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3 hrs ago | Ananova

Ryder Cup stars in Match Play

Six members of Europe's Ryder Cup team have qualified for the Volvo World Match Play Championship at the London Golf Club next month. Defending champion Graeme McDowell and reigning Race to Dubai champion Henrik Stenson headline a field which also includes Gleneagles team-mates Thomas Bjorn, Jamie Donaldson, Victor Dubuisson and Stephen Gallacher.

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Related Topix: Graeme McDowell, Golf, Henrik Stenson, Thomas Bjorn, Jamie Donaldson, Stephen Gallacher, Thongchai Jaidee

7 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Robert rocks up to host firm's golf day

STAFF from a Hampshire firm pitted their golfing skills against a professional who has mixed with the likes of Tiger Woods. OneCom, which has its headquarters in Whiteley, held a team-bonding day hosted by golfer Robert Rock, who is a regular on the European Tour and beat Tiger Woods to the title at the 2012 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship .

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Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golf, Robert Rock

11 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

NM Open Tees Off Wednesday

Defending New Mexico Open Champ Charlie Beljan is just one of many former Lobos in a deep field at this year's event. The first round of the New Mexico Open is Wednesday at Santa Ana Golf Club.

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Related Topix: Golf, Charlie Beljan, D.J. Brigman

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Rory McIlroy suffered a costly double bogey on Sunday

Rory McIlroy missed out on a A 7million payday as Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title in Atlanta on Sunday. McIlroy and Horschel were among the five players who arrived at East Lake knowing victory in the season-ending tournament would not only be worth the first prize of A 880,000, but also secure the overall FedEx Cup title and a A 6.2million bonus.

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Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golf, Billy Horschel, Jim Furyk, Justin Rose, Chris Kirk, Jason Day

Salisbury Journal

McIlroy keen on pre-Ryder Cup rest

Rory McIlroy, pictured, struggled to a closing 71 as playing partner Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title Rory McIlroy, pictured, struggled to a closing 71 as playing partner Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title Rory McIlroy admitted he was looking forward to seeing the back of his golf clubs for a few days after failing to land a A 7million jackpot in Atlanta. Victory in the Tour Championship would have seen McIlroy also win the overall FedEx Cup title and enjoy an amazing payday, but the world number one struggled to a closing 71 as playing partner Billy Horschel won both prizes instead.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Billy Horschel

Athens Banner-Herald

Woods working hard in the gym, not on the course yet

Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December.

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

The Sand Trap

PGA tour 'good grooming' policy

"Billy Horschel often turns his cap backward upon holing out at No. 18. He has pondered playing an entire round with that slacker look, even after being advised that the PGA Tour might assess a fine."

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Related Topix: Billy Horschel, Golf

The Fresno Bee

Woods says strength is back, but not swing

Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn't hit a golf ball since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, and still doesn't know when he will.

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

CBS Local

Woods Says His Strength Back, But Not Swing

Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December.

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

Switched

Rory McIlroy Shoots Golf Ball Into Spectator's Pocket

Is that a golf ball in his pocket, or is this guy just happy to be watching the PGA Tour? Actually, yes, that is a golf ball in his pocket. Pro golfer Rory McIlroy made an unbelievable and unintentional trick shot Sept.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, PGA Championship, PGA Golf

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Teenager Kim seals first major

A two-shot swing on the final hole of the final women's major of the season saw South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim clinch a remarkable victory in the Evian Championship at the expense of Karrie Webb of Australia Sunday. Webb chasing an eighth career major, but first since 2006, was one ahead going into the 18th hole, but took three shots from the edge of the green for a bogey five, missing her final effort from 12 feet.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Karrie Webb, Golf, Morgan Pressel, Kraft Nabisco Championship

The Columbus Dispatch

Golf | Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship: Justin Thomas prevails in sudden death

Justin Thomas is accompanied by his grandmother Phyllis Thomas, a Hilliard resident, after winning on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. Justin Thomas couldn't recall the last time he won a golf tournament, other than it was when he was in college at Alabama a year or two ago.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Justin Thomas, Richard Sterne

Golfweek

Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident `

See some of the action and emotion from Thursday's first round at the Tour Championship, the final event of the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup, at East Lake in Atlanta. Less than five days after winning their season-opening tournament at the Gopher Invitational, the Baylor Bears lead by eight at the Fighting Illini Invitational.

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Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golf

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Age

Jason Day may miss Australian Open

Jason Day's need for an extensive rehabilitation program could put his place at this year's Australian Open in jeopardy. Day finished his US PGA Tour season at the Tour Championship in a tie for fourth despite carrying a back complaint and still feeling ill-affects from a season-long thumb problem.

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Related Topix: Golf, Jason Day

Reuters

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, PGA Golf, Jimmy Walker, David Duval, Phil Mickelson

InsideHalton.com

McIlroy, Horschel tied for Championship lead

Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose. McIlroy was plodding along Saturday in the Tour Championship, frustrated by a pair of three-putt bogeys and a round that "wasn't much to look at out there" when his prospects changed quickly.

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

TheCourier.com

Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

This photo provided by Greg Norman shows Norman resting in a hospital bed after a chainsaw accident.

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KTVN Reno

Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity. This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star.

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Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golf

The Sand Trap

J.R. Smith to MJ: "I'll whup your ass [at golf]"

Over the course of the last few years, J.R. Smith has pretty much become obsessed with golf. In fact, this past spring, he spent 21 straight days on the golf course and devoted a ton of time to getting better at the sport.

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Related Topix: Keegan Bradley, Golf, Tiger Woods

Sunday Herald

Golfer Greg Norman: I'm lucky to still have a left hand after chainsaw accident

Two-time golf major winner Greg Norman said he was "damaged" but "lucky" to still have a left hand after a chainsaw accident on Saturday. Two-time golf major winner Greg Norman said he was \"damaged\" but \"lucky\" to still have a left hand after a chainsaw accident on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golf

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