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35 min ago | The Island Packet

PGA Championship at a glance

Last year: Jason Dufner, who lost a four-shot lead with four holes to play in the 2011 PGA Championship, atoned for that collapse by closing with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Jim Furyk.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Jason Dufner, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods, Bob May

4 hrs ago | The State

Marc Leishman does simple things well on way to 64, first-round lead

Leishman twice referenced the need to "keep doing the simple things well" when he met with the media Thursday following his first round score of 6-under-par 64 to lead the field of 76 golfers in the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.

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Related Topix: Golf, Marc Leishman, Chris Kirk, Rickie Fowler, Francesco Molinari, Graham Delaet, Tiger Woods

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sunherald.com

Five share Stonebrae Championship lead

Blayne Barber was one of five players to card a 7-under 63 on Thursday and claim a share of the Stonebrae Championship lead before play was suspended by darkness.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Ryan Blaum, Hugo Leon, Josh Broadaway, Zack Sucher

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Watney holds first-round lead at Barracuda Championship

Nick Watney had a bogey-free first round and he holds a 2-point lead using the Modified Stableford scoring system at the Barracuda Championship.

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Related Topix: Golf, Nick Watney, More Sports, PGA Golf, Geoff Ogilvy, Tim Wilkinson, Martin Laird

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, PGA Golf, Keegan Bradley

ESPN

Woods shoots 68, trails by 4 at Bridgestone

Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a 2-under 68 on a soft, gentle day for scoring at Firestone.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Marc Leishman, Golf, PGA Golf, Ryan Moore, Rory McIlroy

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, Dustin Johnson, PGA Golf, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, U.S. Open, British Open

Bellingham Herald

Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

In a statement Thursday from his agent at Hambric Sports Management, the 30-year-old Johnson said his leave of absence was effective immediately.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Dustin Johnson, PGA Golf

The News Tribune

Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this fall while fitting in time to train for the New York City Marathon.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, US Open, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Wimbledon

941zbq.com

Chris Tucker 'Not a Fan' of Completing Fourth 'Friday' Sequel

Listen up, comedy lovers, Chris Tucker has a message when he rolls into a town near you: 'You ain't got no job and got nothing to do, so come out!' The actor/comedian, best known for roles in comedies like 'Friday' and 'Rush Hour,' is bringing his new stand-up comedy show, the Payback Tour, running now through Aug. 23 , plus a charity golf ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chris Tucker, Golf

Bradenton.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, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Zach Johnson, Jason Day

WTOP-FM Washington

Golfers to go big to support Wounded Warriors

For the criticisms it can get as an elitist sport, golf also raises a tremendous amount of money for charitable causes in the U.S. each year.

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Related Topix: Billy Casper, Golf

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, PGA Golf, Golf, Adam Scott

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Extreme sports enthusiast Rickie Fowler seeks thrill in WGC quest

You'd never be able to tell it from his neon-colored clothing, formerly long hair and the fact that he turned pro at just 21 years old - but Rickie Fowler is not your average golfer.

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Related Topix: Rickie Fowler, Golf

NewsOK.com

Andy Ruthkoski wins Tournament of Champions again

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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Related Topix: Golf, Bob Ackerman

Sunherald.com

Goosen debuts in Reno's new Barracuda Championship

Defending champ Gary Woodland is playing in the World Golf Championship event in Ohio that attracts the world's best.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Reno-Tahoe Open, Gary Woodland, PGA Golf, Retief Goosen, Davis Love III, Padraig Harrington

Daily Echo

Hants players qualify for English Amateur knockout

HARRY Ellis has taken the first step towards regaining his English Amateur crown after making it through to the matchplay knockout at Saunton, which gets under way this morning.

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Related Topix: Nick Faldo, Golf, Phil Mickelson

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, PGA Golf, Ryder Cup, Tiger Woods, 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, PGA Golf, Thongchai Jaidee

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

Tiger Faces 2 Weeks That'll Shape Season

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, PGA Golf, Matt Kuchar, Tom Watson, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, British Open

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