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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.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • 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…

    PGA
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    PGA
  • Ryder Cup hopeful Bradley sets early pace at TPC Boston

    NORTON Massachusetts (Reuters) - Keegan Bradley gave his Ryder Cup prospects a timely boost as he charged into an early one-shot lead with a birdie-birdie finish to his opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. American Bradley, who is eager to be selected as one of three wildcard…

    Reuters
  • Golf - South Korea's Kim leads Portland Classic

    - South Korea's Kim In-Kyung fired a bogey-free seven-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Thursday.

    AFP
  • 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…

    PGA
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    RADIO: Golf and the Olympics

    Beyond the Scoreboard's Rick Horrow looks at the state of Olympic golf before the sport makes its debut at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.

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  • Get to know: Sam Burns

    ? HOMETOWN: Shreveport, Lousiana.

    PGA
  • Get to know: Austin Connelly

    ? HOMETOWN: Irving, Texas

    PGA
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

    The Associated Press
  • TPC Boston brings back big memories for Spieth

    Jordan Spieth has spent his second season going to PGA Tour courses he had seen only once, each of them filled with various memories. Spieth didn't win the Deutsche Bank Championship a year ago, though it sure felt like it. The round was stopped by storms, and with no golf being played, the TPC…

    The Associated Press
  • 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
  • Ailing Clark pulls out of Deutsche Bank Championship

    (Reuters) - South African Tim Clark has withdrawn from this week's Deutsche Bank Championship at the TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts because of an elbow injury, the PGA Tour said on Thursday. Clark, who clinched his second PGA Tour title at last month's Canadian Open, pulled out of last week's…

    Reuters
  • Playoff title, Ryder Cup add spice to PGA event

    World number one Rory McIlroy joins PGA season points leader Hunter Mahan and US Ryder Cup newcomer Jimmy Walker in the feature group when the Deutsche Bank Championship begins Friday. McIlroy, who won the event in 2012, captured last month's British Open and the PGA Championship three weeks ago…

    AFP
  • 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.

    The Associated Press