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Your must-read offseason men’s golf update

Men’s golf was in the news today. The Huskies announced what looks like a pretty interesting schedule which is sure to catch the attention of the hard core golf fans. Before we jump into the what / where details, let’s recap where the men’s golf program is right now. The 2016-17 season was one of change as the Huskies endured the loss of head coach Matt Thurmond to Arizona State. Thurmond was a long time coach at UW who had mentored some of the best golfers to ever wear the purple and gold. Stars such as C.T. Pan, Nick Taylor and Chris Williams all were products of Thurmond’s coaching and his vacancy left fans wondering what might come of the program. The reigns of the program were given to current

Masters champion Garcia to play Australian PGA

U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA championship on the Gold Coast later this year, organizers said on Thursday. The 37-year-old Spaniard was considered one of the most talented players never to have won a major until he was presented with the famous green jacket at Augusta in April after winning a playoff against Britain’s Justin Rose. “It’s been a long time since I have visited Australia but I remember how welcoming the fans were and I have been trying to get back for some time now,” Garcia said in a statement.

Golf-Masters champion Garcia to play Australian PGA

U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA championship on the Gold Coast later this year, organisers said on Thursday. The 37-year-old Spaniard was considered one of the most talented players never to have won a major until he was presented with the famous green jacket at Augusta in April after winning a playoff against Britain’s Justin Rose. “It’s been a long time since I have visited Australia but I remember how welcoming the fans were and I have been trying to get back for some time now,” Garcia said in a statement.

Johnson’s back finally feeling good after Masters fall

Dustin Johnson hopes he is starting to see the end of his back problems that began with an untimely fall on the eve of The Masters. The world number one headed to Augusta National as hot favourite to add to his U.S. Open win in 2016 after three consecu…