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  • Rory McIlroy off to a hot start in his opening round at the Deutsche Bank Championship

    Three birdies over his first four holes for the No. 1 player in the world.

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  • Otto leads way in Italy as Gallacher revives Ryder Cup hopes

    (Reuters) - Stephen Gallacher produced a sparkling late rush of birdies on Friday to resuscitate his chances of earning an automatic Ryder Cup place at the final points-counting event, the Italian Open in Turin. The 39-year-old Scot was one of the late starters and began the second round trailing…

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  • New Technology to give Ryder Cup fans best experience ever

    RFID Wristbands enable fans to get more involved Fans to share their support globally on social networks Fans attending The 2014 Ryder Cup are set to enjoy one of the most technologically advanced golf events ever thanks to the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Spectators at…

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  • Ranking college football coaches by their golf games

    We are officially in college football season, which means it is the end of the golf season -- for college football coaches. To celebrate the start of the football season, we thought we would bring you the five best coaches, combining how their team performs on the gridiron with their handicap. Part…

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  • Golf-U.S. will miss Johnson more than Woods - Broadhurst

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - United States will miss the big-hitting Dustin Johnson in next month's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles more than former world number one Tiger Woods, according to 1991 European team member Paul Broadhurst. Woods ruled himself out of a possible wildcard pick…

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  • Ryder Cup update: Post Barclays

    First of all, Hunter Mahan made a serious case for a Captain's Pick consideration on Sept. 2. Winless since the 2012 Shell Houston Open, Mahan broke through for a timely victory at the Barclays. With five birdies in a seven-hole stretch (Nos. 11-17), Mahan could afford the bogey he made on the…

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  • Red-hot putting helps Palmer set Boston pace

    NORTON Massachusetts (Reuters) - American Ryan Palmer, whose putting has been razor sharp for the past six weeks, upstaged some of golf's biggest names as he surged into a two-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. The 37-year-old Texan, seeking a fourth PGA Tour victory, reeled off…

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  • Mismatch fears over McGinley dispelled: Price

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Phillip Price feared a mismatch when Europe chose Paul McGinley as captain to take on U.S. McGinley's modest playing record, and his overall standing in the sport, cannot compare to that of eight-times major winner Watson. He's very thoughtful, he seems to have…

    Reuters
  • Get to know: Sam Burns

    ? HOMETOWN: Shreveport, Lousiana.

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  • Get to know: Austin Connelly

    ? HOMETOWN: Irving, Texas

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  • Otto takes lead with 62; Gallacher gains momentum

    Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum. Otto, who won this event in 2008, carded nine birdies, one eagle and one bogey to…

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  • FedEx Cup: Where a week can change everything

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Stuart Appleby knows how one week can change everything during the FedEx Cup playoffs.

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  • Pettersen looks for third win in Portland

    Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club. The 33-year-old Norwegian hopes to join Nancy Lopez as the tournament's only three-time champion. Pettersen won the Portland…

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  • TPC Boston brings back big memories for Spieth

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has spent his second season going to PGA Tour courses he had seen only once, each of them filled with various memories.

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  • Mickelson in a bind with 4 straight playoff events

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup.

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  • I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic.

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  • McIlroy's break: lunch with Clinton, golf

    Players have a four-day break between FedEx Cup playoff events because of the Friday start at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Rory McIlroy played golf at Shinnecock Hills and spent one afternoon having a long lunch with former President Bill Clinton. ''I think he promised Hilary he had to do…

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