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  • An ace like no other for Francesco Molinari

    Francesco Molinari of Italy had to return Saturday morning to finish his second round at the Phoenix Open, and he couldn't believe the number of people who filed into the grandstands at the par-3 16th hole just as the sun was rising over the TPC Scottsdale. A few hours later, Molinari made it worth…

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  • Lydia Ko falls short of win in LPGA opener, but takes No. 1 in the world

    Lydia Ko came up a shot short of winning the inaugural Coates Golf Championship, but took over No. 1 in the Rolex Rankings

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  • Struggling Woods will be fine in the end, says Clarke

    By Bernie McGuire DUBAI (Reuters) - People should not read too much into Tiger Woods' disastrous performance at the Phoenix Open, according to his close friend and fellow former British Open champion Darren Clarke. Clarke himself has struggled since winning golf’s oldest Major in 2011 at Royal St.…

    Reuters
  • Rocco Mediate to Tiger Woods: Ditch swing coaches, 'see Trevino'

    Rocco Mediate and Gary McCord talk about the swing issues plaguing Tiger Woods on Feherty Live.

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  • CORRECTED-Golf-Ko becomes youngest world number one

    (Corrects headline to remove erroneous information) Jan 31 (Reuters) - Seventeen year old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to become number one in world rankings by tying for second place at the LPGA season-opening Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday. The…

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  • Laird two ahead at Phoenix Open, Woods shoots 82

    (Reuters) - A bogey at the final hole left Scotland's Martin Laird with a two-stroke lead after the second round at a wet Phoenix Open on Friday. On a day that will be best remembered for the worst single round by Tiger Woods in his storied career, an error-riddled 82, Laird used a series of…

    Reuters
  • McIlroy extends lead to 4 shots at Dubai Desert Classic

    Rory McIlroy extended his lead to four shots with a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday. The top-ranked McIlroy, who led by a stroke overnight, made just one birdie on the back nine of Emirates Golf Club's Majlis course after five birdies in his first eight holes.…

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  • Golf-European Tour Dubai Desert Classic scores

    Jan 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Dubai Desert Classic at the par-72 course on Friday in Dubai. The cut was set at 142. 130 Rory McIlroy (Britain) 66 64 131 Marc Warren (Britain) 66 65 132 Seve Benson (Britain) 66 66 Graeme McDowell (Britain) 67 65 133 Bernd Wiesberger…

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  • Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump.

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  • Ko takes lead at LPGA opener, closes in on golf history

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko is one round from potentially making golf history.

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  • Woods in 'official' slump as experts express mild surprise

    The worst round of Tiger Woods’ professional career was a mild surprise rather than a complete shock to most golf insiders. Woods shot an 11-over-par 82 in the second round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday, a score that might be stunning to casual observers of the game, but not…

    Reuters
  • Teen Ko loses title but takes historic top ranking

    New Zealand teen star Lydia Ko became golf's youngest-ever world number one Saturday even though she only settled for a share of second at the season-opening LPGA Coates Championship. "It's a big honor to be the world number one," Ko said. Ko eclipsed the age marks of South Korean Shin Ji-Yai, who…

    AFP
  • UPDATE 1-Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Phoenix Open scores

    Jan 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Phoenix Open at the par-71 course on Friday in Scottsdale, Arizona 64 Ryan Palmer (U.S.) 64 65 Bubba Watson (U.S.) 65 Daniel Berger (U.S.) 65 Keegan Bradley (U.S.) 65 66 Robert Streb (U.S.) 66 Ben Martin (U.S.) 66 Zach Johnson (U.S.) 66…

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  • Technical focus bad for Snedeker's putting touch

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - If proof was ever needed for the average club hacker that even the very best players can struggle in golf, then look no further than at putting maestro Brandt Snedeker. A six-times winner on the PGA Tour, Snedeker has not triumphed on the U.S.…

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  • Laird leads by two at Phoenix Open

    Martin Laird posted his second straight six-under 66 to take the lead at the Phoenix Open which will be without both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson after they missed the cut. It was also his first bogey of the event at the rain-soaked TPC Scottsdale course. Daniel Berger, who is playing on a…

    AFP
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    Best of the Phoenix Open - Round two (10 photos)

    Keegan Bradley shot 6-under 65 on Thursday to open the Waste Management Phoenix Open and trail clubhouse leader Ryan Palmer by a stroke. Certainly that's a good thing, but for Bradley, a raging New England Patriots fan, there's a tinge of bad, too. — Ryan Ballengee

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