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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

2 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers

15 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Stephen Gallacher, Golfers, Paul McGinley, Sports

20 hrs ago | 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

Business Journal

A look at how to pull off a PGA Championship

If you're going to bring 250,000 golf spectators to town, you're going to need a lot of help doing it.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Sports, Horse Racing, Racing, Kentucky Derby

Golfweek

A year after WD, Wagner's goal to win Junior PGA

Tiger Woods is set to make his fifth appearance in the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge -- between the first two events of the FedEx Cup playoffs -- as will Jason Dufner, Jimmy Walker, Angel Cabrera and others.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Championship, Golf, Ryder Cup, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Notah Begay III, Jason Dufner

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, Golf, Thongchai Jaidee, Golfers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Detroit News

Next two weeks will shape rest of Tiger Woods' season

Akron, Ohio -- The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Matt Kuchar, Tom Watson, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup

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, Golf, Ben Crane, Golfers, Tiger Woods, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup

Sporting Life

Rory McIlroy: Looking to claim further success in 2014

McIlroy's win at Royal Liverpool earlier this month made him just the third player after Nicklaus and Tiger Woods to win three majors by the age of 25. And although the Northern Irishman would love to win a second US PGA title next week before trying to complete a career Grand Slam in next year's Masters, Nicklaus' tally of 18 major titles is not ... (more)

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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, Golf, Jim Furyk, Golfers, Jason Dufner, Tim Clark, Sergio Garcia

The Globe and Mail

Trio of golf greats say Bernhard Langer merits Ryder Cup consideration

Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie and Tony Jacklin have called for the 56-year-old Bernhard Langer to be considered for Ryder Cup selection after his emphatic 13-stroke victory in the Senior British Open at the weekend.

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