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UPCOMING

Jul 31 - Aug 3

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational

Firestone Country Club, Akron, OH

Purse: $9,000,000

Previous Winner: Tiger Woods

UPCOMING

Jul 31 - Aug 3

Barracuda Championship

Montreux Golf & Country Club, Reno, NV

Purse: $3,000,000

Previous Winner: Gary Woodland

1 hr ago | Bradenton.com

Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

While the statement he released through his management company offered no details, Johnson would not be at the PGA Championship next week at Valhalla Golf Club and could miss the Ryder Cup.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

1 hr ago | Merced Sun-Star

Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this fall while fitting in time to train for the New York City Marathon.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Wimbledon

5 hrs ago | 941zbq.com

Chris Tucker 'Not a Fan' of Completing Fourth 'Friday' Sequel

Listen up, comedy lovers, Chris Tucker has a message when he rolls into a town near you: 'You ain't got no job and got nothing to do, so come out!' The actor/comedian, best known for roles in comedies like 'Friday' and 'Rush Hour,' is bringing his new stand-up comedy show, the Payback Tour, running now through Aug. 23 , plus a charity golf ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chris Tucker, Golfers

9 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

PGA Tour players following 'Moneyball' model with statistical analysis

But considering the explosion of statistical analysis in professional golf, the regularity of McIlroy's woeful second rounds was first-grade stuff.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Golfers, Zach Johnson, Jason Day

13 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Golf notebook, July 31: Hilton Head Island lands eGolf Tour Championship

The eGolf Tour is returning to Hilton Head Island before the end of the year, bringing a huge purse with a substantial winner's share.

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Related Topix: Brent Delahoussaye, Golfers, Matt Hendrix

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Extreme sports enthusiast Rickie Fowler seeks thrill in WGC quest

You'd never be able to tell it from his neon-colored clothing, formerly long hair and the fact that he turned pro at just 21 years old - but Rickie Fowler is not your average golfer.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Rickie Fowler

Sunherald.com

Andy Ruthkoski wins Tournament of Champions again

The golfer from Muskegon finished the three rounds Wednesday at 13-under 203 to win the event for the second consecutive year.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Bob Ackerman

Sunherald.com

Goosen debuts in Reno's new Barracuda Championship

Defending champ Gary Woodland is playing in the World Golf Championship event in Ohio that attracts the world's best.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Reno-Tahoe Open, Golfers, Gary Woodland, PGA Golf, Retief Goosen, Davis Love III, Padraig Harrington

Reuters

Thai Kiradech eager to be big hit at PGA Championship again

Kiradech Aphibarnrat still remembers the cheers each time he reached for his driver at last year's PGA Championship and the big-hitting Thai has no plans to curb his aggressive style after earning a return invitation for the year's final major.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Thongchai Jaidee, Golfers

KUQL-FM Mitchell

PGA Tour commissioner, Woods hope for big finish

Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is as keen as the former world number one himself that he has a big 2014 finish.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup

The Sand Trap

Should Bernhard Langer Get Picked for the Ryder Cup?

Can't see them going with anyone from that list other than McDowell, Poulter and Westwood.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bladen Journal

Hancock wins on Coastal Junior Golf Tour

An impromptu practice round on Sunday helped Cade Hancock earn a weather-shortened win on the Coastal Junior Golf Tour on Monday at Old Pointe Golf & Country Club.

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NewsOK.com

Ben Crane celebrates a PGA Tour win with a party

Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Ben Crane, Golfers, Tiger Woods, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup

Theboltonnews.co.uk

It's not about numbers for McIlroy

Rory McIlroy wants to use his Open triumph as a springboard to further success this season, but insists he has never thought about matching Jack Nicklaus' record haul of major titles.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Jack Nicklaus, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Ryder Cup

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Golf Tidbits: Does Furyk have a closing problem?

Jim Furyk has been one of the most consistent players over the last 18 years on the PGA Tour.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Jim Furyk, Golfers, Jason Dufner, Tim Clark, Sergio Garcia

The Sand Trap

Jack or Tiger: Who's the greatest

I understood what you meant, but they are not irrelevant is what I'm saying. Henrik Stenson was ranked like 200th in the world in 2011 and now look at him.

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Related Topix: Henrik Stenson, Golfers, Graham Delaet, Brandt Snedeker, Lee Westwood, Webb Simpson, Hunter Mahan

The Island Packet

Firestone's percentage of major winners unsurpassed

Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio doesn't just draw an elite field, with every member of the top 50 in the world rankings expected to play in this week's $9 million World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.

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Related Topix: Hunter Mahan, More Sports, Golfers, PGA Golf, Craig Parry

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Youth Golf: Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter inspires Cirencester golfer Josh Gray

Gray, 13, and a member at South Cerney Golf Club, was one of just 100 juniors from around the country invited to play in the special event.

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Related Topix: Ian Poulter, Golfers

This is The West Country

GOLF: Cream of the crop raise charity funds at Enmore Park

THE cream of the West & South Wales PGA Professionals converged on Enmore Park Golf Club over the weekend for a special Charity Pro Am tournament.

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Related Topix: Golfers, David Dixon, John Bickerton

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Times

Mike Ballo Jr. said it best when describing how difficult the 6,722-yard course at Rolling Hills Country Club played during the first round of the 80th Connecticut Open Championship on Monday.

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Related Topix: Brian Gaffney, More Sports, Jason Caron, Golfers, Frank Bensel, Kyle Gallo, Ken Green

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