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UPCOMING

Sep 11 - Sep 14

TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola

East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, GA

Purse: $8,000,000

Previous Winner: Henrik Stenson

3 hrs ago | GolfChannel

Quotes of the Week: September 14, 2014

"I was going through Twitter last night and it was like, 'Hold on here, did I say something bad here? I don't think I did,'a I know Tiger and Phil really well. I get on really well with both guys.

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7 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Excited Walker eyes Cup debut after stunning year

Making the United States Ryder Cup for the first time had long been a goal for Jimmy Walker, though it was a fairly remote one as he toiled away almost anonymously as a journeyman on the highly competitive PGA Tour. But that changed in the proverbial blink of an eye after the American made a stunning start to the 2013-14 season, winning three times in eight events to rocket up the U.S. Cup standings.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Jimmy Walker, Phil Mickelson, David Duval

11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

This photo provided by Greg Norman shows Norman resting in a hospital bed after a chainsaw accident. Norman posted a photo to Instagram on Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Greg Norman, Golfers, Lorena Ochoa

14 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Wife of American golf star Patrick Reed set to make Ryder Cup history ...

A WIFE of a player has never carried the bag at the Ryder Cup but that's all set to change next week when Justine Reed accompanies her husband Patrick. Patrick Reed and his wife Justine celebrate after defeating Jordan Spieth on the second hole of a playoff during the final round of the Wyndham Championship A wife has never carried the bag at the tournament before but the American ace wants to revive the partnership that won three PGA tour titles.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Golfers, Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, Sports

18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

McIlroy, Horschel tied for tour lead

Rory McIlroy and Billy Horschel shake hands on the 18th green during the third round of the Tour Championship. Photo: Sam Greenwood Atlanta Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Billy Horschel, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Jim Furyk reveals his pain of America always losing to Europe in the Ryder Cup

Two years on from his shocking collapse against Sergio Garcia at the Ryder Cup, and Jim Furyk is still getting asked about it. 'Every time I go to the Press room, I know the questions are coming and I feel like we're in a morgue,' he says.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Jim Furyk, Golfers, Sergio Garcia, Keegan Bradley

Examiner.com

Ryder Cup connections abound at upcoming 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open

Crenshaw and Love, who led the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 2012, will both be playing in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open, September 26 - 28. In just over a week and a half, over the three days from September 26 to 28, the eyes of the golf world will mostly be focused on the Ryder Cup matches being held at Gleneagles, Perthshire, Scotland. Here in Central California, however, many legends of the golf world, including several players with notable Ryder Cup backgrounds, will be playing in the Champion Tour's Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach and Poppy Hills .

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Ben Crenshaw, Golfers, Davis Love III, Tom Lehman

RTE.ie

Wattel closing in on first European Tour title

France's Romain Wattel will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the KLM Open on Sunday as he seeks his first European Tour title. Wattel, mentioned as a potential future Ryder Cup player by European captain Paul McGinley last week, carded seven birdies and one bogey in a third round of 64 to finish 14 under par at Kennemer Golf Club.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Paul McGinley, Golfers, Richie Ramsay, Paul Casey, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington

The China Post

McIlroy surprised by reaction to comments on Tiger Woods

Rory McIlroy is perplexed that his remarks on Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson being on the "last few holes" of their careers caused so many headlines. McIlroy was asked on the eve of the Tour Championship whether Woods and Mickelson not being eligible for the 30-man field represented a changing of the guard.

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

Golf World

Jerry Tarde: The Grittiest of Them All

I was having lunch at the Century Club in Manhattan last summer with my golf pal Rick Smith, who used to run Newsweek and now oversees The Pinkerton Foundation, which supports community programs for young people in the poor neighborhoods of New York City. When we're not talking about golf, we're usually talking about our kids.

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KTMF

Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

12, 2014, in Atlanta. . Chris Kirk reacts after hisshot from the 13th fairway went into a bunker during the second round of play in the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Billy Horschel, More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Chris Kirk, Rory McIlroy, Matt Kuchar, Jason Day

USA Today

Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

Horschel is a blend of energy and enthusiasm, a mixture that can rub other players the wrong way. One of those players was McIlroy, who was irritated by the Floridian's level of excitement over every shot.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 FedEx Cup: For Rory McIlroy, FedEx Win Is About Legacy More Than Loot

Rory McIlroy has reached an altitude where it's safe to turn on all electrical and portable devices, but the captain has asked that you remain seated with your seatbelt firmly secured. The turbulent ascent of McIlroy's game through the first three legs of the FedEx Cup playoffs has calmed and, it appears, he's set to soar far above and beyond the rest of this Tour Championship.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Billy Horschel, Tiger Woods, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Adam Scott

CBS Local

TTYM: Tebow's New Gig, Tyson's Tirade And McIlroy's Major Miss

So, in case you didn't notice, the Ray Rice elevator video release dominated news this week, but life and drama in the sports world did go on. In what was almost the biggest disaster in the NFL this week, the Giants got thrown to the, 'er well, Lions losing 14-35 in the season opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eli Manning, NFL Players, More Sports, Golf

USA Today

Rickie Fowler has done everything but win this season on PGA Tour

Rickie Fowler has done everything but win this season on PGA Tour Few golfers have had the year that Rickie Fowler has. But he might trade some of it for a victory Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tINOAJ Rickie Fowler waves to fans after making a putt on the second hole during the second round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Ryder Cup

FOX23

Golf Tidbits: Can the PGA Tour rework schedule?

The general public doesn't like to hear millionaire golfers complain about fatigue from playing several events in a row. That isn't hard labor, many would argue.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Ryder Cup, Zach Johnson, Jim Furyk, Bill Haas, Golfers, Geoff Ogilvy

Sky Sports

Ryder Cup 2014: Woosnam wary of too many vice-captains

Ian Woosnam has expressed his surprise at Paul McGinley's decision to appoint five assistant captains for the Ryder Cup later this month. European skipper McGinley had already confirmed Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as vice-captains during the summer, and he then added Jose Maria Olazabal, Padraig Harrington and Miguel-Angel Jimenez to his backroom staff last week.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Ian Woosnam, Golfers, Paul McGinley, Sam Torrance, Des Smyth, Jose Maria Olazabal

BleacherReport

2014 FedEx Cup: Leaderboard of Stars Makes for Epic $10M Sunday Fight

One look at the leaderboard of the Tour Championship tells you the last three days of the FedEx Cup playoffs are heading to an epic finale. Pit the best against the best and you're seeing a Fall Classic the MLB would gladly trade for.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, Bill Haas, Jim Furyk

Thu Sep 11, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Just like Tiger Woods, the golf industry will be fine

PGA golfer Tiger Woods during the second round of the 2014 PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on August 8, 2014. After decades of booming success, Woods is going through hard times and a debate rages over whether it's a permanent decline or just a bump in the road.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, PGA Championship

Journal Gazette

Kirk, Horschel share lead at Tour Championship

Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel have little in common except a clean card of 4-under 66 at the Tour Championship and their chances at the biggest payoff in golf.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Chris Kirk, Golfers, Billy Horschel, Bubba Watson, Jason Day

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