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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

3 hrs ago | Switched

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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago |

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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago |

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


Hyo-Joo Kim wins Evian Masters major at 19

13, 2014. . Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea plays on the 7th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: Karrie Webb, Golfers

Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

This photo provided by Greg Norman shows Norman resting in a hospital bed after a chainsaw accident.


Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golfers


Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity. This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star.


Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golfers

Daily Mail

Romain Wattel takes three-shot lead into final round of KLM Open

France's Romain Wattel will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the KLM Open on Sunday as he seeks his first European Tour title. Wattel, mentioned as a potential future Ryder Cup player by European captain Paul McGinley last week, carded seven birdies and one bogey in a third round of 64 to finish 14 under par at Kennemer Golf Club.


Related Topix: Paul McGinley, More Sports, Golfers, Richie Ramsay, Paul Casey, Pablo Larrazabal

Sunday Herald

Golfer Greg Norman: I'm lucky to still have a left hand after chainsaw accident

Two-time golf major winner Greg Norman said he was "damaged" but "lucky" to still have a left hand after a chainsaw accident on Saturday. Two-time golf major winner Greg Norman said he was \"damaged\" but \"lucky\" to still have a left hand after a chainsaw accident on Saturday.


Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golfers

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

McIlroy, Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead

13, 2014, in Atlanta. . Jason Day hits on the fifth hole during the third round of play in the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: More Sports, Jason Day, Golfers, Rory McIlroy

ABC News

Sterne, Fathauer, Thomas Share Lead

Richard Sterne shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Derek Fathauer and Justin Thomas in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship, the third of four events in the Tour Finals. Sterne had an eagle, four birdies and two bogeys to match Fathauer and Thomas at 5-under 208 on Ohio State's wind-swept Scarlet Course.


Related Topix: Richard Sterne, Golfers, Derek Fathauer, Justin Thomas

York Press

History to draw closer for golfer Simon Dyson

Dyson, three times a winner of the KLM Open, tore into the Kennemer course in Vandvoort yesterday, to post a round that puts him in with a chance of becoming the first man to win the Ducth national crown four times. After a level-par 70 in the opening round, the world number 133 knew he had to start making inroads yesterday if he was to again challenge for a title he won in 2006, 2009 and 2011.


Related Topix: Simon Dyson, Golfers

CBS Local

TTYM: Tebow's New Gig, Tyson's Tirade And McIlroy's Major Miss

So, in case you didn't notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. In what was almost the biggest disaster in the NFL this week, the Giants got thrown to the, 'er well, Lions losing 14-35 in the season opener.


Related Topix: Sports, Eli Manning, NFL Players, More Sports, PGA Golf

The New Zealand Herald

US wins World Amateur Team title

SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau birdied the final hole and Canadian playing partner Corey Conners closed with a bogey to give the United States a two-stroke victory Saturday in the World Amateur Team Championship. The United States won the Eisenhower Trophy for the record 15th time, successfully defending its 2012 title in Turkey in the biennial event.


Related Topix: Jack Nicklaus, Golfers

USA Today

Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

Horschel is a blend of energy and enthusiasm, a mixture that can rub other players the wrong way. One of those players was McIlroy, who was irritated by the Floridian's level of excitement over every shot.


Related Topix: More Sports, Chris Kirk, Jason Day, PGA Golf

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Golf instructor charged with child molestation, soliciting hit man

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. Under fire for making racially charged comments about a player, Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday.


Related Topix: Billy Horschel, Golfers, Brittany Lincicome, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA