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  • Fowler runner-up again, but nice consolation prize

    HOYLAKE, England (AP) — For Rickie Fowler, this is getting downright familiar.

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  • Charles Barkley is now just whacking golf balls with one hand

    Charles Barkley's golf swing is still a bit unorthodox.

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  • Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

    HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team.

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  • Ryder Cup teams welcomed to Scotland with Gala Concert

    Golf fans will have the chance to welcome both the European and USA Ryder Cup teams to Scotland, the Home of Golf, during a one-off Ryder Cup Gala Concert which will take place in Glasgow to mark the start of the historic event. The two teams assembled by Captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson, will…

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  • Dad's 10-year wager comes off after McIlroy win

    By Tony Jimenez HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Gerry McIlroy was 100,000 pounds ($170,900) richer on Sunday following his son Rory's two-stroke victory in the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool. Ladbrokes said in a news release that Gerry had placed a 500-1 bet on his son a decade ago to land the…

    Reuters
  • The 2 secret words for McIlroy: Process and spot

    HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy looked out at a room packed with reporters and knew he was going to disappoint them.

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  • Bobby Petrino's path to redemption includes odd job as golf caddie

    Petrino is back at Louisville and trying to make amends with the Cardinals faithful. More importantly, he's trying to do right by his family.

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  • Course Source: Bell Bay, Pronghorn

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    Rory McIlroy's Dad Cashes In On $171,000 Bet After Son's British Open Win

    After golfer Rory McIlroy won the British Open on Sunday, his father, Gerry McIlroy, was a happy man, not only because his son won one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world, but also because he raked in $171,000 from a bet he made on his son 10 years ago. In 2004, when Rory was just…

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  • McIlroy joins greats after repelling Garcia charge

    By Tony Jimenez HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career on Sunday. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman watched Sergio Garcia…

    Reuters
  • Factbox: 2014 British Open champion Rory McIlroy

    (Reuters) - Factbox on Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, who won the British Open Championship at Royal Liverpool by two strokes on Sunday. Represented Europe at the 2004 Junior Ryder Cup and capped a glittering amateur career by reaching the top of the world rankings and winning the European…

    Reuters
  • Titleist's Vokey releases Indigo edition of his SM5 wedges

    This past week was a big one for the folks who make wedges at Titleist. First, wedge creator extraordinaire Bob Vokey celebrated his 75th birthday and is still going strong. More important, however, Titleist's Vokey Designs released the latest addition to its Spin Milled 5 line-up of wedges. They…

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  • Lydia Ko sets a money milestone, the latest of her amazing achievements

    She got lost a little bit in the all the hoopla over Rory McIlroy's victory in the Open Championship, but Lydia Ko enjoyed quite a memorable day on Sunday as well. The 17-year-old earned her fourth LPGA Tour victory, winning the Marathon Classic -- long known as the Jamie Farr -- by making a birdie…

    PGA
  • Rory McIlroy takes awesome selfie after winning Open Championship

    It's become kind of a thing for winners of golf tournaments to take selfies with their trophies. Some of them are pretty funny, some of them are pretty cool. But this one of Rory McIlroy is by far the best so far. COMPLETE COVERAGE: Catch up on all the happenings at the Open Championship…

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  • Tiger Woods 'encouraged' despite worst 72-hole major finish at Open Championship

    Big picture, Tiger Woods says he’s still encouraged by his return to competition even after posting his worst 72-hole finish in a major.

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  • Golf notebook: R&A weighs rules for upcoming vote

    --The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will hold a business meeting this week to determine whether to allow club members to vote by proxy for its historic September election on the question of inviting female members for the first time. Club rules normally require members to be present to…

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  • From Holywood to Hoylake: the rise of Rory McIlroy

    For those in the know from his earliest years in Holywood outside Belfast, it was just a matter of time before Rory McIlroy joined the ranks of golfing greats like Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus. Young McIlroy hit a 40-yard drive at the age of two and entertained visitors by repeatedly chipping…

    AFP
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    HBO Real Sports: The Downturn in the Golf Industry

    Host Bryant Gumbel speaks with industry leaders, including Jack Nicklaus, the most decorated golfer of all time, about the state of the sport. Real Sports debuts Tues., July 22 at 10pm ET/PT on HBO.

    HBO Sports
  • Winners and losers from the British Open

    We take a look at the good and the bad from Royal Liverpool.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • 2020 PGA Championship heads to San Francisco

    The southwest corridor of San Francisco is going to get all the golf it can handle over the next decade. TPC Harding Park will host the Match Play Championship in 2015, the PGA Championship in 2020 and the Presidents Cup in 2025. The announcement was made Wednesday by PGA Tour Commissioner Tim…

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