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  • RyderWoods
    Tiger Woods removes himself from Ryder Cup consideration

    Our long national nightmare is over: The Tiger Woods Ryder Cup decision has been made. The 38-year-old announced Wednesday that he was withdrawing himself from consideration for a spot in the Ryder Cup, ending months of speculation...

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    Spotted: President Obama Uses Game Golf

    Game Golf, the digital tracking application that records every shot played during a round of golf, has a brand new fan. And not just any fan. United States President Barack Obama was spotted this week with the GAME GOLF...

    • Posted 50 days ago
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  • Second1
    2nd Swing: Q&A with CEO Simon Kallal

    “There’s a lot of clubs on the market from three, four and five years ago that golfers are looking for and want to play,” says Simon Kallal, CEO of 2nd Swing. That’s nothing new to the golf...

    • Posted 50 days ago
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  • AdamsHQ
    Adams Golf HQ to close, TaylorMade Golf sales in decline

    The adidas Group, which is the parent company for Taylormade-adidas Golf and Adams Golf among others, is consolidating its Adams Golf Headquarters, currently operating in Plano, Texas to its global headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif. A company official...

    • Posted 50 days ago
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  • golftec1
    GolfTEC to add 100 PGA pros, CEO responds to industry declines

    As we reported on June 23, Dick’s Sporting Goods let go of its entire staff of PGA professionals, leaving an estimated 500 pros out of a job. The decision came amidst regular news of the decline in...

    • Posted 51 days ago
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  • RickiePhil2
    Top stories from the PGA Championship

    Something weird was in the air at the 2014 PGA Championship. Well, it did rain a lot, so maybe precipitation was the culprit. Rory McIlroy won his fourth major in some rather unusual circumstances, a fitting way...

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    Photos from the 2014 Wyndham Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. The Donald Ross design will play as a par 70 measuring 7,127 yards for the event. This is the final...

    • Posted 52 days ago
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  • RoryWins
    McIlroy wins PGA Championship for back-to-back major victories

    The PGA of America must be smiling broadly. It produced the intriguing, unexpected tournament denouement that the Masters, U.S. Open and Open Championship wish they might have offered in 2014. Understand that Bubba Watson, Martin Kaymer and...

    • Posted 53 days ago
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  • RoryFeat
    Will the PGA Championship be another boring Sunday?

    If the 2009 major championship season was the year of the botched storyline–Cabrera over Perry, Glover over Mickelson and Duval, Cink over Watson, Yang over Woods–the 2014 campaign has shaped up as the curse of the boring...

    • Posted 53 days ago
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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...

    • Posted 56 days ago
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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 56 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 56 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...

    • Posted 57 days ago
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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 57 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 58 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...

    • Posted 58 days ago
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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 59 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 59 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 60 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 61 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 61 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...

    • Posted 62 days ago
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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 62 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 63 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 63 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 63 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 63 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 64 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 65 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 67 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 68 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 69 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 72 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 73 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 74 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 74 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 75 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 76 days ago
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  • woods2
    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 76 days ago
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