Webb Simpson

Top 30 Golfers for the 2014 Majors: No. 13 Webb Simpson

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the ’s Brandel Chamblee.

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Top 20 Golfers for 2013 Majors: No. 9 Webb Simpson

Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season
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They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the ’s Brandel Chamblee.

Rory McIlroy strengthens lead in the world rankings

McIlroy Closes Year in Style with Dubai Win
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<p> World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings.</p>
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World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings.

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings.

McIlroy's lead atop the rankings went from 3.53 average points to 4.33.

The Belly Putter: Here to Stay?

Golf's Burning Question
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It could be D-day for long putters. Are they legal or illegal? A weapon or crutch? A trend or fad?

The United States Golf Association could be ready to speak out on the matter. The USGA and the R&A — golf’s two governing bodies — met at the U.S. Open to talk about the long and belly putters anchored into the body. Results of those discussions will be addressed publicly at the Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

Webb Simpson: What We Said

Athlon's 2012 Preview Predicted Big Things for Simpson
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For some casual fans, it may seem like Webb Simpson came out of nowhere. For Athlon and Brandel Chamblee, though, Simpson's breakthrough is not that surprising. Here's what we had to say about Simpson in our 2012 preview back in February, when we ranked him No. 12 among our 20 players to watch in the 2012 majors.