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1 hr ago | Modern Tire Dealer

Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic tees off Sept. 18

For years, Yokohama Tire Corp. has utilized football, basketball and baseball as the backbone of its sports marketing program. In 2014, it added golf, specifically women's golf.

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5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Photographing Portland golf's final round

The end of August, give or take a few days, is the peak of the golf season in Portland. At least if you judge by the professional tournaments which come to town during that time.

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9 hrs ago | Golfweek

Wie wins first LPGA major-championship award

See some of the action and emotion from Thursday's first round at the Tour Championship, the final event of the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup, at East Lake in Atlanta. With the best team round of the tournament, Illinois came back to win its own Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields Sunday.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Golf: Billy Horschel finishes fast, takes Tour Championship, FedEx Cup

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 in Atlanta on Sunday to capture the FedEx Cup.

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Related Topix: Billy Horschel, Golf, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Jim Furyk, More Sports, Karrie Webb, Justin Thomas

BleacherReport

Evian Championship 2014: Day 4 LPGA Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More

A two-stroke turnaround on the final hole helped Hyo Joo Kim come away with a first-place finish at the 2014 Evian Championship. The 19-year-old player trailed veteran Karrie Webb by one stroke heading into the final hole, but the teenager birdied while Webb bogeyed in a final change of fortune.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Karrie Webb, Golfers, Na Yeon Choi, Paula Creamer

GolfChannel

2014 Rolex Awards cermony

SEPTEMBER 13: Michelle Wie of USA poses with LPGA staff for a photograph at the Rolex Awards cermony after the third round of The Evian Championship at the Evian Resort Golf Club on September 13, 2014 in Evian-les-Bains, France. EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 13: Michelle Wie of USA poses for a photograph at the Rolex Awards cermony after the third round of The Evian Championship at the Evian Resort Golf Club on September 13, 2014 in Evian-les-Bains, France.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Golf: Blue Hill a tricky test for Mass. Mid-Amateur

F rank Vana has won the Mass. Mid-Amateur a record nine times, including each of the past two years.

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Ananova

Kim goes one clear in Evian

Seven-time major champion Karrie Webb mixed four birdies with three bogeys in a one-under 70, leaving the 39-year-old one shot behind Kim. Overnight leader Brittany Lincicome dropped four shots off the lead after a 77, which featured two double bogeys and a triple bogey within the first seven holes.

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The China Post

Fubon offering LPGA Tour early bird special deal

Fubon Financial Holding Co., the new title sponsor of the Taiwan leg of the LPGA Tour this year, is offering golf fans an early chance to buy tickets to the event at a discount of up to 33 percent over the next eight days. The event, held at the Sunrise Golf & Country Club and sponsored by the Sunrise Group for the past three years, will now be known as the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship and is being held at the Linkou Miramar Golf Country Club in New Taipei from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. Eighty-one top women's professional golfers will compete for a total purse of US$2 million, according to Fubon Financial Holdings.

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BleacherReport

Evian Championship 2014: Day 3 LPGA Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More

The LPGA's fifth and final major of the 2014 season kicked into gear on Saturday with the third round of the Evian Championship. Following cut day on Friday, the field has been whittled down to the best players the sport has to offer.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Kraft Nabisco Championship, Suzann Pettersen, Golfers, Brittany Lincicome, Stacy Lewis, Anna Nordqvist

Fri Sep 12, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Andrew Perry to enter PEI Sports Hall of Fame

Summerside's Andrew Perry, one of the most notable names in the Island harness racing industry as an owner, breeder, trainer and builder, who was part of the group that helped rebuild Summerside Raceway in the 1950s will be inducted. Also entering are Lorie Kane, one of P.E.I.'s greatest-ever athletes and a four-time winner on the LPGA Tour, Stanhope's Paul Arsenault, who had 597 varsity hockey wins in a 27-year career that included 16 conference championships and four national silver medals; Charlottetown's Paul Nogler, who dominated numerous sports, especially racquet sports, in the early 1980s.

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English Dong-A

Kim Hyo-joo rewrites major tournament history

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 03:17. . Kim Hyo-joo, 19, sponsored by Lotte, has put her name in golf history.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Lincicome takes 1-shot lead from Kim at Evian

12, 2014. . South Korea's Hyo Joo Kim watches her shoot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Friday, Sept.

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Golfweek

Lincicome takes one-shot lead at Evian Championship

See some of the action and emotion from Thursday's first round at the Tour Championship, the final event of the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup, at East Lake in Atlanta. Texas and Illinois will open their respective seasons Friday at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational - and they will each do it with three freshmen in the lineup.

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Pro Golf Now

Evian Championship 2014 - Day 1 Round-up

Day one of the Evian Championship 2014 in perfect weather conditions saw some low scores being posted on the board. We saw world No.9 Karrie Webb shoot 8 birdies for the day with a couple of hiccups, she closed at -6.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Prattville gearing up for upcoming Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

The father accused of killing his five children and dumping them in trash bags in Alabama is being extradited back to Lexington County to face murder charges.Custody of Tim Jones, Jr. was transferred over Tim Jones, Jr., the man accused by Lexington County investigators of brutally murdering his five children, will appear before a judge Friday morning.

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Capital Soup

LPGA Star Lexi Thompson to Train with UNF Students October 1

WHO: Lexi Thompson, 19 year-old LPGA pro and winner of the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship, will be in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday, October 1, at the University of North Florida Golf Complex. Men and women's golf teams and golf enthusiasts from the North Florida area, including incoming freshmen to the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University, University of Florida and Flagler College, will be welcomed to hit balls alongside Lexi at the range, receiving one-on-one instruction from Lexi herself.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Golf: Kim takes four-shot lead at Evian Championship

South Korean teen Kim Hyo-joo set the Evian Championship alight as she hit 10 birdies in a record-breaking first round 10-under-par 61 on Thursday . South Korean Kim Hyo-joo waves after winning the first round of the Evian golf Championships, a major tournament on the women's calendar, on Sep 11, 2014 in the French Alps town of Evian-les-Bains.

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Examiner.com

Brooke Henderson to play charity match at Brockville Country Club

Brooke Henderson , the 17-year-old golfing phenom from Smiths Falls, will be playing a charity match at the Brockville Country Club on Sept. 20 in support of the St. John Ambulance Brigade of Leeds-Grenville and Lanark.

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Golfweek

1Michelle Wie (finger) withdraws from Evian Championship

See the action and emotion from Sunday's final round of the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills during the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup playoffs. Texas and Illinois will open their respective seasons Friday at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational - and they will each do it with three freshmen in the lineup.

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