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Aug 21 - Aug 24

The Barclays

Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, NJ

Purse: $8,000,000

Previous Winner: Adam Scott

1 hr ago | Thame Today

New hotel to be built at golf club

A Bucks golf club is building a new hotel on its grounds, a facility that will create 70 additional jobs.


Related Topix: Tony Jacklin, Golfers

5 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

[YouTube] HBO Real Sports: The Future of Golf

That was really well put together.. I wouldn't mind trying out the 15 inch holes now either..


Related Topix: Curtis Strange, Golfers

10 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Tringale of clear mind after PGA disqualification

Tringale disqualified himself from the PGA Championship several days after the final major of the year ended.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, PGA Golf, Matt Jones, Golfers, Rory McIlroy

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Couples still seeking elusive hometown win

It will remain a sore spot with Fred Couples until he's finally able to add the accomplishment to his resume.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Golfers, Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, John Riegger, Sports

McIlroy candid over struggles

Rory McIlroy admitted a week of distractions had taken their toll after he suffered a nightmare start to The Barclays.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, PGA Championship, Hunter Mahan, Cameron Tringale

The Washington Post

Choi is early leader at Canadian Women's Open

Na Yeon Choi of South Korea chipped in for three of her nine birdies and tied the course record at 8-under 64 for the early lead at the Canadian Women's Open.


Related Topix: Na Yeon Choi, Golfers, Inbee Park, Sports

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

McIlroy stumbles to 74, worst start in 2 months

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits a fairway shot on the 13th hole during the first round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. .


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Ryo Ishikawa, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan

The Washington Post

Donaldson leads after 1st round of Czech Masters

Jamie Donaldson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take first-round lead at the Czech Masters and boost his chances of securing a spot on the European Ryder Cup team.


Related Topix: Jamie Donaldson, Golfers, Sports

Business Journal

Ballmer on the golf course again, this time with Clippers star Chris Paul

Steve Ballmer, left, and Fred Couples will be joined Thursday morning at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf course by Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers.


Related Topix: Golfers, Fred Couples, More Sports, U.S. Open

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Why is interest in golf on the decline?

High school senior Joe Harkal is kicking soccer ball not on a soccer field, but on a golf course.


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golfers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane: They shoot left but swing right

Jonathan Toews brushes his teeth with his right hand. He throws a baseball right-handed.


Related Topix: More Sports, Bubba Watson, Golfers, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, PGA Championship, Michael Bradley

Scott Hebert cruises to 6-shot win at Michigan PGA

The pro from Grand Traverse Resort & Spa shot an 11-under-par 61 in the first round and a seven-under 65 in Round 2. He finished Wednesday with an even-par 72 to go 18-under for the tournament at 198.


Related Topix: Scott Hebert, Golfers

The Washington Post

Rory McIlroy not wrapped up torches or rivalries

"There's a lot of great, young players that will be playing in majors for the next 20, 25 years that can really make their mark on the game," McIlroy said Wednesday.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Tiger Woods

Washington Times

McIlroy wants strong finish to great year

The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn't even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Padraig Harrington

The Guardian

'Face of Canadian golf' Henderson ready for her close-up playing at home

The amateur from Smiths Falls, Ont., is well aware of the high expectations that come from finishing in the top 10 at a major tournament and emerging as the best young Canadian women's golfer.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golfers, Alena Sharp, U.S. Women's Open, LPGA Golf

KXLY-TV Spokane

George W. Bush takes the ice bucket challenge

Former President George W. Bush was challenged by several people, including his daughter Jenna Hager Bush and golfer Rory McIlroy, to donate money toward researching the disease or dump a bucket of ice water over his head as part of a cause that's taken over social media.


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golfers

The Northern Echo

Veterans prepare for charity pro-am golf tournament

GOLF DAY: Paul Nichol, Ges Almond and Jason Wilkes veterans from Phoenix House have their final training session with professional Martyn Stubbings at Rockliffe Hall ahead of a charity pro-am golf tournament on Thursday.


Related Topix: Ian Woosnam, Golfers, Sam Torrance, Mark James

CHAMPIONS - Boeing Classic Preview

NOTES: The Champions Tour travels to the West Coast this week for the Boeing Classic in the state of Washington, held at the Jack Nicklaus-designed TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.


Related Topix: More Sports, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers, PGA Golf, Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer, Dave Stockton, Bruce Crampton

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bridgwater Mercury

Enmore Park golfer David Dixon battles to West Region title at The Players Club

ENMORE Park's David Dixon scrambled to the Marston's West Region PGA Championship at The Players Club, near Bristol, by one-shot, beating player-of-the-season Michael Watson who won the OOM title for the first time in more than 20 years.


Related Topix: Golfers, David Dixon

The Washington Post

Mahan wants to stay in hunt for stretch drive

In this July 23, 2014, file photo, Hunter Mahan, from Dallas, Texas, tees off during the pro-am event at the Canadian Open golf championship at Royal Montreal golf club in Montreal.


Related Topix: Hunter Mahan, More Sports, Golfers, PGA Golf, Brandt Snedeker, Luke Donald, Sports