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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

3 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

PGA Championship Field

Two spots are being held for the winners of the Bridgestone Invitational and Barracuda Championship if they are not already eligible.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Jason Dufner, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer, Y.E Yang, Padraig Harrington

7 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

PGA Championship Trivia Quiz

On which course did this take place? 17. John Mahaffey owns the PGA Championship record for the greatest final-round comeback at seven strokes.

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8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

PGA Championship at a glance

Last year: Jason Dufner, who lost a four-shot lead with four holes to play in the 2011 PGA Championship, atoned for that collapse by closing with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Jim Furyk.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Jason Dufner, Golfers, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods, Bob May, Sports

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

PGA Championship capsules

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the 96th PGA Championship, to be played Aug. 7-10 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Championship, British Open, U.S. Open, Ryder Cup, Sports

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

PGA Championship hole by hole

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A hole-by-hole look at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the 96th PGA Championship on Aug. 7-10: No.

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10 hrs ago | Graham Leader

Your Top Plays for Today

In this July 25, 2014 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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14 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

A solid start for Woods, the lead for Leishman

Tiger Woods began his title defense in the Bridgestone Invitational with a perfect tee shot down the middle of the fairway and a shot that covered the flag until it settled 10 feet behind the hole.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Marc Leishman, Dustin Johnson, Ryan Moore

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The State

Quirky Keegan Bradley has his hands clean, bags packed

These are a few words you might hear used to describe Bradley, whose pre-shot approach has been described as a game of Red Light, Green Light.

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Bradenton.com

Nick Watney leads Barracuda Championship

Watney earned 18 points at Montreux Golf and Country Club. Players receive 8 points for double eagle, 5 for eagle, 2 for birdie, 0 for par, minus-1 for bogey and minus-3 for double bogey or worse.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Nick Watney, More Sports, Chad Campbell, Martin Laird, John Rollins

The News Tribune

Faxon, Fay to work for Fox Sports

Faxon worked briefly for NBC Sports and most recently for Golf Channel. He will serve as the lead studio analyst and a hole announcer for Fox, which has signed a 12-year deal to broadcast the U.S. Open and other USGA events starting next year.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Keegan Bradley, Golfers

CBC News

Dustin Johnson taking leave of absence from golf

Dustin Johnson tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of the Canadian Open at on July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Dustin Johnson, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, U.S. Open, British Open

Business Journal

Where do PGA Championship players stay?

Not counting the droves of fans coming to Louisville to watch the golf tournament, area hotels will accommodate out-of-town media, PGA staffers and, of course, the golfers.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Championship, Golf

The Sand Trap

2014 WGC Bridgestone Invitational Discussion Thread

The Bridgestone World Championship is this week in Akron. An interesting tweet by Will Gray of the Golf Channel.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Bill Dwyre: Golf analyst David Feherty is a recovering alcoholic with a knowledge of greens

He will turn 56 in two weeks, and the odds of that actually happening 10 years ago were not good.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, David Feherty, Golfers, Tom Watson, Lanny Wadkins, Jim Furyk

Sunherald.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, Golf, Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Golfers, Zach Johnson, Jason Day

The Daily Record

Stephen Gallacher targets three massive prizes in a bid to nail his US Tour card and a Ryder Cup spot

STEPHEN Gallacher has targeted three massive prizes in a bid to nail his US Tour card and a Ryder Cup spot.

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Journal Gazette

Woods optimistic on eve of Firestone

The first stop is Firestone, where Woods is an eight-time winner and the defending champion.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Rory McIlroy: a champion at charming

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, responds during an interview, at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational,Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson

The Sand Trap

Johnny Miller Discusses Tiger's Swing

It's been 20 years since Tiger Woods won the first of three consecutive U.S. Amateurs.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Barracuda Championship Tees Off Tomorrow

The 16th PGA Tournament in Reno has a new sponsor, a new name, no defending champ and a modified Stableford scoring format that encourages rookies and swashbuckling vets alike to chase eagles up and down the edge of the Sierra Nevada.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Reno-Tahoe Open, Golfers, Gary Woodland

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