This Week In Golf: Landry Wins Valero Texas Open With Steady Play

By Sam McPherson In January, Andrew Landry just missed winning his first PGA Tour event when he lost on the fourth hole of sudden death to Spain’s Jon Rahm at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Palm Springs, California. On Sunday in San Antonio at the Valero Texas Open, however, Landry made sure there would be no playoff, as he shot a closing-round 68 to finish 17-under par and clinch that elusive first Tour victory. Landry was the only golfer in the tournament to card all four rounds in the 60s on the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course, and as a result, he finished two shots ahead of runners-up Trey Mullinax and… Read More

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Eight Ends: Ultimate guide to the GSOC Champions Cup

CALGARY — It’s the last hurrah for the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season at the Humpty’s Champions Cup. For some teams, this will also be their last time together on the ice as they rebuild for the next Olympic cycle (hello Beijing 2022) while for some players, it’ll also be their swan song (for now) to stellar careers as they step back from competitive curling. The last tournament of the 2017-18 campaign runs Tuesday to Sunday at WinSport Arena. Television coverage begins Thursday at 2 p.m. ET on Sportsnet. Here is everything you need to know about the Humpty’s Champions Cup before Tuesday evening’s opening draw: 1st End: What… Read More

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The Pirates made their dads sad

Look: Presumably all the fathers who attended the Pittsburgh Pirates’ annual “Dad’s Trip” in Philadelphia over the weekend are very proud of their pro-baseball playing sons, plus they’ve all probably seen a whole lot of baseball and know that sometimes games and series just don’t go your way, and maybe they all had a really good time regardless of the outcomes of the on-field games. Still, considering all the dads headed to Philadelphia to watch a club that was 12-6 and leading the NL Central entering the series, they probably hoped for something a little better than the Pirates losing four straight and finishing the weekend in third place. Jerry… Read More

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