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UPCOMING

Jul 24 - Jul 27

RBC Canadian Open

The Royal Montreal Golf Club, Ile Bizard, Canada

Purse: $5,700,000

Previous Winner: Brandt Snedeker

3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Goosen, Ogilvy to play at PGA tourney in Reno

Officials for the tournament formerly called the Reno-Tahoe Open announced on Friday that Retief Goosen and Geoff Ogilvy have joined the field.

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5 hrs ago | Golf.com

Luke Donald's success from the sand dispels some commonly-held bunker myths

Since 2004, former World No. 1 Luke Donald has been the best putter on the planet, but did you know he's also the second best from the greenside sand? Donald's putting gains him nearly a stroke per round on the field.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sucher soars into Midwest Classic lead

Zack Sucher fired an 8-under 63 on Friday and soared into the lead after two rounds of the Midwest Classic.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Zack Sucher, Golfers, Jason Gore, Aaron Watkins, Bill Lunde, Steve Allan

Brandon Sun

Tough day for Canadian amateurs hoping to make the cut at Canadian Open

Ultimately, of the five Canadian amateurs competing in the second round, only 23-year-old Taylor Pendrith made the cut.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Jim Furyk, Tim Petrovic, Golfers, Chris Baryla, Richard Scott

The State

Furyk, Petrovic, share Canadian Open lead

The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at Hamilton and 2007 champion at Angus Glen, matched Petrovic at 10-under 130 at Royal Montreal.

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SLAM! Sports

Furyk, DeLaet, Kuchar trio shoot golden second round

There were so many birdies recorded by one particular group at the RBC Canadian Open on Friday, they didn't need a scorer.

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NewsOK.com

7-shot lead for Langer at Senior British Open

Bernhard Langer has a seven-stroke cushion to take into the third round of the Senior British Open after shooting a 5-under 66 Friday to add to his opening 65. The German is on 11-under 131 overall at a sunny Royal Porthcawl with Scotland's Colin Montgomerie and South African-based Englishman Chris Williams tied for second on 4-under 138.

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USA Today

Nicklaus would pick Tiger for Ryder Cup team

Despite Tiger Woods only playing six mediocre-to-poor rounds of competitive golf since undergoing back surgery, Jack Nicklaus says he'd pick Tiger for the upcoming Ryder Cup team and he assumes captain Tom Watson will too.

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Reuters

Stanley back in form to set pace in Canada

Kyle Stanley has endured a frustrating 2013-14 PGA Tour season with 11 missed cuts in 25 starts but hinted at better things to come as he surged into an early one-shot lead at the Canadian Open in Montreal on Thursday.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Kyle Stanley, Golfers, Justin Hicks, Nick Watney, Troy Merritt

WAVE-TV Louisville

Parking for PGA Championship involves bus travel

In less than a week, we'll know who made the final field list to play in the PGA Championship here in Louisville.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

University of Toledo

Head Coach Jamie Broce to be Featured on CBS' "The Road to the PGA Championship" on Sunday

TOLEDO, OH Toledo men's golf coach Jamie Broce will be among several individuals profiled this weekend on "The Road to the PGA Championship," a documentary-style look at eight competitors who will participate in the 96th PGA Championship on August 7-10.

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Northern Michigan News

Putnam, Petrovic share Canadian Open lead

Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.

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Rock Hill Herald

Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

Langer, who threw away a two-stroke lead on the final hole at Royal Birkdale last year and then was beaten for the title in a playoff, was out in a best-of-the-day 31. He birdied the third, fourth, sixth and eighth holes, and went 5 under when he birdied the long 13th.

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Cleveland.com

Firestone Country Club's emerald fairways are winners during PGA's Bridgestone Invitational (video and galleries)

Every year, when Larry Napora sees Firestone Country Club's emerald fairways gleaming on national television during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, he feels like a proud papa.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Sport superstars give rare prizes to dad's fundraiser

TOP golfers, including the legendary Jack Nicklaus, Rory McIlroy and Hampshire's own Justin Rose have come together to support young dad Alex Lewis.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Jack Nicklaus, Justin Rose, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter

Bradenton.com

McIlroy's victory means a bigger spotlight

Let's see if you've heard this before: young golfer reaches No. 1 in the world rankings, wins his third major championship by the age of 25 -- the second one being the PGA Championship -- and racked up records en route to his first major triumph.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers, Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Golf: Ryder Cup selections are down to crunch time

The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not on the team.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Zach Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk

Duncan Banner

Expectations too high for a rehabbing Woods

Even when Tiger Woods finished just a few strokes from last place at the British Open, he was one of the featured topics in stories coming out of Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

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The Washington Post

Weir, DeLaet look to end 60-year Canadian drought

"It's going to end at some point, so hopefully, if not myself, it's another Canadian that gets it done this week," said Weir, one of 19 Canadians in the field for the tournament that starts Thursday at Royal Montreal.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Graham Delaet, Golfers, Tiger Woods, David Hearn, Tom Kite, Andy Bean

Business Journal

Homeowners offer up houses to PGA Championship visitors

It has become more common for attendees, especially those that are traveling in groups, to rent out private homes for the week .

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