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Kevin Chappell rolled in an 8-foot birdie putt on the final hole to edge Brooks Koepka and earn his first victory at the Valero Texas Open. Read More
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Today in Golf

Bernd Wiesberger recaps his bogey-free 65 Friday at the Shenzhen International.
Lee Elder made history on this day in 1974, winning the Monsanto Open to become the first black player to qualify for the Masters, which he played in 1975.

Images of Lee Elder, a four-time PGA Tour winner, and the first black man to compete in the Masters Tournament.

Defending champ Charley Hoffman had his opening round delayed at the Valero Texas Open by a piece of Easter candy that fell to the bottom of his bag.
Ian Poulter's last-ditch effort to keep his card took a hit when he opened the Valero Texas Open with a 3-over 75 to fall nine shots off the pace.
Tiger Woods began the year with a busy schedule, but now after another surgery he is once again just focused on his quality of life.
Tiger Woods announces that he underwent back surgery.

A selection of the best photos from the world of golf on April 20, 2017.

Branden Grace shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over three players at the Valero Texas Open.
According to his agent, Tiger Woods is focused on returning to a "healthy, active lifestyle" in the wake of his latest back surgery.
Dr. Andrew Hecht, chief of spine surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, joins Golf Central to shed some light on Tiger Woods’ recent back surgery.
Notah Begay III shares an inside perspective on Tiger Woods’ injury and recent back surgery.
Hear from some of the players in the mix following the opening round of the Valero Texas Open.
Hear from Patrick Reed after his opening round at the Valero Texas Open.
Bob Papa and Lanny Wadkins preview the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf.
Tiger Woods
Take a look back at the various injuries in Tiger Woods' career.
Will MacKenzie (67), Brooks Koepka (68), and Patrick Reed (69) comment on their play Thursday at the Valero Texas Open.
According to a statement on, Tiger Woods underwent successful surgery to relieve back spasms and pain.
Tiger Woods announced Thursday that he has undergone "successful" surgery to alleviate pain in his lower back and legs.
Branden Grace talks about his opening round 66 at the Valero Texas Open.