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  • Rory2
    4 things to know from Round 1 of the PGA Championship

    The first round of the PGA Championship didn’t disappoint if strange story lines and low scores are what you’re into. The Bubba Watson saga, which started with his refusal to compete in the PGA Championship’s long drive...

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    Photos from the 2014 PGA Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The course, designed by Jack Nicklaus, will play as a par-71 measuring 7,458 yards for the championship. Most recently, Valhalla...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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  • TigerWoods
    No signs of pain, but Tiger struggles in Round 1 of the PGA Championship

    Tiger Woods finished Round 1 of the PGA Championship seemingly pain free, albeit with a 3-over-par 74. When he limped off the course last week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, even showing up for the PGA Championship seemed...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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    Analyze this: Padraig Harrington’s Happy Gilmore long drive swing

    The return of the long drive competition at the PGA Championship Tuesday was notable for few reasons. Bubba Watson was a spoilsport and refused to participate. Jack Nicklaus’ long drive from the 1963 competition with a persimmon...

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    Tiger arrives at the PGA Championship: How long will he last?

    Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla on Wednesday, ending three days of speculation as to whether or not he would attempt to play in this year’s PGA Championship. On Sunday, Woods withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with back...

    • Posted 40 days ago
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  • Bubba
    Bubba Watson hits 3 iron in protest of long drive contest

    The PGA Championship hosted a long-drive contest at hole No. 10 during Tuesday’s practice round, but Bubba Watson took a strong stance against the shenanigans. Just last week, Watson hit a drive 424 yards at the WGC-Bridgestone...

    • Posted 41 days ago
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  • Adam Scott 2014 PGA Champ spotlight
    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: 2014 PGA Championship

    When Tiger Woods was dominating weekly tournaments in his prime, there was a pace to his walk that bordered on cocky and boasted of confidence. It didn’t matter how good Phil Mickelson was playing, he was coming...

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  • McIlroy returns to world No. 1. Can anyone stop him?

    Rory McIlroy has been red hot of late, and a new No. 1 ranking reflects his stellar play. Adam Scott, who held the Official World Rankings No. 1 ranking for a total of 11 weeks, was knocked from...

    • Posted 42 days ago
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  • Rory
    2014 PGA Championship Betting Odds

    Who’s your pick this week for the PGA Championship? The professionals like Rory McIlroy (5/1), whose current hot streak includes back-to-back victories at The Open Championship and the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Those two wins have earned the 25-year-old...

    • Posted 42 days ago
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  • Tigerinjury
    Tiger withdraws, re-injures surgically repaired back

    Tiger Woods withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational after hitting his tee shot on hole No. 9. The driver swing, which sent the ball left of the fairway, left him grimacing and bending over in pain. He was...

    • Posted 43 days ago
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  • Tiger switches drivers in Akron
    Tiger’s driver: Major outlets report what you probably already knew

    If you take a look at the golf news today, there are reports from almost every major outlet (thanks largely to the dissemination of an AP piece by Doug Ferguson) that Tiger Woods was using his prototype...

    • Posted 44 days ago
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  • Johnson Casey scandal
    Recapping the reaction to Dustin Johnson news and rumors

    If one word could describe the news cycle surrounding the Dustin Johnson saga, it would be this: Escalation. On Monday, Johnson had simply withdrawn from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational due to the ever-vague “personal reasons.” Three days later,...

    • Posted 44 days ago
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    Report: D. Johnson suspended for failed drug test

    Updated: 7:10 p.m. EST Dustin Johnson failed a drug test, testing positive for cocaine and will serve a six-month suspension from the PGA Tour, according to Golf.com. The story says that it was the 30-year-old’s third failed...

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    Back9Network Founder and CEO Jamie Bosworth Abruptly Resigns

    In a surprising move and just a month after the network announced a carriage deal with DirecTV, Back9Network founder and CEO Jamie Bosworth has resigned. As reported by the Hartford Business Journal, the network says Bosworth is...

    • Posted 45 days ago
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  • Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from competitive golf

    Dustin Johnson announced Thursday that he will take a leave of absence from professional golf to seek professional help for “personal challenges.” The eight-time PGA Tour winner, who also withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Monday citing...

    • Posted 46 days ago
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    WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Photos

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club (South) in Akron, Ohio. The South course, a par-70, will measure 7,400 yards for the event. Each of the top-50 qualifiers in the...

    • Posted 46 days ago
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    Nike to release limited-run MM Proto Irons

    Nike’s MM Proto Irons, which have had blade-lovers drooling since being spotted at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this week, will be released to the public on August 4th as part of a limited run, Nike Golf announced on Wednesday...

    • Posted 47 days ago
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    Golf World is now a digital weekly. Will anyone care?

    As you may have heard, Golf World, the oldest golf-related publication in the U.S., has abandoned its print edition and is now entirely digital. According to Press Gazette, Golf World’s UK distribution was down more than 12...

    • Posted 47 days ago
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  • Obama
    President Obama’s “POTUS 44″ golf ball found… in the woods

    Over the weekend, President Barack Obama reportedly sniped his opening tee shot into the woods during a round at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Apparently the guys from PTI either let the President take a “breakfast ball,”...

    • Posted 48 days ago
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  • RoryMcIlroy
    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

    The end is near. With Firestone hosting this week’s limited field World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational, and Reno, Nev., hosting the Barracuda Championship, it marks the second to last non-major tournament prior to the FedEx Cup playoffs. After...

    • Posted 49 days ago
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  • TimClark2
    Tim Clark: An Underappreciated South African

    Heading into the final round of the 2014 RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal Golf Club on Sunday, it appeared a pretty safe bet that a four-year PGA Tour winless drought was going to be expunged. And...

    • Posted 50 days ago
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  • TimClark
    Clark switches to split-grip chipping style

    If you saw Tim Clark on television during the RBC Canadian Open, you may have noticed the unique way he gripped the club on chip shots. The South African, who is currently second in the tournament behind...

    • Posted 51 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 LPGA International Crown

    GolfWRX is live this week from the inaugural LPGA International Crown, which is a global match play competition that includes eight teams consisting of four players, each representing their nation. The host course for the event is...

    • Posted 53 days ago
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    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: RBC Canadian Open

    If you think the John Deere Classic has the unenviable position of preceding a trip across the Atlantic Ocean for the British Open, imagine being the organizer for the RBC Canadian Open. Players are jet-lagged, tired and...

    • Posted 55 days ago
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  • Cristie Kerr
    A perfect balance: Kerr enjoys success on course, fulfillment off

    Cristie Kerr has been a mainstay on the LPGA Tour for more than 15 years. With 16 wins, two major championships and nearly $16 million in career earnings, she has remained competitive year in and year out....

    • Posted 56 days ago
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  • U.S. Open - Preview Day 2
    McIlroy’s Dad Wins $171,000 Bet on Son

    Rory McIlroy is winning big these days, and not just for himself. The Northern Irishman opened the final round of the 2014 Open Championship with a six-shot lead, and while his margin was shaved to two on...

    • Posted 57 days ago
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  • RoryWins
    McIlroy wins The Open Championship

    Rory McIlroy, at just 25-years old, added a third leg of the career Grand Slam on Sunday at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, adding his first Claret Jug to his 2011 U.S. Open and 2012 PGA Championship victories....

    • Posted 57 days ago
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    McIlroy (16-under) takes 6 shot lead at The Open

    Ivor Robson has the afternoon off. The sweet-tenored announcer who hasn’t taken a bathroom break in 37 years of presentations, who has spawned an unending and indelible line of imitators, was reduced to introducing merely half the...

    • Posted 58 days ago
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  • Rory1
    McIlroy rolls in Round 2, leads by 4 shots

    It was another day at Hoylake and another defense was added to the course’s repertoire. Not that Hoylake suddenly became U.S. Open tough. The winds largely absent during the first round emerged on Friday, consistently blowing 15-to-20...

    • Posted 59 days ago
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    Tiger makes late triple bogey, finishes on the cut line

    Tiger Woods started his second round at Royal Liverpool much like he finished it. That put the three-time British winner in jeopardy of missing his second cut in 18 appearances at the championship. Woods’ rocky start included...

    • Posted 59 days ago
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    Young guns McIlroy and Manassero lead the way at Hoylake

    There were really no big surprises in Round 1 at the Open Championship…depending on how you felt about Tiger Woods coming into the event. It’s been eight years since Woods’ triumphant march around Hoylake and the man...

    • Posted 60 days ago
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    Day’s thumb injury remains an issue at The Open

    Jason Day sought medical attention for his left thumb immediately after Round 1 play of The Open Championship. He shot a 1-over-par 73 despite playing in obvious discomfort throughout the day. On hole No. 14, Day’s iron shot...

    • Posted 60 days ago
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    Breaking down Tiger Woods’ opening 69

    If you joined your intrepid journalist in waking up to catch Tiger Woods’ opening tee shot at 4:10 a.m. ET, you likely felt OK about his effort, which found the left side of the fairway. “OK He...

    • Posted 60 days ago
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    Social Media roundup from The Open Championship

    Here’s what people are talking about on social media during Round 1 of The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. ——————————————————- A quick Vine of Tiger hitting a marshall in the head with his drive after a single...

    • Posted 61 days ago
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  • Singleton
    The Open Championship’s most unlikely contestant

    John Singleton had some jitters on the first tee like a lot of Open Championship contestants. The difference? Singleton doesn’t play golf for a living; he works at a resin factory in nearby Birkenhead. To qualify for the event,...

    • Posted 61 days ago
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    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: The Open Championship

    Going back to being a kid, the British Open has always been my favorite major tournament. While I love the Masters, I’ve always been incited in my soul by wind, cloudy conditions and the imagery of a...

    • Posted 62 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 LPGA Marathon Classic

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 LPGA Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I at the Highlands Meadow Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. The course will play as a par-71 measuring 6,514 yards for...

    • Posted 62 days ago
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    2014 Open Championship (British Open) Odds

    As the players head to Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, it’s hard not to start getting that feeling. The Open Championship always has a different feel to it than a normal PGA Tour tournament, or...

    • Posted 63 days ago
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    Holly Sonders’ move to Fox is the right next step

    It’s again onward and upward for Holly Sonders: The Golf Channel host is leaving the NBC-owned network to join Fox Sports. Reports indicate Sonders will do sideline reporting at NFL games in addition to, presumably, anchoring the...

    • Posted 64 days ago
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