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Thursday Aug 21 | NJ.com

The Barclays 2014: Rory McIlroy struggles as field takes advantage of Ridgewood during first round

He brought Royal Liverpool Golf Club, a place which counts Walter Hagen and Bobby Jones and Tiger Woods as its champions, to its knees.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NJ.com

The Barclays 2014: As Rory McIlroy's star rises, Rickie Fowler hopes to fill role as chief rival

Golf is hoping that as Rory McIlroy becomes the game's dominant force, Rickie Fowler can be his rival for years to come.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, PGA Golf, Jack Nicklaus

Golf Club Management

Playing golf will cut the risk of contracting diabetes

Four golf clubs in Durham and the golfing legend Gary Player are campaigning to get more people playing golf in order to put the breaks on an increase in Type 2 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

'It's nice to see a happy face up at world No.1'

Ernie Els, a fellow four-time major tournament winner, believes that the key to Rory McIlroy becoming one of the greats of the game will be his level of dedication.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Ernie Els, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Jack Nicklaus, PGA Championship

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Golf World

Upper Deck's new golf trading cards come with something more valuable than bubble gum

For golf-memorabilia buffs, there's plenty packed into Upper Deck's new trading-card set.

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Related Topix: Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Golf World

Rory McIlroy puts a tidy bow on the most untidy of finishes

What they should have done, there in the gloaming, was load up the Wanamaker Trophy and drive that beauty down the 18th fairway to Rory McIlroy.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus

BleacherReport

Ranking the PGA Tour's Top 5 Rounds This Year

Despite the absence of one of golf's most decorated stars for a lengthy period, the PGA Tour has offered some remarkable rounds this year.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Bubba Watson, Golfers, PGA Golf, Matt Kuchar, Luke Donald

Silicon Alley Insider

Why Even Experienced Fund Managers Don't Beat The Market

"THE harder I practise, the luckier I get," said Gary Player, one of history's greatest golfers.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Golf

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Fodor's

World's Best Golf Resorts

Fodor's may use your e-mail address to send you relevant information on site updates, account changes, and offers.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Jack Nicklaus, Travel

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Digital Game Developer

OnCore Golf Names Joseph White President and COO

OnCore Golf is excited to announce the hiring of Joseph J. White as the company's new President and COO.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers

The Economist

Buttonwood: Practice makes imperfect

"THE harder I practise, the luckier I get," said Gary Player, one of history's greatest golfers.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Golf

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Daily Republic

This date in sports history for Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

She is timed in 14 hours and 31 minutes. 1958 - Glen Davis of Columbus, Ohio, sets a world record in the 400 hurdles with a time of 49.2 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, More Sports, Golf, British Open, PGA Championship, Buick Open, Golfers

Golf World

Caddieing for a Hall of Famer was actually as cool as it sounds

Hale Irwin has just put a ball in the creek on the short par-4 17th hole at Troy Country Club, and his caddie is looking for a place to hide.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Hale Irwin, Golf, Golfers, Frank Lickliter

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Sand Trap

Jack or Tiger: Who's the greatest

May. Tiger didn't even have 14 then. Or 79. And the poll doesn't ask who will be the GOAT.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Golf, Bruce Crampton

Golfweek

'The Big Three' together again at Greats of Golf

Match-play success doesn't come often for Nick Hardy, but it did Friday in the Sweet 16 and the quarterfinals of the Western Amateur at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, LPGA Golf, Golfers, Annika Sorenstam, Arnold Palmer

Sun Aug 03, 2014

CBC News

Rory McIlroy reclaims world No. 1 with win at Firestone

Rory McIlroy holds the Gary Player Cup upon winning the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Sat Aug 02, 2014

TwinCities

Harsh words from golf champ Gary Player inspired Chris Davis to lose 65 pounds

That was five years ago, just after the golfing legend regarded as the game's pioneer in fitness had given a short putting lesson to an attendee of a junior event at Pebble Beach.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers

TwinCities

Tom Powers: Golf's legendary Big Three are as popular as ever

Of course, it was up to Gary Player, perhaps the game's premier ambassador--"For the love of golf!"--to give a bit of perspective.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, LPGA Golf

Fri Aug 01, 2014

TwinCities

3M Championship report: Contender Mediate has no time for star gazing

With his opening-round eight-under-par 64 performance Friday in the 3M Championship at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Rocco Mediate put himself in a four-way tie for second place heading into Saturday.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Rocco Mediate, Golfers, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus

CBS Local

Annual 3M Golf Tournament Wows Crowd, Raises Charity

Once again the greats of professional golf are teeing it up in the annual 3M Championship at the TPC in Blaine.

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Related Topix: Arnold Palmer, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers

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