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  • 29-Year-Old Golf Phenom Who Disappeared From The PGA Tour Will Get $10 Million If He Quits Forever

    Anthony Kim hasn't played since 2012. Anthony Kim, the ex-golf phenom who has become golf's greatest mystery since vanishing from the PGA Tour in 2012, is mulling an impossible decision. According to a new article by Sports Illustrated's Alan Shipnuck, Kim has an insurance policy that covers him in…

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  • Lexi Thompson's newest photo shoot will catch your attention

    Lexi Thompson first entered the public consciousness at 12 years old when she qualified for the U.S. Now at 19, Thompson has set LPGA records as their youngest champion (since eclipsed by Lydia Ko) and won a major championship. Thompson dons a bikini in what would probably be considered in golf…

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  • Adam Scott and Steve Williams end player-caddie relationship

    Adam Scott believed he could convince caddie Steve Williams to work his bag full-time in 2014-15, despite Williams' protestations that this past season would be his last in that capacity. Scott was wrong, and on Wednesday the termination of their player-caddie relationship became official.  “After…

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  • Watson says in-form Horschel did not deserve Ryder Cup nod

    Billy Horschel was runner-up in the second of four playoff events on the U.S. "He was on my radar early in the year," said Watson, who selected Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as his three wild card picks.

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  • Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'Yeah, he's the best'

    Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'Yeah, he's the best' Go read the thing in its entirety but know that you'll find little bits like this where Watson and Jack Nicklaus sum up Tiger Woods better than any of us can. "Nicklaus and I were watching Tiger play on TV," Tom says.

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  • Golf-Inspiration and momentum all important - Jacklin

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Match-play golf is nigh on impossible to predict and it is flashes of inspiration and key momentum shifts that often decide the destiny of the Ryder Cup, according to former captain Tony Jacklin. The 70-year-old Englishman, Europe's most successful…

    Reuters
  • Future of Olympic course unclear after hearing

    The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer — both defendants in a lawsuit — failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court. Rio judge Eduardo Klausner said he would rule on…

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  • Miguel Angel Jimenez saves the most interesting Ice Bucket Challenge for last

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has kind of come and gone in terms of viral popularity and public delight at each new celebrity taking a cold water over the head. This should officially end golf's involvement with the Ice Bucket Challenge, bringing full-circle the sport's integral part in rise of the…

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  • Tallent, Norton reach US Senior Amateur final

    Patrick Tallent and Bryan Norton each won two matches Wednesday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to advance to the final at Big Canyon. The 61-year-old Tallent, from Vienna, Virginia, beat Michael Turner of Sherman Oaks, California, 6 and 5 in the quarterfinals and topped Rick Cloninger of Fort Mill,…

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  • 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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  • The Olympic impact of an independent Scotland

    On Thursday, Scots vote to decide if they will break off from the United Kingdom, launching an independent Scotland after hundreds of years under the Union Jack. A country can send no more than four players, and that's if all four players are ranked inside the top 15 of the world rankings. As you…

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  • Medinah motivation could backfire on U.S.: Rose

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The ploy by the United States to draw extra motivation from a stinging loss to Europe at Medinah two years ago could prove to be "a double-edged sword" for them at next week's Ryder Cup in Scotland, Justin Rose told Reuters.

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  • The Links: Billy Horschel wins $11.4 million, becomes dad

    Billy Horschel won over $11 million on Sunday and then got the priceless gift of a child on Tuesday. Davis Love says he will not be Tiger Woods' next coach. Why Tom Watson doesn't regret his decision on captain's picks.

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  • The Links: Billy Horschel's kid can't wait to see all that money

    The Links: Billy Horschel's kid can't wait to see all that moneyThe Links -- Where Billy Horschel sneaks into the back door to see the birth of his first child (carrying a lot of cash):GameTime! Got home at 930pm from ATL. @britt_horschel water broke

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  • McIlroy claims PGA of America's player of year honors

    McIlroy claims PGA of America's player of year honors McIlroy won consecutive majors at the British Open and PGA Championship, sandwiched around his win at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, in the 2013-14 season and finished number one on the tour money list. The world number one posted an adjusted…

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  • Golf-Ryder Cup results from 1927-2012

    Golf-Ryder Cup results from 1927-2012Sept 18 (Reuters) - List of Ryder Cup results ahead of the 40th edition of the biennial team event at Gleneagles, Scotland from Sept. 26-28: 2012 Medinah, Illinois U.S. 13-1/2 Europe 14-1/2 2010 Celtic Manor, Newport

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  • Handing out PGA Tour awards for the 2013-14 season

    The 2013-14 PGA Tour season is (finally) over, so it's time to hand out some awards. It should throw Best Player to Not Win a Tournament and Most Reviled by Fans and Strongest Tour Sauce into the mix. Player of the Year: It has to be Rory McIlroy.

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