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Sep 11 - Sep 14

TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola

East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, GA

Winner: Billy Horschel

Prize: $1,440,000

4 hrs ago |

Till stays calm, takes title

Sam Till Jr. won the Senior City Championship with his second straight even-par 71 at Orchard Ridge Country Club. Check out highlights from the leader group.


Related Topix: Mike Baker, Golfers, Mike Meehan

8 hrs ago |

Paul McGinley is just days away from leading Europe in the Ryder Cup

European captain Paul McGinley insists he has no concerns over Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell's relationship ahead of next week's Ryder Cup. The Northern Irish pair have played together six times in the last two contests but are currently involved, directly and indirectly, in a court case with McIlroy's former management company.


Related Topix: Paul McGinley, Golfers, Rory McIlroy

11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

R&A set for historic vote on women members

This is a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007 file photo of Sweden's Annika Sorenstam tees off from the 18th during a Pro Am event ahead of the Women's British Open golf tournament at the Old Course at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland. On Thursday Sept.


Related Topix: Golfers, Annika Sorenstam

15 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Boys golf: Solem leads Silver Creek to regional title

Silver Creek golfer Jackson Solem has decimated the bulk of the competition he has faced throughout the prep golf season. Yet on Tuesday, with the pressure mounting and a regional title in the balance, Solem showed some vulnerability for perhaps the first time since the season teed off.


Related Topix: Colorado High School Football, High School Football, More Sports

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Rory McIlroy wins top PGA of America award

Rory McIlroy has been recognised for his stellar year by being named winner of the 2013-14 PGA of America Player of the Year award and the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average. For the 25-year-old Northern Irishman, who has two major titles among his four wins worldwide this year, it marked the second time in three seasons that he has captured both awards.


Related Topix: More Sports, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf

The Age

Greg Chalmers walking PGA tightrope

LOS ANGELES Greg Chalmers has one more week to defend a return to the US PGA Tour while 11 other Australians need to come from the clouds if they are to move to the big show for the 2014-15 season. The secondary tour finals finish up this week in Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida at the Tour Championship with the last 25 PGA Tour cards going to the best 25 money earners over the last month.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Greg Chalmers

USA Today

West Coast could suffer from Match Play move

Among the contributing factors - the busy end to the FedEx Cup season that forces players to pace themselves during the year, the start of a new season and moving the Match Play Championship to the first weekend in May. Tiger Woods doesn't know what his schedule will be in 2015. Except for the Match Play, he has played only one event on the West Coast since 2007.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Ryder Cup, U.S. Open, Justin Rose, Martin Kaymer

Washington Times

Hindsight: a Ryder Cup tradition, like no other

On the day after Billy Horschel posted his 12th straight round in the 60s, won his second straight tournament against a world-class field and picked up an additional $10 million bonus as the FedEx Cup champion, Watson was kicking back in his seat at a Kansas City Royals game. The 65-year-old Ryder Cup captain wore a Royals cap and a constant grin as he watched Omar Infante work the count to 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Billy Horschel, Golfers, Rory McIlroy

Business Journal

Golf course proposal winds its way through City Hall

Decker Lane Golf LLC is offering to spend $18 to 25 million to convert 735 acres at Walter E. Long Park into an 18-hole golf course that could be open as early as 2018. A second golf course would follow five to 10 years down the line, according to the Austin American-Statesman.


Related Topix: Joe Ogilvie, Golfers

CBS Atlanta

Woods says strength is back, but not swing

Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City. Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers

The Washington Post

Your Top Plays for Today

The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot after Matt Shoemaker allowed five hits into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Tiger Woods says his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Sports

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Sand Trap

PGA tour 'good grooming' policy

"Billy Horschel often turns his cap backward upon holing out at No. 18. He has pondered playing an entire round with that slacker look, even after being advised that the PGA Tour might assess a fine."


Related Topix: Billy Horschel, Golfers


Rory McIlroy Shoots Golf Ball Into Spectator's Pocket

Is that a golf ball in his pocket, or is this guy just happy to be watching the PGA Tour? Actually, yes, that is a golf ball in his pocket. Pro golfer Rory McIlroy made an unbelievable and unintentional trick shot Sept.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Championship, PGA Golf

CBS Local

Woods Says His Strength Back, But Not Swing

Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson

Woods says his strength back, but not swing

Woods was at Isleworth Country Club on Monday to present India-based Hero Motocorp as the new title sponsor of his World Challenge. He has not competed in five weeks since missing the cut at the PGA Championship.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

The Columbus Dispatch

Golf | Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship: Justin Thomas prevails in sudden death

Justin Thomas is accompanied by his grandmother Phyllis Thomas, a Hilliard resident, after winning on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. Justin Thomas couldn't recall the last time he won a golf tournament, other than it was when he was in college at Alabama a year or two ago.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golfers, Justin Thomas, Richard Sterne

Cape Cod Times

Golf: 'Bear' sighting at Willowbend

They were presented with a plaque recognizing them as the 2014 Willowbend Honorees, based on their friendship, contributions to golf, and lifetime commitment to philanthropy. The function was attended by more than 100, and with assistance from the tickets sold for the event, the Willowbend community donated $100,000 to the Nicklaus Children's Healthcare Foundation.


Related Topix: Tiger Woods

Scott Stinson: Canadian focus on amateur golf elite reaping benefits

Only 17, Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont. is the No. 1 ranked women's amateur golfer in the world.


Related Topix: More Sports, U.S. Women's Open

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Sand Trap

J.R. Smith to MJ: "I'll whup your ass [at golf]"

Over the course of the last few years, J.R. Smith has pretty much become obsessed with golf. In fact, this past spring, he spent 21 straight days on the golf course and devoted a ton of time to getting better at the sport.


Related Topix: Keegan Bradley, Golfers, Tiger Woods

The Capital-Journal

Horschel caps run with FedEx Cup victory

Horschel pulled away from a self-destructing Rory McIlroy early, and then holed two clutch putts that felt like $10 million to hold off Jim Furyk on the back nine at East Lake. He closed with a 2-under 68 for a three-shot victory in the Tour Championship to capture the FedEx Cup.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Jim Furyk, Gary Woodland, Tom Watson, Chris Kirk