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  • Aaron Baddeley had the craziest ace* of all time

    Aaron Baddeley's birdie on the par-4 17th in Round 1 of the Valero Texas Open was a hole out from 336 yards

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  • Phil Mickelson lost a club head at the Valero Texas Open

    The head on one of Phil Mickelson's irons came off on Thursday during Round 1 of the Valero Texas Open

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  • Mirim Lee leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classic

    Mirim Lee birdied all four par-5 holes and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Kia Classic. Lee took the outright lead with an 8-foot putt on the par-5 fifth - her 14th hole in her afternoon round at Aviara - and hit a wedge to 3 feet to set up her…

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  • Rory McIlroy's gym routine may convince you to pick up a dumbbell

    Rory McIlroy shows his commitment to fitness in this produced video of his workout routine

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  • Graeme McDowell withdraws from Texas Open with injury

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from the Texas Open after nine holes with a left ankle injury.

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  • Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic golf course

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's mayor unveiled the city's controversial Olympic golf course on Wednesday and laid out an ardent defense of a project that has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of legal wranglings.

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  • Ryder Cup director: Italy 2022 bid has 'pretty special' view

    ROME (AP) — Italy's bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone club outside Rome.

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  • Golf-Kuchar tied for early lead at windy San Antonio

    American Matt Kuchar ground out a level-par 72 that he described as "amazing" to share the early first-round lead at the Texas Open in San Antonio where the players struggled in gusting winds on Thursday. World number 14 Kuchar, a seven-times winner on the PGA Tour, needed "a lot of luck" as he…

  • Frenchman Saddier leads Hassan II after 7-under 65

    Frenchman Adrien Saddier opened with an eagle and added five birdies in a 7-under round of 65 to lead Englishman Daniel Gaunt by one shot after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II on Thursday. Gaunt could have gone back to the clubhouse level with Saddier, or better, but bogeyed the 18th after…

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  • Advice for Tiger Woods: Eat grapes and tie a double knot

    When we last saw Tiger Woods he was fleeing from a golf tournament in mid-round, mumbling something about improper activation of his glutes.

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  • Adidas replaces chief of TaylorMade golf unit

    LONDON/BERLIN (Reuters) - German sporting goods maker Adidas named David Abeles to lead its struggling TaylorMade golf unit, it said on Thursday, replacing Ben Sharpe, who is leaving for personal reasons. Abeles returned to TaylorMade in February after leaving in 2013 to run Competitor Group, a…

  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Texas Open scores

    March 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Texas Open at the par-72 course on Thursday in San Antonio, Texas 67 Charley Hoffman (U.S.) 67 68 Aaron Baddeley (Australia) 68 69 Max Homa (U.S.) 69 70 Ryan Palmer (U.S.) 70 Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 70 71 Chesson Hadley (U.S.) 71 Cameron…

  • Golf-Lee Mi-rim motors one ahead at Kia Classic

    South Korean Lee Mi-rim picked off seven birdies to take a one-shot lead with a seven-under-par 65 in the opening round of the Kia Classic in southern California on Thursday. Lee took advantage of ideal afternoon conditions to head Yani Tseng of Taiwan by one stroke at the Aviara course in…

  • Tiger Woods helps launch scholarship fund honoring Sifford

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) -- Tiger Woods has donated $10,000 to launch a scholarship fund honoring Charlie Sifford, who broke the color barrier in golf as the first black PGA Tour member.

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  • Spieth confident after win as Masters looms

    San Antonio (AFP) - Jordan Spieth enters the Texas Open off a victory at the Valspar Championship two weeks ago and a chance to better his 2014 runner-up Masters debut only two weeks away.

  • Golf in Benzie County, Michigan Is for Everyone

    Spring brings new sunny days and with it one of the most popular sports rises to the forefront in Michigan. Michigan is consistently named among the best places in the country to play golf. According to ...

  • Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open

    Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening 40 mph pummeled the morning starters, Hoffman faced steady 15 mph wind in the afternoon at TPC San Antonio. The…

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