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  • Steven Bowditch Breaks 80, Is Immediately Drug Tested

    Friday was a big day for Steven Bowditch; and that didn't go unnoticed by the PGA Tour. Dating back to the WGC-Cadillac Championship, Bowditch had racked up five-straight rounds of 80+ in World Golf Championship events (with four more rounds of 80+ coming between the two WGC events), but he was…

    Golf
  • Alligator spotted scaling a barbed wire fence at Florida golf course

    You can build all the fences you want, it's not going to keep the alligators out. A gator was captured on camera scaling a chain link fence at the Hideaway Country Club in Fort Meyers, Florida, on Wednesday, a scary sight for any resident hoping to keep alligators at bay.  The gator, which is…

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  • Dustin Johnson Still Doesn't Agree with the USGA?s Penalty Ruling

    (c) 2016 Time Inc. Tour Confidential: A Crazy Finish at the U.S. Open Our panel debate's the USGA's decision to assess a penalty on Dustin Johnson — and when they told him — during the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont. Dustin Johnson's triumph at the U.S. Open earlier this month helped to ease some of the…

    Golf
  • Lindsey Vonn says she still loves Tiger Woods

    Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods ended their relationship in 2015.

    Sporting News
  • I Tried It: Failing to get an elusive hole-in-one

    ''Think about all the rounds of golf you've played and how many hole-in-ones you've had,'' said Matthew Phillips, GM and head pro at Palm Valley Golf Club. My buddy Jeff Locke and I were already members - twice for me, once for him - so we figured we could at least scare the hole if not knock one…

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  • Defending champion Henderson takes Portland Classic lead

    Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic on Thursday. Picking up where she left off from a year ago, when Henderson shot a 21-under 267 to win her first LPGA tournament, the 18-year-old…

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  • Top-ranked Aussie Jason Day grabs one-shot WGC lead

    World number one Jason Day birdied two of the last three holes to seize a one-stroke lead over David Lingmerth after the second round of the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational. Australian Day, preparing for the British Open in two weeks and readying to defend his first major title in…

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    Rickie Fowler, Danny Lee prank war continues at Bridgestone

    In the opening round of the 2016 World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational, Rickie Fowler decides to have some fun with Danny Lee's clubs by turning them upside down while on the range. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.

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  • Greg Chalmers leads Barracuda Championship in Reno

    Greg Chalmers birdied five of his last eight holes Friday to take a two-point lead in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford scoring event. The 42-year-old Australian had a 10-point round to reach 24 points at Montreux in the scoring system that awards eight points for…

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  • Golf-European Tour French Open scores

    July 1 (Gracenote) - Scores from the European Tour French Open at the par-71 course on Friday in Paris. The cut was set at 145. ...

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  • Spieth, Day chasing McGirt at Bridgestone

    The world No. 1 didn’t have his best stuff for the opening round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, but thanks to some adept scrambling, he managed to card a 3-under 67 that left him just three shots behind William McGirt.

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  • Open host Royal Troon votes to allow women members

    This year's Open host Royal Troon voted overwhelmingly on Friday to admit women members -- the last club which hosts European golf's most historic event to do so. The Troon members had been due to hold the vote later in the year but revised that decision after the governing body The R&A withdrew…

    AFP
  • Golf-Latest WGC-Bridgestone Invitational leaderboard

    July 1 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the second round from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at the par-70 course on Friday in Akron, Ohio holesplayed rounds -4 Jason Day (Australia) 18 67 69 -3 David Lingmerth (Sweden) 18 70 67 -2 William McGirt (U.S.) 18 64 74 Emiliano Grillo (Argentina) 18…

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  • Tiger Woods withdraws from Open at Royal Troon

    Ailing US golfing legend Tiger Woods withdrew from The Open at Royal Troon on Friday as he continues to recover from back surgery he underwent last year. "Tiger Woods has withdrawn from The Open and is replaced by Marcus Fraser of Australia," said a statement from the Open organisers the R&A. "I…

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    Jordan Spieth closes Round 1 with a birdie run at Bridgestone

    In the opening round of the 2016 World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational, Jordan Spieth stuffs his 89-yard approach into within 5 feet to set up for birdie on the par-4 18th hole.

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  • McGirt looking for the rare Ohio sweep

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — William McGirt won his first PGA Tour event at the Memorial. Two hours up the road in Ohio and one month later, he had a three-shot lead after one round of the Bridgestone Invitational. It's a familiar theme, just a different character.

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  • Villegas still undecided on whether to play Olympics

    Camilo Villegas of Colombia is weighing the Zika virus and his job in deciding whether to play in the Olympics. Villegas said Thursday at the Barracuda Championship that he and his wife are trying to have children, and Zika is a concern. To play in the Olympics would mean missing at least one PGA…

    The Associated Press
  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday, July 1

    Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday (times GMT): SOCCER European Championship, France (to July 10) Quarter-final Wales v Belgium Lille (1900) We will bring you all the latest developments, including news conferences and injury updates as well as coverage oft he second quarter-final…

    Reuters
  • Nicklaus to play in pro-am benefiting Detroit schools

    DETROIT (AP) -- Jack Nicklaus will participate in a pro-am golf tournament to help raise money for Detroit schools.

    The Associated Press
  • Golf-Day moves one ahead at challenging Firestone

    World number one Jason Day birdied two of his last three holes, despite difficult conditions for scoring, to take a one-stroke lead after Friday's wind-swept second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. The game's hottest player over the past 12 months with seven tournament…

    Reuters