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  • Jordan Spieth on U.S. Open Ruling: I Wouldn't Have Hit Another Shot

    (c) 2016 Time Inc. Mike Davis Reacts to U.S. Open Rules Controversy USGA Executive Director Mike Davis explains why Dustin Johnson was assessed a penalty during the final round of the 2016 U.S. Open.Jordan Spieth has never been afraid to express his displeasure on the golf course. It shouldn't be…

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  • Muirfield members will vote again on admitting female members

    After the backlash from the vote six weeks ago, Muirfield members are hoping a do-over can restore their club's reputation.

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  • Billy Hurley's Quicken Loans Win Brought Grown Men to Tears

    (c) 2016 Time Inc. Billy Hurley Talks About His First Win on the PGA Tour Newly-minted Quicken Loans National champion Billy Hurley III on the whirlwind that followed his first PGA Tour victory.AKRON, Ohio -- Once Billy Hurley III found his way to Firestone Country Club here Tuesday, which wasn't…

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  • Tiger Woods: Don't know if I'll play in 2016

    Unable to play in his own tournament, Tiger Woods cast doubt over whether he'll tee it up at all this season.

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  • Golfers Day, Lowry withdraw from Olympics over Zika fears

    Australia's world number one Jason Day and Ireland's Shane Lowry on Tuesday became the latest golfers to withdraw from the Rio Olympics because of fears over the Zika virus. "It is with deep regret I announce that I will not be competing in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games this coming August in Rio de…

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  • 2017 PGA Tour Schedule: 7 Changes for the New Season

    The PGA Tour season is far from over, but 2016-17 is already upon us, at least in terms of a tournament schedule. It will still take place at Silverado Country Club in Napa, Calif., (from Oct. 13-16) and will feature Phil Mickelson for just the second time in his career. 2. QUAIL HOLLOW TURNS MAJOR…

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    Jordan Spieth talks about the Olympics before Bridgestone Invitational

    Prior to the 2016 World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational, Jordan Spieth talks about his participation in the upcoming Olympic games and whether he feels a "the burden" of being a top player having to make that decision.

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  • Flood carves a path of destruction at historic resort

    At West Virginia's usually immaculate Greenbrier resort, the grandstands set up for a PGA tournament that was supposed to start the week of July Fourth now look out on a muddy, gouged-out golf course strewn with trash, tires, refrigerators and severed trees. The devastating floods that swept…

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  • Webb running out of time for Olympic dream

    One of Karrie Webb's greatest thrills was carrying the Olympic torch on the eve of the Sydney Games in 2000. It's the reason Webb, a Hall of Famer with nothing left to prove, keeps a full schedule at age 41. Golf is back in the Olympics for the first time in 112 years, and Australia's greatest…

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  • No.1 Day confirms Aussie Open after Olympic pullout

    World number one Jason Day Wednesday said he will head home to play the Australian Open this year, a day after becoming the latest golfer to withdraw from the Olympics. The Australian has not teed off at his national Open since 2013 due to injuries and family issues and will line up alongside world…

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  • European Ryder Cup race hots up in Paris

    The tournament has double points on offer for Europe's Ryder Cup hopefuls, as well as counting as two events in the Race to Dubai, after the European Tour attempted to dissuade their biggest stars from ignoring the event in favour of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in the United States. Four-time…

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  • Golf-Montgomerie clinches British Open spot in qualifying

    Scotland's Colin Montgomerie will play at the British Open for the first time in six years after coming through final qualifying on Tuesday to claim a place in next month's championship at Royal Troon. The 53-year-old shot a five-under-par aggregate after 36 holes at Gailes Links to take the final…

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  • Olympics-World No.1 golfer Day withdraws over Zika fears

    (Adds details) June 28 (Reuters) - The world's top-ranked golfer Jason Day on Tuesday withdrew from August's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, citing fears over the Zika virus. "The reason for my decision is my concerns about the possible transmission of the Zika virus and the potential risks that it may…

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  • Omar Uresti opens 2-shot lead in PGA Professional

    Former PGA Tour player Omar Uresti shot a 2-under 70 on Tuesday at Turning Stone to increase his lead to two strokes in the PGA Professional Championship. The top 20 after the final round Wednesday will earn spots next month in the PGA Championship at Baltusrol in New Jersey. The 47-year-old…

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  • Spieth facing long odds of a better year than '15

    Any other year, Jordan Spieth would feel this has been a very good season. At the halfway point of 2016, he already has two victories. The other was even better, earning his first PGA Tour title in his home state when he birdied the last three holes at Colonial.

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  • Golf's gender divide over Rio, and Zika

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes (Reuters) - When it comes to golfers and their interest in competing at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a curious gender divide is emerging which, at first glance, is counter-intuitive. While world number one Jason Day and fourth-ranked Rory McIlroy are among…

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  • McDowell among 11 alternates added to British Open

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Graeme McDowell, Francesco Molinari and Ryan Palmer are among 11 alternates added to the field for the British Open.

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    Jason Day news conference prior to the Bridgestone Inviational

    Prior to the 2016 World Golf Championships – Bridgestone Invitational, Jordan Spieth talks about a variety of topics, including his decision not to play in the 2016 Olympics, the course setup at Firestone CC, and his excitement over the Cavaliers winning the NBA Championship

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  • Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

    For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro. Ten eligible players over the last two months have pulled out of the Olympics, six of the specifically citing concerns about the Zika virus. Shane Lowry and…

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    Jason Day talks Firestone before Bridgestone Invitational

    Prior to the 2016 World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational, Jason Day talks about the way he approaches the South Course at Firestone Country Club.

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