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Apr 24 - Apr 27

Zurich Classic of New Orleans

TPC Louisiana, Avondale, LA

Purse: $6,800,000

Previous Winner: Billy Horschel

45 min ago | Merced Sun-Star

Hoylake to have Open's 1st horseshoe grandstand

Organizers say the Royal Liverpool course will be extended by 54 yards compared to 2006 - the last time it held the major - and the green on the first hole has been reshaped and rebunkered to make it the "hardest opening hole on the Open rota."


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golfers

4 hrs ago | The News-Press

Native American golf analyst tees off on Dan Snyder

Notah Begay III, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour who runs a foundation promoting healthy kids in American Indian communities, calls the new philanthropic venture started by Washington NFL team owner Daniel Snyder nothing more than a public relations gimmick.


Related Topix: Notah Begay III, Golfers

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

In this April 2011, file photo, professional golfer Notah Begay III talks to students in Albuquerque, N.M., about his mission to combat diabetes among Native American youth.


Related Topix: Notah Begay III, Golfers

Nanaimo Daily News


A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it.


Related Topix: Michelle Wie, Golfers, Jack Nicklaus, LPGA Golf, More Sports

The Wichita Eagle

Beverly Hanson, forgotten pioneer in women's golf

In this March 1959 photo, members of the LPGA International team pose for their first group photo at the Titleholders Golf Tourney, at an unknown location.


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

Naples Daily News

Florida golf coach retiring after 27 seasons

The 61-year-old Alexander will leave June 30, calling it quits after two national championships and eight Southeastern Conference titles.


Related Topix: Billy Horschel, Matt Every

Tiger Woods to host amateur golf series for charity

The first installment of the Tiger Woods Charity Playoffs will take place on May 27 at Cascata in Las Vegas.


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

The Sand Trap

Bubba Watson....Fan or not a fan?

All that being said...if I hear one more commentator say, "he's never had a golf lesson in his life" I might pluck my eyeballs out of my head.


Related Topix: Bubba Watson, Golfers

Evening Sun

Asia-Pacific navies sign communication agreement

Naval officials from the U.S. and two dozen Asia-Pacific nations adopted an agreement Tuesday aimed at improving communication at sea to reduce the possibility of conflict amid rising friction between an increasingly assertive China and its neighbors.


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

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

OG increases girls city golf lead

The O'Gorman Knights have an amazing 116 stroke lead after 2 rounds of the City Golf Tournament.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

S-C jv golfers take second

In the 17-team Sacred Heart Invitational on Monday at the Sedalia Country Club, the Smith-Cotton junior varsity golf team carded a 355 to claim second.


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Kuchar inches to No. 5 in world rankings

Matt Kuchar holed out from a bunker at the final hole to win the RBC Heritage by a stroke on Sunday, and that victory inched Kuchar to fifth in this week's world golf rankings.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

The Miami Herald

This Week in Golf -- April 24-27

Horschel entered the final hole tied with Points, but the duo would have to wait a little while to figure out the final result as play was halted for weather concerns moments after they hit their tee shots.


Related Topix: More Sports, Kraft Nabisco Championship, Carlos Franco, Golfers, Boo Weekley, David Lynn, Brett Rumford

Pinehurst No. 2 ready for double dip of US opens

In less than two months, it will host the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open in consecutive weeks.


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


Golf Tidbits: Wie starting to meet expectations

For non-golf fans, it seems as though Michelle Wie been around forever. That isn't the case, but the reality is Wie has been making a name for herself since 2003.


Related Topix: More Sports, Kraft Nabisco Championship, Michelle Wie, Golfers, U.S. Women's Open, LPGA Golf, Angela Stanford

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Golfer Gets Attacked by Hornets, Jumps in Lake to Escape [VIDEO]

Pablo Larrazabal had a tough day out on the links, and it had nothing to do with bogeys.


Related Topix: Pablo Larrazabal, Golfers

The Orlando Sentinel

Big golfing store set for near Dr. Phillips

Jim Pugh He made his money as a developer and remains chairman of Epoch Properties, but he has built his influence through philanthropy.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Kuchar rallies from 4 back to win RBC Heritage

Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.


Related Topix: Matt Kuchar, Golfers, More Sports, Luke Donald, Steven Bowditch, Matt Jones, Ben Martin

Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win

Matt Kuchar watches his drive off the third tee during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Matt Kuchar, Golfers, More Sports, Luke Donald, Ben Martin, Steven Bowditch, Matt Jones

The Wichita Eagle

Kropp bests Cabrera in Argentina

William Kropp closed with a 2-under 69 on Sunday to beat Angel Cabrera by one stroke and win the Abierto OSDE del Centro.


Related Topix: More Sports, Angel Cabrera, Golfers, Health