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The surreal moment in which Rahm is disqualified by Covid and breaks into tears in front of hundreds of fans
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The surreal moment in which Rahm is disqualified by Covid and breaks into tears in front of hundreds of fans

The situations that have caused the Covid-19 in the most ordinary moments of the life of any person they have touched surrealism. This is how you could call what happened this Saturday in The Memorial, the golf tournament of the PGA Tour when Jon Rahm he was leading the test. The Spanish won this championship in the last edition and had everything to face to do it again this year. But the virus did its thing and forced him to leave the appointment that takes place in the state of Ohio. The world number two got the news from the PGA Tour medical staff as he was leaving the 18th green on Muirfield Village Golf Club. The Basque was notified on Monday that he would be subject to contact tracing protocols after coming into close contact with a person who tested positive for...
Mickelson wins the PGA Championship at age 50
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Mickelson wins the PGA Championship at age 50

Mickelson, with the PGA Championship trophy.Patrick SmithAFPPhil Mickelson he found the elixir of eternal youth and at the age of 50 became the oldest winner in golf history to win a major. The American finished PGA Championship with a final lap of +1, six strokes under par for the field that gave him this historic triumph with two strokes of advantage over the North American Brooks Koepka and the South African Louis Oosthuizen.Just a graphic detail that reflects what happened these four days in Kiawah Island this week: hole 16 of the last day, the robust Brooks Koepka The 31-year-old busts the tee ball at par five landing it at 361 yards, one of the tournament's most powerful drives, Mickelson plays next, the swift, left-handed swing swiftly passes despite nearly 20 years apart with your...
Mickelson Keeps Up With Golf History
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Mickelson Keeps Up With Golf History

Phil Mickelson, on the 16th hole.ERIK S. LESSEREFEGary Player He once answered that black is mystery, sophistication, strength and elegance, that is why the historic South African golfer used to go out to play completely in black; hence his nickname 'the black knight'. The first 10 holes of the third day ofPhil Mickelson It was an ode to all those values ​​that the good man of Player coined. Mickelson, also dressed in rigorous black, chain five birdies in those first ten holes, a gale of golf that gave him five strokes of advantage, and brought him closer to the dream of being, at 50, the most veteran golfer to win a tournament. of the Grand Slam in the history of golf. A beautiful story that seemed accessible in the middle of this third day, but with Mickelson there is always a tomorro...
The PGA debuts measurement lasers in golf and athletes explode: "The biggest foolish thing that could be done"
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The PGA debuts measurement lasers in golf and athletes explode: "The biggest foolish thing that could be done"

The PGA Championship 2021 starts this Thursday immersed in a huge controversy regarding the great novelty that this year's edition will include: the inclusion of measuring lasers for the first time in official competition. With the intention that the game accelerates and thus attract a younger audience, the organization has authorized the use of this technology in an unprecedented decision. Although golf, like any sport, works hand in hand with advances to improve its sport (improving the quality of the clubs or the responses of the balls), the laser seems to have been the definitive step to unleash the ire of some players.For this reason, several golfers, including the Spanish ...
Rahm and García face the toughest test of the PGA Championship
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Rahm and García face the toughest test of the PGA Championship

Kiawah Island is a great challenge for anyone who wants to succeed Collin Morikawa.Rahm on Tuesday at hole 6 of Kiawah Island.AFPBarely nine months have passed since Collin Morikawa stroll along the cliffs of San Francisco on the most humiliating weekend in the history of the majors. During the last PGA Championship, the American massacred Harding Park with laps of 65 and 64 strokes, an unusual event in the outcome of a tournament of this category. Jim Richerson, the president of the PGA whose pulse had not trembled to change the venue of the tournament because it was going to be played in a field of Donald TrumpHe breathed in relief as Morikawa lifted the Wanamaker trophy.2020 was already history and the protagonism, if the pandemic allows it, will be the mythical scenario of 2021, Kiawa...