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  • LydiaKo
    For Lydia Ko, wrist and cyst go hand-in-hand

    If reports are true, Lydia Ko may be facing wrist surgery that would require months of recovery. Reports are surfacing from a variety of sources indicating that the Kiwi teen has had a cyst drained on occasion...

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    Bubba Watson stuck in a maze

    You know you’ve arrived when…you have a corn maze cut in your image. About 20 miles away from Bubba Watson’s hometown of Bagdad, Fla., Sweet Season Farms in Berrydale plans to cut the gem pictured above as...

    • Posted 2 days ago
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    Photos from the Deutsche Bank Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, where the top-100 players in the points standings convene at TPC Boston to compete for 75 spots to move...

    • Posted 2 days ago
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  • PGA Tour Strokes Gained Driving
    PGA Tour rolls out new Strokes gained: Tee-to-green statistic

    Today, the PGA Tour is officially rolling out a new statistical metric: strokes gained: tee-to-green. In addition, the Tour will tally a combined “strokes gained: total”, which is an aggregate of the strokes gained-putting figure and strokes...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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    Photos from The Barclays 2014

    GolfWRX is live this week from the first event in the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs – The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. The course will play as a par 71, measuring 7,319 yards for...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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    Palmer undergoes pacemaker implant procedure

    Eighty-four-year-old Arnold Palmer, winner of 62 events during his career, including seven major championships, underwent a procedure Monday to install a pacemaker implant to correct an abnormal heartbeat, according to Palmer’s website, www.arnoldpalmer.com. Palmer will turn 85 on...

    • Posted 10 days ago
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    The Barclays: Fantasy Cheat Sheet

    Here we are. It all comes down to this. While those outside the final 125 in the FedEx Cup standings (or money list) up to number 200 are headed to the four-week Web.com Tour Finals to keep...

    • Posted 10 days ago
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    Rory McIlroy just had the best week ever

    Since outlasting his challengers at the PGA Championship at Valhalla August 10th, Rory McIlroy has been on something of an international brofest. And while it’s unclear how is off-course fun compares to, say winning two majors and...

    • Posted 11 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...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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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 19 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 19 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 22 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 22 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 23 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 24 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 24 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 25 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 25 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 26 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 26 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 27 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 28 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 29 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 29 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 30 days ago
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    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 33 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 34 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 36 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 39 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 40 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 40 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 41 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 42 days ago
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    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 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 44 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 44 days ago
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