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  • Lexi Thompson's newest photo shoot will catch your attention

    Lexi Thompson first entered the public consciousness at 12 years old when she qualified for the U.S. Now at 19, Thompson has set LPGA records as their youngest champion (since eclipsed by Lydia Ko) and won a major championship. Thompson dons a bikini in what would probably be considered in golf…

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  • Maybe Tiger Woods should take the Geoff Ogilvy route of practice

    Did you see what Geoff Ogilvy wrote the other day about how he found his game again? Tiger Woods, on the other hand, said this on Monday: "I think that's something -- you have to understand your practice sessions, you've got to be able to understand your practice sessions, those practice sessions,…

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  • Wentworth Golf Club sold to Chinese investors

    Wentworth Golf Club sold to Chinese investorsVIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Wentworth Golf Club, one of Britain's most famous courses and the headquarters of the European Tour, has been sold to Chinese firm Reignwood Investments for 135 million pounds

    The Associated Press
  • Ponte Vedra holds unique place in Ryder Cup history

    If you mention the name "Ponte Vedra," the normal response is usually "TPC Sawgrass" or "home of the PGA Tour." But what if the 1939 Ryder Cup hadn't been canceled? How might things have turned out differently for the area - and for the golf industry -- if the matches had taken place at Ponte Vedra…

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  • West Coast could suffer from Match Play move

    Some 20 years ago, there was a feeling that the PGA Tour didn't really get going until Florida. Among the contributing factors — the busy end to the FedEx Cup season that forces players to pace themselves during the year, the start of a new season and moving the Match Play Championship to the first…

    Associated Press
  • 10 thoughts on the Tour Championship

    1. If you don't get Tiger, Rory or Phil: You could make the argument that if Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, or Phil Mickelson isn't going to win the year's last tournament then it's a crapshoot in terms of interest between a bunch of other guys...including Billy Horschel. 2. High road for Rory: In his…

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  • Montreal Canadiens interviews from the annual golf tournament

    Montreal Canadiens interviews from the annual golf tournament As the players & members of the management assembled for the team's official golf tournament, many of them spoke to the media. Here are the interviews. Carey Price Max Pacioretty

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  • Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

    A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges…

    Associated Press
  • Asian Tour heads to pastures new with Dubai yearender

    The Asian Tour launched its first foray into the Middle East on Monday when it announced its new season-ending tournament would take place in the United Arab Emirates and be called the Dubai Open. Under the terms of a three-year deal, the new tournament will take place in December at an as yet to…

    Reuters
  • Here are some fun Ryder Cup odds

    Here are some fun Ryder Cup oddsThe Ryder Cup is a little over a week away and that means we need to take a look at some of the odds for Gleneagles.Here's a gander:To winEurope: -185U.S.: +175 Tie: +1100I don't hate the tie here. A tie would be 14-14

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  • Rory McIlroy's 55 consecutive made putts isn't the best approach for average golfer

    Rory McIlroy's 55 consecutive made putts isn't the best approach for average golfer Before his final round at the Tour Championship on Sunday, we saw Rory McIlroy make 55 consecutive putts from the same spot. "My question is, 'Was it beneficial?'" said Eric Alpenfels, a PGA Professional and…

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  • Tiger expects 'very full' schedule next season

    Tiger expects 'very full' schedule next season Woods, speaking during a news conference for the Dec. 4-7 Hero World Challenge in Orlando, an event he hosts and where the former world number one is scheduled to make his return, said his focus until now had been solely on regaining his strength. "I…

    Reuters
  • Tiger Woods laughs off Rory McIlroy's age comments

    For reasons still unknown to many, Rory McIlroy created a bit of a stir last week when he said that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were playing the“last few holes” of their careers. The comments were taken out of context, the headline worse than the actual well-thought-out response, and even Tiger…

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  • Know your opponents: Team USA uncovered

    With the ins and outs of Paul McGinley's European Team already covered in some depth, we think it would be remiss if the minutiae of their US counterparts were not highlighted in similar detail. If the powers that be the other side of the pond were keen to place a man at the helm who had been there…

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  • Alan Fadel tops US Senior Amateur qualifiers

    Alan Fadel tops US Senior Amateur qualifiersNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Alan Fadel shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to top the 64 match-play qualifiers. The 59-year-old Fadel, a financial adviser from Toledo, Ohio, had a 7-under

    The Associated Press
  • Research and Markets: Global Golf Equipment Manufacturing Market 2014-2019: Trend, Profit and Forecast Analysis

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/45g7h9/global_golf) has announced the addition of the "Global Golf Equipment Manufacturing Market 2014-2019: Trend, Profit and Forecast Analysis" report to their offering. The global golf equipment manufacturing market declined during…

    Business Wire
  • Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

    Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career with the biggest payoff in golf. Horschel pulled away from a self-destructing Rory McIlroy early, and then holed two clutch putts that felt like $10 million to hold off Jim Furyk on the back nine at East Lake. Horschel's career earnings…

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  • The Links: PGA of America apologizes to Rickie Fowler for Valhalla end

    The PGA of America apologized to Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson for the way the PGA Championship ended. If the Europeans are happy with the composition of the American team, shouldn’t that be a red flag for Watson and the PGA of America, which helps run the Ryder Cup? This from Geoff Ogilvy on…

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