldson's Cup-winning wedge

Jamie Donaldson ended the Ryder Cup on his 15th hole Sunday, but it really was a mercy killing. Not only was the Welshman 4-up on Keegan Bradley, but the board was filled with European blue...
Monday, 9/29/2014 at 2:58PM
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