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The First Cut takes you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter in the sport of golf. Rick Gehman (@RickRunGood) and Greg Ducharme (@therealgfd) join us every week for PGA Tour DFS, betting picks and information you need to know to win your 'One and Done' pools. Kyle Porter (@KylePorterCBS) and Mark Immelman (@mark_immelman) bring you the news to know and expert analysis on the world's most elite players.
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The First Cut takes you inside the ropes of the golf world, on the PGA Tour and beyond. Tournament previews and picks, deep dives into the players and storylines that matter in the sport of golf. Rick Gehman (@RickRunGood) and Greg Ducharme (@therealgfd) join us every week for PGA Tour DFS, betting picks and information you need to know to win your 'One and Done' pools. Kyle Porter (@KylePorterCBS) and Mark Immelman (@mark_immelman) bring you the news to know and expert analysis on the world's most elite players.
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    Saying adiós to Mexico 🇲🇽 as we head to the Sunshine State (2/24)

    Saying adiós to Mexico 🇲🇽 as we head to the Sunshine State (2/24)

    Kyle Porter and Mark Immelman place a bow on the WGC-Mexico Championship and look ahead to the Florida Swing. For many people who follow the PGA Tour, this week was the first time getting a real exposure to South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen. Mark Immelman details why we should expect to see him at the top of leaderboards more often this season (6:40). Tyrell Hatton and Hideki Matsuyama led the field in Strokes Gained: Tee to Green in Mexico, are they contenders or pretenders for this upcoming major season (15:40)? Mexico’s top golfers Abraham Ancer and Carlos Ortiz are coming off a wonderful week in their native country. What are expectations for these guys moving forward this season (19:30)? Dustin Johnson has been traveling the world this year playing golf with less than spectacular results, what are the feeling about DJ moving into this crucial part of the PGA Tour season (23:00). The troubles continued for Jordan Spieth at Chapultepec, how can he turn his game around to climb up the Official World Golf Ranking instead of continue this fall (28:00)? Josh Teater isn’t a household name, but he represents a reality for most professional golfers across the world. We go into what a win or great finish can mean for these kind of journeymen players (36:10). Finally we wrap with a brief preview of the Honda Classic and whether or not Brooks Koepka’s lingering knee injury will have a major impact on his play moving forward (41:30).

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    Patrick Reed wins star-studded WGC-Mexico Championship (2/23)

    Patrick Reed wins star-studded WGC-Mexico Championship (2/23)

    Patrick Reed notched his 8th career PGA Tour victory and 2nd WGC. We go into what earned a victory for the golfer formerly known as ‘Captain America’ (1:00). The tournament was Bryson DeChambeau’s to lose in Mexico, what went wrong during our favorite physicists’ final round (10:30). Rory McIlroy notched a top-five finish despite having a less than stellar week on the putting surface. What can we expect from the number one ranked player in world when we hit the Florida swing (20:00)? Jon Rahm had a roller coaster week in Mexico, what went wrong for Rahmbo after his amazing 61 on Saturday (28:10)? Justin Thomas delivered a disappointing two-over performance on Sunday, should we be concerned about his “Club Pro Guy-esque” performance in round four(33:40)? We also bring you an update on the official ‘First Cut One and Done’ league where everyone dogs Mark for once again picking a dud (38:50). Viktor Hovland notched his first PGA Tour victory at the opposite-field Puerto Rico Open. That tournament has produced a bevy of fantastic runner-ups but winners never seem to find much success afterward winning. Can Hovland be the one to break this trend (47:00)?
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    Bryson in front of crowded leaderboard at WGC-Mexico Championship

    Bryson in front of crowded leaderboard at WGC-Mexico Championship

    Rick Gehman, Mark Immelman and Greg Ducharme breakdown all the action through the first two rounds of the WGC-Mexico Championship. Bryson DeChambeau is your 36-hole leader at Chapultepec, after posting a 63 on Friday. The gang goes into why our favorite mad scientist had such a great day (5:30). Erik van Rooyen posted an impressive bogey-free 62. What can we expect from the South African over the weekend (9:00)? Patrick Reed has once again found himself in the media spotlight after Brooks Koepka’s comments on the bunker incident at the 2019 Hero World Challenge. Despite the negative attention, Reed gained over 5 strokes putting on Friday. How does ‘Captain America’ use controversy to fuel his game (13:30)? Justin Thomas and Hideki Matsuyama’s made big moves in the 2nd round, our crew breaks down what went well for these guys on Friday (17:30). World No. 1 Rory McIlroy’s lead was gone before he even teed off on Friday. After an impressive back-nine performance, Rors found himself back in the mix. What does he need to do in order to win in Mexico (19:50)? After the break, our crew brings you their picks for the weekend (25:00) as well as an update for The First Cut’s One and Done league.
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    • 42 min
    WGC-Mexico Championship 🇲🇽 - DFS, Betting and Picks (2/18)

    WGC-Mexico Championship 🇲🇽 - DFS, Betting and Picks (2/18)

    The PGA Tour heads south of the border this week for the WGC-Mexico Championship. Rick Gehman and Greg Ducharme are here to breakdown what you need to know ahead of this week’s tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. 

    Corse Breakdown and Key Stats (5:10)

    Player Breakdown by DraftKings Pricing
    $10K and Above - 10:30
    $9K - 17:40
    $8K - 26:40
    $7K and Below - 32:50

    Head-to-Head Picks (51:30)

    Outright Selections and One & Done Picks (55:00)

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Will Haskett joins the pod to talk WGC-Mexico Championship (2/16)

    Will Haskett joins the pod to talk WGC-Mexico Championship (2/16)

    PGA Tour Radio’s Will Haskett joins Kyle Porter for an early preview of the WGC-Mexico Championship. First we open up with a Genesis Invitational recap where we breakdown what makes Riviera so special (0:30). We also dive into some Premier Golf League talk as Will gives his opinion on the viability of this potential upstart tour (17:00). Rory McIlroy enters the week as one of the favorites to win the WGC-Mexico Championship, is he going to show up and be the ‘alpha’ that we expect him to be (27:30)? Find out what fans can expect to see this week at Club de Golf Chapultepec (32:30). Jordan Spieth snuck into this field after a good week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, what are the expectations for him this week and moving forward (39:25)? Kyle and Will also give out their early One and Done picks for the WGC-Mexico Championship (44:00).
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    • 46 min
    Adam Scott wins the 2020 Genesis Invitational (2/16)

    Adam Scott wins the 2020 Genesis Invitational (2/16)

    Reunited and it feels so good, Kyle Porter and Rick Gehman team up to break down the 2020 Genesis Invitational. Our First Cut buddies give their reactions to the tournament and course conditions (1:30). Adam Scott is finally an “official” champion at Riviera, our crew breaks down what went down on Sunday that led to Scott’s first PGA Tour victory since 2016 (4:25). Matt Kuchar came up short after holding a lead or co-lead through the first three rounds. Kyle and Rick talk about their trust level in Kuchar going forward (11:40). One person who wished they could have had their Sunday back was Rory McIlroy, what went wrong for Rors (14:30)? The gang also dives into Dustin Johnson’s up-and-down weekend at Riviera (20:30). A big surprise was Bryson Dechambeau, our crew delves into his surprisingly consistent performance out west (25:00). After the break, the guys go into their disappointments for the week including Brooks Koepka, Jon Rahm and Jordan Spieth (28:25). Tournament host Tiger Woods had a weekend to forget, he finished last among players to make the cut, should we be concerned about Big Cat moving forward (36:50)? 
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