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Apr 17 - Apr 20

RBC Heritage

Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head, SC

Purse: $5,800,000

Previous Winner: Graeme McDowell

3 hrs ago |

Golfer jumps into pond to avoid hornet attack

At first, Pablo Larrazabal thought nothing was out of the ordinary when he swatted an insect away from his face at a tournament in Malaysia on Friday.


Related Topix: Pablo Larrazabal, Golfers

7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Golf: Mixed start for Lee and Wilkinson

Tim Wilkinson has made a steady start to the RBD Heritage tournament on the PGA Tour in South Carolina with a one-under 70 during his first round.


Related Topix: Tim Wilkinson, Golfers, Danny Lee, Matt Kuchar, William McGirt

11 hrs ago | International Business Times

Chitrangada Singh Divorces Golfer Husband Jyoti Randhawa: Reports

Last year, reports of trouble in the couple's marriage had surfaced as they were spotted visiting a family court in Gurgaon.


Related Topix: Jyoti Randhawa, Golfers

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Stanford Takes 1-Shot Lead Over Wie At Lpga Lotte

Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday.


Related Topix: Angela Stanford, LPGA Golf, More Sports

St. Petersburg Times

Matt Kuchar among three tied for RBC Heritage lead

Kuchar, who tied for fifth at Augusta National on Sunday, shot bogey-free 5-under 66 to share the first-round lead with Scott Langley and William McGirt.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Matt Kuchar, Golfers, William McGirt, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy

ABC News

Gene Fieger Leads Senior PGA Professional

Gene Fieger shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Thursday to take a four-stroke lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship.


Related Topix: Gene Fieger

Nanaimo Daily News


Miguel Angel Jimenez's starring role in the best Masters ever for players 50 and over was the perfect lead-in for his Champions Tour debut.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf


World's best golf destinations: Vote for your favorite

Voting ends Monday at noon in USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice contest for 'Best Golf Destination.'


Related Topix: Rich Beem, Golfers

The Sand Trap

Vijay Singh Hole 5 Friday At The Masters

I haven't been able to watch much golf on TV lately but I did watch some highlights of the masters.


Related Topix: More Sports, The Masters

Mark Broadie's 'Every Shot Counts' reevaluates golf truisms to help your game

'Every Shot Counts', the new book by Mark Broadie, the Columbia University professor behind the PGA Tour's strokes-gained-putting stat, applies the strokes-gained principle to the whole game of golf to help even the weekend duffer make every shot count.


Related Topix: More Sports


Players Championship changes to 3-hole playoff

THE PLAYERS Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Naples Daily News

Ryu takes early lead in Lpga Lotte tournament

So Yeon Ryu shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday to take the lead halfway through a windy first round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship.


Related Topix: LPGA Golf, More Sports

Spieth Ready for More After Masters Success

The 20-year-old Spieth is in the field at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links that starts Thursday.


Related Topix: More Sports, Bubba Watson, Golfers, PGA Golf, Davis Love III, Tom Watson, Zach Johnson

The Sand Trap

Bubba - fan or no fan ??

That's messed up. A guy could be a wife beater, KKK member, pedophile, terrorist, and but you'd be a fan because he plays the game of golf to your liking.


Related Topix: Golfers, Jason Dufner, Matt Every

Blackpool Citizen

Westwood seeking to rebound

Lee Westwood will look to shake off the disappointment of another missed major opportunity - not to mention the jet-lag - in an event which provided one of his earliest professional victories.


Related Topix: Lee Westwood

The Miami Herald

Golfer Jason Day out 3 weeks with thumb injury

Jason Day, of Australia, holds up his ball after putting on the eighth hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.


Related Topix: Golfers, Jason Day

The Sand Trap

Tiger Woods Master Catch-All Thread

Squats have greater potential because of the amount of weight used as well. Of course any exercise like a squat can hurt your back if done improperly...BUT, Tiger is not a normal person! he has been strength training for years and I believe he has used a trainer for years too.


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golfers

The Sand Trap

What would you shoot at Augusta on Sunday?

I'm not familiar with this book in any way, so I'm curious, what is that 20% statistic based on? 20% on any random hole? 20% of the time a player who shoots 80 will have less putts in an entire round than a pro? Does this take into account GIR ? To me, statistics don't always mean much without understanding what they're based on.


Related Topix: More Sports

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Stan Cooke leads Senior PGA Professional

Stan Cooke shot a 7-under 65 in windy conditions Tuesday to take the first-round lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship.


Related Topix: Golfers, Frank Esposito

KURB-FM Little Rock

Paulina Gretzky's Provocative "Golf Digest" Cover Shoot

Golf Digest has released a video to accompany Paulina Gretzky's cover story for the magazine's May issue.


Related Topix: Golfers, Dustin Johnson