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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Langer leads from day one to break field, and a record

Bernhard Langer strolled into the golfing record books at Royal Porthcawl on the South Wales coast yesterday as he overcame a big-name line-up to win his second Senior Open title and a cheque for 197,250, while treble-chasing Colin Montgomerie rallied to secure second place after a disappointing Saturday.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Bernhard Langer, Golfers, Colin Montgomerie, Bob Charles, Fred Couples

Sat Jul 26, 2014

VietNam News

Teed Off

Surgery or no surgery, they guy simply cannot play to the level required on the PGA Tour today.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

South Wales Argus

Monty still in contention to make history but Langer in charge at Porthcawl

Colin Montgomerie gestures to the gallery following his putt on the second green during the final round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla., Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Colin Montgomerie, More Sports, PGA Golf, Bernhard Langer, Bob Tway, Ian Woosnam

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Carolina Beaches

USGA Announces 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Qualifying Sites

The United States Golf Association today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, to be held at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif., May 2-6, 2015.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, PGA Golf, Golfers, Peter Jacobsen, Holly Ridge, NC

The Daily Republic

This date in sports history for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

1962 - Gary Player of South Africa becomes the first non-resident of the United States to win the PGA championship.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Golfers, British Open, PGA Golf, Seve Ballesteros

The Daily Record

Rory McIlroy backed by Monty to overtake Nick Faldo as the greatest British golfer ever

COLIN MONTGOMERIE has tipped Rory McIlroy to take over Sir Nick Faldo's mantle as the greatest British golfer of all time.

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Related Topix: Nick Faldo, More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Colin Montgomerie, PGA Golf, Jack Nicklaus

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Sand Trap

Tiger vs. Jack

Trying to parse out the respective greatness of golf's two winningest major champions is probably the sport's biggest unsolved mystery.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Arnold Palmer, Golf, Golfers, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus, PGA Golf

Independent.ie

McIlroy has Augusta plan

An amateur more than twice his age, who has already beaten him once, could hold the key to Rory McIlroy's bid to complete a career grand slam.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Charl Schwartzel, PGA Golf, Jack Nicklaus

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Golf World

James Garner, 1928-2014: Actor, avid golfer who once punched out a fan

John Cook was lining up a par putt to get him into a playoff at the 1981 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am when his playing partner, actor James Garner, became a verbal target of an inebriated fan shouting, "Hey, Rockford."

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Related Topix: John Cook, Golf, Golfers

Washington Times

McIlroy poised to move closer to career Grand Slam

McIlroy knows that a victory Sunday at Royal Liverpool will give him the third leg in a career Grand Slam.

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USA Today

McIlroy poised to move closer to career Grand Slam

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Click Orlando

Golf

It's been a year of up and down form for Rory McIlroy, but could major championship winning consistency finally be on the horizon? Rory McIlroy led an early morning assault by the world's best golfers on a toothless Hoylake Thursday to claim the first round lead at the British Open with Tiger Woods also making a promising start to his first major ... (more)

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Related Topix: Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Tiger Woods

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

30 Amazing golf photos

Nedbank Golf Challenge SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 05: A view of the 16th green as lightning strikes the hills behind and storms bring a halt to play during the second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club on December 5, 2008 in Sun City, South Africa.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, The Masters, Golfers, Fredrik Andersson Hed, Francesco Molinari, PGA Golf, Dustin Johnson

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Golf World

6 obscure milestones that can/will happen at this year's British Open

Everybody remembers the browned-out fairways from Royal Liverpool in 2006. Fewer recall how the the leader board was shaded in a decidedly different hue: red.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers, Nick Faldo

KMIZ

British Open: Golf needs 'icon' Woods, says Player

Forty years ago this week golf legend Gary Player scored one of his most memorable victories at the British Open and now he is willing Tiger Woods to do the same in the 2104 edition at Hoylake as the American battles back from injury and loss of form.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

CNN

British Open: Golf great Gary Player on a mission to save lives

Player is flanked by fellow legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer at the 2000 U.S. Masters.

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

IcNetwork

Senior Open 2014: Major-winner Monty wants to make it the Grand Slam at Royal Porthcawl

Two-time Senior Major winner Colin Montgomerie is looking to make it three from three in this year's Majors at the Senior Open Former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has set his sights on completing an historic 'Grand Slam' at next week's Senior Open Championship at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Golfers, Colin Montgomerie, Ryder Cup, PGA Championship, Gene Sauers

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Sporting Life

Hoylake: The stage is set for this week's Open Championship

The Scottish Open champion has been crowned, one of Zach Johnson or Steve Stricker has either won or almost won the John Deere Classic, and Tiger Woods has been rude to the British press.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Zach Johnson, Steve Stricker, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Adam Scott

Iol.co.za

Rose could make history with Open win

When South African-born Justin Rose won the Scottish Open on Sunday at Royal Aberdeen, no one appeared to notice that he had he put himself on the cusp of golf history.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Justin Rose, Golf, Golfers, The Masters, PGA Golf, Branden Grace, Ernie Els

Sun Jul 13, 2014

NewsOK.com

U.S. Senior Open: Colin Montgomerie gets second straight major victory

Winning a major was the only thing missing from Colin Montgomerie's Hall of Fame career.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Colin Montgomerie, More Sports, PGA Golf, Gene Sauers, Jack Nicklaus, Roger Chapman

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