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Saturday Sep 6 | Denver Post

Third-round BMW Championship leader Billy Horschel looking for biggest win

Arnold Palmer was chased by Jack Nicklaus and Ben Hogan in the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills. The 1978 U.S. Open, won by Andy North, featured Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Gary Player and Tom Watson in top-10 contention.

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Thu Sep 04, 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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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els

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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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

Columbus golfer to play at Pebble Beach

Columbus' Francisco de la Torre was chosen to play with pros at Pebble Beach, one of the most scenic golf courses in the world.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Brett Thompson, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, More Sports, Golf, Greg Norman, Golfers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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

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