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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 | 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

2 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

3 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

7 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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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Tiger Woods, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Ryder Cup

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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The Island Packet

Firestone's percentage of major winners unsurpassed

Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio doesn't just draw an elite field, with every member of the top 50 in the world rankings expected to play in this week's $9 million World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational.

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Related Topix: Hunter Mahan, More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Craig Parry

The News Tribune

Golf Glance

Television: Golf Channel and CBS . Last year: Tiger Woods won for eighth time to match the PGA Tour record he shares with Sam Snead for victories in an event.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Tim Clark, Jim Furyk, David Horsey

The Olympian

Get ready for - Putnam & Putnam' on the PGA Tour in 2015

It's hard enough for a golfer from one singular county, state or country to earn playing privileges on the PGA Tour.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Michael Putnam, Golfers, Curt Byrum

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The State

Sister with special needs helps new PGA Tour star Jordan Spieth remain grounded

Her father was playing a members-only event at Congressional Country Club, but the Penn State freshman-to-be had to slip away to find her new favorite player on the PGA Tour.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Adam Scott, Tiger Woods

The Sand Trap

Should Bernhard Langer Get Picked for the Ryder Cup?

On Morning Drive today we had a lively chat inspired by Bernhard Langer's record 13-stroke victory in the Senior British Open.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Ryder Cup, Bernhard Langer, Golfers, British Open, Paul McGinley, Thomas Bjorn

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