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40 min ago | The Washington Post

Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic lead

Ben Martin smiles after a birdie on the 17th hole during the opening round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Golf, Ben Martin, More Sports, Andrew Svoboda, Erik Compton, Michael Thompson, Chad Collins

4 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

Is This Heaven? No, It's The Masters

For the average golf fan - this includes everyone from the weekend duffers to the 1-handicappers who spend a small fortune on their on-course wardrobe - attending the Masters is akin to snaking in back-to-back holes-in-one.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Miguel Angel Jimenez

8 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

RBC Heritage working to keep backing

RBC Heritage tournament director Steve Wilmot doesn't want to return to the dark, sponsorless days of just a few years ago when his longtime PGA Tour stop didn't know if it would make it through to the next year.


Related Topix: Matt Kuchar, Golf

12 hrs ago |

Dyson, Quiros lead China Open

Englishman Simon Dyson, who was handed a suspended two-month ban for cheating in December, fired a five-under-par 67 to grab a share of the first round lead at the European Tour's China Open on Thursday.


Related Topix: Simon Dyson, Golf, Alvaro Quiros, Brett Rumford

12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Teen Chinese Golfer Getting Used To Attention

One year after his stunning debut at the Masters, Chinese 15-year-old golfer Guan Tianlang is growing accustomed to being in the spotlight.


Related Topix: More Sports, Henrik Stenson, Golf

16 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

Strength of Field in Jack's Day and Tiger's Day

Loosely Related Question : Which is the more impressive feat? I think something as simple as being able to travel so easily and comfortably must help give players that are traveling a better shot at winning events that would have been much more demanding 40 years ago.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Steve Stricker

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Michelle Wie back in Bay Area after LPGA win

A one-time teen sensation who burst onto the national stage at age 10, Wie will tee it off Thursday in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at Lake Merced Golf Club riding a wave of positive emotions.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Kraft Nabisco Championship, LPGA Golf, Michelle Wie, Paula Creamer, Juli Inkster

The Wichita Eagle

Horschel aims to regain winning form in Big Easy

In this April 28, 2013 file photo, Billy Horschel celebrates after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th green to win the Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Billy Horschel, PGA Golf, Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Justin Rose, Ernie Els


Liberty wins Big South Championship

Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed will share a tee time with defending champion Billy Horschel in one of the top groups to watch in Thursday and Friday's first and second round at this week's Zurich Classic of New Orleans on PGA Tour.


Related Topix: Golf, Rickie Fowler, Billy Horschel, Sean O'Hair

Alamogordo Daily News

Japan LPGA champ, 15, 'doesn't feel much pressure'

Minami Katsu noshed on rice balls and chatted casually with her caddie during breaks in the action.


Related Topix: Ai Miyazato, Ryo Ishikawa, Golf

The Globe and Mail

Beer for golfers builds a head of steam

Geoff Tait admits that when he started his own brewing company, he knew little about making beer - except how to enjoy the final product.


Related Topix: Arnold Palmer, Golf

Merced Sun-Star

Hoylake to have Open's 1st horseshoe grandstand

Organizers say the Royal Liverpool course will be extended by 54 yards compared to 2006 - the last time it held the major - and the green on the first hole has been reshaped and rebunkered to make it the "hardest opening hole on the Open rota."


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golf

Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup is no sure thing under Tom Watson, plus the Van Cynical Mailbag

We don't know how long golf is going to be Tiger-less. Tiger Woods probably doesn't know yet, either.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Graham Delaet, Jimmy Walker, Dustin Johnson

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News-Press

Native American golf analyst tees off on Dan Snyder

Notah Begay III, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour who runs a foundation promoting healthy kids in American Indian communities, calls the new philanthropic venture started by Washington NFL team owner Daniel Snyder nothing more than a public relations gimmick.


Related Topix: Notah Begay III, Golf

Norwalk Citizen News

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

In this April 2011, file photo, professional golfer Notah Begay III talks to students in Albuquerque, N.M., about his mission to combat diabetes among Native American youth.


Related Topix: Notah Begay III, Golf

The Washington Post

Michelle Wie ready to ride momentum from last win

A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it.


Related Topix: Michelle Wie, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, LPGA Golf, More Sports, Sports

Florida golf coach retiring after 27 seasons

The 61-year-old Alexander will leave June 30, calling it quits after two national championships and eight Southeastern Conference titles.


Related Topix: Billy Horschel, Golf, Matt Every, Chris DiMarco, Dudley Hart, Camilo Villegas

The Washington Post

Woods has a new tournament _ for amateurs

The "Putterboy" statue is shown at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club during media day for the upcoming back-to-back U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open golf championships to be held this June in Pinehurst, N.C., Monday, April 21, 2014.


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

Christian Newswire

New Golf-Themed Devotional Book Targets Christian Golfers in Wake of...

Contact: Darren Paul Shearer, High Bridge Books , 318-780-5122, GREENVILLE, S.C., April 22, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- South Carolina's Christian radio talk show host, Sam Hunter, reminds us to focus on the little things each day that create a life of greatness in his new golf-themed devotional book, "The Putting ... (more)


Related Topix: John Daly, Golf

Golf World

Bubba Watson's caddie shoots under par in PGA Tour qualifier

The PGA Tour's slogan is, "These guys are good." The motto for its caddies should be, "These guys are good, too."


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Bubba Watson