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Langer takes first-round lead at Senior Open

In tough, windy conditions, Bernhard Langer carded a first-round, 6-under 65 on Thursday and he holds a 2-shot lead over Bob Tway at the Senior Open Championship.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Bernhard Langer, Bob Tway, Mark Wiebe, Colin Montgomerie

7 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

One And Done! PGA Announces Long Drive Competition at last major at Valhalla

There really isn't much in common between long drive and real golf other than a ball and a club.


Related Topix: J.B. Holmes, Golf

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros

Based in the Pittsburgh suburb of Findlay Township, Dick's operates more than 500 stores nationwide, most under the Dick's name.


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golf

The Tribune

Petrovic, Putnam share Canadian Open lead

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


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tim Petrovic, Michael Putnam, Kyle Stanley, Charl Schwartzel, Nick Watney

Golf Capsules

The 47-year-old Petrovic was the last player to get in the field, grabbing a spot when Benjamin Alvarado withdrew Tuesday.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tim Petrovic, Michael Putnam, Kyle Stanley, Nick Watney

Jarrod Lyle opens with 67 in US return

Jarrod Lyle shot a 4-under 67 on Thursday in the Tour's Midwest Classic, the Australian's first U.S. event since his second bout with leukemia.


Related Topix: Golf, Jarrod Lyle

The Tribune

Taiwan sweeps US in 1st day of International Crown

OWINGS MILLS, Maryland - A winless day left the top-seeded United States with the feeling there's nothing left to lose in their quest to capture the International Crown Yani Tseng made a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to give Taiwan a sweep of the Americans in the opening round of the 32-player, eight-team tournament Thursday.


Related Topix: Golf, Yani Tseng, Stacy Lewis, Teresa Lu, Candie Kung, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr

Nicklaus sees success for McIlroy

Jack Nicklaus has told Rory McIlroy he can become one of golf's greatest ever players if he chooses to.


Related Topix: Jack Nicklaus, Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

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.


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


Crown will give clues on 2016 Olympic gold fight

Rivals at the LPGA International Crown see this week's global team matches as a sneak peek at the fight for gold in golf's 2016 Olympic return in Rio de Janeiro.


Related Topix: Golf, Stacy Lewis, Paula Creamer

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Sand Trap

Jack or Tiger: Who's the greatest

I seriously doubt whether Mr. Nicklaus gives a damn. I don't think he's looking for any advantage in this contest.


Related Topix: Jack Nicklaus, Golf, Tiger Woods

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Golf, Tiger Woods, Brandel Chamblee

Northern Michigan News

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.


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

ABC News

World Supremacy at Stake in International Crown

Thirty-two elite players from eight countries will compete at Caves Valley Golf Club to determine which nation has the best women's players in the world.


Related Topix: Karrie Webb, Golf, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis

The Washington Post

Watson: Porthcawl is tougher than Hoylake

Tom Watson, one of the all-time masters of links golf with five British Open championships under his belt, has taken to his heart Royal Porthcawl, the venue for the British Senior Open starting on Thursday.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tom Watson, British Open, Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie

Daily Camera

John Elway proud of effort to bring PGA tournament back to Colorado

Along with bringing the Broncos back to NFL prominence, John Elway has had another goal the past few years: bringing a major PGA tournament back to Colorado.


Related Topix: John Lynch, Golf, Zach Johnson, Charlie Rymer

Open golf champion Rory McIlroy steps out with stunning new girlfriend Sasha Gale

Golf champion Rory McIlroy stepped out with a new girl yesterday just two days after his sensational win at The Open and two months after dumping his fiancee, tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki.


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golf, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Marietta Times

Lincicome shoots PCC record 62 at Sour Mash

The schedule for Monday's 43rd annual Rotary Sour Mash Memorial at the Parkersburg Country Club stated guest professional Brittany Lincicome would give a golf clinic at 10:15 a.m. Indeed, that is what took place as Lincicome displayed her bag of clubs and bag of tricks to a large and appreciative gallery that ooohed and aaahed as each passing shot ... (more)


Related Topix: Golf, Brittany Lincicome

British Open final-round ratings slide to lowest level in ESPN's tenure

Rory McIlroy might still be on a high from handily claiming the Claret Jug last weekend, but ESPN's ratings sure aren't.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, British Open, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson, Tiger Woods

Business Journal

Tiger Woods' golf course north of Houston begins construction

Golf legend Tiger Woods will finally get to see his first U.S. golf course come to life at a Houston-area private club and community, as construction has officially begun, developers announced July 21. Bluejack National sits on 755 acres that will include Woods' 18-hole golf course, surrounded by natural water features and wooded countryside, and ... (more)


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golf