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12 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser

Wentworth Club sold to China's Reignwood Group for A 135m

London billionaire Richard Caring has sold the Wentworth Club in Virginia Water to the China-based Reignwood Group for A 135m. The sale of the iconic golf and sporting complex, once described by the 65-year-old as "to golf what Wimbledon is to tennis", will not have been an easy decision to make.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Denver Post

BMW Round 1: Early trio gets to 3-under after nine holes

The first groups have made the turn in the opening round of the BMW Championship on Thursday at Cherry Hills, and a trio of players made it to 3-under. Justin Rose had an early lead, shooting 3-under 31 on the front nine.

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Related Topix: Justin Rose, Golfers, Golf, Gary Woodland

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Denver Post

Paige: Mr. Jack Vickers is well deserving of PGA award

Born in Colorado Springs in 1925, Jack Vickers has experienced a lifetime of achievement and excellence in oil and gas, business and industry, the military during World War II, land development, hockey and football patronage, philanthropy and kindness. Colorado's pre-eminent ambassador for the gentleman's game, Mr. Golf will become the 11th recipient of the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday night.

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Denver Post

BMW Championships pro-am has some Broncos, Nuggets influences

As the top two players in the standings, Chris Kirk and Rory McIlroy opened the BMW Championship pro-am with early Wednesday morning tee times.

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Denver Post

Cherry Hills' gnarly rough to challenge field at BMW Championship

PGA Tour players were excited to see historic Cherry Hills Country Club, giving the golf course a thumbs up Tuesday during the first official practice rounds for the BMW Championship.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Golf, Johnny Miller

Tue Sep 02, 2014

South China Morning Post

The 'Big Easy' set to swing into action at Hong Kong Open

Four-time major winner Ernie Els will play at the Hong Kong Open for the first time in October, saying the tournament fits perfectly into his year-end Asian swing.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Golfers, Bernhard Langer

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Denver Post

BMW Championship field set after moving day in Massachusetts

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland prepares to putt on the 15th hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at the TPC Boston on September 1, 2014 in Norton, Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Jimmy Walker

Denver Post

BMW Championship field set after moving day in Massachusetts

But with the cut for the FedEx Cup playoffs looming Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship in the Boston area, there was plenty of movement to get into the top 70 of the standings and earn a trip to Cherry Hills.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To New Rochelle's Claude 'Butch' Harmon, Jr.

Harmon, Jr., a golf instructor and former professional player, was born Aug. 28, 1943.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Golf: Tiger's better off without a coach, says Els

Ernie Els said Wednesday Tiger Woods should forget about hiring a new coach after splitting with Sean Foley and could return to major-winning form on his own.

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Norwalk Citizen News

No reason to feel sorry for Jim Furyk

Jim Furyk hits a fairway shot on the first hole during the third round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. Photo: Mel Evans, AP Jim Furyk hits a tee shot on the 17th hole during the second round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. Photo: Mel Evans, AP Jim ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The China Post

Late birdies bring Hunter Mahan sixth career PGA title at Barclays

Hunter Mahan fired a six-under par 65 Sunday to win the U.S. PGA Barclays tournament by two strokes, giving the American his first tour victory in more than two years.

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BleacherReport

2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs: Winners and Losers from the Barclays

Part of what makes the FedEx Cup playoffs such a draw is keeping the best players on the course at a time they might otherwise take some time off.

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Related Topix: Hunter Mahan, More Sports, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tom Watson, Phil Mickelson

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NJ.com

The Barclays 2014: NJ's Morgan Hoffman falls out of contention in final round

When Morgan Hoffman drained a 40-foot uphill birdie putt on the first hole Sunday, the bandwagon started to look like a Friday rush-hour NJ Transit train, heading home for a three-day weekend: Lots of smiling faces and everyone looking for a seat.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Jim Furyk, Golf, Golfers, Hunter Mahan, Jason Day

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Don't judge Adam Scott's fire by his cool

On the outside is straight-up cool that should be gliding down a runway, attire that is always in style and immaculate, and an easy-going manner that stacks up with his politeness and approachability.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers, Jim Furyk, Jason Day

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Golfweek

1Ernie Els, Lee Westwood strive for longer stay in playoffs

Brad Dalke joins the Golfweek.com staff as a junior player blogger for the 2014 season.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Lee Westwood, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Dana Quigley

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Furyk shares lead, Stenson surges with a 64

Jim Furyk shot a two-under-par 69 for a share of the clubhouse lead at The Barclays, while Sweden's Henrik Stenson surged into contention with a sizzling 64 midway through the second round on Friday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Golf prize money up for grabs at The Barclays in 2014

The following is a list of the prize money up for grabs for professional golfers on the PGA Tour at The Barclays tournament in 2014, which is being played from August 21-24, 2014, at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, New Jersey.

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The Age

Peerless Rory McIlroy on course to break the bank

"I don't think a torch has passed, and I don't think any torch will ever be passed": McIlroy.

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Golfweek

1Tiger Woods gives his insight on golf equipment

Phil Mickelson and two others have a chance to maintain perfect attendance at the Tour Championship since the debut of the FedEx Cup -- while four of last year's finalists are out of the playoffs.

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