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  • Adam Scott will stick with long putter even after the anchoring ban starts

    Adam Scott said he will continue to use the long putter, but not keep it anchored to his body

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  • What next for Tiger after a season of struggle?

    This is a tantalizing question on the lips of many, including the former world number one himself as he puts his golf clubs away for a while after enduring a dismal PGA Tour campaign. Now ranked a mind-blowing 257th after mainly struggling over the past two years, Woods missed four cuts -- three of…

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  • Golf-Dustin Johnson quits The Barclays pro-am with illness

    Dustin Johnson withdrew from The Barclays pro-am midway through his round at Plainfield Country Club in New Jersey on Wednesday due to illness, the PGA Tour said at the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Needless to say, he is doing everything possible to be ready for the important weeks…

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  • Golf-Solheim pick Lang surges two ahead in Alabama

    Three days after earning a captain's pick for the Solheim Cup, Brittany Lang proved the value of her selection by seizing a two-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama. The 30-year-old, chosen as a wildcard along with Paula Creamer by U.S.…

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  • Compton ends season early at Barclays

    Erik Compton ended his season Thursday when he withdrew from The Barclays after eighth hole with a respiratory infection. Compton, who already has gone through two heart transplants, was No. 122 in the FedEx Cup and would have needed a strong week to move into the top 100 and advance to the next…

    The Associated Press
  • De la Riva sinks last-hole eagle for Czech lead

    Spain's Eduardo de la Riva hit a sensational 18th hole eagle to earn a share of the lead after the first round of the Czech Masters on Thursday. At the 18th, de la Riva holed his long-range approach at the last to finish the opening day on seven under par 65. "It is very good to finish with a two…

    AFP
  • Asian Tour says Europe merger will be game-changer for golf

    The merger of two of the world's major golf tours will see the largest shake-up of the professional game since the European Tour was created more than 40 years ago, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr told AFP. "I can't think of anything bigger," Kerr said in a phone interview, when asked whether it was…

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  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic scores

    Aug 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic at the par-70 course on Thursday in Edison, New Jersey -5 Bubba Watson (U.S.) 65 Spencer Levin (U.S.) 65 Camilo Villegas (Colombia) 65 Tony Finau (U.S.) 65 -4 Paul Casey (Britain) 66 Cameron Tringale (U.S.) 66 Russell Knox…

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  • Golf-Four-time winner Jimenez to swing for more at Hong Kong Open

    Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez will have his task cut out when he tees off seeking his fifth Hong Kong Open title in October with top players from Europe and America confirming their participation in the $2 million event. The 51-year-old Spaniard will be joined by major winners Justin Rose and…

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  • The race for $10 million gets under way at Plainfield

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The points are slightly different for the FedEx Cup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged.

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  • Jordan Spieth is out here watching Tiger Woods, putting food on the table

    On Tuesday, Spieth joked about the FedEx Cup Playoffs and discussed his fandom when it comes to Tiger Woods. Spieth was off last week during Woods' performance at the Wyndham Championship which everyone watched, it would seem.

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  • Golf-European Tour Czech Masters scores

    Aug 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Czech Masters at the par-72 course on Thursday in Prague -7 Renato Paratore (Italy) 65 Eduardo De La Riva (Spain) 65 -6 Thomas Pieters (Belgium) 66 Sam Hutsby (Britain) 66 Matthew Fitzpatrick (Britain) 66 Pelle Edberg (Sweden) 66 -5 Pedro…

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  • Watson shines alongside steady Day, struggling Spieth

    Bubba Watson fired seven birdies in a five-under par 65 on Thursday, outshining playing partners Jordan Spieth and Jason Day to seize a share of the first-round lead at The Barclays. Two-time Masters champion Watson was atop the leaderboard alongside Colombia's Camilo Villegas and fellow Americans…

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  • Podcast: How to make the FedExCup finish better

    On this week's podcast, we talk about how to make the FedExCup's Tour Championship finale more compelling

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  • Langer ready to defend his Dick's Sporting Goods Open title

    Since it became a stop on the Champions Tour eight years ago, the Dick's Sporting Goods Open has not had a repeat champion. Bernhard Langer is ready to change that, even without daughter Christina helping call the shots. Anything is possible,'' Langer said as he prepared to begin defense of his…

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  • Laurie Rinker wins LPGA T&CP National Championship

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Laurie Rinker won the LPGA T&CP National Championship on Wednesday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-stroke victory over three-time defending champion Jean Bartholomew and Karen Paolozzi.

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  • Spieth's Biggest FedExCup Foes

    Jordan Spieth has had a terrific season, and headed into the FedExCup Playoffs he was a favorite to win it all. But after a rough first round at The Barclays on Thursday, the door is open to other contenders. Who could give him a run for his money?

    Sports on Earth
  • Spieth stumbles out of the blocks at Barclays

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.

    Associated Press
  • Mahan begins long road in the playoffs, with history on side

    Recent history is what gives Hunter Mahan a level of optimism he would not ordinarily have at The Barclays. For the first time in 10 years, he is at risk of ending a PGA Tour season without once finishing in the top three. For the first time in more than six years, Mahan is out of the top 50 in the…

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