• Ridley begins his reign as Augusta National chairman

    Fred Ridley recalls soaking up the ambience of Augusta National a week before his debut in the 1976 Masters as the U.S. Amateur champion. He was alone under the massive oak tree next to the clubhouse when he turned around and realized he had company. Clifford Roberts, co-founder of the club and the first chairman of the Masters, was standing behind him. "I kind of jumped and thought, 'Oh God, what have I done?'" Ridley said. "We had a nice conversation. The interesting thing was, we were leaving and he says, 'Now young man, you're going to be playing in the Par 3 next Wednesday. You make sure you get some practice over there.' He loved the Par 3. That was my recollection of the only conversation

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  • WATCH: Rickie Fowler hits balls into crowd at Oklahoma State's Homecoming

    Rickie Fowler had a busy off weekend. The former Oklahoma State Cowboy served as grand marshal for Homecoming at his alma mater in Stillwater as the Pokes thumped the Baylor Bears 59-16. Fowler participated in a pro-am at Karsten Creek, rode in the Homecoming parade and hit autographed balls into the crowd at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Friday evening (while Mike Gundy removed his shirt). Fowler is one of the more celebrated athletes in Oklahoma State history, and it was cool to see him return to his college home for a weekend and talk about how much the place meant to him. "When people see (Homecoming weekend), I think they understand a little more what Oklahoma State is," Fowler said. "The main

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  • Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

    Oct 15 (Gracenote) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Brendan Steele (U.S.) 556 2. Pat Perez (U.S.) 500 3. Keegan Bradley (U.S.) 300 3. (2) Tony Finau (U.S.) 300 5. (61) Kang Sung

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  • Pat Perez wins CIMB Classic by 4 strokes

    American Pat Perez won the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur. The 41-year-old only managed to make par on the back nine, but did enough to finish the tournament with a 24-under 264 to take home the $1.26 million prize purse and 500 FedEX Cup points. The bulky golfer admitted he never expected to reign supreme in the sweltering conditions in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions victory in 5 weeks

    Colin Montgomerie is feeling even more confident entering the PGA Tour Champions playoffs. Montgomerie earned his second victory in five weeks on Sunday, a three-stroke win at the SAS Championship. The victory "gives me a huge amount of confidence going into the playoffs, and I look forward to the next few weeks with added incentive now," Montgomerie said.

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  • Golf-Willett did not want to play golf after 2016 U.S. Masters title

    Danny Willett has detailed his struggles in the months following his U.S. Masters triumph last year in a blog, describing how he did not want to play golf as he did not feel good enough. The 30-year-old Englishman, who split with coach Pete Cowen, became the first defending champion since Canadian Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at Augusta this year. "At the end of 2016 I was in contention in the Race to Dubai and I just didn't want to play golf.

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  • Geoff Shackelford talks A.W. Tillinghast course update

    Geoff Shackelford hopes the restoration of Belmont Golf Course, which hosted the 1949 PGA Championship, will keep the A.W. Tillinghast design features.

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  • College golfer got a hole in … a red Solo cup

    This college golf team practices their game even off the green. Brady Dixon lined up his shot from deep in a hallway, took a swing and it landed … right in a red Solo cup. TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer presents your Daly Click.

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