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  • I can still win, says Woods after taking route 66

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods celebrated a lengthy birdie putt on his penultimate hole with one of his trademark fist pumps on the way to his lowest round of the year in relation to par at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia on Friday. Woods, who has mainly struggled on the PGA Tour this season while…

    Reuters
  • Missing father of golfer Billy Hurley found safe in Texas

    The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III was found safe in Texas after he went missing for nearly two weeks, police said Friday. Willard Hurley Jr., 61, was unharmed and told police in Leesburg, Virginia, he had simply been traveling. Police had traced him to Texarkana, Texas, before a…

    The Associated Press
  • Rickie Fowler make last-shot ace, buys beer for the media after round

    Rickie Fowler bought a round of drinks for the media after making a hole-in-one to end his first round at the Quicken Loans National

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  • Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

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  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Quicken Loans National scores

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Quicken Loans National at the par-71 course on Friday in Gainesville, Virginia. The cut was set at 140. -11 Ryo Ishikawa (Japan) 63 68 -10 Kevin Chappell (U.S.) 64 68 Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 67 65 -9 David Lingmerth (Sweden) 68 65 -8 Jimmy…

    Reuters
  • What, exactly, is Tiger aiming for this week at Quicken Loans National?

    On Tuesday at the Quicken Loans National, Woods said he spent a few days with his children in the Bahamas following his short week at the Open Championship.

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  • Wie withdraws from Women's British Open with ankle injury

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie withdrew from the Women's British Open after 13 holes of her second round on Friday, soon after aggravating her left ankle injury by slipping as she walked off a tee box.

    Associated Press
  • PGA unveils shifted schedule for Olympic return

    Gainesville (United States) (AFP) - Golf's return to the Olympics for the first time since 1904 has caused several major scheduling shifts in the 2015-16 US PGA Tour season tournament lineup released Thursday.

    AFP
  • Hong Kong Open set for Dustin and Justin show

    Former US Open champion Justin Rose and the man who agonisingly lost on the final green at the event this year, big-hitting Dustin Johnson, will headline a revitalised 2015 Hong Kong Open, it was announced Thursday. American Johnson and Englishman Rose, ranked fifth and seventh in the world…

    AFP
  • Hortal of Spain takes 1st-round lead in Madeira Islands Open

    SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) -- Antonio Hortal of Spain carded a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Madeira Islands Open on Thursday.

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  • Golf-Lawrie knocked out of his own match play tournament

    LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - An "horrendous" second-round performance sent the tournament host sliding to defeat in the inaugural Paul Lawrie Matchplay in Aberdeen on Friday. The 1999 British Open champion was beaten one up by fellow Scot Chris Doak who will now meet former Ryder Cup player David…

    Reuters
  • Local favorite Tom Lehman leads 3M Championship

    The past couple of years have not been happy homecomings for Tom Lehman. The local favorite shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship. The 64 was Lehman's lowest score since November 2012.

    The Associated Press
  • Support wounded warriors by playing in World's Largest Golf Outing

    The annual golf event, held this year on Aug. 3, aims to raise $1 million in support of Wounded Warrior Project

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  • Wie drops out as Pettersen sets pace at windy Turnberry

    Norway's Suzann Pettersen surged two strokes clear of the field while world number 17 Michelle Wie of the U.S. pulled out with a sore ankle in the Women's British Open second round on Friday. Pettersen, ranked sixth in the world, overcame a strong breeze at the Turnberry links to shoot a…

    Reuters
  • Kim Hyo Joo takes early edge over Ko and Kerr

    South Korea's Kim Hyo Joo produced the shot and the round of the day to lead the Women's British Open by a shot from Lydia Ko and Cristie Kerr at sunbathed Turnberry on Thursday. Kim took advantage of the favourable weather to post a seven under par 65 and raise her hopes of adding a second major…

    AFP
  • Golf-Not so hard for 'Big Easy' after kidney stone worries

    Ernie Els put behind him a fear over potential kidney stones and the disadvantage of no pre-tournament practice rounds this week as he surged into contention for the Quicken Loans National in Virginia on Thursday. The big South African, who has struggled for consistency on the 2014-15 PGA Tour,…

    Reuters
  • Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans

    Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday in the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. On the third hole, he missed the green well left and had to get up-and-down for bogey. Woods got a fortunate deflection off a marshal left of the green on the…

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