• Rory McIlroy to play in The Northern Trust next week
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    Rory McIlroy to play in The Northern Trust next week

    There is golf left on Rory McIlroy’s 2017 calendar, after all. McIlory will play in next week’s FedEx Cup playoff opener, The Northern Trust, in Old Westbury, N.Y., in spite of his on-going injuries, The (UK) Telegraph reported Friday. McIlory, No. 4 in the world, said Sunday he may not play again until next year because of the on-going injuries he’s dealt with this season. It started with a rib fracture at the start of the year which led to back issues. However, after meeting with fitness adviser Steve McGregor in Belfast this week, the 28-year-old Northern Irishman has decided to play on and defend the FedEx crown, The Telegraph reported.

  • TMI? Lincicome may get six-birdie surprise
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    TMI? Lincicome may get six-birdie surprise

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Brittany Lincicome was on a roll, on and off the golf course. She birdied the first six holes in her fourball match with Brittany Lang against Carlota Ciganda and Mel Reid and ended up making 10 birdies in the first 15 holes. Yes, the U.S. won the match, but the Europeans still took them to the 18th hole. Afterward, with a vodka-cranberry drink planted firmly in hand, Lincicome went through her round, although she left it to Lang to remember the lengths of each of Lincicome’s six consecutive birdie putts. Lincicome couldn’t remember a time in her career when she’s ever made that many birdies in a row. “I feel like maybe four or five, but never six,” she said. “Like, six

  • Augusta National earns temporary victory as auction site removes green jackets
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    Augusta National earns temporary victory as auction site removes green jackets

    Green Jacket Auctions has temporarily complied with a demand from Augusta National Golf Club to remove three green jackets from its bidding site, including Byron Nelson's jacket that was likely going to fetch $150,000 or more. The auction site didn't really have a choice, though, after ANGC filed a lawsuit and a judge agreed with the club. Here is the report from ESPN. A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the sale of a Masters champion's green jacket and other items from Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament by a golf memorabilia company. U.S. District Chief Judge J. Randal Hall said the club's policy concerning the jackets weighs in its favor and that there were sales