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Justin Thomas poses for a picture with PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan. Photo: Tracy Wilcox/PGA TOUR via Getty Images

Justin Thomas beat Patrick Reed and Xander Schauffele in a three-man playoff to win the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii, this weekend.

By the numbers: It's the 26-year-old's third victory in his last six PGA Tour starts, and the 12th of his career, giving Thomas more wins than any other active player under 30.

Looking ahead: It's a new year, which means it's time to experience new things. If you've never organized a weekend trip to a PGA Tour event, make 2020 the year you do. Here are 12 upcoming stops with serious "golf vacation" potential:

Winter:

  • Jan. 23–26: Farmers Insurance Open (Torrey Pines Golf Club in San Diego)
  • Jan. 30–Feb. 2: Waste Management Phoenix Open (TPC Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz.)
  • Feb. 6–9: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif.)
  • March 12–15: The Players Championship (TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Verde Beach, Fla.)

Spring:

  • March 25–29: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas)
  • April 9–12: Masters Tournament (Augusta National in Augusta, Ga.)
  • April 16–19: RBC Heritage (Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, S.C.)
  • May 14–17: PGA Championship (TPC Harding Park in San Francisco)

Summer:

  • June 18–21: U.S. Open (Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y.)
  • July 16–19: The Open Championship (Royal St. George's Golf Club in Kent, England)
  • Aug. 13–16: The Northern Trust (TPC Boston in Norton, Mass.)
  • Aug. 27–30: Tour Championship (East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta)

Go deeper: Full PGA Tour schedule

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Dave Lawler, author of World
1 hour ago - World

Oxford and AstraZeneca's vaccine won't just go to rich countries

Waiting, in New Delhi. Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images

While the 95% efficacy rates for the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines are great news for the U.S. and Europe, Monday's announcement from Oxford and AstraZeneca may be far more significant for the rest of the world.

Why it matters: Oxford and AstraZeneca plan to distribute their vaccine at cost (around $3-4 per dose), and have already committed to providing over 1 billion doses to the developing world. The price tags are higher for the Pfizer ($20) and Moderna ($32-37) vaccines.

Updated 2 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

  1. Vaccines: Key information about the effective COVID-19 vaccines — Oxford University's 90%-effective vaccine.
  2. Health: U.S. coronavirus hospitalizations keep breaking recordsWhy we're numb to 250,000 coronavirus deaths — Americans line up for testing ahead of Thanksgiving.
  3. Travel: Air travel's COVID-created future — Over 1 million U.S. travelers flew on Friday, despite calls to avoid holiday travel.
  4. World: England to impose stricter regional systemU.S. coronavirus hotspots far outpacing Europe's — Portugal to ban domestic travel for national holidays.
  5. Economy: The biggest pandemic labor market drags.
  6. Sports: Coronavirus precautions leave college basketball schedule in flux.

Biden transition names first Cabinet nominees

Biden with John Kerry. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his nominations for top national security positions in his administration, tapping former Secretary of State John Kerry as his climate czar and former deputy national security adviser Avril Haines as director of national intelligence.

Why it matters: Haines, if confirmed, would make history as the first woman to oversee the U.S. intelligence community. Biden also plans to nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to become the first Latino secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.