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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 74 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 74 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 75 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 75 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 76 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 76 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 77 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 77 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 79 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 79 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 80 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 81 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 81 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 85 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 86 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 88 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 90 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 91 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 92 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 92 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 93 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 94 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 94 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 95 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 95 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 95 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 95 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 95 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 97 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 97 days ago
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  • McIlroy
    Watch Rory McIlroy hit a 436-yard drive

    What’s more fun than driving a driveable par-4? When you’re Rory McIlroy, it’s driving a usually non-driveable par-4. McIlroy’s first-round 64 at the Aberdeen Scottish Open including a 436-yard bomb off the 13th tee that found the...

    • Posted 101 days ago
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    Snedeker hires Butch Harmon as new coach

    Brandt Snedeker has ended his seven-year relationship with coach Todd Anderson and will be employing the services of Butch Harmon. Snedeker was fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking just last year. Regardless of your opinion of...

    • Posted 103 days ago
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  • Fantasy Cheat Sheet: The John Deere Classic

    It’s always interesting watching the faces of golfers as they sink their final putt of a tournament. If all you saw was the reaction, it would tell you enough to get an idea of how the last...

    • Posted 104 days ago
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  • IceBucketChallenge
    Golfers and this thing called the Ice Bucket Challenge

    The #icebucketchallenge is simple. Dump a bucket of water and ice cubes on your head, get it on camera and call out the next challenger. If you don’t subject yourself to freezing cold water within 24 hours,...

    • Posted 105 days ago
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  • Angel Cabrera
    Cabrera takes Greenbrier Classic title

    A Billy Hurley III victory at the Greenbrier Classic on Independence Day weekend would have been a good story. Hurley graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and served his country for five years, including a two-year term...

    • Posted 106 days ago
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  • TimFinchem
    PGA Tour Match Play Championship moves to TPC Harding Park, changes format

    The PGA Tour’s Match Play Championship will see a new format in 2015, which was long overdue. News broke on Wednesday morning when PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced that the event will be switching venues to...

    • Posted 109 days ago
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    Have you seen this? Bubba Watson cranks drivers with shoppers at Golfsmith

    BUBBA & GOLFSMITH from Bubba Watson on Vimeo. Fresh off a flight into Los Angeles a few weeks back, the No. 3-ranked golfer in the world, Bubba Watson, decided to stop by an area Golfsmith to drive...

    • Posted 109 days ago
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    Rickie Fowler involved in a car crash, says he’s OK

    Rickie Fowler was the driver in a car crash near his home in Jupiter, Fla., on Tuesday night, which left him briefly hospitalized at JFK Medical Center with cuts and abrasions near his hairline, according to reports....

    • Posted 110 days ago
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