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  • Steve Stricker to wield wedge to win Whistling Straits tickets

    Steve Stricker may be a part-time pro golfer these days, but his wedge game is still as sharp as the best in the world. During halftime of the Oct. 11 game at Camp Randall Stadium against Illinois (curiously, Stricker's alma mater), Stricker will hit a 135-yard shot from the video-board platform to…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Which drivers will the Ryder Cup players use?

    By John Holmes, PGA.comOne of the real secrets to success on the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles will be accuracy off the tee, so drivers will play a key role in determining which team will claim the Ryder Cup. So which big sticks will the players

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  • Curtis warns US to beware of 'smart' McGinley

    Former US captain Curtis Strange has warned his compatriots to beware of the influence of European skipper Paul McGinley come next week's Ryder Cup at Scotland's Glenagles course. This year the United States captain is Tom Watson, an eight-time major winner and one of golf's greatest players.…

    AFP
  • Golf-Westwood maintains upward momentum

    LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Lee Westwood continued his steady improvement ahead of next week's Ryder Cup with a solid third-round 68 in the Wales Open at Celtic Manor on Saturday. The experienced English former world number one, who needed

    Reuters
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    Golfers use high-quality technology indoors to boost performance

    Amateur and professional golfers are using high-end technology indoors to perfect their game on the golf course.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Mi Jung Hur, Paula Reto share lead in Alabama

    South Korea's Mi Jung Hur birdied four of the last eight holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with Paula Reto in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. ''Beginning of the round my putting wasn't that good,'' Hur said. ''But after turned the nine holes, my putting gets better and better,…

    The Associated Press
  • How Tiger Woods did the last time he coached himself

    One sentence in Tiger Woods' latest blog post, published Thursday, caught enough attention to merit worldwide headlines. "I may just do it on my own," wrote Woods concerning who might be his next swing coach. It wouldn't be the first time in Woods' career where the 14-time major winner has been…

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  • Golf-European Tour Wales Open scores

    Sept 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Wales Open at the par-71 course on Saturday in Newport 199 Joost Luiten (Netherlands) 65 69 65 201 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 68 65 68 202 Gregory Havret (France) 69 67

    Reuters
  • Golf-Gleneagles in fine fettle and ready to host Ryder Cup

    By Sam Holden LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The greatest tournament in matchplay golf graces Scotland, the home of the game, for only the second time when Gleneagles marks its 90th anniversary by hosting the Ryder Cup from Sept. 26-28. Gleneagles was named the best golf resort in the world for the…

    Reuters
  • Garcia gunning for more Ryder Cup glory

    Sergio Garcia's unbounded exuberance has, over the years, provided a number of the most enduring images seen at The Ryder Cup and the ever-popular Spaniard will be hoping to forge more golden moments at Gleneagles next week, writes RyderCup.com's Will Pearson. The 2014 edition of the revered team…

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  • Five dream Ryder Cup scenarios

    The Ryder Cup is less than a week away and I don't know about you but at my house we have the face paint ready and the flags flying proudly. Here are the five scenarios I'm dying to see play out this year: Can you imagine if Fowler and McIlroy are pitted in the final group on Sunday and suddenly…

    CBS Sports
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    SF golf fans go underground for indoor golf

    Since the SOMA's beloved Mission Bay Golf Complex shut down a new option popped up underground on Howard Street.

    KGO – San Francisco
  • Westwood: Europe can't rely on Poulter dramatics at Ryder Cup

    Ian Poulter has been a part of four Ryder Cup teams and won 80 percent of his matches. Almost single-handedly, he inspired the 2012 comeback now known as the Miracle at Medinah. He birdied the final five holes of his Saturday fourballs match with Rory

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  • From a small seed, a sporting feast has grown - the Ryder Cup

    By Martyn Herman ST ALBANS England (Reuters) - An imposing oil portrait of one Samuel Ryder adorns a wall in Verulam Golf Club's oak-panelled bar, just in front of a panoramic window overlooking the 18th hole named after him. It's a tranquil scene -- a world away from the maelstrom that will engulf…

    Reuters
  • Phil Mickelson to design 8,000-yard golf course envisioned to host Canadian Open

    Phil Mickelson has been hired to create the Mickelson National Golf Club of Canada near Calgary. The club, which will contain Mickelson's first signature course in Canada, is being built with the expectation that it will someday host the PGA Tour's RBC Canadian Open. The course -- which could be…

    PGA
  • Thailand's Chapchai wins Selangor Masters

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Thailand's Chapchai Nirat held off a hard-charging Antonio Lascuna of the Philippines to win the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters in a playoff Sunday.Chapchai played a three-under 68 for the final round, but Lascuna shot up the

    AFP
  • 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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